Business

September 27, 2016

Dissatisfaction with the status quo is changing politics. Here's how

A growing sense of dissatisfaction with the current political status quo is causing a fundamental shift in global politics.
September 26, 2016

Lessons learnt, progress made

The National Home Builders' Registration Council is once again investing in emerging female entrepreneurs in the construction industry. It is enabling them to attend a business development programme at the Gordon Institute of Business Science in Johannesburg. City Press is profiling women who had completed the course as well as others attending one. Learning on the job is often the only way that women in construction can move upwards, but many who completed the NHBRC's Women Empowerment Programme learnt valuable lessons there and have made strides in reorganising their businesses, they told Sue Grant-Marshall
September 25, 2016

Spectrum auction postponed

The Independent Communications Authority of SA (Icasa) is trying to keep its controversial auction of prime radio frequency spectrum on track, despite the department of telecommunications and postal services’ court challenge.
September 25, 2016

Zimbabwe banking crisis

Zimbabwean companies face increasing problems in making international payments and getting their hands on foreign currency.
September 25, 2016

Steyn City sales slow to a trickle

While hype around the luxury residential estate has been waning, developers are adamant that the best is yet to come.
September 25, 2016

DBSA eyes Brics bank and diversification

The Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA), which largely funds municipal infrastructure, is on the fence about the New Development Bank planned by the Brics group of countries.
September 25, 2016

Bad stats confound sugar tax battle

Even the consultants producing the research that the soft drink industry has used in its campaign against the sugar tax don’t think the statistics are realistic.
September 25, 2016

Self-service raises job-loss fears

Pick n Pay is offering customers the chance to become their own cashiers, but will this make cashiers redundant?
September 25, 2016

Friends & Fiction: Victory over adversity offers us a ray of hope

Stutterheim is a small town past Queenstown on your way to East London. I have driven through it many times, but its image refuses to stay in my mind
September 25, 2016

No end to mine workers’ compensation woes

The regulations governing mining in South Africa are in desperate need of revision. This was brought to the fore again last week with the deaths and arrests of “zama-zama” artisanal mine workers and was underlined by word that government is seriously
September 25, 2016

Acsa’s BEE partners head to court

Two of the empowerment partners of Airports Company South Africa are heading to court because they claim the parastatal is holding them “economically hostage”.
September 25, 2016

Zuma's nephews' coal licences under fire

A company with links to relatives of President Jacob Zuma has been dragged to court over protected land.
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September 25 2016