Report tells Trump EU car imports are a ‘national security threat’

The report could trigger tariffs against imported cars and intensify tensions with Europe.

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has labeled as "frightening" the prospect that European car imports could be declared a national security threat to the United States.

Report tells Trump EU car imports are a ‘national security threat’
Report tells Trump EU car imports are a ‘national security threat’

Report tells Trump EU car imports are a ‘national security threat’

The report could trigger tariffs against imported cars and intensify tensions with Europe.

Chinese food producer finds African swine fever in dumplings

Chinese food producer finds African swine fever in dumplings

A major Chinese food producer said Monday that traces of the African swine fever virus had been found in its frozen dumplings.
UPDATE: SAA denies reports that it will split into three

UPDATE: SAA denies reports that it will split into three

Pronouncements by CEO Vuyani Jarana were reportedly misunderstood.
Facebook ‘digital gangsters’ who spread fake news: British MPs

Facebook ‘digital gangsters’ who spread fake news: British MPs

A scathing British parliamentary report on Monday branded Facebook ‘digital gangsters’.
#Budget2019: Black farmers urge Mboweni not to hike excise taxes

#Budget2019: Black farmers urge Mboweni not to hike excise taxes

The Black Tobacco Farmers Association wants law enforcement agencies to act on illicit cigarette trading.
Denel explores new growth opportunities in the Middle East, North Africa

Denel explores new growth opportunities in the Middle East, North Africa

Innovative products and systems apparently form a major global defence exhibition which the company will attend.
Nigerian lawyer accepts US$1m settlement, but still takes on FirstRand

Nigerian lawyer accepts US$1m settlement, but still takes on FirstRand

Victor Obaika accuses the banking group of breaching South Africa’s laws regarding repatriation of foreign currency.
Russia’s RT fumes after Facebook blocks ‘wildly popular’ page

Russia’s RT fumes after Facebook blocks ‘wildly popular’ page

Facebook has blocked a popular page run by Russian state TV channel RT, the channel’s editor said Monday, criticising the move as an attack on media rights.
Ecsponent secures R700m loan from Afreximbank

Ecsponent secures R700m loan from Afreximbank

The loan will support the financial services provider’s lending activities to improve profitability.
Exxaro sells back 26% stake to Tronox Sands for R2bn

Exxaro sells back 26% stake to Tronox Sands for R2bn

The miner started reducing its stake after saying that the investment was no longer core.
Bosasa dropped by banks, forced to apply for liquidation

Bosasa dropped by banks, forced to apply for liquidation

FNB and Absa have reportedly notified the controversial company that their accounts will be closed.
Multichoice to list on JSE on February 27

Multichoice to list on JSE on February 27

Naspers says it plans to unbundle the shares it holds in the company to its shareholders.
Amplats earnings soar 95% in year to December

Amplats earnings soar 95% in year to December

Platinum group metal production increased by 4% after record production performances.
SMEs suffer the brunt of load shedding, says business analyst

SMEs suffer the brunt of load shedding, says business analyst

Jeremy Lang says the industries most affected by load shedding are manufacturing, retail, hospitality, and businesses using cold storage.
Barloworld shareholders approve BEE share scheme Khula Sizwe

Barloworld shareholders approve BEE share scheme Khula Sizwe

The Foundation will have a three percent stake directly in Barloworld Limited and will focus on education, youth development and poverty alleviation.
Grand Parade Investments exits Dunkin Donuts and Baskin Robbins

Grand Parade Investments exits Dunkin Donuts and Baskin Robbins

Acting CEO Mohsin Tajbhai says the closure will free up capital and assist in funding the growth of Burger King. 
Pioneer Foods four months revenue up 7.8%, buoyed by UK price inflation

Pioneer Foods four months revenue up 7.8%, buoyed by UK price inflation

In a trading statement, the food group say consumer demand remains under pressure.
SABC introduces new economics show

SABC introduces new economics show

The show apparently seeks to include ordinary South Africans in purposeful and well-informed discussions about the economy.
Facebook taps user data to defend workers from threat

Facebook taps user data to defend workers from threat

Facebook has admitted to gathering intelligence from its platform to identify people who threaten the firm or its workers.
Mondi expects earnings for 2018 to rise 25%-29%

Mondi expects earnings for 2018 to rise 25%-29%

The group recognised special item net charges after tax of €53 million the previous year.
Discovery to spend further R270m on new bank

Discovery to spend further R270m on new bank

‘The spend on new businesses is in line with budget and is fully provided for in the group’s capital plan,’ says the group.
In America, high-speed train travel is off track

In America, high-speed train travel is off track

California’s suspension this week of a high-speed rail project underscores the up-hill battle the modern mode of transport faces in the United States — including myriad cultural, political and economic obstacles.
Ex-Coca-Cola engineer charged with stealing secrets for Chinese firm

Ex-Coca-Cola engineer charged with stealing secrets for Chinese firm

A former senior engineer at Coca-Cola was indicted Thursday in Tennessee for stealing trade secrets worth an estimated $120 million to give to a Chinese company, the Justice Department announced.
Solidarity blames fellow union Amcu for Sibanye retrenchments

Solidarity blames fellow union Amcu for Sibanye retrenchments

The 15,000 striking Amcu workers dug their own graves, according to Solidarity.
Save as many jobs as possible, Mantashe tells Sibanye

Save as many jobs as possible, Mantashe tells Sibanye

The mine may lay off over 6,000 workers after a reported loss of R1 billion over the past financial year.
Load shedding darkens ANC’s election outlook

Load shedding darkens ANC’s election outlook

Power outages across South Africa this week have blown up into the biggest political threat facing President Cyril Ramaphosa and the ruling ANC party three months away from elections, analysts say.

 

 

 

 

 

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