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

News24.com | Big Biden stimulus no balm for US stocks, Dow loses 0.6%

Sunday 17th January 2021

President-elect Joe Biden's massive plan to help the US economy didn't shake Wall Street's downbeat sentiment on Friday, with major indices losing ground in the last full trading week of Donald Trump's presidency. view more

News24.com | After dizzying gyrations, what's bitcoin really worth?

Sunday 17th January 2021

After the latest wild ride took cryptocurrency's poster child above $40 000 before a stomach-churning plunge, the million dollar question is how much bitcoin is actually worth. view more

News24.com | Markets struggle after Biden unveils huge stimulus plan

Friday 15th January 2021

Stock markets struggled Friday as investors weighed mounting coronavirus concerns and President-elect Joe Biden's proposed $1.9-trillion stimulus package appeared to have already been largely priced in. view more

News24.com | Oil retreats from 10-month high as stronger dollar dents rally

Friday 15th January 2021

Oil declined from a 10-month high as the dollar strengthened, taking the steam out of a recent rally, while investors assessed what impact a potential US stimulus package will have on driving fuel demand higher. view more

News24.com | SA stocks stay near record as Naspers offsets weak miners

Friday 15th January 2021

South African stocks held steady near recent all-time highs on Friday as investors scrutinised US President-elect Joe Biden's much-anticipated $1.9 trillion relief plan for the world's largest economy. 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 | Loadshedding to continue as return to service delayed

Sunday 17th January 2021

Loadshedding is set to continue as the return to service of some generation units has been delayed, Eskom said in a statement on Sunday afternoon. view more

News24.com | Lindiwe Sisulu says there's 'no instability' at some of SA's cash-strapped water boards

Sunday 17th January 2021

Human Settlements, Water and Sanitation Minister Lindiwe Sisulu says there's no instability at some of the country's cash-strapped water boards. view more

News24.com | Popular Motsweding FM radio jock KB Molopyane dies

Sunday 17th January 2021

Motsweding FM DJ Kabelo Molopyane has died, the radio station has announced. view more

News24.com | Former Expresso presenter Katlego Maboe's legal woes continue following arrest

Sunday 17th January 2021

Former presenter of Expresso on SABC3 and former face of Outsurance commercials Katlego Maboe was arrested earlier this month for being in contempt of court. view more

News24.com | Government Employees Medical Scheme wants court to block report on racial profiling of doctors

Sunday 17th January 2021

The Government Employees Medical Scheme has launched urgent legal action to block the release of advocate Tembeka Ngcukaitobi's 'scathing' interim investigation report on the alleged racial profiling of black, coloured and Indian medical practitioners by medical schemes. view more

News24.com | Twenty-five more players in Australian Open quarantine

Sunday 17th January 2021

An additional 25 players will have to spend two weeks in quarantine before the Australian Open, organisers said Sunday, as Covid-19 continues to disrupt preparations for the Grand Slam tournament. view more

News24.com | LIVE | SA records 36 851 Covid-19 deaths, with 1 325 659 confirmed cases

Sunday 17th 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 | Klopp will put friendship with Sir Alex to one side

Sunday 17th January 2021

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp accepts his friendship with Sir Alex Ferguson will be put to one side on Sunday. view more

News24.com | Proteas forced into last-minute charter flight dash to Pakistan

Sunday 17th January 2021

The Proteas had to fly to Pakistan on a hastily-arranged charter flight after their commercial flights were cancelled. view more

News24.com | Gavin Hunt: We dug in at City

Sunday 17th January 2021

Kaizer Chiefs coach Gavin Hunt says his side had to dig deep to secure a 2-1 win over Cape Town City in the DStv Premiership on Saturday. view more

News24.com | Eastern Cape police search for parents of abandoned baby boy found in Mthatha field

Sunday 17th January 2021

Eastern Cape police are searching for the parents of a baby boy found abandoned in an open field in Mthatha. view more

News24.com | After dizzying gyrations, what's bitcoin really worth?

