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South Africa Union Reaches Pay Deal at Northam Zondereinde Mine
Bloomberg - 11 Hours ago
South Africa’s National Union of Mineworkers signed a three-year wage agreement with Northam Platinum Ltd.’s Zondereinde mine, the world’s deepest for the metal. The pact raises the minimum basic pay
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UPDATE 1-S.Africa's Edcon appoints new CEO after debt restructuring
Reuters Africa - 11 Hours ago
(Adds analyst comment) JOHANNESBURG, July 30 (Reuters) - South Africa's retailer Edcon has named Bernard Brookes as its new CEO, the retailer said on Thursday, after the company restructured
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S.Africa's Solidarity union says gold firms raise wage offers
Reuters Africa - 11 Hours ago
JOHANNESBURG, July 30 (Reuters) - South Africa's Solidarity Trade union said on Thursday Sibanye Gold and AngloGold Ashanti had offered skilled workers wage hikes of 6 percent while entry-level staff
South Africa's Solidarity union says gold firms raise wage offers Yahoo! Canada
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S. Africa Jobless Rate Falls to 25% in Second Quarter
Bloomberg - 11 Hours ago
South Africa’s unemployment rate declined to 25 percent in the second quarter as the government and the construction industry added more workers. The jobless rate fell from 26.4 percent in the previous
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South African Airways Acting CEO Moves Back to Low-Cost Unit
Washington Post - 12 Hours ago
(Updates with comment from Treasury in fifth paragraph.) Bezuidenhout, who has been running the unprofitable state- owned carrier since November following the suspension of Monwabisi Kalawe, will return
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UPDATE 1-S.Africa's NUM union signs 3-year wage deal with Northam Platinum
Reuters Africa - 13 Hours ago
(Adds details of pay deal, company comment) JOHANNESBURG, July 30 (Reuters) - South Africa's National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) said on Thursday it had signed a three-year wage deal with Northam
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BRIEF-Huge Group in talks involving possibility of two more acquisitions
Reuters Africa - 13 Hours ago
July 30 (Reuters) - Huge Group Ltd * Greement with forefront capital markets, llc * Pact with london based financial advisory service co in connection with private placement of equity or equity-
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S.Africa's NUM union signs 3-year wage deal with Northam Platinum
Reuters Africa - 14 Hours ago
JOHANNESBURG, July 30 (Reuters) - South Africa's National Union of Mineworkers said on Thursday it had signed a three-year wage deal with Northam Platinum for increases of up to 17 percent for its lowest
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South Africa's Edcon appoints new CEO amid debt restructuring
Reuters Africa - 14 Hours ago
JOHANNESBURG, July 30 (Reuters) - South Africa's retailer Edcon has named Bernard Brookes as its new CEO, the retailer said on Thursday, as the debt-burdened company tries to restructure its debt to repay
Edcon appoints new CEO amid debt restructuring News24
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World Routes Brings Aviation Leaders to Durban, South Africa
Reuters - 14 Hours ago
Aviation, Tourism Executives to Discuss Travel, Route Development PR Newswire MANCHESTER, England, July 30, 2015 MANCHESTER, England , July 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The 21 st World Route Development
World Routes Brings Aviation Leaders to Durban, South Africa Aviation, Tourism Executives Aviation Today
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BRIEF-Datatec says cost containment offset by reorganisation expense, forex losses
Reuters Africa - 16 Hours ago
July 30 (Reuters) - Datatec Ltd : * Group has delivered good revenue growth of 18.2 pct for reporting period 1 March 2015 to 30 June 2015 * Gross margins have been lower across both
REUTERS - BRIEF-Datatec says cost containment offset by reorganisation expense, Namibia Press Agency
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South Africa's rand weakens ahead of U.S. GDP data
Reuters Africa - 16 Hours ago
JOHANNESBURG, July 30 (Reuters) - South Africa's rand weakened against the dollar on Thursday ahead of U.S. GDP data that could reinforce expectations the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates in
South Africa’s rand weakens ahead of US GDP data Business Recorder
