INVESTMENT: Questions over new vehicle for investing in BBBEE shares

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Ngonyama Capital was launched by Cartesian Capital. It enables investors who want to participate in BBBEE share schemes without investing directly to do exactly that in a very basic manner. We take a closer look.

INSIGHT: Tripping over your electronic junk?

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We recently looked at an article on e-waste and how corporates and businesses can manage the problem. Jessica Hubbard however, identifies what more can be done to curb this growing problem.

AFRICA: Nigeria’s expanding economy

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According to a report by the McKinsey Global Institute, the Nigerian economy has the potential to become one of the world’s leading economies by 2030. But we look at continuing challenges in Nigeria that might restrain development.

AFRICA: Three tips for business success on the continent

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Understanding that each African country is unique, a strong local influence and good relationships with everyone from governments to investors are key factors to successfully conducting business in Africa.

INSIGHT: KZN’s key position in SA economy assured

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KwaZulu-Natal is the second-largest contributor to the South African economy despite its size. Research conducted by Standard Bank shows that the province’s economy will remain strong, despite numerous challenges in the agriculture, manufacturing, construction and energy sectors.

JARGON BUSTER: Farmout

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A farmout is when a company assigns part of an oil, natural gas or mineral interest to a third party to hedge against risk or when the company can’t afford undertaking the operation.

MANAGEMENT: The worst CEOs of 2013

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Bruce Whitfield has taken share prices as a guide and identified the worst CEOs of 2013. Although some sectors are struggling due to economic difficulty, he decided to use sectors individually. We take a closer look.

ECONOMY: In the age of low interest rates

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We have a generation of traders and investors who see any dip as a buying opportunity and policy makers who argues everything being equal. Steen Jakobsen from Saxo Bank talks candidly about what we know as the stock market bubble.