Diversification pays off for Tongaat – Business Day

Tongaat Hulett turned in record results for its value-added starch and glucose operations and its property development business, as core sugar output withered in severe drought conditions in KwaZulu-Natal and in poor growing conditions in Mozambique and Zimbabwe.  Dirk van Vlaanderen comments. view article

PPC downgrade warning hits stock – Business Day

PPC, SA’s biggest cement producer, warned on Monday of a credit rating downgrade and said it was in the advanced stages of a capital raising exercise for up to R4 billion. The capital raise would reduce current debt levels and fund existing investment projects. Gross group debt was set to rise to between R10 billion […]

Bank bid rough for Diamond – Business Times

Former Barclays plc CEO Bob Diamond and his business partners could have a hard time laying their hands on a sought-after stake in Barclays Africa. Jihad Jhaveri comments. view article

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