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Parly committee chair wants government to stop job cuts at DionWired, Masscash

Jan 16 2020 14:22

The chairperson of Parliament’s Select Committee on Trade and Industry says while it is not ideal for government to 'interfere' in business, the large number of job cuts will frustrate government's objectives of creating over a million jobs.


SA average house price growth dips in 2019

Jan 15 2020 11:07

The latest FNB House Price Index shows that pressure persists in more affluent areas, while low-income areas have remained resilient.

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Tito slams plan to nationalise Reserve Bank, invites critics to 'burn him at the stake'

Jan 14 2020 20:08

Finance Minister Tito Mboweni has again taken to Twitter to express his frustration, with his views on the role and independence of the SA Reserve Bank taking centre stage of a heated online debate.

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Ramaphosa vows to honour Maponya's dream for young entrepreneurs

Jan 14 2020 15:31

The president told mourners at the businessman's official state funeral that he would work to develop a youth entrepreneurship academy in his honour.

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READ: Ramaphosa's eulogy for Richard Maponya

Jan 14 2020 15:30

President Cyril Ramaphosa described Maponya as a "man of extraordinary resilience, who rose above his circumstances and persevered until he reached the pinnacle of success".

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UPDATE: No loadshedding expected on Monday, Eskom says

Jan 12 2020 08:02

The Eskom statement released on Sunday evening said there had been an improvement in the system and bring units under maintenance back online, to much success.


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'Game over': Mboweni's frustrated tweets show he is losing patience, say economists

Jan 11 2020 07:00

As the man in charge of the country's ailing economy, Finance Minister Tito Mboweni appears to be losing patience with the slow pace of economic reforms he has been pushing since he took office in 2018.

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