Greg Gordon

Innovation for Africa

South Africa is likely to remain Africa’s innovation powerhouse, particularly as growth in mobile technology provides significant opportunities

An organic approach to growing business

A family’s search for organic produce led them to start farming their own - and a hugely diversified and expanding business is the result

Ditching the office for good

When contractor Philip du Plessis fell into the swimming pool at a client’s house recently and damaged his iPhone, it wasn’t business as usual.

4G slow to local shores

South African businesses and consumers are being denied full access to world-class high-speed mobile data facilities, writes Greg Gordon.

Turbulence over Africa

Although open-skies policies on in Africa bode well for the airline industry, ageing fleets and tight margins are significant challenges.

Dodging the audit bullet: relief for small businesses

The Companies Act is remarkably lax for small companies managed by their shareholders.

Putting the customer in control

Weighing up the rights of consumers versus those of the businesses that provide them with goods and services is a delicate balancing act.

Tuning in to the digital age

Traditional broadcasters have to rethink their business strategy in the face of online challenges.

Charting software’s changes

Desktop financial software is here to stay -- for the moment, writes <b>Greg Gordon</b>.

Navigating a brave new world

Small business are adrift in a sea of new technology, writes <b>Greg Gordon</b>.

Cloudy with a chance of downtime

Opinion is divided about whether web-based financial services have come of age, writes <b>Greg Gordon</b>.

Making way for rapid transport

Relatively new in the South African public transport mix is the bus rapid transport (BRT).


From the archives: For the first time, an insiders’ account of the Third Force

Two young gangsters give an horrific account of how they were encouraged, equipped and trained to carry out violence against ANC-linked targets by the security forces.

Ramaphosa bets big on infrastructure to boost economy

Sona was a mixed bag but there were some meaningful announcements

Stranded commuters say Ramaphosa’s rail promises ring hollow

Cape Town’s largest passenger rail line has been closed for months, hitting people’s pockets and adding to road traffic congestion

Press Releases

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs

Looking inwards

Businesses are finding tangible ways to give back – but only because consumers demand it