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WeWork debacle exposes why investing in a charismatic founder can be dangerous

Were investors like SoftBank and JPMorgan duped by the hype of a charismatic founder, as happened with Elizabeth Holmes and Theranos?

Plutocrats in high orbit: Whether Musk or Bezos win the space race, we all lose

A new space race is being led by two notoriously greedy, egomaniacal billionaires. They’d do better to focus their attention and resources on Earth

NASA wants people on Mars within 25 years

With today's rocket technology, it would take an astronaut up to nine months to reach Mars

Eish, robot: The road to mecha

Lately our worst AI dreams have entered a realm much closer to home

Space beanstalk set to doom Earth

A cheap elevator into orbit could be a stairway to heaven — but it’s probably a highway to hell

Musk escapes the worst, but Tesla still faces a bumpy road

Tesla has promised to revolutionise the automobile, but the electric car maker keeps hitting roadblocks created by its founder

Elon Musk to resign as chair of Tesla board but remain CEO

​Elon Musk has reached a deal over fraud charges that will see him step down as Tesla's chairman of the board and pay a $20-million fine

Betting on Elon’s a risky business

The erratic capitalist may joke about taking a chill pill but investors are viewing his antics with alarm

Tesla shares tumble after Musk comments on personal toll

In late morning trade, Tesla shares skidded 7.8% to $309.36 following the release of the wide-ranging interview in The New York Times

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The news of Gauteng’s grave site preparations raised alarm about the expected number of Covid-19-related deaths in the province

Demolition of hope in Hangberg

The City of Cape Town in June twice knocked down structures on land allocated for other purposes. The city says these were not evictions; residents ask why no police are available for rapes and murders

Sassa disses disability grant applicants

Towards the end of level four of the lockdown, Sassa offices reopened for applications for old age pensions and childcare and foster care grants, but not for disability grants

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Full-time Johannesburg-based CEO required for HI HOPES

An entrepreneurial, business-minded, impact-driven individual is sought to lead the organisation as it looks to scale and grow

Balwin properties and Absa launch South Africa’s first green home loan

Balwin Properties’ Edge registration of over 16 000 units was a global first, covering more homes than any single property developer in the world to date

Young professional gets a career boost from PSETA

SAICA makes ongoing efforts to encourage the professionalisation of financial offices in private and public sector organisations

Colgate-Palmolive South Africa donates one million bars of soap

The combination of limited access to quality soap and a lack of knowledge of how to properly wash hands is a challenge in many vulnerable communities

Cheque value bundles – real value

Most people do not pay much attention to what bank account they have and whether or not it is suited to their daily realities

Absa Rewards puts cash in your pocket

In addition to the cash benefits, you will receive special offers and exclusive deals from selected Absa Rewards partners

Municipal audit outcomes reveal public sector financial management must be professionalised

SAICA calls for a review of the mandatory minimum skills and qualifications required for all key financial management positions within the public sector

Eleven ways to protect yourself against fraud

While financial services firms work continuously to improve security, fraudsters are always devising new plans to circumvent the latest safety measures

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