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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 | Wall Street climbs at open as traders hope for stimulus

Monday 19th October 2020

US stocks rose in opening trading Monday the start of yet another week where traders will closely monitor prospects Congress will pass a new stimulus package for the economy. view more

News24.com | European stocks waver; Paris hit by glitch

Monday 19th October 2020

European stock markets wavered amid a technical glitch in Paris, but investor sentiment remained buoyed by fresh optimism over a new US stimulus package, dealers said. view more

News24.com | Most markets rise on US stimulus hope, China growth falls short

Monday 19th October 2020

Most Asian markets rose Monday on lingering hopes for a new US stimulus package, though Shanghai turned lower after data showed China's economy grew at a slower pace than expected. view more

News24.com | Hong Kong stocks end morning with gains

Monday 19th October 2020

Hong Kong stocks finished Monday's morning session on a positive note, fuelled by hopes for a new US stimulus package, though earlier gains were pared after Chinese economic growth data missed forecasts. view more

News24.com | Tokyo's Nikkei closes up more than 1.1%

Monday 19th October 2020

Tokyo's benchmark Nikkei index rallied more than 1.1 percent Monday on bargain-hunting with investors still optimistic for a new US 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 | Duduzane Zuma urges his father to 'do what he needs to do' against Zondo Commission

Monday 19th October 2020

Former President Jacob Zuma's son, Duduzane Zuma, has urged his father to "do what he needs to do if he feels he is being treated "unconstitutionally" by the Zondo Commission. view more

News24.com | 'Step down SG': ANC Free State members call for Magashule's head

Monday 19th October 2020

Party members, who say they were affected by the beleaguered asbestos and Estina dairy farm projects, are calling for the top six to root out corrupt leaders, especially Ace Magashule. view more

News24.com | Graveyard murder: Body of teen, with severe head injuries, found on gravesite

Monday 19th October 2020

His body was found in a graveyard in Mataleng, Barkly West, on Saturday, said police spokesperson Captain Olebogeng Tawana. view more

News24.com | WRAP | 705 254 coronavirus cases and 18 492 deaths recorded

Monday 19th 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 | ANC does not recognise ANC Youth League crisis committee

Monday 19th October 2020

The ANC does not recognise the ANC Youth League crisis committee which is threatening to take the party to court if it does not disband the National Youth Task Team. view more

News24.com | Former Bosasa COO Angelo Agrizzi rushed to private hospital as condition worsens

Monday 19th October 2020

Former Bosasa COO Angelo Agrizzi has been rushed to a private hospital as his condition has worsened. view more

News24.com | Man in court for allegedly stabbing pregnant girlfriend to death

Monday 19th October 2020

A George man has appeared in court for allegedly stabbing his 29-year-old girlfriend, Leonie Williams, to death, Western Cape police say. view more

News24.com | Further clashes loom at SABC over 600 jobs on the line

Monday 19th October 2020

Up to 600 South African Broadcasting Corporation employees are expected to be affected by retrenchments, should they proceed. view more

News24.com | Trump slams govt Covid expert Fauci 'and all these idiots'

Monday 19th October 2020

US President Donald Trump went after top government scientist Anthony Fauci in a call with campaign staffers on Monday, suggesting the hugely respected and popular doctor was an "idiot." view more

News24.com | Brown locust outbreak hits Eastern Cape

Monday 19th October 2020

The brown locust outbreak is known to have affected Middelburg Cape, Graaff-Reinet, Aberdeen, Cradock, Nieuethesda, Pearston and Jansenville on 127 farms. view more

News24.com | England tour to SA a step closer after quarantine agreement reached - report

Monday 19th October 2020

A short tour by the England cricket team to South Africa is a step closer after an agreement was reached that would allow the visitors to train while in quarantine. view more

News24.com | Attorney shot dead during house robbery in Mpumalanga

Monday 19th October 2020

Mpumalanga police have launched a manhunt after an attorney was shot and killed during a house robbery on a farm in White River. view more

News24.com | IPID arrests cop after fatal shooting at Nkandla petrol station

Monday 19th October 2020

IPID is investigating a police officer who allegedly shot and killed a man during an altercation at a KwaZulu-Natal petrol station. view more

