Business In The News South Africa

Gigaba announces MTBPS date, says Treasury will manage government debt

JOHANNESBURG, September 11 – Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba on Monday announced that he would deliver his inaugural Medium-Term Budget Policy Statement (MTBPS) next month on October 25. The MTBPS is a government report providing information on the country’s economic context, fiscal objectives, and spending priorities over a three-year period. “We will outline what we will […]

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A brief look into Saxophonist Thato Jobeta’s life.

Ogopoleng Mushi   Name of Artist: Thato Jobeta Nick Name: Dal Segno Age: 23 Based: Johannesburg Genre: House, Hip Hop, RnB, Soul Target Market: Between ages 10 to 45 years Live performance set -up: CDJ mixing stations and saxophone microphone   Things you might have not known about Thato  Thato Jobeta is from the small town of Randfontein, in Johannesburg. […]

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Metered taxis and Uber clashes will turn away tourists – Minister Xasa

JOHANNESBURG, September 11 – Tourism Minister Tokozile Xasa on Monday warned that violent clashes between metered taxis and rival E-Hailing company, Uber, could deter tourists from visiting South Africa. On Thursday night metered taxi drivers allegedly torched two Uber cars in Sandton. Uber drivers reportedly retaliated by setting alight a metered taxi in the same […]

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Criticism trails Trump’s sale of aircraft to Nigeria military

ABUJA – NIGERIA’S military has accused media and critics of perpetrating a smear campaign following the recent multimillion-dollar sale of anti-terror aircraft by the United States. The administration of US President Donald Trump has approved the $593 million foreign military sale including 12 A-29 Super Tucano light-attack aircraft to fight the militant Boko Haram group. […]

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Consumer commission timeshare hearings move to NCape, FState

JOHANNESBURG, September 11 – The National Consumer Commission (NCC) will host public hearings in Kimberley and Bloemfontein this week to hear oral testimonies from consumers who are aggrieved about holiday club products and services. The NCC has launched a nation-wide inquiry into the holiday ownership “timeshare” industry to address what has become long-standing consumer issues […]