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Fin24.com | Jail corrupt public servants for 20 years - EFF

Thursday, 09 October 2014
Public servants who do not declare their business interests must be named and those found guilty of corruption must get a minimum of 20 years jail time, says the EFF.

Fin24.com | World food prices slump to 15-yr lows

Thursday, 09 October 2014
Bumper harvests and big stockpiles of food are helping to drive world food prices down to the lowest levels for about 15 years.

Fin24.com | EU declassifies papers on US trade talks

Thursday, 09 October 2014
The European Union has decided to publish confidential papers setting out its negotiating position for a controversial trade deal with the United States.

Fin24.com | Solidarity economical over EE case - SAPS

Thursday, 09 October 2014
Solidarity was being economical with the truth when it claimed the SA Police Service had conceded that the employment equity matter was urgent, police say.

Fin24.com | Drop in mining community violence

Thursday, 09 October 2014
Levels of violence have dropped significantly in mining communities, a mining sector forum has heard.

Fin24.com | Joemat-Pettersson must break nuclear silence - DA

Thursday, 09 October 2014
Energy Minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson must give details on what authority had been acquired in concluding a nuclear agreement with Russia, says the DA.

Fin24.com | Road Accident Fund roadshow to help claimants

Thursday, 09 October 2014
As part of October Transport Month the department of transport and the Road Accident Fund take their campaign on the road in four provinces.

Fin24.com | Mining, manufacturing output slows

Thursday, 09 October 2014
Figures by Statistics South Africa show that mining production and manufacturing output have declined in the year to August.

Fin24.com | Ebola funding falls short

Thursday, 09 October 2014
Donor countries have funded less than a third of the $988m that the United Nations has appealed for to fight Ebola and stabilise the affected countries.

Fin24.com | World Bank launches new infrastructure plan

Thursday, 09 October 2014
The World Bank has launched a new initiative to bring together governments, development institutions and private investors to form partnerships for infrastructure.

Fin24.com | US unemployment claims decline

Thursday, 09 October 2014
The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits have fallen last week to nearly its lowest level since before the 2007 to 2009 recession.

Fin24.com | Nzimande: SA has plan for youth unemployment

Thursday, 09 October 2014
A "Marshall plan" is in place to help mop up unemployed young people, says Higher Education and Training Minister Blade Nzimande.

Fin24.com | EFF questions need for e-tolls panel

Thursday, 09 October 2014
The Economic Freedom Fighters says an e-tolls advisory panel is a misuse of taxpayers' money as the people already rejected the implementation of e-tolls long ago.

Fin24.com | Mozambique eyes bigger slice of gas windfall

Thursday, 09 October 2014
Mozambique will sell off a new batch of energy concessions, with market watchers predicting it will demand a greater share of the profits than ever before.

Fin24.com | Toll funds: DA wants all the details

Thursday, 09 October 2014
The Democratic Alliance has called on Sanral to make public all financial records involved in the e-tolls project, including profits for all involved parties.

Fin24.com | UK seeks comparison sites for payday lenders

Thursday, 09 October 2014
Britain's competition watchdog wants to introduce price comparison websites for short-term lenders like Wonga to provide clear information on the cost of such loans.

Fin24.com | Skilled wages to rise up to 10% - Hays

Thursday, 09 October 2014
British recruiting firm Hays says skill shortages are pushing up some white collar salaries as much as 10%, contrasting with generally slack wage growth.

Fin24.com | Stop lying to workers, says Baleni

Thursday, 09 October 2014
Mine management must be honest and transparent to workers, says National Union of Mineworkers general secretary Frans Baleni.

Fin24.com | SA mining output falls 10.1% in August

Thursday, 09 October 2014
South Africa's mining output has fallen year-on-year in August, from a revised 7% in July, says Statistics SA.

Fin24.com | SA August manufacturing dips

Thursday, 09 October 2014
Manufacturing production has fallen less than expected in August, contracting 1.2% year-on-year from a revised 8.1% contraction in July, data shows.

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