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African economic growth to slow in 2015: IMF

Economic growth in sub-Saharan Africa remains strong but is expected to slow for a second successive year in 2015 in the face of declining commodity prices and the Ebola epidemic, the International Monetary Fund said on Tuesday, 14 April.

17 Apr 2015 11:14

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Fees for investment banking services show strong growth

Fees for investment banking services in sub-Saharan Africa totalled $83.4m during the first quarter of 2015, up 49% compared to the same period in 2014 ($55.9m), driven by increases across equity, debt and syndicated lending fees.

16 Apr 2015 11:22

Brown updates SA on electricity shortages
Brown updates SA on electricity shortages

Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown has called on Eskom's residential and business customers to use energy sparingly as the winter season approaches...

16 Apr 2015 09:21

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Constitutional Court judgement altered operation of in duplum rule

On 24 March 2015, the Constitutional Court handed down judgement in the case of Paulsen and Another v Slip Knot Investments 777 Proprietary Limited [2015] ZACC 5, which has altered the position of our law for the past 17 years in relation to the operation of the in duplum rule.

By Aarthi Ramdhin and Byron Nicol 15 Apr 2015 08:41

Uni-based pitching den open to all entrepreneurs
Uni-based pitching den open to all entrepreneurs

The LaunchLab Idea's Pitching Den, an innocuous platform for aspiring and emerging entrepreneurs to pitch their business ideas and stand a chance of winning their share of R50,000, is held bi-annually at participating campuses in the Western Cape, namely Stellenbosch University (SU), the University of the Western Cape (UWC), and the University of Cape Town (UCT).

14 Apr 2015 15:30