Qunu, the childhood village of the late Nelson Mandela has been the centre of attention in the wake of his burial there this coming Sunday. Brian Hayward investigates the unprecedented global attention and immense tourism surrounding this area in the few days to come.
While a lot of people worldwide are mourning the passing of former President Nelson Mandela, some people in other parts of the country have to go on with their lives as normal. Tandisizwe Mahlutshana looks at how some retailers in KwaZulu-Natal are coping.
In the 5 December issue, Finweek looked at the question of whether the market was too expensive and what strategies one could employ if they were expecting some kind of pull-back. Finweek contributor Simon Brown and editor Marc Ashton have been employing some different strategies.
The first week of the 10-week Finweek Boot Camp saw four candidates meet with their financial advisers for the first time. In this video, Craig Turton, Candidate C’s financial planner, talks about his meeting with Candidate C and gives our readers a few tips on how to do their own financial needs analysis.
In the upcoming edition of Finweek, Editor Marc Ashton explains why he is now short the French index based on a trade recommendation from a highly-regarded international market commentator. Here are a few more insights into this trade idea.
Andile Khumalo talks about intensifying in the early stages of your business rather than diversifying. He explains why it is important to stay focussed, especially when managing multiple business ventures. We take a closer look.
For years now the Auditor General of SA’s provincial and national audit reports, expose the mismanagement of taxpayers’ money in SA. Tandisizwe Mahlutshana asks why we never take the time to look back and assess how is it that so much money has gone missing or spent irregularly.
Nicolaas Kruger, group CEO of MMI Holdings speaks to Finweek about the results and future prospects for 2013.
In the 27 June 2013 edition of Finweek, contributor Bruce Whitfield reported on a South African invention that got global exposure on the popular medical drama Grey’s Anatomy. In this episode of Finweek: Money Matters, editor Marc Ashton and Bruce Whitfield chat to Lodox CEO Pieter de Beer about what this type of exposure means for a local company.