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Fin24.com | 7 ways to ‘decolonise’ urban planning in SA – academic

The 'decolonisation' of planning education will produce planners who create better cities in SA and the rest of Africa, says a University of Cape Town academic...

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Fin24.com | There is an energy revolution on the way - Stellenbosch Professor

Renewables are much cheaper than fossil fuels and investment in renewables have increased, says Sustainable Development Professor Mark Swilling...

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Fin24.com | Towards $3trn: Halal tourism by the numbers

Cape Town and the Western Cape want to specialise in halal tourism, with Muslim tourists expected to have $3trn in buying power by 2021. Tourism solutions could range from hal...

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Fin24.com | Molefe: Gama fired as Transnet CEO

Siyabonga Gama's contract as Transnet CEO has been terminated the state-owned enterprises' chair Dr Popo Molefe tells Fin24...

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Fin24.com | 5 Questions: Engineering body on why ex-CEO’s comments on women was a 'wake up call'

The South African Institution of Civil Engineering (SAICE) has been under pressure to prove the industry’s commitment to gender transformation after former CEO Manglin Pilla...

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Fin24.com | The business case for a mission to Mars

The economic value of sending people to live on Mars is estimated to be between three and ten times that of hosting one Olympic Games, according to Bas Lansdorp, CEO of the Ma...

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Fin24.com | Steinhoff International wants to complete restructuring as soon as possible

Steinhoff International says in excess of 85% of the group's financial creditors have confirmed their support of a proposed extension of a long-stop date...

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Fin24.com | Why the kingpins who looted SA may get off the hook

Skepticism is mounting that the alleged masterminds of South Africa’s biggest-ever embezzlement of state funds will ever be held to account...

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Fin24.com | Gungubele: Rescuing VBS would send message that 'criminals can steal' and state will bail out

Deputy Finance Minister Mondli Gungubele warns against a VBS bailout, says rescuing the bank would send a message that “criminals can steal” and the state would pay, repor...

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Fin24.com | Are super regional malls still relevant in SA?

Although super regional shopping malls - defined as malls with a gross leasable area of more than 74 000 square metres - are seen as major contributors to South Africa’s ret...

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Fin24.com | Mboweni: The world has changed, we must change our mindset about the economy

We must change our approach to tackling economic issues, says new Finance Minister Tito Mboweni...

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Fin24.com | The Big Read: Engineers face retrenchment, struggle to find jobs

Civil engineers are being retrenched, graduates are struggling to find jobs and students at universities are aware they will find it difficult to find jobs, according to chief...

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Fin24.com | Mboweni: State Capture was a 'great public sector heist'

Finance Minister Tito Mboweni says that the public service sector is not dishonourable, but instead there are people who are dishonourable...

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Fin24.com | Uber to provide emergency response service in SA

Uber is teaming up with a Durban-based company to enable customers and drivers in the SA to use the app to summon medical and police assistance...

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Fin24.com | Africa's youngest billionaire freed as police pursue kidnappers

A Tanzanian billionaire industrialist who was abducted about nine days ago was released unharmed...

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Fin24.com | Khashoggi crisis shines light on Saudi ties to Silicon Valley

The crisis surrounding the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, has highlighted the role of Saudi Arabia in the US economy, especially in Silicon Valley...

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Fin24.com | Madonsela, Holomisa, OUTA and others share tips for Tito Mboweni's maiden mini budget

Revise the ministerial handbook, zero tax increases, suspend the Public Investment Corporation CEO - these are just some of the suggestions made to new Finance Minister Tito...

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Fin24.com | Melinda Gates speaks on smoothing the shift to digital age

Melinda Gates speaks to AP about foundation-supported effort to smooth the shift to the digital age, ensuring the jobs lost to robots and artificial intelligence will be repla...

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Fin24.com | Postman, shopper, builder: In Japan, there's a robot for that

Forget the flashy humanoids with their gymnastics skills: at the World Robot Summit in Tokyo, the focus was on down-to-earth robots that can deliver post, do the shopping and...

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Fin24.com | What now for multi-billionaire Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen's big investments?

What now for the late multi-billionaire Paul Allen's technology, research and philanthropy commitments? It's not clear. Allen died on Monday in Seattle from complica...

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Fin24.com | Uber working on self-driving cars to connect consumers and retailers

Uber says it is working on self-driving cars to better connect consumers and retailers, the SA Council of Shopping Centres has heard...

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Fin24.com | WhatsApp bans more than 100 000 accounts in Brazil election

WhatsApp banned hundreds of thousands of accounts in Brazil as the messaging service struggles to contain spam, misinformation and other political shenanigans ahead of a runof...

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Fin24.com | OPINION: Impact investing is booming – and SA should step up

Impact investors manage some $224bn globally – which doubled in a year – and the last decade saw many new investment vehicles that embed impact into capital allocation. Ah...

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Fin24.com | Bonang Mohale: Treasury is in safe hands with new FinMin Mboweni

CEO of Business Leadership SA Bonang Mohale shared expectations of the upcoming mini budget, highlighting things that need to be fixed...

