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Episode 84: Agency focus - Source

Date: 2 Apr 2014
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Episode 82: An African Path to Success & Effective Measure

Date: 24 Feb 2014 | Time: 39:00min
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Date: 14 Feb 2014 | Time: 44:44min
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North West increases funding for traditional leaders

While the North West province struggles to provide services for its residents, provincial premier, Thandi Modise has confirmed that the provincial government has increased funding by almost threefold for traditional leaders from R9.9m to R27m for the 2014/15 financial year.

14 Apr 2014 08:29

Ford's sub-Saharan drive may benefit SA plants

As Ford's only manufacturing operation in the Middle East and Africa‚ Ford Southern Africa is in pole position to benefit from the group's decision to intensify marketing and production in sub-Saharan Africa‚ says Stephen Odell‚ president of Ford's European‚ Middle East and African operations.

By David Furlonger 11 Apr 2014 05:25

Peugeot rates Asian factories above SA's

South African manufacture of Peugeot's 301 sedan, which is designed for emerging markets, would give the French car maker the local credibility it has lacked since returning to the market in 2002.

By David Furlonger 9 Apr 2014 10:07

March tractor sales up 11% in March says Saama

Tractor sales increased 11% to 658 units in March this year, up from 595 units in the comparative period a year ago‚ helped by expectations of a much higher maize crop‚ the South African Agricultural Machinery Association (Saama) said.

7 Apr 2014 09:34

Tweaks add to Sportage appeal

Kia has updated its popular Sportage range and smartened it up with bits of fancy make-up, exterior and inside enhancements, engine refinements, transmission changes and cabin comforts that are likely to push up sales, which already stand at more than 9,000 units since it was introduced to the local market three years ago.

By Henrie Geyser: motoring editor 3 Apr 2014 08:50

Magical world of bucket list destinations

After more than 10 years of criss-crossing Southern Africa as the Bush Editor of SA4x4 magazine Patrick Cruywagen has produced a fascinating collection of 150 'must-do-at-least-once-in-your-lifetime' destinations and activities that throws down the gauntlet to everybody with a love for travel and new experiences.

By Henrie Geyser: motoring editor 2 Apr 2014 09:01

March new vehicle sales down 0.2% to 55‚363 units

New vehicle sales in South Africa dropped by 0.2% to 55‚363 units in March compared with the same period a year earlier.

2 Apr 2014 08:23

Petrol price to increase in April

The price of a litre of 93-octane petrol will increase by 5 cents a litre while that of 95-octane petrol will increase by 7 cents a litre in Gauteng on Wednesday, 2 April 2014, the Energy Department has announced.

31 Mar 2014 12:22

Motor trade sales up 2.4% y/y in January

Motor trade sales (measured in nominal terms and current prices) increased by 2.4% year-on-year in January‚ Statistics SA has reported.

24 Mar 2014 11:16

Great Engine Protection for The Sharks Academy

On 8 March 2014 Kings Park stadium erupted into cheers from 40,000 rugby fans before the Sharks vs Lions match even commenced as G.U.D. Holdings presented a cheque of R1 million to The Sharks Academy.

12 Mar 2014 12:30

Super Group buys majority in GWM SA

Super Group has bought 50.1% of Great Wall Motors (GWM) SA‚ the South African import and distribution representative of Chinese automotive group GWM.

By Mark Allix and David Furlonger 12 Mar 2014 08:53

Ford scoops four awards in Car's Top 12 Best Buys

Car's annual Top 12 Best Buys, in association with Tracker, has recognised its new winners at an award event and with a new radio spot creating a Hollywood moment.

11 Mar 2014 10:24

Local car manufacturers plan for possible strikes

Local car manufacturers are preparing contingency plans to avoid further production losses in the event of a midyear strike at components suppliers.

By David Furlonger 11 Mar 2014 10:02

CMO Council releases auto report indicating lack of social media leverage

The Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) Council has released a report indicating that the auto industry ecosystem should do more to leverage social media as a platform for driving business leads into sales pipelines.

6 Mar 2014 09:30

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