MONEY: Supplementing your income


For those of you who aren’t saving as much as you’d like to, journalist Kristia van Heerden speaks to the experts on how you can go about making more money.

INSIGHT: Mobile messaging apps- A global growth phenomenon

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A world without mobile messaging is unfathomable. Journalist Jessica Hubbard talks to MD of technology consultancy at World Wide Worx, Arthur Goldstuck who gives insight on the global trend of instant messaging.

LIFE: Transforming artworks

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Art is no longer a tangible object for display in one’s home. Artworks are transforming and taking shape in various forms. Here’s what Johan Myburg discovered.

COVER: How Johan van Zyl changed the face of Sanlam


Sanlam’s Johan Van Zyl is retiring after 12 years of heading the ship. He speaks of the journey to turn Sanlam into one of the leading life insurance companies it is today.

BUDGET: Bridging the ever-widening gap

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The 2015 budget was one of the most anticipated speeches in a long time. As expected personal income tax increased but what are the other tax increases that will directly affect individuals and what do they mean?

COVER: The battle of the employer brands

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Graduates choose their future employer based on perceptions. Buhle Ndweni looks at the most attractive employers in South Africa.

MONEY: Understanding your payslip


To be a successful investor, you have to know the basics, like managing your income. Journalist Kristia van Heerden unpacks the intricacies of a payslip. A healthy bank balance will allow you to sustain your living and build wealth.

ENTREPRENEUR: Parcelninja- Solving the local e-commerce puzzle

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Despite e-commerce taking up slowly in South Africa, owners of local start-up Parcelninja have found a way to integrate it in solving the delivery needs of businesses by providing cloud-based warehousing solutions.

OPINION: Economic realities must drive SMME support

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Andile Khumalo attended this year’s State of the Nation Address with much excitement. Unfortunately what his hopes for more focus on SMME development were dashed.

NEWS: Bright stars in Zimbabwe’s economic gloom


Zimbabwe’s economy has been suffering for a while now. Some of Southern Africa’s resilient companies like SABMiller are buckling under pressure in the country but it’s not all doom and gloom for everyone.