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Fin24.com | Samsung aims at 10% African growth despite rising competition

Samsung Electronics is targeting an annual 10% increase in revenue from Africa over the next decade, even as competition from cheaper consumer devices intensifies...

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Fin24.com | Germany orders recall of 73 000 Opel diesels

Germany's KBA transport authority said Friday it had ordered carmaker Opel to recall 73 000 diesel vehicles worldwide that were configured to fool regulatory emissions te...

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Fin24.com | Win for Numsa at Labour Court over plastics strike

The Labour Court ruled on Friday that the National Union of Metalworkers of SA (Numsa's) strike in the plastics sector was legal and that the employers in the sector cou...

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Fin24.com | #DataMustFall: ANC concerned about 'digital divide in SA', inquiry hears

The ANC is concerned about the digital divide in South Africa due to high data costs and has joined mobile service providers in the call for “more spectrum”...

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Fin24.com | Local equities close flat as investors remain on edge

The local bourse closed weaker on Friday concluding another difficult trading week for global stocks...

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Fin24.com | Siyabonga Gama: Transnet must honour my employment contract

Transnet CEO Siyabonga Gama says he had no choice but to approach the courts in an effort to halt the termination of his employment at the state entity...

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Fin24.com | Mboweni says Ramaphosa insisted he become finance minister

SA's new Finance Minister Tito Mboweni said he told President Cyril Ramaphosa that he had no desire for the job. But that the president would not have a word of it...

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Fin24.com | May gambles on go-slow Brexit to help revive flagging talks

The UK and the European Union are inching towards a plan that could help unblock Brexit negotiations and clear the path to a deal, raising hopes of progress after months of st...

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Fin24.com | Eskom director resigns after board learns of 'certain conflicts of interest'

Eskom chairperson Jabu Mabuza said in a statement that George Sebulela 'made the correct decision to resign,' but did not say what the conflicts of interest entailed...

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Fin24.com | Revived SARS illicit economy unit already eyeing 58 cases

A unit of the tax agency which is probing the illicit economy - and is set to be re-opened - already had 58 cases on its radar...

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Fin24.com | Rates may need to rise on CPI risks, says SARB deputy governor

South Africa’s monetary policy stance remains accommodative and interest rates will need to increase to keep inflation within the target band if the central bank’s current...

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Fin24.com | READ: Kganyago’s full speech on lessons from the economics of populism

Read the full address by Reserve Bank Governor Lesetja Kganyago’s at the ABSIP National Conference in Johannesburg...

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Fin24.com | Flirting with populism? Ask Venezuela how that went - SARB head Kganyago

The head of the central bank has said that while populist economic policies routinely lead to financial disaster, populism is an effective political tool as it speaks to ordin...

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Fin24.com | Uber Air could see SA shoppers flying to malls via skyports, says exec

'Imagine the traffic you will miss if you just jumped into an Uber Air. And it will be completely based on renewable energy,' says Uber executive Shavaye Govender...

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Fin24.com | Once-richest woman becomes biggest loser in China wealth rout

IPhone and Tesla touchscreens once made her China’s richest woman. The US-China trade war has made her the biggest loser in 2018 among Chinese billionaires...

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Fin24.com | Emotional Mark Kingon apologises for leadership failures at SARS

The acting SARS commissioner has apologised 'unreservedly' to people the of South Africa for leadership failures at the tax service...

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Fin24.com | WATCH: Facebook sets up 'war room' to take down fake news

As polls closed in Brazil, Facebook Inc data scientists, engineers and policy experts gathered in a new space in the company’s Menlo Park, California, headquarters called th...

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Fin24.com | Markets LIVE: Rand shows resilience around R14.40/$

The dollar is firmer across the board this morning, driven by the prospect of higher US interest rates as well as renewed global growth concerns...

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Fin24.com | Energy, water are 'huge' opportunities, says Ramaphosa investment envoy

Mining, energy, water, manufacturing and agri-processing are industries that present 'huge opportunities' for investors looking at South Africa, according to Jacko M...

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Fin24.com | Ramaphosa's economic stimulus package to dominate mini budget

President Cyril Ramaphosa's economic stimulus package is likely to be a prominent feature of the medium-term budget policy statement, say analysts...

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Fin24.com | SARS acting boss Mark Kingon to testify at Nugent inquiry

Kingon is set to give evidence at the Nugent inquiry in what is expected provide insight into what is being done to steer the tax service out of the operational crisis...

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Fin24.com | Strip the emotion out of land reform, says Investec's Jeremy Gardiner

The Investec director says there is no shortage of money in SA, it just needs to be spent better...

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Fin24.com | Summer drought may shrink supplies of French spuds

It's harvest time and the chips are down for potato producers in northern France where a long summer drought could see French spuds shrink in size and volume...

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Fin24.com | INSIDE LABOUR: The 'Buy SA' job creation myth

The more things change, the more they stay the same. This was clear at the Jobs Summit, when President Cyril Ramaphosa presented "the most direct way" to create jobs...

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Fin24.com | US treasury secretary withdraws from Saudi forum as Khashoggi furor escalates

Steven Mnuchin announced his change of plans after meeting at the White House with President Donald Trump and Secretary of State Michael Pompeo, who was hastily dispatched to...

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