Could FlySafair airfares drive down domestic costs?

FlySafair, a new player in the aviation industry could drive down domestic costs in the sector after promising to offer lowest air fares.

Grand Parade seeks 10% share capital in Spur

Grand Parade Investments plans to subscribe for 10 per cent of the issued ordinary share capital of Spur Corporation.

S.Africa’s clampdown on consumer products

The South African government’s plans to regulate certain health and lifestyle choices could be infringing upon the rights of consumers.

Eskom may increase tariffs above 8% for 2015

South African power utility, Eskom has been given permission to increase rates above the approved eight per cent for 2015.

The changing face of S.Africa’s townships

South Africa’s township property market is undergoing significant change, owing to an influx of infrastructure and retail nodes.

Million dollar deals up for grabs at the US-Africa summit

President Jacob Zuma is leading the South African delegation to the first ever US-Africa summit in Washington.

Brown hopes to appoint Eskom CEO by mid-August

Minister of Public Enterprises, Lynne Brown has said that Eskom’s new chief executive officer (CEO) will be appointed within weeks.

Samsung to open manufacturing plant in Durban

Samsung Electronics has said that it will open a television manufacturing plant in Durban, South Africa by the end of 2014.

S.Africa's unemployment up 0.3% in Q2

Unemployment increased by 0.3 per cent in the second quarter of 2014 due to a decline in jobs within the agriculture and formal sectors.

SMEs hard-pressed over funding challenges

South Africa’s small businesses are facing funding challenges as banks scale down on their lending criteria.

Numsa ends metal strike

South Africa’s largest metalworkers union, Numsa, has ended the strike after settling for a 10 per cent wage increment.

SME industry experts welcome Lindiwe Zulu’s leadership

A number of leading experts in the small businesses sector have hailed the new minister’s appreciation of the SME sector.

Basil Read appoints new CEO

Basil Read Holdings Limited has appointed Neville Francis Nicolau as CEO and executive director of the firm.

Zimbabwe axes defamation law

Zimbabwe’s scrapping of its defamation law is a significant step for press freedom in the country, which has always been under strain.
MTN Group HEPS up 27.3 per cent in 2013 FY

MTN ranked Africa’s and S.Africa’s top brand

Pan-African telecommunications giant MTN has been named Brand Finance South Africa’s top brand for a second year in a row.

Small businesses in the eye of the strike storm

Small businesses have suffered losses just as great as larger mining firms due to the five-month long platinum strike.

Lack of governance messed good intentions: Agriculture expert

South Africa should change its land reform programme approach as to ensure sustainability, experts have said.

Top industry leaders, government officials to grace Kaelo Awards

South Africa’s annual Kaelo Awards set for today in Limpopo province will honour accomplished leading entrepreneurs across industries.

Mandela foundation launches Mandela-Gandhi wall

The Nelson Mandela Foundation has launched a Mandela-Gandhi wall exhibition to honour the two individuals' fight for freedom.
Bold action needed in S.Africa’s labour market

Adcorp to acquire remaining Kelly Group shares

South Africa’s Adcorp Holdings has made an offer to acquire the Kelly Group ordinary shares that it does not already own.