Business

July 22, 2016

These are SA’s growth areas of the future

The IDC has identified creative industries as an important focus area for growth, writes Christina Kennedy.
July 22, 2016

Cash in transit: one of the biggest issues in SA

As crime-fighting efforts over the past decade have decreased, heists have been on the rise again
July 20, 2016

Free State farmers reject gas exploration

According to government, Free State farmers might be sitting on a gold mine of a different nature: 23 billion cubic feet of gas.
July 19, 2016

SA poverty lines rise faster than inflation

Stats SA reports that poverty is rising by more than double the inflation rate.
July 19, 2016

UIF has R99bn surplus in its back pocket

An enormous accumulated surplus of R99 billion is lying unused in the Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF).
July 17, 2016

SA must support rivals to big business

Researchers say competition laws must be amended to fund risky businesses and support rivalry.
July 17, 2016

Shocking short cuts by construction companies revealed

South Africa’s building-industry code could be set for major changes following damning evidence of a cowboy culture and unprofessional practices.
July 17, 2016

Pravin Gordhan: Destroy tax havens

The world’s tax havens and secrecy jurisdictions should have been closed down en masse “yesterday”, according to Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan.
July 17, 2016

JSE moves to suspend Oakbay

The majority Gupta-owned Oakbay Resources & Energy is facing suspension from the JSE after failing to secure a sponsor.
July 18, 2016

Black professionals earn significantly less than whites

Black professionals still earn significantly less than their white counterparts, according to research conducted by Analytico, a company that analyses earnings data in the private sector.
July 17, 2016

Zim miner to spend R1bn on expansion

Metallon Corporation is planning to spend as much as $70 million (R1 billion) this year to grow annual gold output fivefold to 500 000 ounces by 2019.
July 17, 2016

Friends & Friction: Africa will be green again – but after the fire

Disintegration happens over time, often when no one is looking and when those who’ve been entrusted with responsibility no longer nurture the bonds that hold everything together.
July 14, 2016

FSB brawl escalates while Liberty gets drawn in

The legal battle of the Financial Services Board (FSB) with its own deputy registrar of pension funds, Rosemary Hunter, is escalating, and financial services group Liberty is getting drawn into the fray.
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July 17 2016