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BNC London: Paul O’Sulllivan - Will SA still be a great country in 2025?

In a gripping keynote at the BizNews Conference in London, renowned forensic investigator and Certified Fraud Examiner Paul O’Sullivan exposed the alarming vulnerabilities of WhatsApp as a tool for intelligence gathering, while painting a bleak picture of South Africa's future. Highlighting rampant corruption, infrastructural decay, and governmental failures, O’Sullivan emphasized…
17 May 5AM 26 min

BNC London: Andrew Middleton - SA's optimistic solar-powered future

GoSolr CEO Andrew Middleton electrified the audience at the BizNews Conference in London with his optimistic keynote on the transformative power of solar energy. Emphasising South Africa's immense solar potential, Middleton highlighted GoSolr's innovative subscription model, which has made solar energy accessible to thousands of households. He underscored the significant…
17 May 4AM 14 min

Government critics could be jailed under new Hate Speech Law…

The new Hate Speech Law could see critics of government policy on social media prosecuted and jailed - if their criticism is deemed to cause emotional or psychological harm to government officials or supporters. This is the warning from Ismail Joosub, the Legal Officer of Constitutional Programmes at The FW…
16 May 10AM 15 min

BNC London: Dr Frans Cronje - Decoding SA's political future post-May 29

Dr. Frans Cronje, Chair of the Social Research Foundation (SRF), delivered a captivating keynote speech at the BizNews Conference in London, offering a thought-provoking analysis of South Africa's political landscape. Drawing from decades of data and observation, Dr. Cronje outlined a nuanced vision of the country's trajectory, emphasizing shifts in…
16 May 7AM 16 min

The personality types most likely to be scammed…

Cyber criminals are masters at triggering human psychological needs - and people with an agreeable personality have a higher chance of being manipulated to share private and sensitive information. That is according to a new study at Stellenbosch University (SU). In this interview with BizNews, system analyst Vian Smit describes…
14 May 6AM 9 min

Top corruption-busting lawyers in the fight of their lives….

Two top lawyers who cracked open the Corruption Mafia at Fort Hare University are now fighting for survival - after their own shock arrests. In this interview with BizNews, labour lawyer Bradley Conradie and forensic lawyer Sarah Burger describe the trauma of their Holllywood-style arrests as the “ultimate way” of…
13 May 4AM 35 min

SA set to export nuclear reactors in 5 years…

Nuclear physicist Dr. Kelvin Kemm of Stratek Global, the company behind the local development of a Small Nuclear Reactor system, aims to be ready to export the reactors in five years’ time. He tells BizNews that there has been interest from places as far afield as Canada, “great interest” from…
9 May 10AM 36 min

Solar-powered Middleton agrees with Biccard - Loadshedding improvement is very real

Ahead of his keynote to the BizNews Conference in London, GoSolr CEO and co-founder Andrew Middleton shares some unappreciated good news on South Africa’s energy front. With 75MW in rooftop solar of its initial target 500MW already installed, GoSolr is part of a surge in private sector electricity provision. Middleton…
8 May 9AM 21 min

The political party to end all parties…

Lauren Eventhia Bernardo, the founder of the Organic Humanity Movement (OHM) Party, advocates a political system that will remove political parties - and in which only independents will run for public office. In this interview with BizNews, she says that will enable the voter to vote directly for all of…
8 May 9AM 10 min

Alec Hogg: Joining SA’s political, social, economic dots with Second Level Thinking

BizNews editor Alec Hogg drew upon the great investment guru Howard Marks for inspiration in his address this morning to a packed room of Third Age University members in Hermanus. Among the hallmarks of Marks’ approach to investing (and life) is accepting that rational conclusions require ‘deep, complex and convoluted’…
7 May 9AM 45 min

Anglo bid helps SA stocks outperform in April, but a wild ride for Mag7

In the monthly update of investment markets, Corion’s David Bacher takes us through the highlights for April where South African equities outperformed - and quarterly results lent fresh volatility to Wall Street’s Magnificent Seven. Bacher explains the reasons for the past month’s performance of various investment markets - and looks…
3 May 7AM 21 min

Set aside political crony’s R21-billion gas tender-Kevin Mileham

A controversial gas tender awarded to a man who was named 176 times in the Mpati Commission report into malfeasance at the Public Investment Corporation (PIC) should be terminated with immediate effect. That is the call from Kevin Mileham, the Democratic Alliance's (DA’s) Shadow Minister of Mineral Resources and Energy…
30 Apr 8AM 7 min
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