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 2020-07-08 09:25 

News24

It's adapt or die for small businesses battered by Covid-19...

While large corporates may be finding ways to conserve cash, smaller entities don't always have the option to cut costs....

 2020-07-08 09:16 

News24

Handre Pollard, on a reported R20 million deal at Montpellier, could face pay cut...

The French Top 14 will reduce its world-leading salary cap gradually over the next four years due to the impact of the coronavirus pandemic....

 2020-07-08 09:00 

Business Report (IOL)

Delivering critical infrastructure by developing new resilient cities...

Cities are already home to more than half of the world's population, and it is estimated that, by 2050, this percentage will grow to two-thirds....

 2020-07-08 08:54 

News24

Primedia latest media group to eye job cuts from economic shock of Covid-19...

The group includes radio stations 702, KFM and CapeTalk, as well as national news brand EWN....

 2020-07-08 08:50 

Business Live

Trafficking of poor-quality sanitisers and masks on the rise, UN warns...

And the UN Office on Drugs and Crime says it expects criminals to shift their focus to vaccine-related trafficking once one is developed...

 2020-07-08 08:43 

Business Report (IOL)

Fears of jobs bloodbath in Cape tourism sector if flight ban not lifted...

Hoteliers say if the government's ban on international flights into South Africa is not lifted soon, prospects for the Western Cape's peak summer holiday season looks bleak....

 2020-07-08 08:38 

Mail & Guardian

Balwin properties and Absa launch South Africa's first green home loan...

Balwin Properties' Edge registration of over 16 000 units was a global first, covering more homes than any single property developer in the world to date The post Balwin properties and Absa launch South Africa's first green home loan appeared firs...

 2020-07-08 08:36 

News24

Four Worcester cops arrested for allegedly taking bribes from illicit cigarette sellers...

Four members of the South African Police Service have been arrested after they allegedly took bribes from shopkeepers who were selling cigarettes illegally....

 2020-07-08 08:30 

Business Report (IOL)

Treasury to allocate last R45 billion of coronavirus relief package...

The plans for the remainder will be outlined in the October Medium-term Budget Policy Statement and the February budget review....

 2020-07-08 08:22 

Uganda Radio Network

Fresh Details Emerge on Mak Student's Death...

Jane Aguti, whose brother, Nicholas Omase is locked up says police was the first to chase Tegu and even fired three bullets. According to Aguti, although she doesn't know why the officers were chasing the deceased, she suspects that the mob could have...

 2020-07-08 08:05 

News24

More unions at SAA agree to severance packages as vote on airline's future approaches...

The department of public enterprises says most unions at SAA have no objection to the airline offering voluntary severance packages to their members....

 2020-07-08 08:00 

Business Report (IOL)

Opinion: Ben Turok's plea as Treasury reaches the point of no return...

If debt reduction in ten years can usher to South Africa higher unemployment, poverty and inequality, then why should anyone buy into that journey to a cul de sac?...

 2020-07-08 07:58 

Business Report (IOL)

7 things you need to know today...

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

 2020-07-08 07:55 

Business Live

WATCH: Why Reserve Bank eased its bond-buying programme...

RMB's Michelle Wohlberg talks to Business Day TV about the central bank's bond purchases...

 2020-07-08 07:55 

Business Live

WATCH: Stock picks — Micron Tech and TFG...

Jean Pierre Verster from Protea Capital Management and independent analyst Chris Gilmour talk to Business Day TV...

 2020-07-08 07:50 

Uganda Radio Network

High COVID-19 Cases Not Related to Mass Testing-WHO...

Data from the WHO shows that it took 12 weeks for the world to reach 400,000 cases of COVID-19. There have now been 11.4 million cases of COVID-19 and more than 535,000 deaths reported. As of today, 200,000 COVID-19 cases are being reported every day, acr...

 2020-07-08 07:45 

Mail & Guardian

Young professional gets a career boost from PSETA...

