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A more ethical approach to waste disposal in the automotive repairer sector
A more ethical approach to waste disposal in the automotive repairer sectorArticle

The ethical disposal of noxious materials and substances, particularly in many commercial sectors, remains poorly regulated and difficult to enforce in SA...

Richard Green 5 hours ago

Former Sars auditors arrested in R321m tax evasion scheme
Former Sars auditors arrested in R321m tax evasion schemeArticle

Two former South African Revenue Service (Sars) auditors, have been arrested for alleged tax evasion worth approximately R321m...

6 hours ago

Why Rosebank is Jozi's best property investment
Why Rosebank is Jozi's best property investmentArticle

Rosebank encompasses the excitement of fast-paced city life and the calm beauty of leafy suburbia, placing it in high demand...

Chris Renecle 10 hours ago

Kenya plans to set up emissions trading system
Kenya plans to set up emissions trading systemArticle

Kenya aims to set up an emissions trading system that will allow companies and other bodies to buy emissions allowances as the country strives to limit...

George Obulutsa 10 hours ago

Afda alumni bag 48 nominations @ Saftas 2021
Afda alumni bag 48 nominations @ Saftas 2021Article

Afda alumni have received a massive 48 nominations at the 15th South African Film and Television Awards...

Earle Holmes, Issued by AFDA 1 day ago

Unfiltered: The BMW 128ti
Unfiltered: The BMW 128tiArticle

I recently spent some time with the BMW 128 ti. Before I go any further, I find the letters 'ti' intriguing. So for those who are wondering, the ti is short for 'Turismo Internazionale'. Beemer first used the ti badge in 1963 on the 1800Ti, a punchy 110-horsepower sedan that imbibed the qualities of a true Turismo Internazionale model as defined by BMW.

Naresh Maharaj 1 day ago

South Africa's carbon emission targets not nearly ambitious enough
South Africa's carbon emission targets not nearly ambitious enoughArticle

To hear President Ramaphosa's address to the Virtual Leaders' Summit on Climate Change, you'd think SA was going "above and beyond" when it comes to...

Robyn Hugo 1 day ago

Why sector definitions are important for earnings experts
Why sector definitions are important for earnings expertsArticle

A key differential should be made between the informal, formal and corporate sectors of employment in South Africa...

Jaen Beelders 2 days ago

Newspapers ABC Q1 2021: Some good showings for newspapers
Newspapers ABC Q1 2021: Some good showings for newspapersArticle

The First Quarter of the 2021 the Audit Bureau of Circulation (ABC) showed some good news for the sector, but the general trend was one of weak increases on the previous quarter...

Danette Breitenbach 2 days ago

Herman de Kock, executive head of sales, Nedbank Business Banking
Key growth opportunities in a struggling South African economyArticle

It is over a year since Covid-19 made its formal entrance into the global economy, and with second and third waves taking root across the world, business owners are rightfully asking where growth will come from in 2021...

Herman de Kock 2 days ago

Millions stolen by Bobroffs should be forfeited to State, court rules
Millions stolen by Bobroffs should be forfeited to State, court rulesArticle

The SCA has dismissed with costs the appeal by Ronald and Darren Bobroff against an order of the North Gauteng High Court granting the permanent forfeiture of more than R103 million...

7 May 2021

MultiChoice leads with more than 140 Safta nominations - a win for the local TV and film industry
MultiChoice leads with more than 140 Safta nominations - a win for the local TV and film industryArticle

MultiChoice Group has received the lion's share of nominations across all categories from the 15th South African Film and Television Awards (Saftas)...

Issued by MultiChoice Connected Video 7 May 2021

Driven: Volkswagen's special edition Polo Vivo Mswenko
Driven: Volkswagen's special edition Polo Vivo MswenkoArticle

Volkswagen has now updated its Polo Vivo range by adding a special edition called the Mswenko. This derivative is the first-ever Volkswagen with a SA name...

Imran Salie 5 May 2021

SAB plans launch of new B-BBEE scheme Zenzele Kabili
SAB plans launch of new B-BBEE scheme Zenzele KabiliArticle

South African Breweries will be launching a new B-BBEE scheme later this month. This will be replacing the old SAB Zenzele scheme, which reaches maturity this May...

5 May 2021

What does it take for African women to be successful entrepreneurs?
What does it take for African women to be successful entrepreneurs?Article

According to the World Bank, Africa is the only region in the world with more female than male entrepreneurs. One in four African women start or manage a business, many of them in the informal sector...

Melissa Mbazo-Ekpenyong 5 May 2021

Compliance a priority as Covid-19 continues to shake up mining
Compliance a priority as Covid-19 continues to shake up miningArticle

Whether large-scale or artisanal, the need for mines to be compliant and ethical is highlighted by the implications for the environment, economy, and communities in which the mines operate...

