How to create over 100 000 jobs!

AfricaPositive’s  UK director, Tony Granger, helped pioneer  the UK’s successful  Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS)  which has generated £12billion (R144 bn) in  private investment funds into the SME sector. Ted Sceales discusses the huge positive impact that an EIS could have on wealth...

Let us not pass on a poisoned chalice

Given South Africa’s cataclysmic unemployment rate of 37 per cent, the outside world must be amazed that we do not yet have a revolution on our hands. The danger does indeed exist and far-sighted politicians should understand that bold measures must be adopted writes the Free Market Foundation...

Another GPS heart monitor

Pyle, manufacturers of outdoor sports gear has announced the GPS Sorts Watch, which includes a wireless heart rate monitor that lets users track their heart rate while exercising. Pyle, manufacturers of home, car and pro audio equipment and outdoor recreational sports gear, has unveiled the GPS Sports Watch...

Bye bye, Britannica

The end of an era arrived last week as the much-revered Encyclopaedia Britannica ceased print publication. Hooray, says ARTHUR GOLDSTUCK. It is the end of the beginning of the end. Encyclopaedia Britannica, arguably the most famous compendium of all human knowledge, will no longer be produced in printed...

SA gaming reaches R1.7bn

Gaming is bigger than movies and music in the USA, and it’s going the same way in South Africa – where it is now a R1.7-billion industry and growing. Gaming as an industry is larger than the music or movies industry and is becoming increasingly popular as more people experience the thrill of...