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 | Financials and resources drag the local bourse lower

Wednesday 24th April 2019

The JSE closed weaker on Wednesday mainly on the back of losses recorded across the industrials and financials indices. view more

Fin24.com | US stocks slip from record as dollar advances

Wednesday 24th April 2019

US equities edged lower along with European stocks as investors assessed corporate earnings and economic data. view more

Fin24.com | Hong Kong stocks open with gains

Wednesday 24th April 2019

Hong Kong stocks have opened with gains, tracking a strong lead from Wall Street where the S&P 500 and Nasdaq chalked up fresh records. view more

Fin24.com | JSE closes firmer as weaker rand lifts rand hedges

Tuesday 23rd April 2019

The JSE eked out gains on Tuesday mainly on the back of gains recorded in resources and rand hedges which were buoyed by the weaker rand. view more

Fin24.com | US stocks advance on earnings as dollar rallies

Tuesday 23rd April 2019

US equities climbed on the back of better-than-forecast earnings, while the dollar strengthened and Treasury yields dipped. view more

Standard Bank KZN Top Business Awards

KZN's Top Brand 2019

Wednesday 17th April 2019

Standard Bank KZN Top Business Leaders Award 2018 - Imtiaz Sooliman the founder, director and chairman of Gift of the Givers

Monday 21st January 2019

The Standard Bank KZN Top Business Leader's award is an honorary award given t... view more

Partnership Award 2018 - The 2018 winner is eThekwini Municipality and its unit Invest Durban

Monday 21st January 2019

The Partnership award is given to a project which ref lects the importance of ef... view more

Tourism Award - The Winner Is Fairmont Zimbali Resort

Monday 21st January 2019

The Winner is Fairmont Zimbali Resort Fairmont Zimbali Resort pro... view more

KZN Top Brand 2018 - The Winner Is Ushaka Marine World

Friday 18th January 2019

Many well-known brands have been grown from within KZN and have made an indelibl... view more

Manufacturing - The Winner is aQuellé

Friday 18th January 2019

Arnold Stegen MD of Aquellé said, "This is a huge honour for us." He added,... view more

Trade Sector Award - The 2018 winner is Hirsch's

Thursday 17th January 2019

TRADE SECTOR AWARD -The 2018 winner is ... Hirsch's Hirsc... view more

Utilities Sector - The Winner is SLG (Pty) Ltd

Thursday 17th January 2019

The Winner is SLG (Pty) Ltd SLG Group CEO Mthoko Mbatha said, "As SLG, we are ... view more

Business Services - The winner is Blue Security

Thursday 17th January 2019

The winner is Blue Security Blue Security managing director Henk van Bemmelen sa... view more

Financial Services - The Winner Is FMI

Thursday 17th January 2019

FMI, a division of Bidvest Life Ltd, was recently named Top Business in the Fina... 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 | Stellenbosch University responds to furore over coloured women 'low cognitive' risk study

Thursday 25th April 2019

The findings, opinions, conclusions and recommendations of an article claiming coloured women in SA have an increased risk of low cognitive functioning, are those of the authors alone, maintains Stellenbosch University. view more

News24.com | Stop abusing animals for science research - NSPCA

Thursday 25th April 2019

Animals should not be used for research purposes, the National Council of SPCAs says. view more

News24.com | Evicted families stuck in Paarl caravan park for a year

Thursday 25th April 2019

About 52 families have been living in green canvas tents for more than a year at New Orleans camping site in Paarl South, GroundUp reports. view more

News24.com | The 'insidious plague' corroding our society

Thursday 25th April 2019

Corruption should be declared a violation of our human rights and freedoms, and the public should be conscientised about our fight against corruption and its "economic gangsters", writes Chris Jones. view more

News24.com | Afriforum in bid to have SAHRC's decision on Malema hate speech overturned

Wednesday 24th April 2019

Lobby group Afriforum wants a decision by the SA Human Rights Commission that EFF leader Julius Malema's statements were not hate speech, overturned. view more

