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SA not heading for recession – Gordhan

SA not heading for recession - Gordhan

Cape Town – Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan said on Thursday that South Africa’s economy would not slip into recession, rejecting predictions by some economists that sharp falls in the rand pointed to a contraction this year. “We are growing as an economy, we are not going into a recession. But …

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Springbok JJ Engelbrecht heads for Wales

JJ Engelbrecht

Cape Town – Welsh club Ospreys have announced the signing of Springbok outside back JJ Engelbrecht. “Ospreys Rugby are delighted to announce the signing of South African international JJ Engelbrecht, subject to work permit,” the club posted on their official website. In what has been described as “a major coup” …

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Woolworths sees HEPS hike of up to 35%

Woolworths

Woolworths Holdings announced on Thursday that it expected headline earnings per share for the six months to December 27 of between 242.6 and 262 cents, representing an increase of 25-35 percent on the 194.1 cents reported in the equivalent period a year before. Thursday’s trading update added that David Jones, …

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Anderson starts well in Auckland

Kevin Anderson

South Africa’s top tennis player, Kevin Anderson, on Wednesday won his opening match at the Auckland Classic event in New Zealand. Anderson, seeded fourth at the ATP World Tour 250 event, beat Robin Haase of the Netherlands in a tight encounter 7-6 (10/8), 7-6 (7/5). Anderson, who had a bye …

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SA schoolgirls set sights on space

Meta Economic Development Organisation

CAPE TOWN – Fourteen schoolgirls have successfully built, calibrated and launched a satellite into near space. The 14 high school pupils are alumni from the inaugural SpaceTrek camp, the second stage of the Women in Stem Space Programme run by the Meta Economic Development Organisation (Medo), a non-profit organisation. The programme …

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Khumalo explains Wits move

Bongani Khumalo

Cape Town – Newly signed Bidvest Wits defender Bongani Khumalo says that it was an easy option to team up with former coach Gavin Hunt after his stay at SuperSport United ‘didn’t work out’. Khumalo spent six months at SuperSport after his contract with Tottenham Hotspur had come to an …

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Duminy, Vilas break Oz duo’s record

Duminy, Vilas break Oz duo’s record

Cape Town – Discarded Proteas JP Duminy and Dane Vilas notched a record partnership playing for their franchise, the Cape Cobras this past weekend. Both were recently dropped from the Proteas Test team but sent a message to the selectors in the Sunfoil Series match against the Highveld Lions in …

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E-tolls shaping property investment decisions

Cape Town – From an investment point of view, the introduction of e-tolls has already substantially boosted the demand for certain properties, according to Richard Gray, CEO of Harcourts Africa. The increased demand is for rental homes close to workplaces, good schools and public transport hubs, and for student flats …

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