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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

News24.com | SA stocks slide for second day after IMF cuts growth forecasts

Wednesday 27th January 2021

The Johannesburg Stock Exchange index extended declines for a second day, falling 0.2%, amid weakness in BHP and Anglo American as fellow benchmark heavyweights Naspers and Richemont dropped. view more

News24.com | European stocks narrowly mixed at open

Wednesday 27th January 2021

European stock markets were narrowly mixed at the start of trading on Wednesday, with London's benchmark FTSE 100 index down 0.2 percent at 6,640.18 points. view more

News24.com | Hong Kong stocks close lower with eye on US

Wednesday 27th January 2021

Hong Kong stocks ended Wednesday in the red, extending the previous day's steep losses, as investors track US stimulus developments while looking forward to the Federal Reserve's policy meeting later in the day. view more

News24.com | Tokyo shares end higher ahead of earnings season

Wednesday 27th January 2021

Tokyo stocks ended higher Wednesday with bargain-hunters moving in as Japan's corporate earnings season kicked off. view more

News24.com | Asian markets sink on concerns over US stimulus

Tuesday 26th January 2021

Asian markets sank on Tuesday following the previous day's healthy run-up, with sentiment jolted by the prospect that Joe Biden's huge stimulus could be watered down and not even be passed for several weeks. view more

Standard Bank KZN Top Business Awards

PROMOTING KZN, ITS BUSINESSES AND PEOPLE - Standard Bank KZN Top Business Awards 2020

Monday 24th February 2020

PROMOTING KZN, ITS BUSINESSES AND PEOPLE - Standard Bank KZN Top Business... view more

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

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 | LIVE | First batch of vaccines to arrive on 1 February, says Mkhize

Wednesday 27th January 2021

Stay up to date with the latest news, views and analysis as the number of coronavirus cases in SA increases. view more

News24.com | Parallel SSA structure for Zuma set up by former spy boss, Zondo commission hears

Wednesday 27th January 2021

While still working for the Kwazulu-Natal Department of Social Development, Thulani Dlomo - who would later become a spy boss - trained 48 non-SSA members with the purpose of establishing a parallel intelligence and protection unit for Jacob Zuma. view more

News24.com | We have the funds to pay for vaccines, says Treasury's Mogajane

Wednesday 27th January 2021

Treasury Director-General Dondo Mogajane says a combination of taxes, borrowing, reprioritisation of expenditure, or monies from the National Revenue Fund could fund vaccines. view more

News24.com | Respected pathologist who helped put away Henri van Breda, Mortimer Saunders succumbs to Covid-19

Wednesday 27th January 2021

The man who played an essential role in providing evidence to convict axe murderer, Henri van Breda, and child killer, Mortimer Saunders, has died following a battle with Covid-19. view more

News24.com | 'God sent him straight to me': Alleged thief nabbed after trying to sell stolen items to rightful owner

Wednesday 27th January 2021

A suspected thief has been caught out after unknowingly trying to sell goods to their rightful owner. view more

News24.com | Zlatan Ibrahimovic condemns racism after spat with Romelu Lukaku

Wednesday 27th January 2021

Zlatan Ibrahimovic spoke out against racism on Wednesday after a heated exchange with former Manchester United teammate Romelu Lukaku. view more

News24.com | Ayanda Dlodlo: Ramaphosa knew why I asked Zondo Commission for a postponement

Wednesday 27th January 2021

State Security Minister Ayanda Dlodlo said she didn't act maliciously nor did she attempt to prevent testimony, by acting director-general Loyiso Jafta, on corruption at the SSA. view more

News24.com | Thoriso Themane trial: Former accused, now State witness, took video clips, pictures of attack

Wednesday 27th January 2021

Six minors, who cannot be identified, and two adults, Alfred Mothapo and Chuene Maleka, are on trial before Judge Violet Semenya. view more

News24.com | Thursday's weather: Rainstorms forecast for KZN, Gauteng and Eastern Cape

