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Rebecca Harrison

Rebecca Harrison

    Moeletsi Mbeki: Black empowerment has failed
    Moeletsi Mbeki: Black empowerment has failed
    South Africa should scrap its drive to give black people a slice of the white-dominated economy because it stifles growth and spurs corruption, the...
    Gangs use rape to 'cure' lesbians
    Gangs use rape to 'cure' lesbians
    Gangs of South African men are raping lesbians in the belief it will "cure" the women's sexual orientation, an aid agency said on Friday.
    Vodacom to list on JSE in May
    Vodacom to list on JSE in May
    South Africa's biggest cellphone operator, Vodacom, will list shares in Johannesburg in May as part of a deal that will give Vodafone majority...
    Foschini sales up 8,7%
    Foschini sales up 8,7%
    South African clothing retailer Foschini Ltd posted an 8,7% rise in third-quarter revenue on Friday, in line with expectations, thanks to new...
    Mr Price sales up 20,3% on clothing
    Mr Price sales up 20,3% on clothing
    Fashion and homeware retailer Mr Price reported a 20,3% rise in third-quarter sales on Wednesday as it sold more clothes and opened new stores.
    Tiger Brands mulls $786-million offer for AVI
    Tiger Brands mulls $786-million offer for AVI
    Tiger Brands may make an R8-billion cash-and-shares offer for AVI to create a South African food and consumer goods heavyweight able to expand into...
    Mr Price, Spar boost profits in tough market
    Mr Price, Spar boost profits in tough market
    Retailer Mr Price boosted first-half profit by 11% as its low-cost clothes helped it grab market share in tough conditions, lifting its shares.
    MDC rejects SADC demands
    MDC rejects SADC demands
    Southern African leaders said on Sunday that Zimbabwe's political rivals must split the leadership of a key ministry, a move rejected by the...
    Health minister vows to make Aids a top priority
    Health minister vows to make Aids a top priority
    South Africa's new Health Minister, Barbara Hogan, vowed on Thursday to make Aids a top priority after years of controversy over her predecessor's...
    Turning 60, Israelis feel pride, Palestinians pain
    Turning 60, Israelis feel pride, Palestinians pain
    Like the state of Israel, Akram al-Shamali and Moshe Feist both turn 60 this year. But that's about where the similarities end.
    Sick Gazans die in 'avoidable tragedies'
    Sick Gazans die in 'avoidable tragedies'
    Israel has turned away more sick Palestinians from Gaza seeking treatment since Hamas seized control of the enclave and several have died each...
    Israeli women soldiers recount army trauma in film
    Israeli women soldiers recount army trauma in film
    One posed for a photo as she scrubbed a Palestinian corpse. Another stripped a man to his underwear and then beat him. A third helped cover up the...