Traveller24.com | WATCH: 7 Weeks of art at the Sharjah Biennial in the UAE

Wednesday 24th April 2019

The 14th edition of the Sharjah Biennial, which runs until June 10, is made up of paintings and sculptures dotted across customised sites throughout the United Arab Emirates. view more

News24.com | Bodies of 2 girls found strangled, thrown in ditch

Wednesday 24th April 2019

The bodies of two girls have been found strangled, and possibly raped in Masoyi near White River in Mpumalanga. view more

News24.com | WATCH: 'I could hear my children screaming', recalls father who lost his children in Durban storm

Wednesday 24th April 2019

Thamsanqa Dlamini lost eight family members when his home was hit by a mudslide that that killed dozens and left scores displaced in Durban. view more

News24.com | Over R400 000 goes to one lucky Daily Lotto player

Wednesday 24th April 2019

Another Daily Lotto player walks away richer with a jackpot of R410 695.70 in Wednesday's draw. view more

News24.com | Trump says sending 'armed soldiers' to US-Mexico border

Wednesday 24th April 2019

President Donald Trump says the US is sending armed soldiers to the southern border after Mexican soldiers recently "pulled guns" on US troops, escalating his war of words with Mexico on immigration. view more

News24.com | Here are the results for the Wednesday, April 24 Lottery draw

Wednesday 24th April 2019

Here are the winning Lottery numbers from the Wednesday, April 24 Lottery draw. view more

Traveller24.com | WATCH: Too cute! Dad plans 21 000 km drive in wooden car to keep promise to daughter

Wednesday 24th April 2019

A Dominican carpenter who built a wooden Volkswagen Beetle after promising it to his daughter for her 15th birthday is driving it from Lima to New York. view more

News24.com | Mama Winnie's Brandfort home finally set for revamp - Mthethwa

Wednesday 24th April 2019

After years of empty promises, government has moved to start processes to refurbish struggle stalwart Winnie Madikizela-Mandela's Brandfort house in the Free State. view more

News24.com | Sri Lanka shakes up top security posts after deadly bombings

Wednesday 24th April 2019

Sri Lanka's president is shaking up the country's top security establishment after officials failed to act on intelligence reports warning of possible attacks before the Easter bombings that killed 359 people. view more

News24.com | Conservatives reject move to topple PM Theresa May, for now

Wednesday 24th April 2019

British Prime Minister Theresa May's job is safe, for now, after Conservative lawmakers decided against enabling a new challenge to her leadership view more

Sport24.co.za | Sharks to get tough on handling errors

Wednesday 24th April 2019

The Sharks are determined to eradicate the handling errors that blighted their season so far. view more

News24.com | PICS: Rhodes students bag international accolade for employment creating business idea

Wednesday 24th April 2019

Four Rhodes University PhD Chemistry students have bagged the top position in the 2019 Hultz Prize Challenge for their business model for a waste management system that will result in the employment of more than 10 000 young people. view more

Traveller24.com | 5 Countries in one week? It's possible in Eastern Europe

Wednesday 24th April 2019

From Poland to Bulgaria, country-hopping is very real in Eastern Europe. view more

News24.com | Magashule vows to help whites threatened by evictions: 'The DA wants to push us into hokkies', says resident

Wednesday 24th April 2019

The ANC is a party for black and white, ANC secretary general Ace Magashule has said in Hermanus after visiting a predominantly white community facing evictions. view more

News24.com | South Sudan measles outbreak raises questions about vaccines

Wednesday 24th April 2019

The South Sudan measles outbreak has raised questions about vaccines as some children still fall ill. view more

Engineering News

Bank report points to transport being next decarbonisation frontier

Wednesday 24th April 2019

Newly released research by international banking group HSBC outlines a scenario for reducing transport emissions by 76% by 2040 through combining technology and regulation in a way that results in electricity, hydrogen and biofuels replacing oil as the primary fuel feedstock across transport modes. The report labels transport as the 'second frontier' for decarbonisation in light of progress being made in reducing emissions from electricity production and given that reducing emissions in the power sector alone will be insufficient to limit global warming in 2100 to below 2⁰C above preindustrial levels. view more

