Former president Jacob Zuma was never going to remain the all-powerful and omnipresent political figure that he thought, writes Pieter du Toit.
Jack Ma is giving up the reins of Alibaba Group after presiding over one of the most spectacular creations of wealth the world has ever seen.
Billionaire Jack Ma, long an outspoken advocate for China’s extreme work culture, says that people should be able to work just 12 hours a week with the benefits of artificial intelligence.
Billionaire Jack Ma again encouraged tech workers to embrace the industry’s extreme-overtime culture, defying a growing social media backlash.
The markets may be tanking, but that hasn’t stopped plenty of mega-fortunes from being unearthed in 2018.
Billionaire Alibaba co-founder Jack Ma has called fighting over trade senseless and decried once again a widening conflict between the US and China.
Alibaba co-founder Jack Ma says his promise to create 1 million jobs in the US is impossible to fulfill because of the US-China trade war.
Alibaba co-founder and chairman Jack Ma plans to retire from the Chinese e-commerce giant on Monday.
Alibaba's Jack Ma and President Cyril Ramaphosa discussed the global economy, and South Africa's $100 billion investment drive.
The richest people on Earth got richer in 2014, adding $92bn to their collective fortune in the face of falling energy prices and geopolitical turmoil.
Chinese internet giant Alibaba, which combines aspects of eBay, Amazon and PayPal, has launched a US shopping website.
China's concession to one of America's most high-profile companies comes amid heightened uncertainty as to where the trade war between the two countries is headed.
Revenue at China’s biggest e-commerce company rose 51% to 93.5bn yuan ($13.6bn) in the three months ended in March, the company said.
Ma told an internal meeting that Alibaba doesn’t need people who look forward to a typical eight-hour office lifestyle, according to a post on Alibaba’s official Weibo account.
As Jack Ma prepares to step down as chairman of Alibaba Group, he does so after the online sales promotion he has championed for a decade notched another record.
His vilification as the embodiment of "white monopoly capital" has Johann Rupert disillusioned about South Africa. But President Cyril Ramaphosa's call to treat entrepreneur as "heroes" might entice him to lend a hand.
Alibaba Group Holding co-founder Jack Ma cautioned China’s business and political leaders to prepare for the trade war with the US to last longer and have a bigger impact than most people think.
Alibaba Group, China’s biggest online emporium, “will do anything to share technology” with Africa, says founder and chair Jack Ma.
Jack Ma, the CEO of the Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba, gave an interview at the Davos World Economic Forum with Bloomberg TV’s Charlie Rose.
The market for private jets is a small but fast growing aviation segment in China, where rapid economic development has created a surge of new wealth.
As Alibaba prepares for what could be the biggest tech company IPO to date, the Chinese e-commerce giant has been counselling employees.
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