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Coronavirus hammers global growth 

South Africa’s mining and manufacturing sectors are predicted to be down for the first quarter of 2020 because of low demand from China 

Pepsi’s Pioneer acquisition is not healthy

The move may provide a short-term economic boost, but it also has long-term health costs

Shopping malls are ‘killing’ independent retailers

The Competition Commission’s Grocery Retail Inquiry has found national supermarket chains are putting small, independent players out of business

Shoprite delivers strong sales in SA market

South Africa’s largest grocer saw its local operations increase sales by 10.3% during the quarter

Rise and stall of Southern Africa’s remarkable supermarket chain

Choppies began life as a struggling general dealer in Botswana and now consists of about 250 stores in eight countries

Wiese denies self-service accusations

The Steinhoff debacle caused its major investor a loss of R50bn and kicked him off the richest list

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

Skint citizens shun market darlings

Unemployment, state debt and public sector burden and structural rigidities will affect growth

Slice of life: Of durags and a rapping boost

Durags were so rare to find that most people imported them. Those that did sell them had very limited variety and very questionable quality

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President Cyril Ramaphosa has issued an instruction to the Western Cape government to recruit more staff to stem the Covid-19 tide

Capture claims plague new private-security bargaining council

Unhappy members of the National Bargaining Council for the Private Security Sector say corporate governance standards are being flouted

A lifeline for the homeless people in eThekwini

eThekwini plans to retain permanent and safe open spaces for people with nowhere to sleep

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Automotive Industry and Covid-19

Many rental fleets are no longer operational and their usually well-maintained cars are entering the market in big numbers

The fourth industrial revolution: It works for UJ

Huge advances in technology make training and the application of medical knowledge better, faster and more widely accessible

PPS Webinar 4: Asset Protection in Times of Uncertainty

The Covid-19 crisis means people are spending more time at home, so they expect different packages from their insurance companies

International Partnerships are key for Africa during Covid-19

Perhaps this pandemic is the jolt that we needed to strengthen intra-country collaboration and revive international friendships

Auditor-General of South Africa seeks request for information

Suitably qualified and experienced vendors are sought to supply tools to assist in the support of financial statement audits

Former bursary student hits a six and lands top job at WPCA

Thuthuka Bursary recipient Tennyson Botes decided to make a difference in his community — and he's doing exactly that

SANRAL to professionalise its finance division with world-class professional accounting designations

'It is about how I can get my staff to acquire more skills and sharpen those skills that they already have,' says SANRAL CFO Inge Mulder

Empowering his people to unleash their potential

'Being registered as an AGA(SA) means you are capable of engineering an idea and turning it into money,' says Raymond Mayekisa

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