Gordhan predicts improved foreign investment

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan says there will be more certainty about foreign direct investment in South Africa within the next year.

Namibian court issues strict conditions on Walmart

The Supreme Court of Namibia has backed the decision by competition authorities to impose conditions on Walmart's purchase of SA retailer Massmart.

Big five fight for food market share

The Shoprite Group continues to lead the pack but the other retailers are pulling out all the stops.

Saccawu frets over Walmart’s ‘anti-union philosophy’

Saccawu says Walmart could pursue its "anti-union philosophy" if its merger with local retailer Massmart goes ahead in its current form.

The biting reality of SA’s food bills

Blame for the high cost of filling one's trolley cannot be laid at the retailers' door

Lawyers rip into state’s Walmart merger appeal

The appeal for a review of the merger between US retailer Walmart and local company Massmart is groundless, say counsel for the merging firms.

D-Day for assault on ‘devastating’ Walmart deal

The state is set to appeal for a review of the Massmart-Walmart merger today, arguing the deal will have a potentially devastating effect on jobs.

Unions plan Walmart-Massmart hearing picket

Cosatu and Saccawu have announced their intention to embark on "mass pickets" at the Walmart-Massmart appeal hearing in Cape Town this week.

Walmart: The cheap, the imported and the truth

Perspectives on the desirability of Walmart's entry into South Africa continue to differ wildly.

Massmart, standards bureau sign SME quality agreement

Massmart and the South African Bureau of Standards have signed an agreement to help small businesses improve their product quality.

Saccawu wants Walmart to boost supply fund

Saccawu wants Walmart and Massmart to increase their planned fund to support SA suppliers from R100-million to at least R500-million.

Massmart ready to sacrifice margins for market share

Walmart's SA unit Massmart is ready to push down prices and sacrifice margins in pursuit of a bigger market share, its CEO has said.


The Mogale Centre: A place of hope for young offenders

In the last story of her series about children behind bars, Athandiwe Saba speaks to young men who have committed serious crimes and are now living behind the walls of the Mogale Child and Youth Care Centre

Covid-19 fight to enter house-to-house testing phase

President urges people to continue staying at home for the next 17 days

Can you pause a pandemic? Inside the race to stop spread of Covid-19

Tracing the close contacts of people who test positive for coronavirus disease is a delicate dance. Here’s why these health workers wait for the cover of darkness to take action

Press Releases

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

Dimension Data launches Saturday School in PE

The Gauteng Saturday School has produced a number of success stories