NEWS ARCHIVES


30 June 2017

Who’s doing what in the South African & African M&A space?

Mediclinic International has acquired, through its Swiss subsidiary Hirslanden, a 64% interest in healthcare clinic Linde Holding Biel...

AngloGold Ashanti to restructure SA ops, 8500 jobs at risk

The company is committed to transparency and will make the plans and assumptions arising from this review...

Gupta-owned company blocks improved healthcare in Mpumalanga

Kwazamakuhle clinic in Hendrina was supposed to open in April...

Auction record $45.8m for German painter Beckmann

He then left his native land for Amsterdam, where he lived in self-exile for a decade, before moving to the United States...

South African court bars schools from promoting any one religion

Argued that it was in the interest of South Africa's democracy that public schools not be allowed to favour a specific religion...

South African firm develops new identification technology.

Developers say field tests so far have shown that aiDX capabilities surpass the accuracy of conventional methods by up to 20 times...

Corporate Finance Activity of the week

The company is proposing to restructure its multi-tiered ownership structure leaving shareholders with the same economic interest...

4 ways you might be sabotaging your own retirement plan

You want to be in a position where you can work if you find employment that you like...

Thorts - Debt vs Equity: the solvency and liquidity test

While the Test is objective, it is not intended to be factual as it requires the consideration of all reasonably foreseeable financial circumstances at the time...

Tricks to make you effortlessly charming

So next time you walk into a room filled with new faces, with a bit of effort it might be you that everybody wants to get...




29 June 2017

Five star Capitec rated by Lafferty as best bank in the world – again

The analysis, which assesses factors like management and strategy alongside the normal balance sheet data, rates Capitec the only five star bank on earth...

Blue Label Telecom to buy mobile device supplier

Blue Label, the largest distributor of pre-paid voice and data airtime in South Africa, said it would buy shares in unlisted 3G Mobile Proprietary Limited in...

Secret ballot: Mbete has an opportunity to discard ANC hat in favour of SA

As Chairperson of the ANC, there is a conflict that some may argue has helped protect the likes of President Jacob Zuma...

What do we need after Zuma?

Important as corruption and state capture are as features of the Jacob Zuma presidency, they do not represent the only elements that need to be addressed...

Tough choices ahead for Kruger National Park

What is the purpose of national parks in modern South Africa and where will the money come from to protect and sustain them? asks TONY CARNIE

Google hit with record EU fine over Shopping service

The company had abused its power by promoting its own shopping comparison service at the top of search results...

Here's How Much the Average Airbnb Host Earns in a Month

The company has helped homeowners across the globe become mini-hoteliers...




28 June 2017

Cancer treatment in the public sector is ‘in crisis'

Cancer services are highly specialised, expensive and are largely only available at academic hospitals: tertiary facilities attached to medical schools...

Naspers rules out $114 billion Tencent stake spin-off

Naspers has splurged around $4 billion since 2012 to drive growth mainly in commerce platforms that include mobile classifieds apps Letgo and OLX...

Group Five says Allan Gray wants breakup, return of ex-CEO Mike Upton

Group Five said its largest shareholder, Allan Gray, has nominated former Chief Executive Officer Mike Upton to the board...

Allan Gray, meet Bill Miller: Why the General Equity Fund may fizzle out

The Allan Gray General Equity Fund, which is almost 20 years old, has had an incredible run since inception, outpacing the JSE All Share Index.

Sibanye’s Cooke mine to get going again after wildcat strike

Sibanye Gold said work at the Cooke mine would resume on Monday with a safety shift...

No such thing as white monopoly capital – ANC Gauteng

The ANC in Gauteng has rubbished the concept of white monopoly capital...

5 Signs You Should Be a Little Worried About the Stock Market

With the stock market near a record high, investors are feeling pretty good about themselves. And that may be a bad sign...




27 June 2017

5 ways Cape Town and Western Cape plan to maintain investor confidence

After engaging with stakeholders, the Western Cape's investment agency Wesgro has set out five ways in which investor confidence can be maintained...

Ace prosecutor Gerrie Nel: Four things SA needs right now to fight corruption

A strong political will; a free judiciary; a free press and an independent and active civil society, according to Gerrie Nel

Glencore's last minute gambit gives Rio cash-or-China dilemma

If it wins, Glencore plans to raise at least $1.5bn by selling or monetizing assets...

JSE inches higher on the back of Naspers and firmer gold prices

Whilst investors on the JSE were eagerly awaiting Naspers’ full year results which were released last week...

Smoke on The Water – what to save when you are about to lose it all

Writer, journalist, producer and musician CHRIS DU PLESSIS lost his home and everything in it during the recent fires that raged through Knysna. Read his story...

Mallett hails 'incredible' Springboks turnaround

Former South Africa forward and coach Nick Mallett hailed the Springboks for completing a 3-0 Test series whitewash over France...

How the Springboks fared as they whitewash France

The Springboks finally buried their Ellis Park bogey against the French with their first-ever victory against the Tricolors in Johannesburg...

Roger Federer beats Alexander Zverev to win Gerry Weber Open in Halle

The 35-year-old Swiss, who is aiming for a record eighth Wimbledon crown and 19th Grand Slam title, beat Alexander Zverev 6-1 6-3 in 53 minutes...




24 June 2017

Does the Auditor-General need more teeth?

Irregular expenditure exploded while there was a reduction in fruitless and wasteful expenditure...

Second week of mass evictions and violent protests in Port Elizabeth

Police conducted a raid at 03:00, arrested 12 and confiscated petrol bombs and tyres...

New charter won't bring down mining sector - Zuma

“And lastly, I’m not standing here because I said Jacob Zuma is a good leader. He was elected by the people of this country. And that...

Curro goes on winter buying spree ahead of Stadio unbundling

Private education group Curro has bought its second academic college in just one month...

Rand strength sets tone for JSE slide

The rand managed to strengthen to highs of R12.94 against the US dollar after trading on the JSE began on Thursday...

Resources slide on continued Mining Charter doubts

Resources shares were again the big losers on the JSE on Thursday as the dust has not settled over the controversial proposed Mining Charter...

Why You Should Think Twice Before Ordering Coffee or Tea on a Plane

Overnight and early morning flights are hard on all of us. Sometimes, the only saving grace is a nice warm cup of tea or coffee to...

Prince Harry says no royal wants to be king or queen

"Even if I was king, I would do my own shopping."

Who’s doing what in the South African & African M&A space?

Datatec subsidiary Logicalis Group has acquired a 54% stake in Packet Systems Indonesia, an ICT systems integrator and service company for $6,8 million (R46,98 million)...

Corporate Finance Activity of the Week

Sibanye has successfully completed a $1,05 billion international corporate bond offering which was approximately two times oversubscribed...

Movers & Shakers -Mmatiki Aphiri

Aphiri has experience in the mining and property sector, specifically on the implications of the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Act...

Thorts - Transversing the boundaries of competition law

In the current times of widespread economic uncertainty, managing regulatory risk is no easy feat...




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