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Pensioners oppose prescribed assets plan

Aug 25 2019 17:24

South Africa's intentions to tap state workers' pension funds to revive a struggling economy would be strongly opposed, the Sunday Times reports, citing a major trade group on pensions.


PICS: Ramaphosa to woo investors at G7 Summit

Aug 25 2019 13:19

President Cyril Ramaphosa aims to market South Africa as an investment destination and trade partner during the G7 Summit taking place in Biarritz, France.


Japan, US reach broad agreement on trade deal - reports

Aug 25 2019 12:31

Japan and the United States have reached a broad agreement in trade negotiations, with the leaders of both countries expected to hold talks on the sidelines of the G7 summit.


Fighter, fearless and formidable: Hamba kahle Thandi Ndlovu

Aug 25 2019 11:13

The death of Dr Thandi Ndlovu has been met with shock and sadness as tributes pour in for one of the country's leading businesswoman who died in a car crash.


Lying on your CV – 7 things to know about the new law that could land you in jail

Aug 24 2019 15:30

What exactly does the new law entail? What are the implications for employers? Can you be held accountable if you know someone who has lied about their credentials and you don't report them? And what constitutes lying, anyway? Fin24 has you covered.


Zim government offers workers a 76% salary hike

Aug 24 2019 14:09

The Zimbabwean government has offered its employees a 76% pay increase – which is, nonetheless, short of what they are demanding, according to a statement issued by the state workers' representative body on Friday.


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.



Scam alert: Deputy finance minister David Masondo is not offering to fund your business

Aug 24 2019 11:32

The Ministry of Finance has issued a warning against a new scam where con artists purporting to be deputy minister David Masondo falsely promise people funding for their businesses.

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