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 2018-01-16 08:49 

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Cyril Ramaphosa's de-emphasis of social welfare...

The new ANC president focused on how government and business efficiency could be improved, but ignored a role civil society could play, writes Mohamed Motala...

 2018-01-16 08:49 

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Shoprite shares fall after lacklustre update...

CEO Pieter Engelbrecht says the slowdown in turnover growth should be viewed in the context of average grocery price inflation decelerating during the reporting period...

 2018-01-16 08:49 

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Five premium writers on the state of SA after Ramaphosa's victory...

Dear reader, The new year started with a bang as Cyril Ramaphosa began to outline how he intends to change the ANC and deal with the tricky problem of the continuing presidency of Jacob Zuma. To give you a taste of what our subscribers are reading, here a...

 2018-01-16 08:49 

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Embassy reassures SA that US still respects us, despite Trump's latest insults...

In meeting with the Department of International Relations and Co-operation, US officials say the country remains dedicated to its African partners...

 2018-01-16 08:49 

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Bonds follow softer rand as market pauses for breath...

Sasfin Securities bond analysts expect bonds to consolidate at current yields as the market awaits the Reserve Bank's decision...

 2018-01-16 07:48 

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WATCH: Rand appears to have overextended itself during December...

Viv Govender from Rand Swiss talks to Business Day TV about the activity in the forex markets...

 2018-01-16 07:48 

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WATCH: What is Fitch's take on the Cyril Ramaphosa victory?...

Jan Friederich, the head of Middle East and Africa sovereign ratings at Fitch, talks to Business Day TV about what lies ahead for SA...

 2018-01-16 07:48 

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The price of snail mail set to rise...

The Independent Communications Authority of SA has published the new tariffs and charges, including the cost of posting a standard letter increasing to R4.20...

 2018-01-16 07:48 

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Reputation management: what is the stakeholder's role?...

Reputation management specialist Palesa Madumo says stakeholders can have a huge effect on an organisation's reputation...

 2018-01-16 06:47 

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Kevin Hedderwick resigns as nonexecutive director of Famous Brands...

Kevin Hedderwick, who has resigned with immediate effect, says it was a privilege to be associated with the company for the past 18 years and wishes the group every success...

 2018-01-16 06:47 

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ADAM MINTER: The environmental cost of fickle fashion...

'Without significant changes in the way that clothes are made and marketed, this could add up to an environmental disaster in the making'...

 2018-01-16 06:47 

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Gold edges up to just below its recent four-month peak...

Metal inches higher on support from a weaker dollar, which is languishing near three-year lows...

 2018-01-16 05:47 

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LEONID BERSHIDSKY: How Facebook's radical move reshapes the media landscape...

'Zuckerberg is prepared to see the time people spend on Facebook and other...

 2018-01-16 05:47 

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JSE miners may suffer as rand falls below R12.30/$...

Mining data is likely to show that the growth in South African commodities production slowed in November to about 4.8% from 5.2% in October...

 2018-01-16 04:47 

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Basson back in business on Clover board...

The former Shoprite boss takes up nonexecutive role...

 2018-01-16 04:47 

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CAROL PATON: Zuma to exit stage, leaving Ramaphosa with twin headaches...

Cyril Ramaphosa prefers the long, strategic game, but he faces two burning priorities...

 2018-01-16 04:47 

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Meet the Eastern Cape schools the province desperately tries to forget...

Despite pleas for upgrades, the government merely makes promises, writes Ann Crotty...

 2018-01-16 04:47 

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Net tightens on Gupta-linked Trillian...

What took so long, labour federation asks ahead of court order for asset preservation being served on Trillian and McKinsey...

 2018-01-16 03:48 

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EXCLUSIVE: Debt axe threatens Eskom's survival...

The key challenge for the power utility is refinancing its maturing debt...

 2018-01-16 03:48 

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Ipid probe: Phahlane appointee charged with defeating ends of justice...

Free State crime intelligence head Agnes Makhele will appear in court in February...

 2018-01-16 03:48 

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NEVA MAKGETLA: Funding can be found to implement free-education plan...

Let's be clear: R12bn is a lot of money, but it's only about 1% of the national budget. If it's a priority, the funds can be found...

 2018-01-16 03:48 

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Koreas agree to string it together for Olympics...

The two sides agree an artistic troupe will be part of the North's delegation...

 2018-01-16 03:48 

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Youngsters give life to struggle hero defined by death...

Market Theatre Laboratory students deliver a production celebrating the life of Chris Hani...

 2018-01-16 03:48 

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Ramaphosa moves to assuage land grab fears...

'Land is a very broad, as well as a complex, issue and it has to be handled very delicately,' says Cyril Ramaphosa...

 2018-01-16 03:48 

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Hurdles lie ahead for single-body metals industry wage deal...

Eemployers and labour leaders have to reach an agreement on the existing settlement before the labour minister can intervene...

 2018-01-16 03:47 

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Will United move on Alexis Sanchez?...

Manchester United's Jose Mourinho doubted there would be new arrivals, but Sanchez's apparent availability may have changed that...

