Tag: Cape Town

Why office space is making a comeback despite COVID-19

As we continue through lock-down, co-operation and support between commercial landlords and tenants have been key, in order to ensure South Africa’s most successful Central Business District will survive this period. Landlords in Cape Town have moved swiftly to provide relief and advice, to support tenants battling to stay afloat amid stringent lock-down regulations. Rob Kane, Chairperson of the Cape Town Central City Improvement District joins CNBC Africa for more.

Cecil Rhodes loses his head in Cape Town

“It has been vandalised before, multiple times ... At this stage we are still unclear about the reasoning behind the vandalism,” Clayton said.

South Africa’s Distell plays chess to beat lockdown wine glut

Industry body Vinpro said some 3 billion rand ($177.54 million) in sales had been lost in the first nine weeks of restrictions. Exports have resumed, but there is a backlog in the Cape Town port, it said.

#MiningIndaba2020: Is the mining industry investing enough to protect its workers?

On the side-lines of the Mining Indaba in Cape Town, CNBC Africa’s Chris Bishop sat down with John Volanthen, Cave and Rescuer and Marco Pagnini, Operational Risk Director DuPont Sustainable Solutions to discuss mine safety and whether the mining industry is investing enough in looking after its workers.

#MiningIndaba2020: Church of England’s David Urqhurt on ethical investing in mining

CNBC Africa's Chris Bishop spoke to David Urqhurt, the Bishop of Birmingham from the Church of England about ethical investing in mining at the just ended Mining Indaba in Cape Town.

#MiningIndaba2020: Orion’s Walter Shamu on role of the Investment Battlefield in empowering junior miners

The runner-up for last year's Investment Battlefield, Walter Shamu, Chief Operating Officer of Orion Minerals says the format of the Investment Battlefield made his pitch even more exciting. CNBC Africa's Chris Bishop caught up with him at the Mining Indaba to get more insight on the funds raised since last year.

#MiningIndaba2020: Canadian Minister Ng on deepening trade ties with Africa

CNBC Africa's Chris Bishop spoke with Minister of Trade and Industry for Canada, Mary Ng on how Canada plans to deepen trade ties with South Africa and the rest of the continent.

#MiningIndaba2020: FTI Consulting MD Michael Ryan reflects on 25 years of the Mining Indaba

As the Mining Indaba entered its third day in Cape Town people are taking stock of how much it has changed over the last quarter of a century and in particular during the last turbulent decade of uncertainty. The organisers of the Mining Indaba claim numbers are up this year, CNBC Africa’s Chris Bishop spoke to one of the delegates Michael Ryan.
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