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Paradise for corporates and ultrarich

The Paradise Papers highlight the need for enforcing regulations to stem tax avoidance

Giant retail grocers in new probe

The Competition Commission inquiry into the grocery retail sector goes beyond exclusive property clauses.

Spar profit growth slows amid spending downturns

Financial pressure on consumers and tough competition has seen the retailer's food sales suffer in the first half of 2014.

Major supermarkets exposed in meat-label scandal

More than 80 meat products sold by major South African retailers contain water buffalo and donkey, the City Press has reported.

Big five fight for food market share

The Shoprite Group continues to lead the pack but the other retailers are pulling out all the stops.

Climbing into the driver’s seat

Women are beginning to make inroads in the manly world of trucking.

Massmart ready to sacrifice margins for market share

Walmart's SA unit Massmart is ready to push down prices and sacrifice margins in pursuit of a bigger market share, its CEO has said.

Spar FY profit up, mulls share buy back

South African grocery chain Spar Group posted a 29% rise in full-year profit as lower interest rates and economic recovery slowly boost consumer demand.

Spar first-half profit up, sees World Cup growth

Spar Group reported a 14,7% rise in first-half profit and said full-year results would be boosted by the upcoming Soccer World Cup.

JSE up, but gold stocks tumble

The JSE was up 191 points at midday on Monday, but off its record high it hit earlier as gold stocks tumbled on news that Anglo American was selling half of its stake in AngloGold. Anglo said in a statement that it expects the offering to represent a major step in the completion of its stated objectives for its stake in AngloGold Ashanti.

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Western Cape Judge Mushtak Parker faces second misconduct complaint

The Cape Bar Council says his conduct is ‘unbecoming the holding of judicial office’

The Mogale Centre: A place of hope for young offenders

In the last story of her series about children behind bars, Athandiwe Saba speaks to young men who have committed serious crimes and are now living behind the walls of the Mogale Child and Youth Care Centre

Covid-19 fight to enter house-to-house testing phase

President urges people to continue staying at home for the next 17 days

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