Business

October 19, 2017

Transnet contracts, exposed in #Guptaleaks, to feature in FBI probe

Transnet’s contracts with Swiss crane manufacturer Liebherr and China South Rail is set to star in the FBI Gupta investigation.
October 19, 2017

Zwane allegedly targets Royal Bafokeng mines for cutting off Gupta company

Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane has allegedly made another astonishing intervention to protect the Gupta family’s business interests in the mining sector.
October 18, 2017

Dudu Myeni axed as SAA chair

President Jacob Zuma’s close ally Dudu Myeni has been removed as chairperson of ailing parastatal SAA.
October 18, 2017

BEE has entered a new phase. Now industrialists must ‘find deep roots’

Direct ownership of companies and active involvement in strategic decision-making are crucial if genuine economic transformation is to become a reality.
October 15, 2017

Exxaro BEE battle

A faction in one of the mining firm’s investor groups is taking legal action, citing misuse of dividends, on the eve of its historic payout.
October 15, 2017

Minister’s moment of truth

Finance minister’s medium-term budget will be his worst test yet, writes Justin Brown.
October 15, 2017

Three elephants in the room

Players in the nuclear sector are looking for funding for the proposed new build programme and policy certainty from the mini budget.
October 15, 2017

‘New BEE fronting schemes involve the use of trusts’

Businessman Sandile Zungu has warned that big corporates are using community trusts as a sophisticated new way of fronting in BEE deals.
October 15, 2017

The (costly) fat of the land

The rising price of fruit and vegetables and a lack of awareness about what is in our food are two of the culprits.
October 15, 2017

Gigaba’s flying solo

While no surprises are anticipated in the finance minister’s mini budget, he is expected to give realistic guidance on SA’s long-term growth.
October 15, 2017

Can gas save our economy?

Government is touting its gas-to-power programme as a way to revive growth and facilitate transformation.
October 15, 2017

Winning women: Wind talker

Brenda Martin, CEO of the SA Wind Energy Association, has spent over a decade focusing her own considerable energy on creating climate change awareness, writes Sue Grant-Marshall
October 15, 2017

Friends and Friction: If you sink into the minutiae, you’ll miss the boat

Your real job is to work yourself out of a job because, if you’re not moving forward, you’re actually reversing. There is no middle ground for still waters. They eventually get flushed out.
October 15, 2017

Thyspunt activists celebrate as Eskom abandons nuclear site

Anti-nuclear pressure group the Thyspunt Alliance has welcomed Eskom’s decision to build its proposed new nuclear reactor at Duynefontein, near Koeberg in Cape Town, instead of the originally preferred site at St Francis Bay, about 70km from Port Eli
October 15, 2017

Battery pilot could power up 1 600 jobs

A new research pilot plant for manufacturing materials used in batteries could ultimately lead to the creation of 1 600 jobs.
October 15, 2017

Unblocking transformation

Boards need to understand the importance of appointing more black executives and women, before they are forced into doing so, says Sibongiseni Mbatha.
October 15, 2017

The land of milk and opportunity

Nyeleti Jeanet Rikhotso, the managing director of Middledrift Dairy, sees great potential in the future of the business.
October 15, 2017

Fresh Earth rising

Finding a niche of consumers who place quality above price has helped this baker to whip up profits and growth.
October 15, 2017

Luxury pet food takes a bigger bite out of the market

Fazielah Allie, the managing director and majority owner of K-9 Pet Foods, says the business was launched out of necessity two decades ago. She couldn’t find pet food that she considered healthy enough for her dogs, so she began cooking their food he
October 15, 2017

Seeding future entrepreneurs

Balancing job creation, opportunity and innovation in the agricultural sector is a challenge. Manoj Seonath, head of agroprocessing at the IDC, tells Gayle Edmunds how they are approaching it.
October 15, 2017

Inside labour: Petrol price rise fuels working class pain

Fuel prices went up again last week with hardly a whisper of comment.
October 13, 2017

Inquiry chair finalising terms of reference for KPMG probe

The chairperson of an independent inquiry investigating alleged misconduct by KPMG employees will clarify the terms of reference next week.
October 11, 2017

Bird flu outbreak could lead to job losses – Gauteng MEC

Gauteng MEC for Economic Development, Agriculture and Rural Development Lebogang Maile has expressed concern about the effects on job security as a result of the avian influenza outbreak, commonly known as bird flu.
October 10, 2017

Black Business Council fumes over Eskom boss rotation, wants Dladla back

The Black Business Council is fuming over Eskom’s recent decision to rotate the post of chief executive among its executives until the position is filled, and want the decision reversed.
October 15, 2017

Exxaro BEE battle

October 15, 2017

Three elephants in the room

October 15, 2017

The (costly) fat of the land

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