There's a paradox at the heart of modern journalism and news production: consumers like the convenience of social media as a delivery device for news, but the prevalence of fake news has made it harder for readers to trust and verify their sources.
Bruce Silcoff 12 hours ago
In the past, life insurers could outright refuse cover if cannabis use is disclosed during the application process, as is policy for illegal drug usage. But with South Africa's recent decriminalisation of the private use and cultivation of cannabis, many industries will need to rethink existing business practices.
17 hours ago
The rising gap between developmental needs and available financial resources - including poor revenue collection - has pushed sub-Saharan African governments to consider different options to support their budgets.
Dr Misheck Mutize 17 hours ago
The Thuthuka Bursary Fund could be your chance of making your dream of becoming a CA(SA) a reality. Applications for the 2020 university intake are now open.
18 Apr 2019
Not just the ultimate holiday stop, Mauritius is also a preferred jurisdiction for fund managers looking to establish African-focused funds. The island's main competitive advantage is its proximity to the jurisdictions that African-focused funds invest in, but it is also business oriented and regulation friendly, with enviable tax efficiencies. It is known for the high quality of its administrative and professional service providers and is generally less expensive than competing fund administration hubs in Europe and the Channel Islands.
Michael Denenga & Nicole Paige 17 Apr 2019
Industrial property's top performance is comparison to other sectors is likely to continue going forward, according to Tony Bales, industrial property expert at Epping Property, who says that the poor performance of the listed property sector during 2018 was thankfully not a function of a bad industrial property market. "For example, Equites Property Fund, a listed fund specialising in industrial property, has been one of the top performing property funds for the last three years."
17 Apr 2019
South Africa's election season is underway. But current debates are stuck in a time warp. The country needs to look beyond the familiar nostrums that have held sway for much of its first decades of democracy.
Brian Levy 17 Apr 2019