We interview Alex Klein about his plans to take on Microsoft and Apple and how crowdfunding on the internet is making it possible for entrepreneurs to offer something unique for software hackers and other tech enthusiasts
With a nation in mourning at the passing of its first democratically-elected president, South Africans are flocking to Robben Island where Nelson Mandela was imprisoned for 18 years.
Young and old alike flock to Nelson Mandela's home in Houghton, Johannesburg, to pay their last respects
Residents of Soweto and surrounding areas gather outside the former home of the late Nelson Mandela, South Africa’s first democratically elected president
The City of Cape Town opens public transport to allow residents to travel to the Grand Parade for an interfaith memorial service for Nelson Mandela
“Our people have lost a father. We knew that this day would come. Nothing can diminish our sense of a profound and enduring loss. His tireless struggle for freedom earned him the respect of the world,” President Jacob Zuma said in a live broadcast from the Union Buildings on Thursday.
As news that former president Nelson Mandela had died spread on Thursday night, hundreds of Johannesburg residents gathered outside his Houghton home to bid farewell to the freedom stalwart.
Public Enterprises Minister Malusi Gigaba talks about Transnet's five-year contract with nine black- and female-owned companies for the supply of homebase fuel, diesel and marine fuel to the parastatal, in a landmark deal worth R15.5bn
David Faulkner, economist at HSBC, discusses the outlook for the South African economy, with a slight improvement expected in the fourth quarter
A Democratic Alliance parliamentary review states that Parliament is constrained in its attempts to exercise oversight of the executive and hold it to account, due to the large African National Congress majority of nearly two-thirds
Speaking at a press briefing in Johannesburg, church leaders encourage people to reject the e-tolls system in peaceful and nonviolent ways
Business Day TV talks to Bidvest CEO Brian Joffe on his group’s bid to grow its stake in Adcock Ingram and his opposition to the CFR deal
The WWF-SA launches a report on linefish, prompted by the 10-year anniversary of the emergency action taken in the fishing sector
With vehicle sales falling nearly 5%, more than double the rate expected, Retail Motor Industry director Gary McCraw discusses the state of the industry
Business Unity South Africa presents its outlook for 2014 to journalists in Sandton.
Mpact CEO Bruce Strong explains the purpose of the Buy Back SA campaign and its potential to improve the country’s economic outlook
Business Day talks to astronaut Dr Mae Jemison at the Technology Top 100 Business Awards 2013 about how young South Africans can get better educated through experimentation, and about her exciting space-travel project
Business Day editor at large Evan Pickworth chats to TransUnion Africa CEO Geoff Miller about the credit bureau
The Editing Allowed panel discusses growth figures, protests and e-tolls
ANC treasurer-general Zweli Mkhize says the private sector needs to put more effort into implementing objectives in the National Development Plan
South Africa's tax-paying ranking improved from 32 to 24 according to a report released by auditing firm PwC.
The Editing Allowed panel discusses Eskom running out of options and why there is hesitation about South Africa building more power stations.
KPMG CEO Moses Kgosana understands the catch-22 of affirmative action
This week it’s a full panel, discussing a foreign investor being shown the door by an agency of the state, black farmers are trying to block a R2.5bn takeover by an American company over a South African one and the possible appointment of Robert McBride to head the Independent Police Investigative Directorate.
Mamphela Ramphele, who has launched her new autobiography, talks journalist Brent Meersman about the death of her firstborn, Steve Biko’s death by torture and her subsequent successes in politics and business
In the first part of this Business Day Dialogue, energy experts talk about the business part of the government's renewable energy procurement programme mme.
In the second part of this Business Day Dialogue energy sector experts discuss the benefits of a varied energy solution for South Africa
Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies punts campaign aimed at encouraging purchasing of locally manufactured goods ahead of the coming festive season and beyond