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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 | Markets welcome Biden presidency with healthy gains

Thursday 21st January 2021

Asian and European markets welcomed Joe Biden's first day as US president with broad gains Thursday as investors looked forward with optimism about his economic and Covid-19 recovery plans. view more

News24.com | European stocks extend gains on Biden bounce

Thursday 21st January 2021

European stock markets rose at the start of trading Thursday, extending a bounce on the back of Joe Biden taking office as US president. view more

News24.com | Hong Kong stocks close lower

Thursday 21st January 2021

Hong Kong stocks ended slightly lower Thursday as profit-takers moved in after five days of gains that have pushed the market to its highest in 20 months. view more

News24.com | Tokyo stocks close higher on US rallies

Thursday 21st January 2021

Tokyo stocks closed higher Thursday, extending US rallies on hopes of new stimulus after President Joe Biden took office. view more

News24.com | Global markets firmer on Biden inauguration

Wednesday 20th January 2021

World stock markets mostly rose Wednesday as investors awaited the inauguration of Joe Biden and took heart from comments by his Treasury nominee Janet Yellen on pushing through the new president's coronavirus stimulus package. 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 | Public Protector appears in court, case postponed as NPA announces it's ready for trial

Thursday 21st January 2021

Advocate Busisiwe Mkhwebane has become the first Public Protector to appear in court on criminal charges. view more

News24.com | Mashaba launches campaign opposing tax hike to fund Covid-19 vaccines

Thursday 21st January 2021

Herman Mashaba says the #CutTheFat campaign calls on all South Africans to draw a line in the sand and say "this far and no further" to excessive government spending. view more

News24.com | SA needs a sustainable way to deal with its debt, says Ramaphosa advisor Trudi Makhaya

Thursday 21st January 2021

Trudi Makhaya, economic advisor to President Cyril Ramaphosa, told a webinar on the progress made on the National Development Plan on that debt consolidation shouldn't be too aggressive view more

News24.com | Would-be robber who used toy gun shot dead by motorist in Johannesburg

Thursday 21st January 2021

A man who brandished a toy gun and tried to rob a motorist stuck in traffic in Johannesburg, has been shot dead. view more

News24.com | 'We've had our challenges': Proteas' conditioning coach

Thursday 21st January 2021

The Proteas have boxed smartly to limit the player-preparedness drawbacks attached to Covid-19, their strength coach tells Rob Houwing. view more

News24.com | LIVE | SA records 1 369 426 Covid-19 cases and 38 854 deaths, Africa death rate overtakes global rate

Thursday 21st 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 | Cricket SA interim board term extended by a month having 'gained favour of cricket lovers'

Thursday 21st January 2021

Cricket South Africa's interim board will continue to operate for at least another month, sports minister Nathi Mthethwa has confirmed. view more

News24.com | DEVELOPING | 'Democracy has prevailed': Biden becomes 46th American president

Thursday 21st January 2021

US President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris have been inaugurated at the US Capitol on Wednesday. view more

News24.com | Vosloorus man arrested for allegedly killing girlfriend, selling her car

Thursday 21st January 2021

A 32-year-old man was arrested at his Vosloorus home for the 11 January murder of his girlfriend, who is the mother of his 2-year-old son. view more

News24.com | Covid-19 grant beneficiaries pay up to R150 for a place in post office queue

Thursday 21st January 2021

Msunduzi municipality security guards used sjamboks to disperse a group of amaphara after chaos erupted in the queue. view more

News24.com | Unlawfully wedded: Eastern Cape woman paid local women to 'marry' foreign nationals

Thursday 21st January 2021

Nomabandla Manjezi has been convicted of recruiting young women and paying them between R200 and R300 each to marry Bangladeshi nationals. view more

News24.com | SA rugby franchises could have a future in European Champions Cup

Thursday 21st January 2021

EPCR chairperson Simon Halliday says he expects SA's PRO16 Rainbow Cup teams to become part of the European Champions Cup and Challenge Cup competitions. view more

News24.com | Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane to make first court appearance, facing perjury charges

Thursday 21st January 2021

The Public Protector, advocate Busisiwe Mkhwebane, is expected to make her first appearance in the Pretoria Magistrate's Court on Thursday. She is facing three counts of perjury. view more

