power | private

Private power generation cap raised to 100MW – victory for private sector, says Vegter

The effects of load shedding on the South African economy are well-documented. Businesses struggle to operate as power supply is constantly interrupted across the country. American multinational investment bank Goldman Sachs once described Eskom, the country’s debt-riddled power utility, as “the biggest threat to South Africa’s economy.” The surprise announcement allowing up to 100MW of…

Dubai-based | private

Dubai-based private education provider seeks JSE listing, plans to take on SA educators – CEO insights

The pool of stocks available for investment on the Johannesburg stock exchange has been steadily shrinking over the past decade, with companies complaining about red tape, costs and illiquidity. A Dubai-based education company is bucking this trend. Joining BizNews from the UAE is Mr Radhakrishnan Nair, CEO of Athena Education, to talk about why his…