The art of being human

2015-10-18 10:00

South African artist, Khehla Chepape Makgato has turned his passion into a creative force that has taken his craft from a village in Polokwane to London and Washington DC.

Shuttleworth loses R250m exchange control battle

2015-06-18 11:16

Billionaire Mark Shuttleworth has lost a battle in Johannesburg’s Constitutional Court with the South African Reserve Bank over a R250.5m levy dispute.

Shuttleworth charge was not a tax, court hears

2015-03-04 06:14

The exchange control charge imposed on Mark Shuttleworth formed part of a regulatory environment and was not a tax, the Constitutional Court has heard.

Sarb responsible for Shuttleworth payment - minister

2015-03-03 18:00

The Sarb was responsible for repaying the exit levy imposed on billionaire Mark Shuttleworth when he took his capital out of SA, the Constitutional Court has heard.

Sarb, Shuttleworth row before ConCourt

2015-03-02 13:08

The Constitutional Court will hear the SA Reserve Bank's application for leave to appeal a Supreme Court of Appeal judgment in favour of entrepreneur Mark Shuttleworth.

Attorney outlines impact of Shuttleworth case

2014-10-03 07:00

The effect of billionaire businessman Mark Shuttleworth's appeal victory against Sarb is not nearly as far-reaching as some had hoped, says an expert.

Shuttleworth wins R250m case against Sarb

2014-10-01 17:09

Billionaire businessman Mark Shuttleworth has won his appeal against the SA Reserve Bank and has been awarded R250m with interest by the court of appeal.

Shuttleworth's next big plan

2013-11-10 14:47

A tiny island country in the Gulf of Guinea is set to get a major cash-injection as South African billionaire Mark Shuttleworth gets ready to invest R960m to develop a world-class tourist resort.

Shuttleworth paves way for forex review

2013-07-21 14:39

Even though an application by billionaire entrepreneur Mark Shuttleworth has been dismissed, it paves the way for a review of the country's exchange control system.

Shuttleworth: Don't force us to leave SA

2013-06-12 22:54

Billionaire entrepreneur Mark Shuttleworth says it is a shame SA encourages people to emigrate rather than allowing them to build global operations from home.


Shuttleworth tax battle explained

2015-06-18 12:51

The Constitutional Court has explained the legalities behind billionaire South African entrepreneur Mark Shuttleworth's R250.5m exit levy.

Peter Diamandis – Why investing in nuclear today is a bad idea

2015-05-28 15:55

An industry expert warns that investing in coal and nuclear power plants is a terrible mistake, as the law of exponentiality makes the cost of renewables ever cheaper.

Judgment reserved in Shuttleworth case

2015-03-03 21:15

The Constitutional Court has reserved judgment in the Reserve Bank application for leave to appeal a Supreme Court of Appeal judgment in favour of billionaire Mark Shuttleworth.

Court hears who had to make Shuttleworth call

2015-03-03 12:53

The decision whether to reverse an exit charge on Mark Shuttleworth's capital transfer out of SA should not have rested with the Reserve Bank, the Constitutional Court has heard.

South Africans wealthier than the Queen: Britain’s rich list

2014-11-12 11:07

Britain's richest people are wealthier than ever, with a healthy sprinkling of South African names helping to boost their collective wealth by 13% from last year to £518.9bn.

Shuttleworth shares Sarb win with Africa

2014-10-01 19:10

South African billionaire Mark Shuttleworth, who won back R250m plus interest from the Reserve Bank in an exchange control case, says he will use the money to uphold rights for all Africans.

Shuttleworth to appeal R250m levy

2014-08-24 14:56

Billionaire businessman Mark Shuttleworth is set to appeal a R250m levy imposed by the SA Reserve Bank to get some of his assets out of the country in 2009.

Ubuntu appeals for 'superphone' cash

2013-07-23 08:05

Linux Ubuntu developer Canonical has launched a public campaign to raise $32m in its quest to build a new device.

Shuttleworth loses in court

2013-07-18 22:01

Billionaire entrepreneur Mark Shuttleworth's bid to have South Africa's entire exchange control system declared unconstitutional has failed.

Shuttleworth bid: SA could face ruin

2013-06-11 22:35

Mark Shuttleworth's bid to have South Africa's exchange control system declared unconstitutional could devastate the country, according to the Reserve Bank.

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