Government should not make it more difficult to collect debt, and the credit industry should get higher maximum interest rates and fees.
Dewald van Rensburg
JSE-listed labour broker Workforce Holdings got substantial assistance from the Employment Tax Incentive (ETI), otherwise known as the youth wage subsidy.
South Africa’s gross domestic product increased by a paltry 1% in the second quarter of this year, compared with the same time last year
Yet another estimate of the size of Africa’s middle class was released last week, pointedly undermining the exaggerated hype cultivated by the African Development Bank.
The still-to-be-named “Newco”, which will be spun out of mining giant BHP Billiton next year, will change more than the logo on the mining giant’s offices in downtown Johannesburg, down the road from Anglo American’s.
The world’s leading credit rating agency, Moody’s Investor Services, expected the SA Reserve Bank to fully protect African Bank’s creditors because of the “importance in terms of policy” of unsecured lending to poor households.
Mining giant BHP Billiton will spin off all its South African mines and smelters, including its local coal operation Billiton Energy Coal SA, the Hillside and Mozal aluminium smelters and its stake in local Manganese group Samancor.
Mining giant BHP Billiton is set to divest itself of its controversial aluminium smelters in Richards Bay and Mozambique, as well as other South African assets, as part of a portfolio “simplification”.
As the death toll mounts in Gaza, campaigns for the economic and political isolation of Israel are growing, with new calls to boycott retailers stocking Israeli produce.
The absence of the Association of Mining and Construction Union (Amcu) was the obvious elephant in the room as practically all other major roleplayers in the mining industry held their annual mining lekgotla.
Bafana broadcast deal underpins new kid on the block’s readiness to play in the big league.
The battle around potentially game-changing import facilities for liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) in Saldanha has taken a turn that threatens millions invested by the state-owned Industrial Development Corporation (IDC).
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Readers react to the EFF’s parliamentary behaviour with more favour than scorn.
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