Wednesday 27th January 2021

Heavy rain is expected in several provinces on Thursday, including Gauteng and Mpumalanga, the South African Weather Service forecasts. view more

News24.com | Vodafone weighs options for Ghana in Africa restructure

Wednesday 27th January 2021

Vodafone Group is considering options for its Ghana business as the British telecommunications giant focuses on reorganising and paying down debt. view more

News24.com | Bulls and Sharks in Currie Cup play-offs: A story of black and white domination

Wednesday 27th January 2021

Sharks/Bulls play-off encounters have never been pretty, but always full of drama, writes Khanyiso Tshwaku. view more

News24.com | Medical students may be among first in line for the Covid-19 vaccine

Wednesday 27th January 2021

Medical students doing clinical studies are likely to be one of the first groups of people to be inoculated when the government rolls out the Covid-19 vaccination. view more

News24.com | Gauteng health department welcomes report into death of Shonisani Lethole at Tembisa hospital

Wednesday 27th January 2021

The Gauteng Department of Health (GDoH) has welcomed the Health Ombudsman's report into the death of Shonisani Lethole at Tembisa Provincial Tertiary Hospital. view more

News24.com | WATCH | 'He is such a gentleman' - Kataza the baboon settling comfortably into new Limpopo home

Wednesday 27th January 2021

Kataza the baboon is adapting well to his new home at the Riverside Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre in Limpopo after he was relocated from the Cape Peninsula. view more

News24.com | Brackenfell High: Western Cape ANC calls education department's findings a whitewash

Wednesday 27th January 2021

A whitewash - this is how the Western Cape ANC described the provincial education department's report into the Brackenfell dance furore. view more

News24.com | Government reveals plans to control all transport under one economic regulator

Wednesday 27th January 2021

The proposed Economic Regulation of Transport Bill seeks to establish a single economic regulator for all transport operators. view more

News24.com | Wine producers to challenge alcohol ban in court, want province to decide on way to impose

Wednesday 27th January 2021

The wine producers body Vinpro is set to challenge the current lockdown ban on alcohol sales in court. view more

News24.com | Family relieved as court jails 2 men for life for killing their paraplegic boss in 2016

Wednesday 27th January 2021

Perfect Muleya and Jeffery Mpofu, both Zimbabwean nationals, were convicted of murder, robbery with aggravating circumstances, attempted murder and arson. view more

News24.com | SONA in the time of Corona: No red carpet, 21-gun salute or Imbongi

Wednesday 27th January 2021

This year's State of the Nation Address will be a low-key affair with only 50 representatives of the three arms of state in the National Assembly chamber and the rest participating through virtual technology. view more

News24.com | Judge Zak Yacoob steps down as Cricket SA interim board chair after verbally attacking journalist

Wednesday 27th January 2021

Judge Zak Yacoob has recused himself as the chairperson of Cricket South Africa's interim board after verbally attacking a journalist. view more

Engineering News

Vinpro approaches High Court to lift alcohol sales ban for the Western Cape

Wednesday 27th January 2021

Industry body Vinpro has approached the Cape High Court in efforts to secure urgent interim relief for the wine industry amid the third ban on alcohol sales in the last ten months. The organisation says that, following a hearing that is set down for February 5, the court could afford permission to Western Cape Premier Alan Winde to adopt deviations to enable off- and on-consumption sale of liquor in the province. view more

Global coalition formed to drive net-zero shift in hard-to-decarbonise transport and industrial ...

