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20 February 2017
                       
 
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12 Jan 2017
 
 
BLF to meet Public Protector
POLITICS
Members of the Black First Land First organisation are to hold talks with Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane on Thursday. They hope to discuss issues initially raised with former public protector...
 
 
02 Jun 2016
 
Bowman Gilfillan Africa Group appoints tax dispute resolution specialist
BOWMAN GILFILLAN
Leading Pan-African law firm, Bowman Gilfillan Africa Group, has appointed Patricia Williams as partner in its Sandton Tax Practice to strengthen its tax dispute resolution offering. This follows...
 
 
20 Apr 2016
 
dti: Rob Davies: Address by Minister of Trade and Industry, on the dti Budget Vote address, Parliament, Cape Town (20/04/2016)
Topics
It is common cause that we meet at a time when our economy is facing enormous challenges.
 
 
 
 
Guptas' staff appeal to banks to save their Oakbay jobs
JOBS
About 7 500 employees at Oakbay Investments will lose their jobs at the end of May if the Gupta-owned company’s bank accounts remain closed, staff at the company wrote in an open letter to banks on...
 
 
21 Mar 2016
 
SA is Africa's hub of private banking – report
PRIVATE BANKING
South Africa is the hub of private banking in Africa with holdings worth about $72bn, according to a recent report. A Research and Markets report entitled The Africa 2016 Wealth Report identifies...
 
 
29 Dec 2015
 
The big story of 2015 is found in the many small ones
SMALL BUSINESSES
Looking back over 2015, a few very big stories loom large (SAB-AB Inbev merger, Volkswagen emissions scandal, MTN Nigera fine, to mention just a few). When you look a bit closer, you will see that...
 
 
05 Oct 2015
 
Piketty blames apartheid for SA’s high inequality
INEQUALITY
Renowned French economist Thomas Piketty has called for more transparency as a measure to deal with inequality and poverty. Delivering the 13th annual Nelson Mandela Lecture at the University of...
 
 
30 Sep 2015
 
Quarterly Perspectives hosted by Peter Worthington from Corporate and Investment Banking, Barclays Africa
What's On
Peter Worthington, Senior Macro Economist at Corporate and Investment Banking, Barclays Africa, will be presenting Barclays Africa’s latest Quarterly Perspectives briefing on the South African...
 
 
03 Aug 2015
 
PMI suggests manufacturing to remain subdued, despite uptick in optimism
ECONOMY
The seasonally adjusted Barclays Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) remained unchanged at 51.4 index points in July, following a strong gain, albeit from very depressed levels in May, and a further...
 
 
28 Jul 2015
 
 
 
 
 
Joburg chosen to host international entrepreneurship congress in 2017
ENTREPRENEURSHIP
Johannesburg has been chosen to host the Global Entrepreneurship Congress (GEC) in March 2017 – a first for Africa – that will bring together entrepreneurs, investors, researchers and policymakers...
 
 
27 Jul 2015
 
MINISTER ZULU TO ADDRESS MEDIA LAUNCH OF GEC 2017
What's On
Minister of Small Business Development, Lindiwe Zulu will give a keynote address at the media launch of the Global Entrepreneurship Congress (GEC), set to take place in Johannesburg in 2017, a...
 
 
24 Jul 2015
 
Media Invite: 2017 GEC Media Launch
What's On
Members of the media are cordially invited to attend and cover the media launch of the Global Entrepreneurship Congress (GEC), set to take place in Johannesburg in 2017, a first for Africa....
 
 
24 Jun 2015
 
 
 
FDI into SA fell in 2014, but country remained biggest African recipient
INVESTMENT
Foreign direct investment (FDI) flows to South Africa fell by over 31% last year to $5.72-billion, from $8.3-billion in 2013, the latest World Investment Report (WIR 2015) shows. The decline in...
 
 
06 Oct 2014
 
APO: Statement by Mari Blumenthal, from H+K Strategies South Africa, says Johannesburg Stock Exchange launches new range of African currency futures (06/10/2014)
STATEMENT
JOHANNESBURG, South-Africa, October 6, 2014/ -- Today the JSE (http://www.jse.co.za) launched the first currency futures which track the exchange rate between the Rand and select African...
 
 
16 Sep 2014
 
Absa, FDA offering rebate on energy efficiency, renewable energy loans
ENERGY
Barclays Africa group company Absa, in partnership with the French Development Agency (FDA), was offering commercial businesses in South Africa an up to 7% rebate on loans of up to R100-million...
 
 
 
                       
 
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