Mining minister, Mosebenzi Zwane
KPMG did not flag Free State dairy farm, Zwane tells probe

Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane told Parliament on Wednesday that beleaguered auditing firm KPMG did not raise any concerns about impropriety related to a dairy project in Vrede, which he initiated during his time as Free State MEC for agriculture.

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Basani Maluleke, incoming CEO: African Bank. Photo: Kellogg School of Management
First black woman set to be bank CEO

Basani Maluleke looks set to become SA's first black woman bank CEO.

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#EntrepreneurMonth: Starting up the Girl Boss Hustle with Akro Capital

Janine Basel, CEO of Akro Capital, shares how the phenomenon of very few female entrepreneurs approaching them for funding led to the formation of their Girl Boss Hustle events.

By Leigh Andrews 2 days ago

10 days left to complete Ventureburn Startup Survey and win!
10 days left to complete Ventureburn Startup Survey and win!

The second annual Ventureburn Startup Survey is drawing to a close. Startups have until 31 October 2017 to participate and stand a chance of winning an iPhone 8 as well as a business startup hamper powered by Telkom, BCX and Trudon, and other great prizes.

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Zimbabwe bans fruit, vegetable imports to save scarce forex

HARARE, Zimbabwe - Zimbabwe has banned the importation of fruit and vegetables to save scarce foreign currency in the face of a worsening economic crisis, state media reported on Tuesday.

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Retailer slams bank charges
Retailer slams bank charges

Pick n Pay chairman Gareth Ackerman has slammed South African bank charges, which he describes as excessive and in many cases, more than double European benchmarks.

By Ann Crotty 3 days ago

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#EntrepreneurMonth: If you can sell your first startup, sell it

Us humans have a heuristic bias to sell our winners and hold onto our losers. That's not the way to build wealth. Better to hang onto your winners and cut your losers loose.

By Alan Knott-Craig 3 days ago

AfricaCom 2017 Awards finalists revealed
AfricaCom 2017 Awards finalists revealed

The top 20 shortlisted finalists for the AfricaCom 2017 Awards have been announced.

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All the Accenture Innovation Awards winners!
All the Accenture Innovation Awards winners!

Accenture and partners - Transunion and The Da Vinci Institute - have announced winners of the Innovation Index 2017. The awards ceremony honoured businesses of all sizes for championing innovation in their own industries.

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How do you define a worker in a gig economy?
How do you define a worker in a gig economy?

Uber drivers in the United Kingdom are just one example of how the digitisation of services, globalisation and the rise of independent contractors are changing the way we differentiate between ‘employees', ‘service providers' and ‘contractors'.

17 Oct 2017

Gigaba worried about pension fund mismanagement
Gigaba worried about pension fund mismanagement

Finance minister, Malusi Gigaba, is concerned that pension funds are being mismanaged and not adhering to the strict rules laid down by the pension funds regulator.

17 Oct 2017

AfricaCom offers free passes for Cape Town event
AfricaCom offers free passes for Cape Town event

The 20th AfricaCom in Cape Town in November will be tackling the hottest topics for 2017, including IoT, big data, fintech, digital health, sustainable power solutions, digital education and much more.

16 Oct 2017

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Equites pays lavish dividend

Equites Property Fund, which is focused on high-end logistics assets, delivered double-digit growth in dividends for the six months to August, making it one of the top-performing listed real estate groups.

By Alistair Anderson 16 Oct 2017