Sunday, 23 September 2018

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  • South African recession is temporary – Ramaphosa

    South African recession is temporary – Ramaphosa

    South Africa’s slide into recession is a “transitional issue” from which the economy will soon recover, President Cyril Ramaphosa said in comments published on Thursday, repeating ...

  • Sea Harvest anticipates lower earnings

    Sea Harvest anticipates lower earnings

    JSE-listed and vertically integrated fishing company Sea Harvest expects its interim basic earnings a share to decline by at least 31 percent as it absorbs the costs related to acq ...

  • Rand drops to its weakest level in 2018

    Rand drops to its weakest level in 2018

    The rand suffered big losses last week and on Friday slid to its worst level this year against the dollar. On Friday afternoon the rand traded on R14.08 to the dollar. This was 80c ...

  • Oil prices up

    Oil prices up

    Oil rose yesterday, recouping some of the previous day’s steep price slide, after the first round of US sanctions against Iran came into effect, although confidence in crude demand ...

South African recession is temporary – Ramaphosa

South African recession is temporary – Ramaphosa

South Africa’s slide into recession is a “transitional issue” from which the economy will soon recover, President Cyril Ramaphosa said in comments published on Thursday, repeating ...

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Sea Harvest anticipates lower earnings

Sea Harvest anticipates lower earnings

JSE-listed and vertically integrated fishing company Sea Harvest expects its interim basic earnings a share to decline by at least 31 percent as it absorbs the costs related to ac ...

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Rand drops to its weakest level in 2018

Rand drops to its weakest level in 2018

The rand suffered big losses last week and on Friday slid to its worst level this year against the dollar. On Friday afternoon the rand traded on R14.08 to the dollar. This was 80 ...

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Oil prices up

Oil prices up

Oil rose yesterday, recouping some of the previous day’s steep price slide, after the first round of US sanctions against Iran came into effect, although confidence in crude deman ...

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Rwanda to host Africa Chief Executives forum for 2019

Rwanda to host Africa Chief Executives forum for 2019

After a record attendance for the 2018 edition, including the presidents of Côte d’Ivoire, Ghana and Zimbabwe, the continent’s major decision-makers will meet once again in Kigali ...

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SA signs $14 billion trade contracts with China

SA signs $14 billion trade contracts with China

President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Tuesday that the South African government had signed several agreements, including memorandums of understanding (MOUs) on investments, amounting ...

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Mauritius is the richest country in Africa

Mauritius is the richest country in Africa

A report by the New World Health and AfrAsia Bank has put Mauritius in focus and said that it is the richest country in Africa. According to the report, Mauritius’ wealth has been ...

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AfDB bails out Afreximbank with $500,000 funding

AfDB bails out Afreximbank with $500,000 funding

The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) has entered into an agreement under which the African Development Bank to provide it with a $500,000 grant from its African Private Se ...

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21st Century Fox to buy Sky for $32.5 billion

21st Century Fox to buy Sky for $32.5 billion

Rupert Murdoch’s 21st Century Fox said it had agreed to buy Britain's Sky in a deal valuing the pay-TV group at $32.5 billion, outdoing a rival offer from US group Comcast. The ba ...

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How to start a catering business in South Africa

How to start a catering business in South Africa

One of the fast growing small businesses in South Africa is catering. If you know how to cook great meals, and your family and friends have told you how much of a good cook you ar ...

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