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VIDEO: Dogs still the best way to catch rhino poachers

Security and defence equipment experts train sniffer dogs, with protective gear, to protect Africa's endangered rhino

Aerospace manufacturers ink three-way deal with Airbus

Simon Ward, vice president of international co-operation at Airbus, talks about what a deal between Airbus, Denel Aerostructures and Aerosud Aviation will mean for skills development in the country

BUSINESS DAY TV: DBSA ‘well-placed’ to partner with Brics Bank

Development Bank of Southern Africa head of strategy Mohan Vivekanandan talks about group’s 2013-14 results and how it will work alongside proposed Brics Bank

VIDEO: Malema predicts Zuma will not complete second term

EFF leader thinks ANC president is no longer a credible leader for South Africa

BUSINESS DAY TV: Portfolio will remain in ‘its current construct’

AngloGold Ashanti senior vice-president for investor relations Stewart Bailey on decision to stop restructuring plans due to opposition from shareholders

BUSINESS DAY TV: CEOs can ‘see opportunities in Africa’

PwC Africa senior partner Suresh Kana talks about the Africa Business Agenda 2014 report, CEO confidence and the challenges facing chief executives

Emerging black film makers to gain from incentive scheme

The Department of Trade and Industry has launched the South African Emerging Black Film makers Incentive Scheme in a bid to support emerging black film makers

VIDEO: Eastern Cape learners first African team in international electric car challenge

Two teams of learners from the Mandela School of Science and Technology in Mthatha in the Eastern Cape will participate in the International Greenpower Challenge in the UK

BUSINESS DAY TV: Aspen in a really good space, says CEO

Aspen CEO Stephen Saad discusses the group’s 2014 results and how geographical diversification is helping it

BUSINESS DAY TV: Steinhoff ‘very pleased by performance of European businesses’

Steinhoff CEO Markus Jooste discusses the group’s 2014 results and its upcoming listing on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange

BUSINESS DAY TV: Future growth lies in younger, smaller African operations

FirstRand CEO Sizwe Nxasana on the financial services group’s full-year results and plans to use its R10bn in spare capital to expand across Africa

VIDEO: Right2Know report shows state secrets on the increase

The Right2Know Campaign has released a report into what they believe are abuses of state security, saying there has been a rise in secret documents and national key points

VIDEO: Tech toys all the rage

Prima Toys make educational and interactive toys; from robots that help children learn while having fun, to interactive TV games that help children stay active

BUSINESS DAY TV: Comair ‘constantly on lookout for African partnerships’

Comair CEO Erik Venter discusses the group’s annual results and growing concern over shrinking domestic passenger market

VIDEO: International and local attractions at Africa’s biggest airshow

The annual Africa Aerospace and Defence show has become a global fixture for aviation enthusiasts, as well as an opportunity for global and local arms manufacturers to showcase their technology

VIDEO: King IV will help smaller businesses, says PwC’s Suresh Khana

This interview explores how the coming King IV Code will broaden the scope to help smaller businesses improve their governance

BUSINESS DAY TV: Sanlam’s focus ‘is on middle market’

Sanlam CEO Johan van Zyl discusses half-year results, success of diversification strategy, plans to expand across Africa, Asia

SA defence company to take on giants in military robotics

We hear how a small entrepreneurial company, with no government funding, is expanding its air and land-based products range with a R100m robotics innovation centre

Cape Town opening doors to investors

We hear how head of investment for Cape Town Tim Harris hopes to attract major new investment by offering attractive opportunities

Lesotho in limbo

BDlive Africa editor Nick Kotch talks about the situation in neighbouring Lesotho, where the military is claimed to have staged a coup, a claim the miltary denies

Hydrogen fuel cells developed in SA may power future airliners

We take a look at how Airbus and engineers are collaborating on hydrogen fuel cells that will generate on-board power for airliners before takeoff

Samwu denies allegations of fraud

The South African Municipal Workers Union vehemently denies allegations that there has been fraud and maladministration within the organisation

Poor labour relations blamed for Generations impasse

We speak to various parties to the unresolved Generations conflict, including labour relations consultant Mike Miles

Madonsela urges restraint from ‘mudslinging’

Public protector comes under verbal attack after saying that President Jacob Zuma had not responded adequately to her report’s recommendations regarding improvements to his Nkandla homestead

Smartphones replace the cumbersome wallet

We hear from the experts why paying using your cellphone is just as secure as a credit card

UJ solar team lead South African challenge

Thirteen local and international teams will take part in a race that will see them drive their solar-powered cars across the country in the Sasol Solar Challenge

Young African artists connecting with buyers on the internet

In this video we talk to Julie Taylor, a social anthropologist with a difference, who is using technology to bring art into the lives of ordinary people

Tim Noakes talks about the Banting diet

BDlive talks to author of The Real Meal Revolution, Tim Noakes, to get more insight into his controversial high-fat, low-carbohydrate eating plan known as the Banting diet

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