Danie Meintjes, CEO of hospital group Mediclinic, reported their results for the year through March, showing a 12% rise in normalised revenue to R24.7bn and a 53% increase in normalised headline earnings per share to 273.2c. It has increased its dividend to 60.5c per share and that’s from 55c
Adcorp has reported normalised earnings per share increase of 14% to 341.1c. We discuss the details with CEO Richard Pike
Golden Arrow Bus Services has turned to the Supreme Court of Appeal to challenge a high court decision in favour of the City of Cape Town
We analyse the South African Reserve Bank’s latest Leading Business Cycle Indicator, which came in significantly worse than February’s gain
As the Print and Digital Media Transformation Task Team prepares to present its report in parliament, Times Media Group's deputy managing director Andrew Gill said during the hearing in April that the process could result in over-regulation.
The South African Institute of Professional Accountants has welcomed the move by the Minister of Trade and Industry Rob Davies to redraft the proposed Business Licensing Bill. We delve into the topic with the institution’s technical and standards executive, Faith Ngwenya
Prominent human rights lawyer Beatrice Mtetwa, who has represented numerous victims of human rights abuse by the Mugabe regime, says the African Union has failed Zimbabwe.
Consumer goods group Pioneer Foods warns of a challenging trading environment for the rest of the year but for the first half of the current financial year headline earnings per share improved 38%. We break down the figures with CEO Phil Roux
A bad set of interim figures from African Bank Investments Limited pulls its stock down by the most on record. We explore the reasons behind this with chief executive Leon Kirkinis
Professor Raymond Parsons, special policy advisor to Business Unity South Africa, says the government’s National Development Plan may be South Africa’s last opportunity for a long time to avoid a low-growth trap in the economy in the years ahead
Morné van der Merwe, merger and acquisition (M&A) partner at Baker & McKenzie, on how, as the gateway to sub-Saharan Africa, M&A activity in South Africa is expected to rise as foreign investors continue to pursue the continent’s rich natural resources
Coenraad Bezuidenhout, executive director at the Manufacturing Circle, talks about the growing importance of African sales to manufacturers
Retailer Spar posted its first half results and reported that HEPS grew 12% and the interim dividend came in at 179c per share. Summit News Leader speaks to CEO Wayne Hook
Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies highlights the need for more robust industrialisation in South Africa as identified in the Industrial Policy Action Plan.
Ketso Gordhan, CEO, PPC, on the company’s first-half result and reporting that it plans to earn at least 40% of its sales outside South Africa by 2016
Construction firm Stefanutti Stocks may have had an improved second half but a R323m Competition Commission penalty still hammered its margins. Chief executive Willie Meyburgh speaks to us
It’s been a stellar half year for Coronation Fund Managers, with diluted headline earnings per share surging 88% to 163c. We break down the drivers behind that growth with company CEO Anton Pillay
To encourage young South Africans to enter the engineering profession, the Siemens junior cyber junk yard competition offers learners from five provinces the opportunity to build a green energy house.
Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan outlines the economic climate that South Africa’s economy will face in the future
We look at AngloGold Ashanti's interims, which show adjusted headline earnings per share rose to 29 US cents in the January/March quarter from 5 US cents in the last quarter of 2012
Akihiko Tanaka President Japan International Cooperation Agency on the many facets of Japanese African cooperation
Google and Microsoft see the unused spectrum that exists between TV broadcast channels, known as TV white spaces, as the unclaimed areas that could be used to roll out broadband access to rural regions in the most cost-effective manner. Representatives from Google and Microsoft were lobbying at the World Economic Forum on Africa in Cape Town last week to free up the frequency spectrum from tight frequency controls on the continent.
Summit TV takes a look at the 2012 Carbon Disclosure Project Water Disclosure Report and why leading South African companies are setting good examples for their peers
CEO Nick Holland discusses Goldfields’s quarterly results and the cost-cutting measures underway to improve the overall margin and reposition the company
Ernst & Young has released an African Attractiveness survey, which shows inflows to the continent are forecast to reach $150bn by 2015. Ernst & Young’s Michael Lalor tells us more
In his state of the city of Johannesburg address, executive mayor Parks Tau announced plans to build the 'corridors of freedom' to stitch together the previously racially divided metropolitan.
Summit TV talks to William Tankard of Thomson Reuters GFMS about the outlook for South Africa’s embattled platinum mines
Nigeria is looking to South Africa’s advanced motor sector for expertise and technical assistance as it seeks to create a new-car market in the continent’s second-biggest economy. This emerged at the SA-Nigeria Business Forum held in Cape Town on Tuesday. South Africa would in turn provide the parts that are needed in the assembly process.