This issue’s isiZulu word is ukhetho. Ukhetho is elections. The root word is khetha – choose. As such, ukhetho is literarily ‘the great choosing’.
I am glad I was able to take part in ukhetho in America, even though I am not in any way, shape or form an American. Even the fact that at some point, I attended school in Orlando still doesn’t make me an American because it was Orlando in Soweto.
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SANLAM EXPANDS AFRICAN FOOTPRINT
The insurer remains committed to strengthening and growing their portfolio on the continent.
Thakadu banks on battery-driven surge in nickel demand
Commodities entrepreneur Ruli Diseko’s company has announced the commissioning of a nickel sulphate refinery, but they are not the only ones interested in this market.
The future of the farm
Agricultural technology innovation is evolving at an unprecedented pace with SA farmers embracing the change.
Developing a diversified offshore portfolio
Coronation has three global funds that are suited to investors who are overexposed to SA.
TO MERGE OR NOT TO MERGE THAT'S SIBANYE'S QUESTION
Are we going to see the combination of gold industry heavyweights? finweek looks at the situation at Sibanye-Stillwater.
Annus horribilis for Viljoen
The first year as the CEO of Amplats was challenging for Natascha Viljoen, but things are looking up with the PGM market evolving.
Innovation Spurs Blue Label Forth During Pandemic
Brett Levy, the younger of the two brothers leading the company, talks about the business’ growth and new opportunities lurking around.
Have Low-Equity Multi-Asset Funds Lost Their Mojo?
With investors losing faith in the sector, which pitfalls should specialists avoid when they make asset allocation decisions?
Are Stock Markets Realistically Priced?
Global stock market performance has been quite unexpected, but are they moving ahead of economic recovery?
How To Manage Your Funds Like A Pro
With the myriad of information available and the muddled state of economies, it can be tricky to make sound investment decisions.
A $1.2 BILLION LOSS FOR DELTA, BUT RECOVERY IS ON THE RADAR
Delta Air Lines lost $1.2 billion in the first quarter, more than expected, but executives said Thursday that the airline could be profitable by late summer if the budding recovery in air travel continues.
US RECOMMENDS ‘PAUSE' FOR J&J SHOTS IN BLOW TO VACCINE DRIVE
The U.S. recommended a “pause” in use of the single-dose Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine to investigate reports of rare but potentially dangerous blood clots, setting off a chain reaction worldwide and dealing a setback to the global vaccination campaign.
The Food Fight in Fake Meat
Beyond Meat was an early leader. But rival Impossible Foods and others want to eat its lunch
Prices for a warehouse staple are at a record, buoyed by the boom in e-commerce
THE MAN WHO KEEPS THE FAR RIGHT ONLINE
While Amazon and its peers have stopped supporting certain prominent White supremacists and conspiracy theorists, Nick Lim has stepped in
Stopping the Race to the Bottom on Taxes
The U.S. is energizing a global effort to put a floor under corporate tax rates
LAW & CRYPTO
Arthur Hayes faces U.S. prosecution over how he ran his overseas Bitcoin exchange
BIDEN TELLS EXECS US NEEDS TO INVEST, LEAD IN COMPUTER CHIPS
President Joe Biden used a virtual meeting with corporate leaders about a global shortage of semiconductors to push for his $2.3 trillion infrastructure plan, telling them that the U.S. should be the world’s computer chip leader.
AMERICA'S SECRET WAR WITH UFOs EXPOSED!
Air Force F-22 warplane downed in dogfight as Navy takes out alien craft
Jonathan Kellner Has Big Money Backing His U.S. Stock Trading Startup
When he was handed a debit card with $70 million in the bank, Jonathan Kellner realized his startup was different. ¶ Members Exchange, known as MEMX, started as a protest by banks and market makers against the rising data and connectivity fees charged by U.S. stock exchanges. In the two years since Kellner, 52, signed on as chief executive officer, MEMX Holdings LLC has locked in more than $135 million in funding from 18 stock trading and investing heavyweights, including BlackRock, Citadel Securities, and Morgan Stanley. ¶ Since it went fully live in October, MEMX has clinched 1% of the U.S. market share. Kellner, previously the CEO of Nomura Holdings Inc.’s Instinet, spoke with Bloomberg Markets in February about launching during a pandemic and the surge in meme stocks.