05-09-2011 – King III makes it clear that “shareholders are ultimately responsible for the composition of the board, and it is in their interest to ensure that the board is properly constituted from the viewpoint of skills and representivity”. The Companies Act (the Act) requires directors to be elected by... Read more
15-08-2011 – It is expected that the there will be greater enforcement of the new Companies Act’s provisions. It is therefore imperative that directors familiarise themselves with the provisions of the Act, as ignorance of the law will not be an excuse. That’s according to Natasha Bouwman, Company Secretary and... Read more
The ANC should recognise that it is bigger than individuals and its legacy must go on long after individual leaders are gone. 24-05-2011 -By SIYA MITI The past week feels like forever and a day, what with predictions of doomsday, the local government elections, shocking news of journalist Anton... Read more
Nxarhuni Village, outside East London, is set to become home to the first maritime school in South Africa as part of the South Africa Maritime Safety Authority’s (SAMSA) plan to improve the country’s maritime economy. SAMSA has adopted Ngwenyathi High School and plans are afoot to launch it as... Read more
Sometimes the line between early adopter and dork becomes a little blurry.  Differentiating between a trend-sheep and someone with their finger on the pulse is subjective at best. In recent years in the fashion industry, the rise of crocs to ubiquity has been … surprising (read: cardiac arrest inducing). ... Read more
  The poorest pay a steep price for price fixing by basic food cartels and the taxpayer foots the bill for tender rigging. The construction industry is the latest economic sector to come into the spotlight for defrauding the state through price fixing. Early this month, the Competition Commission... Read more