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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 | European stock markets dip at open

Monday 18th January 2021

Europe's main stock markets fell in opening deals on Monday, with London's benchmark FTSE 100 index down 0.1% at 6 728.14 points. view more

News24.com | Hong Kong stocks finish higher

Monday 18th January 2021

Hong Kong stocks finished on a positive note Monday as investors welcomed data showing China's economy expanded at a quicker pace than expected last year. view more

News24.com | Most Asia stocks down after gains, China growth beats expectations

Monday 18th January 2021

Most markets fell Monday as investors took a breather following a recent rally, though Hong Kong and Shanghai enjoyed gains after data showed China's economy grew more than expected last year. view more

News24.com | Tokyo stocks close lower

Monday 18th January 2021

Tokyo stocks closed lower Monday on profit-taking after falls on Wall Street with US President-elect Joe Biden's $1.9-trillion stimulus plan largely priced in. 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

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 | Nzimande to brief SA on tertiary institutions' reopening, as Covid-19 deaths breach 37 000

Monday 18th 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 | Struggling Eskom maintains stage 2 load shedding as panic swirls

Monday 18th January 2021

As South Africa kicked off a new week with stage 2 load shedding, speculation is afoot yet again that the energy problem in the country is worse than Eskom will admit. view more

News24.com | Pfizer: Covid-19 vaccine deliveries to slow in late January

Monday 18th January 2021

Pfizer expects lower coronavirus vaccine deliveries for a stretch beginning in late January in order to lift output later this winter and throughout 2021, the drugmaker said Friday. view more

News24.com | Vanishing act: Only the missing CEO of bitcoin trader MTI can give answers, says employee

Monday 18th January 2021

The CEO of South African bitcoin trading planform MTI, which was provisionally liquidated in late December after it stopped paying out funds, has not been heard from in four weeks. 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 | Joburg private school makes about-turn with roster, postpones scheduled camps

Monday 18th January 2021

Johannesburg private school Helpmekaar Kollege has made an about-turn on its return-to-school schedules and planned activities for the year. view more

News24.com | SA cricket legend Graeme Pollock on the mend after latest health setback

Monday 18th January 2021

The 76-year-old, who suffers from two major conditions, was in the hospital again over the past week, but has recovered. view more

News24.com | Shabir Madhi | South Africa failed to get its act together on vaccines: here's how

Monday 18th January 2021

Besides the reality that the country doesn't yet have the 80 million doses of Covid-19 vaccine required for 40 million people, very little planning has gone into how these vaccines are going to be deployed, writes Shabir Madhi. view more

News24.com | DEVELOPING | FBI screens troops ahead of inauguration, no evidence of murder plot in Capitol attack

Monday 18th 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 | Eastern Cape man allegedly shot twice by men looking for booze

Monday 18th January 2021

A 54-year-old man from Ikamvelihle in the Eastern Cape has been shot, allegedly by two men who broke into his home looking for alcohol. view more

News24.com | Northern Cape cops nail shebeen 'kingpin' in Kimberley

Monday 18th January 2021

Northern Cape police closed down the shebeen of a "kingpin" when they bust him allegedly dealing in liquor illegally. view more

News24.com | Covid-19: SA records 12 267 new infections and 254 new deaths

Monday 18th January 2021

KwaZulu-Natal recorded the most confirmed active cases with 64 016, followed by Gauteng with 45 363 and the Western Cape with 40 437. view more

News24.com | Gift of the Givers opens upgraded accommodation for medical staff at Bisho Hospital in EC

Monday 18th January 2021

Disaster Relief Non-Profit Organisation, Gift of the Givers will open the doors of a R3 million newly renovated facility to serve as accommodation for doctors at Bisho Hospital in the Eastern Cape. view more

News24.com | One Daily Lotto player wins jackpot

Sunday 17th January 2021

One Daily Lotto player walked away with the Sunday jackpot of R234 723. view more

News24.com | DA claims work stoppages at Bronkhorstspruit Hospital, but provincial govt says work continues

Sunday 17th January 2021

The DA says "greedy" sub-contractors and a local ANC councillor in Bronkhorstspruit have been hobbling efforts to complete 150 new beds for Covid-19 at Bronkhorstspruit Hospital. view more

News24.com | Lockdown and booze: Joburg restaurant managers arrested for serving alcohol to patrons

Sunday 17th January 2021

Managers of two popular restaurants in Sandton and Silverton were arrested over the weekend for selling liquor to patrons. view more

News24.com | Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula mourns death of KZN MEC Bheki Ntuli due to Covid-19

Sunday 17th January 2021

Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula has mourned the death of KwaZulu-Natal MEC Bheki Ntuli, saying it is a sore reminder of the collective loss suffered by the sector. 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 | Man United stay top of Premier League after draw with Liverpool

Sunday 17th January 2021

Manchester United remain top of the English Premier League standings after 0-0 draw with Liverpool at Anfield. view more

