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Businesses sound alarm as UK says prepare for no-deal Brexit

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A senior British Cabinet minister says businesses need to prepare for the possibility the UK will leave the European Union in March without an exit deal, as a growing number of British firms say they are stockpiling goods.


    MONEY CLINIC: How much can your credit score improve in 3 months?

    Jan 23 2019 10:39

    Have a money problem that needs solving? Fin24 can help! This month our focus is on debt. Send your question to or find the Money Clinic box on the right of our homepage.


    ANC calls for end to sanctions against Zimbabwe

    Jan 22 2019 20:52

    The African National Congress has called for the lifting of sanctions against Zimbabwe, where clashes between security forces and anti-government protesters claimed at least 12 lives.


    How parliament plans to take control of Brexit from Theresa May

    Jan 22 2019 21:35

    With Prime Minister Theresa May refusing to budge from her Brexit position, a series of amendments have been proposed by different members of Parliament demanding various changes of direction.


    WATCH: Gloomy outlook, few world leaders for Davos 2019

    Jan 22 2019 19:31

    An array of crises will keep several world leaders away from the annual World Economic Forum in Davos, which takes place against a backdrop of deepening gloom over the global economic and political outlook.


    Higher education funding model is unsustainable - World Bank

    Jan 22 2019 17:53

    The World Bank has flagged the Treasury’s funding of a phased-in approach to fee-free higher education as unsustainable, saying it should move to a contingent loan income system instead.


    WATCH: What is the World Economic Forum?

    Jan 22 2019 16:40

    With political, business and cultural leaders heading to Davos in Switzerland this week, we take a look at the World Economic Forum.



    AYO business was introduced to PIC by ex-CEO Dan Matjila

    Jan 22 2019 16:04

    The proposal to invest in AYO Technology Solutions came from the office of the former Public Investment Corporation former chief executive Dan Matjila.


    World Bank says Eskom simply too big to fail

    Jan 22 2019 14:01

    "It is just too big to allow it to disintegrate, and fixing all these pieces will be costlier than trying to reform it," the bank’s country director for SA said at a media briefing in Johannesburg.

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