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Black Lives Matter: The South African economy’s unfinished business

Tshegofatso Mathe spoke to people in the South African business world about structural racism in our economy, and what must be done to overcome it

Everything keeps going wrong for Lamberti

If they don't stop doing business with the Imperial CEO, companies could face boycotts

WATCH LIVE: Cyril Ramaphosa addresses business leaders

The deputy president is in Johannesburg discussing 'radical economic transformation'.

Brics ratings agency in the works

The Black Business Council says it has plans for ‘impartial’ alternative to Moody’s, S&P and Fitch

President Jacob Zuma sends money-laundering bill back to parliament

The proposed Bill would have increased scrutiny of the bank accounts of "prominent individuals", including himself.

Black business in spat over whether Zuma should finish his term

Some Black Business Council affiliates are miffed about its public show of support for the president.

Davos ‘snub’ angers black business

The Black Business Council says it should have been invited to give input on "South Africa Inc" at the World Economic Forum in Switzerland.

BBC takes issue with ‘unconstitutional’ set-asides

The Black Business Council (BBC) could take the government to the Constitutional Court over a procurement process it believes to be unfair.

Business council dips into labour broking debate

The Black Business Council says regulating rather than banning labour brokers would be a preferable solution to the controversial situation.

Black Business Council says no thanks to state handouts

Black business wants a bigger slice of government spend, though not necessarily at the expense of white business, the Black Business Council says.

JSE black-owned chips under dispute

Black ownership accounts for 32% of South Africa's available listed shares, the JSE announced this week.

Business Unity SA briefs Zuma on BBC

Business Unity SA has shared its own perspective on the Black Business Council with President Zuma, who has urged unity for the sake of SA's economy.

Busa exposed to transformation by fire

Black business organisations expressed their dissatisfaction with lack of transformation at a summit last week.

Business Unity SA eager to work with Black Business Council

Business Unity SA says it is looking forward to working with the newly-formed Black Business Council, which split from Busa on Wednesday.

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Unions cry foul over SABC dismissal costs and retrenchments

Broadcaster bodies say claims that a recent skills audit is unrelated to retrenchments are ‘irrational’

Finance probe into the Ingonyama Trust Board goes ahead

The threat of legal action from ITB chairperson Jerome Ngwenya fails to halt forensic audit ordered by the land reform minister

Fake trafficking news targets migrants

Exaggerated reports on social media of human trafficking syndicates snatching people in broad daylight legitimate xenophobia while deflecting from the real problems in society

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Corporates: A force for good for a sustainable future

In order to see people and nature thrive what is required is a strong focus on partnerships – we cannot act alone anymore

Combatting wildlife crime in Southern Africa activity annual programme statement (APS) No. 04

Concept papers are sought for implementating activities, for a multi-faceted programme that aims to reduce poaching and illegal trade in wildlife

The financial decisions made during your life journey, and their impact on your retirement outcome

The longer you save towards retirement the larger your retirement savings are expected to be due to the effect of compounding interest

In conversation with SA Reserve Bank Governer, Lesetja Kganyago

'Make interest rates zero and inflation goes up and then people save less – we need savings to fund investment in this country'

Secure your business from cyber threats

Many business-grade security systems now have built-in learning systems and AI to help businesses stay up to date with protection

Mental Health

During the pandemic there's been a dramatic increase in depression, anxiety and suicides, according to some of the surveys done

Expert financial advice still recommended – especially in uncertain times

A financial advisor is an expert who will help you to protect your wealth and make a realistic plan when unexpected events threaten your wellbeing

What is a virtual card, and how does it work?

A virtual card lets you pay online without ever having to take your card from your wallet or exposing your actual account information

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