Nigeria's tighter business controls a 'new normal'

2015-11-20 06:30

Various SA companies like Telkom, Standard Bank, MTN and Tiger Brands, have learnt expensive lessons in Nigeria. However tighter regulations could be good for business.

‘Freeze’ on hiring? No problem. State brings in more casual labour, stats show

2015-10-29 11:50

Part-time workers in all government spheres rose by 70% in 2014 to 470?176, according to Statistics SA.

Post Office ‘unable’ to pay full salaries

2015-10-21 11:00

The cash-strapped South African Post Office says it will struggle to pay its staff their salaries in October because of "current financial constraints".

The low-down on government bonds

2015-10-14 10:24

Government bonds are generally less risky to invest in and offer high returns to investors. Simon Brown explains how they work.

Internet bill an ‘onslaught’ against free speech

2015-08-20 13:53

A Fin24 user has questioned government’s real intentions behind pushing a controversial online regulation bill through cabinet.

Cees Bruggemans: SA govt stuck in the past, missing the future… at what cost?

2015-08-14 12:50

Restitution and compensation should be in a secondary supporting role rather than the sole primary one as has been the case for too many years, says Cees Bruggemans.

Govt in ‘advanced talks’ to sell Vodacom stake

2015-06-24 09:28

Government could sell its R27.7bn stake in Vodacom and the deal could be announced as early as this week, according to people familiar with the discussions.

Public servants to vote on 7% wage hike offer

2015-05-12 12:41

South African public servants are voting this week to decide whether to accept a final wage hike offer of 7% from the government and possibly avert a crippling strike.

Water department berated over slow BEE

2015-04-30 10:45

ANC MP Mlungisi Johnson has lashed out at officials of the water and sanitation department for being too slow in encouraging black business with government.

Facebook content restrictions on the rise

2015-03-16 15:24

Requests by global governments for content restrictions and user account data are increasing, according to statistics released by the social network.


Fostering good partnerships between government and business

2015-11-16 08:00

What makes a partnership between government and the private sector successful? Experts speaking at the EY Strategic Growth Forum Africa 2015, share their views.

Can the South African government afford free education?

2015-10-23 10:57

In a democracy, we’re supposed to be inclusive, but our current university system boasts exclusivity (to certain groups of people). #FeesMustFall

ANC insider: Rulers don’t know how to fix sliding economy, trying to plug wrong holes

2015-10-20 14:42

SA's economy is sliding - the rulers don’t know how to fix it and in their frustration are running around trying to plug all the wrong holes, says a struggle veteran.

Post Office acting CEO steps down

2015-10-12 10:16

The South African Post Office has announed that its acting group chief executive officer Mlu Mathonsi is resigning for “personal reasons”.

Mixed reaction to online censorship bill

2015-08-18 14:03

Fin24 users are divided on whether impending internet regulation in South Africa will be good or bad for the country.

Frans Matlala appointed as new SABC CEO

2015-07-01 14:59

Frans Matlala has been appointed as the SABC's new chief executive officer, saying "I need to acknowledge the honour I've been given".

Cry, the beloved children

2015-06-15 08:43

Robyn Wolfson Vorster takes a closer look at how government has failed SA's children.

Government raises wage offer to 7%, union says

2015-05-11 14:54

Government has increased its wage offer for nurses, teachers and other state workers, according to the South African Democratic Teachers Union.

Gigaba’s secretary responds to 200 e-mails a day

2015-04-06 16:52

"Please email She will assist. Thanks.” That is the standard response of Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba to the thousands of people who write to him on social-media.

Bulging government gobbles domestic savings

2015-01-08 05:00

The growing remuneration of public sector employees may have offered temporary economic benefits but has proven unsustainable, says an expert.

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