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OPINION: Construction companies in SA are increasingly run by women - here's why

Aug 24 2019 17:00

Nearly half of SA's construction enterprises are women-owned, says Boitumelo Thipe.


Zimbabwe union rejects govt pay deal as anger over economy grows

Aug 24 2019 19:20

The main Zimbabwe public sector union has rejected a pay offer from the government, which is trying to avert threats of strike action amid growing anger over the country's ailing economy.


Eskom unbundling will be 'just', 'sustainable': Public Enterprises gives update

Aug 24 2019 12:38

Eskom's Chief Restructuring Office has begun its work, and the power utility has started implementing key recommendations of the technical review team to ensure power stations remain operational.


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SA is near junk status from all 3 rating agencies. What could follow?

A lack of significant reforms led to the country being downgraded to junk...


OPINION: Construction companies in SA are increasingly run by women - here's why

Nearly half of SA's construction enterprises are women-owned, says Boitumelo...


IAN MANN REVIEWS: Why the world doesn't need more specialists

Three-quarters of graduates go on to a career unrelated to their majors....


Ferial Haffajee: The private sector medical complex needs a wake-up call too

Private sector healthcare is also vulnerable to corruption and capture,...


Solly Moeng: If SA were a business, we'd have axed those at the top

If SA were a business, its leadership would have been axed, says Solly...

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Aug 23 2019 20:31

Wall Street stocks have plunged deep into the red on Friday after US President Donald Trump threatened new retaliation against China in response to Beijing's latest tariff announcement.

Stock markets reverse gains as China targets US imports

Aug 23 2019 20:28

Global stock markets fell on Friday as trade war worries returned with a vengeance when China said it would target US imports worth $75 billion with new tariffs.

Asian mostly up ahead of much-anticipated Powell speech

Aug 23 2019 15:36

Asian markets have mostly risen ahead of a key speech by Federal Reserve boss Jerome Powell, while the pound held the previous day's rally fuelled by rekindled hopes for a soft Brexit.

Hong Kong stocks finish week on positive note

Aug 23 2019 15:26

Hong Kong shares have ended the week with a healthy rise as investors look ahead to a key speech later in the day by Federal Reserve boss Jerome Powell hoping for hints at further interest rate cuts.

European equities rally despite Italy woes

Aug 21 2019 15:27

European stock markets have rebounded as dealers shrugged off tense political turmoil in Italy.

Tokyo stocks close higher, tracking US rallies

Aug 20 2019 14:51

Tokyo stocks have closed higher for a third straight session, taking a positive lead from bullish trade on Wall Street.



No straight answer from Ramaphosa on prescribed assets

Aug 22 2019 15:41

President Cyril Ramaphosa has not said outright whether he supports the prescription of assets - but has said government will pursue policies in the interests of South Africans, and pension fund holders.

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