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‘I can assure you that South African Airways since its reemergence from business rescue, from May 2021 to current, has been on a remedial programme to sort out all those audit findings that the 2018 financials are about,’ says Professor John Lamola, interim CEO at South African Airways.
‘I would say it's going to take us still a couple of years to move far enough forward with the basic reforms to show that we are making meaningful progress, and then there are other big issues that clearly are going to take longer,’ says Kevin Lings, chief economist at…
‘The most encouraging thing is that through ongoing dialogue, she has shown a real approach that seeks to be consultative, but also, she has been very open to working with the private sector in terms of resolving some of the issues at Transnet,’ says Lunga Maloyi, economic policy director at…
A round-up of news updates, including a look at what the top priorities should be for the new Transnet CEO. Analysis of SAA’s finances and a look at how the Department of Health is readying itself for the implementation of the NHI.
‘These industries employ 70 000 people, contribute significantly to the manufacturing sector to the extent of about R500 billion a year and there are no feasible or discernible alternatives for energy to run these plants at this particular point in time,’ says Jaco Human of the Industrial Gas Users Association…
A round-up of news updates, including a look at concerns by industrial gas users on a looming gas supply crisis. A look at why parliament has skipped public hearings on the SABC Bill and understanding why SA beef is so sought after.
‘One of the major things that was a good example of the rebuilding process is what was the reestablishment of the Sars Large Business Centre to what it was, which is essentially a one-stop shop for companies with a certain level of income so that they can more easily resolve…
A round-up of news updates including a look at whether SA’s energy availability factor has improved. A look at why KZN is key for the elections this time around and the value of the sports market in South Africa.
‘It's crazy that government departments aren't paying their e-toll bills and yet some companies are. We've been saying for some time now, if these last 10% to 15% of the people who are paying just stopped paying, it would force government to make their decision a lot quicker,’ says Wayne…
A round-up of news updates, including a look at the impact of proposed cuts to overtime pay for doctors. A look at why voter education is critical ahead of the elections, and analysis of the trends that will shape consumer spending over the next year.
‘What we're finding is one in three transactions occur via a mobile device. That adoption is much greater and faster, which is the rise that we've seen last year, which is over 20% within the South African market,’ says Hayley Hopwood, head of revenue at Paystack.
A round-up of news updates, including a look at what the budget speech means for investors. A look at the rise of digital payments and analysis on whether political parties will lose or gain votes based on their stance on the Israel-Gaza situation.
‘I think the misconception is that you needed to have a certain background. Even in school you needed to have studied certain subjects. It's pretty simple once you're in it, and really anyone can do it,’ says Mvelo Hlope, CEO of Zaio.
‘When you're associating with an individual person, brands and companies need to consider the fact that these individual people have various different changing personalities, and their public interest may improve or decline over time, and it's important to be able to mitigate those risks,’ says Danilo Acquisto, senior digital influencer…
A summary of news updates delving into the persistent rise in SA's unemployment rate. We examine recent guidelines in the influencer marketing sector and why the government should prioritise children in social spending.
‘It begs the question as to whether or not the statistics of around 94% of them being concluded, does it include those that are not being traced, that are not traceable, that disappear off the system,’ says Bulelwa Mabasa, head of land reform at Werksmans.
A round-up of news updates, including a look at whether the Hawks are making inroads in investigating commercial crimes. A look at whether SA’s land restitution programme is starting to bear fruit and calls for a wealth tax to solve some of the country’s social challenges.
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