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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 | Tech gains but Dow falls as Wall Street accepts stimulus fate

Tuesday 27th October 2020

Tech stocks climbed in opening US trading on Tuesday but the Dow struggled to find traction as it became clear a new stimulus package from Congress was not going to happen. view more

News24.com | Most markets drop after virus woes hammer Wall Street

Tuesday 27th October 2020

Most Asian and European markets fell Tuesday following a sharp sell-off in New York that was fuelled by fears a coronavirus resurgence will force fresh economically painful containment measures. view more

News24.com | European stock markets steady at open

Tuesday 27th October 2020

European stock markets steadied at the start of trading Tuesday following hefty losses the previous session on soaring cases of coronavirus. view more

News24.com | Asia markets drop after virus woes hammer Wall St, Europe

Tuesday 27th October 2020

Most Asian markets fell Tuesday following a sharp sell-off in New York and Europe that was fuelled by fears a coronavirus resurgence will force fresh economically painful containment measures. view more

News24.com | Hong Kong shares end morning sharply lower

Tuesday 27th October 2020

Hong Kong stocks ended the morning session sharply lower Tuesday following heavy losses in New York and Europe as surging virus cases fanned fears about the global economic recovery. 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 | Matric exams: Class of 2020 to be examined on full curriculum

Tuesday 27th October 2020

With this year's matric exams more than a week away, Umalusi assured the Portfolio Committee on Basic Education that the class of 2020 will be assessed on the same standards of previous years, despite this year's peculiar challenges. view more

News24.com | African Bank starts retrenchment process affecting over 1 200 employees

Tuesday 27th October 2020

The bank said it anticipates a job loss ratio of 25% of the affected 1 269 staff members, meaning around 317 people or 8% of the bank's staff may be out of their jobs. view more

News24.com | 2 Gauteng police brigadiers arrested for alleged gun licence fraud

Tuesday 27th October 2020

Two Gauteng police station commanders have been implicated in the fraudulent issuing of firearm licences, bringing to 28 the number of suspects. view more

News24.com | ANC MP Bongani Bongo, 10 others accused of 'dubious land deals' totalling almost R124m

Tuesday 27th October 2020

The Hawks have fingered ANC MP Bongani Bongo and 10 others in alleged fraud and corruption amounting to almost R124 million. view more

News24.com | Senzo Meyiwa: Leaked document reveals Kelly Khumalo's cellphone records must be obtained in probe

Tuesday 27th October 2020

Cellphone records of actress and musician Kelly Khumalo may be obtained as part of the investigation into the murder of Bafana Bafana goalkeeper Senzo Meyiwa in 2014. view more

News24.com | Covid-19: Hard shutdown not the answer, says Anthony Fauci, admitting SA response better than US

Tuesday 27th October 2020

Shutting down a country is not the way to go about fighting Covid-19, said leading US infectious diseases expert Anthony Fauci, who admitted that South Africa appeared to have done better than his home country. view more

News24.com | LIVE | Petrol bombs thrown at police as Italy protests new Covid-19 restrictions

Tuesday 27th October 2020

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

News24.com | Sharks lock: Bulls errors 'very much fixable'

Tuesday 27th October 2020

Sharks lock Ruben van Heerden is confident they'll soon hit their straps despite a heavy 41-14 loss to the Bulls in Pretoria. view more

News24.com | Zane Kilian appears in court on Booth attempted murder charge

Tuesday 27th October 2020

Zane Kilian has appeared in the Cape Town Magistrate's Court on charges relating to the attempted murder of lawyer William Booth. view more

News24.com | Judge throws out case against 47 Nigerian men facing homosexuality charge

Tuesday 27th October 2020

A judge in a Nigerian court threw out a case against 47 men charged with public displays of affection with members of same sex. view more

News24.com | Sharks skipper: Bulls loss did not bruise our confidence that much

Tuesday 27th October 2020

The Sharks' confidence did not take too much of a dent despite a 41-14 defeat to the Bulls at Loftus Versfeld, skipper Lukhanyo Am insists. view more

News24.com | SCA rules in DA's favour, dismisses Gauteng govt decision to dissolve Tshwane council

Tuesday 27th October 2020

The Supreme Court of Appeal has dismissed a Gauteng government challenge against a Gauteng High Court ruling that a decision to dissolve the Tshwane municipality was unlawful. view more

News24.com | Wolseley residents say alleged 'serial killer' laughed, waved at them from police van

Tuesday 27th October 2020

Community members in Wolseley in the Western Cape are up in arms after a "serial killer" was arrested on murder charges in the Pine Valley informal settlement. view more

