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[pretoria] - Edcon to use R2.7bn lifeline to restructure business

EDCON chief executive Grant Patttison has said that the group would use the R2.7 billion lifeline it received from lenders. Picture: SImphiwe Mbokazi African News Agency (ANA).

JOHANNESBURG - Edcon chief executive Grant Patttison has said that the group would use the R2.7 billion lifeline it received from lenders …

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[pretoria] - #JacobZuma takes new tack to beat corruption charges

Pietermaritzburg - Fomer president Jacob Zuma is on Monday mounting a legal battle in the high court where he wants to have the corruption charges against him quashed, arguing that the delays have effectively prejudiced him.

The application will be heard by three judges; Judge Jerome Mnguni, Judge Jan Steyn and …

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[pretoria] - Making money out of managing reputations

JOHANNESBURG - Her name is is Janine Hills. She is driven, ambitious, and direct in her speech, a keen-eyed go-getter.

Which is why it was easy for her to shoot straight to the top of the ladder in the corporate reputation management business.

Hills is the founder and chief executive officer …

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[pretoria] - Doornpoort residents dig in over mining activity

These would be detrimental to the health of people in the area and property values would also drop, said residents who packed the NG Kerk, Doornpoort, on Saturday to discuss the proposal.

Gemsbok Magnetite has applied to the Department of Mineral Resources for prospecting rights of vanadium in the area …

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[pretoria] - Flight instructor critically injured in Pretoria plane crash

PRETORIA - A flight instructor was critically injured while his student pilot escaped almost unscathed when the light aircraft they were in crashed in Pretoria East on Sunday, paramedics said.

Netcare 911 paramedics responded shortly before noon to reports of an aircraft crash at a private airfield off the R515 in …

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[pretoria] - Business hoping for a credible Cabinet from Ramaphosa - economist

HIs Excellency President Cyril Ramaphosa receives letters of credence /commission and letters of recall of of predecessors from heads of missions designate at Sfako Makgatho Presidential Guest House, Pretoria. 15/05/2019 Kopano Tlape GCIS

JOHANNESBURG - President Cyril Ramaphosa this week came under intense pressure to appoint a credible Cabinet …

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[pretoria] - Cease-fire called for in embattled horseracing industry

Businesswoman Phindi Kema this week called for a cease-fire in the embattled horseracing industry. Photo: Supplied

JOHANNESBURG - Businesswoman Phindi Kema this week called for a cease-fire in the embattled horseracing industry, fresh from a victory in her complaint to the Public Protector that the privatization of the industry in the …

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[pretoria] - Amcu's attempt to halt merger between Sibanye-Stillwater and Lonmin fails

Amcu's legal bid to prevent the R5 billion merger between diversified mining house Sibanye-Stillwater and platinum producer Lonmin failed.

JOHANNESBURG - The Association

of Mineworkers and Construction Union (Amcu) legal bid to prevent the R5 billion merger between diversified mining house Sibanye-Stillwater and platinum producer Lonmin failed on Friday after the …

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[pretoria] - NPA unit head Hermione Cronje to lead state capture probes

Cape Town - President Cyril Ramaphosa has appointed one of the top prosecutors to lead a new investigating unit in the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) months after the unit was announced.

Ramaphosa had said the new unit would investigate cases of state capture, corruption, fraud and other complex financial matters.

On …

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[pretoria] - Construction begins as SA prepares for inauguration

Pretoria - With a week to go to the Presidential inauguration at Loftus Versfeld Stadium, construction of the main stage and other facilities for the event has begun.

On Friday Loftus operations manager Hugo Kemp symbolically handed over the over the stadium keys to the Presidential inauguration Inter-Ministerial Committee.

From Friday …

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[pretoria] - Air taxi start up Lilium stages maiden flight

INTERNATIONAL - Air taxi start-up Lilium has staged a successful maiden flight of a five-seater prototype that it hopes to bring into service by 2025 to whisk passengers between cities without the hassle of an airport check-in.

The battery-powered aircraft, operated by remote control, took off vertically at a Munich airfield …

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