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Cosatu hits out at 'ill-qualified' Mkwebane, asks Ramaphosa to halt acting on her reports for now

May 24 2019 21:42

President Cyril Ramaphosa should set aside all Public Protector Busisiwe Mkwebane reports until her competency and trustworthiness has been ascertained, says Cosatu.


WATCH: Boeing hit by claims of poor production on Dreamliner jets

May 24 2019 22:53

Poor production and oversight at a Boeing factory may compromise the safety of the company's 787 Dreamliner jets, current and ex-staff of the plant have told the New York Times.

Financial Services

Old Mutual CEO in no mood to go quietly

May 24 2019 20:49

Suspended by the board for conflicts of interest involving his investment firm NMT Capital, CEO Peter Moyo signalled he has no intention of going quietly.


Gordhan fights Mkhwebane's report: 'Public Protector has once again erred'

May 24 2019 18:30

Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan plans to institute immediate review proceedings against the Public Protector's report and findings, including the proposed remedial action.


Analysis & Opinion


Data fails to capture complexity of SA’s unemployment crisis

South Africa’s embrace of international conventions has buttressed the...


BOOK REVIEW: Disruption has always defined a civilization - and now it will again

Fifty two percent of companies listed on the Fortune 500 in 2003 – a list...


Ferial Haffajee: Forget Cabinet, cut the provinces and provincial overlords instead

While all eyes are focused on how high President Cyril Ramaphosa will...


Solly Moeng: SA's brand ambassadorship must begin at home

To improve SA Inc's image abroad South Africans must work to create a...


OPINION: If Ramaphosa chooses SA over ANC, it may be good for both

Having helped carry the ANC across the finish line in elections earlier...

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Ascendis Health shares drop a day after firing CEO

May 24 2019 22:52

In a brief update to shareholders late on Thursday, the group's board said its CEO Thomas Thomsen's contract had been terminated.

US stock futures decline as tech tensions grow

May 22 2019 15:17

US equity futures dropped along with European stocks as investors digested the latest developments in the Sino-American confrontation over technology.

WATCH: YOLO, FOMO, and the rise of travel as cultural signifier

May 21 2019 21:54

Social media and the YOLO/FOMO culture has given rise to a desire to travel more as a survey in the US and UK found that nearly half of 10 500 respondents say they are now compromising on daily expenses in order to travel more.

SA's business events capabilities on display in Frankfurt

May 21 2019 20:43

SA business events, conferencing and meetings products will be on display at one of the world's premier Meetings, Incentives, Conference and Events shows, IMEX Frankfurt.

WATCH: Staring at screens seriously hurts your child's development

May 21 2019 20:34

Screen time unfortunately is an inescapable reality of modern childhood.

European stocks recover, pound falters

May 21 2019 16:26

European stock markets have recovered but concerns about the Huawei row and broader China-US trade war kept investors on edge.



Old Mutual suspended CEO in dispute over NMT Capital interest

May 24 2019 17:14

Old Mutual suspended Chief Executive Officer Peter Moyo due to a disagreement over the handling of the relationship between the South African insurer and an investment company that he co-founded, according to a person familiar with the matter.


How to avoid the next Steinhoff

May 23 2019 09:54

Steinhoff’s collapse caught most market players by surprise, inflicting serious damage. Lucas de Lange explains how to read the danger signs beforehand.

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