• IS provokes sea-change

    It has been a grave mistake to defy both Russia and France, says Leopold Scholtz.

  • Nene's SAA nemesis

    No political figure seems to have the guts to speak out against Dudu Myeni, says Solly Moeng.

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City Press

Minimum wage: What is the true cost?

Nov 29 2015 20:00

The latest research suggests that any minimum wage will cost jobs, but should boost economic growth and taxes - that’s only if employers bother to comply.

City Press

SA's small businesses will lead the country to growth

Nov 29 2015 19:00

In an environment where big business is reticent to invest in the economy, small business must be the meaningful job creator, writes Dudu Msomi.

City Press

Drought fuels the need to import maize

Nov 29 2015 18:00

The crippling drought has forced South Africa to become a net importer of maize for the first time in seven years.

City Press

Minimum wage: Unemployment, job cuts could soar

Nov 29 2015 17:00

Labour Minister Mildred Oliphant is worried about the number of retrenchments that might follow after the implementation of the national minimum wage.

City Press

SA should invest in small business to hit 5% growth

Nov 29 2015 16:11

Ploughing investment into the small business sector is the only way to boost growth, says Goldman Sachs.

City Press

Eskom ‘bomb’ puts 1000 jobs on the line

Nov 29 2015 15:10

More than 1 000 employees of a Mpumalanga coal mine stand to lose their jobs when the mine’s contract with Eskom expires next month.


Africa to focus on China debt at Joburg summit

Nov 29 2015 13:30

African countries may seek to renegotiate repayment of debts to China as a way of helping their economies hit by lower crude and commodity prices, at a Johannesburg summit this week.


Budget squeeze for SA agricultural research amid drought

Nov 29 2015 11:38

The Agricultural Research Council, one of South Africa’s key weapons in the fight against the current drought, has seen its net surplus decline by 300% during 2014/2015.


In other news

Media24 records R217m trading profit

Nov 27 2015 17:35

Media24, the print and media publishing business of Naspers, has recorded a trading profit of R217m as it cuts costs and streamlines its operations.

US stocks open higher as Black Friday shopping begins

Nov 27 2015 17:20

US stocks have opened mostly higher with retailers in focus as shopping kicks into high gear after the Thanksgiving Day holiday.

German consumer confidence slips

Nov 27 2015 14:50

German consumer confidence has slipped for a fourth month in a row in November as shoppers worried about the impact of a record influx of asylum seekers.

Distell crowned best distiller at world competition

Nov 27 2015 14:29

Distell has been crowned best distiller of the year for 2015 at the International Wine and Spirit Competition in London.

European stocks pare losses after rout in China

Nov 27 2015 14:11

European shares have put a selloff in Shanghai stocks behind them after economic confidence in the eurozone matched the highest level in four years.

Nigeria pipeline plundered for $250m of petrol

Nov 27 2015 13:26

Vandals have stolen nearly $250m worth of petrol from a single pipeline in Nigeria in the first nine months of 2015 as motorists complained of shortages.

Euro has worst-ever run of weekly losses

Nov 27 2015 13:09

The euro has been set for its longest stretch of weekly declines versus the yen since the shared currency’s 1999 creation.

China market plunge sparks sell-off across Asia

Nov 27 2015 12:48

A plunge in Chinese stocks dragged Asian markets down after authorities launched a probe into brokerages and profits at the country's industrial giants sank far more than expected.

Analysis & Opinion


Pope's lesson in humility for SA leaders

Pope Francis has much to teach SA politicians who drive fancy cars while...

Inside Labour

Inside Labour: Time to learn lessons - and face reality

True shopfloor democracy and the tolerance of difference may be the only...


IS provokes sea-change in global politics

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The Froneman factor

Nov 27 2015 06:00

Sibanye Gold CEO Neal Froneman tells finweek contributor David McKay why you “don’t need to be a rocket scientist” to see the rationale behind the mine's diversification plans.

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