05 October 2017
The Competition Commission drops its investigation into Aspen and turns its focus on Vodacom.
While KPMG SA might have withdrawn the findings and conclusions of a controversial "forensic" report into an alleged covert unit in SARS as well as offered...
Following on from the successful Liberal Democrat annual conference in Bournemouth and the equally successful Labour Party conference in Brighton last month... #ChrisGilmour
Zeder Investments has reported a sharp fall in first-half earnings, on the back of a drop in earnings from Pioneer Foods, its biggest investment.
Echo Polska is selling a portfolio of Polish office properties for €160 million so it can invest in more retail properties.
The SAPS admitted failure in reaching its own performance targets due to "dereliction of duty" when its generals appeared before Parliament's police committee. Sans acting national...
In Part 1 of the #Guptaleaks: The McKinsey Dossier, we detailed how global consultancy McKinsey lined up a R9.4-billion bonanza from Eskom with the help of...
04 October 2017
Stadio was given a good reception as it listed on the JSE this morning, rallying as much as 39% from its opening price of R5.55.
Exxaro has announced plans to start selling down its 42.7% stake in Tronox through a public offering of the titanium dioxide and chemicals business in the...
It was a good weekend for supporters of the ANC Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa after his camp scored a major victory in the Eastern Cape.
NEPI Rockcastle raised R5.2 billion through an accelerated bookbuild yesterday, sending its shares as much as 4.1% lower.
Sovereign Foods says it has returned to profitability after it reported a loss last year due to rising feed costs.
Earlier in 2017, the SECTION27 executive director announced that he would be stepping down. Heywood was executive director of the Aids Law Project, co-founder of Treatment...
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03 October 2017
Pick n Pay's voluntary severance programme has resulted in once-off retrenchment costs as it cuts costs and modernises its business.
Rolfes has released its 2017 financial results after it had to recalculate last year's numbers due to material accounting errors and an understatement of its impairments.
Coal of Africa has sold its Mooiplaats colliery in a move that will help it deliver on its flagship Makhado Project.
Despite preventative action taken at its commercial layer farms in the Western Cape, avian influenza has been confirmed in some poultry houses.
TeleMasters says the pressure of a free market is evident in the telecoms sector as the average price of voice minutes keeps falling, putting pressure on...
02 October 2017
Sun International is putting the brakes on its expansion in South America after investments in Colombia and Panama haven't panned out as planned.
Although conditions in the container leasing market have improved, Trencor has reported a first-half loss due to impairments of its container fleets.
The company has scaled back the development plan for its Makhado Project, which will accelerate production with lower capital investment.
Altron subsidiary Bytes UK has bought Blenheim, the owner of value-added-reseller Phoenix Software, as it expands its international ICT footprint.
In a fast-changing environment, Bowler Metcalf says its two key business interests have “commendably mastered” their respective challenges.
29 September 2017
Naspers has increased its stake in Delivery Hero to 23.6%, making it the largest shareholder in the food delivery service.
Sportsmen and women are not immune to the economic downturn as they cut back on buying gear from the likes of Sportsman Warehouse and Outdoor Warehouse.
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Brainworks plans to issue shares at R11.50 each, raising about R317 million in next month's listing.
Ethos expects increased investment activity and growth in the portfolio value to provide a positive catalyst to its share price.
More than a year ago, on 15 September 2016, SARS Commissioner Tom Moyane finally suspended Jonas Makwakwa, his then second-in-command, after the Financial Intelligence Centre had...
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