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Serena Chaudhry

Serena Chaudhry

    Absa sees muted growth in 2010, impairments to slow
    Absa sees muted growth in 2010, impairments to slow
    Absa expects impairments to slow in 2010 and forecast muted growth as the economy recovers from recession and pressure on credit-squeezed consumers...
    Foreign investment in SA to rise in 2010
    Foreign investment in SA to rise in 2010
    The JSE expects a strong 2010 as foreigners continue to invest confidence in Africa's biggest economy ahead of the Soccer World Cup and market...
    Botswana's Khama wins new term
    Botswana's Khama wins new term
    Botswana's President Ian Khama secured a new five-year term, extending his rule over the world's largest diamond producer, after his governing BDP...
    Botswana votes, Khama seen retaining power
    Botswana votes, Khama seen retaining power
    Botswana held a general election on Friday which is widely expected to see Ian Khama retain power as president while facing rising discontent as a...
    Botswana poll marked by discontent over economy
    Botswana poll marked by discontent over economy
    Voting started on Friday in Botswana's election which is expected to see President Ian Khama remain in power despite rising discontent over the...
    Metropolitan sees inflation threat
    Metropolitan sees inflation threat
    South African insurer Metropolitan Holdings warned a further deterioration in food and transport inflation could curtail new business after on...
    Liberty swings to first-half headline loss
    Liberty swings to first-half headline loss
    South Africa's second-biggest insurer, Liberty Holdings, swung to a first-half loss after rising policy lapses hit its life unit, the company said...
    Mr Price profit up by 16%
    Mr Price profit up by 16%
    Fashion and home goods retailer Mr Price said profit per share for the year to end-March rose 16% and it expected to gain market share as shoppers...
    SA private equity remains active despite crisis
    SA private equity remains active despite crisis
    Private equity investors are continuing to invest in South Africa despite a global credit crunch, with the manufacturing and construction sectors...
    Jobs scarce abroad, but South Africans move away
    Jobs scarce abroad, but South Africans move away
    Advertising executive Penny Holt loves her native South Africa but power cuts, a murky political climate and widespread violent crime made her...
    Rand Merchant Bank seeks growth in Nigeria
    Rand Merchant Bank seeks growth in Nigeria
    South African investment banking and asset management group Rand Merchant Bank will seek to grow into East and West Africa and is in exploratory...
    SADC urges rapid Zim poll result
    SADC urges rapid Zim poll result
    Southern African leaders called on Sunday for the rapid release of results from Zimbabwe's election after a two-week delay that has raised fears of...