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 | Stock markets weaker after chaotic Trump-Biden debate

Wednesday 30th September 2020

Global stock markets were mostly weaker Wednesday following a chaotic US presidential debate. view more

News24.com | Asian markets mostly up as Biden-Trump debate moves into focus

Tuesday 29th September 2020

The ever-present spectre of the coronavirus and the reimposition of containment measures in several countries were keeping optimism at bay. view more

News24.com | Stock markets surge, pound in focus

Monday 28th September 2020

Global markets surged ahead Monday, as bargain-buyers moved in following sell-offs triggered by virus spikes and the reimposition of economically damaging containment measures. view more

News24.com | Equity markets mixed after tough week, optimism at a premium

Friday 25th September 2020

Markets were mixed Friday at the end of another torrid week for investors, who are growing increasingly concerned about US lawmakers' failure to even hold talks on a new stimulus and surging virus infections that are prompting fresh containment measu view more

News24.com | Hong Kong stocks finish week with another loss

Friday 25th September 2020

Hong Kong shares finished a tough week with another loss Friday as traders are spooked by rising virus cases and the imposition of economically painful containment measures in several countries. 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 | SA reports 67 Covid-19-related deaths as international travel restrictions ease

Thursday 1st October 2020

South Africa will ease into international travel with a 90% Covid-19 recovery rate. view more

News24.com | Patricia de Lille | To those who have evidence of corruption against me - bring it on

Thursday 1st October 2020

Patricia de Lille writes she has inherited a rotten department after allegations of corruption were levelled against her by suspended director-general Sam Vukela. view more

News24.com | Fuming New Zealand voted for Rugby Championship dates: reports

Thursday 1st October 2020

The All Blacks' claim to have been "blindsided" by a Rugby Championship schedule that would leave its players quarantined at Christmas was in dispute Thursday as reports claimed New Zealand voted in favour of the programme. view more

News24.com | Camps Bay Airbnb collective gets eviction court date notice

Thursday 1st October 2020

The Camps Bay group intend presenting their own argument in court. view more

News24.com | NSFAS has received more than 300 000 applications so far for 2021 academic year

Thursday 1st October 2020

This was 20 000 more applications compared to the same period last year. view more

News24.com | UPDATE: ANC slapped with bill of more than R105 000 for Zim junket, documents reveal

Wednesday 30th September 2020

President Cyril Ramaphosa has made public the documentation related to the controversial SA Air Force flight to Zimbabwe by Defence Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula. view more

News24.com | LIVE | 16 734 coronavirus deaths in SA and 674 339 cases

Thursday 1st 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 | Burned out by coronavirus, millions of US women want to quit work

Wednesday 30th September 2020

One in four US working women is thinking about slowing their careers or quitting the workforce altogether because of Covid-19, research showed on Wednesday, a trend that could erase progress women have made in the ranks of business. view more

News24.com | Ramaphosa calls for climate-friendly agriculture, sustainable food production at UN meeting

Wednesday 30th September 2020

The world needs to move away from economic models that value growth for growth's sake towards a "circular economy", President Cyril Ramaphosa said. view more

News24.com | 2 win R190k in the Daily Lotto jackpot

Wednesday 30th September 2020

Two people won the Daily Lotto jackpot. view more

News24.com | 5 KZN transport department officials accused of fraud and corruption granted bail

Wednesday 30th September 2020

Five KwaZulu-Natal transport department officials have appeared in the Durban Commercial Crimes Court for alleged fraud and corruption. view more

News24.com | End of Super Rugby era leaves Bulls with bittersweet mix of feelings

Wednesday 30th September 2020

While admitting there are many variables involved, Bulls president Willem Strauss is optimistic over the franchise's future in the northern hemisphere and reflects back fondly on a 25-year chapter. view more

News24.com | Mkhwebane on Vrede Dairy Farm matter: Investigation is complete, but report must be wrapped up

Wednesday 30th September 2020

Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane said the matter was "complex" and did not only involve Free State politicians. view more

News24.com | Here are your Lotto and Lotto Plus results

Wednesday 30th September 2020

Here are your Lotto and Lotto Plus results. view more

News24.com | Mkhwebane vs Gordhan: Remarks made by Gordhan constitute criminal contempt, court hears

Wednesday 30th September 2020

The North Gauteng High Court is hearing an application to review and set aside the Public Protector's report 24 of 2019/20. view more

News24.com | Free State asbestos case: 6 arrested 'face 60 charges', one suspect still at large

