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 2020-02-24 20:00 

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Microsoft boss Nadella trumpets cloud tie-up with India's Reliance...

Microsoft chief executive Satya Nadella touted the new India cloud partnership with Reliance Industries....

 2020-02-24 18:51 

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Standard Bank boosts COVID-19 fight with R750 000 donation...

Standard Bank South Africa on Monday donated R750 000 towards the fight against the deadly novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak....

 2020-02-24 18:32 

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Europe suffers worst day since 2016 as virus spreads...

Milan's stock market plunged over 4.5 percent after a spike in cases of the virus left parts of Italy's industrial north in virtual lockdown....

 2020-02-24 16:52 

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PIC Inquiry report clears ex-CEO Dan Matjila, black-owned companies...

Business Report can reveal that the report made no adverse findings against Matjila, Sekunjalo chairperson Dr Iqbal Surv and his companies....

 2020-02-24 14:57 

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Naked customers can now insure standalone items...

Naked has announced that customers can now purchase cover for single items straight from its app....

 2020-02-24 14:30 

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NEPI Rockcastle achieves targeted results in competitive market...

Distributable earnings were 6.6 percent higher than 2018 (52.86c), slightly above previously issued guidance of 6.5 percent....

 2020-02-24 14:17 

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Hunger may see millions of migrants moving across SADC borders...

Forty-five million people in 14 southern African countries are facing food insecurity that could trigger mass movements to wealthier economies....

 2020-02-24 13:30 

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AngloGold hikes dividend and reduces debt...

Miner has balance sheet flexibility to withstand market volatility. Adjusted net debt fell 5% to $1.581bn in 2019, compared with $1.65bn in 2018....

 2020-02-24 13:22 

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Coming soon: IOL's new website...

We've created a new-look IOL that makes it easier to keep up-to-date with the latest news, is faster and uses less data....

 2020-02-24 12:30 

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Opinion: Providing a level of downside protection...

The primary appeal of structured products is that they provide some downside protection while allowing investors to participate in market upswings....

 2020-02-24 12:00 

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Mastercard to add 1500 technology jobs in Dublin...

Mastercard which has had a presence in Dublin since 2008 and plans to hire 1500 more staff in Dublin over the next three to five years....

 2020-02-24 11:41 

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A shock court ruling could save South Africa's broken towns...

Raw sewage on potholed streets, piles of garbage on sidewalks and water and power shortages became routine in the municipality of Makana. Then something extraordinary happened....

 2020-02-24 11:30 

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Assore declares dividend in spite of weak commodities environment...

The higher payout comes as strong group cash generation resulted in group net cash jumping by 14% to R9 billion compared with R7.9bn a year earlier....

 2020-02-24 11:00 

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Coega creates 280 jobs from construction of facility in Port Elizabeth...

The Coega Development Corporation has created over 280 jobs in the construction of the second phase of a facility at its special economic zone in Port Elizabeth....

 2020-02-24 10:30 

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Tower strong performer in Croatia, holds ground in SA...

In this environment Tower did well to keep its South African net property income unchanged for the period, chief executive Marc Edwards said....

 2020-02-24 10:00 

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Budget 2020: Stalling property market needs economic relief...

The stalling property market is in dire need of economic relief, said Samuel Seeff, chairman of the Seeff Property Group....

 2020-02-24 09:30 

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Have the markets underestimated the global epidemic?...

Equity market prices started to contract, since last Wednesday, as the death toll moved beyond 2 345 and total infections to more than 76 280....

 2020-02-24 08:55 

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Adapt IT grows revenue by 10% to R721 million...

Revenue growth was aided by the contribution from acquisitions the previous financial year while weaker trading conditions weigh on organic growth....

 2020-02-24 08:35 

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Chinese ambassador hails Egypt's support for China's fight against coronavirus...

Chinese Ambassador to Egypt Liao Liqiang has hailed the growing Egyptian "voices of support" for China's fight against the coronavirus epidemic....

 2020-02-24 08:35 

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Chinese ambassador hails Egypt's support for China's fight against coronavirus...

Chinese Ambassador to Egypt Liao Liqiang has hailed the growing Egyptian "voices of support" for China's fight against the coronavirus epidemic....

 2020-02-24 08:35 

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WATCH: Chinese ambassador hails Egypt's support for China's fight against coronavirus...

Chinese Ambassador to Egypt Liao Liqiang has hailed the growing Egyptian "voices of support" for China's fight against the coronavirus epidemic....

 2020-02-24 08:30 

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JSE bows to global environment, society and governance investing trends...

The public can submit comments on the proposed amendments to its debt listing requirements for the new segment to the JSE up to March 18....

 2020-02-24 08:00 

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Coronavirus fear hits share prices right across the JSE...

FIVE SHARES: Local shares tracked weaker Asia markets that fell on concerns about the spread of the virus....

 2020-02-24 07:30 

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Satawu slams Pravin Gordhan's DPE over no-show at SA Express hearing...

The state-owned airline was placed under business rescue by an order of the high court on February 6 following an application by Ziegler SA....

 2020-02-24 07:05 

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WATCH: Rand trades weaker overnight...

