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 2018-06-19 20:00 

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KPMG's audit quality is 'unacceptable,' U.K. regulator says...

KPMG's audit work in the U.K. is of an unacceptable standard, Britain's accounting regulator said....

 2018-06-19 19:00 

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Kenyan MPs dismiss lifestyle audit as 'witch hunt'...

Two Kenyan lawmakers from the ruling Jubilee Party have dismissed a presidential directive for a lifestyle audit of all public servants....

 2018-06-19 18:30 

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GALLERY: Mauritius delegation to boost trade relations with SA...

A Mauritius delegation will be doing a three-city tour of South Africa and are looking to improve foreign investment and trade....

 2018-06-19 18:00 

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OPINION: Public place smoking ban a disaster for black-owned township businesses...

These provisions will be a disaster for thousands of black-owned taverns and related small businesses in townships, writes Winston Hector....

 2018-06-19 17:00 

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Egypt to receive fourth tranche of IMF loan package...

Egypt is set to receive the fourth tranche of an International Monetary Fund loan package by the end of July....

 2018-06-19 16:00 

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Global utility ENGIE says focused on off-grid energy provision in Africa...

Global utility ENGIE says it wants to focus on providing off-grid energy in Africa....

 2018-06-19 15:00 

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OPINION: Acquaculture crucial asfood source, job creation...

The South African guidelines for healthy eating promote the daily consumption of fish due to its nutritional value writes Senzeni Zokwana....

 2018-06-19 14:36 

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#MESTAfricaSummit looks at Fintech inclusion...

Financial inclusion in the tech space was a discussion at the #MESTAfricaSummit. Arguably the biggest tech sector across the continent of Fintech....

 2018-06-19 14:33 

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Eskom tables new 4.7% wage offer...

Eskom said that the new round of negotiations that began earlier today could bring to an end the stalemate with its employees over wage increases....

 2018-06-19 14:19 

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#MESTAfricaSummit: How tech can help create inclusive African cities...

The continent's population is likely to double to 2 billion by 2050 and 57% will be expected to live in cities. This comes with urban inequality....

 2018-06-19 14:09 

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Grant Thornton Jhb CEO in a sexual harassment fiasco...

Grant Thornton Johannesburg announced that its CEO, Paul Badrick has voluntarily stepped aside amidst sexual harassment allegations....

 2018-06-19 14:06 

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Singh failed to disclose Tegeta's request for R600m prepayment to Eskom - SAICA...

Anoj Singh, failed to disclose to the board of the power utility the true reason for Gupta-owned Tegeta's request for almost R600m....

 2018-06-19 14:00 

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Tax provision of R400m sees Invicta earnings decline 81%...

Listed investment holding and management company Invicta Group yesterday reported a massive 81percent decline in headline earnings a share....

 2018-06-19 13:01 

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Eskom says loadshedding likely on Tuesday...

Eskom said there was a high probability of rotational loadshedding in the evening as a result of the power system being constrained....

 2018-06-19 13:00 

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Google to invest $550m in China's JD.com...

Google will invest $550million (R7.4billion) in Chinese e-commerce powerhouse JD.com....

 2018-06-19 12:59 

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Mantashe's draft Mining Charter a recipe for disaster...

If mining in South Africa is to live up to the country's resource potential, an investment-friendly enabling environment is necessary....

 2018-06-19 12:36 

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Finding profit driven impact at #MESTAfricaSummit...

The #MESTAfricaSummit on Tuesday hosted a debate on how to make your company sustainable while also making it impactful....

 2018-06-19 12:30 

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Musk says Tesla hit with 'extensive' sabotage by employee...

A disgruntled Tesla Inc. employee broke into the company's manufacturing operating system and sent highly sensitive data to unknown third parties....

 2018-06-19 12:25 

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Oprah Winfrey is now one of the world's 500 richest people...

Oprah Winfrey has notched another milestone....

 2018-06-19 12:07 

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Saica gets ready to take action against Anoj Singh...

The South African Institute of Chartered Accountants announced that it will begin with disciplinary proceedings against former Eskom CFO, Anoj Singh....

 2018-06-19 12:00 

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OPINION: How tourism can become the catalyst for a wonderful world...

. I will cast the statistical lens at what tourism means for the past, current and the future writes Dr Pali Lehohla....

 2018-06-19 11:54 

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Tech development takes center stage at the #MESTAfricaSummit...

The WaterFront in Cape Town today played host to the MEST Africa Summit on tech entrepreneurship....

 2018-06-19 11:30 

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Vodacom launches Sports Ticket in partnership with DSTV and Supersport...

Vodacom, DStv and Supersport have partnered to create a new Sports Ticket. It aims to allow customers to watch sporting events at lower costs....

 2018-06-19 11:00 

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South32 agrees to buy remaining Arizona shares...

Diversified and metals company South32 yesterday announced that it had agreed to acquire the remaining 83% of outstanding shares of Arizona Mining....

