As South African consumers and retailers prepare for the shopping spree associated with the international trend of Black Friday and Cyber Monday, the real achievement for the country will be the expected improvement in the adoption of e-Commerce.
When Mark Shuttleworth, a prominent Southern African entrepreneur, founded Canonical Ltd in 2004, he had a vision: that open source software would be promoted, supported and distributed freely.
Economists in South Africa are bracing for further downgrades, as ratings agencies prepare to release their assessments of the country’s financial state.
Eskom has justified its 20 percent tariff increase request by saying it would help turn its financial fortunes around.
The inquiry currently on the go in Parliament into affairs at underfire Eskom is expected to hear testimony from Brian Molefe and Zola Tsotsi on Tuesday.
Underfire Eskom has been blasted for rejecting proposals to postpone building on power stations at Medupi and Kusile by the Democratic Alliance.
President Jacob Zuma is confident that State Owned Enterprises (SOEs) like South African Airways, Eskom and the SABC will turn the corner during his tenure at the helm.
Cosatu’s terrified by the prospect of job losses in the aviation industry, following reports that South African Airways (SAA) would be implementing cost-cutting measures.
The Chamber of Mines is fuming, following a request by Eskom to hike electricity tariffs by 20 percent this week.
The Department of Economic Opportunities, in the Western Cape, said poultry farms in that province have now been infection-free for a month.