 2018-01-16 03:47 

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Interest rate cut unlikely this week, say analysts...

Ongoing risks are likely to trump the stronger rand and a contained inflation...

 2018-01-15 19:44 

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Market data - January 15 2018...

Market data including bonds, unit trusts and fuel prices...

 2018-01-15 18:43 

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Xiaomi in line for $100bn club with listing plan...

The Chinese smartphone giant's IPO could be the world's biggest tech float in 2018...

 2018-01-15 18:43 

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Boko Haram video claims Chibok girls want to stay...

The group of 12 teenage girls and young women, some of whom are holding babies, say they 'do not wish to return home'...

 2018-01-15 17:43 

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NPA about to pounce on Gupta-linked Trillian and McKinsey...

The amounts involved are relatively small, but the move marks the first strike by the National Prosecuting Authority against players accused of state capture...

 2018-01-15 17:43 

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Royal Dutch Shell to return to UK North Sea with expansion of oil field...

The Anglo-Dutch company's commitment to the region was in doubt after it sold about half of its assets there in 2017...

 2018-01-15 17:42 

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Fresh evidence found against Prasa's Lucky Montana...

Allegations by the DA implicate a former friend of the controversial CEO, meaning he 'presided over a more extensive corrupt network than initially thought'...

 2018-01-15 16:41 

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MARKET WRAP: Dollar's drop boosts JSE, despite a sell-off in retailers...

The greenback has been at a three-year low to the euro due to an expectation the European Central Bank may taper monetary stimulus at a faster pace than expected...

 2018-01-15 16:41 

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EFF targets Mall of Africa in new attack on H&M stores for 'coolest monkey ad'...

The Ahmed Kathrada Foundation call for the H&M management and marketing division to undergo anti-racism and diversity training...

 2018-01-15 16:41 

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Carillion's collapse stokes fears of fallout...

The heavily indebted British construction group fails to secure a financial rescue from the British government and banks in last-ditch talks...

 2018-01-15 14:40 

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After havoc at Unisa's Sunnyside campus, officials talk to student body Sasco...

Unisa spokesperson Martin Ramotshela says chaos erupted as Sasco members stopped prospective students from entering the campus to apply for a spot...

 2018-01-15 14:40 

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Rand firmer as dollar loses further ground to euro...

The local market has two major events to look forward to on Thursday: the ANC's NEC meeting and the Reserve bank's monetary policy committee meeting...

 2018-01-15 14:40 

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H&M tries to minimise fallout after 'coolest monkey' ad disaster...

The Swedish clothes retailer closed its SA shops after they were vandalised, apologised, and made further public statements distancing itself from racism...

 2018-01-15 13:40 

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City of Cape Town manager resigns in De Lille power struggle fallout...

Achmat Ebrahim says he is easily able to defend the allegations against him, but 'his primary consideration at this stage is that of his personal and family's wellbeing'...

 2018-01-15 13:40 

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Bonds firmer as market becomes increasingly optimistic Zuma will go...

Both the local and global environments provided a great platform for the rand and bonds to hold onto their December gains, said analysts...

 2018-01-15 13:40 

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ANALYSIS: If Jacob Zuma is removed, will Cyril Ramaphosa take over?...

It would be cumbersome for Ramaphosa as ANC leader and deputy president of SA to give instruction to a placeholder president who would be his junior politically but superior in government, writes Ranjeni Munusamy...

 2018-01-15 13:40 

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Double tragedy as deputy minister loses sister in Bara and brother in Esidimeni...

In a Facebook post Deputy Minister of Social Development, Hendrietta Bogopane-Zulu, reveals her anger and heartbreak at the way her siblings died...

 2018-01-15 12:40 

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Gold hits more than four-month high...

Metal rises as the dollar index slumps to its lowest in three years, but analysts warn the greenback's decline may be short-lived as it is not driven by fundamentals...

 2018-01-15 12:40 

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Deputy education minister applauds smooth Capricorn registration at stadium...

Buti Manamela is happy that moving registration to Peter Mokaba Stadium has avoided a repeat of last week's stampede...

 2018-01-15 12:40 

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Lungi Ngidi's Test debut nets him a fantastic run-out and a hug from a fan...

The 1.95m-tall fast bowler played in his first Test for SA against India at the weekend...

 2018-01-15 12:39 

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HRC dismisses complaint about rights violations against Bathabile Dlamini...

The HRC's Chantal Kisoon says the body is unlikely to deal with an investigation around the social development minister's actions any faster that the public protector could...

 2018-01-15 11:39 

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Collapse at Indonesian stock exchange building injures at least 75 people...

Those hurt mostly sustained injuries to their legs and arms, including broken bones, a spokesperson for one local hospital said...

 2018-01-15 11:39 

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What role will humans play as computer programs continue to change finance...

The complex and opaque world of quantitative investing is becoming more powerful, leaving outsiders nervous as human trading declines...

 2018-01-15 11:39 

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Major management shake-up in Glencore's copper operations...

A key shareholder has been the biggest casualty of the restructuring, which came after a DRC review raised questions about the running of the group's copper business...

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