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Tencent Holdings Ltd dived more than 10% after US president Donald Trump ordered a ban on WeChat and "transactions" with the company that threatened to stifle its global business.

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Aug 7 2020 7:25PM

Absa has revised its forecast for GDP contraction in South Africa in 2020, to 8.3% from 9.7% previously, reflecting the better than expected data from the first, and second quarter. Absa discusses two

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Aug 7 2020 7:24PM

Former Shoprite chief executive Whitey Basson has joined the calls against South Africa's ban on alcohol sales and the damage it can to do the country's economy.

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Aug 7 2020 7:24PM

Civil rights group says government's promises to fight corruption and transparency is just lip service; government is considering setting up a dedicated unit for tackling Covid corruption; judgement i

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Aug 7 2020 7:24PM

Health minister Dr Zweli MKhize says government's prohibition on the sale of alcohol and tobacco products in South Africa will continue for as long as Covid-19 infection numbers remain high.

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Aug 7 2020 8:46AM

Mobile operator, MTN Group on Thursday (6 August), reported service revenue growth of 9.4%, to R80 billion for the six months ended June 30.

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Aug 6 2020 7:40PM

South African liquor producer Distell says that it would prefer a constructive engagement with the government over the ongoing alcohol ban instead of taking the issue to court.

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Aug 6 2020 7:40PM

Court challenges against South Africa's alcohol and cigarette sales bans are underway - here's what's being said; Ramaphosa's trust rating among South Africans is sinking; and SAA's rescue plan stalls

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Aug 6 2020 7:40PM

WhatsApp has announced new features will begin to roll out to users in the coming weeks.

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Aug 5 2020 8:10PM