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

 2020-02-24 06:51 

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SA will not be reckless in implementing national health insurance - Ramaphosa...

The government says the National Health Insurance Bill published last year aims to provide equitable quality health services for all South Africans....

 2020-02-24 06:30 

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Minerals Council in plea to address South Africa's energy constraints...

Council hopes to see Minister Tito Mboweni allocate resources towards the promotion of energy efficiency and demand management when he tables the Budget....

 2020-02-24 06:00 

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Hammerson disposes of 7 UK retail parks for 400 million...

Sale is intended to reduce exposure in the sector as shoppers move online, causing high street store closures...

 2020-02-24 06:00 

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IMF chief urges G20 economies to take further actions on trade, climate, inequality...

International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva urged the Group of 20 (G20) economies to take further actions to reduce uncertainties....

 2020-02-24 06:00 

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Huawei awards 91 commercial 5G contracts...

Chinese tech giant Huawei announced here on Thursday that it has so far been awarded 91 commercial 5G contracts and shipped over 600,000 5G Massive MIMO Active Antenna Units (AAUs)....

 2020-02-24 05:30 

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Editor's Note: Mboweni is facing his Rubicon moment...

On Wednesday he has a choice between bedazzling us with indigenous flora or wearing a Superman cape of political lies...

 2020-02-24 04:53 

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StatsSA begs Tito Mboweni for more cash...

StatsSA council chairperson gave the government an ultimatum for funding or face mass resignations as the budget austerity was crippling the parastatal....

 2020-02-24 04:42 

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Prasa denies abusing its market dominance after excessive fee complaints...

The rail agency manages most bus terminals in the country and provides access to these facilities through its division, Prasa Cres....

 2020-02-23 15:00 

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Let's come together to tax tech giants, say G20 officials eyeing $100 billion boost...

The OECD is developing global rules to make digital companies pay tax where they do business, rather than where they register subsidiaries....

 2020-02-23 14:10 

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Stats SA to engage National Treasury on funding shortage, says Mthembu...

The Stats SA chairman, as well as the statistician general, will engage with Finance Minister Tito Mboweni to address funding shortages....

 2020-02-23 13:48 

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E.coli bacteria running the Internet of Things...

One of the areas of the 4th Industrial Revolution that have seen phenomenal growth over the past few years is that of bioscience and bioengineering....

 2020-02-23 13:00 

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Focus on Tito Mboweni's National Budget Review set to dwarf economic data this week...

Finance Minister is expected to provide solutions with regard to the issues of the turnaround of state-owned enterprises and job losses....

 2020-02-23 11:00 

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Planned new bill threatens encryption on Facebook, Google and others...

US legislation will be introduced in the coming weeks that could hurt technology companies' ability to offer end-to-end encryption....

 2020-02-23 10:00 

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Dear Tito Mboweni, please ensure that SA is open for business...

How does it feel to hold the weight of South Africa's future on your shoulders? From free access to data to digital skills creation?...

 2020-02-23 08:00 

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Check this: Honestly speaking, stokvels are really a waste of time!...

Imagine a person who diligently builds a concrete wall for forty-eight weeks and only tears it down after fifty-one weeks for some reason or other....

 2020-02-23 07:15 

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Budget 2020: DA expects Gauteng e-tolls to stay despite Makhura's promise...

The DA in Gauteng says it expects Finance Minister Tito Mboweni to announce during his budget speech this coming week that e-tolls are here to stay....

 2020-02-23 07:00 

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Samsung Care+ is now available for Galaxy A series devices...

Samsung is giving customers options to protect their devices from unforeseen accidental damages through Samsung Care+....

 2020-02-23 05:03 

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Sekunjalo will not be deterred from investing in the media...

Sekunjalo Investment Holdings would like to inform media corporations operating in South Africa that it will not be deterred from investing in media outlets South Africa....

 2020-02-23 05:03 

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Iqbal Surv's Sekunjalo will not be deterred from investing in the media...

Sekunjalo Investment Holdings would like to inform media corporations operating in South Africa that it will not be deterred from investing in media outlets South Africa....

 2020-02-22 18:00 

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Valentine's Day is not as good for restaurants as you'd think...

It can be notoriously impossible to book a restaurant for Valentine's Day....

 2020-02-22 16:00 

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The first Airbus A380 Super-Jumbo to be sent for recycling...

The first Airbus SE A380 super-jumbo to enter commercial service is returning to the skies in an altogether more diminutive form: luggage tags....

 2020-02-22 13:00 

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Polish billionaire splashes $74.7m on London home...

Polish billionaire Dominika Kulczyk bought a house near Harrods department store in London for 57.5m ($74.7 million)....

 2020-02-22 10:00 

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New private-jet models push deliveries to highest in a decade...

Business-jet shipments last year jumped to their highest level in a decade, spurred on by new models and solid U.S. economic growth....

 2020-02-22 07:00 

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'Parasite' backers gain $100m on film tackling inequality...

"Parasite" executive producer Miky Lee became an unlikely star of the 2020 Oscars when she accepted the award for best picture....

 2020-02-22 06:00 

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Live-streaming to help business in China's small commodity hub...

At present, more than 3,000 merchants at the market have begun selling their commodities through live streaming to customers from around the world....

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