Business (South Africa)

Is H&M racist, tone deaf or just stupid?

In some countries soccer fans throw bananas on the pitch when black players step onto it<p>An editorial in the small leftist Danish newspaper …

South Africa

YouTube toughens ad rules

(iStock)<p>San Francisco - YouTube on Tuesday announced ramped-up rules regarding when it will run ads with videos as it scrambled to quell concerns by …

South Africa

Suspended Richard Mdluli is out, at last

Police Minister Fikile Mbalula confirms that the suspended crime intelligence boss has been relieved of his duties with immediate effect<p>17 January …

South Africa

Gupta-linked companies feeling the pinch

Johannesburg – The walls are caving in on the Gupta family as the NPA's Asset Forfeiture Unit (AFU) targets R50bn worth of assets connected to the …

South Africa

South Africa Moves to Tackle Corruption as Zuma Loses Influence

South African prosecutors moved to freeze the assets of suspected allies of the politically connected Gupta family more than a year after the …

Business

Halep survives dramatic opening with Aussie teen

Melbourne — World No1 Simona Halep had to come from 5-2 and a set point down against Australian teenager Destanee Aiava to win a first-round match at …

South Africa

What you should be focusing on for an effective customer experience strategy - Cape Business News

Who are your customers?<p>If you aren’t 100% sure who your customers are, it’s unlikely you’ll be able to offer them a tailored and enjoyable …

South Africa

Trump’s ‘Fake News Awards’ are more sinister than satire

US President Donald Trump. Picture: REUTERS<p>Trump uses the ‘fake news’ label to tar almost any news outlet or story he doesn’t like ... The idea is to …

South Africa

Bitcoin sinks below $10 000 to bring post-December rout to 50%

(iStock)<p>New York - Bitcoin tumbled below $10 000, bringing its loss to almost 50% from a record set only a month ago, as increased scrutiny from …

South Africa

South African commission says pursing criminal complaints against SAP, KPMG, McKinsey

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa's companies registry office said on Wednesday it is pursuing criminal complaints against SAP <SAPG.DE>, KPMG and McKinsey on suspicion that business they conducted with friends of President Jacob Zuma contravened the companies act.<p>The complaints were submitted …

Business

Sapoa concerned about funding Cape Town water projects - Cape Business News

The city proposed to raise the funding through the imposition of a drought charge.<p>“While the proposed charge will affect residential and commercial …

South Africa

Glaxo CEO Walmsley's Shakeup Continues With Job Cuts in Africa

GlaxoSmithKline Plc is cutting jobs in Africa and restructuring in more than two dozen countries across the continent, reversing earlier expansion …

Business

Financial Management Advice and Guidelines | 9 Ways to manage your debtor’s book for faster cash collection

Healthy cash flow can help your business grow from strength to strength, but there are money management drawbacks that you will need to navigate …

South Africa

Fin24.com | DA's proposed law to strengthen PIC transparency to be tabled in parliament

A new Bill that wants to give greater power to the National Assembly to appoint the chair of the Public Investment Corporation (PIC) will be tabled …

South Africa

Unionised employees of Dis-Chem strike in Midrand

Unionised Dis-Chem workers have downed tools over unpaid December 2017 bonuses and unfair labour practices.<p>Workers affiliated to the National Union …

South Africa

Cell C Seeks Acquisitions to Add Services After Blue Label Deal

Cell C Pty Ltd. is seeking acquisitions that will help transform South Africa’s third-biggest mobile-phone company into a full-service …

Business

Scandal-hit KPMG South Africa appoints new chairman

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - The South African arm of global audit firm KPMG [KPMG.UL] said on Wednesday it had appointed veteran public servant and former chairman of the Development Bank of Southern Africa Wiseman Nkuhlu as its chairman.<p>KPMG sacked its South African leadership in September after it …

Business

Careers24 stats show IT jobs still in demand among picky applicants

Careers24<p>Johannesburg - Jobs in the information technology sector were in demand among picky applicants in 2017, according to <b>Careers24</b> 2017 job …

South Africa

Lewis barred from retrenching in new merger – Tribunal

Cape Town – The merger between furniture companies Lewis and United Furniture Outlets (UFO) has been granted by the Competition Tribunal, on …

South Africa

Is this bitcoin’s crash-and-burn moment?

Tokyo/Singapore — Bitcoin extended its sharp tumble of the past 24 hours, skidding more than 7% on Wednesday in a rapid downturn in …

South Africa

dmg events acquires suite of exhibitions and supporting media from South African media company - Cape Business News

These latest acquisitions join a series of purchases and launches as dmg events continues to expand its activities in the African market. The …

South Africa

NPA concludes Eskom payments to McKinsey and Trillian were criminal

Johannesburg - The payments Eskom made to McKinsey and Trillian were criminal, consisting of crimes including fraud, theft, corruption and money …

South African Politics

Floundering Ford says it will focus on high-margin vehicles

"Ford is going to aim ahead to where it has to be," Hackett said. "Because it has to be ahead in order for people to believe our strategy isn’t about …

South Africa

10 biggest risks to business in South Africa in 2018 - Cape Business News

Business interruption (BI) ranked second at 34%, and changes in legislation and regulation is in third place at 29%. This is up from fifth place in …

South Africa

Bank of America's $292m charge tied to Steinhoff turmoil

Fourth-quarter earnings were crimped by a $292m charge, the Charlotte, North Carolina-based company said on Wednesday in a statement announcing …

News (South Africa)

US a step closer to allowing warrantless internet surveilance to go on

Washington — On Tuesday, the US senate advanced a bill to renew the National Security Agency’s (NSA’s) warrantless internet surveillance programme, …

South Africa

Black Friday boosts November retail to strongest level in 5 years

Cape Town - November retail sales data surprised market expectations with an 8.2% year-on-year increase, the strongest performance in five …

South Africa

Steinhoff’s Markus Jooste puts luxury Cape property on the market

17 January 2018 - 14:39 Loni Prinsloo and Renée Bonorchis<p>Steinhoff's former CEO Markus Jooste. Picture: RAYMOND PRESTON/SUNDAY TIMES

South Africa

Two months may make a big difference for MPC

Johannesburg - Two months can be a long time in monetary policy as well as politics.<p>When the South African Reserve Bank’s rate-setting committee met …

Economy

Global firms KPMG, McKinsey and SAP face charges

McKinsey contravened the Companies Act when it informed Eskom that Trillian was acting as its subcontractor although McKinsey had never entered into …

South Africa