I’m not one for politics and I have always acknowledged it. But my lack of political bias or having no affiliation with any political party does not mean I forego being grateful for being a beneficiary of the sacrifices Tata Mandela made, writes Buhle Ndweni.
Once a land shunned by the apartheid government and eschewed by tourists, the former Transkei in the Eastern Cape, where Nelson Mandela was born and grew up, is on the cusp of becoming a global tourism destination, thanks in large part to Mandela’s iconic status and the worldwide interest in his past.
Nelson Mandela will go down in history as one of the great orators of our time. Here are 22 quotes from some of his most memorable speeches.
Pugilist. Troublemaker. Revolutionary. How the world will remember Nelson Mandela.
We’re back once again with the weekly Finweek Quiz. This week promises to be bigger and better than ever before. Are you the next Finweek genuis?
This morning, it was announced that the boss of Eskom, Brian Dames has resigned. James Styan investigates the possible reasons for his resignation.
The word retrenchment is no longer taboo – a vast majority of professionals have been directly or indirectly affected by retrenchment at some stage in their working lives. Moxima Gama looks at the sectors in SA that have been affected with retrenchments the most and how people can survive a situation like this.
In this TED discussion, SA-born entrepreneur Elon Musk (PayPal, Tesla, SpaceX) sits down with TED curator Chris Anderson to discuss his work, his vision for the future and why he believes that the sustainable energy conundrum is the biggest problem we need to solve this century.
Countries with seemingly similar economies and institutions can display drastically different savings behaviours. This got behavioural economist, Keith Chen, thinking: Is there a connection between language and how we think and behave?