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LATEST Africa  

Britain to invest £100m in sub-Saharan Africa renewables fund

The money will help to fund up to 40 projects, capable of providing electricity for 2.4m people a year.

Cocaine smugglers may cash in on Guinea-Bissau politics feud

The political deadlock prompted foreign donors to suspend at least $1.2bn in aid and weakened a state plagued by rampant corruption.

Private Property appoints new CEO

Amasi Mwela to head Private Property from January 2, 2019.

Group Five attracts interest in parts of business

The loss-making construction firm is considering selling some assets.

LATEST Economy  

Retail sales up 2.2% year/year in October

On a month-on-month basis, sales rose 0.6% in October.

SA escapes recession, but …

Despite improved outlook, risks remain.

LATEST Industry  

Mining, Engineering, Industry, Factory production

BP, Shell to face new shareholder challenge over climate in 2019

A Dutch group filed its first resolution against BP and another resolution against Shell for 2019.

Overhaul of vacation club and timeshare industry on the cards

But it won’t happen overnight.

LATEST International  

EU gives May assurances on Brexit, but cold comfort

Its unclear whether weakened PM can win parliamentary backing.

China’s rich rush to shelter $1trn from new taxes

The practice of holding wealth abroad or changing tax residence status has become commonplace in China.

LATEST Markets  

Asian shares jolted by weak Chinese data, growth risks

Worries about US-China collision also keep investor on edge.

2019 cannot be worse for cryptocurrencies

The Geneva Management Group believes the underlying technology, blockchain, has untapped value.

LATEST South Africa  

Eskom debt swap proposal gets cold shoulder from Ramaphosa

'We need to look at a number of other options.'

Eskom is said to mull asset sales as billionaire circles

Patrice Motsepe in line to buy power utility's home-loans business.


‘What is bitcoin?’ topped Google’s 2018 what asked trending list

‘How to buy ripple’ was the fourth most-asked how to question.

Apple’s ‘Netflix for magazines’ is said to rankle publishers

The tech giant is preparing to relaunch Texture, an app it agreed to buy in March that offers unlimited access to about 200 magazines.



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