How to find your next big idea and make it happen, from a CEO who's done it

2020-01-26 12:33

Travis Schneider has cofounded three different companies. Here's his advice for ideating a thriving business.

Africa Scotland Business Network aims to increase business participation

2020-01-22 17:20

Since the launch of the Africa Scotland Business Network in Cape Town in November 2019, it has grown organically to a membership of 86.

“I’ve been intentional in how I shape Bathu and that has helped with our growth,” says founder of Bathu, Theo Baloyi

2020-01-17 09:57

Known for its versatile, colourful and unique designs, local sneaker brand Bathu has grown immensely since its inception in 2015. With the brand’s new warehouse in Centurion, Pretoria, the business hopes to employ 100 people by June 2020

Angola is open for business with more relaxed visa requirements

2020-01-14 21:21

The Angolan government has been introducing several initiatives to encourage investment and business opportunities.

Businessman and scientist Xolani Mkhwanazi has died

2020-01-06 10:44

Mkhwanazi was appointed last year to assist with the turnaround of the embattled EOH, and also served on the board of the PIC and South32.

South Africa's trade surplus widens as imports fall

2019-12-28 11:46

South Africa's trade surplus widened in November as the value of imports of equipment components and chemical products decreased.

A year of stumbling along

2019-12-17 11:41

Many politicians, businesspeople and private companies were left with egg on their faces in 2019. This list takes a look at some of the more damaging blunders.

Business savvy sisters self-funded the first company to bring plastic bricks to SA - ‘I left my auditing job to do this’

2019-12-01 07:01

These women own South Africa's first eco-friendly brick company which manufactures bricks using sand and recycled plastic.

Companies Tribunal aims to settle disputes - but it's understaffed, underfunded with limited scope

2019-11-28 13:20

The Companies Tribunal wants its mandate to be expanded so that it can take on more cases to help companies resolve their disputes, without litigation.


Digitally forward businesses have one thing in common – here’s what!

2020-01-24 14:43

Spoiler alert: The one thing successful, digitally savvy businesses have in common is that they save time. We turned to InnovSoltech to find some time-saving hacks for future focused companies.

Government should get out of the way of business

2020-01-20 12:34

In summary, the ANC ruling elite cannot, and do not wish to connect the dots, the economy is anathema to them.

FEEL GOOD | Meet the 24-year-old woman who started out selling fish and chips on a street corner, now she co-owns two farms

2020-01-17 04:51

She first got into farming through a garden at a nearby school, where she planted spinach, lettuce, carrots, beetroot, and several other leafy greens.

Business confidence in 2019 was the worst since sanctions hit South Africa in 1985

2020-01-09 13:23

Business confidence has been on a steady decline over the past decade.

8 steps to help you tackle a workplace bully

2020-01-05 11:37

Bullying in the workplace is rife and something that employees in South Africa deal with on a regular basis, says the business director of a corporate cultural specialist company.

IAN MANN REVIEWS: The top 3 principles that built Amazon

2019-12-25 16:31

In July 1994, 30-year old Jeff Bezos left his job on Wall Street to start a little online bookstore called The rest is history, says Ian Mann.

Cape Town International Convention Centre is bolstering the Western Cape economy - report

2019-12-19 10:55

The Convention Centre has generated more than 130 465 jobs since its inception in 2003, according to an economic impact report.

Business activity slumps further in November

2019-12-02 12:16

Business activity for November slumped further into dangerous territory, away from the neutral 50-point mark to 39.4 points.

4Sight removed from business rescue

2019-11-29 18:30

IT services company 4Sight has been removed from business rescue, as '"temporary difficulties" have been overcome.

UAE ready to take relations with SA to next level - Dubai Chamber president

2019-11-26 17:59

There is a strengthening of relations between South Africa and the UAE to take cultural and economic ties to the next level, says the CEO of the Dubai Chamber.

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