Daily Archives: July 9, 2013

Top things you didn't know about student spending

A recent report by Student Village reveals shocking things about SA university student spending.

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Zuma axes Dina Pule

President Jacob Zuma axed Communications Minister Dina Pule on Tuesday, replacing her with former Co-operative Government and Traditional Affairs Deputy Minister Yunis Carriem.

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Opinion: Retirement savings tips the industry doesn't want you to know

Only about 10% of South Africans enjoy a “decent retirement”.

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ANC receives erroneous bill for R3.5m from City of Joburg

“Exposes the absurdity of the mayor’s continued denial that there is a crisis,” says the DA.

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Pule: drawn, not yet quartered

President Jacob Zuma hung former communications minister Dina Pule out to dry when he announced his reshuffle of the executive yesterday.

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Gauteng's worst municipalities

The worst-performing local municipalities in Gauteng have been exposed – they are Merafong City, Westonaria and Randfontein, all on the West Rand.

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Students have cash power

South African students spent 15% more than the average consumer, according to the Student Spending Report, released in Johannesburg yesterday.

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Zim freezes spending

With crucial elections just over three weeks away, the cash-strapped Zimbabwean government has frozen all spending except for salaries.

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Case of blind justice?

The alleged assault on a blind Cape Town busker by police has sparked a national outcry. The YouTube video of Lunga Goodman Nono’s attack has been viewed more than 4000 times. But the disturbing incident could end on a happy note as Nono will soon be in studio recording his first song.

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Navy pushes out HIV clerk

After two years of training for a clerical job in the navy, Andisiwe Dwenga was asked to quit because she tested positive for HIV.

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First Bank signs $100m SME facility agreement with China Bank

In its bid to boost lending to small and medium scale enterprises in Nigeria, and also stimulate economic growth in the country, Nigeria’s Best Banking Brand, First Bank of Nigeria Limited today signed a $100m facility agreement with China Development Bank (CDB), a leading bank in the Peoples’ Republic of China. This is coming on […] read more

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Carrim fourth communications minister under Zuma: Arthur Goldstuck – MD, World Wide Worx

New minister Yunus Carrim faces a daunting in-tray. His portfolio impacts economic growth.

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Markets with David Shapiro (Sasfin) & Gijima CFO resigns, Eileen Wilton, interim CEO, Gijima

Markets with David Shapiro (Sasfin) & Gijima CFO resigns, Eileen Wilton, interim CEO, Gijima

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Business news headlines: Gugulethu Mfuphi – Moneyweb

UAE agrees to grant Egypt a US$1bn loan and lend it a further $2bn.

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