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Fin24.com | Ratings cuts could lead to capital outflows - Sarb

Tuesday, 03 May 2016
The impact of a possible further ratings downgrades on the economy and financial system could lead to increased capital outflows, warns the SA Reserve Bank.

Fin24.com | Growth falls to 15-year low in sub-Saharan Africa

Tuesday, 03 May 2016
Economic growth in sub-Saharan Africa has dropped to its lowest level in 15 years due to the slump in commodity prices and severe drought, says the IMF.

Fin24.com | Momoniat: No shareholders have control over Sarb

Tuesday, 03 May 2016
The South African Reserve Bank has full operational autonomy when it sets monetary policy, says Ismail Momoniat, a deputy director general at National Treasury.

Fin24.com | Chaos for Jhb motorists as traffic workers block N1

Tuesday, 03 May 2016
Gauteng drivers might be an hour later for work, but striking contract workers blocking the N1 freeway say they haven’t had a pay increase in four years.

Fin24.com | IMF sees sub-Saharan Africa growth near two-decade low in 2016

Tuesday, 03 May 2016
The IMF says economic growth in sub-Saharan Africa will likely slow this year to its weakest in nearly two decades, hurt by a slump in commodity prices and drought.

Fin24.com | Staff with ADHD can boost business if well managed - expert

Tuesday, 03 May 2016
If left unmanaged, the impulsivity, hyperactivity and inattention that presents as a result of ADHD can have a negative effect on the career of the individual, warns an expert.

Fin24.com | Ivory Coast to privatise power, water monopolies

Monday, 02 May 2016
Ivory Coast will break up its long-standing electricity and water monopolies to reduce prices amid growing public concern over price hikes, says President Alassane Ouattara.

Fin24.com | More petrol price pain for motorists

Monday, 02 May 2016
Motorists will have to fork out more for a litre for all grades of petrol come Wednesday, says the Department of Energy.

Fin24.com | SA's super rich increases, rich declines - report

Sunday, 01 May 2016
The number of so-called ultra-high net worth individuals - or super rich - in South Africa has increased by 18% since 2007, according to a report.

Fin24.com | Vavi: Union movement fragmenting at alarming rate

Sunday, 01 May 2016
The union movement has been fragmenting at an alarming rate, but it has not translated into more workers belonging to unions, Zwelinzima Vavi tells City Press.

Fin24.com | Future of Gauteng tourism could lie in shopping

Sunday, 01 May 2016
The future of Gauteng's tourism might very well lie in shopping and South Africa must roll out the red carpet for regional tourists, says a tourism expert.

Fin24.com | Zanzibar's seaweed farmers in hot water

Sunday, 01 May 2016
Seaweed is one of Zanzibar's key exports, but now the vital industry is struggling with warmer waters killing the crops.

Fin24.com | Big business keen on certain SA politicians

Sunday, 01 May 2016
Big companies are watching "like vultures" to see which South African politicians they could lure to bring along some influence, reports Netwerk24.

Fin24.com | Senegal, Mauritania bet on oil and gas

Sunday, 01 May 2016
Two west African nations are forging ahead with potentially massive extraction projects others might fear to touch.

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