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Robert Gumede, the billionaire businessman and chairman of technology group Gijima, has bought up just under half of Johannesburg’s Golden Lions Rugby Union. Gumede has joined forces with long-time family friend, businessman Ivor Ichikowitz

A decline in revenue was not enough to stop JSE-listed IT services group GijimaAst from reporting a 33% leap in normalised headline earnings per share in the six months to 31 December 2009. It has amassed R623m in cash and declared an interim maiden dividend of 2,5c/share. It’s a significant turnaround for an IT group that little more than five years ago was in dire financial straits