Moody's ratings downgrade of South Africa's four big banks cast the rescue of African Bank in a very different light.
The bank has nine months to decide on whether it wants to convert a $285-million loan to the Togo-based Ecobank into an equity holding.
Nedbank Group reported a full-year profit that was higher than expected as revenue increased and bad debt growth slowed down.
Comment by Rosalie September, the chief director of monitoring and evaluation with the department of women, children, and people with disabilities.
Comment by Kone Gugushe, the divisional executive for Corporate Social Responsibility at Nedbank.
Comment by Sibongile Mkhabela, the chief executive of the Nelson Mandela Childrenâ€™s Fund.
Comment by Heidi Loening-Voysey, an orphans and vulnerable children specialist at Unicef.
Comment by Dr Clarence Tshitereke, the head of the Old Mutual Foundation.
There are an estimated 3.7-million orphans in South Africa.
Nedbank plans to buy a fifth of Ecobank Transnational, which has extensive presence in Africa, for more than $500-million.
Comment by Mojalefa Mohoto, chief director of enterprise development at the department of trade and industry.
Comment by Jake Oosthuizen, the head of Black Business Partners and Alternative Segments for the Nedbank Group.
Comment by Matsi Modise, the national executive director of South African Black Entrepreneurs Forum.
Entrepreneurs graduate in one of the programmes aimeda t reducing unemployment.
Comment by Sylvester Chauke, Chief Architect at DNA Brand Architects.
The Old Mutual Foundation showcases the work of two of the initiatives it supports
Vilakazi Street in Soweto has claimed its place as a tourist attraction that celebrates the heroes of the struggle against apartheid.