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    Give business owners a reason to stay in South Africa.

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    The minister says SA is paying more for electricity because of theft at Medupi and Kusile.

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    The ANC says the state must keep a 'restructured' SAA as a national airline.


Zim food crisis worsens - but UN officials say there's no sign of the promised food aid


NUMSA vows to defend jobs as Samancor joins list of retrenching companies

Jan 25 2020 11:08

The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa has warned yet another company invoking section 189 of the Labour Relations Act – Samancor Chrome – that it would fight its plans to cut 595 jobs at its smelting operations.


SA wine industry urged to focus on higher value products

Jan 25 2020 08:49

The South African wine industry should put more focus on supplying higher value products both locally and internationally, according to the chairperson of Vinpro.


Tesla market value tops $100bn, triggering payout for Musk

Jan 25 2020 09:02

Tesla shares hit $100bn for the first time, triggering a payout plan that could be worth billions for Elon Musk, founder and chief of the electric carmaker.


OPINION: Banks are spending wildly on the latest tech - even if they're not sure why

Jan 25 2020 08:30

“I know 50% of my digital transformation spend is wasted — I just don’t know which 50%,” the CFO was cited as saying in an Oliver Wyman report on bank tech.


Analysis & Opinion


OPINION: UK-Africa trade and investment: who benefits?

Ian Scoones considers the post-Brexit future, in light of a UK-hosted...


OPINION: SA's energy crisis has generated lots of ideas. Most are wrong

Most proposed solutions contain a fatal flaw, say Seán Mfundza Muller...


Solly Moeng: Give business owners a reason to stay in SA

The more business owners emigrate, the worse the consequences for job...


Wandile Sihlobo: What to expect from food price inflation this year

Wandile Sihlobo considers what could impact the contents of your food...


OPINION: Why has transformation in the financial services sector been so slow?

The allocation of capital greatly influences patterns of ownership and...

In other news

Small breather for stocks

Jan 24 2020 17:42

Local stocks edged higher on Friday in tandem with other global markets which rebounded as concerns over a deadly virus in China took lesser priority.

PIC increases stake in Nampak to 20.5%

Jan 24 2020 16:32

The PIC which invest on behalf of government employees pension funds has increased its stake in Nampak to 20.54%

Ex-Eskom chair: Cancelling Gupta-linked New Age breakfast deal would have cost even more

Jan 24 2020 13:36

Former Eskom board chairperson Zola Tsotsi said it was better for Eskom to keep a R43m deal with Gupta-linked New Age newspapers, than to suffer losses from cancelling it.

Regional travellers top November tourism figures

Jan 24 2020 17:18

A total of 3.5 million people passed through the borders of South Africa in November, and most of them were from reAfrican countries.

Mboweni: Investors at Davos most worried about Eskom, fiscal sustainability

Jan 24 2020 12:58

Investors' key concerns about South Africa at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland were Eskom and fiscal sustainability, Finance Minister Tito Mboweni has said.

Fix low-cost benefit options, don't ban them, say medical insurers

Jan 24 2020 10:34

The Council for Medical Schemes, which wants low-cost benefit options gone by 2021, met with industry representatives on Thursday.



Finding value in 2020

Jan 20 2020 13:40

PSG Wealth’s Schalk Louw has worked through a number of investment company reports to determine their expectations for 2020. Despite having unique views on world markets, many companies share the same views on a number of themes they believe will emerge this year.

Company Snapshot

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