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  • Econet said to seek UK listing with $8bn value November 24, 2017
    African telecommunications group Econet is considering selling shares on the London Stock Exchange at a valuation of about US$8bn next year after combining new and existing assets, according to people familiar with the matter The post Econet said to seek UK listing with $8bn value appeared first on TechCentral.
  • Kalon invests R10m in SA payments firm i-Pay November 24, 2017
    Electronic payments specialist i-Pay has secured R10m in venture capital funding from Kalon Venture Partners, which it intends using to expand to other countries outside South Africa. The company, which facilitates bank-to-bank The post Kalon invests R10m in SA payments firm i-Pay appeared first on TechCentral.
  • Big tech becomes Theresa May’s terrorism scapegoat November 24, 2017
    British Prime Minister Theresa May emerged from 10 Downing Street and stepped somberly to a podium. The previous night, 3 June, three terrorists had driven a van into pedestrians on London Bridge and attacked people in The post Big tech becomes Theresa May’s terrorism scapegoat appeared first on TechCentral.
  • Your future commute could be by taxi drone November 24, 2017
    A Chinese start-up has developed a flying car that it plans to roll out as soon as next year. EHang’s E-184 drone can carry one passenger in its small cockpit, but the firm says it’s working on a model that can carry two. EHang’s The post Your future commute could be by taxi drone appeared […]
  • Bleak Black Friday start for Takealot November 24, 2017
    South Africa's biggest online retailer has fallen over under the pressure of shoppers looking for Black Friday deals. Both Takealot.com's website and mobile app were down on Friday morning, with customers reporting The post Bleak Black Friday start for Takealot appeared first on TechCentral.
  • Gauteng challenging W Cape for tech start-up supremacy November 23, 2017
    Gauteng is challenging Cape Town as the epicentre of the technology start-up scene in South Africa, according to new research. There has also been a jump in the number black entrepreneurs, though they are not as The post Gauteng challenging W Cape for tech start-up supremacy appeared first on TechCentral.

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  • How to achieve a sustainable retirement income November 22, 2017
    Shaun Duddy discusses how to meet and manage risks while drawing a stable income in retirement. He explains why investing at least 50% in growth assets is a...
  • Finding value in an over-valued world November 22, 2017
    Defensive shares are normally a safe place to “hide” when valuations look high, but Orbis is currently finding more opportunities among cyclical shares where...
  • Woolworths: Value investing in action November 22, 2017
    It can be difficult for investors to choose an investment manager when many of us seem to sound and look the same. Using Woolworths as an example, Andrew...
  • How to tame temptations November 21, 2017
    A survey conducted by the University of Pennsylvania a few years ago asked respondents to rank their strengths in 24 different skills. Self-control ended up ...
  • What taxes do I pay when I invest offshore? November 16, 2017
    Investing offshore allows you to diversify and benefit from a broader universe of investment ideas, but what about the tax you may have to pay?As with any...
  • Equity Fund update: Patience is key in investing November 9, 2017
    Despite the high price-to-earnings (PE) ratio of the FTSE/JSE All Share Index (ALSI), our bottom-up investment process is finding attractive opportunities th...

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  • SEO in 2018: 7 Google Updates You Need to Know About [Infographic] November 24, 2017
    Will you be investing time and money into SEO in 2018? Want to understand the Google algorithms that will affect how you rank for your keywords? Miller Media Management share the updates you need to know in this infographic. On the list you’ll find: Panda Penguin Pirate Hummingbird Pigeon Mobile Friendly RankBrain Possum Fred Check […]
  • Web Design Basics: How to Choose the Right Font for Your Website [Infographic] November 24, 2017
    Are you in the process of creating a new website for your business? Trying to pick the right set of font types to complement your design? Pennington Creative share their beginners guide to fonts in this infographic. They highlight 4 major typeface classifications you need to choose from: Serif Sans-serif Display Script And also, the […]
  • LinkedIn Marketing: 7 Really Easy Steps to Turn Cold Leads into Clients [Infographic] November 24, 2017
    Are you looking for ways to market your services on LinkedIn? Want to know how to find the right prospects and then successfully engage with them? BD Ventures share their guide to marketing on LinkedIn in this infographic. Here are the key steps they share with you: Find prospects using advanced search Build awareness by […]
  • 16 Reasons Why Your Website is Slow & Doesn’t Rank Well on Google [Infographic] November 23, 2017
    Does your website take ages to load? Is your slow website causing a high bounce rate and poor ranking on Google? DesignMantic share 16 reasons why your website is so slow in this infographic. There are a couple of items on the list I’ll touch upon first. With the use of large images becoming more […]
  • The Ideal Number of Characters, Hashtags & Emojis for Each Social Network [Infographic] November 23, 2017
    Are you looking for ways to optimise your social media posts? Want to know the ideal number of characters, hashtags and emojis to use on each network? CoSchedule share their social media posting tips in this infographic. Here are the platforms they cover: Facebook Twitter Instagram Pinterest LinkedIn Google Plus Check out the infographic for […]
  • Email Marketing Basics: The Ideal Time to Send Your Emails [Infographic] November 23, 2017
    Are you trying to figure out the best time to send your email marketing campaigns? Want to know when open and click through rates will be highest? Send in Blue share their email sending tips in this infographic. They’ve broken down their results into 6 key business areas: Ecommerce Software / SaaS Marketing Services Offline […]