NEWS ARCHIVES


19 July 2017

The A-bomb – R2-billion amnesty package for Zuma?

An offer of R2-billion has been presented to Jacob Zuma, making it the most significant financial amnesty ever made to a sitting head of state....

SAP opens probe into South African unit kickback reports

SAP has put four senior managers in South Africa on leave and begun a probe...

From the Inside: A toe in the Berg River water

So Bergrivier Council decided to pull the lever within its control. - Helen Zille

Dollars and Gmails: How the FBI could start sniffing around Gupta corruption

US law makes it a criminal offense to engage in or attempt to engage in a financial transaction involving funds that are known to be the...

WATCH: South Africa rising – mass movement targets Zuptas on Mandela Day

The Conference for the Future of South Africa is a landmark event, and we encourage organisations that are not yet part of our process to join...

Gentle serenade sends rhino calf to sleep

A video recorded by Petronel Niewoudt of the Care For Wild Rhino Sanctuary shows the female calf called Pepper relaxing...




18 July 2017

17-year Richemont veteran Georges Kern steps down 4 months into new gig

Richemont said it regrets the loss and didn't name a replacement...

South Africa Suspends Mining Charter Pending Court Challenge

South African Minerals Minister Mosebenzi Zwane has suspended the controversial new Mining Charter pending judgment...

South African Communists to Contest Presidential Elections

The South African Communist Party said it will contest future presidential elections independent of its ally...

S. Africa Central Bank to Proceed With Action Against Mkhwebane

South Africa's central bank will persist in seeking a court order to set aside an instruction from the nation's anti-graft ombudsman...

Cannabis Chronicles: Dagga Couple go global

From the end of July to the middle of August, South Africa will be on the front lines of international drug policy reform...




17 July 2017

17-year Richemont veteran Georges Kern steps down 4 months into new gig

Richemont said it regrets the loss and didn't name a replacement...

Breitling Is Said to Poach Richemont's Watch Chief as CEO

Swiss watchmaker Breitling has hired a top manager from rival Richemont as chief executive officer...

South Africa Suspends Mining Charter Pending Court Challenge

South African Minerals Minister Mosebenzi Zwane has suspended the controversial new Mining Charter pending judgment...

South Africa Is Said to Mull State Internet Company Merger

South Africa is considering a merger of state-owned technology companies Broadband Infraco and Sentech...

S. Africa Central Bank to Proceed With Action Against Mkhwebane

South Africa's central bank will persist in seeking a court order to set aside an instruction from the nation's anti-graft ombudsman...

Cannabis Chronicles: Dagga Couple go global

From the end of July to the middle of August, South Africa will be on the front lines of international drug policy reform...




15 July 2017

South Africa's Woolworths sees up to 10% fall in profit

Annual profit at South African upmarket retailer Woolworths Holdings could fall by as much as 10 percent...

Bloomberg editors on SA: Zuma wrecking ball risks destroying country

It’s not often that you see an editorial written by Bloomberg editors issuing warnings over the state of South Africa...

Dear Mr Malema, if you can win my Zurich land back, I'm out of here

Former ANC Youth League leader and now the head of the EFF, Julius Malema, has persistently called for expropriation of land without compensation...

The Endgame for SAA?

Government, as the owner of the airline, has had to bail out the airline with a R2.3-billion grant...

Taxi violence leads to rank and route closures in Soweto

Nxumalo said “every war has casualties” but added that they were sorry for the families of innocent people who had lost their lives in the taxi...

South African lions shot dead after Kruger Park escape

A trio of lions which escaped from South Africa's flagship Kruger National Park have been shot dead after killing a cow...

No Summertime Blues for Investec as Yellen Renews Risk Rally

Just when John Stopford thought he was out, they pulled him back in.

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

Imbalie Beauty has accepted a conditional offer from CAVI Brands which, if all conditions are met, will result in CAVI acquiring 70% of certain operating subsidiaries...

Corporate Finance Activity of the Week

RH Bophelo lists on the JSE. The company listed on the main board listing on July 12, 2017 as a SPAC.

Thorts - ‘Radical Economic Transformation’ in the mining sector – unconstitutional?

The latest Mining Charter has set the target for Black ownership at 30%, and emphasises that owners must be Black entrepreneurs, employees and communities...




14 July 2017

Rand hits one-week best; stocks lifted by banking and mining shares

"Losing the investment grade rating on local bonds is also a big worry," said le Roux...

Corrupting the country’s soul, Zupta style: South Africa, you are on your own

Who you gonna call? The Public Protector? Nah, she tripped up on a typo while trying to capture the Reserve Bank...

Future prospects for SAA? Near-bankrupt Air Zim cuts third of workforce

To date, South Africa has thankfully avoided going down the same economic disastrous route of its northern neighbour Zimbabwe...

School Maths: Dropping the bar for mathematics passes may not add up

A proposal by the Department of Basic Education could put paid to the requirement that pupils in Grades 7, 8 and 9 pass maths in order...

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

Imbalie Beauty has accepted a conditional offer from CAVI Brands which, if all conditions are met, will result in CAVI acquiring 70% of certain operating subsidiaries...

Corporate Finance Activity of the Week

RH Bophelo lists on the JSE. The company listed on the main board listing on July 12, 2017 as a SPAC.

What is EasyEquities?

All you need to know about EasyEquities, how to buy shares in your favorite brands & companies & R50 on us to help you get started...

Thorts - ‘Radical Economic Transformation’ in the mining sector – unconstitutional?

The latest Mining Charter has set the target for Black ownership at 30%, and emphasises that owners must be Black entrepreneurs, employees and communities...




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