News24.com | 'No chance' of George Maluleka leaving Sundowns as agent refutes exit rumours

Monday 19th October 2020

The agent of Mamelodi Sundowns star George Maluleka has revealed that the midfielder is "happy" at the club and that there is "no chance" of him leaving Chloorkop. view more

News24.com | Four pupils among those detained after French teacher beheading

Monday 19th October 2020

Four schoolchildren were being held by French police on suspicion of helping a man who beheaded a history teacher to identify his victim in return for money, a judiciary source said. view more

News24.com | US Supreme Court to hear Trump appeal of ruling against border wall funds

Monday 19th October 2020

The US Supreme Court on Monday agreed to hear an appeal by President Donald Trump's administration of a ruling that he overstepped his constitutional powers by diverting military funds to pay for his promised wall along the US-Mexico border. view more

News24.com | Big blow for Bulls as Gio Aplon is forced to miss the rest of season

Monday 19th October 2020

Some considerable sting has been taken out of the Bulls' attack following the news that the 38-year-old veteran will be sidelined the rest of the domestic rugby campaign. view more

News24.com | 72 people arrested as Sassa card related fraud soars

Monday 19th October 2020

Sassa is losing millions to fraud, but in 2019, it managed to recoup a large chunk of money lost due to fraud. view more

News24.com | ANALYSIS | South Africa's track record bodes ill for investment drive

Monday 19th October 2020

South Africa will be hard pressed to realise its ambitions of attracting R1 trillion of private investment in infrastructure if its past record is anything to go by. view more

News24.com | Man contracted to the City of Joburg appears in court for fraud and corruption

Monday 19th October 2020

A man contracted to the City of Johannesburg made a brief appearance in the Palm Ridge Magistrate's Court on Monday facing charges of fraud and corruption. view more

Engineering News

Eskom moves to secure R23bn granted by High Court for 2021, despite Nersa appeal

Monday 19th October 2020

Eskom has launched a fresh legal bid to ensure that the automatic reintroduction of a R23-billion equity injection to its allowable revenue in 2021/22, as granted by the High Court in July, is not negated by the fact that the National Energy Regulator of South Africa (Nersa) has been granted leave to appeal of the judgment. In her July 28 judgment, Judge Fayeeza Kathree-Setiloane ruled that Nersa had acted illegally in 2019 when it removed a R69-billion government equity injection from the State-owned utility's allowable revenue when adjudicating Eskom's fourth multiyear price determination (MYPD4). view more

Contractors risk ruin owing to contract fine print, payment delays, says MBA

Monday 19th October 2020

The Master Builders Association (MBA) North says contractors, particularly small and mid-sized contractors, face growing business risk when embarking on new projects. This is a result of a range of issues, such as contracts that are amended to favour large contractors or clients, unclear delivery dates, and - crucially - delayed payment or non-payment. view more

South Africa is well positioned to export green hydrogen ­- PwC

Monday 19th October 2020

South Africa is in an extraordinary position to revolutionise its own economy and supply green hydrogen to the world, PwC said on Monday. "The energy transition is and will be biggest global theme this decade," PwC associate director James Mackay told journalists at a virtual event covered by Mining Weekly. But regulation is essential for South Africa to capitalise on the green hydrogen opportunity successfully. view more

Hydrogen fast-tracking will be much quicker than imagined - Sibanye-Stillwater

Monday 19th October 2020

The fast-tracking of the hydrogen economy will be much quicker than most people have imagined, Sibanye-Stillwater CEO Neal Froneman said at the Financial Times (FT) Commodities Mining Summit, where he was part of a panel that included Anglo American Platinum CEO Natasha Viljoen and South32 CEO Graham Kerr. FT commodities correspondent Henry Sanderson, the moderator of the virtual event, asked Froneman: "How big an opportunity is the hydrogen economy for platinum group metals (PGMs) mining companies, to which Froneman replied: "It's absolutely real. It's already included in our forecasts and I notice many of the analysts and commentators are now starting to include separate line for fuel cells." (Also watch attached Creamer Media video.) view more

GWM's new P Series bakkie set for November local launch

Monday 19th October 2020

Haval Motors South Africa (HMSA) has announced that the GWM P Series bakkie will make its local debut in late November. HMSA says the P Series will be available in 16 derivatives in South Africa and other countries in the Southern African Development Community, including single and double cabs, manual and automatic transmissions, and 4 x 2 and 4 x 4 variants. view more

