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Cape plan: internet for all, and cut holidays

The Western Cape cabinet and business put their heads together yesterday to determine what the missing ingredients in the economy constraining job-fuelled growth were, and agreed that there was a need to…

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The big pinch at the pump

LAST night’s petrol price hike, the highest yet in SA, will be devastating to struggling consumers, producers and businesses.  Customers will immediately feel the pinch when they fill up from today, but…

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Western Cape readies partnership board

The board and the new chairman of the recently established Western Cape Economic Development Partnership, which will seek an economic vision for the opposition-ruled province, will be announced today. It is expected…

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Tough conditions close Cape businesses

Tough trading conditions and high running costs have led to scores of businesses in Cape Town closing down in the past 18 months. Michael Bagraim, president of the Cape Chamber of Commerce…

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