CSIR analysis highlights positive contribution of renewables during 2019 load-shedding periods

Wednesday 24th April 2019

South Africa's fleet of utility-scale variable renewable energy plants contributed to limiting the extent of load-shedding instituted by Eskom during the first quarter of 2019 by 46%, new analysis by the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research research shows. The report adds that, absent the instantaneous contributions from the VRE fleet of up to 2.3 GW during those periods when rotational cuts were made, Eskom would have been forced to raise the level of load-shedding instituted from Stage 4 to Stage 5, or even Stage 6. view more

FAW SA aims to produce 1 200 trucks at its Coega plant this year

Wednesday 24th April 2019

FAW Vehicle Manufacturers South Africa (FAW SA) aims to assemble 1 200 trucks at its Coega plant, in the Eastern Cape, this year, slightly up from the 1 153 units produced last year. FAW SA sales and marketing GM Cheng Zhang says the local arm of the Chinese truck giant sold 986 units in the domestic market last year, and exported 167 units to countries in sub-Saharan Africa. view more

Vodacom, MTN shares fall on outcome of Competition Commission's data market inquiry

Wednesday 24th April 2019

The share prices of South Africa's two largest mobile operators, MTN and Vodacom, fell on Wednesday, after the Competition Commission announced that international benchmarking had confirmed that the country performs poorly in terms of data pricing, with unnecessarily high prices, particularly for mobile prepaid data. Competition Commissioner Tembinkosi Bonakele told media at the release of a provisional report on the commission's Data Services Market Inquiry, that the country's prepaid mobile data prices faired poorly internationally and among its Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa, or Brics, and Southern African Development Community, peers, noting, in particular, that MTN and Vodacom have lower data prices in other markets in which they operate. view more

Defy showcases latest tech at new regional experience centre

Wednesday 24th April 2019

Home appliance manufacturer Defy on Wednesday unveiled its regional experience centre, at its Midrand facility, to showcase its latest innovations. The centre also includes a museum documenting the progress the company has made since 1933. According to Defy regional marketing director Rajan Gungiah, the centre intends to give both retailers and consumers "an experience" of Defy's latest technologies. view more

Johannesburg mayor announces R20bn investment for inner city

Wednesday 24th April 2019

Johannesburg mayor Herman Mashaba on Wednesday announced a R20-billion investment which he said was the single biggest property investment the city had ever made through private sector development. "Through the release of city properties to the private sector for redevelopment, the city expects to realise R20-billion in expected investment value, which will soon be visible in the inner-city with 24 developments set to start within six months," Mashaba said in a statement. "This is in addition to the three developments already underway in Hillbrow and Newtown." view more

Tongaat to restate prior results after review

Wednesday 24th April 2019

South African sugar producer Tongaat Hulett said on Wednesday it expects to restate prior financial information, after a review showed some accounting practices that might require remedial action. "The implementation of a turnaround plan resetting the financial and commercial priorities, streamlining and rationalising businesses, and revitalising the executive leadership team has commenced," the company said. view more

South Sudan invites investment in agriculture, mining, oil

Wednesday 24th April 2019

Since its official independence from Sudan in 2011, South Sudan has ripened the environment for investment in the country, which was apparent when the country's Ministers on Wednesday met with South African investors and businesspersons during a roadshow, in Sandton, to discuss investment opportunities. This was the final leg of the Invest in South Sudan Roadshow, which had previously been held in Washington DC, New York and Dubai. view more

Agricultural sector urged to collaborate

Wednesday 24th April 2019

The agricultural sector needs to pursue collaboration to mitigate the various challenges it is facing, as well as to grow the sector, says Agri SA Commodity Chamber chairperson Dr Pieter Prinsloo. Speaking at Agri SA's Commodity and Corporate Chamber Conference, in Pretoria, on Wednesday, he emphasised the need for greater collaboration, rather than duplication; highlighting that isolationist and protectionist behaviour would not provide an answer to the shared challenges of the future. view more

