TRADE

SA to US: Hurt us and it’ll hurt you

South Africa’s preferred trade status is likely to be removed, which means exports will cost more

Economy rebounds but hold the champagne for now

Experts say the increase in GDP is largely a result of a decrease in load-shedding in the second quarter

South African Special Economic Zones Programme

South Africa has 10 Special Economic Zones located in seven provinces

Trump’s Africa strategy should have cast China as a partner, not a global adversary

Why opportunities should be found to advance cooperation between Africa, China and the US as confidence building measures in US-China relations

US renews accusations of unfair trade practices against China

Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping are due to discuss trade when they meet later this month during the Group of 20 summit in Argentina

​British Airways launches direct flights between Durban and London

The direct flight will boost trade and increase tourism in KwaZulu-Natal

EU begins tricky negotiations with developing countries

For decades the EU has maintained relations with nearly 80 developing countries under the Cotonou Agreement. It's now time for fresh negotiations

The art of the flea market deal

Milnerton flea market in Cape Town is a veritable training ground for the upstart dealmaker with asking prices rarely breaking the R100 mark

US-China trade needs a strategic rethink

Global prosperity requires that the multilateral free-trade system be maintained and strengthened

​Restraints of Trade

Can a worker skilled in a certain area be prevented from exercising this skill by a former employer?

China accuses Trump of ‘blackmail’ after new tariffs threat

Trump warned of "additional tariffs" should Beijing hit back with tit-for-tat measures

Latest

Tshwane water woes in court again

The municipality has been accused of deliberately derailing the contract to sort out toxic water crisis in Hammanskraal

Life in lockdown: Behind closed doors keeping out the coronavirus

South African students in China are staying behind closed doors due to the coronavirus outbreak

Apartheid criminals still at large

Corporations and banks that aided the apartheid regime have not been brought to book, so they continue to act with impunity

Press Releases

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs

Looking inwards

Businesses are finding tangible ways to give back – but only because consumers demand it