News24.com | Senzo Meyiwa murder: Accused deny their involvement - 'We have nothing to do with the case'

Tuesday 27th October 2020

Four of the five people accused of the murder of former Bafana Bafana goalkeeper Senzo Meyiwa say authorities have arrested the wrong people and that they have "nothing to do with the case". view more

News24.com | CSA confirms Proteas' festive season fixtures, New Year's Test leaves Cape Town

Tuesday 27th October 2020

Cricket South Africa has announced its international fixtures for the 2020/2021 season with the Wanderers, and not Newlands, set to host the New Years Test against Sri Lanka. view more

News24.com | SAA chairperson resigns ahead of possible bailout announcement from Mboweni

Tuesday 27th October 2020

The chair of the board of the embattled state-owned airline, Thandeka Mgoduso, has resigned after having been in the position for about a year. view more

News24.com | Bushiris are definitely in SA illegally - home affairs minister

Tuesday 27th October 2020

Home Affairs Minister Aaron Motsoaledi says Shepherd Bushiri and his wife are in the country illegally, and that officials from his department were "absolutely" involved in irregularities. view more

News24.com | WATCH | Five people accused of Senzo Meyiwa murder appear in Boksburg court

Tuesday 27th October 2020

Five people arrested in connection with the murder of Bafana Bafana and Orlando Pirates goalkeeper Senzo Meyiwa are expected to appear in the Boksburg Magistrate's Court. Watch live. view more

News24.com | SuperSport presenter to undergo triple bypass operation

Tuesday 27th October 2020

Popular SuperSport presenter Neil Andrews will undergo a triple bypass heart operation at the Life Fourways Hospital in Johannesburg. view more

News24.com | Senzo's murder 'might have been bigger than has been understood' - Cele after visiting family

Tuesday 27th October 2020

Police Minister Bheki Cele has said their investigation had not really confirmed the Senzo Meyiwa murder was a robbery gone wrong, but had also not conclusively shown it was a hit. view more

Engineering News

Gautrain to complete electric bus pilot project by end-2021

Tuesday 27th October 2020

The Gautrain Management Agency (GMA) is busy with a feasibility study to investigate the possible future use of alternative drivetrains in its bus fleet, says GMA COO Tshepo Kgobe. As part of this programme, the GMA expects to complete a pilot project, employing an electric bus, at the end of 2021. view more

World Bank talks with South Africa stall over State company bailouts

Tuesday 27th October 2020

The World Bank has told South Africa's government it has to cut its wage bill to qualify for a loan of as much as $2-billion and agree the money won't be used to bail out insolvent State companies, a person familiar with the situation said. Those conditions have stalled negotiations on the loan that began in April, the person said, asking not to be identified because the content of the discussions have not been made public. The World Bank said it will only comment if an agreement is reached. view more

Industrial investment will flow if South Africa 'consistently' builds 1.6 GW of wind yearly

Tuesday 27th October 2020

Leading wind-energy project developers and original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) are convinced that South Africa's plan to install 1.6 GW of new wind capacity yearly until 2030 is more than sufficient to attract large-scale industrial investment. These captains of industry warn, however, that the country will need to back-up the policy certainty currently being provided by the Integrated Resource Plan 2019 (IRP2019) with consistent implementation. view more

Lower renewables costs driving up demand - Windaba panel

Tuesday 27th October 2020

Renewables remain the lowest-cost source of new power generation in most parts of the world, with prices continuing to decline and making it a promising sector for development in most countries. The price of onshore wind, for example, declined from $86/MWh in 2009 to $53/MWh in 2019, representing a 40% decline in the last ten years, states Danish Energy Agency energy adviser Andrea Isidori. view more

Africa a dumping ground for polluting, unsafe used cars, reveals UN report

Tuesday 27th October 2020

Millions of used cars, vans and minibuses exported from Europe, the US and Japan to the developing world are of poor quality, while they also contribute significantly to air pollution, thereby hindering efforts to mitigate the effects of climate change, states a new report published by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). The report shows that between 2015 and 2018, 14-million used light-duty vehicles were exported worldwide.  view more

Icasa closes in on broadband inquiry, operators say effective spectrum allocation critical

Tuesday 27th October 2020

Two years after the completion of the priority markets inquiry in 2018, the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (Icasa) aims to wrap up its Mobile Broadband Services Inquiry by March 31, 2021. The authority, which held public hearings on the December published Discussion Document, embarked on the regulatory intervention to assess the state of competition in the provision of mobile broadband services. view more

