Business

June 22, 2017

Active citizenry is required for radical economic transformation - Ramaphosa

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa says all South Africans must be active and enthusiastic participants in the economic transformation of the country and approach the project with the same fervor they had for the initial transition to democracy.
June 19, 2017

Legal firms ripping off state - Ngoepe

Most of the R1bn government has spent on legal services in the past year was never acted upon.
June 20, 2017

How an SA beer company hopped into the big league

The development trajectory of South African born brewer SABMiller peaked with the 2016 $104 billion merger with Anheuser-Busch InBev. Behind it lies an extraordinary journey.
June 20, 2017

Corrupt state owned enterprises lie at the heart of South Africa's economic woes

Reforming South Africa’s state owned enterprises should start with greater accountability and financial responsibility.
June 18, 2017

Zwane drops a Mining Charter bomb

The new document is riddled with controversial clauses, radical changes and claims of near-zero consultation, making legal action inevitable.
June 18, 2017

Gigaba goes into overdrive

The latest credit rating downgrade by Moody’s and announcement of an official recession have triggered a long list of interventions to be spearheaded by Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba.
June 19, 2017

Friends and Friction: Mind your business, not the hype

Stop believing media analysts. The Helen Zille Twitter scandal will not affect black DA supporters, just as the so-called Zupta scandals have failed to unseat President Jacob Zuma.
June 18, 2017

Small traders feel the pressure

The information age will undoubtedly change the way informal retailers do business, writes Thebogo Khaas.
June 18, 2017

The new business of business is fighting state capture

Big business in the country should focus its efforts on fighting state capture and political parties should disclose their sources of funding, said newly appointed CEO of Business Leadership SA Bonang Mohale
June 18, 2017

PPF vows to head to court to challenge Fica

The Progressive Professionals’ Forum (PPF) has promised to go to court to challenge the recent signing of the Financial Intelligence Centre Amendment Act (Fica) by Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba.
June 19, 2017

Mogajane gets the thumbs up

Following the appointment of Dondo Mogajane as Treasury director-general (DG), City Press cast about for some sentiment on his appointment. There was broad consensus from business groups who were happy
June 18, 2017

Can competition law fix SA’s drug (price) problem?

Just because medicine prices are regulated, does not mean they are fair or competitive.
June 18, 2017

Letter from fathers to the youth

This is a letter a father should be able to write to his child on Father’s Day in celebration of Youth Day, writes Maya Fisher-French.
June 18, 2017

Coega bucks the trend

Coega has reported a double-digit growth in new investment in the year under review, resulting in it being lauded as the “best investment destination in Africa”.
June 18, 2017

A true servant of the people

Meticulous and soft-spoken, yet stern and religious – these are some of the words used to describe retired Judge Bernard Ngoepe, who is currently serving as South Africa’s first tax ombudsman.
June 18, 2017

New exchange to target township economy

Investors may get the opportunity to invest in a third South African stock exchange following the launch of ZAR X, the country’s second after the JSE, earlier this year.
June 18, 2017

Eyes on second prize

New stock exchange claims the floodgates for new listings are opening, writes Dewald van Rensburg.
June 19, 2017

Profit Trading founder arrested

A Pietermaritzburg businessman who founded alleged Ponzi scheme Profit Trading was arrested by the Special Commercial Crimes Unit (SCCU) on allegations of fraud at a Sandton Hotel on Thursday night.
June 11, 2017

Could it be an extended recession?

Much depends on political developments and their impact on SA’s vulnerable credit ratings, say economists.
June 11, 2017

Eskom’s 20% uses ‘impossible’ assumptions

Eskom’s plans to ask for a 20% tariff increase for next year assumes higher economic growth than just about anyone expects – and assumes a physically impossible doubling of sales by renewable energy independent power producers (IPPs)
June 11, 2017

Thabo Dloti did the right thing when he resigned

Thabo Dloti’s resignation from Liberty shows his integrity as a good leader, writes Dudu Msomi.
June 11, 2017

Friends & Friction: How SA can avoid an inevitable revolution

‘Before a revolution happens,” wrote Rosa Luxemburg, “it is perceived as impossible. After it happens, it is seen as having been inevitable.”.
June 11, 2017

R11bn Coega investment in jeopardy

The completion deadline for South Africa’s largest motor investment in 40 years will most likely be missed following disagreements between small local businesses and the main contractor over the allocation of work.
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June 18 2017