Business

March 26, 2017

Eskom boss blames board for B2B fiasco

Eskom’s acting CEO, Matshela Koko, says he is not responsible for R310.8 million in irregular expenditure that was incurred by the power utility on an unapproved project.
March 26, 2017

Manyi snubbed, then huffs

Progressive Professionals Forum (PPF) president Mzwanele Manyi may have resigned from his position as head of policy at the Black Business Council (BBC) because of the outcome of a meeting with National Treasury earlier this month.
March 26, 2017

Workforce in a labour policy sweet spot

The government has been good to Workforce Holdings, one of few labour brokers listed on the JSE.
March 26, 2017

Fruit and veg cartel allegation is 'ludicrous'

Major fresh-produce market agents this week lashed out in response to accusations that they were operating a cartel to push out small competitors and fix the commissions they charged South Africa’s farmers.
March 26, 2017

SA suspends imports after Brazilian ‘weak flesh’ scandal

The two largest Brazilian meat companies implicated in the country’s so-called weak flesh scandal both export chicken meat to South Africa.
March 26, 2017

Friends & Friction: Win some, lose some – but keep the passion

It happened to the silky soul singer Marvin Gaye, and now it is happening to Western Cape Premier Helen Zille.
March 26, 2017

Are vitamins a waste of money?

Every year, billions of rands are spent on vitamins as many South Africans desperately consume them, hoping that their purported benefits lead them to better health and vitality.
March 26, 2017

Tobacco giant's workers' mental health goes up in smoke

After being hijacked several times, traumatised employees are having to cope on their own, writes Steve Kretzmann.
March 26, 2017

Credit ombud rakes in millions for consumers

Are you unhappy with your credit provider? Have you been given more debt than you can afford to pay back? Help is at hand, and it’s just an SMS away.
March 26, 2017

Women will boost the economy

Lerato Motsamai started Petrolink, and then Girlignite to empower girls in poor communities, both in spite of financial difficulties, writes Penelope Shandlale.
March 26, 2017

A fairy tale success story

Sacks Packaging’s floor in Mobeni, south of Durban, is a constant hive of activity, where different types of paper bags, used in everything from cement to sugar packaging, are made.
March 26, 2017

Mama Money spreads its wings

Two-year-old financial technology company Mama Money is set to expand its business on the continent when it opens operations in Mozambique, Malawi and Kenya next month.
March 26, 2017

A passion for creating jobs

With two busy seaports, a huge potential workforce and amazing possibilities for entrepreneurs, KwaZulu-Natal is open for business. Yvonne Grimbeek speaks to the Industrial Development Corporation’s Pat Moodley about their work in the province.
March 26, 2017

Empowerment you can bank on

Banks are doing more for transformation than you may think, write Khulekani Mathe and Yacoob Abba Omar.
March 26, 2017

Mteto to run the rule over Altron's fortunes

After more than half a century as a family business, the ailing company has reached out to an outsider to turn it around and focus on its future.
March 26, 2017

The fight against nuclear

Various local organisations are pulling together in a bid to stop Eskom from building a nuclear reactor close to a sleepy Eastern Cape town.
March 26, 2017

A company by any other name...

Brands up for grabs as Pretoria businessman registers scores of ­companies with same or similar names to those that already exist.
March 19, 2017

Winning Women: Banking on home loans

Funeka Montjane has not only broken through the glass ceiling at Standard Bank SA’s massively glassed, ultramodern head office in Rosebank, Johannesburg – she’s simultaneously smashed all the stereotypes about women in business.
March 24, 2017

Science graduate inspires youth

Karoo high school wins medals in Young Scientists competition.
March 22, 2017

UK solar fund looks to SA investors

UK-based Foresight Solar Fund is looking to raise about R500 million from local investors as part of a £50 million (R796 million) capital raise.
March 22, 2017

‘New blood in old veins’

Bringing new blood into old veins. This is the slogan Johannesburg property mogul Ralebala “Rali” Mampeule stands by and uses as a compass to stamp his influence on an industry that he admits is largely untransformed.
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March 26 2017