Business

August 16, 2017

Chinese ambassador, editors, push for closer media cooperation with Africa

The media in African countries needs to partner with its counterpart in the People’s Republic of China to “offer guidance to public opinion” on the Asian superpower’s real relationship with the continent
August 13, 2017

Eskom probes ‘tender rig’ leak

Following last week’s article in City Press about cleaning tenders at Eskom allegedly being rigged, Monde Bala, the head of Eskom in KwaZulu-Natal, has launched a probe into who leaked the information.
August 13, 2017

‘Donate Gupta money’

As it finally acts, KPMG urged to give away money that was earned from contaminated relations with the controversial family.
August 13, 2017

Royal Bafokeng gives oil and gas a boost in Saldanha Bay

African community investment company Royal Bafokeng Holdings is involved in two oil and gas projects in Saldanha Bay in the Western Cape that could result in a total outlay of just more than R4 billion.
August 13, 2017

UK-Africa trade will be even better after Brexit

Throughout my visit to South Africa and Namibia last month, I was struck by the bonds that link the UK and the southern African region.
August 13, 2017

Barclays Africa CEO joins the Group of Thirty

Barclays Africa CEO Maria Ramos has accepted an invitation to become a member of the prestigious Group of Thirty (G30).
August 13, 2017

Capitalworks to buy sovereign

Prudential Investment Managers is one of the major investors backing an offer for Sovereign Foods from private equity firm Capitalworks.
August 14, 2017

State to focus on LPG proposals that cut gas costs

The government will give priority to the proposals contained in the Competition Commission’s report on the liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) market that would have the best impact on lowering the cost of gas and improving market access in the sector.
August 14, 2017

Disused Secunda gold mines become zama zama hot spot

Illegal mining continues apace and stakeholders should consider solutions to prevent the negative impacts of this desperate activity.
August 14, 2017

Coining it with bitcoin

The Bitcoin crypto currency is proving to be increasingly popular, but there are a lot of people who remain reluctant to use it.
August 14, 2017

The business of shopping for Khayelitsha

Grocery shopping may get cheaper thanks to a new venture that helps people buy in bulk.
August 14, 2017

Nafcoc slams Chinese ‘arrogance’

Procurement problems, language differences and allegations of domination by the Chinese are hampering the construction of the motor plant.
August 14, 2017

Treasury boss mooted for Brics Bank

Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba will nominate a National Treasury official to head the African Regional Centre (ARC) of the New Development Bank (NDB), better known as the Brics Bank.
August 14, 2017

Friends & Friction: To succeed, we must look out for each other

Anyone who had to walk to school has a story to tell about that 12-year-long journey.
August 14, 2017

Making tobacco respectable?

iQOS, a device that heats custom-made cigarettes, might be legal to ‘smoke’ indoors, thanks to a regulatory loophole in SA’s laws.
August 14, 2017

Lonmin gives in to Amcu at Marikana

After four years of trying, the Association of Mining and Construction Union (Amcu) has finally succeeded in getting minority unions derecognised at Lonmin and stripped of their already limited organisational rights.
August 11, 2017

Brenner fined R12m for price-fixing, agrees to provide evidence against others

The Competition Tribunal has imposed a R12 million administrative penalty on maize producer Brenner Mills for being part of a maize meal price fixing cartel that colluded over almost eight years.
August 11, 2017

Changes were ‘in line with Brics Bank practice’, not against Mboweni: Treasury

National Treasury director-general Dondo Mogajane has replaced former Reserve Bank governor Tito Mboweni as a non-executive director of the Brics New Development Bank.
August 6, 2017

Winning Women: Cracking the HIV code

One of the happiest moments for Dr Glenda Gray, in a life packed with awards and plaudits for her research and extraordinary courage, came recently when a mother showed her a picture of her 21-year-old child, and said: “He is alive.”.
August 7, 2017

Sunrise Energy’s R1bn LPG import terminal eyes expansions

South Africa’s biggest liquid petroleum gas import facility, Sunrise Energy, is eyeing two more expansions after today officially launching its first phase today.
August 6, 2017

Were Eskom cleaning contracts rigged?

Contracts worth millions of rands awarded by power utility Eskom in KwaZulu-Natal have been questioned by insiders and losing bidders.
August 6, 2017

Why firms are hoarding R1.4tn

With the recession and political uncertainty fuelling such reserves comes the need to incentivise such companies.
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August 13 2017