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Public enterprises director-general Tshediso Matona. Picture: FINANCIAL MAIL

Matona tipped for Eskom hot seat

3 day(s) ago

Eskom is also trying to fill other executive positions in an extremely challenging period for the utility

Business Times

More jitters as Moody's whacks Capitec

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3 day(s) ago

Moody’s warned of its ‘heightened concerns’ about the risk of Capitec’s consumer lending focus

Business Times

Now R699 founder takes on Facebook

Picture: REUTERS
3 day(s) ago

Albert Venter is suing one of the customers who fell victim to his car scheme for R1m for ‘defamation’

Business Times

Standard Bank pays for risky business

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3 day(s) ago

Lethargic attitude to home market costs lender, writes Thekiso Anthony Lefifi

Business Times

Coronation's Abil move stirs up storm

Karl Leinberger, chief investment officer at Coronation Fund Managers. Picture: FINANCIAL MAIL
3 day(s) ago

Coronation's R4bnexposure to micro lender is small change compared with R30bn it made on Naspers's rise

Business Times

Could Africa be the next China?

Picture: THINKSTOCK
3 day(s) ago

Policies that develop the ever-growing number of young people can lift the continent out of poverty

Business Times

Geek becomes entrepreneur-breeding dragon

South African entrepreneur Vinny Lingham. Picture: SUNDAY TIMES
3 day(s) ago

Vinny Lingham, who has just made megabucks in a US deal, has jetted back to South Africa to film the local version of the UK hit reality-TV show Dragon’s Den

Business Times

Lending balloon blamed on deficient oversight

Abil CEO Leon Kirkinis. Picture: FINANCIAL MAIL
3 day(s) ago

Ineffective oversight of the National Credit Act played a major role in the African Bank crisis and in the reckless ballooning of unsecured lending, say experts

Business Times

We won't go that way — Capitec

Capitec CEO Gerrie Fourie
3 day(s) ago

Gerrie Fourie, Capitec's new CEO, says his bank is more stable than its failed rival

Business Times

Shoprite, Spar eat words over food storm

Picture: SUNDAY TIMES
3 day(s) ago

Food behemoths try to defuse row over whether their stores altered or removed food labels on outdated food products that could make people ill

Business Times

Woes at Ellerines could be a windfall for rival retailers

An Ellerines store in Randburg, Johannesburg.  Picture: MICHAEL ETTERSHANK
3 day(s) ago

Ellerines's collapse into business rescue is likely to benefit rival furniture retailers but will probably lead to massive job losses

Opinion

THE LAST WORD: Grovel, grovel, Telkom's in trouble

There's a special place in corporate hell for companies that release crucial announcements late on Fridays, before public holidays or over Christmas

Opinion

RANTS AND SENSE: Do CEOs have a limited shelf life?

Leon Kirkinis. Picture: FINANCIAL MAIL

African Bank CEO Leon Kirkinis' 21 years at the helm is a warning to CEOs not to overstay their welcome

Opinion

SIGN POST: Smartphone taxi apps go Uber large

Exactly a year after Uber arrived in SA to change the face of private taxi services, it is about to disrupt the world of metered taxis

Opinion

No need for neutrality rules in SA just yet

The worry is that without net neutrality, big telecoms companies could use their broadband infrastructure in homes to block or impede certain types of content

Opinion

BULLS EYE: Cyber war against faceless foe is no fun

Let us put aside quibbles about percentage points. It is just nitpicking

Opinion

The long and the short of Abil's fall

Picture: MICHAEL ETTERSHANK

The African Bank debacle highlights fundamental flaws in our corporate ownership model

Opinion

Creating a blind bureaucracy to lead insurers over the cliff

Picture: THINKSTOCK

SA insurance industry is under great threat with policymakers intent on implementing a ‘twin peaks’ model of financial regulation and supervision

Opinion

Localisation has to become lekker

Picture: THINKSTOCK

Localisation supports the government’s vision to build a strong local manufacturing base to power industrialisation objectives

Opinion

THE CHATTER: Ebola also threatens economies, says Moody's

Picture: THINKSTOCK

Ebola virus could wreak ‘significant’ economic and fiscal damage on the West African countries worst affected by the disease

Opinion

STOCK TALK: Naspers uses its cents to keep in Beijing's good books

Picture: SHELLEY CHRISTIANS

Strong results from Tencent shows just how much money you can make in that Asian country when you stay on the government's right side

Business Times

FAME & FORTUNE: Money advice? Save, don't spend

STARTING AT THE BOTTOM: Pete Goffe-Wood was once a wine steward, earning R10 a day plus tips. Picture: FREDLIN ADRIAAN/THE HERALD
3 day(s) ago

Food alchemist Pete Goffe-Wood has been a professional chef for the past 28 years and is also on ‘MasterChef South Africa’ as a judge. He speaks to Adele Shevel

 
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