3 days ago | July 19, 2019

Cindy: Classy, fabulous diva

On the evening of the annual NAMA 2019 awards ceremony, award winning musician and fashion star Cindy Munyavi  wore an ...

Agric insurance necessary for farmers

There is a general belief that farmers may not purchase insurance policies because they are not convinced the insurer ...

Currency intervention: How would US do it, would it work?

The US dollar is near a multi-decade high, on a trade-weighted basis and President Donald Trump is not happy about it. ...

‘Govt takes women miners seriously’

The era of discriminating against women in the mining industry is over as Government is putting in place policy measures ...

A currency backed by nothing

On February 25, 1862, United States President Abraham Lincoln signed the Legal Tender Act, a brainchild of Elbridge ...

4IR, Africa: Promise or peril?

The fourth industrial revolution (4IR) is unfolding on the continent, bringing with it African solutions for African ...

Storm clouds prompt louder pleas for fiscal aid

Global finance ministers are facing intensified nagging to loosen purse strings and aid the world economy at a time when ...

Customer is always right until . . .

You are in a sales demo, the company principal arrives 40 minutes late, apologises for being tied down and immediately ...

Soya bean: Strategic, profitable crop

Increased soya bean production is necessary to meet an increasing domestic and global demand. Soya bean is one of the ...

What Africa’s key central banks will discuss in next 10 days

Central banks in sub-Saharan Africa’s key economies will take direction from US Federal Reserve chairman Jerome Powell ...

Where does the buck stop?

A frequent topic of both serious investment commentators and some of the darker corners of the internet is the future of ...

Mayweather is ‘out of money’

Khabib Nurmagomedov’s manager Ali Abdelaziz has mocked Floyd Mayweather by claiming the American is “running out of money”.

Juve pay £67,5m for de Light

Italian champions Juventus have completed the £67,5 million signing of 19-year-old Dutch international defender Matthijs ...

Is there such a thing as resource curse?

I have been following up the question of natural resources and their exploitation and use by man, the world over, for ...

‘We can’t imagine life without each other, sport’

The senior netball goal defender, Adelaide Thandeka Muskwe, has admitted that besides being an athlete, she can’t stay ...

Mane, Mahrez emerge from Salah shadow

CAIRO. — The Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt was perfectly set up for Mohamed Salah to lead his team to the title on home ...

Ian Mann reviews: How to start a business

This is the story of author Belsky’s company: Behance. “We bootstrapped the business for five years before one of our ...

IMF sees dangers from trade tensions, overvalued dollar

WASHINGTON. — The International Monetary Fund on Wednesday said the US dollar was overvalued by 6 percent to 12 percent, ...

June inflation: The last barrage: The Last Word

The horrific month-on-month inflation of 39,3 percent for June was expected since we all knew what had happened to ...

Life changing platform for Gems . . . as duo are Australia-bound

A World Cup, any World Cup, is supposed to be a dream platform for any professional player.