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Markets

News24.com | WATCH | Global stocks hit record highs

Wednesday 25th November 2020

Global shares reached record highs on Wednesday after the Dow Jones broke 30 000, with investors relieved at the prospect of a smooth handover of power after the US presidential election and confident a Covid-19 vaccine would soon be ready. view more

News24.com | Markets mixed as early rally loses momentum

Wednesday 25th November 2020

Asian markets were mixed Wednesday as an early rally fizzled out on profit-taking and lingering worries about the impact of a spike in coronavirus infections around the world. view more

News24.com | Hong Kong shares again finish on positive note

Wednesday 25th November 2020

Hong Kong stocks ended Wednesday with gains for the fourth day in-a-row as traders cheered more positive vaccine news and an easing of political uncertainty in the United States. view more

News24.com | European stock markets climb at open

Wednesday 25th November 2020

European stock markets climbed in opening deals on Wednesday, with London's benchmark FTSE 100 index gaining almost 0.2% to 6 442.80 points. view more

News24.com | Tokyo stocks close higher tracking US rallies

Wednesday 25th November 2020

Tokyo stocks closed higher on Wednesday as investors took heart from rallies on Wall Street, with US political uncertainty receding. 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 | Mkhwebane's fate in the hands of three legal heavyweights appointed by Speaker

Wednesday 25th November 2020

Thandi Modise appointed experienced jurists Justice to an independent three-person panel which will determine whether there is a prima facie case for Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane's removal. view more

News24.com | Diego Maradona's legend shaped by his Hand of God

Wednesday 25th November 2020

Diego Maradona scored more than 300 goals, many touched with genius, but the two most famous came within four minutes of each other on June 22, 1986 in Mexico: one was voted Goal of the Century, the other is even more famous. view more

News24.com | At Zondo, EOH plunges ANC and Joburg mayor Makhubo into tender kickback scandal

Wednesday 25th November 2020

Suspicious payments, including a disguised donation, flowed to a company owned by Johannesburg mayor Geoff Makhubo and to the ANC in the months directly before and after JSE-listed technology company, EOH, landed major contracts with the City. view more

News24.com | Lisa Vetten | Madness in the method: Why government's GBV 'hot spots' are really 'not spots'

Thursday 26th November 2020

The police recently announced 30 gender-based violence hot spots to which additional resources will be directed to address violence against women. But the methods they used to identify these areas are flawed - and the hot spots might be elsewhere, writes Lisa Vetten. view more

News24.com | LIVE | Covid-19 in SA: Death toll at 21 083, with 772 252 confirmed cases

Wednesday 25th November 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 | 1 person scoops the Daily Lotto prize

Wednesday 25th November 2020

Here are the results for the draw. view more

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

Wednesday 25th November 2020

Here are your Lotto and Lotto Plus results. view more

News24.com | Soweto couple in court for allegedly abusing, raping and killing their daughter, 2

Wednesday 25th November 2020

A Soweto couple has appeared separately in the Protea Magistrate's Court for allegedly killing their two-year-old daughter. view more

News24.com | Argentinian football legend, Diego Maradona, dies aged 60

Wednesday 25th November 2020

Argentinian football legend Diego Maradona has died at the age of 60 with reports saying he suffered a cardiac failure. view more

News24.com | EOH's Mackay doled it out to Zizi Kodwa and other ANC officials, Zondo hears

Wednesday 25th November 2020

Evidence presented to the Zondo commission on EOH's behalf on Wednesday shows frequent payments from Jehan Mackay, then an executive at the tech giant, to at least three ANC functionaries. view more

News24.com | AfriForum, KZN magistrate open criminal cases against Malema over threats to police officers

Wednesday 25th November 2020

A magistrate, in his private capacity, lobby group AfriForum and trade union Solidarity have opened criminal cases of defamation, incitement and assault against Julius Malema. view more

News24.com | Zweli Mkhize: There is no govt policy to sterilise HIV-positive women

Wednesday 25th November 2020

No government policy will allow the forced sterilisation of any woman, for any reason, Health Minister Zweli Mkhize said. view more

