JSE ends the week firmer amid mixed international peers
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Transnet wants the new port at Boegoebaai in the Northern Cape to be operational by 2026
Nomusa Dube-Ncube, Amanda Bani and Mbali Frazer were interviewed for the position of premier on Saturday
Companies will do what they can to increase market share in what is considered to still be a largely untapped market
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Transnet, Telkom and Eskom estimate that thieves and vandals cost them a total of R7bn a year due to metal theft
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Every time All Black coach Ian Foster fronts the media, he presents it with denial, not truth and honest appraisal
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Chinese authorities have suspended SA’s wool imports because of a foot-and-mouth disease outbreak, leaving the agricultural sector reeling. Wool is ranked the sixth largest exportable commodity in the agricultural sector in 2018 after oranges, grapes, wine and apples. In the same year, wool accounted for 4% of SA’s agricultural exports of $10.6bn, the Agricultural Business Chamber (Agbiz) said.
Foot-and-mouth disease broke out in Limpopo in January, resulting in the World Organisation for Animal Health temporarily suspending SA’s foot-and-mouth disease-free zone status.
Neighbouring countries including Zimbabwe, Botswana, Namibia, eSwatini and Mozambique announced a complete ban on importing SA meat pending the containment of the disease.
In a market update on Monday, Wandile Sihlobo, the head of agribusiness research at Agbiz, said what made the Chinese decision particularly concerning was its significant contribution to exports. Over the past five years China accounted for an aver...
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