British American Tobacco

A new smoke signal: Is Big Tobacco using influencers to illegally punt new products?

Could companies’ wooing of social media influencers be just a clever ploy to get around the country’s tobacco advertising ban?

We must act now to save Nigeria’s generation of ‘tobacco babies’

Muzzled by stringent laws and diligent implementation in the West, the tobacco industry has turned its sights to sub-Saharan Africa

No smoke without fire: Tobacco companies in quiet return to Formula One

​Tobacco giants Philip Morris and British American Tobacco have formed partnerships with scientific research subsidiaries and Formula 1 teams

Mergers and acquisitions in a tough economic time

Often, owners of struggling businesses agree gladly to being bought out

Tobacco ‘epidemic’ in Africa fuelled by fewer filters

Cigarette consumption in Africa rose by 40% between 1990 and 2012

Big Tobacco in bed with SA law enforcement agencies

A probe into the tobacco industry can show how two companies have used their resources to influence SA state agencies to protect their interests.

British American Tobacco: Sin still sells, in SA and abroad

Lower volumes do little to hurt British American Tobacco’s profits and the demand for its shares.

Law suits stoke anger over tobacco brands

The world's biggest tobacco company have gone to court in order to prevent the Australian government from forcing them to sell in unbranded packets.

Show me the money

Difficult economic times are seeing employers negotiating a myriad of challenges, including demands for salary increases and better packages.

Unbundling of BAT hailed as ‘fantastic deal’

The unbundling of British American Tobacco to shareholders -- and its secondary listing on the JSE -- has been heralded as "a fantastic deal".

JSE: Sasol gains as volatility rules roost

South African stocks were mixed in early afternoon trade on Wednesday due to volatility, but the feature of the morning session was a strong gain by synthetic fuel producer Sasol. At 12.25pm, the JSE's broader all-share index was up 0,09%, with the industrial index up 0,88%, but resources were down 0,38%.

JSE lower on volatility among miners

Volatility in resource stocks, as well as in the mining indices, buried the JSE in the red at midday on Tuesday. At noon, the all-share index gave up 0,69%, led by a 1,69% pull back in the gold-mining index. Resources dipped 1,59% and the platinum-mining index was off 0,42%. Financials eased 0,27% and banks were unchanged (+0,01%), but industrials inched up 0,15%.


NGOs ask ConCourt to order that shops can sell baby clothes during lockdown

The organisations say lockdown regulations are unconstitutional because they do not protect the best interests of children

Slice of life: Recycling for our lives

This lockdown will hurt my family in the stomach. We will suffer for this whole period. I don’t even know what I will do when my wife gives birth in the next two weeks

Mbalula defends changing taxi operating times

Regulations for taxis have been relaxed over the last few days of the lockdown prompting criticism. Transport minister Fikile Mbalula however, has defended the decision

Press Releases

Everyone’s talking about it. Even Kentucky

Earlier this year South African fried chicken fast-food chain, Chicken Licken®, launched a campaign for their wallet-friendly EasyBucks® meals, based on the idea of ‘Everyone’s talking about it.’

New energy mix on the cards

REI4P already has and will continue to yield thousands of employment opportunities

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world