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Lynn Bolin

Lynn Bolin

    Mini-budget sees increase in spending
    Mini-budget sees increase in spending
    South Africa's latest Medium-Term Budget Policy Statement (MTPS), outlined by Finance Minister Trevor Manuel on Wednesday, combines real increases...
    Tax revenue seen up by almost R30bn
    Tax revenue seen up by almost R30bn
    South African Minister of Finance Trevor Manuel has revised upward by R29,6-billion the government's projected revenue collections for the 2006/07...
    Sanlam looking at GE's UK life-insurance business
    Sanlam looking at GE's UK life-insurance business
    Sanlam, South Africa's second-largest life insurer, has confirmed it is examining a possible acquisition of the United Kingdom life insurance...
    Nederburg Auction prices fall 25% on correction
    Nederburg Auction prices fall 25% on correction
    The average price of wines sold at the 32nd Nederburg Auction over the weekend fell 25% from those attained in 2005, with the market experiencing a...
    SA's first all-female BEE wine producer launched
    SA's first all-female BEE wine producer launched
    The South African wine industry marked a milestone on Wednesday with the launch of Women in Wine, the country's first wine producing company owned,...
    ANC needs 'quiet, disciplined' cadres
    ANC needs 'quiet, disciplined' cadres
    Echoing the message of his last weekly newsletter, President Thabo Mbeki on Friday called on members of the African National Congress Youth League...
    Mbeki: Blackouts won't derail investment
    Mbeki: Blackouts won't derail investment
    The South African government does not expect the recent power blackouts experienced in the Western Cape to either derail economic growth or impact...
    Mboweni warns of 'inflationary consequences'
    Mboweni warns of 'inflationary consequences'
    There could be "inflationary consequences" for South Africa if economic growth was higher than the annual 4,5% rate shown by research to be the...
    Masetlha facing arrest over ongoing e-mail saga
    Masetlha facing arrest over ongoing e-mail saga
    South Africa's ruling African National Congress will convene a special meeting of its national executive committee (NEC) solely to address the...
    SA building costs rise 85% in six years
    SA building costs rise 85% in six years
    Building costs as measured by the cost to the client (including building materials, labour, fuel and contractor profit-margin) have risen by about...
    Santam launches low-cost home insurance
    Santam launches low-cost home insurance
    Listed short-term insurer Santam has launched South Africa's first affordable household insurance product aimed at the lower-income sector, the...
    SABMiller after Slovak brewery
    SABMiller after Slovak brewery
    SABMiller, one of the world's largest brewers, has received permission from the Slovak competition authority to acquire Slovakia's third-largest...