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Cost of service delivery protests more than doubles to R1.7bn

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Rand slide points to more pain at petrol pumps

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Capitec and Curro boost PSG Group’s earnings

The group says it grew earnings by 9% in the year ended February 2019

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Government mulling relocating parliament to Tshwane

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