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German investor confidence slumps more than forecast for August By Andrew McCathie

German investor confidence fell sharply in August, amid growing concerns about the nation’s economic outlook and following the diesel vehicle scandal that has engulfed the country’s car industry, according to a key indicator released Tuesday.   The Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW) said its closely watched monthly indicator for Europe’s biggest economy fell more […]

Business In The News South Africa

ConCourt clears path for Eskom to hike tariffs in Nelson Mandela Bay Metro

JOHANNESBURG, August 23 – Eskom has been given the green light to make future applications for electricity price adjustments against a number of private companies within the Nelson Mandela Bay Metropolitan Municipality in relation to the third multi-year price determination (MYPD3) methodology.   This comes after the Constitutional Court on Tuesday dismissed an application by Borbet SA and others […]

In The News South Africa

Communications Minister Dlodlo mourns passing of SABC veteran journalist Ntutu

JOHANNESBURG, August 22 – Communications Minister Ayanda Dlodlo on Tuesday mourned the passing of veteran South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) journalist Zola Ntutu. Ntutu, 51, was found dead in his apartment in Kenilworth, South of Johannesburg on Sunday. He had been ill for some time. “Ntutu was one of the pre-eminent member of the country’s media fraternity. […]