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30 January 2015
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FDI flows to Africa fell in 2014, outlook weighed down by weak commodities
FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT
Foreign direct investment (FDI) inflows to Africa fell by 3% to around $55-billion in 2014, amid an 8% fall in global inflows to an estimated $1.26-trillion, from $1.36-trillion in 2013. In its...
 
 
Police comb centre for clues
crime
Police have sealed off the crime scene at the Bedford Centre, east of Johannesburg to collect evidence after seven people were shot and injured in the shopping mall on Thursday. A Sapa reporter at...
 
 
Gauteng on the hunt for new bank to manage account
BANKING SERVICES
The Gauteng Provincial Treasury has issued a five-year tender seeking a bank capable of managing the province’s multibillion-rand centralised banking services account, Gauteng Finance MEC Barbara...
 
 
Repo rate unchanged
ECONOMY
The repo rate will remain unchanged at 5.75%, the SA Reserve Bank's monetary policy committee decided on Thursday. The domestic economic outlook remained subdued, Sarb governor Lesetja Kganyago...
 
 
Parliament free to decline changes to MPRDA Bill
LEGISLATION
Law firm Norton Rose Fulbright South Africa director Lizel Oberholzer says the referral back to the National Assembly of the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Act (MPRDA) Amendment Bill,...
 
 
Dramat suspension legal – Nhleko
SUSPENSION
Police Minister Nkosinathi Nhleko on Thursday insisted he had acted within the law when he suspended Hawks head Lieutenant-General Anwa Dramat. Briefing Parliament's police portfolio committee on...
 
 
Trial finds GSK Ebola shot is safe and provokes immune response
EBOLA VACCINE
First results from a human trial of an Ebola vaccine from GlaxoSmithKline show it is safe and generates an immune response, scientists said on Wednesday, but larger trials are needed to see if it...
 
 
MSF in Sudan to pull out of war-torn Blue Nile, parts of Darfur – statement
AID
The Brussels-based section of Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) will pull out of war-torn parts of Sudan due to a lack of cooperation from authorities, the medical charity said on Thursday, as the...
 
 
 
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