October 24, 2016

IDC to give R4.5bn to boost youth entrepreneurship

The Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) will be making available R4.5 billion over the next three years to help tackle the “ticking time bomb” that is youth unemployment.
October 23, 2016

Gordhan to play it safe in mini budget

"While there is a global push to ease fiscal policy, especially through tax reductions, Treasury’s disposition is one in which higher taxes are firmly on the table"
October 23, 2016

French have nuclear edge

Eskom’s long-standing relationship with French energy company may rain on the Russians’ parade
October 23, 2016

Ethiopia wants more business from SA

Ethiopia’s drive to attract more South African investment is being hampered by a government that still distrusts business and a population wary of foreign domination.
October 23, 2016

Big cash for burgers, doughnuts and ice cream

More than 10 000 jobs could be created as fast food outlets continue to grow in SA
October 23, 2016

Numsa moves to bankrupt Cosatu

The National Union of Metalworkers of SA (Numsa) has threatened to counter sue its old federation, Cosatu, into liquidation.
October 23, 2016

Eskom boss: Let Treasury pay for green power

Power utility wants out of ‘costly’ public-private power purchase deals – at taxpayers’ expense
October 23, 2016

Reserve Bank not the engine of growth – Kganyago

Lesetja Kganyago, the governor of the SA Reserve Bank, has refused to be drawn into the debate about whether the bank’s mandate should be extended to include targeting economic growth.
October 23, 2016

Bidders gear up for liquid gas power plant

Bidding for government’s 2 000 megawatt liquid gas power plant at Richards Bay, announced last week as part of a R50 billion plan to boost South Africa’s gas industry, is set to begin next August.
October 23, 2016

Politics is killing the Rand

Threatening the independence of Treasury and Sars puts off investors, writes Mkhululi Nqabeni
October 23, 2016

Coega IDZ gas station gets the thumbs up

Nelson Mandela Bay Mayor Athol Trollip has applauded the announcement of Coega Industrial Development Zone (IDZ) as one of the locations for a gas-to-power station and says this will create much-needed jobs in the region.
October 23, 2016

Land reform goes private

New funding initiative could revive failed programmes such as Mamahlola
October 23, 2016

Opinion: Minority privilege is unsustainable

What does it mean to be a young black female entrepreneur? I am responding to the question as an operator in the independent energy-generation sector.
October 23, 2016

Friends & Friction: It’s time to put our children first

It’s time we changed the way we treat our young. Let’s put them first, and give them skills to become good citizens, writes Muzi Kuzwayo
October 22, 2016

Creating the mine of the future

While coal would remain at the core of Exxaro for the immediate future, the company’s chief executive Mxolisi Mgojo said the company was still working on the right strategy to ensure it remained relevant in the future.
October 19, 2016

Inflation is breaking the poor – and interest rates could rise too

Inflation in September was once again higher than the official target range of 3% to 6%, making it very likely that the South African Reserve Bank will raise interest rates next month.
October 18, 2016

Friends & Friction: Discontent is better than a fool’s paradise

These days, it seems, everything that we do and eat is wrong.
October 17, 2016

CEO Howa quits Gupta company as pressure mounts

The pressure and the publicity around Oakbay Investments appears to have had a telling effect on the company’s chief executive Nazeem Howa, who resigned with immediate effect today due to his “poor health”.
October 16, 2016

The war of the chickens

Government needs to take a much tougher stance in trade negotiations if SA’s chicken industry is to survive, writes Kevin Lovell.
October 16, 2016

Only the colour of cash matters

Several trade unions and many protesting #FeesMustFall students have directed their anger at the wrong targets in the past week.
October 16, 2016

Gordhan will stand his ground

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan has vowed to fight the fraud charges laid against him and use the same spirit to convince credit rating agencies in the coming weeks.
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October 23 2016