KwaZulu-Natal Top Business Portfolio


The KwaZulu-Natal Top Business Portfolio website is a portal to KwaZulu-Natal, its top businesses, organizations, municipalities and government departments. The website includes a profile of the Province, an insight into successful governance and the economy, highlights current investment possibilities in the province and provides regular news updates. KwaZulu-Natal offers you great opportunities for growth, expansion, trade and investment.

Markets

Fin24.com | Local bourse struggles for direction

Monday 9th December 2019

The JSE struggled for direction on Monday before eventually closing mildly softer after a muted session. view more

Fin24.com | US jobs report lifts global markets

Friday 6th December 2019

The JSE finally matched trends with global markets on Friday as it closed firmer following a robust session. view more

Fin24.com | JSE softer as domestic pressures weigh

Thursday 5th December 2019

The local bourse closed softer on Thursday on the back of broad-based losses across all the major indices. view more

Fin24.com | Global stocks rise on trade optimism

Wednesday 4th December 2019

The JSE advanced to close firmer on Wednesday after a lukewarm start to the session. view more

Fin24.com | JSE slips as GDP disappoints

Tuesday 3rd December 2019

The local bourse tracked other global markets lower on Tuesday as markets priced a high probability of a phase one deal not being signed between China and the US. view more

Standard Bank KZN Top Business Awards

KZN TOP BUSINESS PERSONALITY AWARD -Allan Hirsch

Tuesday 9th July 2019

KZN TOP BUSINESS PERSONALITY AWARD The prestigious Stan... view more

GOVERNMENT AWARD - Trade & Investment KwaZulu-Natal (TIKZN)

Tuesday 9th July 2019

GOVERNMENT AWARD THE WINNER IS... view more

MUNICIPAL AWARD - uShaka Marine World

Tuesday 9th July 2019

MUNICIPAL AWARD THE WINNER IS ... view more

BATTLE OF THE BRANDS - Blue Security

Tuesday 9th July 2019

BATTLE OF THE BRANDS KwaZulu-Natal is home to many well... view more

MANUFACTURING AWARD - Imperial Armour

Tuesday 9th July 2019

MANUFACTURING AWARD THE WINNER IS ... Im... view more

TRANSPORT STORAGE AND COMMUNICATION AWARD -King Shaka International Airport

Tuesday 9th July 2019

TRANSPORT STORAGE AND COMMUNICATION AWARD THE 2019 WINNER IS ... ... view more

UTILITY AWARD- SLG (Pty) Ltd

Tuesday 9th July 2019

UTILITY AWARD THE WINNER IS ... view more

TRADE AWARD - BMW Supertech Group

Tuesday 9th July 2019

THE WINNER IS ...Supertech Group The award-winning BMW Supertech ... view more

FINANCIAL AWARD

Tuesday 9th July 2019

FINANCIAL AWARD THE WINNER IS ... FMI view more

Tuesday 9th July 2019

BUSINESS SERVICES AWARD THE WINNER IS...... view more

KZN Leaders

KZN LEADERS PORTFOLIO i

Saturday 26th January 2019

KZN LEADERS PORTFOLIO is a natural progression from the KZN Top Business Portfol... view more

Neville Matjie has been appointed CEO of Trade and Investment KZN

Friday 5th October 2018

Neville Matjie has been appointed CEO of Trade and Investment KZN, effective Oct... view more

Saskia Hill - Walk In As A Guest And Join The Family

Sunday 6th May 2018

Saskia Hill, owner of MCS Debt Recovery, says that the success of her bus... view more

Paul Saad - Know your own mind and you must not let others easily influence your decisions

Monday 26th March 2018

PAUL SAAD, FutureLife's CEO said, "I am humbled that FutureLife is now recognise... view more

Carol Coetzee - I have always being willing to charter the unknown and take on new challenges

Sunday 25th March 2018

Carol Coetzee, (CEO of the KZN Film Commiss... view more

Bryan Baylis - I have always had a philosophy of imparting knowledge

Sunday 25th March 2018

BRYAN BAYLIS, has had a long and satisfying professional career in the financial... view more

Abdool Kader (Baboo) Essa - I have learnt not be disappointed if at first decisions do not go your way and to always be hopeful

Sunday 25th March 2018

ABDOOL KADER (BABOO) ESSA joined his father, Haroon Essa, at Frimax Foods, strai... view more

Dominic Collett - My main strength comes from the support of the mentors and teams that I have worked together with over the years

Sunday 25th March 2018

DOMINIC COLLETT is a professional engineer whose career has been driven by the d... view more

Arnold Vermaak - I try to live a life of significance by adding value to others and having an open mind