News24.com | OPINION | US envoy to SA: Amid change, an enduring partnership will remain

Thursday 21st January 2021

With the inauguration of Joe Biden as the US's 46th president, there was a change of transition of authority that played out in government offices across America and US embassies around the world. John Groarke, the ?Charge d'Affaires ad interim at the US Embassy explains.. view more

News24.com | WATCH | Kia shares soar on reports of link to Apple car

Thursday 21st January 2021

Kia shares jumped after media reports in South Korea linked it to Apple's rumoured electric car project. view more

News24.com | SAPS Special Task Force member shot in Pretoria, 4 arrested

Thursday 21st January 2021

Police have arrested four suspects following the shooting of a SAPS Special Task Force member and the hijacking of a state vehicle. view more

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

Wednesday 20th January 2021

Here are the winning Lotto and Lotto Plus numbers from the Wednesday, 20 January, draw. view more

News24.com | 'Democracy has prevailed': Biden becomes 46th president

Wednesday 20th January 2021

Joe Biden on Wednesday became the 46th president of the United States with a call to unity, vowing to bridge deep divides and defeat domestic extremism two weeks after a mob attack tried to undo his election victory. view more

News24.com | China sanctions Pompeo, other Trump officials as his term ends

Wednesday 20th January 2021

China imposed sanctions on ex-Secretary of State Michael Pompeo and other Trump administration officials as Joe Biden was being inaugurated, saying they made "crazy moves". view more

News24.com | Eastern Cape police call on public to help it find two escaped awaiting trial prisoners

Wednesday 20th January 2021

Eastern Cape police are seeking for public assistance in locating two prisoners that escaped from Bisho High court and Ngqeleni Magistrate's court. view more

Engineering News

Oxygen supply hampered by logistical issues, but there are adequate reserves, say suppliers

Thursday 21st January 2021

Industrial gases company Afrox has confirmed that it has adequate reserves of liquid oxygen in storage across South Africa and that it has supplied oxygen as required by public and private hospitals in all provinces at substantially higher than normal demand levels. In response to questions from Engineering News, Afrox corporate and marketing communications manager Nolundi Rawana explained that, in understanding medical oxygen supply, the supply chain of converting the oxygen contained in the atmosphere into a pure liquid state and transport it through various logistical means and delivery systems back into a gas and into the lungs of a patient, must be considered. view more

Motus sharpens aim at used-car market with launch of Motus Select

Thursday 21st January 2021

The JSE-listed Motus group has kicked off the year with the launch of Motus Select, which replaces the long-standing Imperial Select as the retail motor group's pre-owned vehicle brand. Traditionally Motus Select was the used-car brand for only the Motus Hyundai, Kia and Renault multifranchise dealers.  view more

Obituary: Eric Samson, a great loss for the steel industry and the country 

Thursday 21st January 2021

In this tribute, Macsteel Global chairperson Mick Davis reflects on the life and contribution of Eric Samson, who he describes as  softly spoken, compassionate and generous. It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of the founder and majority shareholder of the Macsteel Group, Eric Samson. view more

NUM tackles De Ruyter over Eskom's poor performance, load-shedding

Thursday 21st January 2021

The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) on Thursday said it is unhappy with the load-shedding being carried out in South Africa and "very disappointed" with the performance of Eskom under the leadership of chief executive André de Ruyter. "The current management team has taken the country to stage 6 for the first time in the history of this country. This team is perpetually failing to produce sufficient power to avoid load-shedding. Under this leadership, load-shedding is expected to be with us for the next two to three years," said Khangela Baloyi, NUM Eskom energy sector co-ordinator. view more

South African air and defence show scheduled for March has been cancelled

Thursday 21st January 2021

The Aerospace and Defence Trade Show (ADTS) 2021, scheduled for late March at Lanseria International Airport, has been cancelled. This is consequence of the great uncertainties presented by the continuing Covid-19 pandemic, with South Africa now experiencing its second wave of the disease. "The decision to cancel was not an easy one, however the health and safety of all concerned, together with adhering to the prescripts of the law, is of absolute importance to us," explained South African Aerospace, Maritime and Defence Industries Association acting Executive Director and ADTS 2021 executive committee Chairperson Sandile Ndlovu. "We've looked at all the possible scenarios and really want to thank all exhibitors and sponsors for their patience and unwavering support in the past months leading to this difficult yet essential decision." view more

