ARTICLES RELATING TO JOHANN RUPERT

Super-rich SA duo Rupert, Motsepe to take majority share in Bulls?

2019-10-09 15:00

Two of South Africa's wealthiest businessmen have reportedly made a bid to take a majority share in the Bulls.

RLG jewellery heist: How thieves walked away with R300m in luxury goods - report

2019-08-18 11:41

A gang of thieves used hammers, chisels and angle grinders to break into RLG (Richemont Luxury Goods), which is part of Johann Rupert's Richemont business group on Friday, getting away with R300m worth of jewellery in the heist.

WATCH: Rupert, Steinhoff and Wiese - Unpacking 'The Stellenbosch Mafia' with Pieter du Toit

2019-07-23 11:26

In his latest book, Pieter du Toit - News24's Assistant Editor for in-depth news - explores the roots of Stellenbosch, and closely examines its "club" of billionaires.

EFF's Floyd Shivambu and his secret Johann Rupert rendezvous

2019-07-21 08:00

EFF deputy president Floyd Shivambu spent an afternoon at an exclusive wine estate in Stellenbosch discussing potential business plans with one of South Africa's richest men, Johann Rupert.

Richemont's watch sales decline as Hong Kong protests sting

2019-07-18 10:46

Richemont reported a surprise drop in revenue from its watch business, with protests in Hong Kong cutting sales in a key luxury market for the owner of Cartier.

Decoding Johann Rupert: Given Mkhari weighs in

2018-12-10 14:40

SA multi-billionaire Johann Rupert's remarks in a discussion at a PowerFM event last week has drawn responses from South Africans which show that the country still has "deep racial and class" divisions, host Given Mkhari has said.

How Johann Rupert's charm offensive backfired

2018-12-06 15:17

Johann Rupert's interview seems to have been an attempt to speak directly to a demographic that he feels has misunderstood him. But it went horribly wrong.

Rupert's interview provides hard lessons for those willing to take them

2018-12-06 10:41

South Africans have a choice: either they dismiss the "condescending" Rupert (who is he, after all, to tell black people what to do with their hard-earned creditworthiness?) or take the hard lesson, writes Mpumelelo Mkhabela.

10 things Johann Rupert said about the SA economy during THAT interview

2018-12-06 06:25

From controversial views on young black people to tips on how to get rich, billionaire Johann Rupert's interview with PowerFM on Tuesday night has sparked widespread criticism on social media and in some business circles.

'Apology, no insult intended': Johann Rupert takes to Twitter to apologise for comments made in PowerFM interview

2018-12-05 17:34

Multi-billionaire and business mogul Johann Rupert has apologised on Twitter, saying he didn't mean to offend anyone, following comments he made in a PowerFM interview.

 

WATCH | Red tape thwarting SA’s green energy projects - analyst

2019-08-22 07:57

The L'Ormarins Wine Estate in Franschhoek has a green energy story to tell, but claims excessive red tape is stopping it from sharing its spoils. Watch.

Stellenbosch University searches for new chancellor as Johann Rupert set to bow out

2019-08-11 20:20

Nominations for a new Stellenbosch University chancellor will open next week.

I have no relationship with Johann Rupert - EFF's Floyd Shivambu

2019-07-21 21:35

EFF deputy president Floyd Shivambu says he has no relationship with one of South Africa's richest men, Johann Rupert.

EXTRACT | The Stellenbosch Mafia: 'Floyd advised me to do PowerFM interview – Rupert

2019-07-21 07:00

While Julius Malema was attacking Johann Rupert and ranting about white monopoly capital, Floyed Shivambu advised Rupert to set the record straight in public and suggested ways he might achieve that.

Johann Rupert is not an aberration but the norm

2018-12-13 11:54

The tendency to use the black middle class as a way of assessing the socio-economic conditions of South Africa is misleading because the middle class is a minority and does not reflect the entire populace, writes Mcebo Dlamini.

White monopoly capital according to Johann Rupert

2018-12-06 19:44

"What does white monopoly capital mean?" Rupert said, after Mkhari introduced him as the face of the concept. "Yes, I’m white, or I mean a white person. Show me a monopoly we have ever had, show me one monopoly I have ever had, just one, please."

The lost message in the Johann Rupert interview

2018-12-06 13:06

Everyone became outraged and had their feelings hurt, because the no nonsense, rich white man stated facts and didn’t worry about their sensibilities.

We should all be Iman Rappetti

2018-12-06 09:23

When Iman Rappetti stood up to Given Mkhari and Johann Rupert during the Chairman's Conversation at her own expense she did what others in the room failed to do, writes Tshidi Madia.

Rupert schooled in the art of talking but not listening

2018-12-05 20:33

The interview with Johann Rupert encapsulated what many South African citizens feel: everyone talks and shouts. The other side awaits their chance to respond. But no-one listens, writes Charlene Naidoo.

Ferial Haffajee: So a really rich white guy said really dumb things, and you're surprised?

2018-12-05 16:30

Does Johann Rupert still define South African capitalism? Not really, says Ferial Haffajee.

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