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WHO backs SA sugary drinks tax it says will tackle diabetes and obesity

WHO backs SA sugary drinks tax it says will tackle diabetes and obesity

The World Health Organization says it strongly supports the Government of South Africa’s announcement to implement a tax on sugary beverages.

Lifestyle, Wealth - By Staff Writer | 23 February, 2017
Cape Town city centre property prices reach eye-watering levels

Cape Town city centre property prices reach eye-watering levels

Property group Seeff says that property in Cape Town’s City Bowl has shunned a flat economy with record turnover and price levels.

Wealth - By Staff Writer | 22 February, 2017
How much you would need to save every month to retire a millionaire in South Africa

How much you would need to save every month to retire a millionaire in South Africa

BusinessTech and top financial analysts have calculated how much a South African in their 20’s, 30’s, 40’s and 50’s will need to save every month in order to retire a millionaire at 65 in South Africa.

Wealth - By Staff Writer | 20 February, 2017
The type of property that delivers the best return for investors in South Africa

The type of property that delivers the best return for investors in South Africa

South Africans looking to make money from their property investment should start by “looking smaller”, according to Jonathan Kohler, CEO of Lansdowne Investment Properties.

Wealth - By Staff Writer | 20 February, 2017
These are the top 10 most expensive suburbs to rent property in South Africa

These are the top 10 most expensive suburbs to rent property in South Africa

A new report shows the most exclusive areas in South Africa when it comes to renting property.

Wealth - By Staff Writer | 19 February, 2017
Does it make sense to buy a home or invest in property in Sandton?

Does it make sense to buy a home or invest in property in Sandton?

A number of modern office blocks, hotels and mixed use spaces continue to be developed across the Sandton centre, and infrastructure upgrades are ongoing.

Wealth - By Staff Writer | 18 February, 2017
Drinking in moderation is healthy for you – but only if you have money

Drinking in moderation is healthy for you – but only if you have money

New research has found that while moderate drinkers are healthier than relatively heavy drinkers or non-drinkers, they are also wealthier.

Wealth - By The Conversation | 17 February, 2017
What a R10,000 a month home looks like in Gauteng, KZN and the Western Cape

What a R10,000 a month home looks like in Gauteng, KZN and the Western Cape

Real Estate agents Private Property have released a list of nine properties detailing the type of housing you can expect to rent for R10,000 a month across the country.

Wealth - By Staff Writer | 16 February, 2017
How rising building costs are affecting the price of your house in South Africa

How rising building costs are affecting the price of your house in South Africa

According to Absa, newly-built homes currently cost almost a third (31.2%) more, on average, than their pre-owned equivalents, meaning that second-hand homes should be selling faster than new ones in South Africa.

Wealth - By Staff Writer | 16 February, 2017
A look at the new R4.3 billion hotel and casino being built in Pretoria

A look at the new R4.3 billion hotel and casino being built in Pretoria

Sun International is preparing to open its first new development in 15 years – the R4.26 billion hotel and casino situated in Menlyn Maine.

Wealth - By Staff Writer | 14 February, 2017
South African MP salaries vs the world

South African MP salaries vs the world

South African politicians have been hit with a pay freeze, setting their annual income at the same levels seen in 2016 – this is how their salaries compare to other politicians across the globe.

Government, Wealth - By Staff Writer | 13 February, 2017
South Africans have found an alternative to leaving the country – move to Cape Town

South Africans have found an alternative to leaving the country – move to Cape Town

A new FNB study points to a strengthening in the Western Cape’s ability to attract repeat home buyers, while Gauteng appears to be moving in the opposite direction.

Wealth - By Staff Writer | 13 February, 2017
Home improvements that will add the most value to your home

Home improvements that will add the most value to your home

Remodeling Magazine has released its 2017 Cost vs Value report, detailing which professionally-done home improvements are most likely to pay off based on market analysis over the past 30 years.

Wealth - By Staff Writer | 12 February, 2017
This iconic Cape Town hotel is being converted into R130 million-plus apartments

This iconic Cape Town hotel is being converted into R130 million-plus apartments

The iconic Ambassador Hotel in Bantry Bay, Cape Town, has been redeveloped into the Aurum – a luxury residential block, where one apartment just sold for R130 million (and it hasn’t even been built yet).

Wealth - By Staff Writer | 10 February, 2017
Everything you need to know about gambling in South Africa

Everything you need to know about gambling in South Africa

While casinos are by far the largest component of the gambling market in South Africa, online sports betting is rapidly catching up.

Wealth - By Staff Writer | 9 February, 2017
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