Friday , 23 August 2019

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  • Downgrades, US-China impasse hammer SA’s Rand

    Downgrades, US-China impasse hammer SA’s Rand

    by SAVIOUS KWINIKA  JOHANNESBURG - SOUTH Africa’s volatile Rand currency is bearing the brunt of escalating trade tensions between China and the United States as well as possibilit ...

  • IoT can revive exhausted SA health sector

    IoT can revive exhausted SA health sector

    from DION HENRICK in Cape Town CAPE TOWN - THE internet of things (IoT) could be the solution to South Africa’s health problems, marked by ageing infrastructure and a growing popul ...

  • SA motor show garners international interest

    SA motor show garners international interest

    by AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG - SOME African countries have shown an unprecedented interest in the Automechanika Johannesburg set for South Africa in September. This follows the att ...

  • Over R2 billion investments secured in Eastern Cape

    Over R2 billion investments secured in Eastern Cape

    from NJABULO MKHIZE in Port Elizabeth PORT ELIZABETH – SOUTH Africa’s foremost investment hotspot for exporting companies has signed funding worth R2,6 billion (US$187,27 million) ...

South Africa making the most of oil, gas discoveries

South Africa making the most of oil, gas discoveries

from AKANI CHAUKE / MTHULISI SIBANDA  JOHANNESBURG - SOUTH Africa is positioning itself as an energy hub and key player as the sub-Saharan Africa region rapidly transforms into a ...

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Land imbalances a ticking South Africa time bomb

Land imbalances a ticking South Africa time bomb

OPINION by SAVIOUS-PARKER KWINIKA Editor-In-Chief JOHANNESBURG - SOUTH Africa’s prolonged land reform programme, if not resolved now, will soon be likened to deadly United States ...

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Isuzu maintains dominant Zimbabwe market share

Isuzu maintains dominant Zimbabwe market share

from NJABULO MKHIZE in Port Elizabeth PORT ELIZABETH – ISUZU is poised to entrench its presence in Zimbabwe, one of its biggest export markets in Africa. This follows Zimbabwe Min ...

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4th industrial revolution disrupts South Africa mining sector

4th industrial revolution disrupts South Africa mining sector

by MTHULISI SIBANDA JOHANNESBURG - THE South African mining industry is undergoing an extensive transformation amid the fourth industrial revolution (4IR) taking root in what is a ...

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Miners union warns of another ‘Marikana’

Miners union warns of another ‘Marikana’

by SAVIOUS KWINIKA JOHANNESBURG - THE Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (AMCU) is wary of armed intruders accessing mines were its members work. AMCU has documente ...

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Bumpy ride forecast in crucial week for SA econom

Bumpy ride forecast in crucial week for SA econom

by AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG - ANALYSTS are wary of one of the most critical weeks in the South African economic calendar culminating in downgrades by international rating agencie ...

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Gas findings a game changer for South African economy

Gas findings a game changer for South African economy

by AKANI CHAUKE  JOHANNESBURG - THE recent discovery of gas off the southern coast of South Africa is seen as a great step for the country which still relies on imports of oil and ...

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Labour body resists splitting of Eskom

Labour body resists splitting of Eskom

by SAVIOUS KWINIKA JOHANNESBURG - THERE are differences within South Africa’s  tripartite alliance following the announcement by President Cyril  Ramaphosa of plans to privatise s ...

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Digitalisation boosts productivity in mining sector

Digitalisation boosts productivity in mining sector

JOHANNESBURG – EXPERTS have forecast innovation and technology to play increasingly valuable roles in boosting performance and sustainable  efficiency in mines throughout Africa. ...

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Corruption to dominate SA State of the Nation Address

Corruption to dominate SA State of the Nation Address

by AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG – ANALYSTS forecast the issue of corruption to feature prominently in this week’s State of the Nation Address (SONA) by South African President, Cyril ...

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