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VIDEO: Test ride: Harley Davidson Dyna Street Bob

Michael Ettershank joins beat generation legends of 1950s America like Jack Kerouac to see what open road feels like on a Harley Davidson Dyna Street Bob

BUSINESS DAY TV: Cartrack Holdings aiming to increase global profile

Cartrack CFO John Edmeston discusses the company’s listing on the main board and overseas expansion plans

VIDEO: Discovering South Africa’s most precious art treasures — Pierneef

The Ditsong National Cultural History Museum in Pretoria houses what must be one of the most extraordinary art collections anywhere in the world

BUSINESS DAY TV: Russian rouble’s woes ‘unlikely to spark emerging-market crisis’

Investec Asset Management portfolio manager Grant Webster chats about currency’s collapse and ways Ministry of Finance can help central bank stem crisis

BUSINESS DAY TV: Rouble’s freefall may play out in unusual ways, says strategist

Investment Solutions chief strategist Chris Hart discusses Russian Central Bank’s attempts to defend falling currency and consequences for markets

VIDEO: The fine art of flyfishing art

Value of Gavin Erwin's paintings is likely to increase dramatically once collectors discover his eye for fine detail

VIDEO: Former mineworkers struggling to get provident fund

In a bid to find out where their money is, they have asked for the help of attorney Barnabus Xulu to help them locate their money

VIDEO: Pension reform implications effective March 2015

We hear about proposed changes to the way pension funds will be taxed from March 1 2015

BUSINESS DAY TV: Harmony’s high hopes for Papua New Guinea mine

Harmony Gold CEO Graham Briggs outlines plans for the ‘several lifetimes’ of a ‘massive ore body’ where copper will make a prominent revenue contribution

VIDEO: New solar power inverter equipment factory opens in Cape Town

SMA Solar Technology South Africa opened their brand new multimillion rand manufacturing facility in Cape Town, that will create many jobs and includes the transfer of skills to local workers

BUSINESS DAY TV: SA’s ratings on a knife edge

Konrad Reuss of Standard & Poor’s, which affirmed SA’s credit rating at BBB-, talks about what South Africa needs to do to keep its investment-grade assessment

BUSINESS DAY TV: Can companies, consumers sue Eskom over load-shedding?

Pierre Burger, a director at Werksmans, discusses whether companies and consumers have a case to sue Eskom for lost business, potential damage

BUSINESS DAY TV: SA’s electricity woes, strikes must be addressed urgently, IMF warns

International Monetary Fund mission chief to SA Laura Papi discusses IMF’s warning that SA urgently needs to tackle structural problems that are impeding growth

VIDEO: T-Rex in Santa’s stocking teaches your child to be logical

Toy dinosaurs have been around probably since the Flintstone comics made the genre popular, but the Tekno T-Rex Dinosaur takes a giant leap forward with a sophisticated smartphone app

VIDEO: Motorcycle art: Custom Triumph Speed Triple

Harry Potgieter from Fourways Motorcycles talks us through some of the visual and technical delights of the ‘bullet proof’ Speed Triple equipped bike

BUSINESS DAY TV: Reserve Bank’s ‘priority creditor status to help with restructuring African Bank’

PwC director David Gard and Cadiz Asset Management head of fixed income Jonathan Myerson speak about Reserve Bank’s ‘super senior priority’ as creditor

VIDEO: Test ride the 900cc Triumph Thruxton

We test ride a 900cc Triumph motorcycle with Harry Potgieter from Fourways Motorcycles, and discover the Thruxton is no slouch

BUSINESS DAY TV: Retail sales, inflation come in as expected

Thabi Leoka, an economist at Renaissance Capital, discusses October’s better than expected retail sales data and latest inflation numbers with PSG’s Amelia Morgenrood

BUSINESS DAY TV: Comair has ‘some catching up to do’

Comair CEO Erik Venter discusses effect of oil price falling to five-year low, heightening concern about supply glut

BUSINESS DAY TV: Acsion aims to ‘double its value in next five years’

Acsion CEO and founder Kiriakos Anastasiadis speaks about property development firm’s debut on JSE’s main board and its future plans

BUSINESS DAY TV: Nigerian naira ‘under pressure’ as oil price takes a knock

Lead macroeconomic and equity strategist at African Alliance Chris Becker discusses the effect of low oil prices on high-growth African states

BUSINESS DAY TV: Blackstar CEO says it is all about scale

Andrew Bonamour discusses Blackstar’s proposed buyout of Times Media and formation of Tiso Blackstar

BUSINESS DAY TV: Pivotal Property Fund ‘offers something different

The fund, which listed on the JSE today, was oversubscribed but the property group limited the amount raised to R1bn and only took the amount of capital needed to fulfil obligations, says CEO Jackie van Niekerk

BUSINESS DAY TV: Not much room left to cut back on power demand

Energy Intensive Users Group project director Shaun Nel speaks about the effect that electricity shortages are having on industry

BUSINESS DAY TV: Sirius has ‘extremely good track record’

Sirius Real Estate CEO Andrew Coombs speaks about company’s listing and growth plans in the German property sector

VIDEO: Young South Africans build cool gadgets at Maker Faire Africa

We hear from one of the organisers, Aaron Kohn from the Museum of African Design, about why it is so important for the ‘maker culture’ that is spreading around the world to take root in Africa

VIDEO: Academy of Sound Engineering gives youth chance to rise above the noise

Young South Africans with a creative musical disposition can now qualify themselves with a diploma or degree in sound engineering, and prepare themselves for a successful career in a world of digital technology that has become incredibly complex

VIDEO: Young South African entrepreneurs win trip to US

Learners from Abel Motshoane Secondary School win first Step Up to a Start Awards and will soon be jetting off across the Atlantic Ocean

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