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Blanket mine delivers robust 2018 performance despite challenges  

By: Tasneem Bulbulia     20th March 2019 Caledonia Mining’s Blanket gold mine, in Zimbabwe, delivered a “robust” performance for the fourth quarter and the year ended December 31, 2018, despite the well-known challenges of operating in Zimbabwe, CEO Steve Curtis indicated in a statement on Wednesday. Curtis highlighted that the monetary... 

SA Poultry threat – what can we do about it?

19th March 2019 In FoodStuff SA last week, there were discussions around dumping of chicken on our market. “the Sapa has applied for an 82% ad valorem import tariff on bone-in and boneless frozen chicken from many non-EU countries, including Brazil.” With the right Government assistance, this could go a long way... 

Public-Private Growth Initiative identifies 18 ‘priority projects’ to unlock growth 

By: Terence Creamer     18th March 2019 The Public-Private Growth Initiative (PPGI), an evolving sector-based collaboration between government and business, has earmarked 18 projects across various sectors of the South African economy for priority implementation in the coming months. Minister in the Presidency Dr Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma... 

TymeBank goes live in Pick n Pay and Boxer stores

15th March 2019 Last month, South Africa’s first fully licensed digital bank TymeBank went live in 500 stores of supermarket chain store Pick n Pay and discount supermarket Boxer in preparation for its formal launch. This followed a successful soft launch in December when the bank went live in 20 Pick n Pay and... 

Altron appoints Cedric Miller CFO

By: Marleny Arnoldi     14th March 2019 Allied Electronics (Altron) has appointed Cedric Miller CFO, effective May 1. Miller steps in for outgoing acting CFO Andrew Holdren.  

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