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Jana Marais appointed new editor of <i>Finweek</i>
Media24 Weekly Magazines announced the appointment of Jana Marais as editor of Finweek magazine, effective from Wednesday, 1 October. Marais joins the title after celebrating several years as senior business reporter at Sunday Times.
The biggest stars in Afrikaans were awarded honours at the Huisgenoot Tempo Awards on Tuesday, 3 June at Emperors Palace in Gauteng. Pad na Jou Hart was one of the night’s big winners: it scooped the Tempo award for Movie of the Year (Afrikaanse Rolprent van die Jaar).
Media24 brings MyEdit application to smartphones
South African news anchor Riaan Cruywagen says he believes in the new MyEdit application as a media product. The new smartphone and tablet content aggregation application by Media24 is now available as a free download from the Apple and Android application stores.
Media24&#39;s content aggregation app, MyEdit now available as a free download
MyEdit, the new content aggregation app from Media24, tailors the best stories from South Africa’s top publications to readers’ interests and is now available as a free download from the Apple and Android app stores.
<i>Finweek</i> to focus on Mixed Martial Arts in its 1 November edition
Finweek gets into the cage of Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) in its 1 November edition, to find out how this multi-billion rand industry is making money.
Journalists from leading financial news publication Finweek , were once again amongst the winners at the annual Telkom ClassicFM Financial Journalism Awards held in Sandton on Wednesday, 26 September.
Financial news publication, Finweek, is partnering with Imagine Racing to develop a supplement that will be distributed along with a copy of Finweek in its 14 October issue.
Ferial Haffajee, Terry Volkwyn and Esmare Weideman have been chosen as finalists in the 1st for Women Insurance Brokers’ Women in The Media Awards 2012. Shortlisted out of 41 women in media, they will vie for the Media Woman of the Decade Award, established to mark the tenth anniversary of the awards.
<i>Finweek</i> unpacks SA’s super-rich
Who are South Africa’s wealthy elite, what is their buying power and how are they spending their money? This question is answered by Finweek lifestyle editor Leani Wessels in her recent cover story following a successful partnership with the Southern African Luxury Association (SALA) for their initial wealth summit in Sandton.
Boring is back, says <i>Finweek</i>
The recent budget speech delivered by finance minister Pravin Gordhan has provided an opportunity for South Africans to stop and re-evaluate their investment choices and to consider taking some advice around the smartest way to structure their investments. In its cover story titled 'Boring is Back', Finweek unpacks the benefits of properly structured investment planning.
<i>Finweek</i> unpacks the MBA
While there is no question that it is career-enhancing in the long-run, electing to do an MBA can have a negative impact on marriages, sex life and general health and wellness of individuals - this is one of the key findings of a new comprehensive Lifestyle Impact Survey by Finweek, Feedbackrocket.com and MBAConnect.net.
The judging panel for the 2012 Citadel Words on Money journalism award remains unchanged from last year, although the assessment format has been revised, Citadel announced in Johannesburg on 23 January.
Be inspired to be a maverick with <i>COUP</i>&#39;s October issue
COUP's icons and mavericks issue is something of a maverick in itself. Firstly, because the icons and mavericks that we managed to pin down for interviews will certainly raise an eyebrow or two and secondly, our monthly features, Behind the Ad and the Creative Space, which will go up mid-month, will make this our largest issue yet!
Finweek brings <i>Harvard Business Review</i> to South Africa
Exclusive content will be provided for readers of the weekly business publication.
Marc Ashton appointed acting editor of <i>Finweek</i>
Media24 Weekly Magazines announces the appointment of Marc Ashton, a multi-award winning journalist and entrepreneur, as acting editor of Finweek.
Investigative journalism continues to educate, inform and go after those ‘groot skelms’
Media Update’s Lindsey Kin recently attended the Citadel Words on Money 2011 Journalism Awards, appropriately held at the Wall Street Restaurant in Sandton’s CBD. The afternoon celebrated South Africa’s finest in investment and personal finance journalism, acknowledging the high quality of news and information provided to investors and consumers by these journalists.
<i>Finweek</i>’s Hasenfuss scoops <i>Citadel Award</i>
Finweek editor, Marc Hasenfuss, was selected as the overall winner of the Citadel Words on Money Journalism Award 2011. This is the second win for Hasenfuss, who previously won the main prize in 2003.
