The current pace of growth in unsecured lending is "unsustainable" says TransUnion's Geoff Miller – but is South Africa facing a lending crisis?
By Ian Armitage
Credit information giant TransUnion's latest Consumer Credit Index (CCI) has a stark warning to lenders and households – beware the dangers of using credit to fund short-term consumption.
Africa Outlook talks to Grandmark International's Steven Ongchin about how a landmark court ruling could pave the way for a more open and competitive motor industry.
Cas Coovadia, head of the Banking Association of South Africa, talks to South Africa Magazine about a host of issues including unsecured lending, the eurozone crisis, regulation and the banking sector's role financing a new wave of infrastructure projects.
The lines between government and business have been blurred says Gareth Newham, Head of the Crime and Justice Programme at the Institute of Security Studies (ISS) in Pretoria.
Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (Prasa) is planning a R15 billion black economic empowerment programme as part of plans to modernise Metrorail's fleet of commuter coaches, Business Day has reported.
Africa Outlook talks life aquatic, fun, theme parks and how to increase footfalls and revenue with Shawn Thompson, the chief executive officer of uShaka Marine World.
Durban's public transport system is set for a major facelift with the city set to implement a new Integrated Rapid Public Transport Network.
Pierre de Villiers interviews Oscar Pistorius, a man sure to make a big impression in London.
Ezera Tshabangu, General Manager: High Performance Department at SASCO looks forward to the upcoming London Olympics – can SA bring home the expected 12 medal haul?
By Susan Miller
As this year's London Olympic Games approach and we all start to get fixated on times, speeds and medal counts – and whether our top athletes and swimmers like Caster Semenya (800m) and Chad le Clos (200m butterfly) can excel and beat the world's best – spare a thought for the South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee's (SASCO's) backroom personnel.
The South African government has performed a dramatic u-turn and says it is now willing to consider alternatives to controversial e-tolls.
Africa Outlook catches up with South African business journalist Sumitra Nydoo.
Following government's black empowerment efforts, Rajen Reddy, CEO of KZN Oils, has built his dream into a multimillion rand business.
New rolling stock key to unlocking SA's passenger-rail future, says Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (Prasa) CEO Tshepo Lucky Montana.
Africa Outlook talks with Rezidor Hotel's Andrew McLachlan who charts the rise of one of the world's fastest growing hotel chains.