SAA chairperson resigns ahead of possible bailout announcement from Mboweni

Tuesday 27th October 2020

Finance Minister Tito Mboweni is expected to announce some funding to get SAA off the ground again. The chair of the board of South African Airways, Thandeka Mgoduso, has resigned after having been in the position for about a year. Her resignation comes ahead of Mboweni's medium-term budget policy statement, which he will present to Parliament on Wednesday afternoon. Mboweni may announce some funding to get the national flag carrier off the ground again. view more

FDI still most important source of external finance, despite decline in 2020 - Unctad

Tuesday 27th October 2020

Global foreign direct investment (FDI) flows decreased by 49% year-on-year in the first half of this year as Covid-19-induced lockdowns around the world slowed existing investment projects and the prospects of a deep recession led multinational enterprises (MNEs) to reassess new projects. In a statement on October 27, the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (Unctad) said the decline cut across all major forms of FDI and that new greenfield investment project announcements had decreased by 37%, cross-border mergers and acquistions (M&As) by 15% and newly announced cross-border project finance deals by 25%. view more

How the virus worsened South Africa's debt woes

Tuesday 27th October 2020

South Africa is faces surging debt as the havoc wrought by the coronavirus pandemic compounds a deterioration in public finances caused by overspending, mismanagement and alleged graft during former President Jacob Zuma's nine-year rule. After cutting borrowing during years of strong economic growth from the late 1990s, the government posted its first post-apartheid budget surplus in 2007. However, Finance Minister Tito Mboweni's medium-term budget will show on Wednesday that debt levels are much higher than in 1994, when the ruling African National Congress took over an almost bankrupt state. view more

South Africa's cities to switch to solar as power monopoly ends

Tuesday 27th October 2020

South Africa's biggest cities are preparing to source their own power after the energy ministry this month approved letting them wean themselves off the state utility that's subjected cities to outages for the past 13 years. view more

KZN Business Sense

"Claims conscious" contractors a double-edged sword - Peter Barnard & Claudelle Pretorius, Cox Yeats

Tuesday 8th September 2020

.Your company's reputation is crucial. This is particularly true in the built ... view more

Improved customer service

Saturday 5th September 2020

If you would like to consider some good news during the Covid-19 pandemic, then ... view more

Durban Chamber "joins the club"

Saturday 5th September 2020

The Durban Chamber of Commerce and Industry has relocated to the Durban Country ... view more

New president for Zululand Chamber

Saturday 5th September 2020

The Zululand Chamber of Commerce & Industry (ZCCI) has appointed Thami Sitho... view more

KZN women in hospitality, travel and tourism

Saturday 5th September 2020

The announcement by President Ramaphosa to move to Alert Level 2 of the COVID-19... view more

SLG going green post Covid-19

Saturday 5th September 2020

Pollution and greenhouse gas emissions have fallen considerably as governments a... view more

Roshan Morar - Our Journey!

Saturday 5th September 2020

It's not uncommon to hear about entrepreneurs who have unrivalled success stor... view more

Durban ICC - Multi award winning centre

Saturday 5th September 2020

Opened by former president, Nelson Mandela in 1997, the Durban ICC was South Afr... view more

Durban ICC goes virtual - Scott Langley

Saturday 5th September 2020

The business of the Durban ICC is about conferences and meetings, the ve... view more

Zululand Chamber news

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Sunday 13th September 2020

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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 | African Bank starts retrenchment process affecting over 1 200 employees

Tuesday 27th October 2020

The bank said it anticipates a job loss ratio of 25% of the affected 1 269 staff members, meaning around 317 people or 8% of the bank's staff may be out of their jobs. view more

News24.com | Tech gains but Dow falls as Wall Street accepts stimulus fate

Tuesday 27th October 2020

Tech stocks climbed in opening US trading on Tuesday but the Dow struggled to find traction as it became clear a new stimulus package from Congress was not going to happen. view more

News24.com | Auctioning additional spectrum won't bring down high data costs, says watchdog

Tuesday 27th October 2020

The Competition Commission has blamed the high cost of South Africa's mobile communications on ineffective competition, not a lack of spectrum. view more

News24.com | World Bank talks with SA stall over bailouts of state-owned companies

Tuesday 27th October 2020

The World Bank has told South Africa's government it has to cut its wage bill to qualify for a loan of as much as $2 billion. view more

News24.com | AIG names new CEO, breaks up its insurance business

Tuesday 27th October 2020

Global insurer AIG announced a multi-part shake up on Monday, naming a new CEO and splitting its business in two. view more

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News24.com | African Bank starts retrenchment process affecting over 1 200 employees