Finweek editor, Marc Hasenfuss, was selected as the overall winner of the Citadel Words on Money Journalism Award 2011. This is the second win for Hasenfuss, who previously won the main prize in 2003.
Veteran journalist, Vic de Klerk of Finweek, has been named the Financial Journalist of the Year for 2010 at the annual Sanlam Awards for Excellence in Financial Journalism. De Klerk has reclaimed the top spot 32 years after he was proclaimed the winner of the original competition, the Sanlam Financial Reporter of the Year in 1978.
<i>Finweek</i>&#39;s Vic de Klerk calls for a coup de grâce
It’s time for the coup de grâce for Sharemax and its property syndications, according to Finweek Senior Writer, Vic de Klerk, in the publication’s cover story this week.
In the latest issue of <i>Finweek</i>...
In the latest issue of Finweek, the title's technology writer, Simon Dingle, delves into how Blue Label Telecoms, run by the two youthful Levy brothers, is coining it by enabling unbanked and under-banked consumers in emerging and developing markets to access first-world products and services conveniently and cost-effectively.
Financial media brands partner with <i>Top 100 SA Wines</i>
Leading print and online financial media brands, Finweek and Fin24.com, have partnered with Top 100 SA Wines to deliver a number of wine opportunities to their readers and clients.
In the next issue of <i>Finweek</i>
In this week's cover story, when a financial journalist pokes at the investment track record of Johann Rupert it’s probably akin to prodding a rattlesnake with a lead pencil – a career-limiting move...
In the next issue of <i>Finweek</i>
In Finweek’s cover story, senior mining writer, Brendan Ryan, points out that when Petra Diamonds took over ASX-listed Crown Diamonds in 2005, the main point of interest for the financial media lay in the controversial background of Crown’s founder Philip Mostert.
Finweek reports that the digital ‘tipping point’ is approaching as online use continues to surpass past highs. While over a year ago, the number of online South African users was around 5.3-million, the Digital Media & Marketing Association says this number has exploded to 9.1-million in the first quarter of this year.
Telkom names ICT journalists of the year
TechCentral reports that its Editor, Duncan McLeod, and Finweek’s technology correspondent, Simon Dingle, have been named joint ICT Journalists of the Year at the inaugural Telkom Classic Business Journalist of the Year Awards.
<i>Finweek</i> recognised with hat-trick of awards
Finweek, South Africa’s best-selling weekly business magazine, scooped three prestigious awards in various ceremonies held in Johannesburg recently.
Haffajee stepping up <i>City Press</i>&#39; image
Finweek reports that Ferial Haffajee’s redesign of City Press to position it as a leading Sunday paper among all race groups has brought it into competition with the leading players in the weekend newspaper market, such as the Sunday Times, and has served to tighten the competition in this market.
Rob Rose of Business Times scooped another award when he was announced as the overall winner of the Citadel Words on Money Award, presented in Johannesburg. Rose has won several categories of the Citadel Award in previous years, but this is the first time that he has won the overall award.
New era enables you to achieve virtually anything for next to nothing
With global IT spend rising to $1.4 trillion this year, a movement has started that will revolutionise and democratise the world’s information economy and the business models that succeed within it.
The latest FinWeek newsletter reports that Dubai; Spain’s Costa del Sol; and islands in the Caribbean aren’t the only property hot spots where overinflated second home markets have come crashing down on the back of the global recession.
Mercury wins IEC, DROS, City of Joburg
Confirming its status as one of South Africa's leading media placement companies, Mercury has been awarded three new accounts: City of Johannesburg; Independent Electoral Commission of South Africa (IEC); and the television placement for DROS.
Getting it right - Finweek magazine redesign
Finweek sported a new design from its 16 July issue. Finweek`s core, the analysis of companies and markets against the background of the macro-economic and political climate, has not been tampered with.
The versatile broadcast and print media journalist Bruce Whitfield was named the Sanlam Financial Journalist of the Year for 2008 in Johannesburg this evening. He is only the second journalist in the 34-year history of the competition to win the title in consecutive years. The late Deon Basson claimed two such doubles in his illustrious career.

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