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S.African miners’ highest cases of TB in world

Mine workers in South Africa have the highest incidence of tuberculosis among all working populations in the world.

Hudaco CEO to retire amidst AGM results release

Stephen Connelly, Hudaco Industries Limited chief executive, will retire as an executive director on 30 June 2014.
Property income increase seen in Growthpoint’s HY14 results

Acucap looking to acquire remaining Sycom units

Acucap Properties Limited announced on Thursday that it is looking to acquire all of Sycom’s units in issue.

Basil Read CEO retires

Basil Read chief executive officer Marius Heyns has advised the group's board of directors of his intention to retire.
Stefanutti weathers tough sector waves

S.Africa Construction Index down but sector remains upbeat

The Construction Confidence Index fell by 11 index points from 55 to 66 in the first quarter of 2014, First National Bank has said.

Is Pinnacle’s reputation at stake?

Pinnacle Holdings has to ensure its reputation stays intact following recent allegations against one of its executive directors.

Removal of foreign exchange laws boasts Zambia property sector

The removal of foreign exchange laws in Zambia’s property market has seen improvement in the sector stimulating renewed investor interest.

Poor retail sales amid slack economic growth in S.Africa

Growth in retail sales volumes are on a slowdown despite a significant increase in the 2013 fourth quarter, Ernst and Young reports.

S.Africa’s Famous Brands acquires 70 per cent stake in Wakaberry

Franchiser Famous Brands has announced a 70 per cent acquisition of the Wakaberry Frozen Yoghurt Bar business.
Spur shifts attention to brand consolidation and expansion

Spur acquires stake in Braviz Fine Foods

Spur Corporation has acquired a 30 per cent stake in Braviz Fine Foods in order to strengthen its rib supply.
BHP Billiton delivers high production figures

Research and development at the heart of innovation: Sasol

Sasol’s investment in technology, research and development over the years has turned it into an essential innovator in South Africa.

The changing global perception of S.Africa

Global perception of South Africa has begun to shift as a number of its socio-political problems filter into the international landscape.

Choppies set to expand African footprint

Botswana retailer Choppies Enterprises has made swift plans to expand into other African countries as its brand continues to thrive.

S.Africa’s February CPI up to 5.9 per cent

The headline Consumer Price Index in February 2014 increased 0.1 percentage point higher to 5.9 per cent, Statistics South Africa has said.

Commission accuses cable companies of cartel conduct

The Competition Commission has referred its findings of cartel conduct against certain cable companies to the Competition Tribunal.

S.Africa's Zuma slammed for $23 mln home makeover

South African President Jacob Zuma "benefitted unduly" from a $23 million state-funded security upgrade to his private home.

Zimbabwe caps salaries for "fat cat" state executives

President Robert Mugabe's government has slashed pay and perks for managers of Zimbabwe's state-owned firms.

Steinhoff offers to buy 98% stake in JD Group

Steinhoff International Holdings has announced an offer to buy retail and finance consumer business JD Group.

S.Africa’s changing property market landscape

Buying a house in South Africa’s property market could become more difficult if interest rates continue to rise.

Banking Consumer Index dips as S.African consumers change patterns

The South African Banking Consumer Index declined 2.6 per cent in 2013, according to the South African Customer Satisfaction Index.
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