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Clover shoots up 13% on news it may be acquired

The consumer goods group said on Friday it had been approached by a third party interested in acquiring its entire share capital

The public needs to keep us on our toes, David Mabuza says about healthcare crisis

Speaking at a presidential health summit, the deputy president said: ‘We need a systemic change that will outlive us and become a gift to the new generation’

Sars is working to reverse the damage of Tom Moyane's overhaul, Mark Kingon says

Sars employees displaced in Tom Moyane and Bain's restructuring of the operating model will be worked back into the system, Kingon says

Lesetja Kganyago warns of high cost of risky, inflation-boosting economic policies

Reserve Bank governor says inequality, poverty and unemployment are not reasons to gamble on stability

Private sector ready to help the state fix SA healthcare, says Busa

Speaking at the presidential health summit, the president and Business Unity SA commit to improving SA’s embattled healthcare sector

Reserve Bank has careful balancing act to manage, Francois Groepe says

We do not want to unduly constrain an already weak economy, but we must also ensure that the average South African’s purchasing power remains intact, he says

Business rescue battle puts future of Guptas’ Shiva under threat

The business rescue of the uranium mine is in danger as parties head for court

Deloitte treads carefully after implosion of companies

Auditing firm refuses work worth R131m in 2018 as it seeks to protect its reputation

SA to only switch off analogue broadcasting in 2020, says minister

Communications minister Nomvula Mokonyane says it will switch to digital earlier if it’s possible

Data prices ‘50% lower if state sells spectrum’

The move from analogue to digital television services will free up highly coveted bands of radio frequencies for telecommunications firms

Rand regains some lost ground after wild week of fluctuation

‘All things considered, I think investors will be heading into the weekend somewhat relieved,’ Oanda analyst Craig Erlam says

Consortium raises its offer for Intu by 5%

Share in JSE-listed UK shopping mall owner Intu are likely to jump about 21% to about R40 when the JSE opens on Friday on the news that a consortium wanting ...

SA loses two more miners

Amcu says one mineworker died at Dishaba Mine in Limpopo and the other died at Kopanang Mine on the West Rand

NATASHA MARRIAN: Cyril Ramaphosa needs to fire selfish Tom Moyane now to spare SA more damage

When Tom Moyane joined Sars,contracts were entered into and the 'rule book was thrown out'


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