Teigue Payne

Don’t pooh-pooh the benefits of biogas

Biogas digesters, which are commonly seen in many Asian countries, are among the most viable immediate green energy prospects in South Africa.

A recipe for rescuing gold mines?

The resuscitation of Blyvooruitzicht gold mine could pave the way for other ailing mines, says Teigue Payne.

Sugar giant talks indigenisation vs empowerment

Tongaat Hulett's sugar operations in Zimbabwe comprise the wholly owned Triangle Sugar operation and its 50.3% holding in Hippo Valley Estates.

Business rescue yields mixed bag of results

Business rescue, South Africa's equivalent to chapter 11 bankruptcy in the United States, is generally working well.

As they sew so shall they reap

A new agreement, which will be introduced at plant level, will allow clothing workers to receive productivity bonuses. Teigue Payne reports.

Leading the way in adventure clothing

In the low-margin and the seemingly endless decline of the South African sector because of imports -- the K-Way brand is a positive story.

Ostrich farms are not for chickens

It is not an easy game but if an alternative to culling is found, South Africa's ostrich industry could take flight.

State nails errant unions

Cosatu hits back after some of its affiliates the Communication Workers' Union and South African Democratic Nurses'Union are deregistered.

Manganese: Power before promise

New miners need more efficient infrastructure to capitalise on rich deposits in the Kalahari, writes Teigue Payne.

Wage dispute divides employers

Pay deals reached by the bargaining council are criticised for threatening small business, writes Teigue Payne.

Stimulating the rural economy

Access to wholesalers and retailers can make all the difference between poverty and employment, writes Teigue Payne.

Wages up as unemployed queues grow

Manufacturing salaries vary according to skill levels with skilled workers earning much more, writes Teigue Payne.


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

Ministers go into self-isolation

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

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