Business In The News South Africa

Maswanganyi outlines SOEs reform

PRETORIA, June 23 – Transport Minister Joe Maswanganyi on Friday outlined several turnaround strategies at State-owned enterprises (SOEs) under his portfolio, hoping that the reforms capacitate the entities to drive a developmental agenda and cut corruption. “Moving forward, with South Africa aspiring to be a developmental State, we are envisioning a framework for our SOEs […]

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Pitbull considering opening SLAM charter school in Baltimore

BALTIMORE- The rapper Pitbull may open a charter school in Baltimore. Sports Leadership & Management (SLAM) schools exist nationwide, including in Armando Christian Perez, known worldwide as Pitbull, says he thinks Baltimore is one city that needs SLAM the most. Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan, who’s supported expanding charters in districts like Baltimore City Public Schools, […]

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Media sucked into fights to succeed Mugabe

HARARE, June 23 – Zimbabwean media practitioners are caught up in the fierce factional fights in the ruling party to succeed President Robert Mugabe. Zimbabwean police, infamous for their partisanship to Mugabe and his Zanu-PF party, have summoned several journalists working for the privately-run NewsDay to be state witnesses in a court case. Former Mashonaland […]

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Group Five’s extraordinary general meeting sparks an exodus of board memebers

JOHANNESBURG, June 23 – Construction and engineering giant Group Five said on Friday that five directors will resign next month, including chairwoman Philisiwe Mthethwa, ahead of the extraordinary general meting called by one of the major shareholders. This comes after fund manager Allan Gray, whose clients hold 25 percent of the construction company, said last […]

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Trump says Comey-Mueller friendship ‘bothersome’

WASHINGTON— The Latest on President Donald Trump’s claim that there are no recordings of his private conversations with fired FBI director James Comey: 11 p.m. President Donald Trump says it’s “bothersome” that the man investigating possible ties between Trump’s presidential campaign and Russia is good friends with fired FBI director James Comey. Trump tells “Fox […]