Business

December 13, 2018

SMEs must work together

Small businesses in Indonesia are keen on doing business with their South African counterparts, and are working with the country’s export-import state-owned entity to make this a reality.
December 13, 2018

SA Express takes off on new Mthatha route with slashed fares

South African Express is hoping to undercut its sole competitor on its newly-launched Johannesburg to Mthatha route.
December 12, 2018

Can South Africa return to a path of economic stability?

Against a backdrop of muted economic growth and uncertainty around the upcoming national election, it remains to be seen whether South Africa can return to a path of stability and growth.
December 12, 2018

Say yes to business

Companies benefit by getting BEE points and youth come out tops with jobs.
December 12, 2018

Will a referendum solve the Xolobeni-N2 toll road impasse?

Government insists the projects will advance communities, but Amadiba is adamant it is divisive and exploitative.
December 11, 2018

NUM calls off strike at South Deep gold mine

Gold Fields has notified employees of the South Deep gold mine, west of Johannesburg, that the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) has called off its strike, which is in its sixth week.
December 11, 2018

Eskom casts shadow over Vedenta's billions

Mining group’s plan to build SA’s first integrated zinc manufacturing facility will depend on ‘reliable, cost-effective power’.
December 11, 2018

There's money in weed

Cannabis Expos have been hosted all over the world, and now South Africa will get its very own event - the first on the continent. With the private use of marijuana now legal, Grethe Kemp speaks to the expo’s co-founder and director, Silas Howarth.
December 10, 2018

How the PIC, Iqbal Survé took state pensioners for a ride

Documents show how the PIC and the Government Employees’ Pension Fund lost out after R4.3 billion investment in Ayo Technology Solutions.
December 11, 2018

State pension fund tries to get R1 billion independent loan repaid

The Government Employees Pension Fund (GEPF) is investigating ways of getting the R1 billion loan it made to Independent Media and related entities repaid.
December 9, 2018

Listeriosis claims may be paid in 2020

The first claims associated with the listeriosis class action could be paid out in mid to late 2020 at the earliest.
December 9, 2018

Indonesia wants to boost trade with SA

The country wants SA to loosen its regulations to allow the two nations to increase trade.
December 9, 2018

164m people are migrant workers

This week, the International Labour Organisation (ILO) estimated that 164 million people are migrant workers – a rise of 9% since 2013, when they numbered 150 million.
December 9, 2018

Overview of the fuel price

This month, South Africans are paying R1.84 less per litre for 93 and 95 octane petrol, mainly owing to low international oil prices.
December 13, 2018

Factionalism, missing millions: Nafcoc must reform or die a slow death

A thorough clean-up to transform the chamber into a professional entity is needed, or problems arising from factionalism and the control of investment trusts will persist.
December 13, 2018

Crisis of ethics in SA private sector

Over the past year alone, some of the biggest names in corporate have been embroiled in scandals that brought trusted household brands to their knees.
December 7, 2018

Gordhan’s insight is encouraging for all except Eskom’s management

The announcement by Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan on Thursday that all leave for senior Eskom managers has been cancelled was a breath of fresh air. I cannot recall when last a minister stepped in to hold officials to account – not becau
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December 16 2018