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 »

 

Category Archives: Buisness

SA’s rand remains vulnerable

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Shopprice South Africa Johannesburg – The rand clawed back some ground against the dollar on Thursday, helped by an upswing in global market sentiment, but remained vulnerable due to the dim economic outlook for South Africa. Stocks ended near a two-year low in volatile trade, with MTN Group leading the decline on the local bourse over

Zebediela citrus estate fails to unseat management

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Shopprice South Africa Polokwane – The Limpopo High Court on Thursday dismissed Zebediela Citrus’ application to stop a strategic management company from running the multimillion rand citrus estate. This comes after Bjatladi Communal Property Association, beneficiaries of a land restitution programme, approached court to end ten years of business dealings, citing mismanagement. However, Henley Property management,

SA lucerne prices soar as drought intensifies

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Shopprice South Africa Johannesburg – Lucerne growers in South Africa are among the winners from the nation’s worst drought on record as animal- feed shortages and surging exports fuel prices for the hay. Prices for lucerne, also known as alfafa, have surged by a third in a year, said Bester Feed & Grain, a Stellenbosch

Businesses warn of impact of Eskom tariff hike request

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Shopprice South Africa Cape Town – Business is no longer able to absorb further electricity tariff hikes, particularly given the impact on an already weak South African economy, Virgin Active SA told the National Energy Regulator of SA (Nersa) on Monday. “A further tariff increase has a massive compounding effect and is baked into the

US stalls decision to keep up SA from Agoa

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Shopprice South Africa Cape Town – The US has stalled its determination on whether to suspend SA from the African Growth and Opportunity Act (Agoa), a US magazine reported on Tuesday. On Monday Department of Trade and Industry (dti) Minister Rob Davies informed reporters of the possible suspension of SA from the Agoa and said that

Bad news for cable thieves as Zuma signs tough new penalties into law

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Shopprice South Africa   President Jacob Zuma signed the Criminal Matters Amendment Act, 2015, into law on Monday, the Presidency said, a move that spells bad news for cable and scrap metal thieves. The act amends the Criminal Procedure Act, 1977, and introduces harsher sentences for the destruction of essential infrastructure and more stringent bail

Black Friday sales fever curves South Africa

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Shopprice South Africa Hundreds of people challenged the long queues at stores’ Black Friday sales on Friday. The event is usually held on the Friday after Thanksgiving Thursday in the US – the day retailers have massive discounts on merchandise across the world.  The sales fever gripped South Africa too on Friday as shoppers banded to stores

Unions to consult members on final offer in wage talks

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Shopprice S.Africa   There’s strong hope that a wage agreement between gold mining companies and trade unions will be signed next week. All the unions, including the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (Amcu), have agreed to consult their members about the latest and final offer tabled by the employers on Thursday. The unions had

Very few complaints about ‘swearing’ Minions toy: McDonald’s SA

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Shopprice S.Africa Cape Town – A “very small number” of McDonald’s patrons in South Africa have complained about a talking Minion toy that comes with a children’s meal, the company said on Tuesday. The Minion Caveman went viral recently after some people claimed they could hear “What the fuck?” when it was activated. McDonalds spokesperson