Nene asks to be relieved of his duties — report

The Business Day newspaper is reporting that the finance minister has approached the Presidency to be relieved of his duties

Masutha disputes Bloomberg Abrahams article

​The Ministry of Justice and Correctional Services wants to set the record straight on Minister Michael Masutha’s quoted words in a Bloomberg article

Roman temple restored deep under City of London

​A Roman temple has been restored to its original site seven metres below London, using sound, lights and misty haze to bring the ruin back to life.

Africa’s richest man Dangote plans $16bn investment push

The Nigerian-based Dangote Group will embark on a $16-billion expansion drive in over 18 countries over the next four years.

Gordhan: SA doesn’t have means to influence rand

Pravin Gordhan says South African authorities don't have the resources to influence the rand, which has slid 16% since the beginning of the year.

Bloomberg questioned over ‘spying’ allegations

Financial services news group Bloomberg has been facing questions about the use of confidential client data by its journalists.

The economic week ahead: Mixed signals likely

Amid weaker than expected data in the US and China, and a flare-up in Europe's debt crisis, markets will be paying close attention to key statistics.

News agencies caution Zuma over media freedoms

World news agencies have voiced concerns to President Jacob Zuma that controversial regulations for tighter media controls may hurt press freedoms.


Coronavirus: South Africa will evacuate citizens from Wuhan

The government is expected to evacuate citizens from Wuhan, where the coronavirus outbreak originated

Primedia CEO Essack leaves following internal battles

Omar Essack leaves the 702 and 94.7 owners after a protracted standoff with the board

LIVE BLOG: Fin Min Tito Mboweni presents the 2020 budget

The budget is usually scheduled for the second-last Wednesday in February, and the ratings agencies deliver their decisions after assessing the country’s plans for the fiscal year ahead

Press Releases

Over R400-m given to businesses since launch of three-minute overdraft

The 3-minute overdraft radically reduces the time it takes for businesses to have their working capital needs met

Tourism can push Africa onto a new path – minister

The continent is fast becoming a dynamic sought-after tourist destination

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

Digging deep

Automation is unstoppable, but if we're strategic about its implementation, it presents major opportunities

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