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With its debut on the JSE, pharmacy chain hopes to get institutional investors, raise R4.8m and satisfy minimum liquidity free-float requirements

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Destruction from Fees Must Fall march to Parliament to cost city more than R1m

One shop-owner told Cape Talk radio on Friday that his smashed windows alone would cost R70,000 to fix

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Recovering Anglo American sticks to asset sales, but with less haste

The miner is now the best-performing blue chip on the London Stock Exchange and shareholders want it to get top prices for its bulk commodities business

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Government-ordered safety stoppages hit Implats in September quarter

Implats lost 300,000 tonnes of ore during the quarter owing to safety stoppages

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Ten years later, are tax incentives for research working?

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Protector’s report catches Denel’s lie

VR Laser Asia ‘was a shell setup’, and a nephew of the Guptas is a director in the Denel Asia joint venture

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Zuma floundering in a sea of discontent

The same tidal wave that dumped him in the union buildings will take him back out to sea again, writes Peter Bruce

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Jackson Mthembu and apartheid

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Hawks to investigate whether SARS video was staged

The Hawks will study the video showing assault of Vlok Symington, who received key documents that could damage the state’s investigation into Pravin Gordhan

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AB InBev earnings miss estimates in first results after Megabrew

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‘Please stop this insatiable hunger for money’, says Chief Justice Mogoeng

The chief justice slams self-serving leaders and calls for the functional leadership struggle stalwart Oliver Tambo believed in and strived for

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Talk to the Hawks about hostage allegations, says SARS

The South African Revenue Service says that ‘where SARS employees are concerned, a full investigation will be conducted and a public statement issued’

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CEO x 1 Day: new skills for the next generation

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Barloworld cans bid to liquidate Optimum

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Eskom’s nuclear aspirations draw Gordhan’s guarded ire

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Shot fired as Nelson Mandela Bay meeting turns into brawl

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EDITOR’S LUNCHBOX: Spendthrift ministers are thwarting Pravin Gordhan

SA’s exit from the ICC comes after failed attempts to get it to reform, and Jackson Mthembu is unimpressed by Hlaudi Motsoeneng’s threats

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SA education cannot rise if it cannot read or write

#FeesMustFall activists are ignorant of the fact they are undermining the best-quality education on the continent

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Chilling case of subjugation when campuses play with fire

SA seems utterly reluctant to look elsewhere on the continent for lessons or learn from others’ experiences, writes Chris Changwe Nshimbi

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