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Kabous le Roux

Kabous le Roux is a financial journalist and digital content producer at Primedia Broadcasting. He cut his teeth at iafrica.com where he was the Personal Finance, Property and Business Editor. He is currently the Editor of Mattr.biz – a website aiming to deliver business skills, knowledge and insight to entrepreneurs, would-be entrepreneurs and everyday South Africans. Kabous has a passion for making complex ideas broadly accessible.

Want to start a small business? Lessons from a successful serial entrepreneur...

Want to start a small business? Lessons from a successful serial entrepreneur...

The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviews Nic Haralambous, founder (at the cost of R5000!) of funky sock company Nic Harry.

Considering emigration? Financial planner discusses the affordability of leaving

Considering emigration? Financial planner discusses the affordability of leaving

Can you afford to leave South Africa? Certified Financial Planner (CFP) Barry O'Mahony on what to consider before deciding.

'SAA’s collapse plays nicely into hands of a politically constrained Ramaphosa'

'SAA’s collapse plays nicely into hands of a politically constrained Ramaphosa'

After dithering for fear of spending political capital, SAA is now out of the President’s hands, says Pieter du Toit (News24).

How to bring fast, affordable connectivity to rural South Africa

How to bring fast, affordable connectivity to rural South Africa

Sharing networks, tax incentives and new tech are some of the ways to bring rural SA online, argues Premeshin Naidoo (Absa CIB).

Capitec Bank is SA’s strongest brand right now – London-based Brand Finance

Capitec Bank is SA’s strongest brand right now – London-based Brand Finance

MTN and Vodacom may not be as “strong”, but they remain South Africa’s most valuable brands.

Africa’s richest city is back in ANC hands without it needing the EFF

Africa’s richest city is back in ANC hands without it needing the EFF

The ANC in Johannesburg is not going to be as beholden to the EFF as the DA was, says local government expert Dr Crispian Olver.

Vodacom and MTN charges you way more for data than elsewhere in Africa

Vodacom and MTN charges you way more for data than elsewhere in Africa

There are 142 countries with cheaper data than South Africa. Bruce Whitfield interviews Alan Knott-Craig (Jnr) of HeroTel.

‘South Africans are getting poorer and poorer because of politics’

‘South Africans are getting poorer and poorer because of politics’

SAA is a classic example, says Isaah Mhlanga, Chief Economist at Alexander Forbes Investments.

You better sit down for this… Eskom made a profit!

You better sit down for this… Eskom made a profit!

Jabu Mabuza (Chair and co-CEO at Eskom) talks about the utility's results, growing debt burden and new CEO, Andre de Ruyter.