Bruce Whitfield host a roundtable World Economic Forum on Africa with a panel of economic experts to discuss challenges facing South African and its peers on the continent. FirstRand and Sanlam’s chief executives take Bruce Whitfield through their respective companies’ financial results.
John Smit, Group CEO of SSG Holdings and Former Captain of Springboks shares his philosophies towards saving and investing money. Sasol and JSE Ltd’s chief executives take Bruce Whitfield through their respective companies’ financial results and analyse the economic environment.LISTEN TO PODCAST
Bruce talks to economist Iraj Abedian about expectations for the budget next week. Also the Best Bits of the week and the Brutal BizQuiz.LISTEN TO PODCAST
Adrian Gore, founder and group CEO of Discovery Limited takes Bruce Whitfield through the company’s financial results and gives an update on recently launched Discovery Bank. Mark Cutifani, CEO of Anglo American explains how Anglo American delivered $3.5 billion profit for 2019.LISTEN TO PODCAST
Mohsin Tajbha, Grand Parade Investments’ CEO tells Bruce Whitfield why the company decided to dispose of its interest in Burger King to ECP Investments. George Glynos, Head of Research at ETM Analytics analyses the inflation numbers that increased at a faster rate of 4.5% in January, compared to 4% in December.LISTEN TO PODCAST
Prof David Everatt, Chair at South African Statistics Council tells Bruce Whitfield why his organisation has threatened to resign over lack of funding and frozen posts. He takes Bruce through the implications of the fall of Stats SA. Ekow Eghane, Head of Tax at Southern African EY discusses reasons his company’s call for a reduction in corporate tax in South Africa. Dewald van Rensburg, Investigative Journalist with amaBhungane tells Bruce Whitfield about how PIC’s R4.3bn Ayo investment is being spent on Independent Media’s bills, Survé’s properties and Friends of Iqbal Surve.LISTEN TO PODCAST
Chris Griffith, Anglo American Platinum’s outgoing CEO talks about his decision to step down from the company. He also takes Bruce Whitfield through the state of the mining economy in South Africa. Paul Keable, chief strategy officer at Ashley Madison talks about the business the global business of Infidelity. Zander 'Jack Parow' Tyler, rapper talks about his first jobs and earlier lessons with money.LISTEN TO PODCAST
Bruce gets some analysis on the State of the Nation speech. Also the Best Bits of the week and the Brutal BizQuiz.LISTEN TO PODCAST
Ann Bernstein, executive director at Centre for Development and Enterprise previews president Cyril Ramaphosa’s state of the nation address. Abel Sithole, principal executive officer of the Government Employees Pension Fund shares his views for calls by trade unions to use civil servants pension funds to bailout Eskom.LISTEN TO PODCAST
Ketso Gordhan, CEO of the SA SME Fund talks about the funds decision to invests R25 million to finance spaza shops and its expected ripple effect. Siphamandla Mkhwanazi, economist with FNB analyses the latest unemployment numbers that remain levels last seen in 2008.
Bernard Hotz, Head of Business Crimes and Investigations at Werksmans discusses the National Director of Public Prosecutions (NDPP), Advocate Shamila Batohi decision to withdrew charges against the so-called 'Rogue Unit' - Ivan Pillay, Andries Janse Van Rensburg and Johan Van Loggerenberg. Busisiwe Mavuso, CEO of Business Leadership SA previews the state of the nation by President Cyril Ramaphosa. She also discusses what needs to be done to fix state owned enterprises.LISTEN TO PODCAST