Renergen publishes prospectus for proposed ASX listing

Wednesday 24th April 2019

AltX-listed alternative and renewable energy business Renergen has, ahead of its planned listing on the ASX in May, announced a further increase in reserves at its subsidiary Tetra4's Virginia project, in South Africa's Free State province. The company, which on Wednesday published its prospectus for a secondary listing on the ASX, also reported that an independent reserve review by US-based firm MHA Petroleum Consultants has confirmed a 12.2% increase in proven methane reserves to 40.76-billion cubic feet, while proven helium reserves have increased by 16.1% to 1.01-billion cubic feet. view more

KZN Business Sense

Shaping the Future - KBCC

Monday 22nd April 2019

EThekwini Municipality, which has been designated as an UNESCO City of L... view more

Promoting International Trade and Export For KZN - Durban Chamber

Monday 22nd April 2019

MEC commends Durban Chamber for its role i... view more

Enquiry Delays - Patrick Deale

Monday 22nd April 2019

When does a delay in prosecuting a disciplinary enquiry become unreasonable and ... view more

Collaborating for Success - Merrill King

Monday 22nd April 2019

Merrill King, recently appointed joint MD of Capitol Caterers, has had a 36-year... view more

Property Team - Cox Yeats

Monday 22nd April 2019

The team's experience and expertise covers not only property transfers, mortgage... view more

What's the Verdict? - Lazelle Paola, Partner, Cox Yeats Attorneys

Monday 22nd April 2019

The question whether a residential estate's roads may or may not be controlled... view more

What Should Boards Focus On In 2019? - Ugen Moodley

Monday 22nd April 2019

The game-changing implications of technology/ digital innovation, scrutiny of co... view more

Creating Innovative Solutions - Parklands College

Monday 22nd April 2019

The StellarBots from Parklands College Qualify to Represent South Africa in Urug... view more

Building Your Resilience - Grant Gavin

Monday 22nd April 2019

How many times have you dreamed of winning the lottery? Quick, instant money. No... view more

Zululand Chamber news

2018 Business Excellence Awards

Wednesday 24th April 2019

The 2018 Business Excellence Awards again rewarded Zululand Business owners for the work done during the year. 28 November 2018 saw the Zululand Chamber of Commerce and Industry hosting the prestigious annual Business Excellence Awards with the theme "Pinnacle of Excellence". The venue was the Dome at the uMfolozi Casino and Convention Resort. This year's view more

CEO meets Minister of Labour

Tuesday 16th April 2019

ZCCI CEO, Thabani Shale had a high level meeting in Nongoma on Tuesday, 16 April 2019 with the minister of Labour, Minister Mildred Oliphant, and the UIF Commissioner, Tebogo Maruping.   view more

Chamber is hiring

Friday 5th April 2019

Do you have the qualities to become the ZCCI’s new Chamber Manager? If you have the right qualifications, as per the advert below, please mail your CV to recruitment@zcci.co.za before Monday 15 April 2019   CHAMBER MANAGER   RESPONSIBILITIES Membership retention, development and growth Regular and constructive liaison to companies Promotion of ZCCI programmes and view more

Top five needs for small businesses

Tuesday 5th March 2019

Mike Anderson, National Small Business Chamber (NSBC) founder and CEO says that running your own small business is becoming tougher and tougher. The most important area identified within the survey as critical to addressing business growth challenges is increased marketing spend. Anderson says this is a reoccurring requirement and is also the area where majority view more

ZCCI has requested a business friendly load shedding

Wednesday 13th February 2019

ZCCI CEO, Thabani Shale had a meeting with Deputy Mayor of uMlalazi Municipality Cllr BP Simelane and Municipal Manager of uMlalazi Municipality, Raymond Mnguni today (13 February 2019). The load shedding schedule for industrial and retail areas will be amended. Load shedding will occur at start of the shift or towards the end of the view more