Wednesday 30th September 2020

The arrests are linked to an investigation into alleged corruption and fraud in the housing programme in the Free State, amounting to R255 million. view more

News24.com | Icasa set to publish long-awaited invitations to apply for spectrum

Wednesday 30th September 2020

Icasa will make available 406 MHz of spectrum for mobile broadband services and has taken measures to ensure that smaller players are not disadvantaged. view more

News24.com | SA's trade surplus widens, but it could be thwarted by renewed lockdown restrictions

Wednesday 30th September 2020

The August trade surplus widened, as export activity picked up in line with rising global demand. view more

News24.com | WATCH: Anger after Indian police cremate gang-rape victim, family says they weren't consulted

Wednesday 30th September 2020

Indian police were accused of cremating the body a teenaged "untouchable" Dalit woman against her family's wishes after she died following an alleged gang-rape by four upper-caste men - the latest sexual assault to shock the country. view more

News24.com | International students wishing to return to SA to be subjected to Covid-19 testing

Wednesday 30th September 2020

International students wishing to return to South African universities, will be subjected to Covid-19 testing before being admitted back to class. view more

Engineering News

Koeberg's 20-year life extension marks steam-generator milestone

Wednesday 30th September 2020

The steam generator replacement project, which is central to Eskom's R20-billion programme to extend the 40-year design life of the Koeberg nuclear power station by a further 20 years, marked a major milestone this week with the arrival of the first units in Cape Town. The project, which was sanctioned by the Eskom board in 2010 and approved by the National Nuclear Regulator, involves the replacement of all six steam generators at Koeberg's two units. view more

Gautrain extension will improve Gauteng's competitiveness, says GMA

Wednesday 30th September 2020

Even if the next phase of the Gautrain rail system were to get the green light from National Treasury today, it would take three to four years before construction could start on the project, says Gautrain Management Agency (GMA) CEO William Dachs. "This is a very ambitious, long-term plan," he notes. "This is why we need to move on this, because we have such long lead times. This is a massive build programme that will take 20 and 30 years." view more

PPC given dispensation to delay results as it finalises restructuring and refinancing

Wednesday 30th September 2020

Cement producer PPC, which was expected to report 2020 financial results by September 30, reported on Wednesday that it has received dispensation from the JSE to delay the announcement to the week of October 5. The extension was granted in light of the impact the Covid-19 pandemic had on the business and the complexities of finalising the year-end audit, as well as the impact of the restructuring and refinancing project under way. view more

Transformation in construction materials sector requires closer scrutiny

Wednesday 30th September 2020

Large stakeholders in the construction materials sector need to be more closely scrutinised to determine their true transformation, especially in terms of the empowerment of women, Human Settlements director general Mbulelo Tshangana said on September 30. He spoke during the Social Housing Regulatory Authority's virtual investment summit on September 30, during which he pointed out that, in terms of social housing project development, a significant cost driver was that of procuring construction materials. view more

SHRA plans to debottleneck project pipeline, increase housing unit delivery

Wednesday 30th September 2020

The Social Housing Regulatory Authority (SHRA) is planning to collaborate and develop mechanisms to remove bottleneck in its pipeline of projects in an effort to roll-out a greater number of affordable housing units, says SHRA CEO Rory Gallocher. He spoke during the SHRA's virtual investment summit on September 30, during which he pointed out that, for the past five years, the SHRA project pipeline had been limited to introducing only between 3 000 and 3 500 units a year. view more

Icasa to issue spectrum ITAs

Wednesday 30th September 2020

The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (Icasa) will publish the invitations to apply (ITAs) for the licensing process for the Wireless Open Access Network (Woan) and the International Mobile Telephony (IMT) spectrum no later than October 2. Icasa, in a September 30 briefing to media, outlined its proposed plans for when it starts the auction licensing process in March next year. view more

South Africa says tourists from high-risk countries still barred from October 1

Wednesday 30th September 2020

Leisure travellers from countries with coronavirus infection rates higher than South Africa, including Britain, the United States and France, will not be permitted to enter when South Africa's borders open up on October 1, Ministers said on Wednesday. But business travellers from countries considered "high-risk," which also include the Netherlands, Russia and India, with scarce and critical skills including diplomats, repatriated persons and investors will be allowed to enter, Foreign Minister Naledi Pandor said. view more

