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Three new manufacturers bring investments in ELIDZ auto hub to R3.3bn

The East London Industrial Development Zone yesterday announced a further three manufacturing investors joining its automotive hub, bringing the total to 16 manufacturers, ...

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LISTEN | Buy new or drive the jalopy into the ground

There are 11m vehicles on SA’s roads, with an average age of 10 years. In 2022, there will be more vehicles, and they will be getting older, ...

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CNA receives purchase offer to save it from liquidation

Black Mountain Investment Management Proprietary Limited has expressed its firm interest

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Absa kicks Sipho Pityana off its board

The banking group says it has determined Pityana’s recent conduct meant he had been derelict in his board duties
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LISTEN | Nuclear or natural? Experts discuss ...

While the Eastern Cape’s Wild Coast residents fight Shell’s ocean blasting oil search, spare a thought for Capetonians. If Eskom has its way it will soon start refurbishing Koeberg, despite the decrepit 40-year-old plant being way past retirement ...
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LISTEN | EL restaurant business survivors share secrets to keeping the food and drink ...

Draconian pandemic lockdowns have decimated the restaurant industry, with over 3,000 closures, and East London, the ...

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What you need to know when insuring your business

SPONSORED | If a bakkie is primarily used for business purposes, it should be insured as such, says Ayabulela Xongo, ...

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Shell fights on profitably for fossil fuel extraction

While Shell is sailing into an environmental storm over its plans to harvest gas and oil off the pristine Wild Coast, ...

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Telkom mobile business continues to shine amid Covid-19 squeeze

Group grows mobile subscribers 18.8%, offsetting pressure in other parts of its business

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LISTEN | BCM's only listed company on wealth creation and management

NVest Financial Holdings is East London’s giant full-service financial group, and the only listed company in Buffalo ...

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Business leaders optimistic COP26 visions will become reality

A week into the United Nations' high-profile climate conference in Glasgow, executives and financial analysts said they ...

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Vodacom grows its 5G footprint in province

Vodacom has increased its 5G mobile network footprint in the Eastern Cape, with live sites in three municipal districts.

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LISTEN | Don't dump short-term insurance, say EC experts

Ted Keenan talks to three Eastern Cape short-term insurance experts. Their common advice: irrespective of how tight ...

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Polluters face rising competition from nature investors

“Dirty money” used to apply to the capital raised through crime. Today  it is used to label money generated by ...

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J&J misses quarterly revenue forecasts as Covid sales disappoint

Company maintains full-year revenue outlook even though it will need to more than triple volumes in the fourth quarter

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LISTEN | We can win mayoral race — Twizza boss says independent candidates have the ...

Twizza founder and CEO Ken Clark tells Daily Dispatch he has partnered with 20 independent council candidates and ...

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Oil prices hits highest levels in years amid Covid-19 recovery

Brent crude oil futures rise to 2018 levels as US West Texas Intermediate crude futures revisit 2014 peaks

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Middle-class South Africans can’t get enough of loyalty cards, survey finds

Pulling out a loyalty card at the checkout has become a way of life for shoppers, according to an annual report on the ...

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Ronnies Motors wins Best Overall Performance Award for FUSO Trucks

At the heart of East London, a city affectionately called “eMonti” by the locals and a home for the internationally ...

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Embattled steel sector loses R500m in output due to Numsa wage strike

Seifsa warns of more headwinds after union rejects revised wage offer