Wednesday 27th January 2021

A new global partnership has been formally launched in an effort to accelerate the decarbonisation of seven heavy industrial and transport sectors that together represent 30% of global greenhouse-gas emissions and where carbon-abatement pathways have yet to be defined. Known as the 'Mission Possible Partnership' it will focus specifically on the transportation sectors of aviation, shipping and trucking, as well as the aluminium, cement, chemicals and steel industries. view more

Renergen appoints contractors for Virginia gas project's Phase 2 studies

Wednesday 27th January 2021

Emerging helium and natural gas company Renergen has appointed three companies for the engineering studies for Phase 2 of its Virginia gas project, in South Africa's Free State province. The three companies are Saipem South Africa, EPCM Holdings and Sproule. view more

Aveng to raise R300m to restructure balance sheet, pay debt

Wednesday 27th January 2021

Construction company Aveng intends to raise R300-million by way of a fully co-underwritten renounceable rights offer so that it may restructure its balance sheet, which will allow the group to reset its capital structure. The rights offer comprises up to 20-billion ordinary no par value shares in Aveng and as many class A shares that may be required to be issued to the underwriters to ensure the minima of the rights offer as required by the underwriters is attained. view more

Govt launches R1.2bn Tourism Equity Fund

Wednesday 27th January 2021

The Department of Tourism has launched the R1.2-billion Tourism Equity Fund (TEF), aimed at driving transformation in the tourism sector. The fund has been established in partnership with the Small Enterprise Finance Agency (Sefa) as a new financial support mechanism to stimulate investment and transformation in the tourism sector. view more

SAA administrators get R1.3bn from government

Wednesday 27th January 2021

Administrators at national airline South African Airways (SAA) received R1.3-billion from the Department of Public Enterprises last week, a spokesperson for the administrators said on Wednesday. The money would be used to pay accepted and signed voluntary severance packages, employees who accepted a three-month back pay deal, and post-commencement creditors, spokesperson Louise Brugman said. view more

Airlink to resume regular flights to Skukuza

Wednesday 27th January 2021

South African private sector airline Airlink has announced that it will resume scheduled flights to Skukuza Airport, in the Kruger National Park, from Thursday (January 28). The airport had been temporarily shut down on January 14 because of a localised outbreak of Covid-19 at a nearby location. Throughout the Skukuza shutdown, Airlink continued to operate services to Nelspruit's Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport and to Hoedspruit Airport. These are the two closest alternative airports to the Kruger National Park and the adjacent reserves, bushcamps and resorts.  view more

Vaal River System water levels continue to rise

Wednesday 27th January 2021

The water levels of the dams within the Integrated Vaal River System (IVRS) are at steady levels this week as persistent wet weather conditions replenish the system. The average water level of the system, which comprises 14 dams, is at 78.1% this week, an increase from 76.6% last week and 64.5% at the same time in the preceding year. view more

Growth in digital reality, RAN, cloud and sports tech intensify

Wednesday 27th January 2021

The latest Technology, Media & Telecommunications (TMT) Predictions report reveals that open and virtualised radio access networks (RANs) are accelerating, the 8k television (TV) wave will expand and fifth-generation (5G) myths are being debunked. The twentieth yearly edition of the TMT Predictions report further highlights how many trends are being driven by the global Covid-19 pandemic's economic and societal impacts, resulting in intensifying growth in video, virtual and cloud technologies, as well as in media segments such as sports. view more

Survey points to partial recovery in commercial property sectors

Wednesday 27th January 2021

The 2020 fourth-quarter First National Bank (FNB) Commercial Property Broker Survey saw all three major commercial property sectors, that is, office, industrial and retail, showing slight increases in perceived market activity levels, with the office property market's activity remaining the weakest and industrial the strongest. The survey includes input from a sample of commercial property brokers in and around the six major metros of South Africa, namely the City of Joburg and Ekurhuleni (Greater Johannesburg), Tshwane, eThekwini, the City of Cape Town and Nelson Mandela Bay. view more

KZN Business Sense

Palesa Phili - Call to support Ethekwini Economic Council

Saturday 14th November 2020

The Durban Chamber of Commerce and Industry welcomes this opportunity to support... view more

Khaya Sengani - Durban and Indonesia establish new relations

Saturday 14th November 2020

Premier of KwaZulu-Natal Sihle Zikalala welcomed Honorary Consul General of Indo... view more

