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27 November 2017
Big business has lamented S&P's decision to cut the local currency rating to junk, while Moody’s puts the country on notice for a possible downgrade.
David Mahlobo is not the first Minister of Energy to resort to "endowment" as code for mineral energy resources, or concentrated energy resources that are easily...
Shareholders are in line for a payout as it sells down its stake in the titanium dioxide and chemicals group.
The life assurer says customers are moving into less profitable guaranteed products due to uncertainty.
The number of tourists flocking to the Cape may feel like droves, but in the grand scheme of things the numbers are unlikely to have much...
South Africa's muddled role in championing good governance and peacekeeping on the continent holds little promise of being the beacon of light. By JOHN FILITZ.
24 November 2017
PPC’s restructuring is taking shape since last year’s R4 billion rights issue and an improving debt position.
Last summer’s record maize harvest led to a big drop in input costs
DealMakers and Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr bring you the Corporate finance activity of the week.
Management believes its unsustainable for the company to maintain its costly JSE listing.
The contract services group has made security the third leg of its business.
Your weekly M&A Pulse includes news on JSE-listed companies, non listed companies and companies in Africa. Brought to you by DealMakers and Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr.
The investment group says high demand and low supply will support UK multi-let industrial properties.
In the race between Mauritius and South Africa for the most investor-friendly regime, South Africa’s island rival is gaining ground. Five years ago, South Africa and...
23 November 2017
An independent board says it won’t recommend the deal as it's not fair and reasonable.
The deal will allow SibanyeStillwater to leverage off DRDGold’s proven surface treatment capabilities.
Jonas Makwakwa's disciplinary process seems so tailored that it borders on the realm of being cooked. Tom Moyane tried his utmost to keep the facts and...
The hotels and gaming group says casinos are under pressure due to the weak economy.
The real estate investment trust is forecasting a 6.5% decline in dividends next year.
Last week was full of exciting events! The most notable for me was Naspers. Tencent had reported quarterly results, which were ahead of expectations...
Those who believe Robert Mugabe should be punished for crimes against humanity and stand trial, I agree with you. If you believe that then you must...
22 November 2017
The group says it wants to transform from a South African focused acute care group to an international diversified healthcare provider.
The fund manager has yet to see the positive impact of its re-opened SA Equity and Multi-Asset portfolios.
The ANC's presidential battle will soon come to a head in Mpumalanga, the ANC's second largest province and possibly the most important in determining which way...
The food group has been hurt by rand strength and the drought in the Western Cape.
The taxi financier says minibus taxis are resilient as the main means of transport in South Africa
Cash Paymaster Services, a subsidiary of Net1 UEPS, told the Constitutional Court in May that it made R1.1-billion profit over five years delivering social grants. A...
Evita Bezuidenhout celebrates 20 years of her Darling venue Evita se Perron with a weekly episode of 'Evita's Free Speech'. Here's the Episode 117. By PIETER-DIRK...
21 November 2017
Mr Price said a turnaround at its apparel division and Miladys, as well as strong growth in its in-store card MRP Money, helped lift earnings.
Pioneer Foods has revealed the full impact of an unfavourable maize contract it entered during the recent drought in the north of the country.
The hospitals group faced large write-downs and weak trading conditions in South Africa and the UK.
The message to the Zimbabwe Defence Force must now be - thank you for cleaning up the mess you created but you must now return to...
Poultry prices remained stable over the winter, while feed costs fell, resulting in a big improvement in Astral’s earnings.
The group has reported a rebound in mining and infrastructure activity, but its logistics business is under pressure.
Last week was a tumultuous one in southern African politics, as Robert Mugabe’s ruinous 37 year-old reign was brought to an end by the Zimbabwean military.