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SA’s grocery giants stomp on small, independent stores in non-urban areas

The entry of national supermarkets into non-urban markets has shifted the competitive landscape

To have a dad like Raymond Ackerman

'Most days, however, looking at it from my side of the fence, the idea of a parent company is somewhat jaded'

uKheshe: An app for the unbanked

Card holders can transfer money to each other at no cost, so an entire sub economy may evolve

Festive spending continues to boom amid tough economic climate

South Africans are spending more on festive goods such as food and beverages rather than more expensive goods. The proof is in the pudding

South Africa’s reputation leaders

Mr Price had a significant rise, while Tiger Brands had a phenomenal drop

Fuel, utilities gobble up spare cash

Cheaper food has helped to ease the pain but an ever weakening rand means the prognosis is poor

Patrice Motsepe’s ARC buys all of TymeDigital bank

ARC did not say what they paid for the 90% of the shares. The bank has not officially launched yet

Glass straws and fresh produce help zap plastic waste

Businesses are slowly phasing out nonrecyclable plastic waste

Be yourself, phone Mom … and shop

'It seemed, at the time, to be a very good idea to go and be myself by shopping at a particular place'

VAT not all bad news

In an attempt to keep customers, retailers will absorb some of the hike – for a while

EFF asks ‘fighters’ to remove all listeriosis-linked products from shelves

The party has said the outbreak is a state of crisis and has called on all of its members to ensure products linked to the bacteria are removed

Tiger Brands’ share price down following listeria revelations

The company is one of the largest food manufacturers in the country, and the 7% fall equates to a R5.6-billion drop in its value

Press Releases

New-style star accretion bursts dazzle astronomers

Associate Professor James O Chibueze and Dr SP van den Heever are part of an international team of astronomers studying the G358-MM1 high-mass protostar.

2020 risk outlook: Use GRC to build resilience

GRC activities can be used profitably to develop an integrated risk picture and response, says ContinuitySA.

MTN voted best mobile network

An independent report found MTN to be the best mobile network in SA in the fourth quarter of 2019.

Is your tertiary institution is accredited?

Rosebank College is an educational brand of The Independent Institute of Education, which is registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training.

Is your tertiary institution accredited?

Rosebank College is an educational brand of The Independent Institute of Education, which is registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training.

VUT chancellor, Dr Xolani Mkhwanazi, dies

The university conferred the degree of Doctor of Science Honoris Causa on Dr Xolani Mkhwanazi for his outstanding leadership contributions to maths and science education development.

Innovate4AMR now in second year

SA's Team pill-Alert aims to tackle antimicrobial resistance by implementing their strategic intervention that ensures patients comply with treatment.

Medical students present solution in Geneva

Kapil Narain and Mohamed Hoosen Suleman were selected to present their strategic intervention to tackle antimicrobial resistance to an international panel of experts.