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 2018-01-16 08:43 

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Peter Hain implicates UK law firm in #StateCapture...

UK politician Peter Hain has implicated a London firm for its involvement in state capture in South Africa....

 2018-01-16 08:43 

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Debt threatens Eskom's survival...

Power utility, Eskom is battling to finalise its interim financial statements because of growing concern of its maturing debt....

 2018-01-16 08:30 

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Fuel price drop in the pipeline...

While another drop in fuel prices is on the cards next month, petrol and diesel is expected to rise on average this year....

 2018-01-16 08:25 

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Prices soar in Davos over WEF...

Prices for accommodation in the Swiss Alps town of Davos, hosting the annual World Economic Forum on January 22 to 26, have soared....

 2018-01-16 07:39 

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Court freezes R1.6 billion in McKinsey case...

The Pretoria High Court has authorised the freezing of R1.6 billion in assets earned by McKinsey and a firm linked to friends of President Jacob Zuma....

 2018-01-16 07:30 

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RDI acquires four central London offices valued at 161.7m...

Listed property company RDI, has acquired an 80% interest in a portfolio of 4 high quality offices in central London valued at 161.7 million....

 2018-01-16 06:30 

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What is the fastest mobile network in SA?...

MTN has finally put the "fastest mobile network" debate to rest in MyBroadband's Mobile Network Quality Report for South Africa....

 2018-01-16 06:00 

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Rand remains range bound, JSE advances...

The Rand firmed slightly during intraday trade yesterday but remained range bound as the market continued to look to the ANC for clues on Zuma's fate....

 2018-01-16 05:30 

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University costs for 2018 in SA so far...

The Deputy Minister of Higher Education and Training has reaffirmed that deserving and qualifying students will get free tertiary education....

 2018-01-16 04:30 

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Whitey Basson joins Clover Industries as strengthened board announced...

Clover Industries announced the strengthening of its board with key three strategic appointments, which includes the name of former Shoprite chief executive Whitey Basson....

 2018-01-15 20:30 

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Lego teams up with internet giant Tencent to develop online games...

Lego is teaming up with Chinese internet giant Tencent Holdings to jointly develop online games and potentially a social network aimed at children....

 2018-01-15 19:50 

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The net is closing on corruption - SAFTU...

SAFTU applauds the Asset Forfeiture Unit team for obtaining an order against the companies that stole money from Eskom, Trillian and McKinsey and Co....

 2018-01-15 19:30 

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Standard Bank's new game-show helps customers to reach their "next" million...

The game-show,Your Next Million, will comprise of questions and tasks focused on financial well-being, a testament to the bank's commitment to financial literacy...

 2018-01-15 17:30 

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Sir Richard Branson's Virgin plans hi-tech 700mph 'hyperloop' link between England's airports...

Sir Richard Branson has come up with a way of solving London's runway expansion dilemma, a system of super fast 'hyperloops' linking between airports....

 2018-01-15 16:30 

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OPINION: Financial markets remain under pressure...

Dr Chris Harmse, chief economist at Rebalance Fund Managers writes about how SA have remained nervous, volatile and even weaker in financial markets....

 2018-01-15 15:30 

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End of a chip boom? Memory chip price drop spooks investors...

After a blistering year-and-a-half long surge, a sudden drop in some memory prices is causing jitters among investors....

 2018-01-15 14:30 

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Aspen Pharmacare to start selling its infant formula milk in China...

South African multinational pharmaceutical drug maker, Aspen Pharmacare, said that it would start distributing its infant formula milk in China....

 2018-01-15 14:05 

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DA to report H&M to International Chamber of Commerce...

The DA said it will write to the International Chamber of Commerce to lodge an official complaint against the Swedish retail giant H&M....

 2018-01-15 13:55 

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Bleak Zimbabwe picture unless drastic policy reforms adopted - EU...

We have heard President Mnangagwa speak on indigenisation and the land issue, these are critically important elements of the reform agenda...

 2018-01-15 13:30 

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4Sight Holdings acquires entire issued share capital of Foursight SA group...

4Sight Holdings entered into an agreement to acquire the entire issued share capital and loan account claims of the Foursight SA group....

 2018-01-15 12:27 

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WATCH: Tony Leon's take on SA's hot topics...

Former DA leader and business person Tony Leon gives his take on some of the biggest issues affecting South Africa, from the economy to the ANC....

 2018-01-15 12:25 

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U.S to cut mobile ties with Huawei & ZTE...

US lawmakers last week introduced a bill, aimed at banning government agencies from using phones and equipment from Huawei and ZTE....

 2018-01-15 11:55 

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One of the biggest diamonds in history has just been dug up...

One of the biggest diamonds in history has been discovered in the mountainous kingdom of Lesotho in southern Africa....

 2018-01-15 11:30 

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Pick n Pay helps boost township businesses...

Two township businesses have been converted into modernised shops and Pick n Pay is looking at launching three more in the Western Cape....

 2018-01-15 11:13 

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Eskom's bonds face suspension from SA stock exchange...

