Mining legislation: too much, too late

The long-contested amendments to current mining legislation are becoming increasingly bogged down in errors of procedure and last-minute additions that will ...

1 day ago
Content marketing: tell no lies

A content marketing strategy can succeed only if it is original, sincere and believable. Simply copying the recipes of benchmark case studies won’t convince ...

1 day ago
Ad account action

Account moves and acquisitions continue apace in the first quarter of 2017

1 day ago
A statement cast in stone

Making a statement about your departure to eternity with an outrageously flashy tombstone

1 day ago
Malusi Gigaba’s ‘radical’ U-turn

If a week is a long time in politics, a month seems to be an eternity when it comes to matters of policy — specifically, when it comes to ‘radical economic ...

2 days ago
Can Thabo Dloti reignite Liberty?

It was once one of SA’s most powerful listed companies, now it is the junior member of the life insurance sector. Can the flame burn brightly again at Liberty?

7 days ago
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The mystery of the stronger rand

The rand is rallying in the midst of a grave political crisis, confounding many of the experts who expected a disaster after Pravin Gordhan’s axing. What is ...

6 days ago
GARETH VAN ONSELEN: Zuma, king of victims

The president has made a career out of ratcheting up the notion that he is the target of a thousand conspiracies. His supporters have sought to compare his ...

3 days ago
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The ANC’s third option

Amid a tsunami of protests against Jacob Zuma and a leadership tussle between Cyril Ramaphosa and Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, a group within the ruling party is ...

7 days ago
Liberty: A giant playing catch-up

While competitors Sanlam and Discovery pursue new avenues, the once-dominant Liberty seems to be left with Africa and, rather late in the day, SA short-term ...

7 days ago
Policing the high seas

SA’s annual exports to Europe, valued at more than €22bn, pass through the Gulf of Guinea, which has eclipsed the Somali coast to become the world’s worst ...

6 days ago
EU: To BEE or not to BEE

The vagueness of legislation involving preferential procurement and empowerment has serious implications for many businesses, and the scope of the regulations ...

6 days ago
What rate card?

There is a growing disconnect between the rate card for media advertising and the discount being offered, as newspaper circulation, radio audiences and TV ...

7 days ago
Agency shake-ups

Changes to The MediaShop and Avatar

7 days ago
Liberty’s Standard nexus

One thing that is not changing, for better or worse, is Liberty’s relationship with Standard Bank.

3 days ago
Davies has lost patience with motor industry companies

Government is taking steps that include possible punitive measures to accelerate the pace of change in the development of black suppliers to vehicle ...

14 days ago