ANC: Shaping up for battle

Even after the ANC has chosen its new president at the elective conference, there will still be fierce behind-the-scenes lobbying for the rest of the top ...

Low-growth suburbs: Behind the slump

Property values in some areas didn’t quite keep pace with inflation over the past five years

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Where to buy your next house

The Financial Mail’s annual suburbs survey sheds light on where to buy a home in the present climate in which wealth preservation, with an eye to growth over ...

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SA’s best and worst suburbs

Unless you are a Cape Town homeowner, chances are that the value of your bricks and mortar investment has increased by no more than 3% this year. The trick now ...

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ANC’s Nasrec knockout and what it means for the economy

The ANC’s make-or-break election race to succeed Jacob Zuma as president is billed as an epic battle between good and bad, but in politics there is perhaps no ...

Why Old Mutual is splitting in half

Old Mutual has returned to its Southern African home market. What can new CEO Peter Moyo do to boost this dominant but lumbering cash cow?

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ANALYSIS: Can President Emmerson Mnangagwa save Zimbabwe?

As Emmerson Mnangagwa is sworn in as Zimbabwe's interim president, Financial Mail explores what this means for the country's economy

How Google and Facebook are the biggest threat to South African news media

Google and Facebook have devastated traditional media. Their lack of responsibility has led to calls for greater regulation of the tech behemoths

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EXPOSED: The South Africans named in the Paradise Papers

More than 500 SA individuals and companies are named in the 13.4m records exposed in the ‘Paradise Papers’, the latest trove of offshore tax haven ...

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Is Gigaba SA's most misunderstood minister?

The minister may have salvaged some personal credibility in exposing the truth of our fiscal decline, but he has put SA on the fast track to further downgrades

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What will be inside Adrian Gore's new bank

Discovery Bank is set to compete head-on with SA’s big four banks by using its expertise in ‘behavioural economics’, based on its ...

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What is blockchain and why the hype?

Just like the Internet itself, the technology has the potential to become ubiquitous

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Is Bitcoin a pot of gold or bubble waiting to burst?

Everyone in SA wants a piece of it, having seen the cryptocurrency’s 746% rise over the past year. But can cryptocurrencies be trusted, given that the rise in ...

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What the future of work looks like — and what it means for SA's job crisis

New technologies, especially robotics and artificial intelligence, are advancing faster than an average CEO can keep track. So does this hold promise for SA’s ...

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How McKinsey and Trillian milked billions from SA Inc

The seemingly magical connections of Salim ‘Aladdin’ Essa saw the money taps turned on in an astonishing way

How SA’s MBAs must change

The future of the business environment has never been so uncertain. How can business schools help companies and individuals navigate their way into this void?