The SA stock exchange has not received Eskom's interim results on time and if they are not submitted, trading of Eskom's debt may be suspended...

 2018-01-15 10:30 

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Woolworths sees up to 17.5% fall in profit...

Half-year profit at South African retailer Woolworths Holdings could fall by as much as 17.5 percent, it said on Monday....

 2018-01-15 09:45 

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How Zuckerberg lost R40.8 billion in less than a week...

Founder and CEO of social networking service, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg has recently bled R40.8 million of his fortune....

 2018-01-15 09:30 

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Bitcoin Cash may kill Bitcoin...

"Bitcoin will die a horrible death" in 2018 at the hands of its rival sister, Bitcoin Cash, says CEO of Bitcoin wallet, Centbee....

 2018-01-15 08:50 

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H&M stores closed, sales fall as racism woes continue...

Clothing retailer H&M continues to face a massive backlash from the public and EFF following last week's racism scandal....

 2018-01-15 08:30 

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SA Reserve Bank likely to keep repurchase rate unchanged this week - economists...

The South African Reserve Bank is likely to keep its repurchase rate at 6.75 percent this week....

 2018-01-15 07:30 

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Property market nervous as stocks dive on rumour...

Industry analysts said that there was a lot of nervousness and panicking in the market after property stocks took a dive....

 2018-01-15 07:23 

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WATCH : Business Report TV - Market Update...

Get the latest market update and top stories from our newsrooms across SA, Africa and the world....

 2018-01-15 07:17 

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Raging Bull Awards ready to charge...

The Raging Bull Awards, honouring the stars of the unit trust industry, will this year include an investment summit that is open to the public....

 2018-01-15 06:30 

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OPINION: Our gross national happiness is more important than GDP...

Adri Senekal de Wet, the executive editor of Business Report writes about the year ahead....

 2018-01-15 05:30 

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Race to acquire Chevron SA assets heats up...

As the race for Chevron's South African assets heats up, Soihl Hong Kong Holding (Sinopec) has made multibillion- rand commitments....

 2018-01-15 04:42 

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Cyril's land redistribution study plan draws mixed reaction...

The proposed study by related to redistributed farms has drawn mixed reactions from agriculture stakeholders and lobby groups and organisations....

 2018-01-15 04:30 

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Rand market looks to ANC leadership for direction...

A number of organisations welcomed many commitments made by Cyril Ramaphosa, rand daily moves hardly reacted to speculation on leadership changes....

 2018-01-14 18:00 

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Porsche ordered to reveal who knew what about VW diesel scandal...

Porsche SE's board was ordered to answer shareholder questions about what management at Volkswagen AG and Porsche knew about the diesel scandal....

 2018-01-14 16:00 

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JPMorgan $143m loan loss is said to be tied to Steinhoff...

JPMorgan Chase & Co.'s equities business took a big hit from Steinhoff International Holdings NV last quarter....

 2018-01-14 13:00 

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Ferrero to acquire Nestle US...

Ferrero's plans to acquire Nestle will make the luxury chocolate brand the third largest player in the industry in the US....

 2018-01-14 10:00 

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Sony unveils the new Aibo robotic dog...

Sony revealed a new version of the robotic dog Aibo at the CES ( Consumer Electronic Show) 2018 in Las Vegas....

 2018-01-14 07:00 

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GM to launch autonomous cars next year...

Multinational motor vehicle giant, General Motors announced plans to mass-produce self-driving cars by 2019....

 2018-01-14 05:00 

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New App allows for women and men to give sexual consent...

New app allows for women and men to give sexual consent through a binding electronic contract prior to sex...

 2018-01-13 22:50 

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#ANC106 Economic transformation, nationalisation and state capture...

In his address, Ramaphosa said the ANC is determined to build an economy that dismantles inequality and reverses apartheid injustices by creating social inclusion...

 2018-01-13 18:37 

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Activists welcome Cyril Ramaphosa's NEC January 8th statement...

BDS South Africa has echoed he general consensus that the ANC President managed to balance populist expectations with sober realities...

 2018-01-13 18:00 

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Weed startups want social drinkers to change way they get buzzed...

Alcohol companies beware: Cannabis is coming for your customers....

 2018-01-13 16:00 

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Bitcoin can drop 50% and China's miners will still make money...

Bitcoin mining is so profitable in China that the cryptocurrency could fall by half and miners would still make money....

 2018-01-13 13:37 

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#ANC106: Ramaphosa sets the stage for a buffalo market...

Cyril Ramaphosa's maiden January 8 statement sets the stage for a buffalo market as a feature of his administration....

 2018-01-13 13:00 

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Next on the smart home battlefront, Alexa will draw you a bath...

Even within the comfortable cocoon of the home front, there's no escaping the forward creep of technology....

 2018-01-13 11:56 

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#ANC106 Economic transformation, nationalisation and state-capture...

Ramaphosa said the ANC was determined to build an economy that dismantles inequality and reverses apartheid injustices and by creating social inclusion...

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