Chantelle Benjamin

DA to receive more spy tapes documents

The DA will spend the next week analysing more documents relating to a 2009 decision to drop corruption charges against President Jacob Zuma.

Mines minister faces uphill Amcu-platinum belt battle

The new mineral resources minister begins his tenure with a difficult task - seeking a solution to the country's longest ever mines strike.

Knock-and-drop case is big news

The outcome of a newspaper dispute is expected to set a precedent on predatory pricing practices.

DA’s disagreements necessary – but it needs to self-assess

The cracks between Helen Zille and Lindiwe Mazibuko began showing themselves a while ago. Is a difference in opinion between members good for the DA?

Barclays banks on Africa dream

It has cut jobs and reduced its investment arm – now the group is looking south for a lifeline.

Busa raises concerns about Eskom

Business Unity South Africa has urged Eskom to let it help find ways to improve the power parastatal's sustainability and avoid a tariff hike.

Treasury contemplates a saving grace

South Africans are notoriously bad at saving for their retirement – interventions may be required, writes Chantelle Benjamin.

Manifestos: Power must be devolved to citizens

Agang SA and Cope both presented election manifestos over the weekend, envisaging active governance and oversight by individual citizens.

Taxing times ahead for Gordhan

Slow growth, a rising deficit — and an election — leave the finance minister little room to manoeuvre.

BEE laws play catch-up

Economic transformation discussion goes with examining the legal framework put in place to open the way for participation of marginalized sectors.

Motlanthe: Persistent inequality threatens SA’s peace

At the M&G's 20 years of economic transformation summit, Kgalema Motlanthe says while poverty has declined, inequality in the workplace has not.

Second-hand gold mines’ rising shine

Acquisitions could help the industry survive cost increases and lower commodity prices.


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

A week in lockdown: SA Covid-19 cases at 1 505

The health department says it is awaiting confirmation on whether two deaths in Kwazulu-Natal are related to the coronavirus disease

Lockdown heroes feed hungry kids

Feeding schemes inundated with requests to assist during Covid-19 lockdown

Press Releases

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

SAB Zenzele special AGM rescheduled to March 25 2020

New voting arrangements are being made to safeguard the health of shareholders