The Future of Value Investing Beyond Buffett

The State of Asset management  There was an evident shift in  global stock markets this week with less focus on  superstars like Amazon and Alibaba. This was due to the news that two firms in the race to developing covid 19 vaccines were over 90 percent successful. Investors turned to shares of airlines, banks and oil firms on hopes of […]

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The World is Still Not Out of the Woods: Global Covid-19 Cases Near 40 Million and Counting

The World is Still Not Out of the Woods: Global Covid-19 Cases Near 40 Million and Counting Sing up  here for our premium news articles and other weekly premium publications As at 17/10/2020 the global coronavirus cases are nearing the 40 million mark, with rise  infections across Europe and in the  U.S.. In  India the new daily  average is now […]

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It’s better to be a poor pupil in a rich country than the reverse: This is Why.

Country and family income are equally important for predicting students’ test scores According to a recent publication on the economist- though there are things that money can’t buy, education, however, does not appear to be among them—at least as measured by performance on international exams. It is reported that on average, pupils in wealthy countries obtain vastly higher test scores […]

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Nobel Prize in Medicine Awarded to Three Scientists for Discovery of Hepatitis C Virus

The trio of scientists who discovered Hepatitis C medicine have now been rewarded and recognised  for their an achievement in effort to fight viral infections Yesterday October 5th 2020, a trio of scientists from the U.S. and the U.K. won this year’s Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for the discovery of the hepatitis C virus, a major cause of […]

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Covid-19 Alert Level 1 Update: South Africa Restores Free Visa for Countries Including High Covid-19 Rated U.S.

The South African government has reinstated free visas for travelers from countries including Covid-19 high risk countries such as the U.S following the visa suspension since March 2020 as part of a strict lockdown to curb the coronavirus. According to a statement by the government, visas will again be available to visitors from France, Germany, Portugal, Spain, Italy, South Korea, […]

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South Africa is Officially on Lockdown Level One from Today: What you need to Know about Re-opening of borders and ports of entry for international travellers during Coronavirus Covid-19 epidemic lockdown level 1

According to a press briefing with various ministers the minister of Home Affairs released a Statement  regarding the reopening of borders and services during Alert Level 1 According to the statement, all 18 land ports of entry will be opened with effect from 1 October 2020. The other 35 land ports of entry remain closed. The Department of Home Affairs […]

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There is little hope for the unemployed in South Africa

  Johannesburg- Sunburst Africa–As we get to the end of 2020, unemployment continues to grow- dampening any hopes of finding a job for those who have never been employed in South Africa. According to data released by Statistics South Africa (StatsSA) yesterday, the  South African economy shed 2,2 million jobs in Q2 of 2020. The September 2020 Quarterly Employment Statistics […]

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Wearing Glasses Could Reduce your Chances of Contracting Covid-19 According to a Recent Study

According to a recent study, researchers in China analysed hospital data of patients with Covid-19, and they noticed an odd trend: Very few of the sick patients regularly wore glasses. In one hospital in Suizhou, China, 276 patients were admitted over a 47 day period, but only 16 patients — less than 6 percent — had myopia or nearsightedness that […]

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Global Trade Returns Faster Than Expected

Rebound isn’t being felt evenly across countries, and potential problems like a resurgence of Covid-19 remain Research shows that global trade is rebounding much more quickly this year than it did after the 2008 financial crisis, lifting parts of the world economy and defying predictions the pandemic could send globalisation into permanent retreat. Following the outbreak of the new coronavirus in […]

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