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Finding the correct solutions to our mathematics problems

We talk to Prof Ingrid Rewitzky from the Faculty of Science at the University of Stellenbosch about the current mathematics curriculum in South Africa and where the problems lie

Kyalami racetrack sold for record R205m at auction

Porsche SA outbids the rest, snapping up the Kyalami racetrack for a record R205m at an auction in Hyde Park, Johannesburg


Boitumelo Ngutshane, partner in transaction services at KPMG Services, explains why average broad-based black economic empowerment score has fallen

VIDEO: Sadc signs Economic Partnership Agreement with EU

Trade agreement is ten years in the making and will allow South Africa to export more wine and sugar, duty free, to Europe

Chaos at Gauteng legislature as EFF sit-in turns violent

What was meant to be a peaceful Economic Freedom Fighters’ march turns into chaos when EFF members led by party Julius Malema enter the Gauteng legislature by force

BUSINESS DAY TV: SADC, EU agricultural deal opens doors to SA products

Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies on the agricultural agreement between the Southern African Development Community and the European Union

Activists call for moratorium on fracking

Civil rights organisations AfriForum and Treasure the Karoo Action Group have given President Jacob Zuma 30 days to respond to a letter requesting an immediate moratorium on shale mining in the Karoo

BUSINESS DAY TV: Sale of mines is not a story of job losses, Amplats CEO says

CEO Chris Griffith says despite decision to sell some of its Rustenburg mines it will still spend R70bn-R100bn in South Africa over next 10 years

Cape Town to host world summit of Nobel Peace laureates

Cape Town will become the first African city to welcome all the world's Nobel Peace laureates when it hosts the world summit of Nobel Peace laureates in October. We give a preview of what the event has in store

South Africans march in solidarity with Palestinians

South Africans march to the Israeli trade offices in Johannesburg on Mandela Day in solidarity with Palestinians in Gaza

BUSINESS DAY TV: The Brics Development Bank as a mechanism of change

Martyn Davies from Frontier Advisory and Christopher Wood from the SA Institute of International Affairs look at the role of the new Brics Development Bank

New credit amendment act ‘will help indebted consumers’

The new credit amendment act signed recently by President Jacob Zuma is expected to protect indebted consumers

Numsa’s future and the fight against wage inequality

Irvin Jim says the role of the ANC-led government has been under attack by capitalists, while the state has failed the people, particularly the working class

Red Ants agreement to protect the vulnerable

An agreement between controversial evictions company Red Ants Security Services and the Gauteng department of human settlements has been signed

BUSINESS DAY TV: Crypto currencies

Mahala Mobile owner Neil Croft discusses use of virtual currencies in South Africa, and how lack of appetite and understanding is limiting their growth

Learning from the customer experience

In this video we interview experts at the recent Customer Experience Management Africa summit, where companies shared their customer service experiences particularly in terms of managing social media to enhance their brands

BUSINESS DAY TV: Outa ready to help citizens fight e-toll charges

Opposition to Urban Tolling Alliance chairman Wayne Duvenage on the latest measures to stop e-tolling in Gauteng

BUSINESS DAY TV: At what point will South African pay gap decrease?

PwC head of human resources for southern Africa Gerald Seegers speaks about growing discontent over pay disparities, which is forcing many firms to rethink pay models

Maimane says labour law amendments will hamper job growth

Addressing the Cape Town Press Club, DA parliamentary leader Mmusi Maimane says the governnment's planned labour law amendments will ultimately harm the economy and result in greater joblessness

Regulation of executive pay ‘a formula for disaster’

In the sixth release of the PwC report into executive pay in South Africa, the median increase was 4.5% which was below inflation, but in some instances increases above inflation were recorded

BUSINESS DAY TV: Brics development bank could help co-finance infrastructure projects

Christopher Wood, researcher for the Economic Diplomacy Programme at the South African Institute of International Affairs on the upcoming Brics summit in Brazil and the likely success of a Brics bank

BUSINESS DAY TV: Business rescued: a much-needed success story

Webber Wentzel partner in dispute resolution Lara Kahn on the successful business rescue of Southgold Exploration

Prasa, Gibela show off commuter train designs

The Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa and Gibela Empowerment Consortium have unveiled the designs of world-class commuter trains for South Africa

Corporate tax reporting ‘might not tell the whole story’

We speak to Marcus Botha, leader tax reporting and strategy at PwC, about moves in the industry to ensure that compliance strategy is transparent and integrated into an enterprise-wide risk management framework

Identity theft on the increase in South Africa

We speak to Bridgette Caprin from Compuscan about how widespread identity theft is in South Africa.

Educational robot toy ready to wow SA children

The 'Mobile inverted Pendulum' robot (MiP) was developed by Wow-Wee to bring the fun back into education with a tactile experience that no textbook or tablet computer can offer

BUSINESS DAY TV: Finding the balance between risk and reward

Lizel Oberholzer, a director at Bowman Gilfillan, speaks on the uncertainty surrounding the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Act

Pocket-sized HIV, malaria test gadget delivers accurate results

A pocket-sized device recently showcased in Johannesburg makes the world's first fast and reliable integrated HIV and malaria tests possible, says medical diagnostics company Atomo

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