NEWS: Wesbank signs deal to enter Nigeria

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WesBank signed a memorandum of understanding with the National Automotive Council of Nigeria, to offer vehicle finance to retail and corporate purchasers. Finweek takes a closer look at opportunities this will present.

ENTREPRENEURSHIP: Awakening your entrepreneurial spirit

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Dr John Demartini from the Demartini Institute took some time to explain what entrepreneurship really consists of and how to activate one’s entrepreneurial spirit in today’s busy market.

MONEY: Used cars better for your pocket

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Due to weak economic growth, an increasing number of consumers have turned to the used car market to find value for money. Finweek takes a closer look.

STEP RIGHT UP: The 16 October issue

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In this addition of Finweek we are all about investments in Africa. We take a look at the Abil catastrophe and the new Finweek editor puts rookie new Reserve Bank Governor Lesetja Kganyago on the spot. All this and more right here.

ENTREPRENEURSHIP: Digital vs traditional media

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Just like the relationship between television and cinema, digital and traditional media have learned to co-exist. Tess Sulaman from Rocketseed South Africa talks about the immense effects of social media on businesses worldwide and how the change in media platforms are affecting how they interact with clients.

MANAGEMENT: Important financial management mistakes

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Managing your personal finances apart from your business can result in financial stability for both. In this article, Standard Bank’s Ravi Govender takes us through mistakes to avoid when managing business and personal finances.

NEWS: Nissan kicks off Orange Africa Cup of Nations 2015

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Nissan is kicking off its partnership with the Orange Africa Cup of Nations 2015, aiming to bring innovation that excites to the continent’s biggest sporting tournament. The long-term aim is for Nissan to increase their presence in Africa. Finweek investigates.

INVESTMENT: Low investment attractiveness in Africa

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According to a Rand Merchant Bank report, Africa’s overall investment attractiveness has greatly deteriorated. Finweek explores some of the reasons for the decline in economic performance.

ECONOMY: Business confidence on the rise

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According to the RMB/BER Business Confidence Index, business confidence across South Africa is on the rise. Finweek takes a look at improvements across all sectors.

MONEY: Is the retirement crisis overstated?

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Experts continue to claim that only 6% of South African retirees can retire comfortably. In this article, investment specialist Craig Gradidge questions the validity of that figure.