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MTN starts war with 79 cents
16/4/2014 6:46
MTN starts war with 79 centsMTN has thrown down the competition gauntlet in the South African mobile phone industry by launching a flat rate of 79c per minute for prepaid customers in what the operator says will stimulate a decline in rates in the general market.
IMF forecast for SA questioned
15/4/2014 11:27
IMF forecast for SA questionedAnalysts have played down the downward revision of South African GDP growth – to 2.3% from 2.8% – by the IMF.
Tourism on the increase
16/4/2014 9:21
Close to 1 million tourists visited South Africa during December, the highest ever recorded number of tourists in any one month.
Other SA Business News
Fresh offer in platinum strikeFresh offer in platinum strike
18/4/2014 12:02
Amplats, Implats and Lonmin have presented the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union with a new offer in a bid to end the strike in the platinum sector.
Copper theft barometer increasesCopper theft barometer increases
17/4/2014 11:24
The Copper Theft Barometer increased in March to R11 million, from R10.7m in February, the SA Chamber of Commerce and Industry (Sacci) said on Thursday.
Healthcare costs to be probedHealthcare costs to be probed
17/4/2014 7:30
Market inquiries, such as the one into private healthcare, were not accusations, or punishment, but may end up helping markets to function better, former chief justice Sandile Ngcobo said in Johannesburg yesterday.
SA banks fined for money launderingSA banks fined for money laundering
16/4/2014 11:53
The Reserve Bank has fined South Africa's big four banks a total of R125m after conducting inspections regarding anti-money laundering and combating the financing of terrorism.
SABMiller hurting in Western EuropeSABMiller hurting in Western Europe
16/4/2014 11:06
Global beer brewing giant SABMiller continues to suffer from the under-performance of its Western Europe markets which have been a drag on it since the dawn of the global financial crisis.
‘NDP success hinges on private sector involvement, infrastructure capacity’‘NDP success hinges on private sector involvement, infrastructure capacity’
16/4/2014 8:41
Private sector involvement will be a significant factor in achieving the National Development Plan’s (NDP’s) targets but the sector needs low interest rates, good economic growth and a strong government infrastructure drive.
SA hits tourist high in DecemberSA hits tourist high in December
15/4/2014 14:38
December 2013 recorded the highest ever number of tourists in South Africa in one month, Statistician General Pali Lehohla said on Tuesday.
Nashua gets outs of mobile communications business, to sell customer baseNashua gets outs of mobile communications business, to sell customer base
15/4/2014 7:17
The path set out by Nashua Mobile of servicing certain markets on behalf of South Africa’s mobile phone network operators seems to have come to an abrupt end.
Jozi city spends a billionJozi city spends a billion
15/4/2014 7:07
The city of Joburg has spent R1bn in the rollout of free internet service as the country’s economic hub also told its own good story yesterday.
Anglo American 'mulls sale of strike-hit platinum minesAnglo American 'mulls sale of strike-hit platinum mines
14/4/2014 11:20
Anglo American's chief executive has hinted that the mining titan is looking to offload its strike-hit South African platinum mines to concentrate on open-cast extraction.
JSE changes logo coloursJSE changes logo colours
14/4/2014 10:15
The Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) has changed the colour of its logo and the typography to depict itself as a "modern African marketplace"
Business snapshot Monday April 14 2014Business snapshot Monday April 14 2014
14/4/2014 9:54
Oil prices edged higher in Asian trade Monday on escalating Russia-Ukraine tensions that had Moscow and the West locking horns at emergency UN talks.
Massmart ready for AfricaMassmart ready for Africa
14/4/2014 9:35
The departure of Massmart CEO Grant Pattison and chairperson Mark Lamberti will be seen as an opportunity for the retailing giant to mount a fresh post-Walmart-takeover attack on the African market.
‘Challenged’ Eskom may need state bailout‘Challenged’ Eskom may need state bailout
14/4/2014 8:57
Eskom has over the past year or so been lamenting deep structural challenges in its finances and has received little attention.
Patel says SA economy has recovered...Patel says SA economy has recovered...
14/4/2014 7:10
Minister of Economic Development Ebrahim Patel has reiterated that the economy has recovered following a slump during the global downturn and has created 840000 jobs in the past two years.