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Shoprite chairman Christo Wiese will retire from Africa’s biggest grocer by next year’s annual general meeting, putting an end date on a tenure that has spanned almost three decades.
South Africa Airways extended flight cancellations to four days as a strike over pay and job cuts at the loss-making state carrier got under way.
Cape Town offers some exceptional diversions - often at first-world prices, from swoon-worthy hotels to the rolling valleys and vines of the Cape winelands.
“If some tough decisions need to be made, we’ll make them,” Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan said. South African Airways is “not too big to fail.”
Politics is not for sissies. Helen Zille is back in our body politic but she has needed a backbone of iron to survive what she went through.
Hugo Mercier has written an article on the effect that trust has on us and has come to the conclusion that “giving people a chance isn’t only the moral thing to do. It’s also the smart thing to do.”
While hosting last night's webinar with Orbvest, it struck me how much South Africa's investment spectrum has widened.
The upheaval at SAA is likely to be a precursor to labour action at other state-owned enterprises who are trying to trim their bloated wage bills.
Accessing foreign markets should be a natural next step for South Africans looking to diversify their investment portfolio and balance risk against reward.
South African municipalities’ inability to provide consistent power is exacerbating supply disruptions by the debt-stricken state electricity utility, hobbling efforts to revive the nation’s economy.