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Fin24.com | Medupi lock-out a declaration of war – Numsa

Wednesday, 08 April 2015
Union Numsa says it will soon decide whether to strike at Medupi power station, with a warning that Eskom’s lock-out of workers is a declaration of war.

Fin24.com | Mugabe seeking SA’s hand to avert Zim crisis

Wednesday, 08 April 2015
President Robert Mugabe is in South Africa amid high hopes that his delegation will lay the foundation for business engagements between the two countries.

Fin24.com | You can help us avoid load shedding today - Eskom

Wednesday, 08 April 2015
Eskom says there is a high chance of load shedding on Wednesday, but has made it clear that clients have a role to play in lowering the possibility of power cuts.

Fin24.com | Mugabe not here to beg, says Moyo

Wednesday, 08 April 2015
Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe is not on a "begging visit" to South Africa, his information minister Jonathan Moyo claims.

Fin24.com | Zim economy bleeds 4 000 jobs, 150 firms

Wednesday, 08 April 2015
Zimbabweans are increasingly feeling the pinch of the country’s economic struggles, with nearly 150 companies placed under curatorship and judicial management in 2014.

Fin24.com | Strike action to resume at Medupi

Wednesday, 08 April 2015
The strike at Medupi power station is expected to resume, after unions representing affected workers met after the Easter break and decided to down tools.

Fin24.com | Mugabe to drum up support for industrialisation efforts

Wednesday, 08 April 2015
Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe and his wife Grace have started a two-day state visit to SA, the first since 1994, to help efforts to industrialise his country's ailing economy.

Fin24.com | Nene positive state can cut spending by R25bn

Tuesday, 07 April 2015
The Treasury believes it will achieve a “budget expenditure ceiling” drop of R25bn by lowering the growth rate in transfers to public entities, among other measures.

Fin24.com | Growing thirst halts plans for hydro power

Tuesday, 07 April 2015
A plan to generate enough hydro electricity to light up over 5 000 Durban households has been stumped because of rising water demand in the KwaZulu-Natal Midlands.

Fin24.com | SA, France eye closer trade partnership

Tuesday, 07 April 2015
The signing of a joint communiqué between SA and France is the culmination of deliberations as part of the Joint Economic Committee between the two countries.

Fin24.com | Are you paying your domestic worker enough?

Tuesday, 07 April 2015
A new tool can help you determine if you are paying your domestic worker enough, given the financial realities faced by your domestic worker’s household.

Fin24.com | New company selected to lead Eskom inquiry

Tuesday, 07 April 2015
The man behind Eskom’s inquiry has been dumped in the latest twist in the boardroom drama that has unfolded at the state utility over recent weeks.

Fin24.com | High risk of load shedding, warns Eskom

Tuesday, 07 April 2015
Eskom has warned of a high risk of load shedding this afternoon as the system is highly constrained, with a call for users experiencing pre-winter chills to avoid using heaters.

Fin24.com | Only 5 Limpopo towns have electrical engineers

Tuesday, 07 April 2015
Only five of 13 Limpopo municipalities with a licence to distribute electricity have suitably qualified electrical engineers, says governance minister Pravin Gordhan.

Fin24.com | Russia looks to Africa to boost exports

Tuesday, 07 April 2015
Russia is pursuing costly state oil and platinum projects in Africa despite its economic crisis, hoping they will bolster sales for sanctions-hit businesses.

Fin24.com | Eurozone business growth accelerates

Tuesday, 07 April 2015
Eurozone business activity has accelerated in March at its fastest pace for nearly a year as customers took advantage of ongoing price discounting.

Fin24.com | PMI reaches five-month high on new orders boost

Tuesday, 07 April 2015
Business activity in SA expanded at its fastest rate in five months in March as new orders led to a rise in output for the first time since November, a survey shows.

Fin24.com | SA mulls regulating rare game breeds

Tuesday, 07 April 2015
Rare-coloured animals have become big business in South Africa, causing more farmers to switch from cattle to breeding wildlife.

Fin24.com | Pressure pushing Greek PM into tightrope act

Tuesday, 07 April 2015
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is having to juggle divergent voices and pressure from the public on the sale of the country's biggest port.

Fin24.com | NUM still struggling to win over members

Monday, 06 April 2015
The once powerful National Union of Mineworkers is still battling to recover from its dramatic drop in membership on the platinum belt in the North West.

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