CCMA-BUSA launch ground-breaking webtool for small business

Friday 8th February 2019

30-January-2019   The Commission for Conciliation Mediation and Arbitration (CCMA) and Business Unity South Africa (BUSA) have collaborated to launch a free-to-use Web Tool dedicated to help smaller businesses with labour relations processes and matters. The joint initiative is one of the flagship projects outlined in the Presidential Jobs Summit Framework Agreement and has gone view more

RBIDZ Tenders

Tuesday 5th February 2019

Please see the list of possible projects at the RBIDZ,   Tender Advert- ICT Projects view more

RELIEF FOR YOUNG PEOPLE AS ACTING PREMIER SIHLE ZIKALALA LAUNCHES KZN YOUTH FUND

Friday 1st February 2019

The efforts by the provincial government to empower young people aiming for a career in business and entrepreneurship received a resounding applause from various quarters on Thursday. This was after the KwaZulu-Natal Acting Premier Sihle Zikalala launched a first of its kind R50 million KZN Youth Fund geared towards and billed as a long-lasting solution view more

KBCC strategic planning in eShowe

Tuesday 15th January 2019

The KwaZulu-Natal Business Chamber Council (KBCC) held their annual strategic planning session at Aloe Lifestyle Hotel in eShowe last week, under the leadership of ZCCI president, Judith Nzimande. The session was also attended by the Durban Chamber President Musa Makhunga, Pietermaritzburg Chamber President, Bonginkosi Mshengu and CEO Melanie Veness, Fabcos founding member Nathi Mbele; Ilembe view more

SMME AGM

Monday 10th December 2018

The SMME Committee AGM will be held on 12 December 2018 at 13h00 at Nyoni Room at ZCBF Community Park. RSVP to manager@zcci.co.za Nominations for the SMME Committee needs to be submitted by 12:00 on 12 December 2018. Nomination Form for SMME Forum Committee view more

Durban Chamber news

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 | Wealth per person: Why Monaco is tops in the world

Thursday 25th April 2019

Monaco tops the list of top-10 wealthiest countries in the world per capita, according ti Global Wealth Migration Review by AfrAsia Bank and New World Wealth found. view more

Fin24.com | Most South Africans want investment in renewables, not coal - survey

Thursday 25th April 2019

Most South Africans want foreign investment in electricity generation to focus on renewable energy and not on coal, according to an international survey released on Wednesday. view more

Fin24.com | SA data prices high, anti-poor and lack transparency, Competition Commission finds

Wednesday 24th April 2019

SA's mobile data prices are much higher than many other countries across the globe and the rest of Africa, and MTN and Vodacom charge domestic consumers much more than they do in other countries, the Competition Commission has found. view more

Fin24.com | Brian Molefe, third time unlucky, over Eskom pension payout appeal

Wednesday 24th April 2019

Former Eskom CEO Brian Molefe has lost his third appeal regarding R11m in pension he received from Eskom. view more

Fin24.com | AMCU faces deregistration by labour department

Wednesday 24th April 2019

The Labour Department has said it intends to deregister one of the country's biggest mining unions, just weeks before crucial platinum-industry wage talks are expected to begin. view more

Business NEWS24

Fin24.com | Wealth per person: Why Monaco is tops in the world

Thursday 25th April 2019

Monaco tops the list of top-10 wealthiest countries in the world per capita, according ti Global Wealth Migration Review by AfrAsia Bank and New World Wealth found. view more

Fin24.com | Most South Africans want investment in renewables, not coal - survey

Thursday 25th April 2019

Most South Africans want foreign investment in electricity generation to focus on renewable energy and not on coal, according to an international survey released on Wednesday. view more

Fin24.com | SA data prices high, anti-poor and lack transparency, Competition Commission finds

Wednesday 24th April 2019

SA's mobile data prices are much higher than many other countries across the globe and the rest of Africa, and MTN and Vodacom charge domestic consumers much more than they do in other countries, the Competition Commission has found. view more

Fin24.com | Brian Molefe, third time unlucky, over Eskom pension payout appeal

Wednesday 24th April 2019

Former Eskom CEO Brian Molefe has lost his third appeal regarding R11m in pension he received from Eskom. view more

