AYANDA SHEZI: Protecting infrastructure is critical for revival of economy

Transnet is working hard to ensure capacity meets demand but theft and vandalism threatens to derail efforts

Virgin Active will take another two years to recover from Covid-19

The investment holding company managed to grow its net asset value per share in the second half of its 2021 year

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Economists say inflation probably peaked in 2021 at a 30-month high in May, suggesting rate hikes are unlikely for the rest of the year

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ALLAN SECCOMBE: Setting up formal artisanal miners is wasted time without policing illegals

The unfettered scourge of illegal mining in SA and weak laws will undermine the state's noble effort to legalise artisanal operators

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EDITORIAL: Breakneck e-commerce ascent gives Prosus a lift

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Trade union federation says it was not consulted and questions the lack of a mandate for such a drastic move

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Management’s talk of closing the discount in the companies’ share prices rings hollow

Magashule’s bid to nullify ANC step-aside rule to be heard in court

ANC secretary-general will fight for his political life at the South Gauteng High Court

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Malema loses VBS money defamation case in appeal court

EFF leader’s decision not to challenge in court media reports alleging that he personally benefited from VBS funds described as ‘telling’

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Local airline industry pins hopes on pricing and flexibility as Covid infections rise

Push for a full recovery after near-collapse in 2020 hits turbulence amid third wave

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Companies groaning under the weight of crumbling municipalities

Manufacturers and mines are being hard-hit by unstable water and power supplies, social discontent and badly maintained roads

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ESG shares are the next tech stocks

Institutional investors are likely to favour companies with sustainable business models

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Sportsmans and Outdoor Warehouse to be unbundled from Long4Life

Move aims to boost its share price and allow  more acquisitions

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MARK BARNES: Now is the time to prepare for a better future

The age of job security is over and entrepreneurs need to jump into action

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