Is the 30 year old billionaire CEO of FTX the next Warren Buffett?

Fortune, one of the world’s most influential business magazines, interviewed founder Sam Bankman-Fried yesterday and put SBF on the cover of its magazine with the title “The Next Buffett?” which sy...

September 28, 2022
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industry news

Disney+ raises streaming price, offers plans with ads

Walt Disney Co is raising the price of its flagship Disney+ streaming service by 38%, part of a plan to generate more revenue for its money-losing online businesses and build on third-quarter resul...

September 30, 2022
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media

Worries over South Africa being ‘greylisted’ – here’s what it could mean for you

The possibility of South Africa being greylisted by the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) could make doing business with the country even tougher.

September 30, 2022
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banking

takealot.com and FNB launch Big FNB Day!

One day, two partners and up to 15% back in eBucks earnings

October 3, 2022
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industry news

Higher electricity connection fees in South Africa

There’s been outrage from some quarters in South Africa about reports that the power utility Eskom and some municipalities intend to increase the connection fee for electricity users who also gener...

September 30, 2022
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business opinion

Government rolling out new subjects at schools in South Africa

The Department of Basic Education is making significant changes to the school curriculum to boost mathematics, science and technology among learners in the country.

October 1, 2022
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government

MTN reports earnings jump amid strong customer growth

MTN Group said it balanced an accelerated investment into its networks with the delivery of solid interim financial results for the six-month period ended June 2022.

October 1, 2022
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mobile

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5 important things happening in South Africa today

South Africa might not be able to avoid being greylisted, economists warn; industry says Nersa must not rush its “unimplementable” new methodology; investigation uncovers what could go wrong if Sou...

December 8, 2022
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business

Get a free Samsung Galaxy Watch5 and Samsung original accessories when pre-ordering the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold4 or Z Flip4 on Takealot

South Africa’s leading online retailer takealot.com has just opened pre-orders for the latest and greatest from Samsung: pre-order the flagship Galaxy Z Flip4  or Galaxy Z Fold4  today and get a fr...

December 8, 2022
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industry news

South Africa’s industrial gas users say Sasol price hike poses risk

South Africa’s economy will face a price hike by Sasol Ltd for gas supply that will add about R325 million ($20 million) a month to the cost, according to an association of users of the fuel.

December 9, 2022
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energy

Deutsche Bank to boost team in South Africa

Deutsche Bank AG is beefing up its investment banking team and services in Africa’s most developed economy as part of a plan to grow on the continent.

December 3, 2022
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banking

Emigration warning as ANC puts wealth tax back on the table

Experts at Tax Consulting South Africa warn that the ANC’s renewed position on taxing the country’s wealthiest individuals to fund a basic income grant could push them offshore, adding further stra...

December 7, 2022
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wealth

Samsung reveals new fold, flip smartphones, and a Galaxy Watch

Samsung Electronics unveiled the latest generation of its foldable devices on Wednesday, keeping prices steady despite surging costs of materials and shipping.

December 8, 2022
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mobile

Another South African airline has had its licence suspended – here’s why it could be good news for consumers

The Air Services Licensing Council (ASLC) has suspended Mango Airlines’ air service licence for up to two years amid soaring ticket prices

December 7, 2022
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business

3 new features for WhatsApp

Messaging service WhatsApp is rolling out several security and privacy features, including the ability to choose who can see you when you are online, and blocking screenshots of view-once messages.

November 30, 2022
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technology

South Africa’s property market is recovering – just not in the way you may have expected

The South African Reserve Bank’s (SARB) Monetary Policy Committee hiked the repo rate by 75 basis points – making financing a home more expensive with the prime lending rate to 9%.

December 1, 2022
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property

This South African grocer is betting big on solar to cut down Eskom bills

Food Lover’s Market says that it will expand its solar investments and implement energy-saving technologies at its distribution centres and certain stores to alleviate its reliance on Eskom-supplie...

December 4, 2022
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energy

Eskom warns of stage 2 load shedding at short notice on Wednesday

Power utility Eskom has warned that it might have to implement load shedding at short notice on Wednesday (10 August), due to losses in generating capacity.

December 5, 2022
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energy