Investing >>

Municipalities in terrible state

MOST South Africa’s municipalities are in a financial state so terrible, threatening their ability to deliver services, says Auditor General (AG) Kimi Makwetu on Wednesday.

Gauteng >>

Deserted factories to be converted into low-cost Affordable Housing

The City of Johannesburg (COJ) says it has identified abandoned factories in the city that it plans to expropriate in order to allow the private sector to turn them into low-cost affordable housing.

KwaZulu-Natal >>

Makro expands in Durban’s booming Cornubia

Cornubia, a multi-billion rand mixed-use development in the northern corridor of Durban, has welcomed the new state-of-the-art Makro Store scheduled to start operating this week.

Mpumalanga >>

R7bn to boost Industrialization in Mpumalanga’s Nkomazi

The recent designation of the Nkomazi Special Economic Zone (SEZ) in Mpumalanga will contribute significantly to the economic and industrial development of the Nkomazi region and the province at large.

Economy >>

SA economy slows as growth dips to 3.2%

South Africa's real Gross Domestic Product (GDP) declined by 3.2% in the first quarter of 2019, Stats SA announced on Tuesday, showing a larger contraction than expected.

Infrastructure >>

Eskom suspends load shedding after days of blackouts

Over the weekend, Eskom said that there will be no load shedding this week as the outlook looks favorable, with plants performing better than last week.

International >>

How advanced data analytics is boosting shopping centre performance

Shopping centre owners for years have been investing in technology – from cutting-edge facial recognition, to understanding how people shop with WiFi – to stay relevant and profitable.