Roy Cokayne has been a financial journalist for 34 years, focusing largely on the automotive, construction and property sectors. He is fascinated and passionate about life, living, the truth and justice.

SA cement industry needs protection – PPC

Imports and sub-standard products are threatening its viability.

New path being forged for business rescue in South Africa

Group Five creditors committee independent chairperson a first for the country.

Automotive transformation fund likely to exceed its decade lifespan

Most of the manufacturers will each pay R38m a year into the fund, but the 'once empowered, always empowered' principle won't necessarily apply.

Isuzu to invest R1.2bn in next-generation bakkie programme

Local buyers will initially serve as the main market, with growing volumes expected from sub-Saharan Africa in time.

Raubex’s construction focus pays dividends

Renewable energy projects are driving its improved financial performance.

PPC shares take a hammering on the JSE

Group expects a 65-85% reduction in interim headline earnings per share.

R6bn transformation fund launched by SA’s seven vehicle OEMs

Will support black participation in the automotive industry supply chain.

Ford to take its Silverton plant off the grid

Plans to launch first phase of its succulent-powered renewable energy plan next year.

R3.5bn to be invested in first phase of Tshwane’s Automotive SEZ

SEZ to improve efficiencies at Ford and facilitate its vision to double vehicle production in four years.

16 000 jobs created following SA’s R1.2trn investment bid

Many of the new investments will be located in various special economic zones.

Government back-tracks on Tito Mboweni’s e-toll comments

A final decision on e-tolls will be taken in two weeks - Transport Minister.


Drikus Combrinck – uitvoerende hoof & fondsbestuurder, Capicraft.

E-tolls: Outa says ‘No’

Getting people to pay may prove to be government’s Achilles heel.

NHI roll-out cost increased by additional R33bn a year

Estimate is an indicative cost, not budget commitment - Treasury.

Cost of saving Eskom continues to rise

Provisionally allocated R10bn in MTBPS for its 2021/22 financial year.

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