How Michael Jackson Made $150 Million in 2014

Jamie Salter, the branding guru who owns a majority of Elvis’s estate, is planning a “live” show in Las Vegas with Presley appearing as a hologram, much like the one of Michael Jackson that appeared at a show in Sin City earlier this year.

Allon Raiz helping small business succeed in South Africa; Brad Sugars he is not

Allon Raiz CEO of Raizcorp joined Alec on CNBC Africa to discuss the impact of the 5 month long platinum strike on businesses across the country. You would be forgiven for thinking that the contents of the discussion between Alec and Allon was full of gloomy tales of small businesses haemorrhaging their lifelines and subsequently disappearing … Read more

Egypt jails Al Jazeera journalists, US calls sentences “chilling”

By Maggie Fick CAIRO (Reuters) – Three Al Jazeera journalists were jailed for seven years each by an Egyptian judge on Monday, in what Washington called “chilling, draconian sentences” that must be reversed. Cairo defended the journalists’ convictions – for aiding a “terrorist organisation” – and rejected the widespread condemnation as “interference in its internal … Read more

Al Jazeera journalists jailed in Egypt, supporters stunned

By Maggie Fick CAIRO (Reuters) – Three Al Jazeera journalists were jailed for seven years in Egypt on Monday after a court convicted them of helping a “terrorist organisation” by spreading lies, in a case that has raised questions about the country’s respect for media freedoms. The three, who all deny the charge, include Australian … Read more

Full List of Jacob Zuma’s 2014 cabinet – all the Ministers and Deputies

President Jacob Zuma sprung a few surprises in the announcement of the Cabinet which will support him in his second term. ANC Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has been confirmed as the country’s Deputy President. Highly respected Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan has been switched over to the troublesome Local Government portfolio. He has been succeeded by … Read more