Business

June 25, 2017

War breaks out at Group Five

Five nonexecutive directors resign amid proposals for a fresh start, as a battle brews over new board members.
June 25, 2017

The sky’s the limit for this trio of black industrialists

The ice has melted at the once-famous Sky Rink in the iconic Carlton Centre building, situated in Johannesburg’s central business district (CBD)
June 25, 2017

Black youth key to transform property industry

The sector is dominated by big players who are not adequately incentivised to open the space, writes Jackline Okeyo.
June 25, 2017

Mpumalanga eyes R10bn agroprocessing fruit hub

Along with plans to handle the entire value chain will come support for black industrialists.
June 25, 2017

SA must act fast to avoid revolution

The recent pushback against the amended Mining Charter was immediate and vicious, as were the reactions to Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane’s call for the reorientation of the Reserve Bank and to Professor Chris Malikane’s proposals to nationalise
June 25, 2017

Poultry sector still bleeding jobs

The country’s poultry sector is still gradually shedding jobs despite the setting up of a task team to try and halt the crisis in the sector, SA Poultry Association (Sapa) CEO Kevin Lovell said this week.
June 25, 2017

Busisiwe’s bizarre outcome

Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane’s unexplained digression into monetary policy and the Constitution this week is not the only strange outcome of her report on the 1985 bailout of Bankorp.
June 25, 2017

Friends & Friction: We can pull out of this fatal spiral

The struggle, friends, has been downgraded from self-determination to 26% black empowerment. Someone decided that we couldn’t own the whole cow, and reserved the blocked teat on an otherwise healthy udder for us.
June 25, 2017

Environmentalists fight Wakkerstroom coal project

Environmentalists have dragged an Indian company to court in a bid to stop it from mining coal in Mpumalanga without environmental authorisation or local planning approval.
June 25, 2017

How aid helps the rich get richer

Scores of aid projects in Africa are ­captured by the elites, leaving poor worse off than before.
June 25, 2017

Winning Women: A passion to develop

Mankodi Moitse is CEO of Kagiso Trust, one of SA’s leading development agencies. It works for freedom from poverty and has been in existence for more than 30 years,writes Sue Grant-Marshall
June 25, 2017

The road to kakistocracy

CEO says SA is five minutes from disaster and leadership must wake up.
June 25, 2017

Basic education failing engineering sector

The quality of the country’s basic education is one of the main reasons the engineering sector is struggling to transform.
June 25, 2017

Don't destroy, build

The revised Mining Charter will make it harder for companies to ensure progress in transformation, but they need to persevere and do the right thing, write Bonang Mohale and Jabu Mabuza.
June 24, 2017

SAA’s Myeni under siege on multiple fronts

SAA chairperson Dudu Myeni is headed for an uphill battle to hold on to her job at the troubled parastatal.
June 23, 2017

Mthunzi Mdwaba appointed first African employer spokesperson for ILO

South African businessman Mthunzi Mdwaba has been elected as vice-president for the International Labour Organisation (ILO) governing body and will serve as its global spokesperson for employers.
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.
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