10 Questions to ask when purchasing a business

10 Questions to ask when buying an existing business

If you are in the process of purchasing an existing business, then there are some key questions which need to be asked before any agreements are made.  Conducting some proper …

D-Day for SA sovereign credit rating

Mar 23 2018 05:45 Jan Cronje Cape Town – By midnight on Friday South Africans should know whether Moody’s has downgraded SA’s sovereign credit rating to junk, or kept the country …

Opportunities for SMEs in the 2018 National Budget Speech

2018-02-28 Small business owners should believe the rising tide will lift all the boats, as the South African economy is showing signs of turning the corner after a couple of …

ANALYSIS: A fair budget in a difficult environment

35 minutes ago – Jaco Leuvennink Cape Town – Although a cloud of political uncertainty hangs over his head, Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba’s Budget presented to the National Assembly represents …

JSE strengthens as rand firms on new leadership

The all share experiences its biggest intraday rally in more than three years and the rand strengthens to a day’s best of R11.59 to the dollar 15 FEBRUARY 2018 – …

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa sworn in as Acting President

The announcement of the Acting President Cyril Ramaphosa On the 14 February 2018 the President of the Republic of South Africa, His Excellency Jacob Gedleyihlekisa Zuma resigned as the President …

EDITORIAL: Good riddance, Zuma — but what now?

Business needs to come to the table in a more serious and profound way 15 FEBRUARY 2018 – 09:59 It is with an overwhelming sense of joy and relief that …

Zuma’s departure ends a sorry presidency

Feb 15 2018 06:53 Mike Cohen and Paul Vecchiatto, Bloomberg News Johannesburg – Before he was pushed from office, President Jacob Zuma went from fighting apartheid to facing multiple accusations …

Presidency on media briefing by President Jacob Zuma

14 Feb 2018 No communication issued The media is advised that no official communication has been issued by the Presidency on a media briefing today by President Jacob Zuma as …

Small Business Development on role of Small, Medium and Micro-sized Enterprises in creating employment

13 Feb 2018 The Statistician-General of South Africa, Risenga Maluleke has today released the fourth quarter labour force survey. The survey indicates that the level of unemployment has declined by …

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Enhancing Strategic Risk-based Decision Making

FORWARD-LOOKING organisations that seek to thrive in an increasingly complex operating environment continually undertake to make well-informed decisions using a variety of established techniques and disciplines. These activities include, but …

Coca-Cola on Track to Deliver Merger Conditions

Coca Cola Beverages South Africa (CCBSA) recently held its inaugural Supplier Development Conference at Gallagher Estate. The conference was a key milestone event which forms part of CCBSA’s commitment to …

All-new Elements Await Attendees to the African Construction and Totally Concrete Expo

The 2017 edition of Africa’s mega construction and infrastructure expo will feature an array of all-new elements in response to the evolving African construction marketplace. Among these will be six …

As Retail Payments Burst with Innovation New Threats Emerge

The payments space is one of the most vibrant areas of financial services at the moment, with consumers craving faster, simpler ways to make payments – especially for those regular, …

Information Technology: Minister Cwele’s Dilemma on ICT Policy

To borrow from Shakespeare, nationalisation by any other name is still nationalisation, and government taking assets held in private hands without consent or compensation is still expropriation. The formation of …

The Risks of Owning Property Without a Will

A home is the biggest financial asset most South Africans will ever possess, but what happens to that home when the owner passes away? The short answer is that it …

Dangote Group to Raise Fund for Africa Center in New York

The Dangote Group will lunch a fundraising, beginning this month, for the development of The Africa Centre, in New York City. Halima Aliko Dangote was recently appointed the President of …

These Are The Biggest Data Centre Market Drivers In Africa Today

1.2 billion people live in Africa today, yet one one quarter of the population has internet access, according to the International Telecommunication Union. However, the market is changing across the …

How to overcome foreign exchange risks in energy funding

The local financing ecosystem in underdeveloped African countries has traditionally been unable to cater sufficiently for those seeking energy funding. Poorly developed capital markets, illiquid markets, and relatively high-interest rates …