INSIGHT: It’s your tattoo, but do you own the copyright?


When it comes to tattoos people tend to forget about the copyright implications. We look what is stated about intellectual property rights when it comes to body art.

LIFE: A Single Taste

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A Single Taste is a hip new way for single people to mingle while enjoying a delicious meal. Gregory Zeleny, founder of A Single Taste, tells us more about this creative and unique dating platform that has taken South Africans by storm.

ENTREPRENEURSHIP: Cape Town startup set for global expansion


The Cape Town-based document automation software company, Qorus Software has announced that it has received investment to expand sales and marketing activities in the US and Canada. Finweek journalist, Jessica Hubbard investigates.

NEWS: Promising outlook for SA tourism in 2014

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South Africa and its key tourist attractions have witnessed record festive season growth figures due to an increase in international and local tourism. This could be a trend for 2014 says an industry expert

PROPERTY: Marina da Gama – Cape Town’s hidden gem

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Marina da Gama offers an affordable property investment opportunity for Capetonians who want to escape the hustle and bustle of the city. With watersports and a family-friendly environment, you might just be temped to pack your bags.

The Loeries: more than mindless fun


Tony Koenderman is attending the Loerie awards this week and will be giving us updates on the awards and industry developments

Cape Town tourism season pulling in airlines

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Cape Town International saw 8.43 million passengers through its airport in the 2013 financial year. Airports Company of South Africa (Acsa) says that 2454 international flights departed from the airport in the year. That’s an average of 6.7 flights per day.

NEWS: V&A Waterfront contributes R198bn to South Africa’s GDP

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According to the results of an economic impact study conducted by economists, it was found that the V&A Waterfront should be viewed as an economic hub which has contributed some R198 billion to the South African economy over the last ten years alone. Read more to find out how it has contributed to South Africa’s tourism industry.

Rand and weather flood Santam profits


Santam chief executive Ian Kirk, says there needs to be a more inclusive cooperation between the country’s municipalities and all other relevant stakeholders for the improved planning of building structures that would be able to deal better with adverse weather conditions. Finweek deputy editor Tandisizwe Mahlutshana takes a look at the investment case for the insurer

City finances under the spotlight


Rapid urbanisation is putting more pressure on South Africa’s large metropolitan cities to deliver services to more people, pushing up service charges to consumers.