Business

July 23, 2017

‘Break up wasteful Eskom’

Embattled power utility Eskom should be broken up and unbundled as it is wasting money.
July 23, 2017

Eskom faces rising surplus or plant closures

Eskom’s local power surplus is set to rise as it brings on more generation capacity at a time when local demand for energy has dropped to an 11-year low.
July 23, 2017

AB InBev to spend $310m in Africa

Brewer is eyeing projects in Ghana, Zambia and Nigeria, and increasing output at its two biggest plants in SA.
July 23, 2017

How to find a legitimate charity to support

Supporting a charity – perhaps even on a regular basis – may be top of mind following Mandela Day, particularly if you did your 67 minutes and enjoyed the experience of giving back.
July 23, 2017

Winning Women: Adding expertise for businesses

Mention the word ‘Rothschild’, and images of wealth and power, vested in a centuries-old European banking family dynasty, come to mind.
July 23, 2017

SA leaders are a big impediment to economic change

The political party that is going to deliver true democracy in this country is yet to be formed, says the BMF’s Busi Mavuso.
July 23, 2017

Friends & Friction: The rise of the robots may not be a bad thing

Someday, a robot will write this column.
July 23, 2017

The myths and truth about forex trading

It’s a practice that’s taken on mythic proportions and is believed to be a way to get rich quickly, but know your facts, writes Maya Fisher-French.
July 23, 2017

Will we see change in laws governing the time share industry?

There has been little regulation of the sector – despite the introduction of the Consumer Protection Act – as most legislation relating to the industry is outdated.
July 23, 2017

The business of water

The resource may fall from the sky, but when it comes to harnessing its economic power, we have ­challenges to overcome, writes Gayle Edmunds.
July 23, 2017

We must act now to turn the drought crisis around

South Africa is in the middle of a water crisis. You would assume that, after repeated warnings over the past few years by industry stakeholders, we would have changed our attitudes.
July 23, 2017

Nersa fights constitutional court appeal

The National Energy Regulator of SA (Nersa) is opposing an application for leave to appeal filed with the Constitutional Court by five companies in Port Elizabeth.
July 23, 2017

It’s all about the money

The acid mine drainage crisis is going to cost someone a lot of money, but probably not the people who caused it.
July 23, 2017

‘Government not serious about economy’

Government is not serious about addressing the country’s economic crisis and its actions clearly demonstrate this.
July 23, 2017

Legislation is not always the answer

Aspects of the Liquor Amendment Bill need further interrogation as they may have negative consequences.
July 20, 2017

Need to give your business the edge? Try using new technology

3D printing and online instruction resources are some of the ways in which entrepreneurs are using new emergent and disruptive technology to help boost the bottom line.
July 19, 2017

Eskom’s great results, Gupta-linked admissions and action against CEO

The announcement of Eskom’s annual results included some impressive improvements, startling admissions over R500 million in payments to a Gupta-linked company and the disciplining of its suspended chief executive.
July 17, 2017

Mining Charter still getting it wrong

The new mining charter is not even trying to fix fundamental problems with the original document negotiated 15 years ago, say activists, lawyers and economists.
July 17, 2017

Lily Mine tragedy: Long wait for the truth

Lily Gold Mine tragedy: Family members of missing mine workers still don’t have answers.
July 17, 2017

How digital is empowering an education system in crisis

With consistently poor matric results and ongoing conflict at universities around the country, South African education is clearly in crisis.
July 16, 2017

Pityana wants Khoza to lead

Save SA leader and AngloGold Ashanti chairperson Sipho Pityana has publicly endorsed ANC MP Makhosi Khoza to be the country’s next president.
July 17, 2017

Zuma corrupt and ministers don’t do their jobs – Manuel

Former finance minister Trevor Manuel has accused President Jacob Zuma of being “corrupt and incapable” of leading the country.
July 17, 2017

Exposure is everything

Being one of the best commercial law brains in the country, it’s easy to see why Peter Tshisevhe has a good chance of plotting the change the legal sector desperately needs
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July 23 2017