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Afrimat predicts headline earnings to fall by 20%
Afrimat, a Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE)-listed black empowered open-pit...
Bourse Régionale des Valeurs Mobilières roadshow comes to Johannesburg
The Bourse Régionale des Valeurs Mobilières (BRVM), one of...
Distell Group delivers 18.5% revenue growth in African markets
Distell Group revenue grew by 9.3% to ZAR13.4 billion...
Dangote named first African brand to feature on CNN Great Big Story
CNN International Commercial (CNNIC) and Dangote Industries are expanding...
Konrad Reuss speaks at GIBS annual Economic Outlook Conference
President Cyril Ramaphosa’s new administration must show a demonstrable...
Orange and OpenClassrooms provide digital tech training in Africa
Orange and OpenClassrooms (OpenClassrooms.com) have announced the signing of...
Business Insider online publication launches in South Africa
The South African edition of Business Insider, the world’s...
How to apply ethics in business
The world and South Africa are plagued by scandals...
Eskom confirms status of Optimum Coal Mine
Optimum coal mine that supplies Hendrina Power Station in...
Alan Mukoki comments on #2018Budget Speech
The South African Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SACCI)...
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  • Afrimat, a Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE)-listed black empowered open-pit mining group that supplies industrial minerals and construction materials is publishing a voluntary business update for the year ending 28 February 2018. At this time a reasonable degree of certainty exists, however a clear and specific percentage or range has not yet been determined. It is […]

  • The Bourse Régionale des Valeurs Mobilières (BRVM), one of the world’s most successful regional stock exchanges, linking eight West African countries with a stable currency and fast growth, is coming to South Africa to outline investment opportunities. The BRVM, headquartered in investment destination Côte d’Ivoire, will meet South African fund managers and market experts on […]

  • Distell Group revenue grew by 9.3% to ZAR13.4 billion on 3.7% higher volumes. Domestic market revenue increased by a commendable 8.2% and sales volumes rose by 2.9% amid a suppressed consumer environment and sustained competitor activity. The Group’s spirits and ready-to-drink (RTD) portfolios delivered strong revenue and volume growth while the wine portfolio showed revenue […]

  • CNN International Commercial (CNNIC) and Dangote Industries are expanding their long-term partnership by launching a new brand campaign on CNN TV and Digital and in a media first integrating Dangote Industries with a video series on cinematic storytelling network Great Big Story. This partnership makes Dangote Industries the first African brand to be part of […]

  • President Cyril Ramaphosa’s new administration must show a demonstrable commitment to structural reform if it is to stimulate the stagnating South African economy. After the initial euphoria of a change in leadership, the country now faces tough decisions and economic trade-offs if it hopes to start out on the path to sustainable growth. Sovereign credit […]

  • Orange and OpenClassrooms (OpenClassrooms.com) have announced the signing of a broad-based partnership to provide digital training in Africa. Several Orange subsidiaries in Africa are already working on the launch of training centres providing online courses via OpenClassrooms. To rise to the challenge of the digital revolution in Africa, students and teachers alike need to be […]

  • The South African edition of Business Insider, the world’s largest financial news platform, has gone live today, 23 February 2018.  Business Insider, with an estimated 120 million users, is one of the fastest-growing news brands in the world.  Business Insider South Africa has been launched in partnership with Media24. The South African site has sourced […]

  • How to apply ethics in business

    February 23rd, 2018

    How to apply ethics in business

    The world and South Africa are plagued by scandals of corruption and alleged wrongdoing in politics and business alike. Jannie Rossouw, Sanlam Business Market Head, says many may recall the ENRON scandal in the nineties, but South Africa is not short of corruption examples closer to home: the Gupta saga and ethical indiscretions at Steinhoff, […]

  • Optimum coal mine that supplies Hendrina Power Station in Mpumalanga, South Africa informed Eskom that they have commenced with business rescue proceedings on 19 February 2018. Eskom has fully complied with its contractual obligations to Optimum Colliery. In January 2018 Optimum Coal Mine failed to meet its contractual deliveries to Hendrina Power Station. This has […]

  • The South African Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SACCI) has welcomed the 2018 budget speech presented by Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba in the National Assembly on 21 February 2018. “While this was a budget announced during very tight economic times with low growth, an adverse credit ratings environment and high debt to GDP and deficit […]

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  • Alan Mukoki comments on #2018Budget Speech