 2018-06-19 10:30 

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Chinese fishing company fined for smuggling fish in Liberia...

Chinese fishing company Africa Zhong Sheng Hai has been fined US$50,000 by Liberia's National Fisheries and Aquaculture Authority....

 2018-06-19 10:12 

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How BRICS is dealing with climate change...

The climate Smart Approaches seminar of the 8th BRICS Meeting of the Agriculture Cooperation Working Group is under way at Skukuza in Mpumalanga....

 2018-06-19 10:00 

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R53,8 million apartment sold in Cape Town...

Beach apartments are more popular in Cape Town compared to free held houses....

 2018-06-19 09:56 

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Moody's says Kenyan budget targets challenging to deliver...

Implementation risks associated with some of the spending measures in Kenya's 2018/19 budget will challenge the achievement of fiscal consolidation....

 2018-06-19 09:46 

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Rand falls to near 7-month low as U.S.-China trade war escalates...

South Africa's rand fell to its weakest in nearly 7 months on Tuesday and government bonds weakened sharply....

 2018-06-19 09:30 

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Grindrod Shipping on the JSE from today...

Grindrod Shipping will today make its secondary JSE listing after successfully making its primary listing on the Nasdaq yesterday....

 2018-06-19 09:07 

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Reserve Bank looks at tokenising rand for blockchain technology...

The SA Reserve Bank (Sarb) has concluded practical tests involving the country's leading banks to determine how the rand can be tokenised....

 2018-06-19 09:04 

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DA says Kopanong Precinct a waste of public funds...

The Democratic Alliance on Tuesday accused the ruling African National Congress of wasting public funds through the long-delayed Kopanong project....

 2018-06-19 09:00 

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PROFILE: Meet the SA-born billionaire that just bought the LA Times...

Patrick Soon-Shiong, a South African born billionaire has officially purchased the LA Times for R6.8...

 2018-06-19 08:40 

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Regulator takes Liberty to task over data breach...

The information Regulator yesterday took Liberty to task for the hacking scandal that rocked the group last week....

 2018-06-19 08:30 

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SA black youth media company pitch wins award in France...

South African black youth media company Diprente has won an award for its pitch at the Annecy International Animation Festival in France...

 2018-06-19 08:00 

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Frustrated Apple users complaining that iOS 11.4 is killing batteries...

If you haven't updated your iPhone to iOS 11.4 yet, you may want to hold off a bit longer....

 2018-06-19 07:30 

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Murray and Roberts scores a win on interdict in its voting rights tussle...

Murray and Roberts (M&R) yesterday secured a major psychological victory over Aton....

 2018-06-19 07:25 

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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...

 2018-06-19 07:00 

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WATCH: Video shows what causes a smartphone battery to explode...

Lithium-ion batteries have become a part of the digital revolution, but not without a serious setback - sometimes, they spontaneously explode....

 2018-06-19 06:30 

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Weaker demand hits PPC profits...

Cement producer PPC's share price fell more than 6 percent on the JSE yesterday....

 2018-06-19 06:05 

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7 things you need to know today...

We take a look at the latest business news this morning and top stories from our newsrooms across SA, Africa, and the world....

 2018-06-19 06:00 

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Tesla-loving nation now wants to be a pioneer in electric planes...

Home to some of the busiest flight routes in Europe, Norway's aviation industry now readies to go electric....

 2018-06-19 05:30 

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OPINION: Proudly SA puts the spotlight on clothing and footwear...

Proudly SA hosted its third sector specific business forum of the year, putting the spotlight this time on footwear writes Eustace Mashimbye....

 2018-06-19 05:30 

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OPINION: Choose local fashion, it's lekker...

Proudly SA hosted its third sector specific business forum of the year, putting the spotlight this time on footwear writes Eustace Mashimbye....

 2018-06-19 05:00 

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Never miss an important email again with Gmail's new AI function...

Google has unveiled a new feature that uses artificial intelligence to alert a user to important emails in its Gmail app....

 2018-06-19 04:45 

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Capitec reveals intentions to buy Mercantile Bank...

Capitec yesterday showed its intention to venture into business banking, tabling a non-binding offer to purchase Mercantile Bank....

 2018-06-19 04:40 

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Glitches bedevil JSE's reputation...

The JSE failed to inspire yesterday, shedding nearly 1 percent after a two-hour delayed start to trade due to a "technical glitch"....

 2018-06-19 04:35 

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Eskom begins new round of negotiations with unions...

Eskom said yesterday that the new round of negotiations set to begin today could bring to an end the stalemate with its employees....

 2018-06-19 04:30 

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Online shopping grows in SA...

Although traditional retail stores dominate the South African market, consumers are choosing the online option for cheaper technical goods purchases....

 2018-06-18 20:30 

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WATCH: Tidal may reap the benefits of Beyonce and Jay-Z first joint album...

Everything Is Love, the new album released by artist Jay-Z and Beyonce is currently trending and making headlines across the globe....

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