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 2020-11-26 18:06 

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Burkina Faso's Roch Kabore in landslide win as opposition claims fraud...

Roch Kabore wins with nearly 58% of the vote, beating 12 opponents and claiming victory in the first round...

 2020-11-26 18:06 

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Bitcoin plunges in sell-off that sees other cryptocurrencies fall 27%...

Speculation that the US is set to tighten crypto-regulation as well as profit-taking fuel the sell-off...

 2020-11-26 18:05 

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Global campaign calls for action against Amazon on Black Friday...

Germany's Verdi trade union plans walkouts and other smaller protests are planned around the world...

 2020-11-26 17:10 

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Western Cape denounces SAA bailout at expense of health care and old people...

Provincial budgets cut to channel money to struggling airline, says DA finance MEC David Maynier...

 2020-11-26 17:10 

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Gold Fields's solar plans finally set to see light of day...

SA mining firms will watch developments as Eskom's electricity grows expensive...

 2020-11-26 16:15 

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GENEVIEVE QUINTAL: The ANC 'leaves it to conscience' of members since it doesn't have any...

It will never implement its decision that suspect leaders need to step aside from positions in the party or the government...

 2020-11-26 16:15 

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Lions openers Richards and Hendricks break Knights and records...

Home side stages big comeback to chase down record winning target...

 2020-11-26 16:15 

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Kaap Agri aims to double margins of fuel business in next five years...

Kaap Agri reported a marked curbing of fuel sales in the trading period with the lockdown-related reduction in travel and road transport...

 2020-11-26 16:15 

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Dan Rosenfield is Boris Johnson's new chief of staff, after resignation of Dominic Cummings...

Rosenfield is a business consultant and former UK treasury official...

 2020-11-26 15:19 

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Street dogs: We can see the truth ourselves...

We do not need a priestly cast to show us the way...

 2020-11-26 15:19 

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De Kock's Proteas eager to start afresh against England...

T20 at Newlands will be the first cricket international on home soil for almost a year...

 2020-11-26 15:19 

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Delta and Alitalia to test quarantine-free transatlantic flights...

Passengers flying between Rome and some US destinations can be tested for the coronavirus 48 hours before departure and on arrival to avoid Italy's mandatory 14-day quarantine...

 2020-11-26 14:24 

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LETTER: An unhealthy council...

The regulator is too incompetent and lazy to allow valuable doctors to practise in SA...

 2020-11-26 14:24 

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Chocolate makers 'resist plan' to help cocoa growers...

Confectioners accused of backtracking on commitment to pay more for supplies from Ivory Coast and Ghana...

 2020-11-26 14:24 

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Chelsea relish chance to knock Spurs off their perch...

Victory for west Londoners would see them leapfrog co-leaders in league...

 2020-11-26 14:23 

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WATCH: Twenty years of exchange-traded funds in SA...

Michael Avery talks to a panel about the rise and future of ETFs...

 2020-11-26 13:29 

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Passionate Pumas keen to defy the odds again...

An Argentina win could signal a premature end to All Blacks coach Ian Foster's tenure...

 2020-11-26 13:29 

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STEPHEN CRANSTON: One board is quite enough for the PIC and the GEPF...

Separate boards mean more expense as well as slower decision making...

 2020-11-26 13:29 

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Stefanutti Stocks continues to pin hopes on turnaround after Covid-19 hit...

The group had been struggling from a downturn in SA infrastructure spending as it is looking to sell assets and resolve legal disputes...

 2020-11-26 13:29 

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Deadly form of bird flu running rife in Europe...

The highly contagious H5N8 strain has already led to the death or culling of 1.6-million chickens and ducks in the region...

 2020-11-26 12:33 

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Thousands line up in Argentina to say farewell to Maradona...

Fans threw things towards the casket, including soccer shirts, as they tried to get near the player, who had become a hero in Argentina...

 2020-11-26 12:33 

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Africa's emerging and frontier markets ping loudly on investors' radars...

Dollar bonds issued by Angola, Zambia, Nigeria and Ghana are the best performers in emerging markets in November, after Sri Lanka...

 2020-11-26 12:33 

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BRIAN KANTOR: Reform the labour market or subsidise employment more heavily...

Abandoning the national minimum wage would increase a willingness to hire...

 2020-11-26 11:38 

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Green shoots are emerging in SA as the state and the private sector work together...

If reforms show further signs of traction, and the government reaches an agreement on the public-sector wage bill, investor confidence will return...

 2020-11-26 11:38 

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Oil falls on demand rally driven by vaccine optimism...

Brent crude was down 75c a barrel while West Texas Intermediate crude fell 72c...

