Business

May 24, 2019

Why did Old Mutual suspend CEO Peter Moyo?

Old Mutual is staying mum on its reasons for suspending its chief executive Peter Moyo on Friday. The insurance company cited a “material breakdown in trust” but said it would provide more information at its annual general meeting.
May 23, 2019

Young entrepreneur Nkululeko Tunzi creates innovative walking aid for blind people

With an unquenchable curiosity and a knack for creating solutions, Tunzi is exploring new territories and changing lives, using technology.
May 23, 2019

Collective stupidity empowers bad leaders

The old tsotsis van Pretoria called it Silver Town. Actually, it is Silverton, which used to be a bustling industrial manufacturing hub.
May 22, 2019

Africa’s e-commerce platform Jumia soars

Africa’s e-commerce platform Jumia has seen its income shoot up by 38% compared with the previous year, while the value of its orders was 68% higher.
May 22, 2019

Inside Labour: There is no political vehicle for workers

An interesting result of last week’s national and provincial poll was the effective demolition of an enduring myth, beloved of many bosses and union-bashing free marketeers.
May 21, 2019

Huawei exudes calm confidence as US ban hits home

Huawei has found itself smack-bang in the middle of a trade war between the United States and China.
May 21, 2019

Conservationists oppose Algoa Bay bunkering

Off the Port Elizabeth coast, St Croix Island is home to the largest population of the African penguin.
May 20, 2019

It folds! But this smartphone will cost you R37 000

The most expensive smartphone to hit South Africa will be foldable.
May 20, 2019

Rebosis and the evaporating billions

Analysts believe the fund is in effect selling ‘some of its best assets’ in a ‘fire sale’ to try to reduce its debt swiftly.
May 20, 2019

SAA CEO: Law is an obstacle to profitability

SAA CEO Vuyani Jarana has pinpointed public legislation regulating parastatals as an obstacle, halting the competitiveness of the state-owned airline.
May 20, 2019

Contentious gold miner CRG placed under liquidation

Almost 130 workers and suppliers of controversial mining company Central Rand Gold (CRG) are set to go without their salaries or overdue payments for an even longer period after the mine was placed under liquidation.
May 19, 2019

Contractors drop R36bn cost bill on Kusile

Contractors working on the Kusile Power Station in Mpumalanga have submitted claims to Eskom for extra costs totalling R36 billion.
May 19, 2019

Green fund could save Eskom

A climate change mitigation finance vehicle, based on carbon reduction, could raise billions to bail out the utility.
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May 19 2019