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Kabous le Roux

Kabous le Roux is a financial journalist and digital content producer at Primedia Broadcasting. He cut his teeth at where he was the Personal Finance, Property and Business Editor. He is currently the Editor of – a website aiming to deliver business skills, knowledge and insight to entrepreneurs, would-be entrepreneurs and everyday South Africans. Kabous has a passion for making complex ideas broadly accessible.

[REVIEW] Why you should binge-watch 'Don’t F**k with Cats' on Netflix

17 January 2020 2:24 PM

"I was convinced it wasn’t real. It was only after the 2nd episode that I realised this actually happened," says Mvelase Peppetta.

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Selfie-obsessed tourists threaten survival of Boulders Beach penguin colony

17 January 2020 1:10 PM

Disrespectful tourists are jumping barriers to touch Cape Town’s penguins and take selfies. The fine? A mere R500!

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Germany to phase out all its coal-fired power stations by 2035

17 January 2020 11:42 AM

Germany – not the US or China – is set to lead the world into a post-fossil fuel age. Kieno Kammies interviews Steven Beardsley.

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103 km/h gusts force closing of Cape Town’s iconic Table Mountain cable car

17 January 2020 10:09 AM

Weather services predict strong winds - currently gusting at 103 km/h, according to "Cape Town Hiking" – for the next five days.

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The South African rand is the weakest currency in the world – The Economist

16 January 2020 2:45 PM

The rand is undervalued by 62% against the US dollar, according to the latest Big Mac Index by The Economist.

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70 000 litres of alcohol confiscated on Cape Town beaches over festive season

16 January 2020 1:54 PM

“Beach users are very clever how they hide their alcohol, whether it’s in watermelons or the sand,” says Zahid Badroodien.

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Buy Johannesburg’s greatest mansion – get a free Rolls Royce and a R28m discount

16 January 2020 12:52 PM

“You’ve got a majestic view of Johannesburg! A Feng Shui expert said it’s like having your kingdom below you,” says Rory O'Hagan.

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Telkom to retrench 3000: 'Unemployment now worse than during Great Depression'

16 January 2020 11:32 AM

We’re starting to see capitulation [by companies giving up on the economy recovering], says Nedbank Chief Economist Dennis Dykes.

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Religion in schools: What should we replace it with?

16 January 2020 10:17 AM

“Let’s create something not based on religion but on ways of being in the world. It could unify us,” says Lisa Joshua Sonn.

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