Good start tackling investor negativity, Mr President - but a key stakeholder was absent

2018-12-28 06:00

President Cyril Ramaphosa has done his best to tackle investor negativity, but the most urgent challenge is still to engage the unemployed, says Vuslat Bayoglu.

5 questions: BUSA CEO on transformation & what graduates should do to get a job

2018-11-11 15:44

Fin24 sat down with Tanya Cohen, CEO of Business Unity South Africa, the apex organisation that played a key role in coordinating business input to the Jobs Summit and Investment Conference.

Ramaphosa slams policy uncertainty, praises African Free Trade area at investment forum

2018-11-08 13:37

The president was addressing delegates at the opening plenary of the African Development Bank’s Africa Investment Forum at the Sandton Convention centre.

R290bn! The investment strike is over, declares Ramaphosa

2018-10-26 19:04

President Cyril Ramaphosa has declared the "investment strike" by business over as R290bn was committed to the SA economy.

Why Ramaphosa should look closer to home in his $100bn hunt

2018-10-25 08:00

There’s said to be over R1trn in cash just sitting idle on company balance sheets in South Africa, says fund manager Darryn Faulds.

Alibaba founder Jack Ma to give keynote address at Ramaphosa's Investment Summit

2018-10-18 14:27

Alibaba founder and tech billionaire Jack Ma will deliver a keynote address at the upcoming Investment Summit in Johannesburg next week, as President Cyril Ramaphosa seeks to attract billions in new investments to kickstart SA's lagging economy.

Ramaphosa's plan could boost growth to 4.5%

2018-04-22 05:55

President sets ambitious target of R1.2 trillion in investment during Commonwealth Summit in London.

Ramaphosa's plan to attract R1.2 trillion in investment marks potential new dawn

2018-04-18 13:42

President Cyril Ramaphosa’s plan to raise over R1trn in new investment has been hailed by economists as the beginning of a 'new dawn' for South Africa's economy after years of low growth and policy uncertainty.

Ramaphosa kickstarts R1.2trn investor promise at Commonwealth summit

2018-04-17 10:56

Ramaphosa is leading South Africa’s delegation to the 53-member Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting taking place in the UK.


Ramaphosa's Investment Conference may lead to 165 000 jobs - PwC report

2018-11-14 15:32

While Trade and Industry Minister Rob Minister Davies has said the pledges are "firm commitments", PwC says its rosy projections could change if the investments don't materialise.

The Big Read: BUSA CEO Tanya Cohen on changing tack in business after a 'decade of destruction'

2018-11-10 11:58

Business Unity South Africa CEO Tanya Cohen believes SA may exit the recession in 2019, but says but says there has been a decade of destruction and government must take some extraordinary steps to reverse it.

Investment summit: What was behind the showbiz style?

2018-10-31 12:16

Many projects announced were already in the pipeline. So was there substance in the flourishes? asks Alan Hirsch.

These 10 companies have just pledged to invest over R130 billion in SA at Ramaphosa's Investment Summit

2018-10-26 14:17

Just 10 companies have between them pledged almost the entire R150 billion target for the President's Investment Summit, as the new administration builds towards a R1.4 trillion grand target.

Energy, water are 'huge' opportunities, says Ramaphosa investment envoy

2018-10-19 07:45

Mining, energy, water, manufacturing and agri-processing are industries that present 'huge opportunities' for investors looking at South Africa, according to Jacko Maree.

Now all eyes on Ramaphosa's Investment Summit as skeptics raise red flags

2018-10-11 17:54

Hot on the heels of the recent Jobs Summit, the upcoming Investment Summit holds significant hopes for a country in deep economic crisis - but, say skeptics, it will not be easy turning things around.

Ramaphosa says he'll use his private sector experience to grow SA economy

2018-04-19 12:43

Speaking to the UK media, the president reasons that SA can boost its growth rate to more than double the 2017 level if the country attracts enough investment and institutes reforms.

Ramaphosa's five fin-doctors: Meet the team tasked with selling SA to investors

2018-04-18 11:02

Fin24 looks at the five people the president has tasked with creating buzz around new investment opportunities in SA ahead of a major summit he hopes will contribute over R1trn to the economy over five years.

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