Emerging-market currency rout, by the numbers

The currencies of six emerging-market countries have depreciated by more than 10% against the US dollar this year

Meet Monica Singer, the ambassador for blockchain company ConsenSys

ConsenSys envoy and ex Strate head says blockchain is a no-brainer if SA wants to prevent repeats of recent fraud cases

HOT PROPERTY: Tuscan villa on Stellenbosch olive and wine farm

On the northern slopes of Devon Valley, this luxury B&B also has three freestanding one-bedroom en-suite cottages

A bad week for Katie Hopkins

Controversial British broadcaster and columnist Katie Hopkins is in trouble again

DINNER PARTY INTEL: Weed the small print

The government has been given 24 months to ’rectify the constitutional defects’ that prohibit marijuana use

5 key points from the Constitutional Court’s cannabis ruling

The Constitutional Court has ruled that the private cultivation, possession and consumption of cannabis is legal

Trustco’s share surge conundrum

You might think a credit downgrade would hurt the Namibian investment company’s share price — but you would be wrong

Behind SA’s online shopping habits

In SA the three categories of purchases most often made on the web are clothing, entertainment and education, and tickets

PROFILE: Fulu Netswera’s tough task at NWU business school

Delicate tasks that face the new business school head include dealing with differing approaches and implementing transformation while keeping standards high

HP Envy 13 is a stand-out laptop

It’s sleek, slimmer and shinier than most, and it’s immediately clear that design was top of mind in production

Why Joburg is burning

The tragic Bank of Lisbon blaze shows up serious safety gaps and fire-engine shortages as well as deep political fault lines

Have we lost the battle against crime?

SA’s crime statistics are beyond bad. In fact, it’s time we recognise that we are in a war

The world’s top apps, by the numbers

WhatsApp has a user base of 1-billion plus people

What happens in an internet minute

187 e-mails are sent and 3.7 million Google search queries occur in an internet minute

HOT PROPERTY: Ideal weekend bolt hole in Shelley Point

This luxury beachfront home near the quaint west-coast village of St Helena Bay offers spectacular ocean views and direct boardwalk access