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China gifts SA with R370bn

Not everyone believes a stimulus package will get the country out of its economic crisis

McKinsey’s apology is a laugh

Like that of KPMG, it does not answer the tough questions, probably because it is aware of the possible legal ramifications

Collars and ties mask the real white monopoly capitalism

Only mass civil action will hound this rogues’ gallery of corporate crooks out of town

Entrepreneurs ‘ageing and dying’

New research paints a picture of the dwindling number of buyers willing to take on the difficult life of a factory owner.

An investment first for South Africa

South Africa's first independent exchange-traded funds (ETF) investment platform for financial advisers is set to launch in Gauteng this month.

EconomyTalking about the economy

Hearing about the state of the economy is no fun. Especially when you get experts and politicians in the same room. Tanya Pampalone reports.

Soweto retailers report bustling festive season

The hallways were teeming with shoppers -- and perhaps those just wanting to be seen -- in Soweto's spanking new Maponya Mall during December. According to mall management, approximately 45 000 people visited the R650-million shopping centre daily. Restaurants such as News Café and Primi Bazala drew in many upmarket young Sowetans.

The 6% solution

From a macroeconomic perspective, the massive disparities in South Africa, coupled with considerable expectations of economic empowerment, require sustainable growth of more than 6% in the next decade, writes Iraj Abedian, the chief executive of Pan-African Capital Holdings.

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WATCH IT AGAIN: Ramaphosa addresses the nation on measures to contain Covid-19

President Cyril Ramaphosa addressed the nation on the continuing efforts to contain the spread of Covid-19. This included the extension of the national lockdown by another two weeks

More than 900 Americans to be evacuated from South Africa

Three flights are expected to leave South Africa over two days, embassy spokesperson says

Yeoville can police itself, thank you

In the Johannesburg suburb, neat queues are enforced, physical distances maintained and fights stopped by its community policing forum

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Rahima Moosa Hospital nursing college introduces no-touch facial recognition access system

The new system allows the hospital to enrol people’s faces immediately, using artificial intelligence, and integrates easily with existing access control infrastructure, including card readers and biometrics

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