BizNews.com is a disruptive internet publishing business which was founded in August 2013. It embraces Jeff Bezos’s Day One philosophy of using software instead of people wherever possible, thus freeing its brainpower to focus on fulfilling an obsessive customer focus. It is a fully remote business, has no physical head office and a team spread across the world. With hubs in Edinburgh, Johannesburg and Cape Town, BizNews is uniquely positioned to serve South Africans with a global mindset through independent reporting and commentary on local and global issues that affect their lives. The subscription service, BizNews Premium, features bespoke commentary, exclusive WhatsApp and Twitter channels and investment webinars.
BizNews founder Alec Hogg analyses and contextualises the past week's market-moving news, often sharing the back story unavailable elsewhere. It also highlights the Top Three listened-to podcasts of the past week, with a short excerpt to provide a taster should you want to listen to the the full episode.
30 Oct 2022
English Business · Investing
The BizNews Power Hour, anchored by top financial journalist Alec Hogg, covers all the business news that matters. The program features contributions from the BizNews team, South Africa's independent and highly disruptive business media company. The format is conversational, fun and engaging with the team drawing on deep knowledge of…
11 Mar 2022 5AM
English Business · Investing
The Biznews founder and broadcasting veteran hosts this half hour audio biography with guests selected simply because they’re interesting, on the basis that if their stories were captured in book form, they'd likely be a best seller. The half hour podcast is intended to leave listeners better informed, uplifted...and inspired.
8 Sep 2020
English Read by Alec HoggBusiness · Business News
This is a serialised audiobook of the most comprehensive and respected biography on South Africa's president. Written by UCT Political Science professor Anthony Butler and read by Biznews founder Alec Hogg, it's broken into 28 instalments, with a fresh one published weekly on Mondays. The full audiobook is available for…
16 Jul 2020
English Read by Alec HoggGovernment · History
The BizNews team produces a weekly podcast on Covid-19, offering a rational perspective on how the virus is impacting the lives of all South Africans. It will also house the latest news and insights on what was initially termed coronavirus.
1 Apr 2021 7AM
English Health & Fitness · Business News
What does leadership have to do with a riptide? Being caught in a riptide means thrashing around, expending energy and effort – ending up no closer to the shoreline. Right now, as leaders, many of us feel a similar frustration: implementing myriad interventions and initiatives – and yet no closer…
Rational Radio is the weekly business news show hosted by BizNews editor Alec Hogg. It runs for around an hour and features leading commentators from the investment and financial world, including regular guest David Shapiro.
29 Jan 2021
English Business News · Investing
South African born and raised Julian Roup reads us his fourth book which chronicles experiences as a near 70 year old living in the UK during a time when Covid-19 is killing tens of thousands, mostly of his age. The author of three published books - A Day in the…
6 Jul 2020 8AM
English Society & Culture · Personal Journals
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