NEF’s Philisiwe Mthethwa ‘cleared of wrongdoing’

The National Empowerment Fund chief executive Philisiwe Mthethwa and two other employees have been vindicated of wrongdoing, says the board.

NEF boss stays put as auditors probe graft claims

The board of the NEF appoints Deloitte to "determine the veracity of the allegations" made against senior officials.

Khanyi Dhlomo and NEF hit back against reports

The rural women ownership in luxury store Luminance is well on track, according to Khanyi Dhlomo and the NEF, in response to reports to the contrary.

Khanyi Dhlomo’s Luminance is a little murky

The rural women who Khanyi Dhlomo says are part owners of her luxury store are reportedly in the dark about the deal, writes Verashni Pillay.

Davies issues directive to prevent similar NEF, Luminance deals

Government has issued a new directive in the wake of the controversy over an NEF loan to Khanyi Dhlomo to open luxury retail store Luminance.

Minister calls for report into Khanyi Dhlomo’s NEF funding

The trade and industry minister has called for a detailed report from the NEF into the R34.1-million funding of a clothing shop.

Khanyi Dhlomo: NEF funding was above board

Businesswoman Khanyi Dhlomo has insisted that her name did not influence the NEF to provide funding for her Hyde Park retail business.


Democracy will flounder sans Stats SA

As the government bails out state-owned entities, it is leaving a hole in the budget of the agency tasked with telling us what South Africa looks like — one that is crucial to government decisions

The Facebook group taking on South Africa’s white right

Online battle over the ‘white genocide’ narrative on social media has dangerous real-world consequences

Trolley tender causes Acsa eruption

Stolen contract exposes rift in the senior ranks at the state airport’s management companies

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Scatec Solar begins another Upington project

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Over R400-m given to businesses since launch of three-minute overdraft

The 3-minute overdraft radically reduces the time it takes for businesses to have their working capital needs met

Tourism can push Africa onto a new path – minister

The continent is fast becoming a dynamic sought-after tourist destination

South Africa’s education system is broken and unequal, and must be fixed without further delay

The Amnesty International report found that the South African government continues to miss its own education upgrading targets

Business travel industry generates billions

Meetings Africa is ready to take advantage of this lucrative opportunity

Conferences connect people to ideas

The World Expo and Meetings Africa are all about stimulating innovation – and income