Uber has been a great game changer in the taxi industry across the globe. Despite their efforts to create 15 000 jobs in South Africa over the next two years, there are threats to the company’s success in Cape Town. Journalist Shandukani Mulaudzi writes about some of Uber’s challenges and successes.
Africa should be worried about the future of its top economy. President Muhammadu Buhari is grasping at straws to save the Nigerian economy. Debts of Nigeria’s states are greater than the entire economies of Liberia or Burundi. The burning question is whether Nigeria is to Africa what Greece is to Europe?
Even though the world is becoming more inclined to accessing books using e-readers, some people still like the smell of a new book and the authenticity of actually turning the page. Andrew Berki, has made a business through selling collector’s books for as much as R30 000. Finweek contributors Mandy de Waal and Jon Pienaar spoke to him about his venture.