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VIDEO: Cutting edge payment tools make online start-ups easier

Gateway companies offer solutions where merchants don’t require a bank account, small business owners can go online to communicate with customers, convert browsers to paying consumers and foster loyalty

BUSINESS DAY TV: Some sort of debt forgiveness may be necessary for Greece, says economist

ETM Analytics MD and chief economist George Glynos discusses Greek anti-bailout party Syriza’s election victory and implications for eurozone

Custom Yamaha XV1600 motorcycle delight to see

Arnold Aarons derives great pleasure from owning customised Yamaha XV1600 cruiser-style motorcycle that produces exhilarating bursts of speed without effort

BUSINESS DAY TV: PPC’s reconstituted board ‘brings certainty for shareholders’

PPC chairman Bheki Sibiya discusses cement producer’s AGM where new board members were elected following tumultuous six months

VIDEO: Italian style with a serious sting in the tail

We take a look at the Ducati Panigale with Shaun Wray from Ducati Johannesburg, to see what a motorcycle requires to get you to work safely but also be competitive on the racetrack

BUSINESS DAY TV: Davos ‘is a bit like a multi-layered onion’

Daily Maverick associate editor Brooks Spector, South African Institute of International Affairs senior research fellow Peter Draper review World Economic Forum

BUSINESS DAY TV: What the ECB’s move means for SA

Investec’s Annabel Bishop says the European Central Bank’s bond-buying programme is unlikely to create the inflows that the US version did, but should help trade

VIDEO: Technology essential to changing business landscape

Global CEO survey shows 90% South African CEOs say that mobile technologies are critical to their companies

BUSINESS DAY TV: E-toll collection process will be ‘uphill battle’ for Sanral

Sanral chief financial officer Inge Mulder discusses Moody’s lowering its outlook on the road agency’s debt, upcoming bond payments and toll collection process

VIDEO: Institute urges youth to consider a career in engineering

Andre Hoffmann speaks about his passion for inspiring youth from grade O to become engineers

SA medical volunteers head for Ebola-hit Sierra Leone

We speak to Pappie Majuba from Right to Care and volunteers about why they decided to travel to West Africa

Trophy home in perfect Cape setting on the market for R84m

We take a closer look at one of the most exclusive homes to come onto the Cape market in recent times

Adventure tourism in the Cape gets a zip line boost

A forest-top tour is one of the most exciting new tourist attractions the Cape is offering visitors

Can agreement be reached in Sasolburg?

Labour dispute that resulted in dismissal of workers and halt in delivery of services in Metsimaholo Municipality is entering its seventh, and no one is sure if a resolution can be achieved

BUSINESS DAY TV: The ‘nature of Chinese growth is changing’

Investec Asset Management strategist Michael Power discusses China’s slowing growth and implications for trading partners

BUSINESS DAY TV: ‘Speed dating’ in Davos

Martyn Davies, CEO of Frontier Advisory, tells us what can be expected from the whirlwind that is the annual World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland

WorldSkills SA hosts inaugural skills competition to ‘sexify’ artisanship

The WorldSkills SA inaugural skills competition is aimed at educating the youth about skills and vocations that are in high demand in SA

BUSINESS DAY TV: Saxo Bank ‘well positioned to conduct business’ despite Swiss franc shock

Group chief financial and risk officer at Saxo Bank Steen Blaafalk speaks about possibly setting different rates for transactions conducted after loss of cap on Swiss franc

Fighter aircraft and memorabilia from earliest days of aviation at Saaf Museum

At Saaf Museum Swartkop one can take a close-up look at a Canberra bomber, an early Sikorsky helicopter, a replica of an early airplane in wood and cloth — even the tattered fabric remains from one of the first aircraft that took to the skies in SA

BUSINESS DAY TV: ‘Limited uncertainty better than flawed bill’

Webber Wentzel partner Peter Leon discusses implications for mining industry after resources bill was sent back to National Assembly for review

Porsche 911 turbo S owner recommends advanced driver training

We take a ride in a Porsche 911 Turbo S with Porsche Owners Club member Adam Blow

BUSINESS DAY TV: Ubank at odds over regulator’s reckless lending claim

Lesiba Mashapa, company secretary at the National Credit Regulator, tells us why they have referred small lender Ubank to the National Consumer Tribunal and Ubank CEO Luthando Vutula puts the lender’s case forward

Jazz cruise a hit with South African music radio fans

Business Day took a trip on the December Kaya FM cruise. We take a look at life on board a cruise ship and hear from station manager Greg Maloka why life aboard a cruise ship is the best cure for city life stress

Retro BMW motorcycle reincarnates grit and glamour of the fifties

For those who truly appreciate motorcycles, the right ingredients are big front fork tubes, a large clear headlight, a large capacity engine with some grunt, a minimal saddle and racing exhaust pipe

BUSINESS DAY TV: Keeping the light on is no longer an option

Eskom spokesman Andrew Etzinger talks about how power utility plans to overcome its financial constraints, threat of rolling blackouts, poor maintenance

BUSINESS DAY TV: November retail sales growth ‘not sort of growth SA really wants’

Stanlib chief economist Kevin Lings discusses November’s retail sales data and outlook for the economy, inflation and interest rates in 2015

Bold by design

The Nomanini is aimed at vendors in rural and peri urban areas where people may not be able to buy airtime or electricity via internet banking.

Second batch of Afro 4000 diesel locomotives arrive in Cape Town

Delivery is part of efforts by the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa to modernise its fleet

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