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Telkom shareholders approve Swiftnet sale

When Telkom tried to list Swiftnet in early 2022, the business was valued at about R13bn, based on a sum of the parts calculation by former CEO Sipho Maseko

NEWS ANALYSIS: Will small parties in Western Cape eat into DA support?

Mobilisation of ‘coloured vote’ by newer players likely to affect its growth, say analysts

Vaccination and better sanitation will help stem deaths from antibiotic resistance

There is evidence of extensive and growing antibiotic resistance in some the most serious infections found in hospital patients

ICJ grants SA’s request for Israel to halt fighting in Rafah

Last week, SA’s lawyers asked the ICJ to impose emergency measures

SUSAN CLEARY: Will NHI enable SA to move closer to universal health coverage?

The goal of avoiding financial catastrophe in healthcare is about implementing prepayment and risk-pooling mechanisms

NICOLE FRITZ: Institutions of global order such as ICC are under sustained attack

Whatever complaints SA has with the current framework, its interests are in upgrading and perfecting it

MARKET WRAP: Rand breaks two-day losing run

Telkom’s share price added 2.27% to R25.27 after it announced shareholders had approved the sale of its infrastructure business, Swiftnet, for R6.75bn

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Electricity Regulation Amendment Bill threatens revenue that municipalities can earn from distributing electricity

Social grants dilemma: a safe haven or a brewing storm?

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Political party campaigning reaches crescendo ahead of election day

Thando Maeko

SA's main political parties hold final rallies ahead of May 29 polls

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POLITICAL WEEK AHEAD: Parties in last-ditch bid to woo 28-million voters

Luyolo Mkentane

About 42% of registered voters are under the age of 34, almost double the percentage a decade ago

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ECONOMIC WEEK AHEAD: Nedbank expects producer inflation to speed up

Helmo Preuss

Base effects cited for 5.1% prediction, and month-on-month inflation rate is expected to halve

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Sapref refinery sold to Central Energy Fund for R1

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Shell Downstream and BP SA reach agreement for the sale of their respective 50% ownership assets

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