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Fin24.com | Lehohla unleashes his fury after think-tank report

Monday, 04 May 2015
Pali Lehohla, South Africa’s statistician-general, has mounted a furious attack on African think-tank DaMina Advisors after it distributed a grimly negative report on South Africa’s economy following recent xenophobic violence.

Fin24.com | We are a tired people, right?

Monday, 04 May 2015
We could vastly improve productivity in SA if we had a drive to improve sleep, suggests Mandi Smallhorne.

Fin24.com | Back to square one because of xenophobia

Monday, 04 May 2015
A Congolese man who was just starting to make a success of his life in Durban has returned to Cape Town because xenophobic violence threatened his life.

Fin24.com | Eskom limits load shedding to just over 4hrs in a week

Monday, 04 May 2015
There will be no load shedding for the first half of the day as Eskom currently has enough electricity generating capacity to meet demand, says the power utility.

Fin24.com | Pravin Gordhan sucked into Sars saga

Monday, 04 May 2015
Cooperative Governance Minister Pravin Gordhan will receive a letter this week summoning him to testify at the disciplinary hearing of suspended SA Revenue Service (Sars) deputy commissioner Ivan Pillay.

Fin24.com | Buffet makes Berkshire an all-consuming affair

Monday, 04 May 2015
Warren Buffett has answered his five hours of shareholder and investor questions at the annual meeting in the downtown CenturyLink arena.

Fin24.com | Pension investments clash with principles

Monday, 04 May 2015
The World Bank has indirectly invested part of its staff pension in coal and tobacco shares, holdings that clash with the bank's calls for ethical investing.

Fin24.com | Eskom implements load shedding

Monday, 04 May 2015
Eskom has implemented load shedding due to a shortage of generation capacity as several units are currently out of service due to maintenance.

Fin24.com | Shell agrees to start clean up of oil spill

Sunday, 03 May 2015
Shell has agreed with a Nigerian fishing community of in the Niger Delta to start the clean up of two devastating oil spills in 2008, say activists and locals.

Fin24.com | Fed rate hike in June 'on the table' - policymakers

Sunday, 03 May 2015
The Federal Reserve could well raise interest rates as soon as June, two top US central bankers say, so long as economic data strengthens as expected.

Fin24.com | Post Office will beg for another chance

Sunday, 03 May 2015
The SA Post Office (Sapo) goes before the parliamentary portfolio committee on communications on Tuesday, hoping to table the organisation’s turnaround plan, which has been under development since last year.

Fin24.com | Eskom happy with maintenance progress

Sunday, 03 May 2015
Eskom says it needs a minimum of 3 000 MW and maximum of 5 000 MW buffer in order to close the maintenance backlog and avoid load shedding.

Fin24.com | Oz toughens property ownership for foreigners

Sunday, 03 May 2015
Foreigners who break rules on buying Australian real estate will face up to three years in jail or fines under tougher new rules.

Fin24.com | Labour brokers harvest worker subsidy

Sunday, 03 May 2015
The employment tax incentive is translating into a cash windfall for the country’s much-maligned labour brokers.

Fin24.com | Malema to Zuma: Release Marikana report

Sunday, 03 May 2015
Economic Freedom Fighters leader Julius Malema has called on President Jacob Zuma to release the Marikana report with immediate effect, reports City Press.

Fin24.com | China, Taiwan to seek cooperation

Sunday, 03 May 2015
The leader of Taiwan's Nationalist Party will meet the Chinese president in the first meeting between the heads of the ruling parties in more than 60 years.

Fin24.com | Pravin Gordhan sucked into Sars saga

Sunday, 03 May 2015
SARS’ lawyers have been battling to get Pravin Gordhan to testify against his former deputy commissioner, sources familiar with the matter tells City Press.

Fin24.com | SA wants to import Iran oil - official

Sunday, 03 May 2015
South Africa is interested in oil, gas and joint ventures to develop Iranian oil projects, reports a state-run news agency.

Fin24.com | SA aims to strengthen trade with Saudi Arabia

Sunday, 03 May 2015
South Africa wants to promote and develop more co-operation with Saudi Arabia, especially in the fields of oil, gas and minerals.

Fin24.com | Petrol price: No honeymoon for consumers

Friday, 01 May 2015
There is no reprieve for consumers about the unchanged fuel price as they are already struggling to make ends meet amid mounting consumer debt.

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