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The share price of Steinhoff International rallied by more than 30 percent yesterday, the highest in three months, as the company works to shore up the troubled retailer.
Viceroy hits back over BLSA’s ‘smear piece’ on it Research yesterday hit out at the research commissioned by Business Leadership South Africa (BLSA) into short-selling activities and conducted by Intellidex, describing it as a “smear piece”.
Uber Technologies’ head of human resources (HR) has resigned, becoming the latest high-profile executive to leave the ride-hailing giant just emerging from a year of internal upheaval.
4. South Africa says Saudi Arabia to invest $10 billion in the country, focus on energy
Saudi Arabia will invest at least $10 billion in South Africa, mostly in the energy sector, including building oil refineries, the spokeswomen for South Africa’s president Cyril Ramaphosa said on Thursday.
5. Rand recovers
South Africa’s rand regained as much as 2% on Thursday. On Friday the rand was trading at R13.27 to the dollar, R17.48 to the pound and R15.47 to the euro.
6.VAT hike deemed as 'constitutionally suspect' by the SA Human Rights Commission
The Commission described the higher VAT as a regressive tax, and criticised the government’s decision due to the impact it has had on poorer households.
Norwegian company Opera, that you may know as a browser has announced a new version of its smartphone browser that features an Ethereum-based crypto wallet.
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