In the news today: China acquires the Waldorf, healthcare needs app designers, and local retirement under the spotlight


China in charge

Beijing-based conglomerate Anbang Insurance Group is aggressively acquiring overseas companies and properties, including the Waldorf Astoria in New York.  READ MORE

Narrow escape

Following a number of safety recalls of the Ford Kuga in South Africa, yet another model caught fire just outside Estcourt in KwaZulu-Natal.  READ MORE

Healthcare by design

In his Design Indaba speech, specialist ophthalmologist Dr William Mapham spoke about the development of the Vula app, which gives health workers in remote rural areas a tool that provides quick and efficient specialist care.  READ MORE

Caxton acquires Novus stake

The JSE-listed printer and publisher hopes to score from new Media24 print projects.  READ MORE

Retirement fund reform

Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba announced during his Budget Speech that government has directed the Financial Services Board to proceed with measures to modernise and improve retirement fund governance in the country.  READ MORE