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Africa's free trade agreement: Curse or blessing?
Africa's free trade agreement: Curse or blessing?
The newly signed African free trade agreement is hailed as a huge step forward by some, but criticized as a mammoth project with little chance...
China accuses US of 'naked economic terrorism'
China accuses US of 'naked economic terrorism'
China accused the United States of "naked economic terrorism" on Thursday as Beijing ramps up the rhetoric in their trade war.
Asian markets plunge as Trump threatens to hike China tariffs
Asian markets plunge as Trump threatens to hike China tariffs
President Donald Trump sent Asian markets plunging on Monday after threatening to hike tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese goods at the end of the...
Nersa’s yes-no to Eskom
Nersa’s yes-no to Eskom
After being delayed by more than an hour by robust debate on what tariff increase should be given to Eskom, the National Energy Regulator of South...
Communities say Eskom tariff increase will make the cost of living unbearable
Communities say Eskom tariff increase will make the cost of living unbearable
Communities in Cape Town have made pleas to the National Energy Regulator of South Africa (Nersa) asking it to not grant Eskom annual tariff...
China sets retaliatory tariffs on $60bn in US goods
China sets retaliatory tariffs on $60bn in US goods
China on Tuesday announced tariffs on United States goods worth $60-billion in retaliation against President Donald Trump's decision to slap duties...
Sugar tariff hike satisfies no one
Sugar tariff hike satisfies no one
Tariff protections on sugar were increased last week but not everyone is thrilled by the decision, particularly industrial purchasers.
US suspends duty-free benefits for apparel from Rwanda
US suspends duty-free benefits for apparel from Rwanda
The United States on Monday suspended duty-free benefits for apparel from Rwanda due to tariffs imposed by the East African country on used...
EU's Juncker in last-ditch bid to end Trump trade war
EU's Juncker in last-ditch bid to end Trump trade war
European Commission (EU) head Jean-Claude Juncker heads to Washington on Wednesday in a last-ditch effort by Europe to cool nerves and find an...
Eskom forces consumers to shop around for alternatives
Eskom forces consumers to shop around for alternatives
Eskom may be the dominant provider of power, producing 90% of electricity in South Africa, but steep tariff hikes in recent years mean that...
Eskom: Switch off now or we'll load shed
Eskom: Switch off now or we'll load shed
Eskom has warned that anticipated demand for electricity far exceeds supply for Thursday night and that load shedding will kick in if consumers do...

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