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Yebo yes to BEE shares: RMB helps structure R16.4bn Vodacom deal

SPONSORED | Vodacom inks largest BEE transaction yet in SA's ICT sector

Speaker authorises summons on Steinhoff former executives Markus Jooste and Ben la Grange

The two are wanted to give evidence at a committee hearing, but Jooste has already refused to attend and La Grange’s lawyer is not available on the given ...

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Public to finally have say on energy plan

The plan predicts energy demand for the next 20 years, as well as the chosen mix of energy sources, and ends eight years of uncertainty in the sector

SABC can’t pay its monthly bills and is ‘engaging with the Treasury’

It owes creditors R694m, but at the end of August will have just R26m in the bank — and national sports broadcasting is on the line

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Co-author of Lost Boys’ last words: ‘Don’t give up now’

According to the publisher of The Lost Boys of Bird Island, about an apartheid-era paedophile ring, Mark Minnie urged Chris Steyn to carry on with their work

Shoprite reports its first earnings drop in 20 years

Sales were up, but net profit fell 4% — hit mainly by ‘slow recoveries’ in its major non-South African markets

Proper financial planning for women is key to their independence

While women play a vital role in joint household finances‚ socioeconomic challenges make financial planning more complex

Aim is to abuse procurement system, probe, says Willie Mathebula

Willie Mathebula, speaking at the state-capture commission, says while there are regulations in place, the ‘human element’ means they are not always followed

Blue Label falls to low on Cell C results

Cell C’s interim results show that net debt excluding leases has fallen nearly R11bn to R7.3bn at the end of June

Gupta family and cohorts in shock as court rules Estina Dairy case is not dead

The state insists it can prove that R250m intended for poor black farmers was siphoned into the bank accounts of Gupta families

Deregulating fuel price could cost 50,000 jobs — and even lead to higher prices, MPs told

Energy deputy director-general Sidiso Makhubela says the absence of sufficient infrastructure for wholesalers and retailers to compete would be a major obstacle

Land grabs may bankrupt Land Bank

Land Bank chair sets out potential ‘grim consequences’ of a poorly executed land reform policy

Ben la Grange could be subpoenaed to appear before MPs’ meeting on Steinhoff collapse

The meeting was postponed by a week, as Steinhoff representatives are at a court hearing in the Netherlands, and La Grange’s lawyer says he can’t ...

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Revenue shortfall at Sars ‘self-inflicted’

Natasha Marrian

Commission of inquiry told that collection woes are ‘far from over’

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‘Hajj hackathon’ in Saudi Arabia a bid to make pilgrimage safer through tech

Ahmed Al Omran

Inventors competed for prize money worth $420,000, as part of a new push by Saudi authorities for a wider use of tech to make the hajj experience safer

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Central African Republic becomes Russia’s doorway to Africa

Max Seddon and Tom Wilson

‘We are well behind everyone, but it’s temporary…. We have the competitive advantage in the arms trade because we have a better cost-benefit ratio’

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GARSEN SUBRAMONEY: How land expropriation will choke the economy

Garsen Subramoney

'It will shatter the trust the world has in SA’s aspirations to be a modernising state'

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views & analysis

LETTER: The ANC will bankrupt the country

The Land Bank is crucial in providing support for emerging farmers and that support is now at risk

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LETTER: Post Office explanation

Why did Mark Barnes not use his weekly column to take readers into his confidence months ago?

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LETTER: Land a reckless deflection

The belief that the country will become unstable unless the state expropriates land is nonsense

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