News24.com | Resurgence of Covid-19 in Western Cape after 52.1% increase in new cases in a week - Winde

Wednesday 25th November 2020

Premier Alan Winde confirmed an established Covid-19 resurgence in the Western Cape, after the province over the last week alone saw new cases increase by 52.1%. view more

News24.com | Full Fundudzi report into CSA's affairs finally released

Wednesday 25th November 2020

Cricket South Africa have released the long-awaited full Fundudzi report, as promised on Wednesday. view more

News24.com | Covid-19: Eastern Cape responsible for half of new daily infections - Mkhize

Wednesday 25th November 2020

The Eastern Cape now accounts for between 50 and 55% of the daily new Covid-19 cases, Health Minister Zweli Mkhize says. view more

News24.com | Full Fundudzi report to be released on Wednesday, CSA confirm

Wednesday 25th November 2020

Cricket South Africa confirmed on Wednesday afternoon that they would release the full Fundudzi Forensic Services report to the public and media. view more

News24.com | Lawmakers quiz Eskom on R488-billion debt - and who they owe

Wednesday 25th November 2020

Around R330bn of Eskom's R488bn debt is guaranteed by National Treasury, and the power utility will in the 2021 financial year repay R21 billion of the guaranteed debt. view more

News24.com | Covid-19: Zweli Mkhize to visit Eastern Cape's 'super-spreader taverns'

Wednesday 25th November 2020

Taverns have been identified as super-spreaders of Covid-19 and those found failing to adhere to Covid-19 regulations, will be shut down or fined. view more

News24.com | EOH employees colluded with government officials to secure tenders, inquiry hears

Wednesday 25th November 2020

The judicial commission into state capture has heard how the tender processes were abused so that EOH could lock down deals with the state. view more

News24.com | Sharks quell intrigue over JJ van der Mescht's 'Pieter-Steph' switch ... for now

Wednesday 25th November 2020

The 21-year-old lock and Junior Springbok's selection at No 7 this weekend suggests he could follow in the footsteps of Pieter-Steph du Toit, but coach Sean Everitt insists it's experimental. view more

Engineering News

Fund helps South African universities unlock benefits of homegrown IP

Wednesday 25th November 2020

Since its inception in February, the University Technology Fund (UTF) has approved six investments. Technology and innovation incubated in South Africa's universities is, as a result, being commercialised and a step closer to commercialisation, creating significant economic, investment and job creation opportunities. view more

Only an uptick in building, manufacturing activity can sustain this quarter's higher BCI

Wednesday 25th November 2020

The Rand Merchant Bank (RMB)/Bureau for Economic Research (BER) Business Confidence Index (BCI) has notched up to 40 in the fourth quarter, from 24 in the third quarter. However, the BER questions the sustainability of maintaining business confidence at this level. view more

Nersa to host public hearing on Gold Fields' South Deep solar plant application

Wednesday 25th November 2020

NYSE- and JSE-listed Gold Fields' South Deep mining operation has lodged an application with the National Energy Regulator of South Africa (Nersa) for an electricity generation licence for a proposed 40 MW solar photovoltaic plant at the mine, in Westonaria. Nersa has advised that a public hearing will be held on December 3 to gather input from stakeholders regarding the application. view more

South Africa could sell shares in restructured national airline

Wednesday 25th November 2020

South Africa could offer to sell shares in the bankrupt national airline to the public as part of an ambitious new plan to revive the carrier outlined by Finance Minister Tito Mboweni. The government could bring the various parts of the South African Airways group into one company that would be co-owned by the state, pension funds, individual investors and an operational partner, Mboweni said in an interview at the Bloomberg Capital Markets Focus virtual event on Tuesday. That includes low-cost arm Mango and maintenance unit SAA Technical as well as the flagship carrier. view more

FairPlay teams up with trade unions to launch 'buy local chicken' campaign

Wednesday 25th November 2020

Nonprofit trade movement FairPlay, together with localisation organisation Proudly South African and trade unions, have launched a campaign to promote the consumption of local chicken. The "Buy Local Chicken" campaign is aimed at retailers and wholesalers that buy significant quantities of imported chicken from producers that may be engaging in predatory trade practices. view more

