Lower feed costs help Astral to stellar earnings surge

Poultry producers have benefited immensely from lower input costs, courtesy of a bumper summer grain harvest and a relatively a stronger rand

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Vodacom’s R16.4bn BEE deal – largest in ICT sector – drives transformation

SPONSORED | Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr has acted as legal adviser to Vodacom and YeboYethu in BEE deal

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Pan African confident it will issue dividends soon, in spite of huge yearly loss

Pan African Resources noted an impairment of R1.78bn against its unprofitable Evander mine, which it closed during the 2018 financial year, laying off 1,635 ...

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Phumelela CEO Rian du Plessis quits ‘for personal reasons’

Du Plessis is a close friend of former Steinhoff CE Markus Jooste, who sat on the Phumelela board before abruptly resigning at the start of Steinhoff’s ...

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WATCH: Non-airline business lifts Comair's full-year earnings

Comair has released a record set of full-year numbers .

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Rising costs and uncertain environment prevent Africa’s airlines from soaring

Iata says the financial performance of African airlines has steadily improved since 2014, but they are likely to post a small loss in 2018

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Comair keeps flying high, marks 72 years of profit

Despite dismal trading conditions, SA’s only JSE-listed airline has reported revenue of R6.5bn for the year to end-June 2018

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Cash-flush Naspers has an open road for its ambitions

The internet group is sitting on a sizeable cash pile after selling its entire stake in Flipkart and cutting its stake in Tencent

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Fortress vows to respond to calls for an independent investigation soon

The property company is facing allegations of poor corporate governance under chair Iraj Abedian's watch

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Goldman support allows for fintech dynamo Jumo’s Asian growth

Led by Goldman Sachs’s first-time investment in the company, the rapidly growing global firm raises $52m

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Mexico’s new wholesale mobile network a model for SA

Mexico’s version of a wholesale national network has signed contracts with 13 groups that will buy capacity from the network

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How telecommunications stocks have taken a beating in 2018

Blue Label leads the decline in telco sector in which the four largest players are trading near multiyear lows

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Growthpoint in talks with city on auction ‘underpayment’

Given the number of bidders, a fair price was probably paid, says Growthpoint CEO (SA) Estienne de Klerk

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Multichoice unbundling yields windfall for black investors

Two Phuthuma Nathi share schemes jump as much as 26.6% on news of the planned separation from parent company Naspers

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Easy for Comair to stay ahead of the rat pack

CEO Erik Venter longs for an end to the irrational pricing in the market

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Headwinds pummel Master Plastics earnings

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