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Mboweni Extends Mark Kingon’s Tenure As Acting Sars Commissioner

JOHANNESBURG - Finance Minister Tito Mboweni has extended the tenure of acting South African Revenue Service (Sars) Commissioner Mark Kingon.The news comes after former...
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Is Investing In Emerging Markets Worth It?

Emerging markets have become a key contributor to global economic growth but is investing in these economies worth it? CNBC Africa’s Busi Lethole explains.
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South Africa Receives UK Travel Awards

The city of Cape Town has won the accolade for ‘Best City’ for the sixth consecutive year, while South Africa was voted second in...
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Assessing Africa’s Investment Landscape

The International Monetary Fund recently warned that storm clouds were gathering over the global economy and that governments and central banks might not be...
rooibos crops in cape town

A Rosy Outlook for Rooibos Agriculture Products

Rooibos, which is exclusively farmed in the Cederberg and Sandveld areas of the Western Cape of South Africa is fast becoming one of the...

Could Pending Retrenchment, R3bn Bailout Be Behind SABC Board Exodus?

Pending retrenchments and a R3 billion bailout may be at the root of the recent exodus of South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) board members.December...
Estate Planning

Eight Essential Tips To Make Estate Planning Easier

By Willie FourieEstate planning doesn’t need to be overly complicated, yet there are common mistakes we see people make that can have devastating outcomes...
Remaining Financially Fit

Remaining Financially Fit In The Face Of A Tough Economy

The sobering news delivered by our new finance minister in the mid-term budget should give business and property owners pause for thought as they...
Zambia's Chamber Of Mines

Zambia’s Chamber Of Mines Sees 21,000 Job Cuts Due To Higher...

Mining companies in Zambia may lay off more than 21,000 workers due to reduced capital expenditure over the next three years if the government...
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How To Stretch Your Festive Budget

We all dream of the festive season being a magical time – although sometimes that magic seems to run out early as our wallets...
Wide spread solar panels to generate solar energy.

Africa To Turn To Solar Energy For Power

Energy poverty in Africa is estimated to cost the continent between 2 and 4 percent of gross domestic product a year.This is according to...
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The 7R Theory Of Creating Wealth

The theory is about making money work for us instead of us working for money. The idea is about creating wealth flow through PASSIVE...
Africa's Largest Economies

Africa Top10 Business News

Where do Africa's Largest Economies Stand on Migration?Anti-immigrant rhetoric from the US and Europe has grown increasingly vocal in recent years. But, as it turns out, a majority of people in some of Africa’s...

Money & Business

Wide spread solar panels to generate solar energy.

Africa To Turn To Solar Energy For Power

Energy poverty in Africa is estimated to cost the continent between 2 and 4 percent of gross domestic product a year.This is according to the African Development Bank (AfDB),...
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The 7R Theory Of Creating Wealth

The theory is about making money work for us instead of us working for money. The idea is about creating wealth flow through PASSIVE INCOME.Dhaval Bathia, renowned Mind Trainer,...
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Advocate Sam Muofhe On The Impact Of The Zondo Commission On SA

South Africa has been gripped by the events that have been unfolding in the past few months coming out of the State of Capture Inquiry. Some ministers have revealed...
Port Elizabeth

Up-And-Coming Suburbs Of Port Elizabeth Tick All The Boxes For Young Home Buyers

With affordability and value for money key criteria for today’s younger generation of home buyers, the up-and-coming areas of Pinelands, Parsons Vlei, Salisbury Park, Fairview and Richmond Hill in...

SA Needs To Bail Out Eskom, Says Former Eskom Adviser Rothschild

JOHANNESBURG - The South African government needs to “bite the bullet” and bail out struggling state-run power firm Eskom, which has asked for R100 billion in government support, the...
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What First-Time Vehicle Owners Need To Consider

Getting your first car? Insurance should be your first consideration. As the year draws to a close, one thing that many South Africans are hopeful for is a bonus or thirteenth...
Capital Spending Budget

Chevron Sets First Capital Spending Budget Increase In 4 Years

Chevron plans to spend $20 billion (R282bn)  next year on oil and natural gas projects, the second-largest U.S. oil producer said on Thursday in a statement, its first increase...
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EEA’s Koen Vervaeke Speaks On Strengthening Africa-Europe Ties

In September this year, African Union and the European Union initiated the Africa-Europe Alliance for sustainable investment and jobs with the aim to boost investment in Africa, strengthen trade,...
Eskom

How Eskom’s Looming ‘Death Spiral’ Is Threatening SA’s Economy

Bloated by debt, bled by corruption and battered by structurally declining sales, South African power utility Eskom is facing what’s known in the industry as a “death spiral”.And the...

Transnet Acting CEO Working Hard To Root Out Corruption

CAPE TOWN – Transnet's acting group chief executive Tau Morwe says management is hard at work rooting out corruption within the parastatal.The company is also in the process of...
Anti-Corruption Day

South African Companies Advised To Re-evaluate Their Anti-fraud Controls

Incidents of fraud are on the rise in South Africa, with statistics by the South African Fraud Prevention Service indicating that new fraud listings had increased by 56% in...
Psyche-ward Green

No More Psyche-ward Green: How To Make Your Office So Much Better In 2019

If looking around your office at motivational posters from 1988, psyche-ward green walls and rows of people slumped at rows of desks makes you want to run screaming for...
doing business in africa

Doing Business in Africa: Young, Fast Growing, and Urbanising

What exactly is the reality of doing business in Africa? Is the business environment filled with only crisis and conflicts or are there possibilities that could get even bigger...
Generation Z has the inclination to save money instead of spending it.

Infographic: How Generation Z Approaches Money

Every generation has their own unique approach to money and personal finance.Millennials, for example, found the journey to adulthood riddled with obstacles such as stagnating wage growth and uncertain...
Vibey Durban

Vibey Durban Attracting Young Home Buyers And Families

With direct British Airways flights to London and the return of the renowned City Surf Series event to Durban, which sees top local and international surfers pull out all...
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What They Don’t Tell You About Entrepreneurship

Starting your own business will solve everything that’s wrong about your job, your life and more importantly, about how you feel. Becoming an entrepreneur will give you more flexibility,...
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How To Solve Africa’s Inequality Problem

A year ago, the United Nations Development Programme, released a report titled "Income Inequality Trends in sub-Saharan Africa: Divergence, Determinants, and Consequences" to provide policy guidance on ways to...
South Africa is officially out of recession.

South Africa Officially Out Of Recession

The SA economy has officially exited the recession after reporting 2.2% GDP growth for the third quarter of the year, Stats SA announced on Tuesday morning at a briefing...
Selling Your Home

When Selling Your Home, The Human Touch Goes A Long Way

With technology constantly changing every aspect of our lives, it comes as no surprise that technological advances have become major disruptors in the real estate sector. The issue has...
Recession - recovery cross road

Stats SA Data Might Show SA Has Excited Recession

South Africans will learn whether or not the country has officially exited its recession when Stats SA releases its third quarter growth figures at 11:30 on Tuesday.The economy slipped...