Eskom to resume construction of 400 kV line in SA's KwaZulu-Natal province

Monday 19th October 2020

Eskom said on Monday work was set to resume on the final leg of an approximately 123 km transmission power line running through the uMgungundlovu and uThukela district municipalities of KwaZulu-Natal province. In a statement, the state power utility said final construction of the 47 km leg of this power line would start from the existing Venus substation in Estcourt and end at the existing Ariadne substation in the provincial capital Pietermaritzburg. view more

Omnia intends to sell Oro Agri business

Monday 19th October 2020

JSE-listed chemicals group Omnia Holdings has reached an agreement to sell its Oro Agri business to Rovensa - a European-based business that procures and distributes biocontrol, bionutrition and crop protection solutions. Omnia in June received a nonbinding offer for the business, which warranted further investigation. view more

Transnet lauds conviction of fuel pipeline tamperer

Monday 19th October 2020

State-owned freight utility Transnet's fuel subsidiary Transnet Pipelines has welcomed the sentencing of a perpetrator arrested for tampering with a multiproduct pipeline. The sentencing marks the first conviction since a scourge of fuel theft started about 18 months ago, with Transnet's pipeline infrastructure being targeted for fuel theft. view more

Economic recovery plan sets good blueprint for South Africa, says BLSA

Monday 19th October 2020

The economic recovery plan announced by President Cyril Ramaphosa last week does a good job of setting out the issues that are constraining the economy, from a lack of infrastructure to visa rules, says business organisation Business Leadership South Africa (BLSA) CEO Busi Mavuso. "This is good progress and represents alignment between business and government, at least in describing what the problem is. For many years, we have not even been able to do that. But diagnosing the illness is not the same as curing it. And that's where our challenge now lies. view more

Economic recovery plan will protect jobs in vulnerable sectors - Ramaphosa

Monday 19th October 2020

President Cyril Ramaphosa has assured South Africans that the economic recovery plan he presented last week will protect jobs in vulnerable sectors that have been hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic. The Presidential Employment Stimulus announced last week involves a public investment of R100-billion over the next three years, which Ramaphosa said marked a fundamental shift in the country's approach to tackling unemployment. In his weekly address to the nation, he said support would be provided to early childhood development practitioners, mainly self-employed women. Over 74 000 small farmers will also receive production input grants. 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

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 | Brown locust outbreak hits Eastern Cape

Monday 19th October 2020

The brown locust outbreak is known to have affected Middelburg Cape, Graaff-Reinet, Aberdeen, Cradock, Nieuethesda, Pearston and Jansenville on 127 farms. view more

News24.com | Further clashes loom at SABC over 600 jobs on the line

Monday 19th October 2020

Up to 600 South African Broadcasting Corporation employees are expected to be affected by retrenchments, should they proceed. view more

News24.com | WATCH | NASA picks Nokia to build moon mobile network

Monday 19th October 2020

NASA says Nokia will build the first broadband wireless network on the moon by 2022, in time for the return of humans two years later. view more

News24.com | ANALYSIS | South Africa's track record bodes ill for investment drive

Monday 19th October 2020

South Africa will be hard pressed to realise its ambitions of attracting R1 trillion of private investment in infrastructure if its past record is anything to go by. view more

News24.com | Wall Street climbs at open as traders hope for stimulus

Monday 19th October 2020

US stocks rose in opening trading Monday the start of yet another week where traders will closely monitor prospects Congress will pass a new stimulus package for the economy. view more

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News24.com | Brown locust outbreak hits Eastern Cape

Monday 19th October 2020

The brown locust outbreak is known to have affected Middelburg Cape, Graaff-Reinet, Aberdeen, Cradock, Nieuethesda, Pearston and Jansenville on 127 farms. view more

News24.com | Further clashes loom at SABC over 600 jobs on the line

Monday 19th October 2020

Up to 600 South African Broadcasting Corporation employees are expected to be affected by retrenchments, should they proceed. view more

