Author: Lauren

Samsung Galaxy Note 3

Available from: R6 699 Love it:It has been voted as one of the best phablets on the market. With a powerful 2.3GHz quad-core Snapdragon 800 processor and 3GB of RAM the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 is one of the highest performing handsets around, while its 5.7-inch 1080p Super AMOLED display is sharp and impressive. When it comes to appearance, from the front it looks like the standard Samsung that we love, however, when you turn it over, it appears the rear is made of leather. It isn’t, of course, it’s that famous plastic of which Samsung is so fond. The...

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2015 Property Market Predictions

At the end of 2013 industry experts all agreed 2014 would be a good year for the property industry, and to date they haven’t been proven wrong. Despite challenging economic conditions and barely avoiding a recession, the property industry has remained stable. The Rode report released by Erwin Rode in May this year showed that market rentals, industrial rentals and house prices have all maintained reasonable growth in the beginning of 2014. But, with lacklustre economic growth, a rise in the interest rate and South Africans under financial pressure, what will 2015 bring? We asked the experts to give...

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My Data Manager – Data Usage App

Available from: Free All you need is some data to download it. Love it:My Data Manager is a popular app that will help you take control of your mobile data usage and save you money on your monthly phone bill. Use My Data Manager every day to track your data usage, monitor what apps are using the most data and ensure that you don’t go over your monthly data bill and incur unnecessary charges. Key features of my data manager: Data tracker: Monitor your data usage on mobile, Wi-Fi and roaming App tracker: Know what apps are using the...

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Sirius Real Estate Listing on the JSE

On Friday 5 December, Sirius Real Estate Limited (SRE) listed on the JSE’s AltX board in the ‘Real Estate Holding & Development’ sector. This is the JSE’s first fast-track listing since the exchange introduced the process as part of its amendment to Listing Requirements in October this year. Sirius has its primary listing on London Stock Exchange’s Alternative Investment Market (“AIM”) and this is its secondary listing. A fast track listing allows international companies, such as Sirius who have been admitted to other major stock exchanges for a period of at least 18 months to secondary list on the...

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Nedbank Funds Statistics South Africa’s New Head Office

Nedbank Capital has acted as the mandated lead arranger and funder of the R1.4-billion new head office accommodation project for Statistics South Africa (Stats SA). This is the latest project finance deal arranged by an investment bank for a government accommodation building on a Public Private Partnership (PPP) basis. Nedbank Capital provided funding for the project amounting to R1.15-billion, with the equity being provided by Dipalopalo Concessions (Pty) Ltd comprising WBHO Construction (Pty) Ltd, Royal Bafokeng Holdings, Servest, Vulindlela Holdings, Crowie Concessions and Fikile Concessions. The consortium was awarded the tender for the design, financing, construction and operation of...

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