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China power crunch is next economic shock after Evergrande

27 Sep 2021 /  Bloomberg News  
The crackdown on power consumption is being driven by rising demand for electricity and surging coal and gas prices as well as strict targets from Beijing to cut emissions.

Three African countries need $280bn for climate change

27 Sep 2021 /  Antony Sguazzin, Bloomberg  
35 cities in South Africa, Kenya and Ethiopia by 2050, new research shows.

Advertising models to reset in the new ‘attention economy’

27 Sep 2021 /  Neesa Moodley  
The way people consume information has changed rapidly, creating a healthy debate on what it takes for businesses to win in the new attention economy.

White collar crime is a serious challenge for the country

27 Sep 2021 /  Ann Crotty  
But does Steinhoff’s desire to have a hearing on the liquidation application against it warrant the apex court’s urgent involvement? Plus a look at the R1m fine levied against JCI.

Domestic tourism ‘is the only market’ right now – Tsogo Sun Hotels CEO

27 Sep 2021 /  Suren Naidoo   2
Marcel von Aulock talks about developments at SA’s largest hotel group in the face of the pandemic, the broader tourism industry’s recovery, and how the vaccination drive is crucial for the sector.

Cracks appear in government’s e-toll user-pay principle

27 Sep 2021 /  Roy Cokayne   5
Proposed SABC household levy sending 'a mixed message' on the user-pay principle – Outa.

Nersa proposes complete overhaul of Eskom price determination

27 Sep 2021 /  Moneyweb   5
Regulator still has to decide how to deal with next year’s tariffs.

Sars claims ‘astronomical’ R19bn in taxes from company accused of tobacco smuggling

27 Sep 2021 /  Ciaran Ryan   11
Fears the company is spiriting trucks and other assets across the border to evade paying tax.

China: Don’t mistake Xi Jinping’s crackdowns for a second Cultural Revolution

26 Sep 2021 /  Kerry Brown   1
It is important to recognise the things that could be seen as unique about the Cultural Revolution.

Nasa creates a new mission in its quest for the moon and mars

26 Sep 2021 /  Justin Bachman, Bloomberg   1
The agency plans to separate the Human Exploration and Operations Mission Directorate into two areas.

Fishing communities fear their livelihoods are threatened by Karpowership plan

26 Sep 2021 /  Liezl Human, GroundUp   10
Gas energy generation licences approved despite environmental concerns.

Delta variant extinguishes Beta in SA, study shows

25 Sep 2021 /  Antony Sguazzin, Bloomberg   1
The more infectious nature of the delta mutation of the coronavirus has seen it almost completely displace the beta variant in SA.

A Faang taper quake is what active manager dreams are made of

25 Sep 2021 /  Sam Potter and Lu Wang, Bloomberg  
Spiking Treasury yields sent the richly valued Faang group to a third week of losses.

Evergrande’s EV unit admits there’s no certainty it can pay debt

25 Sep 2021 /  Katrina Nicholas, Bloomberg  
As it continues to look for strategic investors to inject much-needed capital.

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