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Email scam nets $214m in 14 months: FBI
Email scam nets $214m in 14 months: FBI

WASHINGTON, US: An email scam, which targets businesses with bogus invoices, has netted more than $214m from victims in 45 countries in just over one year...

23 Jan 2015 10:33

[Trends 2015] The year of transformation
[Trends 2015] The year of transformation

The pressure is on the local advertising industry in 2015 with the implementation of the new Triple BEE codes, warns Abey Mokgwatsane, CEO of Ogilvy & Mather South Africa...

By Abey Mokgwatsane 20 Jan 2015 08:20

Chicken imports may rise as duty lapses
Chicken imports may rise as duty lapses

Preliminary antidumping duties against imports of frozen bone-in chicken from three of SA's trading partners in the European Union have lapsed in the new year, opening the way for increased inflows...

By Amanda Visser 9 Jan 2015 14:35

Fidelity, Protea merger approved
Fidelity, Protea merger approved

The Competition Commission has approved with conditions the intermediate merger whereby Fidelity Cash Solutions and Fidelity Security Services intend to acquire several businesses from Protea Coin Group...

8 Jan 2015 12:32

Takealot, Kalahari merger approved
Takealot, Kalahari merger approved

The competition authority announced the approval of the merger application of Takealot.com and Kalahari.com, two of South Africa's leading e-commerce players, yesterday, 5 January 2015...

6 Jan 2015 10:04

China replaces rare earth quotas with export permits
China replaces rare earth quotas with export permits

BEIJING, CHINA: China has instituted a system of export permits for rare earth metals, used in hi-tech goods such as mobile phones, the government said...

5 Jan 2015 18:04

LP Gas installation rules - not just hot air
LP Gas installation rules - not just hot air

Apart from Eskom rolling out regular load shedding in order to manage the power grid, electricity prices continue to rise. LP gas is cheaper and more efficient, but it can, however, be very dangerous to use if not operated properly...

18 Dec 2014 15:35

Online censorship looming?
Online censorship looming?

NEWSWATCH: 'The Film and Publications Board has selectively released a contentious draft policy for original content distributed online in South Africa', reports Mail & Guardian...

1 Dec 2014 08:43

Conversely speaking...
Conversely speaking...

Converse, the Nike-owned footwear manufacturer, has recently sued 31 different retailers for trade mark infringement. In each case, Converse alleges that the retailer is selling footwear that infringes trade mark registrations that it has for the appearance of its famous Chuck Taylor shoes....

By Waldo Steyn 28 Nov 2014 16:26

Clover fights conditions for merger
Clover fights conditions for merger

JSE-listed dairy producer Clover has objected to a proposed condition set by the Competition Commission for the approval of the company's takeover of DairyBelle's yoghurt and long life milk businesses.

By Amanda Visser 27 Nov 2014 16:22

SA court bans pro-Palestinian protests against Israeli goods
SA court bans pro-Palestinian protests against Israeli goods

South African retailer Woolworths on Tuesday, 25 November 2014, secured a court order banning pro-Palestine activists from protesting in its shops against goods from Israel...

26 Nov 2014 15:41

'SA's reputation is going up in smoke'
'SA's reputation is going up in smoke'

South Africa's reputation is going up in smoke. The country has been identified as one of the five with the highest incidence of trade in illicit cigarettes...

25 Nov 2014 12:33

Local procurement a legal requirement: minister
Local procurement a legal requirement: minister

The procurement of local content is not just a recommendation, it is a legal requirement for state entities, says Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies...

21 Nov 2014 07:22

No decision on legal rhino horn trade
No decision on legal rhino horn trade

No decision has yet been taken over the legal trade in rhino horn by South Africa, says Minister of Environmental Affairs, Edna Molewa...

20 Nov 2014 06:53

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