Kaya Biz

At the helm of Gauteng’s biggest business radio show, Kaya Biz, is Gugulethu who will be leading the conversation on what is next for the Afropolitan business landscape. The show presents local and international business news, entrepreneurship, corporate and investment banking. Since its inception in May 2006 Kaya Biz has grown from a half-an-hour daily finance update to an hour show bringing compelling business news and market reviews to listeners.
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Fruits and vegetables continued to surge BUT MEAT

GUEST: MERVYN ABRAHAMS, PROGRAMME COORDINATOR PIETERMARITZBURG ECONOMIC JUSTICE AND DIGNITY GROUP (PMBEJD) The latest food basket data from the Pietermaritzburg Economic Justice and Dignity group (PMBEJD) shows that meat prices were generally the only foods to come down in price over the last year – while fruits and vegetables continued…
28 Sep 5PM 12 min

Stellantis Plans to Build Cars in South Africa

GUEST - Asanda Xawuka, Executive Manager, Coega Special Economic Zone Business Development Stellantis has confirmed its intention to develop a greenfield manufacturing facility in Coega in South Africa with the Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) and the Department of Trade, Industry and Competition (the dtic). Minister Ebrahim Patel, senior officials from…
27 Sep 4PM 7 min

Consumers buying homes and clothes on credit despite high interest rates

GUEST – Weihan Sun, director of financial services research and consulting at TransUnion South Africa Stronger year-over-year (YoY) demand and lower delinquencies showed that South African credit card holders remained resilient during Q2 2023. In addition, balance growth trended upwards in response to the continued economic headwinds as consumers turned…
27 Sep 4PM 9 min

Old Mutual ups dividend by over a quarter despite tough SA economy

GUEST - Iain Williamson - Old Mutual CEO Old Mutual has upped its interim dividend by more than a quarter despite a modest dip in half-year earnings as it suffered from weak economic growth in its main market of SA. The Cape Town-headquartered insurance and investment group’s board declared an…
27 Sep 4PM 9 min

Google celebrates 25 today, we reflect on its journey in Africa.

GUEST – Dr Alistair Mokoena – Head of Google South Africa It's hard to believe, but Google turned 25 today. Depending on how old you are, this may either seem like a much longer time than you expected or much shorter than you thought. As someone who grew up with…
27 Sep 4PM 12 min

Network operators expected to spend R1.1 billion on diesel in 2023

GUEST - Nomvuyiso Batyi – CEO of The Association of Comms and Technology (ACT) The Association of Comms and Technology (ACT) is concerned with instability of electricity which harms telecoms and digital economy. While Eskom plunges South Africa into darkness, network operators have emerged as the unsung heroes, upholding economic…
26 Sep 5PM 15 min

ITS MY HOUSE - Property Transfer Delays: What Causes Them and How They Can Be Avoided

GUEST - Matseleng Mogodi , Senior Property Practitioner at Snooks Estates From start to finish, property transactions are already complex and lengthy processes without the additional frustration and, often, additional costs of transfer delays just when you think the end is in sight. And, although some delays cannot be foreseen,…
26 Sep 5PM 17 min

SOE CEO appointments remain a governance minefield: IoDSA

GUEST - Professor Parmi Natesan, CEO of the Institute of Directors in South Africa (IoDSA) News reports that the Minister of Public Enterprises has rejected the name put forward by the Eskom board to replace André de Ruyter as CEO once again raising the complex governance issues relating to the…
26 Sep 5PM 6 min

Stats SA asks that people participate in the 'Income and Expenditure' survey

GUEST - Werner Ruch: Project director for the Income and Expenditure survey Household income and expenditure surveys are an essential component to a healthy data ecosystem and critical for economic and developmental planning and decision-making. Statistical agencies like Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) use these surveys to inform the measurement…
21 Sep 5PM 12 min

Black property professionals suffering because of building hijackings

GUEST – Kululwa Muthwa – CEO of The South African Institute for Black Property Professionals (SAIBPP) The South African Institute for Black Property Professionals (SAIBPP) is “gravely concerned” about the high costs associated with the continued hijacking of buildings in the country’s CBDs. This act of criminality, it says, costs…
21 Sep 5PM 16 min

OPINION | The SA taxi industry is worth billions. Why is it paying so little tax?

GUEST - Mbavhalelo Mabogo is CEO and Founder, Quickloc8 The South African taxi industry, a cornerstone of the nation's transport landscape, has long been under scrutiny for its apparent underpayment of taxes. However, a closer examination reveals a more complex reality. In 2021, the industry paid only R5 million in…
20 Sep 5PM 9 min

Big changes for the Road Accident Fund in South Africa – lawyers fight back

GUEST – Advocate Justin Erasmus, Chairperson of the Personal Injury Plaintiff Lawyers Association (PIPLA) Legal experts are crying foul over proposed changes to the Road Accident Fund, which will see the fund severely cut down on the support offered to road accident victims and negate compensation in some cases entirely…
20 Sep 5PM 12 min
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