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10 hours ago | March 1, 2024

SA Shoprite billionaire Wiese returns to diamond-hunting roots

Christo Wiese (pictured), South Africa’s billionaire retail king, is going back to the future. The 82-year-old serial ...

SA plans to slash time taken to issue work permits

South Africa will slash the time taken to issue work permits to foreign executives and technicians employed by the ...

1 week ago | February 23, 2024

‘SA’s Budget 2024 critical to business sentiment’

Busi Mavuso SA’s budget speech this week is more critical than ever to business sentiment. The financial performance of ...

Mozambique port vital to chrome exports gets upgraded railway link

The biggest port in Mozambique that’s become a key hub for global chrome exports will upgrade a railway link, bolstering ...

1 week ago | February 20, 2024

 SA seeks private money for climate response fund

Bloomberg South Africa will seek private-sector participation in a planned climate-change response fund announced by ...

2 weeks ago | February 16, 2024

How much has your ZAR depreciated?

What to consider before the budget speech As the curtains rise on the economic stage of South Africa, all eyes turn to ...

Load shedding, debt pose biggest risks to SA’s economic outlook

The biggest risks to South Africa’s 2024 economic outlook may come from insufficient power supply, strains on debt ...

1 month ago | January 18, 2024

Rand extends losses against strong dollar

Reuters The rand extended its losses against the US dollar early on Wednesday, as the greenback hovered near a one-month ...

1 month ago | January 17, 2024

Zim truckers, refused licence renewals in SA, head for Poland

Moneyweb Zimbabwean truckers are being denied the ability to renew their South African driver’s licences as the Zimbabwe ...

3 months ago | December 13, 2023

SA plans more nuclear power to ease supply crisis

moneyweb.co.za By S’thembile Cele, Bloomberg The first of the new units will likely be operational in 2032 or ...

3 months ago | December 8, 2023

SA consumers face lean festive tables despite fuel price drop

Consumers will have a lean festive table despite the drop in the price of fuel as food prices continue to escalate at an ...

Millions still jobless despite 0,2pc fall in unemployment rate

South Africa is still among the countries with the highest unemployment rates in the entire world. The latest Quarterly ...

South Africa likely to produce first electric vehicles from 2026

South Africa’s government has made it clear that due to the current energy crisis, and coal-dominated grid, it is too ...

3 months ago | November 29, 2023

Fly Namibia to ply Vic Falls, Windhoek route

Business Writer FlyNamibia has announced it will, from April next year, launch flights between Windhoek and Victoria ...

4 months ago | November 17, 2023

Fund manager Ninety One signals it won’t approve Sasol climate report

Ninety One, one of the biggest fund managers in South Africa, is planning to vote against Sasol’s climate report at the ...

4 months ago | November 10, 2023

CABS secures a US$40 million facility with Afreximbank

Business Writer One of Zimbabwe’s biggest banks, Central Africa Building Society (CABS), has signed a US$40 million ...

Zim filmmaker welcomes Afreximbank’s US$1 bln film fund

Kudzanai Sharara in Cairo, Egypt The planned launch of a US$1 billion film fund by the African Export-Import Bank ...

Obasanjo opens IATF 2023 with a call to eliminate bureaucracy

Kudzanai Sharara in Cairo, Egypt African government leaders and policy makers must eliminate unnecessary bureaucracy, ...

“CANEX a catalyst for the African creative industry”

Kudzanai Sharara in Cairo, Egypt The Creative Africa Nexus Summit running under the theme ‘One People, United in ...

4 months ago | November 1, 2023

How a landmark ruling impacts parental leave in SA

Gillian Lumb, Anli Bezuidenhout, Nadeem Mahomed & Alex van Greuning Earlier this week, the Gauteng High Court, per ...