The rand weakened against the dollar on Thursday ahead of U.S. GDP data that could Times Live South Africa
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Death of Cecil the Lion Prompts Calls for Trophy Hunting Ban
Bloomberg - 16 Hours ago
Animal-rights activists are pushing for African countries to stop trophy hunting after a 13-year-old collared lion named Cecil was allegedly killed without a permit in Zimbabwe. U.K.-based charities
Death of Cecil the Lion Prompts Calls for Ban on Trophy Hunting Bloomberg
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Curro Drops Offer for South African Schooling Rival Advtech
Bloomberg - 18 Hours ago
Curro Holdings Ltd. won’t proceed with a $479 million offer for South African schools operator Advtech Ltd. after management of the target company wouldn’t allow due diligence and said no savings could
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South African Markets - Factors to watch on July 30
Reuters Africa - 17 Hours ago
The following company announcements, scheduled economic indicators, debt and currency market moves and political events may affect South African markets on Thursday. DIARY For
South African Markets - Factors to watch on xx Zawya.com
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Emalahleni’s ‘Star Mom’
Witbank News - 10 Hours ago
Beatrice Phelile Ngcobo (65) was recently announced as South Africa’s ‘Star Mom’ 2015 semi-finalist. Beatrice stirs the big pot of fluffy white maize meal. The delicious smells wafting from the Ngcobo
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Case to showcase complete solutions at Bauma
Trade Arabia - 11 Hours ago
Case Construction Equipment will showcase its full line of equipment and complete solutions for construction businesses at the second edition of the Bauma Conexpo Africa exhibition in Johannesburg, South
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: African press review 30 July 2015
Radio France Internationale - 11 Hours ago
South Africa's unemployment rate has dropped, according to the top story in this morning's Johannesburg-based financial paper, BusinessDay. The news is still pretty grim. The number of South Africans
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Joburg Zoo's last orangutan dies
IAfrica.com - 12 Hours ago
Johannesburg Zoo's only Sumatran orangutan - Duma - died yesterday, the zoo announced. The orang-utan died of heart failure while under general anaesthetic, The Times reported. Before his death, the
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Lack of skills and capacity hinder water delivery in SA
Times Live South Africa - 11 Hours ago
Image by: Gallo Images/ Thinkstock Lack of skills and capacity among municipalities in South Africa is at the heart of poor water service delivery - 28% of the country’s towns have inadequate water
Water and Sanitation on lack of skills and capacity in municipalities Foreign Affairs.co.nz
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Chester Missing is missing!
MSN South Africa - 12 Hours ago
© eNCA / Erin Bates Minister of Human Settlements Lindiwe Sisulu and Chester Missing during an interview following the ANC's 103d birthday celebration at Cape Town Stadium on 10 December 2015. JOHANNESBURG
eNCA | Chester Missing is missing! ENCA
Chester Missing is now missing - Air France loses South Africa’s favourite puppet Times Live South Africa
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Parly committee encouraged by submissions on Expropriation Bill
Times Live South Africa - 12 Hours ago
“Critical but constructive.” That’s how the Parliamentary Communication Services on Thursday described the inputs given by Agri South Africa‚ South African Institute of Valuers and the South African Geomatics
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Mbeki: Bond between state and higher education destroyed
Mail & Guardian Online - 12 Hours ago
It is the African political class’s doubt in universities’ crucial roles in the development of the continent that is holding universities back, former president Thabo Mbeki told a summit at the University
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Rahim leads from the front, Bangladesh 154-3 at tea
The Hindu - 12 Hours ago
Bangladesh moved to 154-3 at tea on the first day of the second test against South Africa on Thursday.
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The world's longest cruises
IAfrica.com - 13 Hours ago
Some cruises will see you spending months at sea. We take a look at the world's longest cruises, and which ones stop in South Africa along the way. A list of the world's longest cruises was compiled
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