Ethekwini to rebuild city's economy

Saturday 14th November 2020

The eThekwini Economic Council is a milestone in the City's journey towards a ... view more

Siya Digitiza: Smartxchange supports township and rural SMMe's to grow digitally

Friday 13th November 2020

The idea of revolutionising township and rural businesses, through the digitizat... view more

A tribute to Mthoko Mbatha

Friday 13th November 2020

Mthoko Mbatha was the Group CEO of SLG (Pty) Ltd, the second largest trading com... view more

SLG - Compliance: The key to project completion

Friday 13th November 2020

In order to bring change into business, capital investment projects are continuo... view more

Can a restraint of trade clause be enforced during a pandemic? - Wade Ogilvie and Adrian Krige, Cox Yeats

Friday 13th November 2020

Many companies have limped their way through lockdown and have survived by cutti... view more

Corporate & Natural Resources team, Cox Yeats

Friday 13th November 2020

The Corporate and Natural Resources team comprises a commercial team of lawyers ... view more

Umhlanga development open for business

Friday 13th November 2020

Four years since announcing the revolutionary concept of Umhlanga Arch, this dev... view more

Roshan Morar - Is 2020 the tipping point for cybersecurity?

Friday 13th November 2020

Well it certainly seems likely, at the last discussion at the World Economic For... view more

Zululand Chamber news

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

News24.com | YouTube suspends Trump indefinitely, stops Giuliani from monetising clips

Wednesday 27th January 2021

YouTube has suspended Donald Trump indefinitely from the platform and said it will also prevent the former president's lawyer Rudy Giuliani from being able to monetise his clips, US media reported. view more

News24.com | Vodafone weighs options for Ghana in Africa restructure

Wednesday 27th January 2021

Vodafone Group is considering options for its Ghana business as the British telecommunications giant focuses on reorganising and paying down debt. view more

News24.com | Industry-state tensions will worsen pandemic fallout, warns CDE's Bernstein

Wednesday 27th January 2021

As pressure from alcohol and tobacco groups to lift the ban on trade intensifies, Ann Bernstein called for meaningful consultation between government and business. view more

News24.com | Scam alert: Regulator warns against entities impersonating PSG, Stanlib

Wednesday 27th January 2021

The FSCA said entities calling themselves Stanlib Focused Investments and PSG Fund Investment were using names of the country's big asset managers without their knowledge. view more

News24.com | We have the funds to pay for vaccines, says Treasury's Mogajane

Wednesday 27th January 2021

Treasury Director-General Dondo Mogajane says a combination of taxes, borrowing, reprioritisation of expenditure, or monies from the National Revenue Fund could fund vaccines. view more

Business NEWS24

News24.com | YouTube suspends Trump indefinitely, stops Giuliani from monetising clips

Wednesday 27th January 2021

YouTube has suspended Donald Trump indefinitely from the platform and said it will also prevent the former president's lawyer Rudy Giuliani from being able to monetise his clips, US media reported. view more

News24.com | Vodafone weighs options for Ghana in Africa restructure

Wednesday 27th January 2021

Vodafone Group is considering options for its Ghana business as the British telecommunications giant focuses on reorganising and paying down debt. view more

News24.com | Industry-state tensions will worsen pandemic fallout, warns CDE's Bernstein

Wednesday 27th January 2021

As pressure from alcohol and tobacco groups to lift the ban on trade intensifies, Ann Bernstein called for meaningful consultation between government and business. view more

News24.com | Scam alert: Regulator warns against entities impersonating PSG, Stanlib

Wednesday 27th January 2021

The FSCA said entities calling themselves Stanlib Focused Investments and PSG Fund Investment were using names of the country's big asset managers without their knowledge. view more

News24.com | We have the funds to pay for vaccines, says Treasury's Mogajane

Wednesday 27th January 2021

Treasury Director-General Dondo Mogajane says a combination of taxes, borrowing, reprioritisation of expenditure, or monies from the National Revenue Fund could fund vaccines. view more