Sunday 25th March 2018

ARNOLD VERMAAK, the chairman of Durban based Constantia Afripack lives by the Ma... view more

Anant Singh - I have built great and lasting business relationships because of friendships

Sunday 25th March 2018

ANANT SINGH, CEO and chairman of the Videovision Entertainment Group, and South ... view more

Top Stories News 24

News24.com | WATCH | Emerging farmers battle devastating drought in Northern Cape

Tuesday 10th December 2019

Day Zero and a ticking time bomb await farmers, both veteran and emerging, in the Northern Cape. view more

News24.com | DA calls on Ramaphosa to cancel Egypt trip to address rolling blackouts

Monday 9th December 2019

The opposition party made the call after power utility Eskom announced it was implementing stage 6 load shedding. view more

News24.com | SANDF brought in to help rescue 150 people from flooded Mamelodi church

Monday 9th December 2019

About 150 people who were trapped in a church in Mamelodi following flash floods that hit parts of the area have been rescued. view more

News24.com | Mchunu dodges question on whether his official residences are affected by blackouts

Monday 9th December 2019

Public Service and Administration Minister Senzo Mchunu has dodged a question on whether Eskom's rolling blackouts currently casting the country in darkness is affecting his official residences. view more

News24.com | WATCH: Boris Johnson pockets reporter's phone in hospital row

Monday 9th December 2019

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was accused on Monday of grabbing a journalist's phone and putting it into his pocket to avoid looking at an image of a boy sleeping on a hospital floor. view more

News24.com | Winnie Madikizela-Mandela's Branfort house turned into a museum

Monday 9th December 2019

The construction of the Winnie Madikizela-Mandela Brandfort House Museum in Majwemasweu, Brandfort, the Free State, is complete, the national Department of Sports, Arts and Culture has announced. view more

News24.com | Four people burned to death after two vehicles collide in KZN

Monday 9th December 2019

Four people have been burned to death after two vehicles collided in KwaZulu-Natal. The fatal accident took place on the R34 between Melmoth and Ulundi. view more

News24.com | Daily Lotto: Monday's results

Monday 9th December 2019

Here are the results for Monday's Daily Lotto draw. view more

News24.com | 'There aren't even six stages of grief' - Twitter users react to stage 6 load shedding

Monday 9th December 2019

South Africans have responded with typical humour on Twitter to the news that power utility Eskom has implemented stage 6 load shedding. view more

News24.com | Deputy minister's comments on women being contributors of GBV 'very sad' - gender commission

Monday 9th December 2019

The Commission for Gender Equality has noted with shock Deputy Minister of Social Development Hendrietta Bogopane-Zulu's comments on women being contributors of gender-based violence (GBV) and femicide. view more

News24.com | Body of man found after his vehicle was swept away by flash floods

Monday 9th December 2019

The body of a Hartebeespoort man has been recovered after his car was swept away by flash floods. view more

News24.com | 'I appreciate being alive' - Sdumo Dlamini

Monday 9th December 2019

"I'm alive and well." These are the words of former Cosatu president Sdumo Dlamini who was speaking on the first day of the SACP's special congress after taking ill nearly four months ago. view more

News24.com | Tuesday's weather | More severe thunderstorms, localised flooding expected for much of SA

Monday 9th December 2019

Some provinces can expect heavy rainfall leading to localised flooding on Tuesday, which include northern KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng, according to the SA Weather Service. view more

News24.com | Shivambu: We do not want to be beholden to private donors

Monday 9th December 2019

The EFF is gearing up to host its second national people's assembly to discuss its policy direction and elect new leaders. view more

News24.com | SACP does about-turn, commits to ANC alliance

Monday 9th December 2019

SACP leaders are seemingly making a U-turn on the party's 2017 resolution to contest elections independently from the ANC. view more

News24.com | Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu discharged from hospital, instructed to rest

Monday 9th December 2019

Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu has been discharged from hospital in Cape Town and returned home with instructions to rest. view more

News24.com | WATCH: At least 700 shacks destroyed by floods in Mamelodi informal settlement

Monday 9th December 2019

Residents of the Eerste Fabriek informal settlement in Mamelodi are pleading for help after at least 700 shacks were destroyed by the major floods that have hit parts of Gauteng. view more

News24.com | More heavy rainfall expected in Gauteng until Wednesday - SA Weather Service

Monday 9th December 2019

Gauteng residents should brace themselves for more heavy rainfall until Wednesday, the SA Weather Service says. view more

News24.com | Pieter du Toit: Four years on and Zuma's dismissal of Nene still grates

Monday 9th December 2019

If there's anything that the government and party of former president Jacob Zuma will be remembered for - apart from corruption, mismanagement and theft - it will be the brazen manner in which the capture clique attempted to hijack National Treasury on December 9, 2015, writes Pieter du Toit. view more

News24.com | Ministers' new 'sacrifices': Phone bills of R5 000 per month and 2 cars not exceeding R700 000

Monday 9th December 2019

Cars worth no more than R700 000, a R5 000 per month cellphone allowance, flying economy and no security upgrades to private residences: these are some of the "sacrifices" ministers, premiers and MECs will be making, according to the new ministerial handbook. view more

Engineering News

KZN Business Sense

Are You Acknowledging The Success In Your Organisation?

