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Chinese pledge R660bn to SA, Africa development

China pledged US$50bn (R660bn) towards industrialisation projects in South Africa and the rest of the African continent on Tuesday, ahead of its upcoming Forum on China-Africa Cooperation. The pledge was announced during a courtesy visit by Zhang Xiangchen, vice minister

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Samsung pumps R210m into SA TV plant

Samsung Electronics has announced plans to open a television manufacturing plant at the Dube TradePort north of Durban by the end of the year. The company will invest US$20m (about R210m) in the facility between now and 2018

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‘No heroes’ in consumer commission saga

The department of trade & industry violated the operational independence of the head of the National Consumer Commission, public protector Thuli Madonsela said on Wednesday. “The signed shareholder compact between the commission and the department indicates that the commissioner

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Mohlala-Mulaudzi headed to court over axing

The National Consumer Commission head is taking the trade & industry department to court after claiming she was effectively dismissed when her position was advertised. Mamodupi Mohlala-Mulaudzi claimed she only learnt of her contract’s termination