News24.com | Wine producers to challenge alcohol ban in court, want province to decide on way to impose

Wednesday 27th January 2021

The wine producers body Vinpro is set to challenge the current lockdown ban on alcohol sales in court. view more

News24.com | Naspers mulls how to ease dominance of JSE

Wednesday 27th January 2021

Naspers is looking at ways to reduce its dominance of Johannesburg's stock exchange, an issue that is hampering efforts to narrow a widening valuation gap between the company and its stake in Tencent Holdings. view more

News24.com | SA stocks slide for second day after IMF cuts growth forecasts

Wednesday 27th January 2021

The Johannesburg Stock Exchange index extended declines for a second day, falling 0.2%, amid weakness in BHP and Anglo American as fellow benchmark heavyweights Naspers and Richemont dropped. view more

News24.com | Steinhoff's share price jumps by 50%

Wednesday 27th January 2021

Earlier in the week Steinhoff announced that it was reviving plans to list its European discount retail subsidiary the Pepco Group. view more

News24.com | SABC board to propose alternatives to job cuts - minister

Wednesday 27th January 2021

The commitment follows a meeting was aimed at ending a deadlock over retrenchments at the broadcaster, in a process that is said to affect 303 positions. view more

News24.com | Life Healthcare's revenue jumps 6% following surge in patient numbers

Wednesday 27th January 2021

Much like its private hospital peers, Life Healthcare had a tough run during the first part of the pandemic as patients postponed non-emergency surgeries view more

News24.com | EXCLUSIVE | Magda Wierzycka defends 're-leaking' the #GuptaLeaks, as journos accuse her of betrayal

Wednesday 27th January 2021

For Branko Brkic, editor-in-chief of the Daily Maverick, her conduct was a "gut punch, a betrayal of the worst kind". view more

News24.com | Tokyo shares end higher ahead of earnings season

Wednesday 27th January 2021

Tokyo stocks ended higher Wednesday with bargain-hunters moving in as Japan's corporate earnings season kicked off. view more

News24.com | Up to 10% of employees could already be affected by lockdown: BankservAfrica take-home pay index

Wednesday 27th January 2021

The total take-home pay reflected in the BankservAfrica Take-home Pay Index for December, does not yet reflect the reality of the overall employment situation. view more

News24.com | Hong Kong stocks close lower with eye on US

Wednesday 27th January 2021

Hong Kong stocks ended Wednesday in the red, extending the previous day's steep losses, as investors track US stimulus developments while looking forward to the Federal Reserve's policy meeting later in the day. view more

News24.com | European stocks narrowly mixed at open

Wednesday 27th January 2021

European stock markets were narrowly mixed at the start of trading on Wednesday, with London's benchmark FTSE 100 index down 0.2 percent at 6,640.18 points. view more

News24.com | Recasting the SA Economy | The 'Burning Fiscus'

Wednesday 27th January 2021

Fin24 is introducing a series titled "Recasting the SA economy" that will focus on stories, columns and podcasts about recasting an economy, disrupted by the Covid-19 pandemic, for greater and importantly more shared growth in decades to come. view more

News24.com | MONEY CLINIC | How much should I invest in order to retire comfortably at 60?

Wednesday 27th January 2021

A Fin24 reader in his mid twenties wants to know the best investment or savings option to ensure a comfortable retirement. view more

News24.com | WATCH | Working from home: MEPs push for employees to have the right to digitally disconnect

Wednesday 27th January 2021

The surge of remote working during Covid lockdowns has highlighted the importance of being able to digitally disconnect once you've done your hours. view more

News24.com | WATCH | Relaxed and crowded scenes in Wuhan - a year on from first alerting the world to Covid-19

Wednesday 27th January 2021

Exactly a year ago, Wuhan shocked the world by confining its 11 million inhabitants to their homes, beginning a 76-day lockdown. view more

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