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Pledges worth R134bn committed at investment conference

The inaugural investment conference has brought promises of funding to the tune of billions to strengthen the economy

​Twitchers can tick off superb field guide lifers

From the detailed ‘Roberts’ to ‘Newman’s’ perfect illustrations, birders are spoilt for choice.

Does our thirsty forestry industry need a radical rethink about use of resources?

Using 98% of a tree — instead of the 48% of used today — will dramatically change the industry.

Firefighters grounded in risky season

Fire season is upon Mpumalanga and its forestry industry, but several key firefighting aircraft remain grounded.

Sappi sees return to full-year profit

Cost cuts and a focus shift to higher margin products has put the pulp and paper producer on track to performing better than it has in five years.

Sappi targets new dividends after tackling R25-billion debt

The world's biggest glossy paper manufacturer plans to push down its hefty debt burden and then resume paying dividends.

Sappi swings full-year loss on weak demand in Europe

After losing millions this year, the paper maker plans to shut down part of its European operations over the next three years.

Sappi to sell Swaziland forest for R1-billion to cut debt

The world's largest maker of glossy paper will sell 67 000 hectares of forest in Swaziland for R1-billion in order to finance debt.

Sappi scores on cellulose demand

The forestry giant has expanded aggressively to make itself the world market leader.

Solidarity confirms further layoffs at Sappi

Trade union Solidarity confirmed having received four section 189 layoff notifications from Sappi, which affects about 959 employees.

Sappi job security on the line with restructuring

Paper group Sappi says the ongoing restructuring within its South African operations might include retrenchments at some of its production plants.

Sappi to rejig business, slash jobs

Paper maker Sappi says it will be cutting jobs and restructuring its operations to rein in costs and focus on higher margin businesses.

Sappi shuts down Swiss mill

South African paper maker Sappi said on Wednesday it would close its entire Biberist Mill in Switzerland after failing to find a buyer.

Sappi to close PE mill

Sappi has started consulting labour about closing down its Adamas Mill in Port Elizabeth, the paper and packaging company said on Monday.

Sappi may close Switzerland mill on rising costs

South African paper maker Sappi said on Thursday it may close its Biberist mill in Switzerland due to tough market conditions.

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Finance probe into the Ingonyama Trust Board goes ahead

The threat of legal action from ITB chairperson Jerome Ngwenya fails to halt forensic audit ordered by the land reform minister

Fake trafficking news targets migrants

Exaggerated reports on social media of human trafficking syndicates snatching people in broad daylight legitimate xenophobia while deflecting from the real problems in society

Female cops sent for rape counselling

Brigadier Sifiso Cele denies the rape allegations, saying that they are part of a smear campaign and that criminal charges should have been opened if the accusations were true

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Corporates: A force for good for a sustainable future

In order to see people and nature thrive what is required is a strong focus on partnerships – we cannot act alone anymore

Combatting wildlife crime in Southern Africa activity annual programme statement (APS) No. 04

Concept papers are sought for implementating activities, for a multi-faceted programme that aims to reduce poaching and illegal trade in wildlife

The financial decisions made during your life journey, and their impact on your retirement outcome

The longer you save towards retirement the larger your retirement savings are expected to be due to the effect of compounding interest

In conversation with SA Reserve Bank Governer, Lesetja Kganyago

'Make interest rates zero and inflation goes up and then people save less – we need savings to fund investment in this country'

Secure your business from cyber threats

Many business-grade security systems now have built-in learning systems and AI to help businesses stay up to date with protection

Mental Health

During the pandemic there's been a dramatic increase in depression, anxiety and suicides, according to some of the surveys done

Expert financial advice still recommended – especially in uncertain times

A financial advisor is an expert who will help you to protect your wealth and make a realistic plan when unexpected events threaten your wellbeing

What is a virtual card, and how does it work?

A virtual card lets you pay online without ever having to take your card from your wallet or exposing your actual account information

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