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CAPE TOWN – Good morning. This is all the latest business news that you need to know today.

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 So how can South Africa improve its "Ease of Doing Business" ranking to facilitate  President Cyril Ramaphosa’s efforts to attract $100 billion of investment into the country over the next five years?

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The Department of Trade and Industry (dti) will for the first time be showcasing 15-20 local companies in the South African National Pavilion at the prestigious Africa Oil Week event which will take place in Cape Town from November 4-8.

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Newly reappointed Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan received a further blow on Sunday with the shock resignation of South African Airways (SAA) chief executive Vuyani Jarana, who lashed out at the lack of government support in stabilising the entity.

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In a response that might lead to further artefacts being returned to Africa, a German museum has said it would return to Namibia a 15th-century navigation landmark that Portuguese explorers erected on the coast.

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The rand had a slow start during Friday’s session, as emerging market currencies tracked the peso in the wake of US President Donald Trump’s vow to punish Mexico for illegal immigration by introducing a tariff on all Mexican imports according to NKC Research. 

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The deadline for entries to the South African Tourism industry’s premier tourism awards, the Lilizela Tourism Awards, has been extended to June 11.

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With only about 3 percent of black-owned companies listed on the JSE, Sekunjalo chairperson Dr Iqbal Survé has accused the exchange of being anti-transformation.

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