News24.com | KZN to work on Covid-19 vaccination sites as it prepares for arrival of vaccines - Zikalala

Sunday 17th January 2021

KwaZulu-Nata (KZN) Premier Sihle Zikalala says the province is planning to get the ball running in working on Covid-19 vaccination sites in all districts to ensure they are in a good state of readiness for when it arrives. view more

Engineering News

Mavuso bemoans govt exacerbating uncertainty

Monday 18th January 2021

Business Leadership South Africa CEO Busi Mavuso has expressed her view on government spending an increasing amount of time in court defending its regulations to control the spread of Covid-19. She refers to the South African Breweries (SAB) having gone to court to challenge the alcohol ban, with the restaurant industry now doing the same. view more

Eskom to resume power cuts in South Africa on Monday

Monday 18th January 2021

South Africa's state power utility Eskom said on Sunday that a nationwide phased power cut due to end on Sunday would resume from Monday morning because some generating units were not yet operational. "As the return to service of some generation units has been delayed ... Stage 2 loadshedding will be implemented from 5:00 tomorrow morning," Eskom tweeted. view more

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

Total complete sale of interest in Nigerian onshore oil mining lease

Monday 18th January 2021

Energy company Total has completed the divestment of its 10% interest in onshore oil mining lease 17 to Nigerian company TNOG Oil and Gas, a company related to Heirs Holdings and Transnational Corporation of Nigeria, for about $180-million. About $150-million was paid at completion of the transaction, with the balance to be paid under an agreed deferred payment scheme. 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

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 | Struggling Eskom maintains stage 2 load shedding as panic swirls

Monday 18th January 2021

As South Africa kicked off a new week with stage 2 load shedding, speculation is afoot yet again that the energy problem in the country is worse than Eskom will admit. view more

News24.com | Pfizer: Covid-19 vaccine deliveries to slow in late January

Monday 18th January 2021

Pfizer expects lower coronavirus vaccine deliveries for a stretch beginning in late January in order to lift output later this winter and throughout 2021, the drugmaker said Friday. view more

News24.com | European stock markets dip at open

Monday 18th January 2021

Europe's main stock markets fell in opening deals on Monday, with London's benchmark FTSE 100 index down 0.1% at 6 728.14 points. view more

News24.com | Hong Kong stocks finish higher

Monday 18th January 2021

Hong Kong stocks finished on a positive note Monday as investors welcomed data showing China's economy expanded at a quicker pace than expected last year. view more

News24.com | Most Asia stocks down after gains, China growth beats expectations

Monday 18th January 2021

Most markets fell Monday as investors took a breather following a recent rally, though Hong Kong and Shanghai enjoyed gains after data showed China's economy grew more than expected last year. view more

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News24.com | Struggling Eskom maintains stage 2 load shedding as panic swirls

Monday 18th January 2021

As South Africa kicked off a new week with stage 2 load shedding, speculation is afoot yet again that the energy problem in the country is worse than Eskom will admit. view more

News24.com | Pfizer: Covid-19 vaccine deliveries to slow in late January

Monday 18th January 2021

Pfizer expects lower coronavirus vaccine deliveries for a stretch beginning in late January in order to lift output later this winter and throughout 2021, the drugmaker said Friday. view more

News24.com | European stock markets dip at open

Monday 18th January 2021

Europe's main stock markets fell in opening deals on Monday, with London's benchmark FTSE 100 index down 0.1% at 6 728.14 points. view more

News24.com | Hong Kong stocks finish higher

Monday 18th January 2021

Hong Kong stocks finished on a positive note Monday as investors welcomed data showing China's economy expanded at a quicker pace than expected last year. view more

News24.com | Most Asia stocks down after gains, China growth beats expectations

Monday 18th January 2021

Most markets fell Monday as investors took a breather following a recent rally, though Hong Kong and Shanghai enjoyed gains after data showed China's economy grew more than expected last year. view more

News24.com | Tokyo stocks close lower

Monday 18th January 2021

Tokyo stocks closed lower Monday on profit-taking after falls on Wall Street with US President-elect Joe Biden's $1.9-trillion stimulus plan largely priced in. view more

News24.com | Vanishing act: Only the missing CEO of bitcoin trader MTI can give answers, says employee

Monday 18th January 2021

The CEO of South African bitcoin trading planform MTI, which was provisionally liquidated in late December after it stopped paying out funds, has not been heard from in four weeks. view more

News24.com | Samsung billionaire heir ordered back to prison for bribery

Monday 18th January 2021

The ruling creates a vacuum atop the world's largest producer of memory chips, smartphones and consumer appliances view more

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 | OPINION | How to make Google and Facebook care about privacy

Sunday 17th January 2021

Take a lesson from the story of photo app Ever, says Cathy O'Neil. 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

Monday 18th 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

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