Treasury investigates 'report' claiming Manuel, Ramos were apartheid agents

2015-08-21 17:00

The National Treasury is investigating the origins of a document that purports to be an intelligence report on how top Treasury officials were apartheid agents.

Barclays Africa applies for Nigerian licence

2015-03-03 08:57

Barclays Africa has applied for a licence to operate in Nigeria and says it is keen to take over operations in Egypt and Zimbabwe that still belong to its parent firm.

CEOs in on Ice Bucket Challenge

2014-09-02 17:31

Business leaders are also taking the Ice Bucket Challenge with Woolworths CEO Ian Moir nominating bosses Maria Ramos and Doug Murray.

Ramos' pay packet drops to R17m

2013-04-02 17:30

Absa CEO Maria Ramos' pay fell 19% to R16.7m compared to the previous year, as she decided to forfeit her bonus due to "disappointing" 2012 results.

Wendy Lucas-Bull to chair Absa

2012-11-06 11:05

Following a nine-month search, Absa has appointed Wendy Lucas-Bull as its new non-executive chairperson.

Bank chiefs have worst reputation

2012-07-09 11:54

Absa CEO Maria Ramos and Nedbank CEO Mike Brown have the worst reputations among the leaders of the JSE's top 10 companies, according to a survey.

Ramos: Nationalisation won't work

2011-09-02 15:28

Absa CEO Maria Ramos says nationalising mines will not solve SA's problems.

AfriForum hits back with Elvis retort

2011-07-27 22:25

AfriForum has jokingly said that it expects the ANC Youth League to announce that "Elvis Presley is alive and is employed by us".

ANCYL attacks Rupert family

2011-07-27 13:00

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

Ramos hou die blink kant bo

2011-04-07 00:00

Laat ek begin deur my kaarte op die tafel oop te sit. Wat hier volg, is suiwer bespiegeling. En voordat jy al wat joernalis is afskryf, laat my toe om die stelling toe te lig.


Barclays Africa earnings up 10%

2015-03-03 14:25

Barclays Africa has reported higher profits as it applied for a Nigerian banking licence and wants to take over the Egypt and Zimbabwe units still ran by its parent company.

Capital flight dwarfs corruption - SACP

2014-10-29 19:57

Capital flight is a bigger impediment to radical economic transformation than corruption, says SA Communist Party deputy general secretary Jeremy Cronin.

Top businesswomen honoured

2013-08-23 17:15

The winners of the 34th Businesswoman of the Year awards of the Businesswomen's Association of South Africa are great examples to follow.

Absa CEO to forgo bonus

2013-02-13 09:29

Absa Group CEO Maria Ramos will not receive a bonus this year as a result of the bank's poor performance, a report says.

Dividend soothes Absa shareholders

2012-07-29 14:39

Amid the myriad of bad news, Absa shareholders can find comfort in the healthy dividend the bank has declared.

Absa unveils changes to exco

2012-01-27 16:40

Absa Group has revamped its executive committee as some senior executives are due to leave.

Merkel tops powerful women list

2011-08-24 21:34

German Chancellor Angela Merkel topped the Forbes list of the world's most powerful women, which is dominated by politicians, businesswomen and leaders in media and entertainment.

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.

Ramos weighs in on IMF debate

2011-05-27 12:31

Absa CEO Maria Ramos says the selection of the next International Monetary Fund MD should be open and fair.

Bling it on

2011-04-07 00:00

Let me start by laying my cards firmly on the table. What follows is pure conjecture. Before you malign the entire journalism profession as being like that anyway, please allow me to qualify that statement.

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