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SAA Secures R3.5bn to Keep It Afloat Until June, Still Needs...

JOHANNESBURG - South African Airways (SAA) says it has managed to secure R3.5 billion to keep it afloat until June.The state-owned entity says negotiations...
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Highlights Special Of The 25th Investing In African Mining Indaba

The mood was upbeat at the 25th Investing in African Mining Indaba held in Cape Town from 4 to 7 February 2019. The CNBC...
ESKOM

Eskom Burned R100M Of Diesel A Day To Keep Lights On...

Eskom has been using diesel worth about an R100 million a day to keep the lights on this week.The power utility was forced to...
Cryptocurrency

Cryptocurrency Predictions For 2019

As we enter 2019, it is an opportune time to reflect on the year that was and strategize for the way forward. The crypto...
Huawei will build two data centres in South Africa.

Huawei To Build Two Data Centres In South Africa

China’s Huawei will build two data centres in South Africa from March, it said, as part of plans to expand cloud services across Africa.“The...
The find of an offshore gas field in South Africa can have positive effects on the country's energy future

What A Major Offshore Gas Find Means For South Africa’s Energy...

Many South African politicians, economists and specialists in the energy sector are celebrating the news that a promising show of natural gas has been discovered in...
Blockchain

Blockchain, Augmented Reality And Virtual Reality Highlighted As Emerging Trends

2018 saw spectrum release discussions for a faster LTE network, increasing communication reach in rural areas and enterprises across industries embracing innovative technologies such...
Mobile Technology

Five Ways Mobile Technology Will Transform Education

Mobile technology has transformed the way we live and work, and it can be expected to rapidly change the ways in which children learn...
Workplace Design Influences

The Biggest Emerging Workplace Design Influences

Around the world there is a growing rejection of purely efficiency-based office environments. “It is giving way to offices principled in sustainability, community, diversity...
Industry 4.0

Five Ways Businesses Can Take Advantage Of Industry 4.0

It’s no secret that ‘Industry 4.0’ – also known as the fourth industrial revolution – is causing dramatic shifts in how businesses operate. What...
The Cloud

Into The Cloud In Seven Steps

By Peter WüstThe future belongs to the hybrid and multi-cloud. But with the rapid proliferation of cloud instances, services and providers, enterprises are suffering...
Women in science: a female scientist

Want To Be A Woman In Science? Here Is Advice From...

Each year on February 11, the United Nations marks the International Day of Women and Girls in Science. It’s a chance to reflect on how...
Ethio Telecom

Africa Top10 Business News

Ethio Telecom is the First of Four State-owned Firms to be DenationalizedFounded in 2010, the company is the sole voice and data provider and caters to over 41 million customers. Government plans to sell a 30 to 40% stake to top-rated industry firms and will split the state-run company...

Money & Business

Eskom power station

Explained: Why South Africa’s Eskom Is In So Much Trouble

Eskom is by far the largest of South Africa’s many state owned companies. This near monopoly power utility is in crisis. It’s the single largest threat to South Africa’s economy, according...

Eskom’s Load Shedding Website Goes Down Amid Blackouts

JOHANNESBURG - With load shedding being escalated to stage 4, the load shedding website has also crashed.Eskom says stage 4 outages are likely to last until about 10pm.LISTEN: #Loadshedding...
Free Standing Homes

Free Standing Homes VS Gated Estates – All You Need To Know

If you are in the market to purchase a home, deciding on the right one will prompt you to consider various factors before signing. Are you looking for a...
Mining Sector

Mining Sector – Stepping Carefully Into The 4th Industrial Revolution

Rapid advances in technology and artificial intelligence in the mining industry raise issues like data protection, intellectual property ownership and legal liability. In the current absence of specific legislation...
Eskom power lines

Moody’s: Eskom Unbundling Helps Transparency But Financial Challenges Remain

Ratings agency Moody's has said that splitting Eskom into three entities may make the utility's cost structure more transparent, but the split does little to address the debt-laden power...
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Key Takeaways From Ramaphosa’s SONA2019

On 7 February South African President Cyril Ramaphosa addressed the nation at this year’s 2019 state of the nation address. Among issues discussed were State-owned enterprise Eskom, access to...
Eskom

Opinion – Why South Africa’s Plan For Eskom Could Work

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has unveiled a new plan for the country’s beleaguered state owned power utility, Eskom. During his State of the Nation Address on 7 February, Ramaphosa announced...
Saving for retirement

Playing Catch-Up: Compound Interest Adds Up To A Comfortable Retirement

If statistics are anything to go by, many South Africans delay saving for retirement. When we are young, retirement seems just a speck in the future, and other life...

Measures Introduced To Ignite Economic Growth Paying Off, Says Ramaphosa

CAPE TOWN - It’s been another long hard year for South Africa but President Cyril Ramaphosa believes the country is on the precipice of a major economic shift.He’s set...
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The Big Lie Of Small Business

A small Business can be a success, a small business doesn't have to stay small. Africa like many places is full of small businesses and struggling entrepreneurs, from small...
The find of an offshore gas field in South Africa can have positive effects on the country's energy future

Gas Expert: Brulpadda Field Could Provide Major Boost For SA Economy

Oil and natural gas expert Stephen Larkin says the gas condensate discovery that was made off the coast of South Africa will provide a major boost for the economy.The...
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New Innovation To Help African Farmers Access USD 1 Trillion Agribusiness

Against the background of an increasing and youthful African population where food demand is expected to grow by 50 per cent in the next few years, AGCO today unveiled...
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Africa Mining Indaba: ‘Mining Is The Sunrise Industry’ – Says Ramaphosa

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa made history when he addressed the 25th Investing in African Mining Indaba on Tuesday 5 February – the first South African president to do...
voting in africa

In Year of Elections, Will African Countries Get the Investor Vote?

The world, including investors, will keep a close eye on the various national elections to be held in Africa this year. The lead up and aftermath of national polls usually comes with uncertainty, something which investors tend to avoid if possible.
Seismic Oil Survey

West Coast Seismic Oil Survey A Threat To Marine Food Chain

A Norwegian company has applied to conduct seismic surveys for oil along the Cape’s West Coast using air-gun blasts known to be highly damaging to marine life.Petroleum Geo-Services (PGS)...
Choosing Office Space

6 Mistakes Companies Make When Choosing Office Space

The office you choose for your business has a direct impact on your employees, your clients, and of course your bottom line. But getting this incredibly important decision wrong...
Budget Speech 2019

Budget Speech 2019: Predictions

What will one of the world’s largest independent advisers of specialist global financial solutions be looking for in the Budget Speech later this month?Gavin Smith, head of Africa at...
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The Cost Of Cyber-Attacks On Businesses

Today some countries including South Africa mark Safer Internet Day. This is a campaign that aims to improve internet safety for all users. Businesses and individuals are increasingly using...
Energy

Is South Africa On The Brink Of A Major Energy Policy Shift?

South Africans go to the polls this year. And for the first time the country’s energy future is becoming a significant subject of contestation.This is because the public is now...
A patient's waiting room in a public health care facility in South Africa.

Delays In Fixing Health Care Bad News For South Africans

The release of a final report about the state of competition in South Africa’s private health sector has been delayed again. It was compiled by an inquiry panel made up of medical,...