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Liberty Promenade in Mitchells Plain bucks bleak retail trading trend
Liberty Promenade in Mitchells Plain bucks bleak retail trading trend

While the South African Property Owners Association (SAPOA) Retail Trends Report recorded a turnover growth of -4% for the first quarter of 2017, Liberty Promenade in Mitchells Plain has remained resilient

2 hours ago

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'Recovery lending' helps disaster-stricken farmers get back on track

Accessing credit has long been a major hurdle for small-scale farmers in Africa, who produce some 70 percent of the continent's food

By Robert Kibet 2 hours ago

Photo: KPMG
KPMG's damage control exercise is too little, too late

Early last week, The Times sent KPMG a list of questions around a tip-off we received on its handling of an internal review into the 2014 audit of Linkway Trading

7 hours ago

Cleo Becker, regional counsel, sub-Saharan Africa, Middle East, Pakistan, Turkey and Israel for Hitachi Data Systems. Photo:
Navigating through data-focused legislation

Besides being able to unlock the value of their data, businesses also have to remain compliant with the multiple pieces of data-focused legislation

By Cleo Becker 1 day ago

Mellony Ramalho, African Bank’s group executive: sales, branch network
#WomensMonth: Investing in women will make a difference

Africa Bank's Mellony Ramalho believes young women, need to be shown that there are possibilities and taught that through hard work they too can succeed

1 day ago

Investec fund sells portfolio to Izandla
Investec fund sells portfolio to Izandla

Investec Property Fund (IPF) has sold a seed portfolio to Izandla Property, its broad-based black empowerment partner, for R586.9m

By Alistair Anderson 1 day ago

Cash is no longer king. All hail digitisation
Cash is no longer king. All hail digitisation

Cold, hard cash has been on the decline in mature first world economies since the 1990s when electronic banking started becoming popular.

By Peter Alkema 2 days ago

Paballo Nkwe and Danielle Lester, owners of iSelect Wealth
#WomensMonth: Taking on the boys in forex trading

A female duo is taking on the world of foreign exchange by becoming game-changers in this male-dominated field

By Tivania Moodley 2 days ago

Capital & Regional's UK malls put on star performance
Capital & Regional's UK malls put on star performance

Capital & Regional, the retail fund listed in the UK and SA, grew its interim dividend 6.8% in the six months to June, thanks to a strong performance from its shopping centres

By Alistair Anderson 2 days ago

Trevor Hoole, CEO of KPMG South Africa
KPMG issues statement on Gupta ties

Trevor Hoole, CEO of KPMG South Africa, has issued a statement on the auditing firm's relationship with the Gupta group

11 Aug 2017

Credit life insurance regulations now in effect
Credit life insurance regulations now in effect

The final credit life insurance regulations came into effect on 9 August 2017

11 Aug 2017

Small law changes have huge impact on mining and oil & gas industries
Small law changes have huge impact on mining and oil & gas industries

Financial provisioning holds mining and petroleum companies responsible for the rehabilitation of the environment impacted by their operations

By Hillary Botha, Tamzyn Cooper, Garyn Rapson 11 Aug 2017

Kantha Naicker, vice chairman of Saipa
#WomensMonth: Balancing the books on equality

Newly appointed vice chairman of the Saipa, Kantha Naicker, is on a mission to ensure more inclusivity by bringing more women into the accounting profession

11 Aug 2017

Law 'required over unclaimed pensions'
Law 'required over unclaimed pensions'

Legislation is needed to compel pension fund administrators to increase efforts to trace beneficiaries and pay out billions of rand in unclaimed funds

10 Aug 2017

Tie-ups in store at listed property
Tie-ups in store at listed property

The South African real estate investment trust (Reit) sector is poised to enter a period of sustained stress as SA's economic woes continue to hit hard

By Alistair Anderson 10 Aug 2017

Are the demarcation regulations unconstitutional?
Are the demarcation regulations unconstitutional?

A consequence of the demarcation regulations coming into force is that up to two million policyholders using insurance products to access healthcare are now uninsured

8 Aug 2017

Seedstars crowns Numida best Ugandan startup
Seedstars crowns Numida best Ugandan startup

At the Seedstars Uganda finals, Numida was selected as the top startup in the region

8 Aug 2017

Christelle Colman, CEO of Europe Assistance South Africa
#WomensMonth: Why the gender pay gap is still an issue

Despite all the progress in equality and women's rights, the gender pay gap is still a very big issue

By Christelle Colman 8 Aug 2017

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Lonmin outlines its operational review

Despite positive third quarter results, Lonmin is still looking to implement measures that will generate sufficient cash to support a sustainable business.

7 Aug 2017

Concern over amendment to regulations around share buy-back transactions
Concern over amendment to regulations around share buy-back transactions

The amendment to regulations around share buy-back transactions in the 2017 Taxation Laws Amendment Bill (TLAB) concerns many people

7 Aug 2017

New tax law stifles foreign work benefits
New tax law stifles foreign work benefits

If passed by Parliament, the Draft Taxation Laws Amendment Bill proposal to remove foreign remuneration tax exemption will impact the willingness of South Africans to work abroad

7 Aug 2017

Mediclinic enters primary healthcare market
Mediclinic enters primary healthcare market

Mediclinic Southern Africa has expanded its base into the primary healthcare market by buying into the Intercare group of companies

7 Aug 2017

Resilient lives up to its name with growth during recession
Resilient lives up to its name with growth during recession

Resilient Reit's strategy of owning a diverse range of shopping centres in SA and interests in several offshore groups is paying off, with the company continuing to outdo its peers

By Alistair Anderson 7 Aug 2017

Sars chief financial officer in shock resignation
Sars chief financial officer in shock resignation

South African Revenue Service chief financial officer Matsobane Matlwa has resigned

By Kyle Cowan 4 Aug 2017

The role of financial advisers in raising national savings levels
The role of financial advisers in raising national savings levels

South Africans are notoriously bad savers

4 Aug 2017

Diversifying your share portfolio with exchange traded funds
Diversifying your share portfolio with exchange traded funds

Maintaining a well-diversified share portfolio is one of the best ways for any investor to preserve their wealth

By Grant Meintjes 4 Aug 2017

Thinking like an economist can make your next trip abroad cheaper
Thinking like an economist can make your next trip abroad cheaper

Agreeing to use your home currency in a foreign land can significantly inflate the cost of every purchase. Thinking a bit more like an economist can help you avoid this mistake, and save a lot of money

By Jay L. Zagorsky 4 Aug 2017

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Predator alert! Credible science is being gobbled up, warn academics

Predatory publishing - in which bogus journals publish academic research for a fee - threatens to undermine science in South Africa

By Dave Chambers 4 Aug 2017

#StartupStory: Howler
#StartupStory: Howler

Howler is the consolidation of three events and entertainment platforms that event organisers can use to optimise the planning, promotion, and management of their events

By Ilse van den Berg 4 Aug 2017

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