SAICA makes ongoing efforts to encourage the professionalisation of financial offices in private and public sector organisations The post Young professional gets a career boost from PSETA appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-07-08 07:30 

Business Report (IOL)

KZN economy contracts by R30 billion Covid-19 lockdown takes it toll...

The provincial government's spokesperson Lennox Mabaso said KZN derived a significant proportion of its gross domestic product (GDP) from tourism....

 2020-07-08 07:26 

News24

Body of unknown man found in car submerged in Hartbeespoort Dam...

The body of a man has been found in a car submerged in the Hartbeespoort Dam in North West....

 2020-07-08 07:25 

News24

Panic-buying returns to Australia as Melbourne braces for lengthy coronavirus lockdown...

Shoppers in Australia's second-biggest city stripped supermarket shelves Wednesday as millions in Melbourne prepared for a return to virus lockdown, with warnings the new restrictions will cost the economy Aus$1 billion a week....

 2020-07-08 07:00 

News24

Trump: 'I disagree' with Fauci on Covid-19 in the US...

US President Donald Trump has said he disagreed with the assessment of the country's top immunologist, Anthony Fauci, on the dire situation the United States faces....

 2020-07-08 07:00 

Business Live

WATCH: How Omnia returned to profitability...

Omnia CEO Seelan Gobalsamy talks to Business Day TV about the company's latest results...

 2020-07-08 07:00 

Business Live

Wanted Online: IWC joins forces with Orlebar Brown for its Yacht Club Chronograph Edition...
 2020-07-08 06:59 

Business Live

Stimulus hopes push gold close to eight-year high...

The metal is steady as worry over surging Covid-19 cases and the hope of more stimulus measures from the Fed boost safe-haven demand...

 2020-07-08 06:56 

News24

Melanie Verwoerd | What could possibly go wrong? A lot it seems when it comes to insurance...

We may be paying a fortune for insurance policies but it doesn't always mean we are actually covered, writes Melanie Verwoerd ....

 2020-07-08 06:52 

Business Report (IOL)

Unions accept R2.2bn severance packages to rescue SAA...

SAA multi-billion rand business rescue plan looks set to be voted in favour of by the majority of creditors next week....

 2020-07-08 06:40 

Business Report (IOL)

WATCH: Rand weakens as business confidence plunges to the weakest level in 35 years...

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

 2020-07-08 06:40 

Business Report (IOL)

WATCH: Rand slumps as business confidence plunges to the weakest level in 35 years...

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

 2020-07-08 06:30 

Business Report (IOL)

Banks working with treasury to make R100bn Covid-19 loans more accessible to businesses...

South African banks are working with the National Treasury and the South African Reserve Bank to review the R100bn Covid-19 Loan Guarantee Scheme....

 2020-07-08 06:22 

News24

Siya Kolisi confirms autobiography: 'There are many parts of my story untold'...

Springbok captain Siya Kolisi will tell his life story in an autobiography to be published ahead of next year's British & Irish Lions tour of South Africa....

 2020-07-08 06:11 

News24

Covid-19: R2 billion allocated to upgrade informal settlements...

A R2.4 billion grant will be spent on improving access to water and sanitation in informal settlements....

 2020-07-08 06:04 

Business Live

Lockdown day 103: Latest Covid-19 numbers...

Number of Covid-19 infections in SA rise by 10,134 new cases to 215,855...

 2020-07-08 06:04 

Business Live

Asian stocks falter as new cases cast doubt over economic recovery...

Equities are mixed after increase in coronavirus cases, while oil prices ease on concern about oversupply...

 2020-07-08 06:00 

Business Report (IOL)

Massmart set to shed nearly 1 800 jobs at Game stores as Covid-19 hits retail...

Massmart which operates Makro, Cambridge Foods and Builders Warehouse said the planned jobs cut came after an assessment to improve efficiencies at the Game stores....

 2020-07-08 05:50 

News24

Gauteng records highest Covid-19 death toll three days running...

