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COVER: Where is future black wealth going to come from?

The amended BEE codes of good practice will help turn thousands of black South Africans into entrepreneurial players instead of economic spectators. Black entrepreneurs and investors venturing into mining, agriculture and infrastructure can now have a piece of the pie that was previously reserved for minorities.

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Finweek Quiz #76

Welcome to another quiz! Here’s your chance to test your general knowledge and to check whether you’re on top of the past few days’ happenings.

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VIDEO: Tips to save

In this episode experts discuss how to go about saving. If you want to save, you need to have the right mindset. Finweek Money Matters is a weekly programme aired every Friday 13:00 CAT on CNBC Africa (DSTV Channel 410). The programme focusses on trends, investment analysis and economic debates.

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VIDEO: Automated People Management and the PSG Empire

In this episode we look at automated people management, the outlook of AVI and the PSG empire. Finweek Money Matters is a weekly programme aired every Friday 13:00 CAT on CNBC Africa (DSTV Channel 410). The programme focusses on trends, investment analysis and economic debates.

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NEWS: GCI Wealth Tour gets under way:

This year’s GCI Wealth Tour looks at the global investment market to unpack complexities of these international markets.

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INSIGHT: Marikana- SA Police militarisation and brutality

The Farlam Commission of inquiry’s report has revealed concerns about rising police brutality in South Africa. Professor Jane Duncan explains the consequences of police militarisation. This article originally appeared in The Conversation.

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INSIGHT: The mine of the future will be digital

The future of the mining industry in South Africa will be digital. Information technologies will help the sector achieve its goals of better working conditions and improved mine economics.

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BUSINESS: 6 tips for online startups

Before you embark on an online startup, make sure you take note of these top six tips necessary for you to make headway in the digital space.

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MONEY: Winning the savings game

Set aside money fro your children’s future with a tax-free savings investment. these accounts can be opened in your child’s name and they can take over the account once they start working. No tax is paid on the growth of the investment, or when the money is withdrawn.

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BUSINESS: Electronic services- foreign is not always cheaper

There is a perception among consumers that foreign suppliers of digital services are cheaper, because they are not subject to VAT. These suppliers fall outside the scope of South Africa’s tax system. Affected services include software, online advertising services, IT related services and network services.

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PROPERTY: Valuations must be accurate for a fair deal

Accurate valuations of residential property is important. Valuations by sellers should have adequate back up data to ensure its credibility.

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INSIGHT: Is the European Central Bank helping or hindering?

Quantitative easing by the European Central Bank (ECB) may not be as helpful as it intends to be, according to Dr Jurgen Stark, an ex-member of the ECB.