Tiisetso Motsoeneng

Tiisetso Motsoeneng works from Johannesburg. Deputy Editor: Business Day in Johannesburg, home to Africa’s deepest capital market. Tiisetso Motsoeneng has over 285 followers on Twitter.

Transnet to boost coal, iron ore rail capacity

Plans to increase Transnet's capacity to haul iron ore from mines to ports by 56% over the next seven years are in the works, says CEO Brian Molefe.

Rand tumbles, tipped to hit R8/dollar

The rand tumbled nearly 3% to hit 16-month lows against the dollar as importers piled into the greenback, spooked by a recent trend of sharp declines.

SA stocks reach biggest daily gain in 16 months

State bonds fell and yields climbed as SA's benchmark stocks booked their biggest daily gain in 16 months, breaking a three-day losing streak.

Massmart ready to sacrifice margins for market share

Walmart's SA unit Massmart is ready to push down prices and sacrifice margins in pursuit of a bigger market share, its CEO has said.

Disappointing annual sales numbers for Shoprite

SA's biggest food retailer Shoprite Holdings saw its shares slide after reporting a 7% rise in full-year sales that fell short of analysts' estimates.

Metalworkers end strike as fuel walkout widens

Tens of thousands of workers ended a two-week pay strike in the South African steel and engineering sector on Sunday.

Wal-Mart bid for Massmart approved, boycott looms

Massmart's shareholders have accepted a takeover by US group Wal-Mart, setting up the world's largest retailer for a potential battle with unions.

Australia blocks Pick n Pay’s exit strategy

Australia's competition watchdog has stopped South African grocer Pick n Pay's sale of Franklins supermarket chain, to prevent creating a monopoly.

Barloworld eyes second-half recovery

Barloworld pointed to a second-half rebound after a sharp fall in first-half earnings, saying it expects to benefit from a recovery in the economy.

Zuma calls for calm after Terre’Blanche murder

SA President Jacob Zuma called for calm on Sunday after the murder of far-right leader Eugene Terre'Blanche fanned fears of growing racial tension.

Woolies protest in Cape Town ‘has minimal impact’

Retailer Woolworths said on Friday that the effects of the day's industrial action at its Cape Town stores had been minimal.

JSE turns higher on world markets

The JSE was higher at noon on Thursday, erasing earlier losses induced by profit-taking as firmer overseas markets stimulated a fresh round of buying.

Press Releases

Western Cape SMBs look to technology to get them through pandemic

Many companies have over-capitalised on IT infrastructure in the past, and are looking for ways to access simpler, cheaper technology that cuts their costs

Land reform still a hot potato

The land has got to belong to all the people of South Africa, and many believe that there’s no other mechanism for that except expropriation

UP chemical pathology scientists develop ground-breaking nanobodies for Covid-19 detection and therapy

Nanobodies are smaller than conventional antibodies and easier to work with so they are ideal for good cheap sensitive rapid tests for Covid-19

Inclusion as learned experience in higher education

Understanding the complexity of intersections between oppressions relating to race and gender is key to any commitment to creating a culture of inclusion and social justice

Local government in crisis: how it can be fixed

Local governments are supposed to promote non-racial development, in a decentralised manner, but the reality does not match up

Covid-19 accelerates adoption of technology by the African property sector

It’s not the technology itself that is valuable, it’s the opportunities that it creates: this may be the perfect time for reinvention

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