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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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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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Why an Additional 10 Billion Rand Subsidy to SAA is a Bad Idea?

  The South African Airways has asked the South African government for additional 10 billion rand subsidy, saying that the state-owned company needs to recapitalise and to be on a profit-making path according to a presentation to Parliament by the finance minister Malusi Gigaba.   This request forms part of a one-year corporate plan submitted by SAA to the national […]

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GREENING GOVERNMENT CONFERENCE AFRICA 2017

This event will bring together conference delegates and a passionate group of like-minded professional speakers from all levels of government and the private sector. The conference will focus on the latest challenges, solutions and best practices within greening initiatives. Conference participants will have an opportunity to take part in a Q&A after each of the presentations. The breakout sessions have […]

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Make your Municipality Work for you

Thanks to the transition to democracy and the 1996 constitution, your municipality was transformed from its pre 1994 status of “existing at the mercy of the provinces” to a fully functional local government. Our local government was transformed from its pre-1994 racially segregated unequal systems that served different communities to be a vehicle for the integration of society and the […]

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Ghana GDP up 4.9 Percent in Q1, 2016

The Ghanaian economy expanded by 4.9 percent year-on-year in the three months to March of 2016, following a downwarldly revised 4.1% percent expansion in the previous period. The agriculture sector advanced 2.8 percent (+1.7 percent in Q4), services expanded by 8.8 percent (+5.2 percent in Q4), while industry contracted by 1.1 percent, following a 7.2 percent growth in previous quarter. […]

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Why US Crude Oil Stocks fell lower than expected

Crude oil stocks in the United States declined by 0.917 million barrels in the week ended June 17th, 2016, following a 0.933 million fall in the previous week and compared to market expectations of a 1.67 million drop. It is the fifth straight decline in oil inventories. Meanwhile, gasoline stocks rose by 0.627 million barrels after falling by 2.625 million […]

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RE1 and RE5 Made Easy

Pass RE1 or RE5 With Ease Are you interested to kick start a career in financial services, insurance or asset management?   RE1 and RE5  Made Easy Sunburst Africa  offers extensive 2 day workshops in preparation for the Regulatory Exam level 1 (RE 1 & RE 5)   WHY US?     Success guaranteed to all who follow our tips and prepare! […]

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