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    New business volumes boost Sanlam

    Sanlam Ltd, a South Africa-based insurer, said 2014 profit rose after new business volumes grew by 18%, assets under management increased and underwriting activities expanded. Net income climbed to R8.73bn...

    “South Africa faces food shortage in next decade”

    South Africa is facing the prospect of looming food shortages in the next 10 years as the country struggles to attract new talent to its ageing crop of commercial farmers, according...

    Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa unveils second MeerKAT antenna

    Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa and the Minister of Science and Technology, Naledi Pandor unveiled the second of 64 MeerKAT antennas on 28 February 2015. The South African MeerKAT radio telescope,...

    Museum meets rugby

    If you hate museums and have no interest in rugby, then you’re exactly the kind of visitor The Springbok Experience Rugby Museum most enjoy receiving. “Because we specialise in conversions,”...

    Oceana beats the competition

    A few old salts on the Cape Town docks were knocked of their bollards when fishing conglomerate successfully appealed a judgement by the competition authorities that imposed unworkable (and unviable) conditions...

    Engen appoints X-Oil Congo as exclusive lubricants distributer

    Engen Petroleum and X-Oil Congo have jointly announced X-Oil Congo’s appointment as the official exclusive distributor of Engen’s full range of lubricants in the Republic of Congo. Engen Petroleum manufactures...

    Afrox expects job losses during restructuring

    JSE-listed African Oxygen (Afrox) expects a “reasonable number” of job losses to occur up to the third quarter of this year, as the company restructures its operations. “I do not...

    Cape Town’s fire bill

    The fire that is currently raging across the southern Peninsual mountains in Cape Town has cost the city R3m so far and is expected to rise. The majority of the...

    Cape Town wrapping up feasibility for water plant

    The City of Cape Town is wrapping up its feasibility study for a R14.9bn desalination plant that could be built near Koeberg on the West Coast within the next 10 years. ...

    Petrochemical hub is solution to SA’s low oil price issues

    International oil companies have ways of dealing with a low crude price. The recent drop is not the first time it has happened and the rapid job shedding in the North...

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