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Thu, 30 Mar 2017
Ford recalls Ford Fiesta ST models

http://www.timeslive.co.za/local/2017/03/29/Ford-recalls-Ford-Fiesta-ST-models1

Days after Ford SA CEO Jeffery Nemeth was summoned to the vehicle manufacturer’s headquarters in the US‚ the multinational has recalled 1 078 Ford Fiesta ST models in South Africa.

The safety recall affects models manufactured between September 2012 and December 2014.

“In the affected vehicles‚ a lack of coolant circulation could cause an engine to overheat‚ resulting in a crack in the cylinder head. A cracked cylinder head can result in a pressurised oil leak. Oil that comes into contact with a hot engine surface increases the risk of a fire in the engine compartment‚R...

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Thu, 30 Mar 2017
Uncle Kathy’s emotional send-off

http://www.news24.com/SouthAfrica/News/uncle-kathys-emotional-send-off-20170329

Johannesburg – Stern words, standing ovations, and raw emotions dominated the final send-off for ANC veteran Ahmed Kathrada on Wednesday.

Friends, family, dignitaries, activists and struggle v...

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Thu, 23 Mar 2017
MTN appoints Rob Shuter as CEO following earnings loss

South Africa’s MTN Group has appointed Rob Shuter as chief execut...

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Thu, 16 Mar 2017
Fall in mining and manufacturing shrinks South Africa’s economic growth...

South Africa’s economy contracted to 0.3 percent in the last quarter of 2016, due to a fall in mining and manufacturing production.

According to the country’s statistics office, the shrinkage in the two key sectors of the economy pulled growth into negative territory.

Figures from the agency indicate, the mining industry’s 11.5 percent drop in production was the main contributor to the economy’s slowdown, brought about by a fall in production of coal, gold and other metal ores, such as platinum and iron ore. While manufacturing dropped by 3.1 percent.

Overall, the economy grew by 0.3 percent last year compared to 1.5 percent in 2015.

Africa’s ...

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