Business

August 25, 2016

Unmanned weapons threaten global security

‘Do we want to live in a world where robots have the power of life and death over humans?’
August 24, 2016

SAA plunged into crisis as another board member resigns

The chair of South African Airways’ audit and risk committee, and one of only three remaining non-executive directors, has resigned because the airline seems destined for liquidation.
August 24, 2016

Don’t keep us in the dark about Eskom

Government needs to provide clear direction following Eskom’s halted power contracts, writes Sisa Njikelana.
August 23, 2016

Chinese car maker inks R11bn deal with Coega

A state-owned car manufacturer based in China concluded a deal on Friday to invest R11 billion in a new vehicle manufacturing plant near Port Elizabeth in the Eastern Cape.
August 22, 2016

Calling all entrepreneurs!

The Enterprise Academy at the Gordon Institute of Business Science is calling for delegates in the green economy and the home building industry to join them and up their business game.
August 22, 2016

Exxaro to spend R18.5bn to grow in Africa and Asia

Exxaro is spending R18.5 billion over the next five years to increase capacity to feed growing export markets in Africa and Asia, while diversifying its revenue from a near-stagnant home market.
August 21, 2016

Sugar tax could cause 60 000 job losses

The beverage industry is fighting the “discriminatory” soft drink tax proposed by Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan in his February budget, warning that if the 20% surcharge on sugar-sweetened beverages goes ahead, 60 000 jobs will be lost.
August 21, 2016

Nersa limps into another legal battle

The National Energy Regulator of SA (Nersa) will soon face another, more fundamental, legal challenge against the way it sets power tariffs in the country.
August 21, 2016

SA bank fees are not high – Tshabalala

Standard Bank CEO Sim Tshabalala this week talked up National Treasury’s initiative to involve corporate leaders in rapidly pushing for structural reforms to labour law and mining policy.
August 21, 2016

Gold windfall won’t stop sector’s decline

Harmony plans to ‘harvest’ and close two mines after depleting only the best ore, a move Amcu calls ‘typical capitalist brutality’.
August 21, 2016

Royal Bafokeng eyes new sectors

Holding company has a joint venture afoot for a fuel pipeline in Africa and acquired a 30% stake in Neotel earlier this year.
August 20, 2016

The woman imperative

Having women in top positions increases company profitability in Africa and globally, report shows.
August 20, 2016

Friends & Friction: Doping is a money game for capitalists

What makes the sports bubble unstable is the fact that capitalism depends on scarcity. When something is scarce, its value increases. So it will survive only if there are few sporting events and even fewer celebrated players.
August 18, 2016

SA, Zim import trade impasse

With bilateral talks set to resume again, Zimbabwe makes transport demands and SA disputes surcharges.
August 17, 2016

Eskom’s green gaffe

Eskom is battling a backlash after ­asking energy minister for talks before committing to any new rounds of projects.
August 18, 2016

SA citrus farmers flock to Western Cape

Instead of vineyards, visitors to Robertson in the Western Cape might in future see orchards of mandarin and other citrus fruit.
August 7, 2016

Second time lucky for new Anglo Coal CEO

Newly appointed CEO at Anglo Coal SA spoke to City Press about empowerment, community and processing metal.
August 16, 2016

SAA’s woes the result of poor leadership

Our national carrier could fly high if it wasn’t thwarted constantly by dubious agendas at the top, writes Wayne Duvenage.
August 15, 2016

Stimpel set to resume SAA battle

Suspended SAA treasurer Cynthia Stimpel resumes her battle against the state-owned carrier at an internal hearing this week, where she is being accused of insolence.
August 14, 2016

SAA told to pay up, or stop flying

Beleaguered national airline SAA has to come up with financial assurances soon, lest its licence is revoked and its aircraft grounded.
August 14, 2016

Fresh protests shut Rio’s Richards Bay mine

Mining giant Rio Tinto’s troubled subsidiary, Richards Bay Minerals (RBM), closed on Friday after fresh protests by the KwaMbonambi community in the wake of the assassination of a local youth leader and his cousin two weeks ago.
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August 21 2016