Wednesday 27th November 2019

This edition of KZN Business Sense acknowledges the many men and women w... view more

PMCB - The Voice Of Business In Pietermaritzburg And The Midlands

Wednesday 27th November 2019

The Pietermaritzburg & Midlands Chamber of Business (PMCB) is a volu... view more

Ilembe Chamber of Commerce's Entrepreneur 2019

Wednesday 27th November 2019

The winners of the Ilembe Chamber of Commerce's Entrepreneur 2019 were... view more

About MEC Nomusa Dube-Ncube

Wednesday 27th November 2019

Leader of Government Business MEC for Economic Dev... view more

MEC Nomusa Dube-Ncube - Committed To Working With Big Business

Wednesday 27th November 2019

When we started this term of office, we committed the KwaZulu-Natal Depa... view more

Invest Durban - Local Development Agencies Win The UN Award For The Mara Phones Investment In South Africa

Wednesday 27th November 2019

Dube TradePort Special Economic Zone and Invest Durban won the coveted U... view more

Candice Padayachee - A practical look at the value of whistle-blowing tips and secure reporting mechanisms

Wednesday 27th November 2019

Corporate governance and ethical culture have become increasingly import... view more

Patrick Deale - Bad Company

Wednesday 27th November 2019

Should an employee still be reinstated if a dismissal is unfair but the ... view more

Roslyn Argall - Is Local Really Lekker?

Wednesday 27th November 2019

The phrase - "Local is Lekker" has been coined by those encouragin... view more

Zululand Chamber news

Excellence through Collaboration

Friday 22nd November 2019

Share in the excitement of the winners at the 2019 Business Excellence Awards. view more

Excellence through Collaboration

Friday 22nd November 2019

The annual Business Excellence Awards were held at the Umfolozi Casino on 15 November 2019 and it was indeed the ZCCI’s premier event of the year. However, without the generous sponsorship of our partners, an event of this magnitude would not be possible. Therefore, a heartfelt thank you to: RBCTCoca-ColaTronoxMondiSouth 32RBIDZAirlinkUmfolozi Casino1 KZN TVBidvest Tank view more

Tourism Workshop

Wednesday 6th November 2019

All stakeholders in the Tourism environment are invited to a workshop on 27 November 2019. Cost R250pp. Book your space by calling Lihle Msweli on 035 797 1807 or email Njabulo at tourism@zcci.co.za view more

Excellence through Collaboration

Tuesday 15th October 2019

You are invited to the annual Business Excellence Awards. Book your seats today! view more

Excellence through Collaboration

Tuesday 10th September 2019

It is time for the annual Business Excellence Awards and nominations are open. Please note that both members and non-members can nominate Zululand companies, worthy of an award. Contact Lihle Msweli on 035 797 1807 or marketing@zcci.co.za for nomination forms and more information. view more

Women and Leadership Seminar

Thursday 15th August 2019

Join us for our Women's month special, empower the women around you and improve the overall performance of your business.Book now for “Women in Leadership” training – the costs are R200 for ZCCI members and R300 for non-members. The Seminar starts at 8am. view more

SMME Seminar

Monday 5th August 2019

Leadership training

Monday 29th July 2019

ZCCI Chamber Manager appointed

Thursday 20th June 2019

Vanessa Ncobela has been appointed as new ZCCI Chamber Manager. She has over 15 years corporate communication and stakeholder relations experience. Moreover she has worked for local corporates such as Foskor and Richards Bay Minerals. view more

Chamber is hiring

Monday 17th June 2019

Training and Events Co-ordinator The Zululand Chamber of Commerce and Industry has a vacancy for a Training and Events Co-ordinator in our Richards Bay office. The ideal candidate will be responsible for: Identify training needs for chamber members Develop and manage  the annual training and events calendar Regular and constructive liaison to companies Promotion of view more

Durban Chamber news

New President of the Durban Chamber of Commerce and Industry - new President of the Durban Chamber of Commerce and Industry - Mr Nigel Ward

