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Tsoseletso Motsieloa from Kagisho Secondary School: 6 DISTINCTIONS!

The class of 2018 has seen an outstanding performance from Tsoseletso Motsieloa, a learner from Kagisho Comprehensive Secondary School in Bloemfontein, Free State. Tsoseletso gave out an excellent performance in her final matric results and achieved a total of 6 distinctions, which are as follows: 93% in Physical Sciences; 88% in Life Sciences; 85% in […]

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Bruce Whitfield: Think MTN’s collapse and Steinhoff have no impact on you? Think again

Twenty years ago, I like most people in South Africa would not have given two hoots about the destruction of value at MTN on Thursday, the December collapse of Steinhoff or the implosion of African Bank Investments Limited. Markets were other people’s problem. I had no money to invest, why should I care whether Japan […]

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It costs over R400,000 a year to attend South Africa’s most expensive school

Located in Honeydew, on the outskirts of Johannesburg, South Africa’s most expensive school isn’t a school in the traditional sense – but sees itself as a launchpad for Africa’s future leaders. The African Leadership Academy (ALA) is unlike other South African schools in that it does not offer a National Senior Certificate or IEB equivalent, […]

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Meet the South African and other African heiresses who never (ever, ever) have to worry about ‘making it to payday’

When your mom is R1 billion strong, every day might just come with the sweet elation we feel when the 25th of the month rolls round. Rich South African families like the Motsepes, who acquired their money in the mining trade and own Mamelodi Sundowns and African Rainbow Minerals, sees patriarch Patrice Motsepe with a […]