Food inflation entrenched in southern Africa
Food inflation is becoming entrenched in southern Africa and there is little policy makers can do in the face of global markets, demographic pressures and soaring input costs.
Petrol pain may increase
MOTORISTS could face another petrol price hike next month, putting more pressure on consumers’ stretched wallets.
Bay gets large part of tender for medicines
A LARGE portion of the R634-million pills tender recently awarded to Aspen Pharmacare will see the bulk of the medicine manufactured at the pharmaceutical’s Nelson Mandela Bay plant.
MTN profit up on Iran, Ghana growth
MTN Group, Africa’s largest mobile operator, reported a 14 percent increase in first-half profit on Wednesday, as solid growth in South Africa, Iran and Ghana helped it overcome tougher competition in its key Nigerian market.
R280m mall for Zwide
IN a first for Nelson Mandela Bay, Zwide township will soon become a major retail hub with the construction of a R280-million shopping mall that will feature some of the country’s biggest fashion retailers.
Telkom slapped with R449m fine
TELKOM SA was fined R449-million by the Competition Tribunal yesterday for “bullying” its competitors.
Consumer boss’s court blow
NATIONAL Consumer Commissioner Mamodupi Mohlala-Mulaudzi’s urgent application to the Johannesburg Labour Court yesterday regarding her question of whether her contract would be renewed next month was dismissed.
Business boost for Nkonkobe
EASTERN Cape entrepreneurs in the Nkonkobe region have received a major boost with the launch of a new business support centre in the area.
Leading employee at VWSA earns national women’s award
ONE of Volkswagen Group South Africa’s (VWSA) leading women, Lesley Lee, has won South Africa’s Most Influential Women in Business and Government Award in the automotive category.
Cassie’s proves no pie in the sky
Hardwork, commitment and humility are some of the ingredients that go into a wholesome, fulfilling pie, says Andre Castelein co ownwer of Cassie’s Pies which has become one of the Eastern Cape’s leasding fast food brands.
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