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Eskom board faces massive clean-up job

Although auditors have cautioned the new board on its financial health, the newly appointed board is positive that it can turn things around

Richemont earnings growth ebbs on Chinese market slowdown

Richemont's full year earnings have slowed in comparison with the last three years, as the Chinese government cracked down on spending by officials.

Shoprite looks for growth outside SA amid sluggish first-half profit

Shoprite says it does not expect any improvement on its first-half profit increased by 7.4%.

Nedbank profit beats expectations

Nedbank Group reported a full-year profit that was higher than expected as revenue increased and bad debt growth slowed down.

Barclays South Africa profit climbs 20% as credit impairments drop

The bank's net income has risen to R12-billion from R10-billion last year.

Barclays Bank of Kenya full-year profit declines on bad loans

In its full-year results, the Bank of Kenya said profit had declined by 13% on bad debt.

Sasol set to post strong earnings growth for 2014

Higher oil and chemical prices, favourable currency swings and the weaker rand will increase earnings, says Sasol.

Insurance group MMI profit increases 12% on policy sales

MMI Holdings, South Africa’s third-largest insurer, said fiscal full-year profit climbed 12% after selling more policies and integrating units.

Sasol’s full-year earnings increase by 25%

Sasol, the world’s biggest coal-to-gasoline producer, says full-year profit climbed 25% after production at its synfuels division increased.

Sanlam sees profits rise on emerging market expansion

Sanlam, the largest South Africa-based insurer, said first-half profit rose 36% after expanding in emerging markets and developing new products.

MTN sees 22% profit jump

MTN Group, Africa’s largest wireless operator, said first-half profit rose 22%, exceeding estimates, after subscriber numbers increased.

Attention: SABC deficit disorder

SABC spokesperson Kaizer Kganyago denied a R700-millon figure but said: "We are not prepared to engage further on this matter."

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