Zuma admission may be first step to recovery of SA’s battered reputation

2014-11-27 10:59

Johann Rupert came out swinging against the SA government, saying it’s impossible for him to defend politicians internationally because of the high level of corruption.

Rupert returns as Richemont sales falter

2014-09-17 15:19

The billionaire founder of the luxury goods firm that owns Cartier and Montblanc has returned as chairperson after a year's sabbatical, at a much-needed time.

Malema: Economic revolution threat to Rupert

2014-03-17 14:45

Billionaire businessman Johann Rupert is threatened by the EFF's fight for economic freedom, says the party's leader Julius Malema.

Malema blames tax woes on Johann Rupert

2014-03-16 09:06

Economic Freedom Fighters leader Julius Malema has lashed out at billionaire businessman Johann Rupert, blaming him for his troubles with the taxman, a report says.

Rupert, top wine producers form new body

2013-12-09 16:04

A number of leading Cape wine producers, including Johann Rupert, have launched a new association to build SA's reputation as a producer of world class wines.

Malema on most influential Africans list

2013-11-27 08:32

South Africans including Trevor Noah and Julius Malema have made it onto a list of the 100 most influential Africans, a magazine has stated.

SA executives still raking it in

2013-07-16 17:21

There is rising pressure on executives to forgo a pay increase and redistribute the money to lower-paid employees to close the pay gap, states a report.

Richemont's Rupert to go on sabbatical

2013-05-17 09:48

Richemont's billionaire chairperson Johann Rupert will take a year-long sabbatical after the group's annual meeting in September, a report says.

Remgro CEO Thys Visser dies in car crash

2012-04-27 14:00

Remgro CEO Thys Visser has died in a motor accident near Rawsonville.

CEOs donate millions to charity

2011-09-06 11:38

The government seems unaware that SA's business leaders are quietly doing their bit to uplift the country.

ANCYL attacks Rupert family

2011-07-27 13:00

The ANC Youth League has accused the Rupert family of having funded apartheid.

On the up again

2011-06-16 00:00

If one thing can be stated with certainty about Trans Hex’s results for the year to end-March, it’s that the market loved them despite the taxed loss of R45,1m (against a profit of R21,6m in its 2010 financial year).

Juniors regain some sparkle

2011-05-26 00:00

There’s been a flurry of activity in South Africa’s junior diamond sector, with Rockwell Diamonds appointing former African Diamonds MD James Campbell as its new CEO and Trans Hex Group buying De Beers’ Namaqualand division for R225m.

Richemont profit up 63%

2011-05-19 08:49

Swiss based luxury goods group Richemont has reported a 63% rise in operating profit with record cash flow generated from operations.

Strong Richemont hikes dividend

2010-05-27 09:54

Luxury brands business Richemont has shrugged off tough trading conditions by calling on its strong balance sheet and improved cash flows to raise its dividend.

Maties names new chancellor

2009-11-30 22:04

Stellenbosch University has elected Johann Rupert as its new chancellor, to replace Frederick van Zyl Slabbert.


Hogan: Remgro kept in the dark on Golding

2014-10-28 15:03

Remgro, which has a significant stake in, was allegedly kept in the dark about the suspension and disciplinary process of former boss Marcel Golding.

Rupert threatened by EFF's agenda - Malema

2014-03-17 14:46

The Economic Freedom Fighters says billionaire businessman Johann Rupert is threatened by the party's fight for economic freedom.

Malema’s Rupert remarks rock Twitter

2014-03-17 10:47

Economic Freedom Fighters leader Julius Malema has lashed out at billionaire businessman Johann Rupert and blames him for his troubles with the taxman.

Rupert is not buying Caxton

2013-12-12 12:16

The circular outlining the deal between the Remgro-led Bidco and Element One is likely to dampen expectations that billionaire Johann Rupert is to start a media empire.

Rupert makes R2.3bn offer for Caxton

2013-12-01 15:29

Johann Rupert's company Remgro has made a R2.3bn offer to buy ElementOne, which holds a 40% stake in Caxton and CTP Publishers and Printers.

Johann Rupert pays R40m for buffalo bull

2013-09-20 07:43

R40m for a buffalo bull, has the world gone mad? Johann Rupert speaks to Fin24 about his game purchase.

Why execs go on sabbatical

2013-05-17 14:22

A sabbatical is a disciplined phase of self-discovery, renewal and enrichment, says an expert on news that Richemont’s Johann Rupert is taking a year off.

Co-CEOs to replace Richemont's Rupert

2012-11-09 11:58

Richemont has named Cartier's Bernard Fornas and Richard Lepeu as joint CEOs to navigate the luxury goods group through a period of slowing sales growth.

Ackerman, Rupert in top family business list

2012-03-07 07:37

Two leaders of South African family businesses have made an international list of the top 50 leading family-led companies, according to a report.

Rupert surprised by ANCYL attack

2011-07-27 15:27

Prominent businessman Johann Rupert says he is taken aback that the ANC allows its youth league to attack him.

Rupert remains opposed to fracking

2011-07-24 09:10

Business mogul Johann Rupert says he remains firmly opposed to fracking in the Karoo, denying rumours that he has changed his view.

The billion rand conservative

2011-06-09 00:00

You might expect shareholders in investment company Reinet to hang on to every word uttered by chairman and principal shareholder Johann Rupert in his comments accompanying its year to end-March 2010 financial statements.

Karoo action group not funded by Rupert

2011-05-23 06:42

The Treasure the Karoo Action Group has denied that it is being financed by business magnate Johann Rupert.

Money options

2010-09-10 13:43

There are a number of areas where entrepreneurs can source quality financing for their ventures without approaching the traditional "big four" banks.

Off the Record, June 25 '10

2010-06-25 13:02

The team takes on the thwarted review of state owned enterprises and previews Finweek's cover story on the Rupert dynasty. Time: 17:02

Govt not gunning for Afrikaans

2010-02-18 21:29

The government has no desire to do away with Afrikaans as a language of teaching and learning, says Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande.

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