Friday 28th June 2019

At the Durban Chamber of Commerce and Industry's recent Annual General Meeting... view more

Durban Chamber KZN Exporter Of The Year Awards

Tuesday 27th November 2018

The Durban Chamber of Commerce and Industry, in partnership with Transnet Port T... view more

The Durban Chamber of Commerce 162nd Annual Gala Dinner

Monday 26th November 2018

The Durban Chamber of Commerce and Industry has held an Annual Gala Dinner to co... view more

iLembe Chamber of Commerce news

KZN News

Fin24.com | Stage 6 load shedding a major blow to growth, tax revenue - economists

Tuesday 10th December 2019

Projections for SA's economic growth in 2019 have been repeatedly downgraded, with the SA Reserve Bank now anticipating a rise of just 0.5% in GDP. view more

Fin24.com | Ramaphosa: Public anger over 'devastating' power cuts is understandable

Monday 9th December 2019

"Our immediate priority is to get as much generating capacity back online within the shortest possible time," said the president. view more

Fin24.com | Flooding a major factor in move to stage 6 load shedding - Eskom

Tuesday 10th December 2019

Heavy rains and floods at three power stations caused the utility's already-reduced generation capacity to plunge further. view more

Fin24.com | Load shedding: Petra Diamond mines stop operations to reduce electricity demand

Monday 9th December 2019

The diamond mining company says it will bring its operations in Cullinan, Finsch and Koffiefontein to a halt to help Eskom conserve power. view more

Fin24.com | Stage 6 load shedding: What you need to know

Monday 9th December 2019

To date, Eskom has only implemented load shedding up until Stage 4. Stage 6 load shedding means shedding 6000 MW. view more

Business NEWS24

Fin24.com | Stage 6 load shedding a major blow to growth, tax revenue - economists

Tuesday 10th December 2019

Projections for SA's economic growth in 2019 have been repeatedly downgraded, with the SA Reserve Bank now anticipating a rise of just 0.5% in GDP. view more

Fin24.com | Ramaphosa: Public anger over 'devastating' power cuts is understandable

Monday 9th December 2019

"Our immediate priority is to get as much generating capacity back online within the shortest possible time," said the president. view more

Fin24.com | Flooding a major factor in move to stage 6 load shedding - Eskom

Tuesday 10th December 2019

Heavy rains and floods at three power stations caused the utility's already-reduced generation capacity to plunge further. view more

Fin24.com | Load shedding: Petra Diamond mines stop operations to reduce electricity demand

Monday 9th December 2019

The diamond mining company says it will bring its operations in Cullinan, Finsch and Koffiefontein to a halt to help Eskom conserve power. view more

Fin24.com | Stage 6 load shedding: What you need to know

Monday 9th December 2019

To date, Eskom has only implemented load shedding up until Stage 4. Stage 6 load shedding means shedding 6000 MW. view more

Fin24.com | Don't get a nasty surprise! How to understand insurance jargon

Monday 9th December 2019

Are you sure you know what the "insurance speak" in your policy means? view more

Fin24.com | SAA may only be offered 5% of money owed by Zim

Monday 9th December 2019

South African Airways, the national airline that's entered a form of bankruptcy protection, may only be offered 5% of the $60m (R874m) that its owed by neighboring Zimbabwe in funds from ticket sales and hasn't been able to extract from the country. view more

Fin24.com | Local bourse struggles for direction

Monday 9th December 2019

The JSE struggled for direction on Monday before eventually closing mildly softer after a muted session. view more

Fin24.com | Mbalula dissolves Prasa interim board, places it under administration

Monday 9th December 2019

Bongisizwe Mpondo has been appointed administrator of the struggling state-owned passenger rail agency. view more

Fin24.com | What now for R1.1bn settlement SAA has with Comair?

Monday 9th December 2019

In February the flag carrier, which is now in business rescue, agreed to pay Comair R1.1bn plus interest in a legal settlement deal. view more

Fin24.com | Alexander Forbes: We have turned a corner

Monday 9th December 2019

Despite recording only a 1% increase in operating income and 3% operating profit from its remaining businesses, Alexander Forbes CEO, Dawie de Villiers said given where the company comes from, he thinks it's finally delivering to shareholders. view more

Fin24.com | Eskom moves to stage 4 load shedding as some power stations start to flood

Monday 9th December 2019

The utility says it has lost additional generating capacity. view more

Fin24.com | Prosus raises offer for Just Eat app as takeover bids intensify

Monday 9th December 2019

Prosus has raised its bid for UK food delivery firm Just Eat as it tries to win over investors and beat out an offer from rival Takeaway.com. view more

