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The fintech bubble doesn’t really look like one
The fintech bubble doesn’t really look like one

If you can't beat them, buy them. European banks are acquiring mobile-savvy fintech start-ups rather than building their own.

2 days ago
Nicola’s Notes: Economic suicide
Nicola’s Notes: Economic suicide

Big business needs to stand up and be counted instead of writing indignant letters when the economy is shaken, argues Nicola Mawson.

2 days ago
SA government should do more to promote businesses
SA government should do more to promote businesses

South African businesses have to rely on their own cunning to succeed, writes George Rautenbach.

3 days ago
SA is well suited for renewable energy
SA is well suited for renewable energy
Columnists

South Africa will one day receive almost all of its energy from renewable sources, writes Pierre Heistein.

4 days ago
Africa needs entrepreneurs
Africa needs entrepreneurs

As many African nations diversifying from traditional sources of income, entrepreneurship is increasingly seen as a key to economic growth.

4 days ago
Megabrew dealt a set back
Megabrew dealt a set back

British justice has dealt a setback to Anheuser-Busch (AB) InBev’s attempted takeover of rival brewer SABMiller.

6 days ago
Analysing the petrol strike’s amicable end
Analysing the petrol strike’s amicable end

Did players in the petroleum sector explore all of their options before the strike? Siseko Njobeni ponders the question.

6 days ago
Increases the likely outcome of sugar tax
Increases the likely outcome of sugar tax

If South Africa’s proposed sugar tax goes ahead, up to 70 000 jobs could be lost, writes Tshidi Ramogase.

9 days ago
Nicola’s Notes: Show us the (gold) money
Nicola’s Notes: Show us the (gold) money

The Olympic Games should be about more than just a fashion statement, argues Nicola Mawson.

10 days ago
‘National airline a burden for SA’
‘National airline a burden for SA’

The South African government can no longer afford to keep its national airline afloat, writes Jannie Rossouw.

10 days ago
Use urban agriculture to grow the economy
Use urban agriculture to grow the economy
Columnists

Urban agriculture makes use of human aptitude rather than machinery and develops skills that can be applied to other industries, ...

10 days ago
Building trust is key to an organisation’s success
Building trust is key to an organisation’s success

Trust needs to be a top-down organisational imperative that is framed against the economics of the operating environment, writes Marlinie Ramsamy.

10 days ago
SA’s metals sector and engineering are at a crossroads
SA’s metals sector and engineering are at a crossroads

Each sub-industry in the metals and engineering sector has unique circumstances and has to be treated individually, writes Henk Langenhoven.

11 days ago
Alliance between business and politics continues
Alliance between business and politics continues
Columnists

We need to work towards a fair industrial relations regime where participants share in the success of businesses, writes Sechaba ka’Nkosi.

11 days ago
Eskom’s renewable energy position scares investors
Eskom’s renewable energy position scares investors

SA’s Department of Energy must end the policy uncertainty around energy planning, say Iqeraam Petersen and Paul Semple.