The Budget presents a dilemma to the unions. Mboweni himself grappled with the conflicting demands, writes Mpumelelo Mkhabela.
SAP's Africa head said the German software company is battling to complete investigations following allegations its employees paid kickbacks for government business in East and southern Africa.
SMEs are expected to create 4 out of every 5 new jobs in emerging economies in the near future. If SA wants to create employment, it had better understand what's driving small businesses, says Jade Michael.
Finance Minister Tito Mboweni has hinted that SA will need to adapt to the Fourth Industrial Revolution and that this will inform some of the decisions taken in the Budget.
SAP has raised its projections for the year due to accelerating momentum for its cloud business, but third quarter profit missed analyst estimates.
German software firm SAP has raised its revenue forecasts for the full year, after sales of its cloud computing products and its bottom line swelled in the second quarter.
The Gauteng provincial government has taken key decisions related to contracts with auditing firm KPMG and consultancy McKinsey which are facing allegations of misconduct.
Net profit at SAP has surged 33% year-on-year between January and March, from €530m to €708m.
SAP says it paid R128.6m to companies linked to the Gupta family, who used their friendship with former president Jacob Zuma to defraud state-owned entities.
SAP has agreed to buy Callidus Software for about $2.4bn, its biggest acquisition in more than three years, as it seeks to bolster a cloud-based business.
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To make an impact you need skills and an environment to drive innovation for the creation of commercial value, says the managing director of SAP Africa.
SAP has been accused of “improper conduct” related to dealings by a services partner to win state contracts in Kenya and Tanzania, a claim that could plunge the German software giant into a second African corruption scandal in as many years.
SAP SE is making its largest acquisition yet as it battles rivals including Salesforce.com in selling software to clients that want to better understand their customers.
Lieutenant-general Godfrey Lebeya has presented the Hawks' progress in several cases of state capture to the Portfolio Committee on Police and has shed light on other high-profile investigations, such as those against Steinhoff and VBS bank.
Newly-leaked documents show the global software giant knew it was dealing with the Guptas more than a year before the #GuptaLeaks allegations emerged.
Black business wants government to cancel all contracts with the software giant because of state capture claims.
In three years, the water department signed two overlapping software licence deals with SAP.
The Companies and Intellectual Property Commission has laid charges with police against the software company in connection with Eskom and Transnet contracts it facilitated with assistance from Gupta-linked companies.
The Companies and Intellectual Property Commission has laid criminal charges against the local units of KPMG, McKinsey and SAP for contraventions of the Companies Act.
Transnet is currently conducting internal probes into six Gupta-linked deals, following allegations made against them in various recent media reports, MPs have heard.
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