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BizNews Power Hour

Peter Major co-host; Redefine CEO Andrew Koning; Steve Brookers CEO of Balwin Properties; Huge IT

In this episode of the BizNews Power Hour, Alec Hogg is joined by co-host Peter Major veteran mining engineer, CEO of Redefine – Andrew Koning- Balwin Properties’s Steve Brookers; James Herbst – CEO of Huge Group and the BizNews team.

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Tax when you emigrate, work outside SA: Tips, traps, expert advice – William Louw, Sable International

If you are planning on leaving South Africa or have already left, there are key financial factors to consider to minimise tax liabilities. William Louw, South African tax director at emigration specialist Sable International speaks Jackie Cameron, for BizNews, about how to navigate South Africa’s tricky tax system.

Flash Briefing 

Ace joins Zuma as former president delays trial AGAIN; Naspers in market inquiry; Eskom

The two-decades old corruption case against former South African President Jacob Zuma in connection with a $2 billion arms deal has been delayed yet again.

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White farmer murders, Cyril Ramaphosa – and the fake news narrative in SA: Terence Corrigan, IRR

Fake news poses a threat to free societies, distorting perceptions of what is true and false and corroding social and political interactions. So say Terrence Corrigan and Nicholas Lorimer, who have produced a new report by the Institute of Race Relations, entitled Fake News:

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CEO of Spear REIT – Quintin Rossi – on its results and prospects

Global analysts expect massive growth in the vehicle tracking industry in the next five years, with a major market report noting that investors haven’t yet cottoned on to the huge growth in this sector – partly because they don’t understand it. 

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Crypto volatility and the Coinbase profits with Luno’s Marius Reitz

Revenue in the period jumped to about $1.8 billion from $190.6 million in the same quarter a year earlier, Coinbase said in a press release, Luno’s Marius Reitz joined the BizNews Power Hour to go through these numbers and the crazy volatile world of cryptocurrencies.

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Should you buy cryptocurrencies? Which ones? Expert insights – CEO, multinational investment firm

Are cryptocurrencies the new gold? Should you build a digital currency portfoliio and, if so, which ones should you choose? 

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Festive Friday with Carrie Adams; Quintin Rossi; Marius Reitz; Jeremy Borge and Elunda Basson

ANC President Cyril Ramaphosa is shocked and dismayed by a letter from ANC secretary general Ace Magashule who made an unauthorised attempt to suspend Ramaphosa as party president, says Eyewitness News.

Flash Briefing 

SA govt plans to grab 20% of oil and gas businesses; white people, dogs ‘rescued first’ – Isis attack

South Africa wants a free 20% stake in oil and gas exploration and production ventures under a new upstream petroleum bill, which allows the minister to reserve petroleum blocks for Black investors, a copy of the bill seen by Reuters showed on Friday.

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Jean-Pierre Verster co-host; Brian Joffe; Tekkie Town dispute with Steinhoff; PostNet CEO

In this episode of the BizNews Power Hour, Alec Hogg is joined by co-host Jean-Pierre Verster as co-host, Brian Joffe on Long 4 Life results and prospects going forward, Tekkie Town co-founder Bernard Mostert on their dispute with Steinhoff, PostNet CEO Chris Wheeler on the battle with SAPO and the courier industry, and the BizNews team.

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SA born biotech billionaire injects billions into WC vaccine production; Facebook bosses to appear in SA

South African-American biotech billionaire Patrick Soon-Shiong has committed an initial R3 billion to help build out South Africa’s capabilities to produce COVID-19 vaccines

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Activist investor Harry Smit on the deal proposed by management

The Ascendis Health Activists grouping represents investors that use social media to establish a unified voice. Their representative – Harry Smit – joined the BizNews Power Hour and said “We do feel the deal on the table is a much better transaction than business rescue and we’ll be supporting the proposal”

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Save tax, get hotel nights at SA’s best address:12J investment fund Pearl Valley Hotel by Mantis and Futureneers Capital

The Pearl Valley Hotel by Mantis is situated on the Jack Nicklaus Signature Pearl Valley Golf Course at the international award-winning Val de Vie Estate just outside of Paarl in the Cape Winelands.

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Piet Viljoen on Ascendis, Transaction Capital and his own portfolio

Piet Viljoen, fund manager of the Counterpoint value fund, joined the BizNews Power Hour as co-host. Viljoen, who has both Ascend-is and Transaction Capital in his portfolio, weighed in on the recent developments with both companies. 

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Transaction Capital: CEO David Hurwitz on WeBuyCars

Transaction Capital, one of the best performing businesses on the JSE over the past ten years, continues to from strength to strength. In SA Taxi and WeBuyCars, the company has two great assets and is starting to benefit from the synergies created through vertical integration.

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