Quick tips! How to use life cover to boost, preserve your pot of assets – Dawn Ridler

2017-02-06 18:51

A money expert explains how life cover works and where disability and dread disease insurance fit into the picture, giving advice on how to choose cover that is right for you.

Back to digital dark ages? Warning: Govt control will ‘throttle’ SA Internet world

2017-02-06 14:05

New policy has the potential to disrupt the established mobile network infrastructure by effectively nationalising the future 4G mobile network, warns the Free Market Foundation.

DeVere clobbered by ex-client claiming ‘very high fees, bad investments’ wiped out savings

2017-02-03 16:28

An investor who filed a complaint against financial advisory firm deVere, claiming it lost his savings through a combination of high fees and poor investment, shares his story.

Trump travel ban: Why are citizens from these 7 countries on the list? Quick snapshots

2017-02-02 17:20

An overview of the main issues in each of the countries singled out by US President Donald Trump's ban, as polls indicate Americans largely support his travel block.

Struggle veteran and DA-convert unpacks his party’s dilemma

2017-02-01 18:37

The DA’s Ghaleb Cachalia, son of struggle veterans, says the party finds itself "trapped between the rock of selective black benefit and the hard place of white control”.

Naspers & Didata…plus ca change, plus c’est la même chose? – analyst

2017-02-01 14:34

An expert who uses the ROAM model (Return-on-Assets Managed) to pinpoint opportunities or challenges draws comparisons between Didata and Naspers.

From California, Prof Jansen frets SA now “living in the age of unreason.”

2017-01-31 17:49

Respected academic leader Prof Jonathan Jansen frets that a growing crisis in SA's education sector portends a grim future for the country.

Two SA stocks that fit snugly into secret of wealth creation

2017-01-30 20:08

Alec Hogg identifies two SA companies that are competing successfully in the sophisticated UK market and are blessed with brilliant leadership.

Patrick McLaughlin: FICA may trigger end-game for Zuma

2017-01-30 15:52

Zuma’s paper shuffle with the FICA documents suggests that there might be others who have not yet been identified, have a lot to lose and who need to hide.

Andrew Fenwick: Celebrating the wins. What makes SA great.

2017-01-27 19:01

In SA's current sea of political and economic uncertainty it is good to look around for the good stuff happening around us, says an entrepreneur.


Fake news: SA’s nasty new media business? Here’s how we kill it – expert

2017-02-06 18:49

An expert highlights how fake news is another strand of propaganda, and says media ethics and stricter codes of conduct are vital to bring down the industry.

Taking lessons for SA from Obama’s valedictory speeches

2017-02-05 11:17

With first Afrikaner nationalism and now African nationalism in SA, Obama’s farewell speeches present a cautionary tale about how the country could be going,

Too late for MPs to fix SABC? Its illness looks terminal, cautions expert

2017-02-03 07:30

It's not in the ANC’s interests to change the SABC for the better, as it communicates to many voters and is a convenient conduit for funds to pass to Zuma-linked entities.

You can’t pick and choose your colonialism – Sara Gon

2017-02-02 15:40

Who is to say which consequences of colonialism must go and which must stay? And how do you excise the colonial culture from indigenous culture, asks Sara Gon.

SA prodigy, Pik Botha’s 43yo grandson, to lead Silicon Valley’s top VC firm

2017-02-01 14:57

Roelof Botha, the grandson of former foreign minister Pik Botha, has been promoted to one of three stewards of Sequoia Capital, Silicon Valley's most famous venture capital firm.

Brilliant: The Hate Speech Bill explained in cartoons. Preventing crimes against #1.

2017-01-31 20:03

Public comments on the proposed Hate bill close on Wednesday and ahead of this, a cartoonist a put together his interpretation of the new law in a string of cartoons.

Anthea Jeffery: The ‘Hate’ Bill – Unnecessary, unconstitutional and likely to be deeply damaging

2017-01-31 12:38

Provisions in the Hate bill will lend credence to ANC assertions that white racism is the key reason for persistent poverty rather than more salient factors, says an analyst.

Spot the difference! Real vs fake tweets about finance minister Pravin Gordhan

2017-01-30 20:05

A media analytics company has pulled together some interesting graphics illustrating that a careful strategy is behind the nasty Tweets being generated in the name of politics.

Jammine: Anti-corruption fighters help to lift SA score in corruption index

2017-01-29 15:53

South Africa's vocal anti-corruption fighters have helped to massage the country's reputation in an index of corruption perceptions. An economist analyses the numbers.

Deon Gouws: The US market’s Trump dividend – and SA’s possible Zuma penalty

2017-01-27 12:04

An investment expert explains why the US stock market has risen 9% since Donald Trump’s surprise victory, and warns how London would react to a Nenegate 2.

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