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Five facts that prove South Africa’s nuclear power plan should die

Under the presidency of Jacob Zuma, South Africa has been trying to implement a massive new nuclear programme. The initiative stood against a growing...

Did Steinhoff’s board structure contribute to the scandal?

The global retail group Steinhoff is reeling under allegations of accounting fraud. Since the allegations surfaced last year the CEO of the multi-billion dollar...

Why shaking up South Africa’s power utility matters for the economy

South Africa’s power utility Eskom has seen a remarkable leadership shake up in the past few days. Almost the entire board has been replaced...
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The Arlene Mulder business leadership journey

In her matric year, social tech entrepreneur Arlene Mulder attended winter school where she solved a university level maths problem that her teacher said...
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‘We need to teach people how to solve problems.’

Arlene Mulder was an RMB investment banker for 7 years, until her free thinking, socially minded, entrepreneurial self surfaced. She then went on to...
No change in repo rate

No change in repo rate

The repurchase rate will remain unchanged at 6.75% per annum, Reserve Bank Governor Lesetja Kganyago has announced. “In light of the recent developments and the...
Old Mutual staves off retrenchment, invests in SA

Old Mutual staves off retrenchment, invests in SA

Economic Development Minister Ebrahim Patel says the decision by Old Mutual to hold off on retrenchments and the establishment of a R500 million fund...

What does Ramaphosa’s victory mean for South Africa’s economy?

A great deal is expected from Cyril Ramaphosa who was elected as the president of South Africa’s governing party, the African National Congress (ANC)....

Remote Working: An Opportunity For South African Workers?

In the modern era, more and more people are starting to work from home or remotely. This figure has increased so drastically that it...

Pension Fund R12.5 billion poorer

The government pension fund (GPF) lost about R12,5 billion due to the Steinhoff shares decline. Steinhoff's market value on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) fell...

South Africa should prepare for the worst case scenario: seeking help...

Prudence teaches that societies experiencing difficult and uncertain times should hope for the best but prepare for the worst. South Africa should take this lesson...
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Private Equity in action

RMB Corvest promises private equity in action, not words. RMB Corvest invests in well managed, well performing medium sized business in South Africa and abroad. Mike...
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