Fin24.com | AMCU faces deregistration by labour department

Wednesday 24th April 2019

The Labour Department has said it intends to deregister one of the country's biggest mining unions, just weeks before crucial platinum-industry wage talks are expected to begin. view more

Fin24.com | Interruption to Eskom feed causes power outage at Cape Town International

Wednesday 24th April 2019

A power outage at Cape Town International Airport has been affecting airport operations, an ACSA spokesperson told Fin24. view more

Fin24.com | PIC inquiry hears of WhatsApp message to Gigaba warning about risks to 'the project'

Wednesday 24th April 2019

The judicial commission of inquiry into the PIC has heard that former finance minister Malusi Gigaba received a message in late 2017 warning him that removing Dan Matjila as PIC boss would be "catastrophic" and a setback to an unspecified "project". view more

Fin24.com | Why nonfiction books dominate SA's bestseller lists

Wednesday 24th April 2019

Controversial subjects, protests and threats of book burning get us talking about the place of books in society, says Beth le Roux. view more

Fin24.com | SA households lost almost R450bn in wealth in 2018 - report

Wednesday 24th April 2019

SA households saw a total of R449.8bn of wealth wiped out between in 2018, according to the latest Momentum Unisa Household Wealth Report. view more

Fin24.com | Netflix said to boost junk bond offering as investors pile in

Wednesday 24th April 2019

Investors took heed of Netflix's advice to get in on the company's bond offerings while they can, allowing the company to increase the size of the sale to $2.24bn. view more

Fin24.com | Tough out there, but PSG ready for SA recovery - CEO

Wednesday 24th April 2019

PSG Group CEO Piet Mouton tells Fin24 the JSE-listed investment holding company has managed to achieve "pleasing results amidst challenging conditions". view more

Fin24.com | Financials and resources drag the local bourse lower

Wednesday 24th April 2019

The JSE closed weaker on Wednesday mainly on the back of losses recorded across the industrials and financials indices. view more

Fin24.com | Markets WRAP: Rand closes at R14.40/$

Wednesday 24th April 2019

The local unit closed 1.11% weaker at R14.40 to the greenback. view more

Fin24.com | Vodacom, MTN shares fall after Competition Commission finds data too expensive

Wednesday 24th April 2019

Vodacom and MTN shares fell after one of the competition regulators ruled that the mobile-phone companies overcharge customers for data - particularly those with lower incomes. view more

Fin24.com | Western Cape doesn't have to rely only on Eskom - DA's Mazzone

Wednesday 24th April 2019

The Democratic Alliance has a power procurement strategy that could shield South Africans from load shedding as early as the day after the elections, MP Natasha Mazzone has said. view more

Fin24.com | Facebook says first-person Christchurch video foiled AI system

Wednesday 24th April 2019

Facebook said it struggled to identify the video of the New Zealand mosque shootings because of the use of a head-mounted camera by the gunman, which made it harder for its systems to automatically detect the nature of the video. view more

Fin24.com | Mashaba touts R20bn investment for Joburg inner city

Wednesday 24th April 2019

Johannesburg Mayor Herman Mashaba has announced what he calls 'the single biggest property investment the city of Johannesburg has ever made through private sector development'. view more

Fin24.com | Cosatu wants Mboweni to take his own advice and retire

Wednesday 24th April 2019

South Africa's largest labour federation, Cosatu, wants Finance Minister Tito Mboweni to practice what he preaches, and retire. That may not be because he's too old, but rather that they just don't like him. view more

Fin24.com | Mining contractor serves 274 employees with notices of dismissal at Wescoal mine

Wednesday 24th April 2019

JSE-listed mining group Wescoal says that 274 contract employees at one of its subsidiaries have been served with notices of dismissal following what it described as "work stoppages, strike actions and riots". view more

Fin24.com | SA consumer confidence dips to weakest level since 2017

Wednesday 24th April 2019

South African consumer confidence declined to its lowest level in more than a year in the first quarter as expectations of an economic recovery dimmed. 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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