Hungarian energy group MOL has transferred the transit fee for use of the Ukrainian section of the pipeline
None of the interventions addresses the dysfunction that makes an initiative like this necessary in the first place
Williams has previously testified about hardships she faced during Faith Muthambi’s tenure as communications minister
Previously the MEC for KZN’s department of economic development, tourism & environmental affairs, premier Dube-Ncube is the first woman to lead that province’s executive
The hefty hike will be felt by all South Africans when gas-reliant manufacturers such as those that produce bread, are forced to hike prices
But Numsa’s Irvin Jim is adamant the sector can absorb the union’s demand for a 20% wage hike, way above the 6.5% headline inflation rate
That would allow President Ranil Wickremesinghe time to institute tough economic reforms to secure a bailout from the IMF
Failure to win on Saturday would put coach Ian Foster and captain under pressure in terms of their future with the team
Chris and Suzaan Alheit have been making some of the Cape’s finest whites for the past ten years, the latest vintage being no exception
“There was a time when the Joffe name might have commanded a premium — but that’s gone now.” Those were Brian Joffe’s own words in a 2009 magazine interview when a pile-up of failed deals showed that the hard-driving entrepreneur, whose extraordinary wealth creation credentials had propelled him to near mythical status, was human after all and prone to blunders and miscalculations.
One of those deals was while he was CEO of Bidvest, a sprawling conglomerate he built from the ground up over three decades, which bought a nearly 20% stake in Tiger Wheel & Tyre, whose parent company collapsed and forced Bidvest to take hefty writedown charges. Again in the mid-2000s Bidvest teamed up with the taxi industry body group, Santaco, to bring a range of Russian-made commercial vehicles to take on deeply entrenched brands such as Toyota and Isuzu in the informal but lucrative public transport industry. That did not pay off either. ..
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