Jacques Taylor, besturende direkteur van John Deer Sub-Sahara Afrika. Die man wat deur internasionale kenners bestempel word as ‘Afrika se Landboukenner’ gesels padlangs met my oor sy loopbaanpad, wat hom van die navraagtoonbank in die Bloemfontein-tak van Standard Bank geneem het na die vooruitstrewende boeregemeenskap van Schweizer-Reneke, die glanskantore van Johannesburg en Nigerië se welvarende landboumark tot, uiteindelik, die bestuurstoel van John Deere in Boksburg.More Info
Seleho Tsatsi is in for Anthea today, and he anticipates that like-for-like net rental income for 2019 will be down by around 9%. He gives an update on Dis-Chem and how things are looking for them. Could they be the next Clicks? Uber on the other hand has their results out too, and it seems they’ve been bleeding money – $2.5 billion to be precise.More Info
You may know a lot about Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies… and if you’ve been following this podcast, you would have certainly heard about Luno. The app-based crypto exchange is helping revolutionise money, but there’s a lot more to it than that. Luno’s GM, Marius Reitz, tells us more about what it is that Luno does.
Decrypto is powered by Luno.More Info
Oil imports decreased during the month of September, causing trade surplus to widen. With the budget behind us, this past Friday Moody’s changed our outlook from Stable to Negative. On a brighter note, the US Dept of Labour said that they had added 128k jobs.More Info
Siya Sangweni (CliffCentral Brand Manager), Rina Broomberg (CliffCentral co-founder) and I were in New York last week for a series of meetings, a conference and some interesting experiences in the world of podcasting. It’s always reassuring to hear other people’s stories of pioneering their businesses and ideas in new media and to compare them to your own. You quickly realise that the distance between Johannesburg and New York is shorter than it has ever been – and that we’re having similar experiences, challenges and discovering clever solutions to the flux that all media businesses find themselves in…More Info
In the final episode of Howzit China, Gareth Cliff and Phumi Mashigo chat to two South Africans who have a lot to share about the relations between South Africa and China, and the opportunities that exist in each country for the other. Grant Horsfield is a South African who has made a huge success for himself in China through naked Group – a premium lifestyle brand in Asia. Luyanda Sithole is the Chief Partnership Officer at the African World Heritage Fund… she speaks about the work the fund does in preserving World Heritage Sites in South Africa and Africa as a whole, and the role China has played.More Info