Sunday 17th January 2021

After the latest wild ride took cryptocurrency's poster child above $40 000 before a stomach-churning plunge, the million dollar question is how much bitcoin is actually worth. view more

News24.com | Police, SA Air Force and NSRI rescue Vanderbijlpark family of 6 trapped in home by flash flood

Sunday 17th January 2021

A stranded Vanderbijlpark family of six has been rescued from a flash flood at their home by the police, the SA Air Force and NSRI. view more

News24.com | Johan Goosen signs for Bulls - report

Sunday 17th January 2021

French-based Springbok flyhalf Johan Goosen has signed a three-year deal to join Jake White's Bulls, according to Afrikaans weekly newspaper Rapport. view more

News24.com | DEVELOPING | No evidence of murder plot in US Capitol attack - justice department

Sunday 17th January 2021

The US House of Representatives has begun its proceedings to impeach President Donald Trump for the second time in 13 months - which would make him the only president to receive rebuke twice. view more

News24.com | 'Immaculate talent' whose death leaves a huge void - ANC lauds veteran actor Sam Phillips

Sunday 17th January 2021

The ANC has described veteran actor Sam Phillips as an 'inspiration' and 'immaculate talent', following his death at the age of 72. view more

News24.com | Unlikely heroes Sundar, Thakur drag India back into 4th Test v Aussies

Sunday 17th January 2021

A pair of unlikely third-day batting heroes Sunday gave India a fighting chance of securing the draw they need in the fourth Test against Australia to retain the Border-Gavaskar Trophy. view more

News24.com | 8 trends to watch in the residential property market

Sunday 17th January 2021

Low interest rates have improved the affordability of residential property in South Africa and make up for the negative impact of the coronavirus pandemic. view more

News24.com | Proteas Covid-19 tests all return negative after arrival in Karachi

Sunday 17th January 2021

The Proteas have confirmed that all of their coronavirus tests after landing in Pakistan have returned negative. view more

News24.com | Solly Bux, businessman who helped Raymond Zondo as a student, dies

Sunday 17th January 2021

The Zondo and Bux Educational Trust has confirmed that its chairperson Suleman Bux has died. view more

Engineering News

South African Breweries cancels R2.5bn investment after latest alcohol ban

Friday 15th January 2021

South African Breweries, part of Anheuser-Busch InBev, has cancelled a further R2.5-billion rand of investment earmarked for 2021 following a third local ban on alcohol sales in the country, it said on Friday. SAB's cancelled investments in South Africa in relation to the ban now total R5-billion. In August, the maker of Carling Black Label and Castle Lager beer cancelled R2.5-billion of planned expenditure following a second alcohol ban. view more

WRC calls for expressions of interest for Water Seed funding

Friday 15th January 2021

The Water Research Commission (WRC) and the Technology Innovation Agency (TIA) are calling on interested stakeholders to apply for the Water Seed Fund programme. Higher education institutions and small and medium enterprises in the water sector have until January 29 to submit an expression of interest to be considered for funding to support their projects. view more

Covid-19 outbreak causes suspension of flights to Skukuza Airport

Friday 15th January 2021

South African private-sector airline Airlink has announced that Skukuza Airport in the Kruger National Park has been closed and will remain closed until January 28. This was due to an outbreak of Covid-19 at the Lower Sabie Rest Camp. "In order to protect our customers, crews and personnel from exposure to the virus, we have decided to halt all operations at the Skukuza Airport until the 28th January 2021," stated airline MD and CEO Rodger Foster. "We apologise to ticketholders for any inconvenience this might cause." view more

AfCFTA to aid Africa's recovery from Covid, but full-scale implementation to be challenging

Friday 15th January 2021

The advent of duty-free trade within the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) has come at a "critical time for the global economy" and will ultimately boost sustainable post-Covid-19 economic recovery for the African continent, AfCFTA Secretariat SG Wamkele Mene said during his address at the Southern Africa European CEO Dialogue, held in November. Trading under AfCFTA has been effective as of January 1, with the implementation date having been delayed by six months, owing to Covid-19-related challenges. However, Mene believes this timing may prove beneficial in terms of a post-pandemic recovery. view more

Department of Basic Education delays reopening of schools by two weeks

Friday 15th January 2021

The Department of Basic Education and the National Coronavirus Command Council announced on Friday that the reopening of private and public schools will be delayed by two weeks. The new dates for the reopening of private schools will vary depending on the calendar that they follow. For public schools and private schools which follow the same calendar, School Management Teams will report for duty on January 25, teachers will go back to school on February 1, and learners will return on Monday, February 15. The schools that have already reopened have been persuaded to consider closing and reopen on February 15. view more

