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Fin24.com | SA to improve pipelines, ports to buoy gas imports

Tuesday, 17 February 2015
South Africa plans to improve its pipelines and ports to allow for more gas imports for use in power generation, says the acting director general of the energy department.

Fin24.com | Natural resources, population worry accountants

Tuesday, 17 February 2015
The deterioration in natural resources would have the most impact on business in 2024, according to a survey conducted by an accounting body.

Fin24.com | SA's fuel price holiday could end - AA

Tuesday, 17 February 2015
The lower fuel price SA consumers have enjoyed might be coming to an end, warns the Automobile Association.

Fin24.com | UK CPI drops to lowest level

Tuesday, 17 February 2015
Britain's consumer price inflation has dropped year-on-year in January, its lowest recorded level, says the government.

Fin24.com | Buthelezi: Privatise Eskom, SAA

Tuesday, 17 February 2015
Government should privatise and not pump money into state-owned companies such as SAA and Eskom, says Inkatha Freedom Party leader Mangosuthu Buthelezi.

Fin24.com | EU hot and cold, waiting for Greece to bend

Tuesday, 17 February 2015
European Union finance ministers have wielded enticements and veiled threats to press Greece to stay in an international bailout as financial markets slipped.

Fin24.com | Corruption in nuclear deal 'perception'

Tuesday, 17 February 2015
Energy Indaba chair Brian Statham sheds some light on the nuclear deals process and how it is not corruption.

Fin24.com | Eskom in state of intense turmoil, not crisis - Energy Indaba chair

Tuesday, 17 February 2015
There is no energy crisis in South Africa, according to the head of the African Energy Indaba, who says Eskom must be allowed to get on with its job.

Fin24.com | Zim inflation in the negative

Tuesday, 17 February 2015
Zimbabwe’s inflation is in the negative again after shedding 0.48% to end the month of January 2015 at -1.28%, against the December rate of -0.80%.

Fin24.com | EU hangs tough, waiting for Greece to bend

Tuesday, 17 February 2015
European Union finance ministers have piled pressure on Greece to remain in an international financial rescue programme as the euro weakened.

Fin24.com | SA ban on foreign land ownership aimed at farms

Tuesday, 17 February 2015
An SA government proposal to ban foreign nationals from owning land will apply to farms, not residential property, a government minister says.

Fin24.com | Plan to boost trade between SA and Kenya

Tuesday, 17 February 2015
Businesspeople in SA and Kenya need to work on the synergies that would give life to political commitments, says the dti.

Fin24.com | Algeria aims to double diesel, petrol output

Tuesday, 17 February 2015
Algeria plans to double its petrol and diesel output when three new oil refineries start production in 2018, says the head of refining department at Sonatrach.

Fin24.com | Russian firm wins tender to build Uganda refinery

Tuesday, 17 February 2015
A consortium led by Russian firm RT Global Resources has won the deal to build and operate Uganda's $2.5bn crude oil refinery, according to a report.

Fin24.com | 'Grexit' risks rise, compromise still possible

Tuesday, 17 February 2015
The chances of Greece forced out of the eurozone have risen, but a compromise between Athens and its European partners is still possible, say Greek banks.

Fin24.com | Eskom will return to normal in 20 months - Barnard

Tuesday, 17 February 2015
The Eskom War Room was aiming to minimise the level of load shedding as well as containing the supply and demand shortfall, according to the energy ministry.

Fin24.com | Obamacare rescue ruled out by some states

Tuesday, 17 February 2015
Republican state governors say they will not rescue a crucial part of Obamacare if it is struck down by the Supreme Court.

Fin24.com | Gauteng moving towards renewable energy

Tuesday, 17 February 2015
Gauteng is moving towards renewable energy to take pressure off the struggling national energy grid, says infrastructure development MEC Nandi Mayathula-Khoza.

Fin24.com | Greek minister willing to sign different deal

Tuesday, 17 February 2015
Greek Finance Minister says he has been prepared to agree to a deal with creditors that would have given Athens four to six months additional credit.

Fin24.com | Curro plans R1.44bn fundraising for SA schools

Tuesday, 17 February 2015
Private school operator Curro Holdings plans to raise R1.44bn from debt markets and a rights issue as it seeks to develop new institutions and explore potential acquisitions.

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