Author: Ray Mahlaka

By global standards, most South African consumers are making their purchases at brick-and-mortar stores, even as the online shopping sphere is poised for stunning growth. But it hasn’t been smooth sailing for the country’s still

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Although black economic empowerment share deals are often complicated in their structure and are at times priced at hefty discounts and have limited liquidity, it appears that investors who have stuck it out in some schemes are

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The constitutional court’s scathing judgment that ordered Vodacom to compensate Nkosana Makate for his “please call me” idea, in theory, brings an end to a legal case akin to a David vs Goliath battle. The case, which was before the high court in

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MTN’s black economic empowerment (BEE) share scheme MTN Zakhele is expected to list on the JSE on 5 November. With a market capitalisation of R8,2bn, MTN Zakhele will be the first BEE empowerment share scheme to list on the JSE’s BEE board from its current over-the-counter

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When chief justice Mogoeng Mogoeng put it to Vodacom’s counsel, led by Fanie Cilliers SC, that a man who has invented a product out of which the telecommunications giant generated millions must get nothing, attendees at the constitutional court murmured in disagreement

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Private education group Advtech has nailed its colours to the mast, saying it is business as usual after it rejected a takeover proposal from PSG-controlled rival Curro Holdings. With a more than usual turnout at the Advtech’s annual general meeting

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MTN’s black economic empowerment share scheme, MTN Zakhele, says its imminent listing on the JSE’s BEE board will provide shareholders with regulatory certainty for trading their shares. This is after the Financial Services Board

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