Power cuts take a toll on poultry industry

The poultry sector, which is yet to fully heal from pandemic-caused wounds, is now taking a fresh beating from persistent power outages. Business Day TV caught up with Izaak Breitenbach, Head of the SA Poultry Association's broiler board for more detail.
18 Jan 11AM English South Africa Business · Business News

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Construction activity declines in the fourth quarter

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Back in 2018 Gwede Mantashe was appointed South Africa's Minister of Mineral Resources and Energy, fast-forward to 2019 he had grand promises for the mining sector but has failed to deliver on exploration targets. Business Day TV spoke to Grant Mitchell, Head of the Junior and Emerging Miners Desk at…
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