Petrol price to rise steeply - again
Fin24 - Apr 26th 2012, 09:05
Johannesburg - The price of all grades of petrol will rise by 28c a litre next week, keeping the cost of fuel at a record high.
Diesel will cost an addition 9.4c/l and paraffin up to 12c more.
The hike brings the cost to R12.22/l in Gauteng and R11.87/l for 95 octane petrol. Diesel will now cost R10.98/l in Gauteng and R10.73/l at the coast.
The department of energy said on Wednesday that higher international oil prices affected the petrol price. While global diesel prices dropped, a weaker rand affected the increase.
Double blow for Adcock suitor
03/12/2013 - 08:00
Johannesburg - A Chilean group's $1.2bn (R12.6bn) bid for drugmaker Adcock Ingram [JSE:AIP] was challenged on two fronts on Monday, as a group led by Bidvest [JSE:BVT] sought nearly a third of Adcock's shares and launched a court action against the bid.
Pick n Pay opens two premium stores as part of six month plan to open 64 stores
29/11/2013 - 10:27
After an improved performance at the half year, Pick n Pay is demonstrating its commitment to pursuing positive growth through focused, streamlined operations and an expanding store footprint, with plans to open over 60 new stores in the six months to end February 2014.
Zambia’s food security position is very strong
20/11/2013 - 10:50
Agriculture and Livestock Minister Bob Sichinga has disclosed that Zambia was on a strong position in terms of food security in the African region.
Manufacturing confidence low
15/11/2013 - 08:12
Business confidence in the manufacturing sector was weak in the third quarter of this year, according to a Manufacturing Circle survey.
Kenya Breweries to pay farmers more for barley
14/11/2013 - 11:33
East African Breweries has increased the amount of money it pays farmers for 90kg bag of barley by 17 per cent, from Sh2800 in 2012 to Sh3285.