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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.

'In SA, if you’re born rich you stay rich and if you’re born poor you stay poor'

'In SA, if you’re born rich you stay rich and if you’re born poor you stay poor'

Where you’re born – and who your parents are – largely determines your destiny in South Africa, according to the WEF.

'Davos is depressing. SA is barely here! We used to have a dominant position'

'Davos is depressing. SA is barely here! We used to have a dominant position'

South Africa is at risk of becoming irrelevant, warns The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield from the World Economic Forum in Davos.

'22 richest men have more money than all 600 million African women put together'

'22 richest men have more money than all 600 million African women put together'

If Jeff Bezos and Bernard Arnault – the world’s two richest men – sat on their wealth piled up in $100 bills, they’d be in space!

Most popular stories on 702 in December 2019 (a fascinating lookback)

Most popular stories on 702 in December 2019 (a fascinating lookback)

These were the most-read articles on 702 as the year drew to a close.

Most popular stories on 702 in November 2019 (a fascinating lookback)

Most popular stories on 702 in November 2019 (a fascinating lookback)

These were the most-read articles on 702 during the second-last month of the past year.

Most popular stories on 702 in October 2019 (a fascinating lookback)

Most popular stories on 702 in October 2019 (a fascinating lookback)

These were the most-read articles on 702 in October (the most beautiful month!) of the past year.

Most popular stories on 702 in September 2019 (a fascinating lookback)

Most popular stories on 702 in September 2019 (a fascinating lookback)

These were the most popular stories on 702 as spring sprung this past year.

Most popular stories on 702 in August 2019 (a fascinating lookback)

Most popular stories on 702 in August 2019 (a fascinating lookback)

These were the most-read articles on 702 during August of the past year.

Most popular stories on 702 in July 2019 (a fascinating lookback)

Most popular stories on 702 in July 2019 (a fascinating lookback)

These were the articles that broke the interwebs on 702 in July of the past year.