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June vehicle sales down 13% from last year

Total new vehicle sales for June fell by 13,3 percent from the figure for the same month last year -- or from 32379 to 28374 units -- the National Association of Automobile Manufacturers of SA said on Tuesday.

Harmony, NUM try and hammer out agreement

South Africa's gold producer Harmony Gold and union officials met on Monday to seek an end to a strike at Randfontein gold mine which entered its second full day, a union official said.

Rand opens steady in early thin trade

South Africa's rand opened steady versus the US dollar on Tuesday after it was sold off in overnight trade in New York, traders said. The rand was traded at R10,27/dollar at 0655 GMT after trading at R10,342/dollar in late Johannesburg trade on Monday.

Slim South African stocks seep lower at start

South African shares ebbed at the start of trade on Monday in dealings that were dampened by a market holiday in Britain and an Earth Summit at home.

Economy has not yet felt Aids impact

The HIV-Aids epidemic has yet to make its full impact on the South African economy and productivity, according to the Medical Research Council's (MRC) Dr Debbie Bradshaw.

Crunch time for Microsoft

The European Commission stepped closer to imposing -million a day fines on Microsoft on Monday when it gave the software group eight days to comply with sanctions imposed last year. Neelie Kroes, competition commissioner, said in Madrid: ''The deadline is the end of this month and if it's not met then it's the end of the game.''

Koeberg’s two faces

Eskom takes Eddie Koch on a tour to prove that Koeberg os perfectly safe ...