Land Bank reworking debt plan after State guarantee declined

Friday 15th January 2021

South African State-owned Land Bank said on Thursday it was working on a new debt restructuring plan after the National Treasury declined to provide a partial government guarantee. The country's largest agriculture-focused lender defaulted on its debt in April and has been in talks with creditors since. view more

Association pleads with Free State transport department for road repairs

Friday 15th January 2021

Agricultural association Free State Agriculture (FSA) has directed a letter to the Free State Department of Police, Roads and Transport requesting urgent actions to repair roads for critical access in the province. This comes as recent flooding in the province has caused severe damage to roads in the province. view more

Consumers playing role in keeping plastic tubs out of landfills, says Polyco

Friday 15th January 2021

Research has highlighted that a significant proportion of consumers re-use margarine, large yoghurt and ice cream tubs made from polypropylene (PP), extending their lifespan and keeping these products out of landfill. Led by nonprofit company the Polyolefin Responsibility Organisation (Polyco), the 'PP tub re-use research' aims to guide a higher-level of repurposing for these plastic packaging items by improving their design for re-use and recyclability. view more

PepsiCo's net-zero supply chain target provides blueprint for industry, says GlobalData

Friday 15th January 2021

Following food company PepsiCo's announcement on January 14 of a plan to achieve net-zero emissions across its supply chain by 2040, data analytics and consulting company GlobalData has indicated that net-zero supply chains are the future of fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG), as 84% of consumers globally show an interest in sustainable production. "Introducing an initiative to achieve net-zero emissions is an ambitious target for any player of this size in the FMCG industry. Meeting the goal would not only aid in the battle against climate change, but also closely align with consumer demands on a global scale," says GlobalData consumer analyst Ramsey Baghdadi. view more

Cyberattacks using supply chains expected to increase in 2021, warns McAfee

Friday 15th January 2021

The December 2020 Sunburst campaign revealed the supply chain as a new attack vector that will continue to be exploited, says cybersecurity multinational McAfee senior VP and chief technology officer Steve Grobman. Sunburst exploited the SolarWinds Orion information technology (IT) monitoring and management software platform and used it to distribute a malicious software backdoor, called Sunburst, to dozens of that company's customers, including several high-profile US government agencies. 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 | Emerging markets tested by rising dollar ahead of Biden's return

Sunday 17th January 2021

A stronger U.S. dollar is proving to be an early test for emerging-market currencies on the eve of Joe Biden's inauguration. view more

News24.com | OPINION | It's Trump's money, not his brand, that should worry him

Sunday 17th January 2021

The Trump Organisation and its namesake are going to be financially squeezed after the Donald Trump leaves office as President of the United States, says Timothy O'Brien. view more

News24.com | Big Biden stimulus no balm for US stocks, Dow loses 0.6%

Sunday 17th January 2021

President-elect Joe Biden's massive plan to help the US economy didn't shake Wall Street's downbeat sentiment on Friday, with major indices losing ground in the last full trading week of Donald Trump's presidency. view more

News24.com | Loadshedding to continue as return to service delayed

Sunday 17th January 2021

Loadshedding is set to continue as the return to service of some generation units has been delayed, Eskom said in a statement on Sunday afternoon. view more

News24.com | Parched California braces for fires, blackouts

Sunday 17th January 2021

California utilities are warning that they may need to cut power to almost 280 000 homes and businesses to prevent live wires from sparking wildfires. view more

Business NEWS24

News24.com | Emerging markets tested by rising dollar ahead of Biden's return

Sunday 17th January 2021

A stronger U.S. dollar is proving to be an early test for emerging-market currencies on the eve of Joe Biden's inauguration. view more

News24.com | OPINION | It's Trump's money, not his brand, that should worry him

Sunday 17th January 2021

The Trump Organisation and its namesake are going to be financially squeezed after the Donald Trump leaves office as President of the United States, says Timothy O'Brien. view more

