Business

August 17, 2019

Tweak the education system to cure the challenge - Xolile Sizani

Xolile Sizani believes that modifying the education system for high-performance, quality candidates capable of problem-solving need not cost much.
August 16, 2019

Mathunjwa wants traditional authority to take mines

Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (AMCU) president Joseph Mathunjwa has urged the Bapo Ba Mogale Traditional Authority to expropriate the land on which Sibanye’s Marikana mines are on.
August 16, 2019

Future-facing education: Here’s what what you need to know about vocational and DigiEd schooling

As parents, it is our job to do what we can to create certainty for our children’s future. One of the ways to do this is to use our knowledge of their abilities and link it to evolving education providers.
August 17, 2019

Friends & Friction: Time to look past our pot bellies and save SA

What are the clouds that are blocking the new dawn? Why is it failing while the resources are booming?
August 14, 2019

The main solution is so simple: Stop fracking

Solving the climate crisis is the greatest challenge that Homo sapiens face. Further reckless exploration of fossil fuels will destroy what little life we have left on Earth.
August 14, 2019

Let’s focus on the real challenges instead of debates on Reserve Bank mandate – Kganyago

First eat your vegetables, then comes dessert. This is what SA Reserve Bank governor Lesetja Kganyago says about the situation in which South Africans find themselves
August 13, 2019

Stop bunkering now to protect marine life

Environmentalists and conservationists are calling for an immediate stop to bunkering in Algoa Bay, Port Elizabeth, until all measures aimed at protecting future oil spills are put in place and implemented.
August 12, 2019

‘We need stricter laws for small and informal businesses’

Nigeria, Ghana and Bangladesh regulate ownership of SMMEs, which ensures that locals have the lion’s share of these economic drivers.
August 12, 2019

Alcohol-free cider has ... wait for it ... alcohol

Savanna’s new “non-alcoholic Savanna Lemon” cider is still dry and it still makes you (a little) drunk.
August 12, 2019

The big hospital rip-off: Here’s how you are being fleeced

Mediclinic’s unsuccessful bid to extend its influence in the North West comes with startling revelations of its rates far exceeding those of its counterparts.
August 12, 2019

Tiger Brands refused entry to official during listeriosis outbreak

On January 31 last year, in the middle of the listeriosis outbreak that killed more than 200 people, Tiger Brands barred an official who wanted to take samples of the company’s meat products.
August 11, 2019

Will Mbalula’s war room be able to fix Prasa’s core problems?

Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula has launched a war room to sort out the problems at the Passenger Rail Agency of SA (Prasa).
August 11, 2019

More trouble at beleaguered Nafcoc

A fake warrant of arrest and withdrawal of charges documents against Lawrence Mavundla, the former president of the National African Federated Chamber of Commerce and Industry (Nafcoc), surfaced this week, muddying its already messy affairs.
August 11, 2019

Old Mutual fights back: Untrue assertions lift Peter Moyo’s reputation

If anyone is willing to look beyond the noise, Peter Moyo’s actions, which led to the termination of his contract of employment, remain at the heart of this matter.
August 11, 2019

Court clears gold miner’s sale, but fight rages on

The battle for the ownership of Mpumalanga gold mines is in for a long haul despite a high court judgment that settled the matter.
August 9, 2019

Ayanda Kotobe's trailblazing journey to financial director

Kotobe spent about two years as financial manager and then financial director at Barloworld in Botswana, before returning to SA this year.
August 8, 2019

There may be a R5bn silicosis settlement, but miners have a long wait

It might take “several years” for former mineworkers suffering from silicosis and tuberculosis to be compensated despite a R5-billion landmark settlement being reached.
August 8, 2019

Moholi: Moyo has himself to blame for loss of faith

Old Mutual board member Nombulelo Moholi has come out in defence of the company’s decision to get rid of its chief executive Peter Moyo and said the loss of faith in him was Moyo’s own doing.
August 9, 2019

Winning Women: The rise and rise of Mamello Matikinca-Ngwenya, one of SA’s youngest chief economists

One of SA’s youngest chief economists, Mamello Matikinca-Ngwenya, believes having the right level of fear plus extraordinary mentors has helped her career, writes Sue Grant-Marshall.
August 7, 2019

Probe into Fabcos companies

Trade and industry department is investigating misappropriation of grant funds that were meant to create jobs in the maize-milling industry.
August 6, 2019

Moyo and Manuel drama casts a shadow over Cyril’s backers

Peter Moyo, the chief executive of Old Mutual, is fighting for the dignity of the black executive.
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August 18 2019