The Presidency says it is concerned about the "relentless public attacks" on President Jacob Zuma by AngloGold Ashanti’s Sipho Pityana and Sibanye Gold’s Neal Froneman.
"While the Presidency respects the rights of citizens and leaders to freedom of speech, the business sector has many avenues to raise whatever concerns and issues it has with the government and/or its leadership," Presidency spokesperson Bongani Ngqulunga said on Thursday.
He went on saying that Zuma valued open dialogue but that it must take place "within the bounds of human decency and decorum", and that they should respect the country’s key institutions.
The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviewed Bernard Swanepoel, Chairperson of Joburg Indaba, about what else went down at the Joburg Indaba on Thursday.
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You’d expect politics to take centre stage. It’s the same in the rest of the world.— Bernard Swanepoel
We’re known for blunt conversation.— Bernard Swanepoel
We all say we need mining; then we want the whole cake for ourselves!— Bernard Swanepoel
If we don’t grow then we fight about an ever smaller slice of the cake.— Bernard Swanepoel
We can’t regulate ourselves into growth.— Bernard Swanepoel
We need certainty. We need rules in place for a bit longer than our Ministers stay in place.— Bernard Swanepoel
Parliament looks like a soapie.— Bernard Swanepoel
Economist Tim Harford discusses his book “50 Things That Made the Modern Economy” and the shortlist for the “51st thing”.
The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviews Celeste Fauconnier, co-author of RMB’s “Where to Invest in Africa” report.
The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviews branding and advertising expert Andy Rice.
The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviews Sasfin CEO Roland Sassoon.
Bruce Whitfield interviews Gareth Woods from Good Game Well Played and Nick Holden of African Cyber Gaming League.
"Zuma must go. When you are the president who literally laughs off any suggestions that government be held to a higher standard…"
Vehicles belonging to the SANDF were destroyed in a fire at a vehicle depot at Wallmannstal Pretoria last week.
Counselling psychologist Nikole Seele says it is important to differentiate between healthy anxiety and debilitating anxiety.
EWN Reporter Kevin Brandt gives the latest updates on the taxi strike as protestors prevented commuters using alternative means of transport.
Eusebius McKasier and investigative journalists dissect looting of Eskom and capturing of other state owned enterprises.
Tourism Spokesperson Beverly Shafer, says that the Robben Island ferry's have been a problem for years.
Bronwen Dyke, Golden Arrow spokesperson confirmed that one of their buses were set alight.
Unathi Henama, transport economist at Tshwane University of Technology breaks down the negative effects of the taxi strike.