SABC - Business Repo rate cut designed to stimulate the economy 2017-07-26T05:50:37.000000000+02:00 On July 20, the South African Reserve Bank (Sarb) cut the repo rate by 0.25% to 6.25% giving South Africans the first decline in the repo rate since June 2012. DTI, FNB partner to help financing black industrialists 2017-07-25T20:28:41.000000000+02:00 The Department of Trade and Industry and First National Bank have signed a pledge that will improve access to finance for black industrialists. Limpopo businesses lash out at mining companies 2017-07-25T16:34:38.000000000+02:00 Small business owners around the Sekhukhune District in Limpopo have raised concerns at what they say is the failure of local mining companies to give them contracts. Limpopo mine to retrench more than 2 600 workers 2017-07-25T12:19:23.000000000+02:00 The National Union of Mineworkers says it has received a notice from management of the Bokoni platinum mine in Limpopo to retrench more than 2 600 workers. Watch Public Enterprises Committee briefing on Eskom 2017-07-25T10:00:03.000000000+02:00 The Public Enterprises Committee is convening at Parliament over the investigation into Eskom, which should dominate Parliament news in the semester to come. OECD urges SA to improve skills, lift entrepreneurial activity 2017-07-24T21:08:42.000000000+02:00 South Africa has again been urged to improve skills and lift entrepreneurial activity to fight low growth and unemployment. Zwane condemns death of miners in N. West 2017-07-24T20:57:41.000000000+02:00 Mineral Resources Minister, Mosebenzi Zwane, says the death of four mine workersat the Tau - Lekwa Gold mine in Orkney in the North West is unacceptable. Bumpy road ahead for Rand as Euro strengthens 2017-07-24T19:58:47.000000000+02:00 The recent Euro strength has surprised the market and is due to a move away from an accommodative monetary policy stance by both the European Central Bank and the US Federal Reserve Euro to continue its strength this week 2017-07-24T15:42:32.000000000+02:00 Economists expect the Euro to continue its strength this week- signalling a bumpy road ahead for the Rand. A call for radical transformation of property sector 2017-07-24T12:45:40.000000000+02:00 The latest Property Sector Market Size report by the Property Sector Charter Council shows that the sector in South Africa is estimated to be valued at R5.8 trillion.