Business

Government to place ailing SAA under business rescue

The move potentially draws a line under the crisis — if a rescuer can be found

Shopping malls are ‘killing’ independent retailers

The Competition Commission’s Grocery Retail Inquiry has found national supermarket chains are putting small, independent players out of business

GDP declines more than expected, at 0.6%

Most sectors of the economy reported negative growth, with mining, manufacturing and transport suffering the biggest falls

SPONSORED: Business in 2020: How the global economy is shaping up

Investors are keeping a close eye on what’s happening in the US, UK and China

Clerics, credit, jingoism: Saudi Aramco casts IPO net

The world's most profitable company is seeking to raise around $25-billion from its much-delayed IPO

Hawks bust another ‘horror’ factory

Authorities found that Jiebo Home Trading was not meeting safety standards or paying the minimum wage

King Coal defies his energy plan

Gwede Mantashe needs to shift from costly, climate crisis-inducing fossil fuels to renewables

Gordhan announces an executive chairperson for crisis-hit SAA

‘Unique’ situation effectively gives airline two CEOs

Is your cash fuelling the climate crisis?

The record of South Africa’s banks and its top 10 carbon emitters in disclosing steps to mitigate climate-related risks is poor

The ugly face of Beautiful City

The factory owners took advantage of their foreign workers’ precarious status

SAA’s options seem limited

Business rescue is unlikely to work for a state-owned airline, say experts. But the government has no money for bailouts

Reserve Bank keeps repo rate unchanged

Although economists say there is room now for SARB to cut the repo rate in order to strengthen the economy - the central bank kept it unchanged

Press Releases

New-style star accretion bursts dazzle astronomers

Associate Professor James O Chibueze and Dr SP van den Heever are part of an international team of astronomers studying the G358-MM1 high-mass protostar.

2020 risk outlook: Use GRC to build resilience

GRC activities can be used profitably to develop an integrated risk picture and response, says ContinuitySA.

MTN voted best mobile network

An independent report found MTN to be the best mobile network in SA in the fourth quarter of 2019.

Is your tertiary institution is accredited?

Rosebank College is an educational brand of The Independent Institute of Education, which is registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training.

Is your tertiary institution accredited?

Rosebank College is an educational brand of The Independent Institute of Education, which is registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training.

VUT chancellor, Dr Xolani Mkhwanazi, dies

The university conferred the degree of Doctor of Science Honoris Causa on Dr Xolani Mkhwanazi for his outstanding leadership contributions to maths and science education development.

Innovate4AMR now in second year

SA's Team pill-Alert aims to tackle antimicrobial resistance by implementing their strategic intervention that ensures patients comply with treatment.

Medical students present solution in Geneva

Kapil Narain and Mohamed Hoosen Suleman were selected to present their strategic intervention to tackle antimicrobial resistance to an international panel of experts.