Thalia Holmes

Bank on the future of phones

The potential of mobile-linked banking transactions is huge – but they must be cheap.

African Bank will beat ‘junk’ rap

Analysts say the company’s biggest shareholders cannot afford to let it fail.

Chasing the e-tail a costly investment

Online shopping is increasing rapidly in South Africa, but financiers need deep pockets.

Social grants beneficiaries more than doubled in 10 years

A Stats SA survey has shown that social grants assist 30.2% of South Africans, with 45.5% of households receiving at least one grant.

Could Ramatlhodi’s exit relate to his ‘soft’ Amcu approach?

Ngoako Ramatlhodi's softer stance towards Amcu, in comparison to other government officials, could be the reason for his hasty exit from wage talks.

Tax laws shield Zuma, Malema

How debt-saddled leaders are escaping public scrutiny of their liabilities to the taxman.

Uber: The app that takes you for a ride

The company behind the car-summoning Uber is expanding its global reach.

Eskom: Switch off now or we’ll load shed

Eskom has released two warnings within hours: switch off non-essential appliances or face load shedding; and prepare for another rate hike.

Electoral razzle-dazzle fails to frazzle market

Elections may be the political event of the year, but as far as financial analysts are concerned it's a snooze-worthy affair on the economic calendar.

JRA launches mobile app for Joburg motorists

The "Find & Fix" mobile app will assist citizens to report potholes, faulty traffic lights and any other infrastructure issues related to the JRA.

New tax ombud office launched

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan has launched the office of the tax ombud, which will be run by retired judge Bernard Ngoepe.

Business elites mint it as workers, shareholders lose out

A recently published book shows the top-paid chief executive in the country earned R190-million in 2012 - almost 2 400 times the average salary.


Meet Doctor Fundile Nyati: South Africa’s own online medical mythbuster

The employee health and wellness specialist is using social media to combat misinformation about Covid-19

Products for the care of babies and toddlers now essential items

In response to court papers saying lockdown regulations are unconstitutional because they do not protect the best interests of children, the state says baby care goods are now an essential item

Slice of life: Recycling for our lives

This lockdown will hurt my family in the stomach. We will suffer for this whole period. I don’t even know what I will do when my wife gives birth in the next two weeks

Press Releases

Everyone’s talking about it. Even Kentucky

Earlier this year South African fried chicken fast-food chain, Chicken Licken®, launched a campaign for their wallet-friendly EasyBucks® meals, based on the idea of ‘Everyone’s talking about it.’

New energy mix on the cards

REI4P already has and will continue to yield thousands of employment opportunities

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