A decade of Jacob Zuma has made South Africans more desperate but also more wary of politics and receptive to Siya Kolisi's brand of sincere, lived-in pragmatism, writes Cecelia Balfour.
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A Twitter war has erupted between the DA's Natasha Mazonne and Magda Wierzycka, CEO of financial services company Sygnia.
Businessperson Magda Wierzycka says that she is prepared to testify at the PIC inquiry that Dr Iqbal Survé said he had suspended PIC executive Fidelis Madavo 'in his pocket'.
Sygnia is to list on A2X Markets, joining a small clutch of companies already trading their shares on the secondary platform.
Most people who say they want to run a business, never actually end up doing it. Sygnia CEO Magda Wierzycka shares lessons on what it takes to run a business or even lead a successful career.
Money manager Sygnia has closed all its hedge-fund products, ending a 13-year history with an investment strategy its chief executive officer now calls a ruse to pocket fees.
A big question mark hangs over the actions of the investment and financial community in South Africa. How did so many completely miss the Steinhoff signs, asks James Brent-Styan.
Outspoken Sygnia CEO Magda Wierzycka has lambasted the JSE, accusing it of “weak governance” by allowing dubious listings which have led to financial losses by investors.
It looked like Steinhoff has reached escape velocity from South Africa’s deepening economic gloom: A furniture retailer emulating Ikea’s model and global ambitions, built by men with their own compelling rags-to-riches stories.
Magda Wierzycka, the CEO of fintech company Sygnia Asset Management, has secured a High Court ruling ordering ANN7 owner Mzwanele Manyi to remove a number of Twitter and Facebook posts.
Sygnia CEO Magda Wierzycka has a message for South Africa: This is no time to be complacent. Stay vigilant and don't lose hope.
Deloitte says the asset management company's statement contains 'certain factual inaccuracies relating to the circumstances of our resignation'.
A complaint of attempted extortion has been laid against Magda Wierzycka, CEO of asset management company Sygnia, by African Equity Empowerment Investments Limited.
The former deputy minister of finance is already an independent non -executive director at the MTN Group.
Speaking at a conference on Friday, Sygnia CEO Magda Wierzycka called for South Africans to focus on building a future, but said "crooks" must be sent to jail first.
Start saving early, never be intimidated into making a financial decision and spoil yourself occasionally - these are just some of the investment tips from Sygnia CEO Magda Wierzycka.
Financial services group Sygnia, with CEO Magda Wierzycka at the helm, has incurred a loss on invested capital in the six months ended 31 March 2018.
National Treasury and the minister of finance will file supporting documents in a case tackling state capture.
Why did so many active asset managers fail to see that Steinhoff was as close to a corporate-structured Ponzi scheme as one can get, asks the outspoken Sygnia CEO Magda Wierzycka.
Although ratings agencies are not supposed to make decisions about credit ratings based on politics, the most recent high-level resignations in National Treasury and rumours about fee-free education could be the last straw, says Sygnia's Magda Wierzycka.
People like Michael Sachs from National Treasury need to stay the course - as hard as it may be, says Magda Wierzycka, CEO at Sygnia asset management.
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