 2020-11-26 10:42 

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TOBY SHAPSHAK: The CEOs behind the SME pledge...

#PayIn30's 'ethical leadership' is long overdue as small firms are often hobbled by late payment from big companies...

 2020-11-26 10:42 

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Cyril Ramaphosa faces first no-confidence motion in parliament...

The motion was brought by the African Transformation Movement amid load-shedding and an economic crisis...

 2020-11-26 10:42 

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AstraZeneca faces questions over Covid-19 vaccine results after 'manufacturing error'...

'Approval based on current data means people will be inoculated with a vaccine the true efficacy of which is unknown,' one analyst says...

 2020-11-26 09:47 

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Bob Diamond's Atlas Mara to sell Rwandan and Tanzanian units...

The deal is part of Atlas Mara's strategy of paring back on its African foray after Diamond misjudged competition in Africa and paid too much for acquisitions...

 2020-11-26 09:47 

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World shares near all-time high on vaccine hopes and Fed outlook...

World shares were also boosted by hopes that Joe Biden's administration will deliver more economic stimulus and political stability...

 2020-11-26 09:47 

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How UK's ties with China are being chafed amid global power play...

Boris Johnson's Conservative MPs have sided with the US in pushing back on Beijing...

 2020-11-26 08:52 

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UK's finance sector fails to deliver on diversity promise...

Black people are hired as interns or at entry level, with few in decision-making roles...

 2020-11-26 08:51 

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All the 2020 FM AdFocus Award winners...

Triple Eight is the 2020 FM AdFocus Agency of the Year for the second consecutive year...

 2020-11-26 07:56 

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PODCAST | Corporate players helping to spur innovation in start-up market...

We find out how technology company BCX is lending a hand to smaller firms...

 2020-11-26 07:56 

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German MPs to quiz EY auditors over Wirecard's missing millions...

Legislators are probing who was responsible for the country's biggest accounting scandal...

 2020-11-26 07:56 

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Wanted Online: E-bike revolution: Why you should consider e-biking as a seriously cool lifestyle...
 2020-11-26 07:56 

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Italy calls on European Central Bank to cancel Covid-19 debt...

However, the bank has repeatedly said it must adhere to EU law banning it from such monetary financing...

 2020-11-25 07:02 

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WATCH: Why growth stocks have fallen out of favour...

Old Mutual Investments' Peter Brooke talks to Business Day TV about growth and value stocks...

 2020-11-25 07:02 

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Royal Bafokeng eyes R500m stake in taxi financier Transaction Capital...

The platinum miner could take an initial stake of about 3.7% in the taxi financier, which says this will boost its finances...

 2020-11-25 07:02 

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Lockdown day 243: Latest Covid-19 numbers...

Number of Covid-19 infections in SA rises by 2,493 to 772,252, there have been 716,444 recoveries and 21,083 deaths to date...

 2020-11-25 06:07 

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Biden-fuelled risk appetite keeps gold near four-month low...

Metal is weaker as formal start of US president-elect Joe Biden's transition to the White House lifts riskier assets...

 2020-11-25 05:12 

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JSE faces higher Asian markets amid vaccine and stimulus hopes...

Yet another positive vaccine trial result and US president-elect Joe Biden's treasury pick has bolstered the outlook for riskier assets...

 2020-11-25 05:12 

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By the numbers: Renewable energy on track to displace coal...

By 2025 renewables are expected to supply one-third of the world's electricity...

 2020-11-25 05:12 

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TOBY SHAPSHAK: Dear runners, a 'buff' isn't a face mask, it's a disguise for buffoonery...

Running masks, or buffs, are the least effective facemask, says a recent study...

 2020-11-25 04:17 

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Jan Morris, travel writer hailed as the Flaubert of the Jet Age, 1926-2020...

Reporter who broke the story of Everest's conquest and became a transgender pioneer...

 2020-11-25 04:17 

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Lockdown day 243: Pictures of the day...

Personal protective equipment in a decontamination zone at a Covid-19 testing facility outside the Hillcrest Recreational Center in Washington, D.C....

 2020-11-25 04:17 

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SA pledges R500m to join global vaccine alliance...

SA had joined the Covax global Covid-19 vaccine distribution scheme, with a committed purchase for 10% of its 58-million citizens...

 2020-11-25 03:22 

Business Live

GARETH VAN ONSELEN: What happened to the art of speechmaking?...

Repetition wrapped in clichs inside a PR slogan is the hallmark of SA's forgettable political speeches...

 2020-11-25 03:22 

Business Live

Best books of 2020: Travel...

Tom Robbins selects his must-read titles...

 2020-11-24 20:49 

Business Live

Market data — November 24 2020...

Market data including bonds and fuel prices...

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