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Exxaro gets 13% profit boost from iron ore interests

Exarro has reported a 13 per cent increase in its headline earnings from its equity investments. The mining company's group revenue went up 1 per cent to almost R26 billion. Joining CNBC Africa to unpack the numbers is Riaan Koppeschaar, Executive Director, Exxaro.

Chris Bishop in conversation with former SA Intelligence boss Moe Shaik

Author banker and former South African Intelligence head Moe Shaik talks to CNBC Africa’s Chris Bishop about his new book – The ANC Spy Bible – a tome full of catharsis and questions about the future of intelligence and personal freedom....

PIC report: Board essentially was a rubber stamp for the decisions driven by Matjila

President Cyril Ramaphosa has released the PIC report and CNBC Africa's Kopano Gumbi unpacks the key highlights.

Eskom says power cuts to last indefinitely

The latest blackouts, referred to locally as loadshedding, were triggered by breakdowns this week at a score of generating units, including at Koeberg nuclear plant in Cape Town.

RMB/BER Business Confidence Index hits 21-year low

The RMB/BER Business Confidence Index has hit a 21 year low with a decrease of eight points to 18 in the first quarter of 2020. The drop in the index could prevail in the course of the year due to the global economic slowdown hit by the Coronavirus. Joining CNBC Africa for more is Mpho Molopyane, Economist at RMB.

Did Vodacom get away with a slap on the wrist on data prices

South African mobile users have been campaigning that data must fall for almost four years now and finally the competition commission has taken action. Vodacom will be cutting data prices by over 30 per cent saving consumers a total of R2.7 billion but what about the billions Vodacom has been making in the past? CNBC Africa's Karabo Letlhatlha spoke to Competition Commissioner, Tembinkosi Bonakele for more.

Global markets tumble on oil price war

Global markets are in the red and the rand tanks on the back of the oil price war between Saudi Arabia and Russia as well as the developments of the Covid-19 virus. Joining CNBC Africa for more is Han Tan, Market Analyst at FXTM and Andre Cilliers, Currency Risk Specialist and Director at TreasuryONE....

Imperial, Newtown Partners team up to fund start-ups in the logistics industry

Imperial, has partnered with venture capital firm Newtown Partners to launch a corporate venture capital fund who is looking into disruptive start-ups in the logistics industry, they have introduced an initial investment of $20 million. Joining CNBC Africa for more is Mohammed Akoojee, CEO of Imperial and Llew Claasen, Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Newtown Partners.

#GPBudget2020: Here’s how Gauteng plans to identify talent at a young age in sports

Gauteng Premier David Makhura addressed the importance of sports and in particular football at the recent State of the Province Address.

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Entrepreneur Abdul Samad Rabiu's BUA Group has joined corporates and business leaders from Africa in donating money to fight the COVID-19 pandemic....

Tony Elumelu’s United Bank For Africa donates $14mn to COVID-19 relief across Africa, this is how it will be used…

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Motsepe family & associates join Rupert and Oppenheimer families in donating R1bn to deal with COVID-19 pandemic

On Monday South Africa's President, Cyril Ramaphosa revealed that South Africa's richest families the Rupert and Oppenheimer families had each contributed ...

Government’s response to Moody’s downgrade of SA to junk status

Covid-19 and South Africa's downgrade to junk will truly test South African financial markets.