Netcare laments ‘lost chance’ to listen to private sector on NHI

Total paid patient days for the first half decreased by 0.8% compared with a year ago due to sector seasonability

updated 3 hours ago
SA Elections 2024

Business Day's comprehensive coverage of Elections 2024, with contributions by our colleagues at the Financial Mail

ALEXANDER PARKER: Murky amendments raise questions about draft energy law

Bill hands significant powers to energy minister and dispenses with transparency in unacceptable ways

Implats announces R9bn empowerment deal

The transaction forms part of the merger approval conditions set in place for Implats’ acquisition of Royal Bafokeng Platinum

8 hours ago
Astral to trial canned chicken

The company cites diesel costs, bird flu and El Niño as possible risks to the industry

updated 3 hours ago
Analysts cross off more unlikely election scenarios

Expectation of final ANC bump suggests a relatively market-friendly election outcome, says economist

Girl injured in ANC-EFF conflict outside Polokwane

Limpopo police investigate cases of attempted murder after two suffer gunshot wounds

3 hours ago
Truckers warned not to block highways in protest

Truckers’ group threatens highway shutdowns on Monday

AYABONGA CAWE: Demise of Australia’s car industry holds lessons for SA

Tariff cuts, an ambiguous model consolidation programme and a disavowal of strategic protection by legislators proved fatal

POLITICAL WEEK AHEAD: Campaigning in top gear with less than 10 days to go

In run-up to election, president will on Wednesday release the Operation Vulindlela progress report

Rise Mzansi’s Songezo Zibi says SA needs new leaders

Zibi promises skills training, wealth tax and criminal justice improvements in ‘New Deal for SA’

EDITORIAL: Shell’s Wild Coast saga a litmus test

Supreme Court of Appeal’s decision will have far-reaching consequences for corporate responsibility

PETER ATTARD MONTALTO: Coalitions make weird, exciting things happen

Stirrings of younger leaders below the surface is interesting as SA will immediately look to 2026

ECONOMIC WEEK AHEAD: Consumer inflation rate expected to hold steady

Politicians likely to mine 2023 general household survey for talking points on Thursday

Industry leaders urge president to ‘find his pen’ and sign electricity bill

DA cautions that Electricity Regulation Amendment Bill may reduce powers of local governments

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