Real Estate

Real estate isn’t sexy, but in South Africa it’s serious

Being able to own property will help close the wealth gap between black and white people

Xolisa Tini

Real estate entrepreneur

Estate agency industry slow to transform

Recent racist incidents involving real estate agents have put the sector’s transformative capacity in dispute.

Are estate agents’ days numbered?

Despite high fees, the industry says it has yet to feel lasting effects from low-cost tech newcomers

Pastor Shepherd Bushiri ministries fined R87 500

Church broke environmental law by going ahead with illegal construction.

Location, location, location as Cape Town property prices rocket through the roof

You’ll be lucky if you can get a matchbox on the Atlantic Seaboard for just over R1m, as ‘semigration’ sees demand – and prices – soar.

Curbs on owning land could see jittery locals selling

Part of the market is waiting for more clarity from the government, but experts hope that panic selling can be avoided.

Real-estate giant pulls out of Zim

Poor country perception and a now resolved shareholder dispute have forced real-estate firm CB Richard Ellis Limited to pull out of Zimbabwe.

Transformation excites administrator

New board to address issues regarding training and certification requirements.

Egypt unrest pushes Orascom Development into loss

Following the civil uprising in Egypt, a slump in investment and legal challenges to state land sales have thrown the real estate sector into turmoil.

Dreary house price growth hits real estate agents

Another bad year for house price growth has given the real estate industry a tougher climate as commission earnings for agents decline.


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

Ministers go into self-isolation

Two ministers have taken precautions after a Dirco employee tested positive for the virus

The solitary choreography of solo prayer

Covid-19 transmissions in mosques and churches have complicated our relationships with them

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