Investec exec: SA needs true experts, not political appointees

2015-10-02 09:30

South Africa needs strong leadership to put the right people in charge of the areas that are not working, says Investec director Jeremy Gardiner.

Friends & Friction: Life lessons are a boon to business

2015-09-27 17:54

‘The community does not understand this,” I once overheard Bab’ Dube tell an elderly gentleman. “We’re here to serve the community. We want to lie down like good ­carpets and let the people walk all over us.”

USB again ranked in top 3 in Africa

2015-09-23 17:59

The University of Stellenbosch Business School has for the eighth consecutive year been ranked as one of the top three excellent business schools in Africa.

SA low on list of dynamic business opportunities

2015-09-21 17:10

South Africa ranks very low on the latest Grant Thornton Global Dynamism Index, especially due to its bad labour and human capital indicators.

Most new businesses fail: Annie McWalter – avoiding the pitfalls

2015-09-18 10:17

Some entrepreneurs fail not because their business case is poor or they lack ability, but because they lack support, says Annie McWalter, CEO of the Hope Factory,

It's unavoidable: global economic downturn will impact our cost of living in SA - Dawie Roodt

Economist Dawie Roodt cautions South Africans who believe the global intentional downturn will not affect their pocket.

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3 ways to grow your business in today’s tough economic climate

2015-08-25 16:14

Tips for business owners in an economy which is putting direct and indirect pressure on them as well as consumers who are careful about spending money.

Higher prices concern as rand drops to record low

2015-08-25 10:10

The rand’s slump to a record low against the dollar yesterday after a 15% depreciation this year may force ­interest rates higher and lead to food price increases.

Facebook switches on private messaging for businesses

2015-08-06 07:15

Businesses can now privately communicate with customers through as part of the social networking company's push to make its Messenger app a stand-alone platform.

Men’s dreams of a job are no longer a pie in the sky

2015-07-18 07:38

A PIETERMARITZBURG woman has taken on the task of helping the jobless find jobs from her business on Greyling Street. Sharon Lamport-Muskett, owner of The Pie Lady, said she wanted to help those she saw standing day in and day out along Greyling S...


The Credo Story: How SA-expat Roy Ettlinger built R35bn London-based group

2015-09-28 09:19

In this interview with Roy Ettlinger and Deon Gouws of the Credo Group we learn why so many South Africans have carved out hugely successful careers in London.

Reliable trade lanes key for Africa's economy

2015-09-25 17:30

Access to trade, particularly in landlocked African countries, will remain a logistical challenge in the foreseeable future for businesses, warns an expert.

SA red tape deters investors - FMF

2015-09-23 07:35

South Africa has too many regulations which impede business and this sends a negative signal to potential investors, says an analyst.

SAP CEO loses eye after fall

2015-09-18 15:46

The chief executive of one of the world’s biggest enterprise software companies has lost his left eye in a freak accident.

Corruption could cost Africa dearly

2015-08-27 21:15

A Dutch staffing agency's withdrawal from Nigeria may indicate a larger trend as firms find it not worth the trouble to continue investing in corrupt countries.

Everyone's blaming the Chinese, but that's incorrect - Dawie Roodt on economic slump

Economist Dawie Roodt says, while China plays a significant role in the current economic downturn, the country is not solely responsible.

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SA businessman designs board game that helps entrepreneurs fine-tune their businesses

Superpreneur is an experiential learning board game that aims to assist new and established entrepreneurs the essentials of running a sustainable business. WATCH.

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Former chamber president passes away

2015-08-17 15:06

Yusuf (Joe) Emeran, who was president of the Cape Chamber of Commerce during the Fifa World Cup year of 2010, has passed away at the age of 76.

Donald Trump calls breastfeeding lawyer ‘disgusting’

2015-07-30 10:41

Real estate magnate ‘ran out of meeting’ as attorney attempts to pump breast milk.

Men still dominate company executive positions - report

2015-07-09 21:15

Only 16% of executive board members at JSE-listed companies are women, according to a new report.

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