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Your guide to surviving 2019

Here’s our round-up of the outlook for electricity, taxes, fuel, wages and the economy

OPEC meets as Trump calls for oil taps to be kept on

​OPEC members and other oil-producing countries gather in Vienna on Thursday to discuss cutting output to prop up prices

Qatar to quit Saudi-dominated OPEC in 2019

The decision was 'technical and strategic' and had 'nothing to do with the 'blockade', says Energy Minister Saad al-Kaabi

Business interruption due to a breach is top cyber risk concern: Aon Global Cyber Benchmarking Report

The petrol price could drop by about R1.50 a litre, if not more, in December

Europe’s energy giants reap benefits of oil price surge

Rising oil prices can push up inflation, but first, they translate into rising revenues and profits for energy majors and producer nations

Saudi tensions could increase SA fuel prices

A rapid price hike will result in South Africans paying more for food and transport.

Oil futures slump as Opec keeps pumping

Oil's recovery from a six-year low has slowed amid speculation that global production will expand as prices rebound, prolonging a surplus.

Mid-East oil urge surges as US shale pales

Opec crude oil output has risen to its highest level in almost four years but the US shale boom is showing signs of slowing.

Sasol takes stock of oil price crash

The energy firm's largest investment in the United States is likely to be in jeopardy if the current conditions prevail.

Opec creates global shock waves

The oil cartel believed it could help production. Instead, it ended up hurting itself, energy stocks, commodities and other economies.

Indonesian fuel hike under certain conditions

Indonesia's parliament voted on Saturday to give the government authority to raise subsidised fuel prices under certain conditions.

Oil price on a high

Oil price soars as Iran, Opec's second-highest producer, halts exports to British and French companies.

Latest

Stranded commuters say Ramaphosa’s rail promises ring hollow

Cape Town’s largest passenger rail line has been closed for months, hitting people’s pockets and adding to road traffic congestion

Focus on FW de Klerk distracted attention from the troubling state of the nation

Some political analysts say President Cyril Ramaphosa is taking too long to mend the country, others says it is the ANC itself that must be fixed

Eastern Cape MEC orders graft investigation after two workers killed at troubled district municipality

The killing of two council workers at the Amathole district municipality appears to be linked to tender fraud and corruption

Press Releases

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs

Looking inwards

Businesses are finding tangible ways to give back – but only because consumers demand it