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In partnership with Discovery we produce a weekly podcast on Covid-19, offering a rational perspective on how the virus is impacting the lives of all South Africans. It will also house the latest news and insights on what was initially termed coronavirus. For more information on the virus - https://www.discovery.co.za/corporate/coronavirus-covid19-disease.
 
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In this episode of the BizNews Power Hour, Alec Hogg is joined by co-host Piet Viljoen, Pranita Daya of Anchor Stockbrokers on Growthpoint, Sable International director Andrew Rissik on rand strength, Evan Walker of 36One Asset Management on doing business in Nigeria and the BizNews team.By BizNews
 
* Western Cape Transport MEC Bonginkosi Madikizela has been suspended for 14 days while an investigation is launched into the misrepresentation of his qualifications.* The DA is astounded by the appointment of Thomas Kgokolo as the acting SAA CEO. He is the latest person appointed to run the embattled airline despite having no experience in running…
 
Islamic State has claimed responsibility for killing and displacing people - but experts in Mozambique don’t believe it’s that simple to blame Islamic militants for the humanitarian crisis that has unfolded in the southern African country. Complicated social conditions, ethnic rivalries, criminal gangs including drug traffickers, government corrupt…
 
EOH may be the largest technology service provider business in Africa, but it has seen its fair share of bad publicity and a massive drop in its share price. CEO Stephen Van Coller joined the BizNews Power Hour to share his fixing strategies and what the future holds for shareholders.By BizNews
 
* South Africa's health minister has blamed Johnson & Johnson for delays to the roll-out of the Covid-19 vaccine;* Democratic Alliance Western Cape leader Bonginkosi Madikizela has been accused of lying about his qualifications.* South African airlines are in a price war to attract customers - and one is tempting passengers with an offer to take a …
 
In this episode of the BizNews Power Hour, Alec Hogg is joined by co-host Delphine Govender, Renergen CEO Stefano Marani, CEO of Satrix Helena Conradie, EOH CEO Stephen Van Coller on the company's interims and legacy issues, Sean Saunders on cryptos and Coinbase IPO and the BizNews team.By BizNews
 
Investor demand for all things #crypto surged amid #Coinbase Global Inc.’s public debut on Wednesday. Joining Jackie Cameron for BizNews, to discuss the direct listing of the biggest US crypto exchange and whether forecasts that Bitcoin is heading towards $100,000 (about R1.5m) are likely to be accurate is Sean Sanders who heads up cryptocurrency b…
 
The CEO of Balwin Properties, Steve Brookes, and EasyProperties Rupert Finnmore joined the BizNews Power Hour to breakdown their partnership in making owning property easier. Finnmore explains the benefits of EasyProperties vs Investing in a REIT. We also learn the importance of humble beginnings as Steve Brookes takes us back to when Balwin only h…
 
Emile Du Toit is the Managing Director of Harith General Partners. Du Toit, who has over 11 years of relevant Corporate Finance experience, joined the BizNews Power Hour to talk about doing things differently. Harith General Partners has been raising capital for infrastructure investment into Africa for over a decade; $200m is the number they are c…
 
One of South Africa’s most senior judges, John Hlophe, western cape judge president, has been accused of, among other things, moonlighting, tax evasion, racism and an allegation that he tried to sway a Constitutional Court judgement in favour of former president Jacob Zuma. Over the weekend, Hlophe was found guilty of impeachable conduct by a Judic…
 
In this episode of the BizNews Power Hour, Alec Hogg is joined by co-host Steven Nathan, Emile Du Toit on Harith's $200m capital raise, Gerrie Fourie on Capitec's results, Magda Wierzycka on being spied on, Steve Brooks founder and CEO of Balwin Properties, Rupert Finnemore CEO of Easy Properties and the BizNews team.…
 
* In a victory for taxpayers and a blow for corrupt politicians, South Africa’s second-highest court has rejected an appeal by former president Jacob Zuma to get the state to pay his costs in a corruption case. * Around 35% of senior managers in government do not have the necessary qualifications or credentials for their position, reports MyBroadba…
 
Former Sygnia CEO Magda Wierzycka is in the media spotlight again, this time as a victim of state spying activities. In this interview with Alec Hogg, Wierzycka says the harassment included her phone being tapped and people following her to a point of hiring bodyguards. She also shares her views on vaccines and why South Africa has reached herd imm…
 
After an early knock by Covid-19 containment measures, JSE-listed Capitec reported a dramatic improvement in headline earnings to just under R4bn for the second six months to the end of February. Its headline earnings fell for the year by 27% overall, but the bank has joined peers FirstRand and Standard Bank in resuming dividend payments. Capitec i…
 
Everyone can recall this time of the year last year, where the global pandemic had just introduced itself to us and the panic and uncertainties around it. To help us unpack the giant Covid, was Prof Alan Whiteside, professor at the Balsillie School of International Affairs and professor emeritus at the University of KwaZulu-Natal. He is well known …
 
Poor service delivery from government is something that every South African has battled with. Millions of impoverished citizens sit without water, electricity, properly schooling and housing while corrupt officials loot and plunder. Other problems like crumbling road networks don't only damage vehicles, but endanger lives too. After waiting for loc…
 
Kokkie Kooyman and BizNews Power Host Alec Hogg unpacked Absa's decision to close its money market fund. While Absa chose not to join the BizNews Power Hour, banking analyst Kooyman shares his thoughts on this move by Absa. On the upcoming Capitec results, Kooyman commented "I think the full-year results will be better than the half-year results, b…
 
