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Finweek Quiz #82

A lot has happened these past few days. Take our quiz and find out if you’re up to speed with current affairs.

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COVER: 10 Ways to spring-clean your finances

It’s that time of the year when your spending is about to increase. Holidays, gifts and a new year – which brings increases in your big ticket items – are a couple of months away. Finweek contributor Marcia Klein, ensures you are prepared and enter the holiday season and new year with a spring in your step.

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VIDEO: Playing the property game

This week’s debate in Finweek Money Matters has property economists sharing on the outlook for the property market. Finweek Money Matters is a weekly programme aired every Friday 13:00 CAT on CNBC Africa (DSTV Channel 410). The programme focusses on trends, investment analysis and economic debates.

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INSIGHT: What Africa can learn about growing its agribusiness

Agriculture averages 24% of the GDP across the African continent and the World Bank projects that the agribusiness sector will grow to US$1tr by 2030. but there are a number of lessons Africa can learn from China when it comes to achieving this outcome, writes Calestous Juma of Harvard University. This article originally appeared in The Conversation.

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MANAGEMENT: Avoid these 5 recruitment myths

There are five recruitment myths companies should be aware of and avoid when it comes to their talent acquisition strategy.

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VIDEO: Innovation in Africa

This week in Finweek Money Matters, we look at the opportunities innovation can create in Africa. Finweek Money Matters is a weekly programme aired every Friday 13:00 CAT on CNBC Africa (DSTV Channel 410). The programme focusses on trends, investment analysis and economic debates.

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INSIGHT: Foolproof your password and avoid cybercrime

Cybercrime costs South Africans between an estimated R2.5bn and R5.8bn annually. A study by researchers, Rika Butler and Martin Butler, from Stellenbosch University reveals that South African password users often neglect to make an effort when choosing a password for cyber protection. This article originally appeared in The Conversation.

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VIDEO: Cycling just got safer

This week’s trend in Finweek Money Matters looks at how cyclists can avoid fatal injuries caused by accidents on the road, using a radar to detect vehicles approaching from behind. Finweek Money Matters is a weekly programme aired every Friday 13:00 CAT on CNBC Africa (DSTV Channel 410). The programme focusses on trends, investment analysis and economic debates.

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OPINION: Entrepreneurship is not about age

There is no ideal “age” to start a business, because entrepreneurship is all about business savvy, says Sanjeev Orie of FNB. basic business principles apply, for both young and mature entrepreneurs.

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MANAGEMENT: Four ways to prepare employees for change

Businesses need to adapt to disruptive changes and prepare their employees with equal effort. Embracing change depends on leadership, people and culture of the organisation.

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MONEY: Africa’s invisible sector- SMEs adopt prepaid SIMs

More consumers have opted for prepaid SIM cards as they are beneficial in monitoring their spend. Small businesses have followed suit as increasing numbers of their employees need mobile connectivity.

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INSIGHT: Statistics show more women have access to credit

There are over 9m credit-active women in South Africa, presenting opportunities for them to embark on entrepreneurial ventures, invest in property and finance their vehicles.