Gas Supplies

Renewables, gas expected to be Africa’s major energy sources

Gas and renewables are expected to be Africa's two major sources of energy growth, but it depends on fixing an energy sector that is poor in supply.

Russian military presence in Ukraine ‘intolerable’

Francois Hollande has condemned Russia's military presence in Ukraine, while Russia has assured Europe it will keep winter gas supply commitments.

Gas could satisfy most of South Africa’s power needs

Eskom's recent application for price increases is a watershed - it marks the point at which South Africa's electricity is no longer cheap.

Petronas finds two gas fields off Borneo island

The Malaysian state energy company's aggressive efforts to drill locally have been boosted by gas finds off Borneo island.

Over 1 000 SA restaurants close shop amid gas crisis

About 1 250 restaurants across the country have had to close shop because of gas shortages, says the Restaurants Association of South Africa.


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