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Moxima Gama

LIFE: The success in failure

When it comes to failure our egos are our own worst enemies, writes Moxima Gama. Successful people fail too, but they do not accept it as a verdict. They see it as an opportunity.

This article originally appeared in the 22 May - 28 May 2015 edition of Finweek. Click on the image above to download.

COVER – Commodities: To buy or not to buy?

The commodities sector looks “extremely undervalued” in comparison to the rest of the market. Investors are wondering whether the timing is appropriate to buy resource stocks. Analysts weigh in.

Ralph Mupita

INSIGHT: 170 years of Old Mutual

Old Mutual plc just celebrated 170 years in the financial services industry. CEo of emerging markets, Ralph Mupita shares some of the key factors behind its longevity and newly appointed CEO Dave Macready shares on future plans.

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NEWS: Banking industry launches POPI campaign

It is important for banking customers to protect their personal information. SABRIC CEO Kalyani Pillay advises on a few tips to protect information.

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PROPERTY: How to spot a worthwhile fixer-upper

Acquiring a “fixer-upper” property may be a cheaper way for a home-owner to gain access to a desired area.

Employees help

OPINION: Should you stay or should you go?

Having completed articles, should you stay with the firm you completed your training with, or take a risk and join a new company?

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NEWS: Beware the criminal within

Procurement fraud is a worsening problem in South Africa. As a result, technology needs to be developed to curb corruption and other criminal activity in business and government.

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PROPERTY: Hot tips for home sellers

Home sellers have to consider a few things before selling their property. Jan Davel of RealNet provides a guide.

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MANAGEMENT: 5 ways to fight payroll fraud

Payroll fraud is one of the most common white-collar crimes in business. Yolande Schoültz of Sage VIP provides tips on how to protect your organisation against this crime.

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MONEY: Retirement challenges of increased life expectancy

Clients are becoming increasingly concerned that they may run out of money in the last years of their retirement, as their life expectancy improves.

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INSIGHT: Bittersweet time for SA food sweetener market

The food and beverage industry is awaiting the impact of food regulations on non-nutritive sweeteners. In the meantime, the food sweetener market’s growth is on hold.

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BUSINESS: Limited access to market restricts growth of SMEs

Public and private sectors must help SMEs gain access to market for them to grow by being part of a broader supply chain.