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Oppenheimer, Cisco-backed Harambe raises $1 million for African tech startups

Jun 03 2020 19:48

Harambe Entrepreneur Alliance, whose backers include Cisco Systems and a foundation of Jonathan Oppenheimer, raised $1 million for African tech startups needing capital.


    Amplats processing unit shut down again after water leak

    Jun 03 2020 19:16

    The platinum producer said on Wednesday a water leak had been detected in the high-pressure cooling section of the Anglo Converter Plant Phase B unit.


    Sipho Kings appointed acting editor-in-chief of Mail & Guardian

    Jun 03 2020 15:18

    Sipho Kings, who has been news editor at the paper and reported extensively on environmental matters, says the new role is both "daunting" and "incredibly exciting".


    Sasol shares briefly rally on stronger oil price before paring gains

    Jun 03 2020 14:44

    After coming under pressure from the combined effects of weaker oil prices and the global impact of Covid-19, shares in the petrochemical firm briefly rose by 14%.


    Facebook’s Zuckerberg defends Trump post decisions to staff

    Jun 03 2020 14:02

    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg told staff at a companywide meeting that he won’t change his mind about a decision to leave up posts shared by the US president.


    Comair creditors, employees glimpse proposed rescue plan

    Jun 02 2020 22:00

    In terms of a proposed restructuring plan, it is likely that the existing shareholder base of Comair will be substantially diluted, according to its business rescue practitioners.

    Financial Services

    Coronavirus intensifying banking competition on price

    Jun 02 2020 20:23

    Digital first entrants such as TymeBank and Discovery Bank have positioned themselves as the cheapest option in customers’ minds as FNB announces monthly account fees will remain unchanged for the year.



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