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OUR CLIENT, 10X INVESTMENTS, ON HOW FUND MANAGERS HAVE FAILED TO DELIVER GOOD RETURNS TO PENSION FUNDS

You shouldn’t blame the ANC, or the Guptas for that matter, if your pension fund has done badly over the last 10 years, no matter what you read in the media, says Steven Nathan, founder and chief executive of 10X Investments. “We know that South Africa is not currently in a great place, economically or […]
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OUR CLIENT, AIRBNB, HAS SUPPORTED 22 000 JOBS IN SOUTH AFRICA

Airbnb has announced that Airbnb in SA has supported 22 000 jobs and has had an economic impact of $648 million in the past year alone. Speaking at a three-day summit in Cape Town which it is hosting, head of global policy and public affairs, Chris Lehane said its latest economic impact report had indicated […]
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OUR CLIENT, THE RELATE TRUST’S CEO, ON WHY WE NEED TO FOCUS ON COMPREHENSION, NOT JUST LITERACY

  If you make it to the end of this opinion piece and understand what you’ve read, consider yourself lucky. Every day thousands of children across South Africa learn to read. But thousands also struggle to understand the content of what they’re reading because books are few and far between, teachers are not able to […]
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OUR CLIENT, WESTBROOK, ON SEEKING SECURE SUBURBAN LIFE IN PORT ELIZABETH

  South Africa’s “friendly city” is hopping onto the estate-living bandwagon, with a major new lifestyle development giving other major South African cities a run for their money. There’s a trendy hub of Port Elizabeth where you can “live, work, learn, play, shop, retire” – an all-in-one “21st Century suburb” named Westbrook. The 128-hectare piece […]
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OUR CLIENT, CAPE TOWN TOURISM’S CALL FOR ACTION TO BEAT RECESSION

JOHANNESBURG – It’s like round three in a boxing match; we’ve taken blows from all corners – the Ebola outbreak of 2014, the visa debacle, the drought, and now, as if it’s the final punch, a recession. Somehow, the tourism sector continues to survive for another round, nursing wounds and getting back up. But this latest blow […]