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VIDEO: Fun smartphone aimed at selfie addicts

This mobile handset claims to be the best way that those who like to take photographs of themselves can join the fun

VIDEO: Partnership with technical schools hopes to end shortage of welding skills

In a unique partnership with the Gauteng Department of Education, welding supplies company Afrox completely renovated and equipped a welding skills training centre

BUSINESS DAY TV: It is ‘sad there is no allocation for small business’ in medium-term budget

Business Partners MD Nazeem Martin gives views on medium-term budget policy statement and whether right strings are being pulled to grow small business

BUSINESS DAY TV: Why ask PPC shareholders to vote for new board, asks Mervyn King

Corporate governance expert Mervyn King shares his views on HCI’s Marcel Golding fighting against his suspension, as well as PPC’s woes

BUSINESS DAY TV: We’re putting SA on sustainable fiscal path, says Nene

Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene speaks about government’s spending plans over next three years and how he’s balancing budget in face of slowing growth

VIDEO: Activists create hate speech and discrimination database to reduce hate crimes

Researchers from the Hate Crimes Working Group say that while government drafts legislation to put a stop to hate crimes, it is equally important to include hate speech and intentional unfair discrimination

VIDEO: Medium-term budget: 2015 tax hike

Amanda Visser looks at the finance minister's medium-term budget and explains why a VAT rate increase can be expected, despite vehement opposition from trade unions in the past

VIDEO: Medium-term budget policy statement

Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene delivers his medium-term budget policy statement, noting South Africans will have to tighten their belts

VIDEO: Small business minister accounts for first 100 days in office

Lindiwe Zulu, having been in office for more than 100 days, meets with the press to talk about what has been achieved in terms of assisting business entrepreneurs so far

VIDEO: SA will need more taxpayers to sustain national health insurance

Mmusi Maimane, leader of the DA in Parliament, says proposals around creating a national health insurance will not be sustainable unless South Africa’s economy grows

BUSINESS DAY TV: What will medium-term budget hold in store for SA?

Econometrix chief economist Azar Jammine and RMB chief economist Ettienne le Roux give their predictions for budget statement and how finance minister will juggle resources

VIDEO: New market brings life to Johannesburg

A new lifestyle market in the old sheds on Fox Street offers shoppers a destination to rival other popular weekend markets, and is also part of a gradual revival of Joburg that will benefit inner city dwellers

BUSINESS DAY TV: Foord believes it is ‘critical that PPC board be replaced as soon as possible’

Foord head of research Carolyn Levin talks about Foord’s call for a special shareholder meeting at PPC

BUSINESS DAY TV: Transformation ‘starting to take shape’ in chartered accountants industry

SA Institute of Chartered Accountants CEO Terence Nombembe discusses transformation in boardroom and influence of chartered accountants

VIDEO: Gender-based violence report released

BDLive speaks to researcher Winnie Mofokeng about the Commission for Gender Equality's report on gender-based violence

VIDEO: Cape Town fighting crime with technology

Mayoral committee member JP Smith explains why Cape Town has placed its trust in video cameras and gunshot detection sensors to beat violent crime and combat gangsterism

VIDEO: Protestors burn e-toll bills at Sanral offices

Protestors taking part in an e-toll demonstrations burn their e-toll bills in front of the South African National Roads Agency offices in Pretoria

BUSINESS DAY TV: Ebola crisis: it is time for a reality check

Diana Games, Simon Schaefer and Chris Becker discuss the economic and political implications of the worst Ebola outbreak on record

VIDEO: Thuli Madonsela says ordinary South Africans can make a difference

Adv Madonsela encourages ordinary people to be the best citizens they can be, and to be leaders in their businesses and communities

VIDEO: Luxury SA-made yachts may serve as a currency hedge

Quality and competitive pricing of South African marine products leads to healthy trade in used equipment where sail and motor-powered yachts are regarded as an investment for the wealthy and possibly a currency hedge

Local ownership for SA mines essential, says mining expert

Peter Leon looks at why it’s not a good idea for government to keep shifting the goal posts for local ownership of SA mines

Legal expert gives inside track on Joburg Indaba

Peter Leon, partner at Webber Wentzel, talks about the discussions between government, labour and mining companies at the Joburg Indaba

BUSINESS DAY TV: Altron ‘very happy with performance at Bytes’

Altron CEO Robbie Venter speaks about the group’s half-year results and why medium-term prospects are brighter

VIDEO: More needs to be done to increase the number of women in executive positions

Grant Thornton’s 2014 Women in Business report reveals only 26 percent of senior management positions in SA are filled by women, however a number of measures can be put in place to address the challenges women in leadership positions face

VIDEO: Lwandle report ‘identifies legal shortcomings’ in evictions

Lwandle evictions inquiry chair says details of report will not be divulged until the minister had time to study it

BUSINESS DAY TV: ‘Mining is for optimists’

Joburg Indaba chairman Bernard Swanepoel says important issues get airtime when right people are brought together

VIDEO: Sacci sounds alarm bells over low business confidence

The South African Chamber of Commerce and Industry (Sacci) has warned that South Africa is in a desperate position in terms of business confidence

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