Dan Kriek reiterates the federation’s commitment to building an inclusive, thriving, and globally competitive agricultural sector.
The ban on a TV commercial that tried to humorously turn the Jan Van Riebeeck story on its head was upheld by the tribunal.
It said many companies have begun to embrace the concept of a living wage, but statistics can be improved.
The technology group said its board would act decisively in respect of any further wrongdoing identified during the ongoing investigation.
Most of the national budget goes to servicing debt and paying salaries and social grants, not to infrastructure development and services.
The axed CEO might subpoena the Rothschild group’s chairman to submit an affidavit about Trevor Manuel’s ‘triple conflict of interest’.

Personal Finance Many South Africans ‘too broke to retire’

A large number of South Africans earning at least R15,000 a month are delaying retirement because they simply can’t afford it, a survey found.

Business News Black Business Council welcomes Patel’s R40bn cash injection for black industrialists

The Black Industrialists Programme aims to unlock the potential of industrialists in key sectors of the economy.

Business News Naledi Pandor in bilateral meeting with Korean counterpart

South Africa and the Republic of Korea enjoy well-established bilateral relations since formal diplomatic ties were cemented in December 1992.

Business News Petrol to go up while diesel goes down

The AA predicts a 7 cent per litre increase for petrol, with a 20 cent decrease for diesel in August.

Business News Eskom group treasurer Andre Pillay resigns

This follows after Phakamani Hadebe resigned in May, saying the demands of running the parastatal had strained his health.

Business News MC Mining gets IDC funding for Makhado project

Proceeds of the loan will reportedly be utilised to develop the west pit and modify the existing Vele Colliery processing plant.

Business News Tongaat Hulett’s former CEO loses millions after share price dive

PwC is undertaking a forensic investigation into the group’s accounting practices, which saw its shares suspended from trade on June 10, and its already pressured share price fell further.

BEE commission ups the ante on board level voting rights

The B-BBEE commission will monitor whether certain BEE schemes afford black shareholders, through board representatives, actual voting rights.

Business News We’re entering new age of BEE after MTN Zakhele-Futhi finding – Sakeliga

The commission’s findings imply comprehensive corporate disruption for the South African economy, the business organisation says.

Business News SAB appoints new vice president corporate affairs, Zoleka Lisa

SAB said Lisa will lead the organisation’s public policy, transformation, entrepreneurship and sustainability strategy.

Business News BEE commmission says MTN scheme contrary to objectives of empowerment law

On the basis of the mobile communications company’s cooperation, the commission said it had issued final findings.

Business News Mboweni puts long-awaited interim board in place at the PIC

This as ousted CEO Dan Matjila testifies that the merry-go-round of ministerial appointments was aimed at getting control of the R2trn ‘piggybank’.

Personal Finance Pensioner’s money pain may come back to haunt bank

The pensioner’s daughter, who is a lawyer, intends dragging Absa Bank before the Ombudsman and National Credit Regulator.

Business News Fuel levy stuffs govt coffers, but bleeds motorists dry

Government is using the fuel levy to boost its coffers, and motorists are bearing the brunt. In 2009, R1.77 for every litre of petrol bought went to government – today it’s R5.73.



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