Gauteng is quickly becoming the epicentre of coronavirus cases in South Africa, recording the most Covid-19-related deaths for three consecutive days....

 2020-07-08 05:30 

Business Report (IOL)

Opinion: Technical possibilities for more QE...

Following a series of articles remonstrating the SARB response to the crisis, SARB governor Lesetja Kganyago went on road shows....

 2020-07-08 05:19 

Uganda Radio Network

LDUs Rough Up Mityana LC V Chairperson, Joseph Luzige...

The First Division Spokesperson Maj. Bilal Yusuf Katamba, who also speaks for the LDUs, has confirmed the incident, saying the LDU operative has been disarmed as demanded by Luzige as they devise means of taking administrative measures....

 2020-07-08 05:00 

Business Report (IOL)

Rand surrenders its gains as consumer confidence drops to lowest in 35 years...

The rand on Tuesday surrendered gains it had made earlier in the week after weakening more than 1percent as consumer confidence plunged to a 35-year low....

 2020-07-08 04:59 

News24

'A deep scar, a great tragedy' - Weenen religious leader on pregnant mom's murder on KZN farm...

A religious leader in Weenen says the community has been left in shock following the brutal murder of a four-month pregnant mother of two....

 2020-07-08 04:36 

News24

Fear and frustration as Covid-19 grinds schools cricket to a halt...

CSA is on the verge of being forced to officially cancel all its youth weeks for 2020, sparking concern of a 'lost' group of promising players. But it might not be all doom and gloom....

 2020-07-08 04:30 

Business Report (IOL)

Trust-to -Trust: Trustees must identify and record trust assets...

Estate planners often set up trusts without understanding the requirement that trust assets ought to be treated separately....

 2020-07-08 04:15 

Business Live

SARAH BUITENDACH: Covid-19 reveals who your friends really are...

You might be on the same page about religion and home schooling, but what about coronavirus-related behaviour? It's an issue causing deep ructions in partnerships across the globe...

 2020-07-08 04:15 

Business Live

Lockdown day 103: Pictures of the day...

Striking Truck drivers blocked off the N1 near Kraaifontein in Cape Town over employment of foreign nationals...

 2020-07-08 04:15 

Business Live

Covid claims: Santam and insurers have 'pathetic excuses for not paying', say tourism companies...

It's a grim confirmation of the old adage that insurers take your money religiously every month, but when you really need them they find excuses in the small print not to pay...

 2020-07-08 04:00 

News24

Grey College SGB acted beyond statutory authority when it stripped principal's duties, SCA rules...

Grey College Secondary's School Governing Body acted beyond its authority when it stripped the principal Deon Scheepers of most of his powers....

 2020-07-08 04:00 

Business Report (IOL)

Media24 tried to avoid job losses as print media is hard hit by Covid-19 pandemic...

Naspers's Media24 said on Tuesday that it planned to retrench more than 500 people and close some of its magazines as the Covid-19 pandemic hits its operations....

 2020-07-08 04:00 

Business Report (IOL)

Media24 to retrench more than 500 employees as print media hard hit by Covid-19...

Naspers's Media24 said on Tuesday that it planned to retrench more than 500 people and close some of its magazines as the Covid-19 pandemic hits its operations....

 2020-07-08 03:50 

News24

OPINION | Finding the middle ground in the statue debate...

There is a need to find a middle ground when it comes to the statue debate, argues Motsaathebe Serekoane and Francis Petersen ....

 2020-07-08 03:31 

Uganda Radio Network

Food Prices Drop in Nakapiripirit District...

Unlike, other districts of Karamoja, Nakapiripirit experiences two planting seasons in a year. Farmers in the district mainly grow beans, maize, cassava and other crops while most districts in Karamoja majorly grow sorghum....

 2020-07-08 03:19 

Business Live

CARTOON: Covid-19 overload...

Wednesday, July 8 2020...

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