Adrian Saville joined the BizNews Power Hour to discuss his departure from Cannon Asset Managers. The experienced asset manager will be joining a multifamily investment office, Genera Capital. "It's a brand new venture and environment for me and it fits in very neatly with my experience in building Cannon, in looking after high net worth individual…
 
In this episode of the BizNews Power Hour, Alec Hogg is joined by co-host Magnus Heystek, Cannon Asset Management founder Adrian Saville on his new chapter, Amy-Claire Morton and Dave Baxter on active citizenry and making a difference in your community and the BizNews team.By BizNews
 
* South Africa’s Road Accident Fund is on the brink of collapse, after it secured an extraordinary court order preventing claims. GroundUp reports that the Fund has been mismanaged and riddled with corruption.* Former intelligence minister David Mahlobo is facing a police investigation over illegal spying activities on critics of former president J…
 
Chris Logan joined the BizNews Power Hour to unpack Cartrack's listing on the Nasdaq. Logan has been invested in the company for quite a long time, making him well-placed to explain the listing. The company provides tracking devices for vehicles, for fleet tracking or recovering stolen vehicles. "In many ways, it's been a misunderstood share on the…
 
Authority in mining investment, Peter Major, joined the BizNews Power Hour to discuss the recent announcement from Anglo American. The mining company has decided to separate its SA coal mines into a new business, Thungela resources. Major, Alec Hogg and David Shapiro discuss the investment opportunities around the new company.…
 
In this episode of the BizNews Power Hour, Alec Hogg is joined by co-host David Shapiro, Founder and CEO of Adapt IT Sbu Shabalala on the Volaris offer, fund manager Sean Peche on Naspers and Prosus, mining guru Peter Major on Anglo American unbundling its SA coal assets, Jeremy Boraine on the passing of Jonathan Ball and the BizNews team.…
 
After unpacking Prosus 2% sale of Tencent shares on the BizNews Pour Hour with Piet Viljoen and Magnus Heystek, BizNews founder Alec Hogg asked a number of challenging questions to management, ranging from the possible unbundling of Tencent to the capital allocation decisions following the $14.6bn cash injection.…
 
Dr Otto Thaning, a heart surgeon who trained under Chris Barnard, is used to swimming long distances in icy waters. It is not only the waters around Cape Town that he tackles; Dr. Thaning still holds a record he set in 2014 as the oldest human to have swum across the English channel. Now, he has set another record by becoming the oldest person to s…
 
Gidon Novick is the founder of Lift, South Africa's new low cost airline. He spoke to the BizNews Power Hour on Comair demise and Lift's take off. Gidon told Alec Hogg that the secret to an airlines' success is the culture, making sure that employees are happy at work and giving customers a great experience.…
 
South African multinational Naspers is planning to sell a further 2% of its Tencent shareholding. According to The Wall Street Journal, this will drop their stake from 30.9% to 28.9%. The planned sale sparked a debate on the BizNews Power Hour, with Piet Viljoen concluding that 'a 5% Naspers share price drop shows investors believe the group's mana…
 
In this episode of the BizNews Power Hour, Alec Hogg is joined by co-host Magnus Heystek, fund manager Piet Viljoen, Lift founder and serial entrepreneur Gidon Novick, ex-Massmart and Edcon CEO Grant Pattison and Chairman of the Plett Rate Payers Association Peter Gaylard, and the BizNews team.By BizNews
 
Prosus intends to sell some of its Tencent shares, to the value of around $14.6bn. The International Monetary Fund revised growth predictions upward while local business confidence slid in March. The world's largest sovereign wealth fund in Norway has bought into clean energy infrastructure.By BizNews
 
Chief Executive of real estate giant Pam Golding Properties, Andrew Golding, told BizNews Power Hour host Alec Hogg about the increase in purchases of second properties by consumers. 'Post lockdown, the market has taken all of us by surprise. We were expecting there to be some pent up demand and then the market would basically represent what was ha…
 
Earle Loxton, CEO of DCX Capital, joined the BizNews Power Hour to discuss the company’s application for an ETF. According to BizNews financial journalist Justin Rowe-Roberts, ‘it basically tracks ten of the best performing - or biggest - cryptocurrencies out there. It’s come to light that there have been a few issues with disclosure’, says Rowe-Ro…
 
Last week YouTube removed the video of PANDA co-founder Nick Hudson’s keynote at last month’s BizNews Investment conference because it “explicitly disputes WHO guidelines on social distancing and self-isolation”. This action has suddenly seen Hudson gain fame with Fox TV’s Ingraham Angle one of many inundating him for interviews. In this chat with …
 
South Africa has signed a long-delayed deal with Pfizer for 20 million Covid-19 vaccines, arriving this month. Old Mutual African Infrastructure Investment Managers is betting on natural gas in SA's transition away from coal. China has created a digital Yuan to be controlled by its central bank.By BizNews
 
Joining Carrie Adams in her naughty corner is Wendy Appelbaum, a prominent South African businesswoman and chair of DeMorgenzon wine estate. The generous philanthropist weighs in on the massive impact the various alcohol bans have had on the alcohol industry in SA.By BizNews
 
* J&J Covid-19 vaccines have been approved for use in South Africa, Janssen Pharmaceuticals has announced.* The South African Reserve Bank has finally confiscated R20m from the Nedbank account of Sahara Computers - the Gupta family business that hired two of former president Jacob Zuma's children, reports MyBroadband.co.za.* The Independent Communi…
 
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