Training programme provides big dreams for small town boy

Training programme provides big dreams for small town boy

Posted By: Shopprice South Africa Cape Town – As a child growing up in the small town of Zoar in the Western Cape, Ryan Adams had two dreams: to one day be More »

6 aid workers killed in South Sudan

6 aid workers killed in South Sudan

Posted By: Shopprice South Africa   Six aid workers were killed in an ambush in South Sudan on Saturday, the UN’s humanitarian coordinator for the country said. The aid workers were traveling More »

Trump: US will act unilaterally on North Korea if necessary

Trump: US will act unilaterally on North Korea if necessary

Posted By: Shopprice South Africa (CNN)US President Donald Trump has declared he would be willing to go it alone to restrain North Korea’s nuclear weapons program should China fail to change the More »

Climate change could render Sudan ‘uninhabitable’

Climate change could render Sudan ‘uninhabitable’

Posted By: Shopprice South Africa Temperatures are rising, water supplies are scarce, soil fertility is low and severe droughts are common. After years of desertification, its rich biodiversity is under threat and More »

Farm workers still maltreated, hearings find

Farm workers still maltreated, hearings find

Posted By: Shopprice South Africa Evictions and the bad, cruel behavior of farm workers were among the troubling trends uncovered by country-wide hearings by the cover Committee on Rural Development and Land More »

Limpopo residents attack pastors and congregation

Limpopo residents attack pastors and congregation

Posted By: Shopprice South Africa The Limpopo police have pushed into water a manhunt for a group of group members who attacked church pastors and their persons in great number in Mecklenburg More »

EFF to hold vigil on Sunday evening ahead of Malema’s court appearance

EFF to hold vigil on Sunday evening ahead of Malema’s court appearance

Posted By: Shopprice South Africa EFF first Julius Malema said to so give support to his supporters to go into land 2 years ago at the meeting of friends’ elective meeting The More »

EFF will ask Parliament to dissolve Eskom board

EFF will ask Parliament to dissolve Eskom board

Posted By: Shopprice South Africa The Economic Freedom Fighters on Friday called on the board of Eskom to move after Ceo Brian Molefes example in making ready to put up with too More »

Kidnapped Cape businessman still missing

Kidnapped Cape businessman still missing

Posted By: Shopprice South Africa Cape Town business-man Naushad Deshmukh was still lost by Friday after 12 a.m. with no new developments, Western Cape police said.Representative Captain FC Van Wyk said the More »

DA to lay charges against Brian Molefe after Eskom resignation

DA to lay charges against Brian Molefe after Eskom resignation

Posted By: Shopprice South Africa The Democratic agreement (DA) will put charges against Eskom Ceo Brian Molefe supporters his statement giving up position, the meeting of friends said on Friday. Molefe resigned More »

 

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AngloGold maintains annual forecast

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Shopprice South Africa Johannesburg – AngloGold Ashanti, the world’s third-largest gold miner, maintained its full-year output and cost forecasts even as production and earnings dropped in the first quarter. Production dropped 11 percent to 861 000 ounces in the three months to March 31, partly mitigated by a 6.5 percent decline in all-in sustaining costs

SA extends regulatory scrutiny of beer deal

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Shopprice South Africa Johannesburg – South Africa’s competition watchdog was on Thursday granted an extra five days to study Anheuser-Busch InBev’s planned $106 billion takeover of SABMiller – a fifth extension that could delay the consumer industry’s biggest ever deal. “There are several outstanding issues that should be considered. The merging parties are aware of

Barclays boosts its key capital ratio

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Shopprice South Africa London – Barclays said on Thursday it had raised 603 million pounds ($875.50 million) from the sale of a 12.2 percent stake in Barclays Africa Group, boosting its key capital ratio by 10 basis points. Barclays is selling down its 62 percent stake in the South African lender as part of a plan

Worker-led revolution a new battle for the ANC

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Shopprice South Africa Johannesburg – The ruling ANC, politically dominant for two decades, faces multiple and growing challenges to its power this year – just when it has been weakened by its president’s numerous scandals. In this latest threat, senior unionists aligned to a new labour federation have warned of a worker-led revolution that will sweep

Imperial plots its growth trajectory

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Shopprice South Africa Johannesburg – Imperial Holdings is planning an international expansion of its logistics business, which ranges from inventory-taking drones to pharmaceutical delivery, as South Africa’s sixth-largest company seeks to capitalise on growth opportunities and offset the impact of a weak rand. The company’s logistics division would be the main growth driver of the

SA’s leaders ‘need to be more accountable’

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Shopprice South Africe Johannesburg – South Africa’s political leadership needs to be more accountable and inspire confidence among business leaders to boost investment and economic growth, according to the chief executive officer of Imperial Holdings, the country’s sixth-largest company by revenue. The ruling African National Congress’s response to a court judgment that President Jacob Zuma

Why newspapers are feasting on each other

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Shopprice South Africa New York – Newspapers have settled on a strategy to stop withering away: feast on each other for survival. For the owners of big-city dailies like the Chicago Tribune and Denver Post, buying smaller publications and slashing costs has become a way to buy time while figuring out how to make more

Zebediela Citrus seeks to overturn export ban

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Shopprice South Africa Polokwane – Zebediela Citrus, a major South African producer of citrus fruit, seeks to overturn a suspension order by the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries barring the company from exporting its produce in the aftermath of a fraudulent packaging scandal. The company, a premier supplier of citrus fruit to the European

Mind shift needed in SA about artisans

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Shopprice South Africa Johannesburg – There needs to be a mind shift in South Africa about artisans, both by educational institutions and the broader population, according to Sean Jones, CEO of the Artisan Training Institute (ATI). Currently the failure rate at universities is sitting around 50%, with many students not suitably prepared for tertiary education. The

SA may not be ready for ‘revolution’

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Shopprice South Africa Davos – Economic Development Minister Ebrahim Patel believes the World Economic Forum’s Fourth Industrial Revolution theme presents challenges and opportunities for the way in which South Africa approaches long-range economic planning. It will have to look at the use of technology and innovation to deal with inequality, poverty and joblessness, he says. While