News24.com | WATCH | NASA picks Nokia to build moon mobile network

Monday 19th October 2020

NASA says Nokia will build the first broadband wireless network on the moon by 2022, in time for the return of humans two years later. view more

News24.com | ANALYSIS | South Africa's track record bodes ill for investment drive

Monday 19th October 2020

South Africa will be hard pressed to realise its ambitions of attracting R1 trillion of private investment in infrastructure if its past record is anything to go by. view more

News24.com | Wall Street climbs at open as traders hope for stimulus

Monday 19th October 2020

US stocks rose in opening trading Monday the start of yet another week where traders will closely monitor prospects Congress will pass a new stimulus package for the economy. view more

News24.com | Omnia will use proceeds of R2.4 billion Oro Agri sale to pay off debt

Monday 19th October 2020

Omnia acquired Oro Agri, an agribio business that provides crop protection solutions, biocontrol and bionutrition, in 2018. view more

News24.com | Ramaphosa says public employment stimulus will create jobs 'here and now'

Monday 19th October 2020

In his latest newsletter, the president says government will roll out an ambitious public employment programme as part of its efforts to revive SA's economy in an inclusive manner. view more

News24.com | European stocks waver; Paris hit by glitch

Monday 19th October 2020

European stock markets wavered amid a technical glitch in Paris, but investor sentiment remained buoyed by fresh optimism over a new US stimulus package, dealers said. view more

News24.com | Most markets rise on US stimulus hope, China growth falls short

Monday 19th October 2020

Most Asian markets rose Monday on lingering hopes for a new US stimulus package, though Shanghai turned lower after data showed China's economy grew at a slower pace than expected. view more

News24.com | Hong Kong stocks end morning with gains

Monday 19th October 2020

Hong Kong stocks finished Monday's morning session on a positive note, fuelled by hopes for a new US stimulus package, though earlier gains were pared after Chinese economic growth data missed forecasts. view more

News24.com | Tokyo's Nikkei closes up more than 1.1%

Monday 19th October 2020

Tokyo's benchmark Nikkei index rallied more than 1.1 percent Monday on bargain-hunting with investors still optimistic for a new US stimulus package. view more

News24.com | Asian markets rise on US stimulus hope, China growth falls short

Monday 19th October 2020

Asian markets rose on lingering hopes for a new US stimulus package, though Shanghai and Hong Kong pared their initial rallies after data showed China's economy grew at a slower pace than forecast. view more

News24.com | China's economy plows on as world's only major growth engine

Monday 19th October 2020

China's recovery from the coronavirus pandemic continued in the third quarter and showed signs of broadening in September as consumer spending accelerated. view more

News24.com | Airlines working with WHO on testing to replace quarantine

Monday 19th October 2020

The International Air Transport Association is working to set up a testing system that will replace compulsory quarantine to help revive the airline industry. view more

News24.com | Over half EU countries 'red' on new virus travel map: agency

Sunday 18th October 2020

More than half of countries in the EU, plus the UK, were on Thursday labelled red in a new map issued by the bloc's disease control agency aimed at guiding decisions on travel restrictions. view more

News24.com | WATCH | EU to Britain: fair trade deal worth every effort

Sunday 18th October 2020

Meeting face-to-face for only the third time in the coronavirus pandemic, EU leaders wore masks and kept their distance as they gathered in Brussels to discuss Brexit, where a new trade pact is still proving elusive. view more

News24.com | OPINION | Maybe Apple isn't as green as it claims - Adam Minter

Sunday 18th October 2020

Adam Minter says Apple's recycling efforts are not all as they seem. view more

News24.com | How to get your rental deposit back

Monday 19th October 2020

Because of the economic fallout caused by the Covid-19 lockdowns, many tenants are being forced to move to cheaper homes, and are looking to free up their full deposits. view more

News24.com | MONEY CLINIC | I'm married in community of property. How will the debt review process affect my spouse?

Saturday 17th October 2020

A Fin24 reader seeks the advice of an expert on how going under debt review will affect her husband's good credit score. view more

News24.com | Gigaba thought Transnet was harsh on black executives compared to whites

Saturday 17th October 2020

Former Transnet board chair Mafika Mkwanazi said Malusi Gigaba felt Siyabonga Gama's sanction was too harsh and the company's disciplinary processes were racially biased. view more

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