    The South African Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SACCI) has welcomed the 2018 budget speech presented by Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba in the National Assembly on 21 February 2018. “While this was a budget announced during very tight economic times with low growth, an adverse credit ratings environment and high debt to GDP and deficit

    Alan Mukoki comments on #2018Budget Speech
  • Akinwumi Adesina seeks African agriculture investments in US markets

    The President of the African Development Bank, Dr Akinwumi Adesina has made a strong case for increased American and global investments to help unlock Africa’s agriculture potential. He made the remarks as the Distinguished Guest Speaker, at the USDA’s 94th Agriculture Outlook Forum in Virginia today, 22 February 2018. “For too long, Agriculture has been associated with

    Akinwumi Adesina seeks African agriculture investments in US markets
  • Afreximbank targets $1.5 billion financing for trade in Mauritania

    The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) will attract $1.5 billion to Mauritania to finance development of trade and related infrastructure under the terms of a memorandum of understanding (MoU) signed with the country, Bank President Benedict Oramah has announced. Speaking in Nouakchott on Monday following meetings with President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz of Mauritania and several

    Afreximbank targets $1.5 billion financing for trade in Mauritania
  • Business Leadership SA calls on Government to make tough calls

    “Administer the bitter medicine now, rather than later,” said Bonang Mohale, Business Leadership South Africa Chief Executive Officer. BLSA is committed to supporting the efforts of government to stabilise public finances and move the economy forward. “There is positive sentiment in our country right now – starting with the conclusion of the 54th national conference

    Business Leadership SA calls on Government to make tough calls
  • #2018Budget raises tax on wealthy

    In his 2018 Budget Speech, South African Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba has found a balance between raising taxes on the wealthy, broadening the tax base and providing a safety net for the poor. The rand (ZAR) appreciated somewhat and bond yields traded lower soon after the Minister started to speak, signalling firm approval from the

    #2018Budget raises tax on wealthy
  • PwC comments on proposed 1% VAT rate increase

    The Minister of Finance announced in his Budget speech that the VAT rate will be increased by 1 % to 15% with effect from 1 April 2018. This increase is expected to raise additional revenue of ZAR22.billion. This will result in additional costs for consumers as they will now have to pay an additional VAT

    PwC comments on proposed 1% VAT rate increase

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  • During the third quarter of 2017, the total import and export container trade market experienced consistent 10% year-on-year growth, a similar result as in previous quarters, which on face value is remarkable growth. The main hallmark of South African...

  • Agility, APM Terminals, Borderless Alliance, Dole South Africa, DP World Maputo, Dube TradePort, ICTSI DRC and Walvis Bay Corridor Group are among the latest confirmed to join the pan-African trade debate at inaugural TOC in Durban. Sihle Zikalala, MEC...

  • The future state and role of the heavy haul rail network in Africa is a critical discussion if we are to increase intra-African trade. This is according to Brian Monakali, Deputy Chairman of the International Heavy Haul Association (IHHA)...

  • Oceana today released a new report highlighting unlawful fishing activities, authorized by four European countries, in the waters of The Gambia and Equatorial Guinea between April 2012 and August 2015. Using data from Global Fishing Watch, an online technology tool that...

  • The future of the heavy haul industry, a crucial cog in the global logistics chain, remains on shaky ground in light of adverse global market conditions that continue to threaten the profitability and sustainability of heavy rail operators around...

  • Railway infrastructure development is an important building block to improving trade across the Southern Africa Hinterland Territories, which comprises three landlocked countries; Malawi, Zimbabwe and Zambia. This is according to Emmanuel Ntshangase, Country Manager of Maersk Line Hinterland Territories...

  • Although South Africa’s engineering sector is making progress in attracting women in both technical and leadership roles, the journey ahead remains a long and challenging one, especially in the defence industry. According to statistics by South African NGO Women in Engineering (WomEng), women...

  • A conference taking place in Durban from 9 to 11 October 2017 is set to explore South Africa’s aspirations to build an energy hub for gas cooperation with international partners along the value chain. The International Gas Cooperation Summit...

  • The President of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB), Akinwumi Adesina, laid the foundation stone of the Lom Pangar Dam power plant in the département of Lom-et-Djerem in eastern Cameroon. The visit to Lom Pangar included top government officials, ministers of...

  • By deciding to hold over for trial the matter of the phosphate cargo vessel Cherry Blossom, which was seized in South African waters in April after an unscheduled stop, the South African court has rendered a transparently political opinion...

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