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Chris Pappas: Would-be Premier’s message of hope for embattled KZN

Just as his party is able to use its governance of the Western Cape as a ‘prospectus’ for voters, uMngeni executive mayor Christopher Pappas (32) can point to his own record since taking office in November 2021. And the fluent isiZulu speaker believes it’s a message resonating in a province…
18 Apr 9AM 24 min

Cameron v/s Cele - facts v/s insults...

South Africa's Police Minister Bheki Cele hurled personal insults at crime fighter-turned-politician Ian Cameron at a heated community meeting in gang-infested Hanover Park this week. Cele went as far as to question Cameron's intelligence. This after Cameron questioned investigations being done poorly and leadership in SAPS being broken while Cele…
18 Apr 8AM 16 min

BNC#6: Phil Craig Q&A – Cape Independence movement is gaining momentum

In a Q&A session at BNC#6 in Hermanus, Alec Hogg and Phil Craig discussed the potential for Cape Independence within South Africa. Craig advocates for a referendum on the matter, emphasising the importance of democracy and self-determination. He addressed concerns about international support, potential economic impacts like the oil and…
17 Apr 4AM 38 min

Helen Zille on how DA selects MPs; Zuma, coalitions, Western Cape and McKenzie

Every enterprise requires strong foundations and solid processes to succeed. Including politics, as we learn in this interview with DA Federal Council chair Helen Zille, who explains how meritocracy is applied inside SA’s official opposition. Zille also answers questions on the hot topics of the moment, including the impact of…
16 Apr 11AM 29 min

BNC#6: Duvenage Q&A - Holding government accountable, fixing SA's broken system

The Q&A session at BNC#6 in Hermanus between Alec Hogg and Wayne Duvenage delved into the need for leveraging the constitution and rule of law to hold municipalities accountable for their duties. Duvenage highlighted examples where communities have taken legal action against municipalities to compel them to fulfil their obligations…
16 Apr 8AM 33 min

SA post-May29 - Berman, Buthelezi, serious upgrades on current Parly ‘B’ Team

South Africans are about to enjoy a massive upgrade in the energy and competence of their lawmakers, with an army of fresh talent injected into Parliament after May 29 ushers in a governing coalition. Among Parly’s debutants who look set to make their mark are activist/broadcaster/entrepreneur Kathy Berman and Prince…
15 Apr 12PM 20 min

BNC#6: Corné Mulder Q&A - Electoral strategies and coalition dynamics

During a candid Q&A session at BNC#6 in Hermanus, Corné Mulder discussed the intricate dynamics of upcoming elections, emphasising the potential impact of tactical voting and coalition politics. Mulder scrutinised the ANC's strategies, cautioning against tampering with electoral systems and predicting potential shifts in power dynamics within the party. With…
15 Apr 5AM 35 min

Purple Group CEO Charles Savage foresees a bright future after transformative interims

Purple Capital's interim results showcase a remarkable turnaround, signalling a shift from startup to long-term player, as CEO Charles Savage explains. Highlighting the scalability of their business, Savage attributes the transformative results to strategic decisions and customer maturation. He emphasizes sustained profitability and resilience, projecting continued positive outcomes. While international…
14 Apr 12PM 25 min

BNC#6: Heystek Q&A - Cautious investing, market uncertainties, looking offshore and more

In an enlightening Q&A session at BNC#6 in Hermanus, Magnus Heystek delved into the world of investment strategy. From navigating market uncertainties post-elections to assessing the tech sector's valuation and exploring offshore investment opportunities, Heystek shared valuable insights backed by years of experience. Discover his views on gold investments, India's…
14 Apr 10AM 34 min

BNC#6: Hlabisa Q&A - ANC has proved a failure over 30 years, make your vote count in May

IFP President Velenkosini Hlabisa took the stage at BNC#6 in Hermanus, outlining the party's strategic stance amidst challenges. Highlighting successes in recent elections and governance, Hlabisa addressed concerns about media bias, the Ingonyama Trust, and calls for secession, firmly advocating for unity and effective governance. With a focus on mobilizing…
14 Apr 9AM 24 min

Urgent “federal push” needed to save SA - David Ansara

Regardless of the outcome of the 29 May 2024 Election, a “federal push is going to be more and more urgent”. So says David Ansara, the CEO of the Free Market Foundation (FMF) . Speaking to BizNews after the launch of the FMF’s campaign for Home Rule, he points out…
12 Apr 7AM 18 min

BNC#6: Piet Viljoen Q&A – Property, market trends, economic forecasting and more

In his Q&A session at BNC#6 in Hermanus, renowned investor Piet Viljoen shared insights on his nuanced approach to property investment during an engaging discussion with Bronwyn Nielsen. Viljoen emphasised the importance of strategic capital allocation, patience, and emotional control in navigating market cycles. Touching on various topics including ESG…
12 Apr 6AM 31 min

Gayton McKenzie olive branch to DA - Let’s take hands, focus on unseating ANC

Following a weekend marked by harsh criticism from Naspers-owned media outlets and disparaging comments from the DA’s leader, Patriotic Alliance president Gayton McKenzie is advocating for harmony among opposition parties. The influential political figure points to the irony of this discord between opposition political parties whose prime objective should be…
11 Apr 10AM 28 min

BNC#6: Cy Jacobs Q&A - Why he's bullish on China, global markets to watch

Cy Jacobs, co-founder of 360NE, offered a deep dive into investment strategies and market insights during the Q&A session at the BNC#6 Conference in Hermanus. Discussing various topics, Jacobs shared his perspectives on companies like Tencent, Yourplay, Prosus, and Naspers in relation to the Chinese market. He also delved into…
11 Apr 7AM 35 min
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