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Drought and business: more action, less rhetoric - Bizcommunity.com

Mon, 24/07/2017 - 12:57

Drought and business: more action, less rhetoric
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Businesses, both large and small, are difficult to segregate into a specific sector. We have considered the business sector as all businesses that are using water within a small city or town. Therefore their usage is considered urban in nature. As a ...

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Public Protector to probe Brian Molefe's pension payout - Eyewitness News

Mon, 24/07/2017 - 12:52

Eyewitness News

Public Protector to probe Brian Molefe's pension payout
Eyewitness News
CAPE TOWN - The Public Protector has agreed to investigate a controversial R30 million pension payout due to former Eskom chief executive Brian Molefe. In a letter to the Democratic Alliance, the Public Protector's Office says that the party's ...
Public Protector to investigate Molefe over R30 million 'golden handshake'BusinessTech

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Amplats posts 55% drop in H1 profit - Moneyweb.co.za

Mon, 24/07/2017 - 12:44

Moneyweb.co.za

Amplats posts 55% drop in H1 profit
Moneyweb.co.za
JOHANNESBURG – South African miner Anglo American Platinum (Amplats) reported on Monday a 55% drop in first-half profits on lower sales, a stronger rand and tax impairments and said it is unlikely to pay a dividend this year. Its shares fell more than ...
Electric car shift starts exerting pressure on platinum players like AngloBizNews
Anglo American Platinum plunges into the redMining MX
Amplats posts hefty first-half loss as platinum prices languishBusiness Day (registration)
Creamer Media's Mining Weekly -MarketWatch -Mining Technology -London South East (registration) (blog)
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SA needs structural reforms to boost economic growth - OECD - Eyewitness News

Mon, 24/07/2017 - 12:02

Eyewitness News

SA needs structural reforms to boost economic growth - OECD
Eyewitness News
The government has developed a 14-point economic strategy to stimulate growth but the plan has received a lukewarm reception from investors. Picture: Freeimages. SA Economy · Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba · Organization for Economic Cooperation ...
OPINION : Developing black enterprise is good businessIndependent Online

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Cost of motoring continues to rise - IT-Online

Mon, 24/07/2017 - 11:58

SA PROMO Magazine

Cost of motoring continues to rise
IT-Online
New data from WesBank shows that the overall cost of motoring is still on the rise, despite recent cuts to interest rates and fuel prices, as well as a slowdown in vehicle price inflation. The monthly mobility basket – which comprises instalments, fuel ...
Little relief in sight for SA motoristsIndependent Online
Cost of owning your car on the rise!iAfrica.com

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Cement maker PPC's CEO steps down - Eyewitness News

Mon, 24/07/2017 - 10:18

CNBCAfrica.com

Cement maker PPC's CEO steps down
Eyewitness News
PPC said in a statement Castle will still be available to the group for six months to ensure a smooth handover. PPC Cement. Picture: Facebook. PPC. Email; Print. Share · Reuters | 10 minutes ago. JOHANNESBURG - South African cement maker PPC said on ...
PPC chief executive Darryll Castle steps downIndependent Online
More turmoil at the top for PPC, as CEO leaves with immediate effectBusiness Day (registration)
Castle exits PPC after nearly three yearsCreamer Media's Engineering News
Global Cement -International Cement Review -BizNews
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IMF Trims US and UK Growth Forecasts as Stimulus Bets Fade - TheStreet.com

Mon, 24/07/2017 - 09:42

TheStreet.com

IMF Trims US and UK Growth Forecasts as Stimulus Bets Fade
TheStreet.com
The International Monetary Fund lowered growth expectations for the U.K. and U.S. economies Monday amid expectations of a pullback in government stimulus. The IMF sees the U.S. economy growing at 2.1% clip this year and next, down its prediction of ...
IMF downgrades UK and US growth forecastsCitywire.co.uk

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South Africa's rand extends gains against ailing dollar - Nasdaq

Mon, 24/07/2017 - 09:24

Nasdaq

South Africa's rand extends gains against ailing dollar
Nasdaq
JOHANNESBURG, July 24 (Reuters) - South Africa's rand extended gains against an ailing dollar on Monday, as U.S. political ructions pushed the greenback close to a 13-month low against a basket of major currencies. * At 0700 GMT, the rand <ZAR=D3> ...
South African Markets - Factors to watch on July 24Times of India

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Draft tax proposals hold nasty surprise as exemption repealed - Independent Online

Mon, 24/07/2017 - 07:50

Independent Online

Draft tax proposals hold nasty surprise as exemption repealed
Independent Online
The newly released draft Taxation Laws Amendment Bill holds some nasty surprises, with the end not yet in sight. The proposals aim, among others to close lucrative loopholes with the avoidance of income tax and capital gains tax and to prevent the ...
The consequences of scrapping tax exemptions on income earned outside SABusinessTech
Coming soon: A tax revoltMoneyweb.co.za

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Eskom's Singh linked to Gupta deals worth billions - Times LIVE

Mon, 24/07/2017 - 06:24

Times LIVE

Eskom's Singh linked to Gupta deals worth billions
Times LIVE
New evidence links Eskom chief financial officer Anoj Singh directly to payments of hundreds of millions of rands to a Gupta-linked firm the power utility denied knowing about. The Times has also unearthed evidence of a number of trips by Singh to ...

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