Janine Espin 5 May 2021

MTN Nigeria issues 100 billion naira bond - CFO
MTN Nigeria issues 100 billion naira bond - CFOArticle

MTN Nigeria has issued a 100 billion naira fixed rate bond in the first quarter of 2021, due in seven years, under a 200 billion naira bond programme to refinance existing debt...

Chijioke Ohuocha 5 May 2021

Logistics, supply chains sectors could play crucial role in rebuilding SA economy
Logistics, supply chains sectors could play crucial role in rebuilding SA economyArticle

As much as finding new ways to do business will play a key role in South Africa's economic turnaround strategy, for the country to emerge from the years-long slump exacerbated by the Covid-19 pandemic it will need to further invest in its cornerstone industries...

4 May 2021

Public arts festival (Un)Infecting the City to take place May and June
Public arts festival (Un)Infecting the City to take place May and JuneArticle

The University of Cape Town's (UCT) Institute for Creative Arts (ICA) will present Infecting the City, which has been renamed (Un)Infecting the City for this year, during May and June 2021.

4 May 2021

The geotechnical challenge of building on dolomite in Gauteng
The geotechnical challenge of building on dolomite in GautengArticle

A common concern in construction within Gauteng is the possibility of building on dolomite. While many structural engineers are aware of the potential hazards...

Kim Timm 4 May 2021

Better growth prospects and policy support bode well for markets
Better growth prospects and policy support bode well for marketsArticle

It's been a year since the pandemic and the events that followed took the world into unchartered territory, calling on humankind's innate ability to adapt to survive...

Reza Hendrickse 4 May 2021

R1,000-a-day Slow Fund applications can now be made on WhatsApp with SMMEstart
R1,000-a-day Slow Fund applications can now be made on WhatsApp with SMMEstartArticle

South Africans wanting to start a side hustle can now apply for the R1,000-a-day Slow Fund on WhatsApp...

Issued by SMMEstart 4 May 2021

As press freedom continues to struggle in Kenya, alternatives keep hope alive
As press freedom continues to struggle in Kenya, alternatives keep hope aliveArticle

As we mark World Press Freedom Day 2021, let us remember that 2020 was terrible for the press in many parts of the world...

Wambui Wamunyu 3 May 2021

Why Ghana doesn't get the full value of its cocoa beans - and how this could change
Why Ghana doesn't get the full value of its cocoa beans - and how this could changeArticle

The importance of raw cocoa beans to Ghana's foreign exchange earnings is derailing the development of a viable chocolate industry...

Sophie Van Huellen 3 May 2021

SA's trade surplus grows to R52.77bn in March
SA's trade surplus grows to R52.77bn in MarchArticle

South Africa recorded its largest trade surplus on record in March, data showed on Friday, with sales of commodities and minerals rising sharply as global demand driven by the economic recovery from the coronavirus continued...

Mfuneko Toyana 3 May 2021

Will innovation bring the fizz back to SA's carbonated soft drinks industry?
Will innovation bring the fizz back to SA's carbonated soft drinks industry?Article

Insight Survey's latest South African Carbonated Soft Drinks Industry Landscape Report 2021 carefully uncovers the global and local carbonated soft drinks market (including the impact of Covid-19)...

Issued by Insight Survey 3 May 2021

An Oscar for My Octopus Teacher is a boost for South African film. But ...
An Oscar for My Octopus Teacher is a boost for South African film. But ...Article

The Best Documentary Feature gong for My Octopus Teacher at this year's Academy Awards has been seen by many critics as the type of underdog story Oscar loves. The film, directed by Pippa Erlich and James Reed, was - like the other South African-themed documentary to wow the Oscars, Searching for Sugarman - the feel-good choice.

Liani Maasdorp and Ian-Malcolm Rijsdijk 30 Apr 2021

Why renewable energy won't end energy poverty in Zimbabwe
Why renewable energy won't end energy poverty in ZimbabweArticle

Zimbabwe is one of the African countries that hopes renewable energy technologies will help to address their energy problems...

Ellen Fungisai Chipango 30 Apr 2021

Insightopedia: Why the British and Irish Lions Tour needs fans
Insightopedia: Why the British and Irish Lions Tour needs fansArticle

As we prepare to welcome the British and Irish Lions to South Africa, here's a look at the full ramifications around this year's British and Irish Lions Tour...

Seseki Itsweng, Issued by Openfield 30 Apr 2021

EPR regulation: Doubling down on plastic bag producers
EPR regulation: Doubling down on plastic bag producersArticle

South Africa's amended plastic bag regulations and the new extended producer responsibility regulations raise concerns about double taxation in the plastic bag sector...

