History could hamper our country

2015-02-20 14:57

A Fin24 user gives some common sense advice on how to help the economy move forward, saying we cannot change South Africa's past but we can change the future.

Load shedding: Tips for getting off the grid

2015-02-17 16:15

Frustration at Eskom's load shedding has moved many consumers to consider plans to reduce or even eliminate dependency on the grid.

Wine sector looks at sustainable transformation

2015-02-11 16:32

Transformation in the South African wine industry has come under the spotlight following a recent overview of the sector.

Restaurants' mark-up of wine leaves sour taste

2015-02-06 10:30

Roleplayers in the wine industry give their take on the high mark-up of wine by restaurants, while many wine producers are simply not making enough money.

Wine farmers actually plead for sustainability

2015-01-23 16:10

A lively debate has started in reaction to an article about the wine industry and what the real conditions and challenges are.

Sad impact of Ellerine saga

2015-01-21 17:33

A Fin24 user shares how problems at Ellerine have impacted her life and that of her children in a very negative way.

Failing to stick to a budget can kill your business

2015-01-06 20:11

A Fin24 user shares a major pitfall he encountered on his journey to building a successful business and gives some advice to start-ups.

Solar power runs home, office

2014-12-10 21:15

While frustrations mount because of Eskom's energy crisis, a Fin24 user shares how solar power is running his home and office - even leaving power to spare.

Proposal for businesses hit by load shedding

2014-12-07 15:53

Amidst yet another weekend of load shedding an entrepreneur has come up with a suggestion she hopes will help small businesses to cope during power cuts.

Rates clearance troubles continue

2014-12-04 14:08

While conveyancers in Cape Town still don't know if the deeds office will be closing over the holiday season, more Fin24 users share their rates frustrations.


SA will rise above any junk rating

2015-02-19 12:52

Why do we blame government, apartheid or the economy without realising our own potential for turning SA around through forgiveness and responsibility, asks a user.

Neccessity drives invention for SA power users

2015-02-15 09:28

Some South Africans know how to cope in times of darkness as can be seen by various innovations employed to cope with almost-daily load shedding.

Fear on farms due to load shedding

2015-02-09 16:04

Fin24 users share how load shedding is impacting their daily lives.

Loss due to vandalised City Power substation

2015-01-26 15:02

In response to a Fin24 user's plight after suffering damages due to a power surge, an 81-year old Fin24 user shares his experience.

Eskom must crack down on arrear payments

2015-01-22 11:33

Making the vast numbers of defaulting consumers and municipalities pay their arrears will make a real difference to Eskom, say Fin24 users.

Thoughts on Ellerine

2015-01-20 17:19

Fin24 users share their experiences regarding Ellerine, under protection from creditors after its parent, African Bank, collapsed.

No electricity connection, but R69 000 bill

2014-12-12 16:40

A Fin24 user was shocked to discover that the City of Johannesburg wants R69 000 from him for what they say are overdue rates.

Eskom power cuts hit agriculture

2014-12-09 16:18

Agriculture, with a large component of seasonal workers, is suffering from inadequate electricity supply and load shedding.

Commercial property rates nightmares

2014-12-05 11:36

It is not only buyers and sellers of residential property who are frustrated by delays in the issue of rates clearance certificates by various municipalities.

We suffer too, Cape Town - Jozi ratepayers

2014-12-03 15:12

Ratepayers in Johannesburg are sending a message to Capetonians frustrated by delays in the issue of rates clearance certificates: You are not alone.

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