News24.com | Big Biden stimulus no balm for US stocks, Dow loses 0.6%

Sunday 17th January 2021

President-elect Joe Biden's massive plan to help the US economy didn't shake Wall Street's downbeat sentiment on Friday, with major indices losing ground in the last full trading week of Donald Trump's presidency. view more

News24.com | Loadshedding to continue as return to service delayed

Sunday 17th January 2021

Loadshedding is set to continue as the return to service of some generation units has been delayed, Eskom said in a statement on Sunday afternoon. view more

News24.com | Parched California braces for fires, blackouts

Sunday 17th January 2021

California utilities are warning that they may need to cut power to almost 280 000 homes and businesses to prevent live wires from sparking wildfires. view more

News24.com | Turkmenistan opens gas pumping station with eye on China

Sunday 17th January 2021

Turkmenistan on Friday opened a gas compressor station it hopes will help boost natural gas supplies to China and elsewhere. view more

News24.com | Vexed central banks brace for more damage to growth

Sunday 17th January 2021

Institutions meeting across the world are pondering the prospect of another lost quarter amid renewed lockdowns to contain the pandemic. view more

News24.com | After dizzying gyrations, what's bitcoin really worth?

Sunday 17th January 2021

After the latest wild ride took cryptocurrency's poster child above $40 000 before a stomach-churning plunge, the million dollar question is how much bitcoin is actually worth. view more

News24.com | 8 trends to watch in the residential property market

Sunday 17th January 2021

Low interest rates have improved the affordability of residential property in South Africa and make up for the negative impact of the coronavirus pandemic. view more

News24.com | Taverns and shebeens' representative body call for urgent meeting with President Ramaphosa

Saturday 16th January 2021

The Liquor Trader Formations want President Cyril Ramaphosa to allow offsite sales of alcohol sales with immediate effect. view more

News24.com | Who are you gonna call? Social media's 'ghostbusters' solve digital drama

Saturday 16th January 2021

When a business faces a social media crisis, the first two days are critical. Hence the name 48H, explain Victor Dlamini and Mike Stopforth, co-founders of consultancy 48H. view more

News24.com | I could not 'with a clean conscience' allow Eskom to be 'financially ruined' - Brian Molefe

Saturday 16th January 2021

Former Eskom CEO Brian Molefe says he blocked the Glencore deal with Eskom because it was going to financially ruin the power utility. view more

News24.com | MONEY CLINIC | I defaulted under debt review. I now have a net income of R12k. What do I do?

Saturday 16th January 2021

A Fin24 reader defaulted on his repayments while under debt review. With money to spare after his salary deductions he wants to know the way forward. view more

News24.com | WATCH | Car plants shut down as chips run short

Saturday 16th January 2021

Automakers are shutting down production due to a shortage of chips, and it's partly down to the Trump administration's war on Chinese tech firms. view more

News24.com | WATCH | UK economy pushed into reverse by November lockdown

Friday 15th January 2021

Britain's economy shrank in November for the first time since the initial Covid-19 lockdown last spring, hit by a tightening of social-distancing rules. view more

News24.com | Airlines cull South Africa routes as virus flares

Friday 15th January 2021

Several international airlines have streamlined flights to SA following travel restrictions meant to limit the spread of a new Covid-19 variant fuelling an infection resurge. view more

News24.com | MultiChoice has not monopolised the pay-TV market, inquiry hears

Friday 15th January 2021

The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (Icasa) says it is determined to stimulate competitiveness in a market MultiChoice has dominated for more than two decades. view more

News24.com | Covid-19 continues to knock Truworths' sales

Friday 15th January 2021

Clothing store Truworths says that its operations continue to be materially and negatively impacted by Covid-19 pandemic. view more

News24.com | WATCH | Trump administration takes final swipes at China

Friday 15th January 2021

The Trump administration took another swipe at China and its biggest firms on Thursday, imposing sanctions on officials and companies for alleged misdeeds in the South China Sea. view more

News24.com | WATCH | Streets of Lisbon deserted as Portugal begins new national lockdown

Friday 15th January 2021

The streets of the capital Lisbon are deserted as Portugal enters a fresh national lockdown. view more

JCCI Business News


KZN Trade & Investment

Copyright © 2021 KwaZulu-Natal Top Business
x

Get the Flash Player to see this player.