Tuesday 27th October 2020

The bank said it anticipates a job loss ratio of 25% of the affected 1 269 staff members, meaning around 317 people or 8% of the bank's staff may be out of their jobs. view more

News24.com | Tech gains but Dow falls as Wall Street accepts stimulus fate

Tuesday 27th October 2020

Tech stocks climbed in opening US trading on Tuesday but the Dow struggled to find traction as it became clear a new stimulus package from Congress was not going to happen. view more

News24.com | Auctioning additional spectrum won't bring down high data costs, says watchdog

Tuesday 27th October 2020

The Competition Commission has blamed the high cost of South Africa's mobile communications on ineffective competition, not a lack of spectrum. view more

News24.com | World Bank talks with SA stall over bailouts of state-owned companies

Tuesday 27th October 2020

The World Bank has told South Africa's government it has to cut its wage bill to qualify for a loan of as much as $2 billion. view more

News24.com | AIG names new CEO, breaks up its insurance business

Tuesday 27th October 2020

Global insurer AIG announced a multi-part shake up on Monday, naming a new CEO and splitting its business in two. view more

News24.com | Johnson faces lockdown revolt from more than 50 UK Tories

Tuesday 27th October 2020

In a letter to the prime minister, the MPs warned that his pandemic strategy of targeting local areas with restrictions is damaging the economies of northern regions of the country. view more

News24.com | SAA chairperson resigns ahead of possible bailout announcement from Mboweni

Tuesday 27th October 2020

The chair of the board of the embattled state-owned airline, Thandeka Mgoduso, has resigned after having been in the position for about a year. view more

News24.com | Most markets drop after virus woes hammer Wall Street

Tuesday 27th October 2020

Most Asian and European markets fell Tuesday following a sharp sell-off in New York that was fuelled by fears a coronavirus resurgence will force fresh economically painful containment measures. view more

News24.com | European stock markets steady at open

Tuesday 27th October 2020

European stock markets steadied at the start of trading Tuesday following hefty losses the previous session on soaring cases of coronavirus. view more

News24.com | Asia markets drop after virus woes hammer Wall St, Europe

Tuesday 27th October 2020

Most Asian markets fell Tuesday following a sharp sell-off in New York and Europe that was fuelled by fears a coronavirus resurgence will force fresh economically painful containment measures. view more

News24.com | Tokyo stocks close lower on US falls

Tuesday 27th October 2020

Tokyo stocks edged lower on Tuesday as bargain-hunting purchases failed to fully offset losses in early trade following a rout on Wall Street. view more

News24.com | Hong Kong shares end morning sharply lower

Tuesday 27th October 2020

Hong Kong stocks ended the morning session sharply lower Tuesday following heavy losses in New York and Europe as surging virus cases fanned fears about the global economic recovery. view more

News24.com | Lockdowns loom for European governments running out of options

Tuesday 27th October 2020

The drastic step that no European politician wanted to take again is back on the agenda: lockdown. view more

News24.com | Pakistan opens first metro line after years of delays

Monday 26th October 2020

Pakistan's first metro line began operations Monday in the eastern city of Lahore following years of delays, in a country severely lacking public transport or modern infrastructure. view more

News24.com | State capture: 'Glaring' lack of compliance at limping Denel, inquiry hears

Tuesday 27th October 2020

Poor governance at the state-owned arms company took centre stage at the commission of inquiry into state capture on Monday. view more

News24.com | Wind producers: Expect another 30GW of renewable energy in the next decade

Monday 26th October 2020

The wind sector is positioning itself to fill the capacity gap that would be left by the planned decommissioning of about 12GW of aging Eskom coal power plants by 2030. view more

News24.com | SAP shares plummet on trimmed outlook

Monday 26th October 2020

Shares in German software giant SAP plunged on Monday after it downgraded its outlook on falling demand due to a renewed surge in coronavirus infections. view more

News24.com | Bayer spends up to $4bn on US biotech firm AskBio

Monday 26th October 2020

German pharmaceutical giant Bayer said it will buy the US-based biotech firm for as much as $4 billion as it aims to get a foothold in the rapidly growing gene-therapy market. view more

News24.com | Stocks drop on surge in virus cases, elusive US stimulus

Monday 26th October 2020

Stock markets retreated Monday with traders increasingly pessimistic that US lawmakers will pass a new stimulus package before next week's election, while spiking virus cases fanned worries about the economic impact of new containment measures. view more

News24.com | Wall Street open sharply lower on downbeat stimulus talks

Monday 26th October 2020

Downbeat comments from a White House official on the prospects of a new fiscal stimulus package for the US economy sent stocks trading much lower at the open on Monday. view more

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