Fin24.com | Chris van der Merwe to step down as Stadio's CEO

Monday 9th December 2019

The private higher education investment company says he will be replaced by Chris Vorster, the founder and CEO of the Southern Business School. view more

Fin24.com | Ramaphosa: We will take drastic steps to save state companies - just look at SAA

Monday 9th December 2019

The president, in his weekly newsletter, says the state will not allow state-owned entities to fail and would take 'all necessary steps - even drastic ones - to restore them to health'. view more

Fin24.com | Where the UK's wealthiest people live - and how they made their money

Monday 9th December 2019

The UK is the 4th largest wealth market in the world - in terms of total wealth held according to a new report by market research group New World Wealth. view more

Fin24.com | Climate crisis gatecrashes OPEC gathering

Sunday 8th December 2019

The climate crisis was the unexpected guest at this week's gathering of the OPEC bloc of oil producers and its allies. view more

Fin24.com | DA wants SAA business rescue practitioner to meet with Parliament committee

Sunday 8th December 2019

The Democratic Alliance wants Parliament's Standing Committee of Public Accounts to be included in a meeting with SAA's business rescue practitioner and other stakeholders. view more

Fin24.com | These award-winning recyclable menstrual cups aim to end 'period poverty'

Sunday 8th December 2019

Raised by domestic worker parents, in a village in Polokwane, Mashela Mokgabudi recalls not having sanitary care products and promising herself she would change the situation not just for herself but other girls growing up in Africa. view more

Fin24.com | Threats and bribes - Auditor General tells of lengths councils go to avoid accountability

Sunday 8th December 2019

Auditor General Kimi Makwetu said auditors and other staff in the AG's offices have had to endure stressful conditions, including bribes and intimidation. view more

JCCI Business News

Parklands College - Innovation In Education

Wednesday 28th November 2018

Parklands College is an independent school in Cape Town, South Africa, that caters for children from Pre- Primary to Grade 12. Our focus is innovation in education and we believe that the best way to prepare... view more

Joan Warburton-McBride - Launch Of JCCI Global Trade Training Academy

Wednesday 28th November 2018

THE JOHANNESBURG CHAMBER OF COMMERCE AND INDUSTRY BUILDS ON ITS DECADES OF EXPERTISE, KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE TO LAUNCH A GLOBAL TRADE, CUSTOMS AND LOGISTICS ACADEMY JCCI has served the interests of business... view more

Obituary Of Eunice Magagula

Wednesday 28th November 2018

The Chamber staff were sad to hear of the passing of a dear colleague, Eunice Magagula, who retired in December 2017 after 30 years of service. Eunice took care of the thousands of delegates attending... view more

Bernadette Zeiler - Fostering Cooperation

Wednesday 28th November 2018

Mr Van Dzung - Ambassador of Vietnam and Mr Dao Duc - Head of Trade Office and a high ranking delegation of Da Nang City of Vietnam met with JCCI President, Herman Breedt and Bernadette Zeiler - Head of... view more

Mthoko Mbatha - Fuelled By The Demand For Natural Gas

Wednesday 28th November 2018

MTHOKO MBATHA is the Group Chief Executive Officer of Spring Lights Gas (Pty) Ltd (abbreviated to SLG) the second largest natural gas trading company in South Africa. He has served the company in various... view more

David Rosin - The National Credit Amendment Bill 2018

Wednesday 28th November 2018

At the end of March 2017, 24.68 million consumers were credit-active in South Africa, of which 14.99 million were in good standing. The balance either had impaired records (three or more payments or months in... view more

Faith Tigere - Pushing Ahead With African Integration

Wednesday 28th November 2018

Regional economic integration of the continent is key for its continued development. This is a strategy that has been driven forward by many regional institutions including the Southern African Development... view more

Skhumbuzo Macozoma - Users Must Pay For Roads Says SANRAL CEO

Wednesday 28th November 2018

Although South Africa has the 10th largest road network in the world, its need and efficient usage must be interrogated, says Skhumbuzo Macozoma, CEO of the SA National Roads Agency SOC Ltd (SANRAL). He said... view more

Sandile Xolo - Preparing For The Inevitable Is A Priority In Tight Financial Times

Wednesday 28th November 2018

Sandile Xolo, marketing and communications manager at Ithala SOC Ltd. says, "Funeral cover is the most soughtafter insurance in the country. Death remains an inevitable part of the human journey, making... view more

Debbie Jones - Payments Overdue? How To Have That Conversation With Your Client

Wednesday 28th November 2018

Professional firms might spend their days advising clients on their finances, but even they are aren't immune from the problem of late payments. Having a challenging conversation with your client about money... view more


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