Franz Wild

The Guptas have ‘not fled the country’, says Oakbay CEO

Nazeem Howa, chief executive of Oakbay Investments, insists that members of the Gupta family who reportedly left the country are not in hiding.

Gupta’s grip – state ‘captive to networks of patronage’

An analyst at the Institute for Security Studies said that South Africans are beginning to feel the real effects of the influence the Guptas wield.

Chinese workers brave Ebola and win friends

As workers fled the outbreak in West Africa, China International Water and Electric employees stayed put to finish the Kaleta dam in Guinea.

ANC calls for transparent nuclear tender process

ANC calls for "full, transparent and thorough cost benefit analysis of nuclear power" as SA prepares for a bidding process for new nuclear plants.

The PIC favours platinum shares over gold

Despite tough times of late for South Africa's platinum sector the Public Investment Corporation is betting on the precious metals' comeback.

ANC said to decide on minerals export taxes

The National Executive Committee is considering implementing export taxes to encourage the use of local materials in domestic manufacturing.

MPC keeps repo rate unchanged at 5.5%

The prime lending rate remains at 9% in the wake of Reserve Bank governor Gill Marcus's announcement that the repurchase rate will be kept at 5.5%.

ANC promises radical economic transformation

Public enterprises minister says government will use the next 20 years to pursue more radical economic programs and help black entrepreneurs.

From Dainfern to Diepsloot: A short trip across SA’s wealth gap

The gap between the haves and have-nots is on the minds of low-income earning South Africans as they take to the polls.

PIC wants local ownership to boost economy

The Public Investment Corporation, South Africa's biggest stock investor, says local ownership is key for growing the economy and empowering people.

Motsepe plans money management firm

The Financial Mail has reported that the billionaire is planning to start a financial-services company.

PIC says investment in oil explorer already paying off

South Africa's biggest fund manager is "in the money already" when it comes to returns on its multibillion-rand investment in Camac Energy.

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