Business Features & Articles
India, SA to intensify partnerships to address recession
The partnerships between South Africa and India must be used to address the current economic recession, says Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Maite Nkoana-Mashabane.
Youth must use 2010 to realise business dreams
The youth have been encouraged to use the 2010 FIFA World Cup as a platform to realise their dreams of owning a business.
Business confidence inches up
A slight recovery in South African business confidence could mark the start of a turnaround that could pick up momentum towards year-end as the global economy recovers, says the SA Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SACCI).
Retail trade sales drop
Retail trade sales at constant price for the first 10 months of 2008 reflected a decrease of 2.2 percent compared to the same period in 2007.
Wall Street plunges amid economic woes
Wall Street plunged amid economic woes on Monday as investors cashed in some of their gains from the big rally in the previous week and key economic reports showed economic slowdown.
New vehicle sales slump to five year low
As one of the sectors to be hardest hit by a drop in credit demand and diminishing disposable income, new vehicles sales for November 2008 has slumped to a five year low.
South Africa's GDP slows to 0.2%
South Africa's economic growth rate has slowed to 0.2 percent in the third quarter of the year, compared to real annualised growth rates of 1.6 and 5.1 percent in the first and second quarters of the year, according to Statistics South Africa (Stats SA).
SARS deadline looms for employers
Employers have until Friday to submit their Pay As You Earn (PAYE) reconciliation declarations to the South African Revenue Service (SARS).
Did you know?
Zainunnissa "Cissie" Gool was the daughter of Dr Abdullah Abdurahman. She was the first non-white woman to complete a MA degree in Psychology and also the first non-white woman to practise law in South Africa, which she did in 1963 at 63 years of age. She was also the only non-white woman to sit on the Cape Town City Council before 1994, and also helped to form the Non-European United Front. There is an Avenue named after Cissie Gool in Rylands.
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