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It is time to buy sun international

Investment Thesis Sunburst Africa, Johannesburg-Sun International, (JSE Code: SUI)  is the leading casino operator in the southern hemisphere and currently enjoys 45.5% of the market share of South African casino market. It owns and owns and operates internationally recognized tourism resorts, luxury hotels and urban entertainment operations in eight countries, including South Africa, Zambia, Nigeria, Botswana, Namibia, Lesotho, Swaziland and […]

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South Africa Government Plans Support to Avert Downgrade of Eskom

The crisis at Eskom Holdings SOC Ltd., continues to loom, increasing cost to business and the economy of keeping the lights on as businesses are requested to reduce demand for electricity. This has continued to negatively impact on the economy and job creation. This has been worsen by the escalating costs of the two power plants under constructionMedupi and Kusile. […]

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Selling a Dividend paying stock after dividend payment- when does this make sense?

Knowing when to sell a dividend stock will help you save money. When you own a dividend paying stock-choosing a sell date carefully is very important. Dividend received affect selling price and in order to get the maximum possible benefits timing is very important. Learn the important dates in the life of a stock that pays a dividend so you […]

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State of the Nation Address 2019

STATE OF THE NATION ADDRESS BY PRESIDENT CYRIL RAMAPHOSA PARLIAMENT, CAPE TOWN 20 JUNE 2019 Speaker of the National Assembly, Ms Thandi Modise, Chairperson of the National Council of Provinces, Mr Amos Masondo, Deputy President David Mabuza, Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng and esteemed members of the judiciary, Former President, Mr Kgalema Motlanthe, Former President, Mr Thabo Mbeki, Former Speaker of […]

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The Current SA Tax base and economic climate pose risks and opportunities for government finance.

Currently, the South African government gets a huge proportion of its revenue from taxes. For example, in the 2014/2015 financial year, 87% of the 1, 2 trillion government revenue came from taxes alone. The economy is in a technical recession and unemployment is at its highest levels since the 2008/09 downturn with over 9,5million people unemployed. Indications from SARS are […]

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The 12 books every aspiring leader should read, according to a Stanford professor

LinkedIn Influencer Bob Sutton published this post originally on LinkedIn. I have been maintaining — and occasionally updating — a list of “Books That Every Leader Should Read” on my old Work Matters‘ blog since 2011. These are books that have taught me much about people, teams, and organizations — while at the same time — provide useful guidance (if sometimes indirectly) about what […]

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Zuma Left South Africa on an Upward Growth Path

  While the “Ramaforia” continues in SA following the renewed positive sentiments and increased investor confidence due to the election  of president Cyril Ramaphosa, yesterday’s release of GDP figures points to the fact that Zuma left SA on a positive upward growth path. According to Stats SA, the economy expanded 1.3 percent last year, exceeding the National Treasury’s forecast of […]

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The South African Youths and Society (SAYS) Magazine

Welcome to our Magazines and Journals Page The South African Youths and Society (SAYS) MagazineThe SAYS Magazine is focused on educating and engaging youths on policy issues, business and students, connect students to businesses, literature, students and leadership, students and politics and other areas of interest to youth in high schools, universities and TVETs and all other youths across, South […]

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The argument that Ramaphosa’s Cabinet appointments shows that he keeps his friends close and his enemies closer is one-sided

  While many analysis believe the appointing of supposedly business friendly and some of President Ramaphosa’s backers to the new cabinet and leaving some of Zuma’s loyalist is one-sided for a number of reasons. Ramaphosa was brought into ANC VP position by former president Zuma and I don’t know if that makes him a Zuma enemy or Loyalist. He has […]

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Why Naspers Lost over 200 Billion Rand in Share Value in Six Days

What? It has not been all “Kumba ya” in the last six consecutive trading days for African media giant NASPERS Ltd. The company has lost R200 billion in share value over the past six days or a total of 16 percent of its market share on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE). Why? Following the publication of a damaging report on […]

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Free Higher Education for the Poor is the Right Thing to do in South Africa.

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Following the announcement in December 2017 by President Jacob Zuma, that the state will fund higher education for young South Africans from poor households, there has been an outpouring of opposition from all quarters. Amongst those who oppose such a move are the private sector, some media analyst, higher education institutions, civil society organisations among others. Over the past weeks, […]

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