Jacob Zuma heads for jail minutes before Wednesday midnight deadline expires

Jacob Zuma heads for jail minutes before Wednesday midnight deadline expires

Former South African President Jacob Zuma was taken into police custody to begin serving his 15-month jail sentence after he failed in a last-ditch bid to delay his incarceration.South Africa’s Constitutional Democracy landed its biggest blow last night with the arrest of corrupt former ANC and nati

  Alec Hogg
Steven Nathan on consequences in the ‘Republic of no consequences’

Steven Nathan on consequences in the ‘Republic of no consequences’

Steven Nathan joined the BizNews Power Hour to discuss the consequences of corruption that we're seeing in SA - Zuma's sentencing and EOH suing its former CEO.Steven Nathan, founder of 10X Investments, joined the BizNews Power Hour as co-host today where a discussion ensued with BizNews founder Alec

  Nadya Swart
Cyril Ramaphosa moves SA to level 4 lockdown for 14 days

Cyril Ramaphosa moves SA to level 4 lockdown for 14 days

Only 12 days since his last address and on the 458th day of lockdown, South African President Cyril Ramaphosa addressed the nation on the latest Covid-19 third wave. The country’s infections are rising across the country with Gauteng currently the hardest hit with more than 60% of cases. On the back

  Stuart Lowman
Moral dilemma in the workplace? Be a person of conscience.

Moral dilemma in the workplace? Be a person of conscience.

What happens when you find yourself confronted with a work environment in which your moral compass is tested? Wharton professor G. Richard Shell's book is a guide to bring your conscience to work.Finding employment in South Africa is not an easy feat. Finding a job that you love is even more challen

  Nadya Swart
‘A solid company culture washes away bad apples’ – Alan Knott-Craig

‘A solid company culture washes away bad apples’ – Alan Knott-Craig

The paramount importance of a positive company culture is finally starting to stick. Before I started working at BizNews, ‘company culture’ as a concept was somewhat foreign to me. You worked hard, obeyed orders and internalised any and all grievances – it was that simple. My experience at BizNews,

  Nadya Swart
Afrimat CEO Andries van Heerden on the move into manganese mining

Afrimat CEO Andries van Heerden on the move into manganese mining

Afrimat CEO Andries van Heerden joined the BizNews Power Hour to discuss it's latest acquisition and the sequence of events that made Afrimat the success story it is today.Afrimat Limited is a leading black empowered open pit mining company that recently increased its interests in the mining field b

  Nadya Swart
Internal party conflict results in suspended service deliveries for ANC towns

Internal party conflict results in suspended service deliveries for ANC towns

ANC-run towns are suffering from a lack of service delivery, following internal disputes between local officials and party members.Local government in the North West province is in the midst of a dispute – and the town is suffering because of it. The Ditsobotla municipality (which has two mayors) ha

  Jarryd Neves
Christo Wiese: The story of where it all began – told by Magnus Heystek

Christo Wiese: The story of where it all began – told by Magnus Heystek

Magnus Heystek tells the story of diamonds, downturns and changing fortunes which lead to astonishing riches and losses for Christo Wiese.Well known and respected in the industry, Magnus Heystek tells the story of how he grew up with boys who would become some of the wealthiest men in the country. A

  Melani Nathan
Pearls of wisdom from Christo Wiese

Pearls of wisdom from Christo Wiese

Losing R60bn would make anybody understandably bitter. Here's how Christo Wiese healed his wounds from this major financial setback.Losing money – any amount – is something no one wants to go through. Whether you’ve misplaced R100 or been swindled out of R50,000, it hurts. When Steinhoff fell from g

  Jarryd Neves
Life after Jooste, Christo Wiese opens up

Life after Jooste, Christo Wiese opens up

Once one of SA's richest men, Christo Wiese lost a chunk of his fortune in Steinhoff. Wiese joined the Power Hour, spewing nuggets of knowledge throughout.Once one of the richest men in South Africa, Christo Wiese lost a large chunk of his fortune following the corporate fraud at Steinhoff. The comp

  Jarryd Neves
There is nothing wrong with SA that cannot be fixed – Herman Mashaba

There is nothing wrong with SA that cannot be fixed – Herman Mashaba

ActionSA founder Herman Mashaba outlines the state SA finds itself in - and what needs to be done to restore the country and its economy once more.Former Johannesburg mayor Herman Mashaba was one of many distinguished speakers at the inaugural BizNews Investment Conference. The founder of ActionSA a

  Jarryd Neves
SA Judiciary rendered spineless by Humanism and Relativism – Chuck Stephens

SA Judiciary rendered spineless by Humanism and Relativism – Chuck Stephens

"The Judiciary has no backbone. It is wishy-washy", writes Chuck Stephens ... Relativism and Humanism have replaced absolute right and wrong.For decades South Africans have been complaining that the Judiciary has lost its teeth. Paul Hoffman wrote that the corrupt have hollowed out the machinery of

  Melani Nathan
The space race heats up as NASA lands Perseverance on Mars

The space race heats up as NASA lands Perseverance on Mars

NASA has successfully landed a third explorer on Mars. The Perseverance carries a small drone which will explore the red planet.NASA’s Perseverance rover has landed safely on Mars. It joins two other NASA exploration vehicles on the red planet. Perseverance carries a passenger, a small drone helicop

  Melani Nathan
Bosberaad Babelaas

Bosberaad Babelaas

By Tracey SwanepoelA strange and somewhat heretical thought hit me recently: what, if any, is the value of (corporate) strategy?Most corporate strategies are predicated on the assumption of implementation: i.e. when they are implemented things will change, be different, better. Competitive advantage

  Editor