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Ali Baba and the forty spies
Ali Baba and the forty spies

South Africa's worst intelligence breach has exposed cover-ups of the theft of military blueprints, attempted secret nuclear deals and the operation of extremist groups in the country...

By Shaun Smillie and Graeme Hosken 25 Feb 2015 12:15

Chris Moerdyk
Brands, cats and the ANC all have nine lives

I was asked to comment by a few business newspapers last week about the impact on the Ocean Basket restaurant brand following a complaint that it sold some dishes using freshwater fish...

By Chris Moerdyk 19 Feb 2015 06:51

The greater priority in efficiency, the greater food security
The greater priority in efficiency, the greater food security

Agriculture was the one sector that maintained momentum last year, providing essential support to the overall economy during some difficult times. Now with the drop in fuel prices, constructive labour relations in agriculture and favourable climatic conditions resulting in good yields to date, farmers need to prioritise improving efficiencies more so this year.

18 Feb 2015 08:15

Manufacturing to benefit from R20 billion tax lure

A new R20 billion tax incentive to encourage investment in new manufacturing assets and employee training was formally launched by Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies.

By Linda Ensor 9 Nov 2010 13:15

SA to commercialise electric car

Initiatives are underway to commercialise a domestically developed electric car.

9 Nov 2010 11:52

Zeus, fake archives set the malware tone for October
Zeus, fake archives set the malware tone for October

Kaspersky Lab, a leading developer of secure content and threat management solutions announces the publication of its Monthly Malware Statistics for October 2010.

8 Nov 2010 10:26

New craft training unit in Cape Town
New craft training unit in Cape Town

The Cape Craft and Design Institute (CCDI) has launched a Creative Enterprise Training Unit for Western Cape craft producers and designer makers in the East City District, a Cape Town precinct that is attracting increasing numbers of creative industries.

4 Nov 2010 07:35

VAT change eliminates carousel fraud threat from carbon markets
VAT change eliminates carousel fraud threat from carbon markets

Carousel fraud, estimated to have cost the EU €5bn in lost tax revenues, will be eliminated from UK trading after changes to VAT regulations came into force this week.

3 Nov 2010 11:06

Gov to shift adspend? Never!
Gov to shift adspend? Never!

NEWSWATCH: The government, in the form of GCIS head Themba Maseko, has emphatically denied any plan to shift government advertising to so-called 'patriotic' media, reports Mail & Guardian. Meanwhile, it seems The New Age has decided to muzzle its staff somewhat, reports Moneyweb

2 Nov 2010 11:10

Permit problems for some exporters
Permit problems for some exporters

The makers and exporters of some of the best-known SA products derived from indigenous plants and organisms have laid themselves open to criminal prosecution by failing to acquire the necessary permits. Rooibos tea and SA's best-selling liqueur, Amarula Cream, are among many such products apparently being produced and exported without the required permits from the environmental affairs department.

By Shannon Sherry 1 Nov 2010 13:39

Transnet shows promising growth
Transnet shows promising growth

Figures released by Transnet on Tuesday 26 October 2010 for the six months to 30 September 2010, show a 7.6% growth in revenue to R18.7 billion. Profit for the period is up 35% to R1.7 billion, reflecting the ongoing productivity improvements throughout the business, which had a positive impact on the return on assets. Cash generated from operations increased by 13.5% to R8.7 billion, demonstrating the company's ability to generate strong and sustainable cash flows.

28 Oct 2010 09:09

Strong rand has SA in its grip

Manufacturers are losing out, but vehicle dealers say a strong currency is right up their street

26 Oct 2010 13:01

SABCOHA leads business sector response to national HCT campaign
SABCOHA leads business sector response to national HCT campaign

The South African Business Coalition On HIV/AIDS (SABCOHA) this week unveiled two important elements of the Business Sector HCT strategy. A specially-designed web-based HCT reporting tool and the SABCOHA Community Fund are important building blocks for the implementation of an effective business sector response to support the achievement of Government's HCT targets.

20 Oct 2010 13:41

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