The ever-present spectre of the coronavirus and the reimposition of containment measures in several countries were keeping optimism at bay.
Posted: September 29, 2020, 5:30 am
Through strategic breeding, African cattle are resilient to drought, heat waves and disease, according to a genetic analysis released Monday.
Posted: September 28, 2020, 7:00 pm
Zimbabwe’s two-decade economic collapse is touching new lows with inflation at more than 750% and the country’s currency collapsing.
Posted: September 28, 2020, 6:21 pm
The new plan will focus on collaboration in areas including higher education, skills transfer, health, the digital economy, science and technology.
Posted: September 28, 2020, 5:55 pm
SA's current flawed remuneration system benefits a few key decision-makers while ignoring the interests of ordinary pensioners, savers and investors.
Posted: September 28, 2020, 2:26 pm
SA's annual producer price inflation had dipped during SA's stringent lockdown earlier in the year.
Posted: September 28, 2020, 11:19 am
National Treasury wants strict conditions attached to any guarantees it provides for loans to the country’s embattled state airline, according to two people familiar with the matter.
Posted: September 28, 2020, 9:43 am
TikTok’s owner, ByteDance, requested the hold after the president ordered the app out of US stores unless the company sold a stake in its US operations to a domestic buyer.
Posted: September 28, 2020, 6:43 am
The hospitality industry is feeling some relief with the easing of lockdown. But the truth is that hospitality leaders will need to build resilience to cope.
Posted: September 28, 2020, 3:01 am
The Trump administration has taken aim at another prominent Chinese technology company, adding to tensions between the two countries over the critical industry.
Posted: September 27, 2020, 1:02 pm
The low-cost carrier says it "hopeful of a resolution" as it talks continue with SAA Technical over payments.
Posted: September 27, 2020, 12:42 pm
Eskom says Maluti-a-Phofung has not paid a cent of its R5.4 billion electricity debt, but is paying its other debt obligations.
Posted: September 26, 2020, 4:01 pm
The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits unexpectedly increased last week. Could economic recovery from Covid-19 be running out of steam?
Posted: September 26, 2020, 2:01 pm
Data indicates that women-owned businesses present a lower statistical risk for business financiers, says the area manager at SME finance company Business Partners.
Posted: September 26, 2020, 11:00 am
A pensioner considers investing in RSA retail savings bonds but wants to know if it's worth the risk during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Posted: September 26, 2020, 9:33 am
SOSS Tech created an emergency response platform that allows users respond to, de-escalate as well as alert security and emergency medical services in emergencies.
Posted: September 26, 2020, 9:00 am
The EU on Friday appealed a major setback at a European court that annulled a Brussels order that Apple repay Ireland €13 billion in back taxes.
Posted: September 26, 2020, 8:46 am
A Fin24 reader with several investments hopes to retire comfortably at the age of 55. He looks to an expert on how to maximise growth on his investments.
Posted: September 26, 2020, 7:40 am
A group of Apple's critics - including Spotify Technology, Match Group and "Fortnite" creator Epic Games - have joined a nonprofit group that plans to advocate for legal and regulatory action to challenge the iPhone maker's App Store practices.
Posted: September 26, 2020, 6:29 am
Facebook's long-delayed independent Oversight Board plans to launch in mid-late October, just before the November US presidential election, although a board member said he did not know whether it would hear cases related to the contest.
Posted: September 25, 2020, 5:56 pm