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Lonmin in murky BEE plan

3 day(s) ago

Lonmin stands accused of bulldozing through an empowerment deal with the Bapo Ba Mogale community, on whose land it has been mining for decades

Business Times

More tears for R699 scheme as staff revolt

Picture: THINKSTOCK
2 day(s) ago

Staff now accuse mastermind Albert Swart of cheating them out of pay

Business Times

PIC loses patience with bosses' pay

2 day(s) ago

The PIC has voted against the remuneration policies of 23 of the 59 investee companies that held AGMs in the June quarter

Business Times

Why Tsogo loan isn't easy money after all

Tsogo Sun CEO Marcel von Aulock.   Picture: TSOGO SUN
2 day(s) ago

It turns out it is not quite the payout for the privileged we've been told about, writes Ann Crotty

Business Times

Zimbabwe slashes its growth forecast

2 day(s) ago

Zimbabwe has cut its growth forecast for this year to 3.1% from 6.1%, in line with projections from the International Monetary Fund.

Business Times

Executives coin it on share-incentive plans

Sanlam CEO Johan van Zyl. Picture: FINANCIAL MAIL
2 day(s) ago

The public rarely gets a full insight into how extraordinarily generous share schemes for executives can be

Business Times

'Nationalisation alone will fix capital's crime'

UP IN ARMS: Amcu members listen to leader Joseph Mathunjwa at Wonderkop Stadium in Marikana, near Rustenburg earlier this month. Workers’ show of force signalled their intention to continue striking. Picture: PUXLEY MAKGATHO
2 day(s) ago

The Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union's economist says good riddance as Amplats plans to sell its mines, writes Chris Barron

Business Times

Red tape puts plug in Africa's rich oil bounty

Ngoako Ramatlhodi.  Picture: SUNDAY WORLD
2 day(s) ago

PwC says regulatory uncertainty is the major impediment to investors developing oil and gas businesses in Africa

Business Times

Nedbank boss plans leadership shake-up

Picture: RUSSELL ROBERTS
2 day(s) ago

Dave Macready, the head of the lender’s wealth division, is likely to be announced as Ingrid Johnson's successor

Business Times

Once-mighty Anglo mulls mine selloff

Anglo American CEO Mark Cutifani. Picture: MARTIN RHODES
2 day(s) ago

Anglo American, which once dominated the South African economy, may exit more mines in the country as it looks to sell underperforming assets

Business Times

Long way home for migrants' money

PERCEIVED THREAT: The ANC’s proposal to tighten immigration controls may increase the vulnerability of migrants, rights groups say. Picture: SOWETAN
2 day(s) ago

There are signs of a shake-up in growing remittance market, writes Asha Speckman

Opinion

Daddy, I want to be in corporate finance

Rob Rose asks how it is that a time when everyone is threatening to strike, SA’s lawyers and bankers are building ever more opulent palaces

Opinion

BULL'S EYE: Languid bulls rob markets of excitement

Summer holiday lethargy lies thick across developed-world markets, writes Jeremy Thomas

Opinion

THE CHATTER: Why not a shorter week in an era of longer life?

Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim. Picture: REUTERS

Our working week seems normal to us because it is what we have always known and what everyone else does, writes Michael Skapinker

Opinion

Big data a winner in the World Cup

App Match Insights could gather data before and during a match and use it to influence the coach’s tactical decisions while the game is on, writes Arthur Goldstuck

Opinion

The informal sector deserves a legal boost

The informal sector is a significant, but often forgotten, source of economic activity and employment, writes Caroline Skinner

Opinion

Fracking: beware what lies beneath

BIG PLANS: Shell has reserved another $250m for drilling exploration wells in the Karoo. Picture: THE HERALD

Experience urges us to be cautious about the claims being made for fracking — and not just in South Africa, writes Ann Crotty

Opinion

Tiny digital doctors to track your health

Managed correctly, the technological changes sweeping through healthcare should have a hugely beneficial impact on people’s lives, writes Duncan McLeod

Opinion

The world's richest are getting richer

Picture: THINKSTOCK

South African wine and wildlife estates among prime property in growing demand, writes Adrew Golding

Opinion

RANTS AND SENSE: Without ashes, where would our phoenix be?

SA has now had two decades of growth and development that would have been inconceivable during the apartheid era, writes Bruce Whitfield

Business Times

Race to own Kyalami over in a flash

2 day(s) ago

The new owners plan to preserve the property as a racetrack, driven largely by Porsche CEO Toby Vente

Business Times

Absa Wealth bleeds talent at the top amid mutters over pay

Absa Capital CE Stephen van Coller answers questions at the Pinnacle Point  commission of inquiry in Cape Town on Monday. Picture: TREVOR SAMSON
2 day(s) ago

Trueman Zuma, head of its Global Research and Investments operation, calls it quits

 
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