Aveng's shares rise on recapitalisation, restructuring progress

Wednesday 25th November 2020

Infrastructure and resources company Aveng's share price on the JSE rose by 50% on Wednesday, after it announced that it was making progress with its balance sheet restructuring and recapitalisation plans and that it expected to report improved financial results for the financial year ended June 30. The company noted in a trading statement that it had reached an in-principle agreement on a restructure will result in the introduction of at least R300-million of new capital by way of a rights ... view more

Greencape highlights importance of green SMMEs in economic recovery

Wednesday 25th November 2020

Green economy organisation Greencape is drafting policy recommendations around development and support for green small, medium-sized and microenterprises (SMMEs), which is being informed by a support programme the company launched with help from the European Union (EU). Greencape had earmarked 12 SMMEs to be supported through the Green Outcomes Fund (GOF), which was established by Greencape and the National Treasury's Jobs Fund. view more

CIDB acts on conviction that creation of construction jobs is at centre of economic recovery

Wednesday 25th November 2020

In a sector hit hard by job losses and a general lack of work, initiatives in the construction industry designed to support the growth, and survival, of emerging contractors, should attract greater public attention and draw the support from established companies in the construction industry, Construction Industry Development Board (CIDB) CEO Cyril Vuyani Gamede says. He notes that the best way for the government to stimulate the economy, thus ensuring its quick recovery, is by developing and executing an infrastructure-led economic recovery plan, and subsequently, job creation in this sector will be a vital indicator of the success of South Africa's economic recovery plan. view more

Saice launches career growth platform for engineers

Wednesday 25th November 2020

The South African Institution of Civil Engineering (Saice) has launched an innovative new platform - Saice Connect - that enables its members to network and engage with potential employers and like-minded individuals. The platform is designed to bridge the gap between skills shortages in many industries and high unemployment rates. view more

Etion H1 earnings contract

Wednesday 25th November 2020

JSE-listed Etion reported a decline in net profit to R4.9-million for the six months ended September 30, 2020, from R5.4-million reported in the corresponding six months last year. The group's profit before tax increased by 45% from R5.4-million in the first half of 2019 to R7.9-million during the six months under review. 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 | Speed up SAA restructure so it can continue key role in Africa - aviation official

Thursday 26th November 2020

SAA and South Africa have played a major role in the growth of aviation in Africa, says an official of the International Air Transport Association. view more

News24.com | Aviation body kicks off major security operations for transporting Covid-19 vaccine

Wednesday 25th November 2020

Governments have to step up and make sure they have all the right logistics for the vaccine to be administered successfully to people in Africa, says an aviation official. view more

News24.com | WATCH | What do we know about the Christmas bubble rules?

Wednesday 25th November 2020

Plans to allow people to form a temporary bubble over the festive season will be welcome news to families across the country. But how much do we know about what is being proposed? view more

News24.com | WATCH | Scotland becomes first nation in world to provide free period products

Wednesday 25th November 2020

The Scottish parliament unanimously passed legislation requiring the government to make period products available for free to those who cannot afford them. view more

News24.com | WATCH | UK wants fines for telcos using firms like Huawei

Wednesday 25th November 2020

Britain's telecoms companies could be fined up to 10% of turnover or £100 000 ($133 140) a day if they contravene a ban on using equipment made by China's Huawei under a new law put forward on Tuesday. view more

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News24.com | Speed up SAA restructure so it can continue key role in Africa - aviation official

Thursday 26th November 2020

SAA and South Africa have played a major role in the growth of aviation in Africa, says an official of the International Air Transport Association. view more

News24.com | Aviation body kicks off major security operations for transporting Covid-19 vaccine

Wednesday 25th November 2020

Governments have to step up and make sure they have all the right logistics for the vaccine to be administered successfully to people in Africa, says an aviation official. view more

News24.com | WATCH | What do we know about the Christmas bubble rules?

