Browsing: Mike Brown

Energy
Can Eskom be saved?

While Nedbank CEO Mike Brown is optimistic, the government will have to make hard decisions, with the burden ultimately falling on the South African public to shoulder the bill.

News
Minister pressured Nedbank on Guptas

Nedbank said South African mines minister Mosebenzi Zwane urged the lender to reconsider its decision to sever ties with companies tied to the Gupta family, who are friends of President Jacob Zuma and in business with his son. Nedbank, in a letter

News
Broadlink in big network expansion

Broadlink, a subsidiary of WBS Holdings, the company recently acquired by Multisource – the company backed by former top bankers Michael Jordaan and Paul Harris — has announced a big national expansion of its network, building new wireless

News
Economic crisis ‘rendering SA sober’

The economic crisis following President Jacob Zuma’s treasury debacle has finally brought about a convergence of government and business, former Nedbank chairman Reuel Khoza said on Tuesday

Science
Hints of a giant planet beyond Pluto

There’s plenty of excitement at the announcement overnight that a new planet is potentially waiting to be found at the extremes of our solar system. The possible ninth planet is thought to be quite substantial, with a mass around 10 times that of Earth and a radius that’s two

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New owners outline big plans for WBS

Multisource, backed by former top bankers Paul Harris and Michael Jordaan, plans to capitalise Wireless Business Solutions (WBS), the parent of iBurst and Broadlink, to build a 4G/LTE network

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