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  • Rolling blackouts

    Power cuts could slash SA's GDP growth to just 0.3%, says market research firm Intellidex.

  • 'Really close to the edge'

    Eskom is being forced to operate without 40% of it nominal capacity, says energy analyst Chris Yelland.

  • Insurance Fraud

    Life insurers say the "buying and renting of dead bodies" to obtain fake certificates is popular.


Where the UK's wealthiest people live - and how they made their money

Dec 08 2019 21:00

The UK is the 4th largest wealth market in the world - in terms of total wealth held according to a new report by market research group New World Wealth.


      WATCH: French nursery produces 'prestige' Christmas trees

      Dec 08 2019 19:30

      'Red Label' fir trees are cut later, are fresher and simply look better when they are used as Christmas trees: but, they are grown in only three nurseries in France.


      UN: Zim needs US$293m for emergency food supplies as hunger worsens

      Dec 03 2019 21:02

      The United Nations, through its World Food Programme, plans to more than double the number of people it is feeding in Zimbabwe to 4.1 million by January 2020, it said on Tuesday.


      WATCH: Man City stake sale values soccer club at $4.8bn

      Nov 27 2019 15:49

      US private equity firm Silver Lake is buying a stake of just over 10% in Manchester City for $500m, valuing the English club at $4.8bn.


      UAE ready to take relations with SA to next level - Dubai Chamber president

      Nov 26 2019 17:59

      There is a strengthening of relations between South Africa and the UAE to take cultural and economic ties to the next level, says the CEO of the Dubai Chamber.


      WATCH: Trump considers Apple exemption from China tariffs

      Nov 21 2019 13:46

      After touring a plant that assembles Apple computers, President Trump said he was considering whether to exempt the tech giant from tariffs on imports from China.


      For Apple and Disney+, getting people to sign up is not the hard part

      Nov 19 2019 08:44

      Disney sold a $7-a-month service using a colossal back catalog of content and a single episode of a new buzzy series based on a well-known franchise, Star Wars.



      Greece speeds up 'Golden Visa' scheme for Chinese investors

      Nov 10 2019 15:12

      Chinese investor Jiang Rungong, who moved to Greece three years ago, says he and his family could not be happier in their new home on the Athens coast.

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