Wednesday 25th November 2020

Plans to allow people to form a temporary bubble over the festive season will be welcome news to families across the country. But how much do we know about what is being proposed? view more

News24.com | WATCH | Scotland becomes first nation in world to provide free period products

Wednesday 25th November 2020

The Scottish parliament unanimously passed legislation requiring the government to make period products available for free to those who cannot afford them. view more

News24.com | WATCH | UK wants fines for telcos using firms like Huawei

Wednesday 25th November 2020

Britain's telecoms companies could be fined up to 10% of turnover or £100 000 ($133 140) a day if they contravene a ban on using equipment made by China's Huawei under a new law put forward on Tuesday. view more

News24.com | SA Express anchor funders could be Abu-Dhabi-based fund and KZN church group, Shembe

Wednesday 25th November 2020

An Abu Dhabi-based investment firm and the foundation of a church group in KwaZulu-Natal have emerged as anchor investors for the SA Express equity crowdfunding initiative. view more

News24.com | New tool launched to help airlines meet climate commitments

Wednesday 25th November 2020

The International Air Transport Association launched a new tool to help airlines meet their climate commitments. view more

News24.com | Business confidence up, but will it last?

Wednesday 25th November 2020

After reaching an all-time low in the second quarter, during the height of the Covid-19 lockdown, business confidence in South Africa seems to have picked up again. view more

News24.com | Petra's collection of rare blue diamonds fetches $40.3 million

Wednesday 25th November 2020

The Letlapa Tala Collection of five blue diamonds, weighing 85.6 carats in total, were mined from the Cullinan Mine in September 2020 within the within the space of one week's production. view more

News24.com | Lawmakers quiz Eskom on R488-billion debt - and who they owe

Wednesday 25th November 2020

Around R330bn of Eskom's R488bn debt is guaranteed by National Treasury, and the power utility will in the 2021 financial year repay R21 billion of the guaranteed debt. view more

News24.com | EOH employees colluded with government officials to secure tenders, inquiry hears

Wednesday 25th November 2020

The judicial commission into state capture has heard how the tender processes were abused so that EOH could lock down deals with the state. view more

News24.com | Listed tech firm EOH made payments to Zizi Kodwa and former Zuma PA

Wednesday 25th November 2020

Just over a million rand in payments were made from EOH's former public sector head to politically exposed persons over a period of two years, a probe found. view more

News24.com | WATCH | Global stocks hit record highs

Wednesday 25th November 2020

Global shares reached record highs on Wednesday after the Dow Jones broke 30 000, with investors relieved at the prospect of a smooth handover of power after the US presidential election and confident a Covid-19 vaccine would soon be ready. view more

News24.com | South Africans earning R30 000 and less were the hardest hit by Covid-19 pandemic

Wednesday 25th November 2020

The latest BankservAfrica Take Home Pay Index shows that, although things have since improved, a full recovery in terms of salaries is not on the cards soon. view more

News24.com | Tokyo stocks close higher tracking US rallies

Wednesday 25th November 2020

Tokyo stocks closed higher on Wednesday as investors took heart from rallies on Wall Street, with US political uncertainty receding. view more

News24.com | Mboweni can't keep ducking us on Mpati Commission report - Parliament

Wednesday 25th November 2020

Standing committee on finance says Mboweni can't keep postponing engaging Parliamant about how the Mpati Commission Report's recommendations are being implemented. view more

News24.com | European stock markets climb at open

Wednesday 25th November 2020

European stock markets climbed in opening deals on Wednesday, with London's benchmark FTSE 100 index gaining almost 0.2% to 6 442.80 points. view more

News24.com | Hong Kong shares again finish on positive note

Wednesday 25th November 2020

Hong Kong stocks ended Wednesday with gains for the fourth day in-a-row as traders cheered more positive vaccine news and an easing of political uncertainty in the United States. view more

News24.com | Markets mixed as early rally loses momentum

Wednesday 25th November 2020

Asian markets were mixed Wednesday as an early rally fizzled out on profit-taking and lingering worries about the impact of a spike in coronavirus infections around the world. view more

News24.com | Oil keeps rising after eight-month high on demand optimism

Wednesday 25th November 2020

Oil kept rising after closing at a eight-month high on increasing optimism that recent Covid-19 vaccine breakthroughs will lead to a swift recovery in global energy demand next year. view more

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