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JSE-listed directors still mainly pale males — majorities grossly under-represented

Analysis of data by the independent research organisation Who Owns Whom reveals that active JSE-listed companies’ boards have directors who, on average, are relatively younger and who are serving in their current positions for a shorter time than their overseas counterparts. These directorships remain dominated by white men. Long-term structural reform needed Directorships held by women only account for 17% of all board-level appointments across all JSE-listed companies. Read More

Health sector continues to grapple with a crippling shortage of skilled staff

The healthcare sector is confronted by numerous challenges, including what is termed the Quadruple Burden of Disease: infectious diseases, notably HIV and Tuberculosis; maternal and child mortality; non-communicable diseases such as diabetes, cancer and hypertension; and violence, injuries and trauma. Read More

Switch over to WOWEB and further new features

As from Monday 1 August 2016, Who Owns Whom clients will automatically be redirected to the new subscriber platform, WOWEB Read More

Entrepreneurs leverage cleanliness

The soap and cleaning product manufacturing industry has created a number of innovative entrepreneurial start-ups such as Durban- based Elegant Line Chemicals founded by Nelly Shezi in 2007 which manufactures cleaning products and polishes for the domestic, industrial and automotive markets. Read More