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When Glencore CEO Ivan Glasenberg went to bed on Monday he was almost R7 billion poorer than when he got up.

When Tiger Brands CEO Peter Matlare announced he is stepping down the market cheered and the share price shot up. Here’s why…

Yet another analyst agrees; Curro is one of the best investment on the JSE right now.

Corruption is rife in business, says Steven Powell, Forensics Executive at ENS, who shares a number of examples.

The once vibrant tourism industry on Thursday pleaded with President Jacob Zuma to remove new visa regulations and save tens of thousands of jobs.

Ultra-low fees and deposit rates dwarfing bigger competitors has seen Capitec Bank – South Africa’s most affordable bank – rake in huge profits as it added 902 000 customers in six months.

Zam-Buk, Mrs Balls, Ouma, Castle… Ad expert Andy Rice discusses South Africa’s top “heritage brands”.


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Thousands of jobs are on the line, said the tourism sector on Thursday at a press briefing themed “Enough is Enough”.

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