UIF to process Covid-19 TERS claims for September period from Oct 1

Wednesday 30th September 2020

The Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF) will, from October 1, start processing Covid-19 Temporary Employer-Employee Relief Scheme (TERS) applications for the period covering August 16 to September 15.  "To apply for the September period, employers are required to upload documentation that includes a signed approval or acceptance letter, a bank confirmation letter, proof of payment to employees and refund to the UIF - if applicable," says acting UIF Commissioner Marsha Bronkhorst. view more

Two of BioTherm's solar plants start feeding into the grid

Wednesday 30th September 2020

The Aggeneys Solar and Konkoonsies II Solar utility-scale solar plants, in the Northern Cape, have started commercial operations. The plants add 132 MW to South Africa's power generation capacity and together generate 33.3 GWh/y of clean energy. view more

Nampak optimistic about market conditions for the months ahead

Wednesday 30th September 2020

JSE-listed Nampak Group says the 11 months from October 1, 2019, to August 31, were characterised by a weak economic climate and pressure on consumers' disposable income. This was further exacerbated by an even more challenging period from March as lockdown measures were implemented by governments in most sectors to combat the spread of Covid-19 . 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

Excellence through Collaboration

Friday 22nd November 2019

Share in the excitement of the winners at the 2019 Business Excellence Awards. view more

Excellence through Collaboration

Friday 22nd November 2019

The annual Business Excellence Awards were held at the Umfolozi Casino on 15 November 2019 and it was indeed the ZCCI’s premier event of the year. However, without the generous sponsorship of our partners, an event of this magnitude would not be possible. Therefore, a heartfelt thank you to: RBCTCoca-ColaTronoxMondiSouth 32RBIDZAirlinkUmfolozi Casino1 KZN TVBidvest Tank view more

Tourism Workshop

Wednesday 6th November 2019

All stakeholders in the Tourism environment are invited to a workshop on 27 November 2019. Cost R250pp. Book your space by calling Lihle Msweli on 035 797 1807 or email Njabulo at tourism@zcci.co.za view more

Excellence through Collaboration

Tuesday 15th October 2019

You are invited to the annual Business Excellence Awards. Book your seats today! view more

Excellence through Collaboration

Tuesday 10th September 2019

It is time for the annual Business Excellence Awards and nominations are open. Please note that both members and non-members can nominate Zululand companies, worthy of an award. Contact Lihle Msweli on 035 797 1807 or marketing@zcci.co.za for nomination forms and more information. view more

Women and Leadership Seminar

Thursday 15th August 2019

Join us for our Women's month special, empower the women around you and improve the overall performance of your business.Book now for “Women in Leadership” training – the costs are R200 for ZCCI members and R300 for non-members. The Seminar starts at 8am. view more

SMME Seminar

Monday 5th August 2019

Leadership training

Monday 29th July 2019

ZCCI Chamber Manager appointed

Thursday 20th June 2019

Vanessa Ncobela has been appointed as new ZCCI Chamber Manager. She has over 15 years corporate communication and stakeholder relations experience. Moreover she has worked for local corporates such as Foskor and Richards Bay Minerals. view more

Chamber is hiring

Monday 17th June 2019

Training and Events Co-ordinator The Zululand Chamber of Commerce and Industry has a vacancy for a Training and Events Co-ordinator in our Richards Bay office. The ideal candidate will be responsible for: Identify training needs for chamber members Develop and manage  the annual training and events calendar Regular and constructive liaison to companies Promotion of view more

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 | Tiger Brands concludes R100 million sale of abattoir

Wednesday 30th September 2020

Tiger Brands announced that it would be disposing of its value added meats business after the listeriosis tragedy. view more

News24.com | About 4 000 of SA's super-rich left over the past 10 years, a report shows

Wednesday 30th September 2020

About 4 000 of SA's high net worth individuals likely left over the past decade, according to Andrew Amoils, a wealth analyst at New World Wealth. view more

News24.com | Credit extensions slow as households and businesses brace for uncertain future

Wednesday 30th September 2020

Private sector credit extensions decelerated to 3.9% in August. Both corporate and household credit growth slowed. view more

News24.com | Stock markets weaker after chaotic Trump-Biden debate

Wednesday 30th September 2020

Global stock markets were mostly weaker Wednesday following a chaotic US presidential debate. view more

News24.com | Capitec's earnings tank by 78% due to R4.2 billion hole created by the lockdown

Wednesday 30th September 2020

Capitec says the lockdown negatively affected all areas of its business for the six months ended on 31 August, save for active client numbers, which grew. view more