Platinum group metals demand set to overwhelm supply balance - Davis

Thursday 21st January 2021

Long-serving precious metals consultant Dr David Davis has reached the conclusion, after a comprehensive study, that the demand for platinum group metals (PGMs) is poised to outstrip stagnant supply. Davis, who has spent several months carrying out a 'deep dive' into the future of PGMs for precious metals researchers in Singapore, Australia and the UK,  has concluded that PGM demand will overwhelm the balance in as few as two to three years. view more

South African wealth tax could raise R160bn, study shows

Wednesday 20th January 2021

An annual wealth tax on the net worth of South Africa's richest people could raise as much as R160-billion and would narrow inequality in a nation where the most affluent 1% of the population own 55% of personal wealth, a study showed. The study, carried out by groups including the World Inequality Lab of which Thomas Piketty is co-director, assessed personal wealth in South Africa and proposed a range of taxes on net wealth of above R3.82-million, or the top 1% of the population. view more

MultiChoice to give bursaries to 236 students, worth R26m

Wednesday 20th January 2021

About 236 students will benefit from bursaries to be awarded by MultiChoice South Africa (SA), worth R26-million, in 2021. The bursaries will be provided to students in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics, broadcasting, media, film and television, human resources, finance, economics, law, communications, UI/UX/CX design, consumer insights and advertising. view more

More doors close in South Africa's hospitality industry, owing to pandemic

Wednesday 20th January 2021

The Federated Hospitality Association of South Africa (Fedhasa) is concerned with the increasing losses of income being reported in the hospitality industry. The continued financial strain being placed upon the industry is further evidence of the need for an accelerated rollout of South Africa's vaccination programme, the association lamented in a statement on January 20. view more

Courtyard Hotel Waterfall City set to welcome new guests

Wednesday 20th January 2021

Situated close to the iconic Mall of Africa, as well as the Sandton and Midrand central business districts (CBDs), the new Courtyard Hotel at Waterfall City, in Midrand, is officially welcoming guests. The hotel is within walking distance of the Mall of Africa's various amenities and is close to the Gautrain bus service and a secure bicycle parking facility, which means the hotel takes advantage of its location within the Waterfall City development to promote the use of sustainable public transport. 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 | Fauci pledges US Covax support in re-engagement with WHO

Thursday 21st January 2021

US infectious-disease chief Anthony Fauci pledged his country's commitment to the World Health Organisation, including membership in a global effort to deploy Covid-19 vaccines. view more

News24.com | Capitec will refund interest if you repay your loans after Covid-19 relief break

Thursday 21st January 2021

Capitec says it has already refunded more than R160 million to customers and will pay another R60 million this month. view more

News24.com | SA needs a sustainable way to deal with its debt, says Ramaphosa advisor Trudi Makhaya

Thursday 21st January 2021

Trudi Makhaya, economic advisor to President Cyril Ramaphosa, told a webinar on the progress made on the National Development Plan on that debt consolidation shouldn't be too aggressive view more

News24.com | Data shows that Black Friday did nothing to salvage sinking retail sales

Thursday 21st January 2021

Retail sales have been negative for the most part of 2020 largely due to the Covid-19 pandemic and lockdown restrictions but even after the hard lockdown has been lifted, retail is still struggling. view more

News24.com | Markets welcome Biden presidency with healthy gains

Thursday 21st January 2021

Asian and European markets welcomed Joe Biden's first day as US president with broad gains Thursday as investors looked forward with optimism about his economic and Covid-19 recovery plans. view more

Business NEWS24

News24.com | Fauci pledges US Covax support in re-engagement with WHO

Thursday 21st January 2021

US infectious-disease chief Anthony Fauci pledged his country's commitment to the World Health Organisation, including membership in a global effort to deploy Covid-19 vaccines. view more

News24.com | Capitec will refund interest if you repay your loans after Covid-19 relief break

Thursday 21st January 2021

Capitec says it has already refunded more than R160 million to customers and will pay another R60 million this month. view more