Garyn Rapson, Paula-Ann Novotny and Emma Bleeker 29 Apr 2021

All the 2021 Safta nominees
All the 2021 Safta nomineesArticle

The nominees for the 15th South African Film and Television Awards (Saftas) have just been announced.

29 Apr 2021

Property investment - here are some possible tax implications to note
Property investment - here are some possible tax implications to noteArticle

According to Pearl Scheltema, CEO of Fitzanne Estates, while taxes and property go hand in hand, there are fortunately some very real benefits to be had if you...

29 Apr 2021

Residential property remains a sound option for investment
Residential property remains a sound option for investmentArticle

The Covid-19 pandemic and lockdown has prompted many people to reassess their priorities and make changes and life choices that reflect a more balanced and...

Dr Andrew Golding 28 Apr 2021

The potential for a digitised built environment sector
The potential for a digitised built environment sectorArticle

Before Covid-19 relegated most of society to the confines of their homes, the fourth industrial revolution (4IR) sought to bring digital transformation to the masses...

Mondli Cele 28 Apr 2021

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Research exposes negative economic impact of offshore drillingArticle

A study shows that the socioeconomic impact of offshore oil and gas activities on South Africa are "unlikely to have positive benefits, either nationally or locally".

26 Apr 2021

Doing it her way
Doing it her wayArticle

Ipfani Singo (29), known as Hope, wanted to be a Chartered Accountant [CA(SA)] from as early as Grade 4. Yet her journey to becoming a chartered accountant has not been easy for her. Thankfully Hope had Thuthuka to hold her hand...

Issued by SAICA 23 Apr 2021

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Zambia must find a way to balance the economy and public health in tax policyArticle

The burden of noncommunicable diseases is growing rapidly across sub-Saharan Africa. The conditions, which include obesity and diabetes, are now leading causes of premature deaths...

Mulenga Mary Mukanu 23 Apr 2021

Green Paper on Marriages approved for public consultation
Green Paper on Marriages approved for public consultationArticle

Cabinet has approved the publication of the Green Paper on Marriages for public consultation...

22 Apr 2021

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More coal-fired power or 100% renewables? For the next few decades, both paths are wrongArticle

The big question facing Australia's National Electricity Market is how to achieve net-zero emissions by 2050 without disrupted energy supplies or skyrocketing prices....

22 Apr 2021

Fica and KYC compliance for property professionals
Fica and KYC compliance for property professionalsArticle

LexisNexis will host a free webinar on 4 May 2021 at 10am, specifically looking at KYC verification as a subset of Fica compliance...

Issued by LexisNexis 22 Apr 2021

Bobby Madhav, FNB head of trade and structured trade and commodity finance
AfCFTA offers massive economic opportunities, but there is still much work to be doneArticle

The Africa Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement came into effect on the 1 January 2021. A total of 54 of Africa's 55 countries have agreed, in principle, to participate in the agreement...

Bobby Madhav 22 Apr 2021

Turn your media spend into a meaningful contribution to society
Turn your media spend into a meaningful contribution to societyArticle

All advertising has some sort of purpose after all, writes Greg Stewart...

Greg Stewart 20 Apr 2021

Amended plastic bag regulations published for implementation
Amended plastic bag regulations published for implementationArticle

Amendments to South Africa's Plastic Carrier Bags and Plastic Flat Bags Regulations have been published in the Government Gazette for implementation...

19 Apr 2021

NJ Ayuk, executive chairman, African Energy Chamber
Greenpeace and Western anti-Africa energy groups take the wrong approachArticle

If someone were to put me on the spot and ask me to name an environmentalist group, I'd probably blurt out the first thing that comes to mind, Greenpeace...

NJ Ayuk 19 Apr 2021

Good financial decisions will ensure SA agriculture survival when the bad times
Good financial decisions will ensure SA agriculture survival when the bad timesArticle

South Africa's agricultural sector was one of the only shining stars in the economy in 2020, escaping the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic relatively unscathed...

19 Apr 2021

Unpacking the effectiveness of SA legislature in trying to reinvent the EPR wheel
Unpacking the effectiveness of SA legislature in trying to reinvent the EPR wheelArticle

Government's rationale for extending the EPR scope is predominantly informed by the historic approach which has been at play in the market until now, under voluntary industry-driven schemes...

Garyn Rapson, Paula-Ann Novotny and Emma Bleeker 19 Apr 2021

Ruling provides clarity on Kenyan withholding taxes for inbound services
Ruling provides clarity on Kenyan withholding taxes for inbound servicesArticle

A recent decision by the Tax Appeals Tribunal of Kenya has provided much needed clarity on withholding tax payable by South African residents providing services to Kenyan entities...

Karen Miller and Joon Chong 16 Apr 2021

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