Business NEWS24

News24.com | Tiger Brands concludes R100 million sale of abattoir

Wednesday 30th September 2020

Tiger Brands announced that it would be disposing of its value added meats business after the listeriosis tragedy. view more

News24.com | About 4 000 of SA's super-rich left over the past 10 years, a report shows

Wednesday 30th September 2020

About 4 000 of SA's high net worth individuals likely left over the past decade, according to Andrew Amoils, a wealth analyst at New World Wealth. view more

News24.com | Credit extensions slow as households and businesses brace for uncertain future

Wednesday 30th September 2020

Private sector credit extensions decelerated to 3.9% in August. Both corporate and household credit growth slowed. view more

News24.com | Stock markets weaker after chaotic Trump-Biden debate

Wednesday 30th September 2020

Global stock markets were mostly weaker Wednesday following a chaotic US presidential debate. view more

News24.com | Capitec's earnings tank by 78% due to R4.2 billion hole created by the lockdown

Wednesday 30th September 2020

Capitec says the lockdown negatively affected all areas of its business for the six months ended on 31 August, save for active client numbers, which grew. view more

News24.com | China's coal industry unflinching over 2060 zero-carbon goal

Wednesday 30th September 2020

It will likely be business as usual for years to come for coal companies even after President Xi Jinping's surprise announcement that China wants to be carbon neutral by 2060, according to industry officials. view more

News24.com | Asian markets mostly up as Biden-Trump debate moves into focus

Tuesday 29th September 2020

The ever-present spectre of the coronavirus and the reimposition of containment measures in several countries were keeping optimism at bay. view more

News24.com | Zimbabwe seeks to slow exodus of doctors as economy collapses

Monday 28th September 2020

Zimbabwe's two-decade economic collapse is touching new lows with inflation at more than 750% and the country's currency collapsing. view more

News24.com | Cement maker PPC delays results once again after discovering accounting errors

Wednesday 30th September 2020

PPC now says the results will be ready next week, citing the impact of Covid-19, "complexities" in concluding its year-end audit & the impact of an ongoing restructuring process. view more

News24.com | Debt laden-Ascendis Health looks to Africa for long-term growth

Wednesday 30th September 2020

Covid-19 got the public and government "working together a lot sooner than perhaps people would have thought," says Ascendis Health CEO Mark Sardi. view more

News24.com | African cattle bred for toughness tested by climate change

Monday 28th September 2020

Through strategic breeding, African cattle are resilient to drought, heat waves and disease, according to a genetic analysis released Monday. view more

News24.com | South Africa, China to revamp 10-year strategic cooperation plan

Monday 28th September 2020

The new plan will focus on collaboration in areas including higher education, skills transfer, health, the digital economy, science and technology. view more

News24.com | OPINION | Asset managers need to check excessive executive pay

Monday 28th September 2020

SA's current flawed remuneration system benefits a few key decision-makers while ignoring the interests of ordinary pensioners, savers and investors. view more

News24.com | SA's factory gate inflation rises to five-month high

Monday 28th September 2020

SA's annual producer price inflation had dipped during SA's stringent lockdown earlier in the year. view more

News24.com | Treasury seeks conditions on SAA loan guarantees

Monday 28th September 2020

National Treasury wants strict conditions attached to any guarantees it provides for loans to the country's embattled state airline, according to two people familiar with the matter. view more

News24.com | Trump ban on TikTok is temporarily blocked by federal judge

Monday 28th September 2020

TikTok's owner, ByteDance, requested the hold after the president ordered the app out of US stores unless the company sold a stake in its US operations to a domestic buyer. view more

News24.com | OPINION | The reality of recovery for SA's devastated hospitality industry

Monday 28th September 2020

The hospitality industry is feeling some relief with the easing of lockdown. But the truth is that hospitality leaders will need to build resilience to cope. view more

News24.com | US imposes restrictions on exports to China's top chipmaker

Sunday 27th September 2020

The Trump administration has taken aim at another prominent Chinese technology company, adding to tensions between the two countries over the critical industry. view more

News24.com | Mango still locked in 'critical discussions' with fleet maintenance group

Sunday 27th September 2020

The low-cost carrier says it "hopeful of a resolution" as it talks continue with SAA Technical over payments. view more

News24.com | Free State municipality refuses to pay Eskom debt, despite attachment of its bank account

Saturday 26th September 2020

Eskom says Maluti-a-Phofung has not paid a cent of its R5.4 billion electricity debt, but is paying its other debt obligations. view more

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