News24.com | SA needs a sustainable way to deal with its debt, says Ramaphosa advisor Trudi Makhaya

Thursday 21st January 2021

Trudi Makhaya, economic advisor to President Cyril Ramaphosa, told a webinar on the progress made on the National Development Plan on that debt consolidation shouldn't be too aggressive view more

News24.com | Data shows that Black Friday did nothing to salvage sinking retail sales

Thursday 21st January 2021

Retail sales have been negative for the most part of 2020 largely due to the Covid-19 pandemic and lockdown restrictions but even after the hard lockdown has been lifted, retail is still struggling. view more

News24.com | Markets welcome Biden presidency with healthy gains

Thursday 21st January 2021

Asian and European markets welcomed Joe Biden's first day as US president with broad gains Thursday as investors looked forward with optimism about his economic and Covid-19 recovery plans. view more

News24.com | Hong Kong stocks close lower

Thursday 21st January 2021

Hong Kong stocks ended slightly lower Thursday as profit-takers moved in after five days of gains that have pushed the market to its highest in 20 months. view more

News24.com | Tokyo stocks close higher on US rallies

Thursday 21st January 2021

Tokyo stocks closed higher Thursday, extending US rallies on hopes of new stimulus after President Joe Biden took office. view more

News24.com | European stocks extend gains on Biden bounce

Thursday 21st January 2021

European stock markets rose at the start of trading Thursday, extending a bounce on the back of Joe Biden taking office as US president. view more

News24.com | Companies must comment on SA's proposed new critical skills list - immigration expert

Thursday 21st January 2021

The Department of Higher Education and Training has submitted its preliminary critical skills list to the Department of Home Affairs for review. view more

News24.com | WATCH | British Airways-owner IAG to buy Air Europa in cut-price deal

Thursday 21st January 2021

British Airways-owner IAG is buying Spain's Air Europa in a cut-price $606 million deal. view more

News24.com | WATCH | Kia shares soar on reports of link to Apple car

Thursday 21st January 2021

Kia shares jumped after media reports in South Korea linked it to Apple's rumoured electric car project. view more

News24.com | China sanctions Pompeo, other Trump officials as his term ends

Wednesday 20th January 2021

China imposed sanctions on ex-Secretary of State Michael Pompeo and other Trump administration officials as Joe Biden was being inaugurated, saying they made "crazy moves". view more

News24.com | WATCH | Pfizer vaccine appears effective against UK variant

Wednesday 20th January 2021

The Covid-19 vaccine developed by Pfizer and BioNTech is likely to protect against a more infectious variant of the virus, which was discovered in Britain and has spread around the world, according to results of further lab tests released. view more

News24.com | WATCH | Is it time for the four-day work week?

Wednesday 20th January 2021

As the coronavirus pandemic turns the working world on its head, calls are growing stronger for firms to embrace the four-day work week. view more

News24.com | Jayendra Naidoo steps down from Pepkor board due to Steinhoff claim

Wednesday 20th January 2021

Naidoo's Lancaster Group laid a R12 billion claim against Steinhoff in 2019. view more

News24.com | Sibanye reports bumper production for 2020

Wednesday 20th January 2021

Sibanye's platinum production from SA mines exceeded the company's 2020 targets by 9%, thanks to a 40% increase in the second half output compared to the first half of 2020. view more

News24.com | Trump investigators have tax records even before court order

Wednesday 20th January 2021

Investigators probing Trump's finances have got hold of some of his tax records, letting them move ahead even without a court order that would give them 8 years of his returns. view more

News24.com | OPINION | Researchers studied labour migration in SA. Here's what they found

Wednesday 20th January 2021

In South Africa two provinces - Gauteng and Western Cape - stand out as the most attractive destinations for labour migrants and contribute most to the country's economy. view more

News24.com | SA wealth tax could raise R160 billion

Wednesday 20th January 2021

An annual wealth tax on the net worth of South Africa's richest people could raise as much as R160 billion and would narrow inequality, a study showed. view more

News24.com | Global markets firmer on Biden inauguration

Wednesday 20th January 2021

World stock markets mostly rose Wednesday as investors awaited the inauguration of Joe Biden and took heart from comments by his Treasury nominee Janet Yellen on pushing through the new president's coronavirus stimulus package. view more

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