Walmart Massmart Merger

Supermarket push a boon for region

South African retailers can help to improve food security – but smallholder farmers need to play a key role.

Massmart eyes 23 new stores in eight months

Massmart Holdings CEO says the South African retailer majority owned by Walmart plans to open 23 new stores in the next eight months.

Massmart conditions are ‘irrational’

The Competition Tribunal has ­criticised the government's call for procurement quotas to apply to the Walmart-Massmart merger.

Union mulls challenge to Walmart decision

Saccawu might appeal against the Competition Tribunal's approval of Walmart's 51% acquisition of Massmart, it has said.

Walmart deal a signpost to the future

The government's local procurement conditions could be in defiance of its WTO commitments.

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From the archives: For the first time, an insiders’ account of the Third Force

Two young gangsters give an horrific account of how they were encouraged, equipped and trained to carry out violence against ANC-linked targets by the security forces.

Ramaphosa bets big on infrastructure to boost economy

Sona was a mixed bag but there were some meaningful announcements

Stranded commuters say Ramaphosa’s rail promises ring hollow

Cape Town’s largest passenger rail line has been closed for months, hitting people’s pockets and adding to road traffic congestion

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