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Small Black Businesses have called on Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene to fast-track the radical economic transformation.

Tougher policies needed to transform industries

Monday 20 October 2014 19:27

Some businesses have called on Finance Minister, Nhlanhla Nene, to ring-fence certain of the government's projects in order to fast-track the radical economic transformation.

Tougher policies needed to transform industries

Monday 20 October 2014 19:27

Some businesses have called on Finance Minister, Nhlanhla Nene, to ring-fence certain of the government's projects in order to fast-track the radical economic transformation.

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SA stocks mark time ahead of budget speech

Monday 20 October 2014 19:19

South African stocks treaded water on Monday ahead of a budget speech later in the week, even as investors continued to hammer Johannesburg-listed bullion producers such as Anglo Gold Ashanti.

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Ugandan shilling flat, seen weaker on energy, telecoms demand

Monday 20 October 2014 17:08

The Ugandan shilling was little changed on Monday although traders said the currency was still vulnerable to losses.

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Fuel prices set to drop

Monday 20 October 2014 16:16

The price of petrol is expected to come down significantly next month ahead of the Christmas trading season.

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Marc Andreessen to quit eBay board

Monday 20 October 2014 15:28

EBay Inc said venture capitalist Marc Andreessen would quit its board, after the online retailer announced last month that it was spinning off its electronic payment unit, PayPal.

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Petrol likely to drop ahead of festive season

Monday 20 October 2014 11:42

The price of petrol is expected to come down significantly next month ahead of the Christmas trading season.

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China eyes legal reforms at key meeting

Sunday 19 October 2014 07:07

The business community have long complained about the difficulty of getting a fair hearing in court because judges usually answer to local governments and party organs.

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Greece does not see "big surprises" in ECB stress tests-paper

Saturday 18 October 2014 19:53

Greek Finance Minister Gikas Hardouvelis said in an interview published on Saturday he did not expect the European Central Bank's health checks to show major surprises for Greek banks.

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Economists highlight challenges facing Finance Minister

Saturday 18 October 2014 12:50

The higher than inflation government spending, socio-economic inequalities and double digit salary increase by the public sector unions are amongst the challenges facing the Finance Minister.

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NDP crucial to ensure good governance: Economist

Saturday 18 October 2014 06:50

Economist Azar Jammine says the recent audit report on both local government performance and missing funds in the provincial and national government coffers have placed the country in bad light.

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