Bidvest

SME airs dirty laundry on ‘fronting’

A small business is accusing a Bidvest-affiliated company of turning its partnership one-sided

KFC falls fowl in Britain with chicken run

Hundreds of KFC outlets remained shut in the the UK due to a supply crisis after the company changed delivery partners

Frenzy of misinformation at the Nasrec expo centre

Fake news about each factions — and their strategies to take down the competitions — abound at #ANC54

SA football agents to be prosecuted for price fixing

A statement released by the Competition Commission, SAFIA and its members "agreed to charge soccer players and coaches a standard 10% commission fee".

Failed takeover bid takes toll on Adcock

The healthcare company has posted a loss in the wake of a failed stock offer.

Rand bubbles to the top as volatility subsides

The South African local currency is expected to continue strengthening as low volatility and high returns attract investors.

CFR: Opposition to Adcock offer is to deter foreign buyers

The drawn-out battle for Adcock now sees CFR's offer for Adcock now facing resistance from the PIC, which says the offer is not up to scratch.

Bidvest sues Adcock over CFR deal finance

A day after putting in an offer to acquire part of Adcock Ingram, Bidvest is taking the company to court over an "unlawful" guarantee.

Adcock rebuffs Bidvest, still wants Chile deal

Drugmaker Adcock Ingram says the $1.2-billion takeover bid from CFR Pharmaceuticals is still the best option, despite Bidvest's offer.

Bidvest attempts to torpedo $1.2bn Adcock takeover

A Chilean group's $1.2-billion bid for Adcock Ingram has been challenged by a court action from Bidvest.

Bidvest bids R4-billion for Adcock to counter CFR

Bidvest has put in a R4-billion offer for pharmaceuticals company Adcock, countering that of Chilean company CFR Pharmaceuticals.

Bidvest planning for Joffe’s departure

A senior team is already in place at Bidvest, tasked with filling the gap that will be created by chief executive Brian Joffe's departure.

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Public transport inequality

The Competition Commission’s market inquiry reveals that South Africa’s public transport system remains skewed by class, advantaging middle- and high-income earners

Court date finally set for death in detention Haffejee inquest

Another apartheid-era death will be investigated after NPA pressured to finally act

State capture commission granted a 13-month extension

Judge Wendy Hughes says this is the final extension because finality is "owed to the nation"

Press Releases

South Africa’s education system is broken and unequal, and must be fixed without further delay

The Amnesty International report found that the South African government continues to miss its own education upgrading targets

Business travel industry generates billions

Meetings Africa is ready to take advantage of this lucrative opportunity

Conferences connect people to ideas

The World Expo and Meetings Africa are all about stimulating innovation – and income

SAB Zenzele Kabili B-BBEE share scheme

New scheme to be launched following the biggest B-BBEE FMCG payout in South Africa’s history

TFSAs are the gymnasts of the retirement savings world

The idea is to get South Africans to save, but it's best to do your research first to find out if a TFSA is really suited to your needs

Achieving the litmus test of social relevance

The HSS Awards honours scholarly works based on their social relevance and contribution to the humanities and social sciences

Making sense of tax-free savings and investment

Have you made the most of your tax-free investment contributions?

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.