Investors wake up to Africa

Walmart's entry into Africa through the purchase of a stake in Massmart reflects a change in the attitude of global investors to the continent.

Wal-Mart to buy 51% of Massmart

Wal-Mart plans to buy a controlling stake in Massmart for more than $2-billion after scaling back its offer for the company's entire stock.

Panel to advise Patel on Walmart, Massmart deal

Minister Ebrahim Patel set up a panel to advise government on the likely implications of Walmart's bid to buy more than 50% of Massmart.

Unions fret over Wal-Mart’s bid

If Wal-Mart succeeded in its bid to buy a share of Massmart, it would mean job losses for the retail and manufacturing sector, union Saccawu said.

Massmart contacts unions on Wal-Mart offer

Massmart executives have contacted labour unions regarding the offer by global retail giant Wal-Mart to purchase the local company for R30-billion.

Wal-Mart offers to buy Massmart

One of the world's largest retailers Wal-Mart has offered to buy JSE-listed wholesaler Massmart, the South African company said on Monday.

JSE remains mixed, banks weigh

Stocks were slightly lower at noon on Tuesday with banks dominating the loser board on inflation worries, but miners capped losses on a weaker rand and firm metal prices, traders said. At 11.56am, the all-share index was down 0,23%, weighed by a 1,70% drop in banks.


Slice of life: Recycling for our lives

This lockdown will hurt my family in the stomach. We will suffer for this whole period. I don’t even know what I will do when my wife gives birth in the next two weeks

Mbalula defends changing taxi operating times

Regulations for taxis have been relaxed over the last few days of the lockdown prompting criticism. Transport minister Fikile Mbalula however, has defended the decision

A week in lockdown: SA Covid-19 cases at 1 505

The health department says it is awaiting confirmation on whether two deaths in Kwazulu-Natal are related to the coronavirus disease

Press Releases

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

SAB Zenzele special AGM rescheduled to March 25 2020

New voting arrangements are being made to safeguard the health of shareholders