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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).

Africa sky’s the limit

Regulation is on the way out and there's a big demand for cheap flights.

Planespotters taste the ‘aviation action’

Move over trainspotters, there's a new breed of transport stalker about -- planespotters.

Pay-back time for air travellers

They are going to be saddled with the huge costs of Acsa's 'unnecessary' airport upgrades.

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Pay-TV inquiry probes the Multichoice monopoly

Africa’s largest subscription television operator says it is under threat amid the emerging popularity of global platforms like Netflix and Amazon Prime

Covid-overflow hospital in ruins as SIU investigates

A high-level probe has begun into hundreds of millions of rand spent by the Gauteng health department to refurbish a hospital that is now seven months behind schedule – and lying empty

​No apology or comfort as another Marikana mother dies without justice

Nomawethu Ma’Bhengu Sompeta, whose funeral will be held this weekend, was unequivocal in calling out the government for its response to the Marikana massacre

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