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BUSINESS DAY TV: Private healthcare inquiry set to start

Tamara Paremoer, director of the private healthcare market inquiry, speaks to Business Day TV about the scope of the inquiry


PSG Group CEO Piet Mouton discusses company results and Project Internal Focus, which is aimed at focusing on its existing investments

Western Cape government to fight in court over fishing harbours

Western Cape Premier Helen Zille says the Western Cape government will take the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries and the Department of Public Works to court in an intergovernmental dispute

Vavi will not be dumped, says Dlamini

Cosatu president Sdumo Dlamini condemns alleged comment by Numsa that said general secretary Zwelinzima would be dumped if he campaigned for the ANC

BUSINESS DAY TV: Will spoilt ballot campaign make any difference?

Political analyst Sipho Seepe and Vishwas Satgar of the Ronnie Kasrils ‘Vote No’ Campaign debate the merits of the controversial approach

Water supply the biggest concern for agriculture

BDFM talks to Prof Eugene Cloete, vice-rector for research and innovation at the University of Stellenbosch, about water problems South Africa may face in the future

South Africans urged to ‘vote in defence of democracy’

A campaign launched by former intelligence minister Ronnie Kasrils is calling on citizens to ‘spoil’ their ballot or to vote tactically for a minority party

BUSINESS DAY TV: Paramount Group

Paramount Group CEO Ivor Ichikowitz talks about the growing demand in Africa for aerospace products and the potential role South Africa could play in the global aerospace industry


Peter Bruce talks to Anglo American CEO Mark Cutifani about the prospects for the mining group's South African operations

Amcu seeks funds for striking workers

The Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union is asking government and independent organisations to donate money to sustain striking mineworkers ahead of Easter Friday

Defence minister attacks ‘no vote’ campaign

Defence Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula has lashed out at those calling for South Africans to 'spoil their ballots' in the general elections on May 7

Non-traditional players both threat and opportunity for retail banks

Among global bank executives recently surveyed by PwC, as many as 55% believe non-traditional players pose a threat to the traditional retail banking industry

South Africa’s enduring legacy at UN Security Council

In a lecture to students at the University of the Witwatersrand, International Relations and Co-operation Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane hails South Africa’s role in the United Nations Security Council over the past two decades

BUSINESS DAY TV: Resignation of Massmart CEO

Massmart CEO Grant Pattison discusses his decision to leave retailer after seven years at helm, succession planning, his replacement

Increasing demand from investors across Africa

Research by PwC points to global assets under management rising to around $100-trillion by 2020, with significant growth across the African continent as the emerging middle class continues to grow

BUSINESS DAY TV: Job losses ‘seem to be moderating’

Adcorp labour economist Loane Sharp discusses latest employment survey and gives suggestions on how to address platinum sector’s strike woes

Companies must investigate tax implications before taking the leap

Shenaaz Jamal speaks to Jelle Keijmel, international tax specialist at PwC, about why planning for possible withholding taxes is imperative before any consideration can be given to expanding a company's African footprint.

Wind Atlas South Africa to map wind turbine sites

A wind atlas launched in South Africa recently will provide investors and independent power producers with a high-definition map and data to help them identify and access potential wind farm sites across the country

DA says ANC election campaign abuses state resources

Democratic Alliance leader Helen Zille says the party has proof that the ruling African National Congress spent millions in taxpayers’ money on its election campaign

A digital village for Malibongwe Ridge residents

A digital village has been officially handed ove to the community of Malibongwe Ridge, near Cosmo City in Johannesburg

New centre of excellence at Stellenbosch University

Science and Technology Minister Derek Hanekom opens a new centre of excellence for the sciences at Stellenbosch University

Smart cities the future for urbanising Africa

Technology-integrated cities might be one way of solving the problem of an ever-urbanising world population, delegates at the 14th International Winelands Conference hear

BUSINESS DAY TV: China ‘very interested’ in snapping up distressed SA assets

Werksmans Attorneys director and head of business rescue Eric Levenstein gives his insights into Chinese investors’ growing interest in distressed assets

Financial benefits for SA companies offering superior customer service

Accenture research shows $47bn in revenue up for grabs for South African companies offering superior customer service

First antenna of radio telescope project launched

Science and Technology Minister Derek Hanekom officially launched the first of 64 antennas at a remote Karoo site near Carnarvon in the Northern Cape on Thursday

Affirmative action has failed, says Minority Front

Minority Front leader Shameen Thakur-Rajbansi speaks to BDlive on her perceived failure of South Africa's affirmative action policy and why she thinks the practice should be abolished

EDITING ALLOWED: Nkandla and the revised mining bill

Business Day editor in chief Peter Bruce and his guests discuss Public Protector Thuli Madonsela’s report on Nkandla residence and the revised mining bill.

New BEE scorecard allows non-employee skills development points

Business Day talks to Kay Schroeder, a director at law firm Werth Schroeder, about how companies can apply the new BEE codes to benefit themselves and their employees

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