Eamonn Ryan

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Cost increases sharing of cigarettes

Many people are questioning whether the ban on tobacco in South Africa is not in fact having the opposite effect of that intended

A political response to gender-based violence

The gender-based violence pandemic in South Africa is fuelled by outdated patriarchal attitudes and frequently by binge drinking

#Lift the ban

SATTA's campaign draws attention to the massive number of livelihoods at risk if the government continues with its ban on the sale of cigarettes

While fields are full, plates are empty

A third of South Africa’s food production goes to waste, yet over 10 million people go to bed hungry each night

The global crisis is just starting to affect Africa

Countries are comparing themselves with their neighbours to see who is flattening the curve first, and there's an obsession with statistics

Covid-19: Unpacking the SMME funding procedure and UIF relief benefit

SPONSORED A government-imposed lockdown can be seen as a force majeure in which an employer is able to implement...

DBSA participates at COP2

The bank provides vital financial backing for green initiatives

Institute of Retirement Funds Africa’s (IRFA) conference

Influences that affect the retirement fund ecosystem will be in the spotlight

You have the power

The need for better retirement outcomes is crucial to the economic growth of Africa and for society as a whole

Institute of Retirement Funds Africa’s (IRFA) conference

Influences that affect the retirement fund ecosystem will be in the spotlight

The theme of the IRFA conference is ‘The Retirement Ecosystem: You Have The Power’

An ecosystem is a complex system of living organisms, their environment and all of their interrelationships in a particular unit of space

The crucial role played by any industry body in the retirement sector

Upskilling is essential, and local industry rates IRFA's contribution highly

Press Releases

Itec serves up high-tech integrated surveillance system for family food company

The system includes facial recognition software and a thermal screening solution that will provide instant temperature screening of all employees

Transport Month

An infrastructure-led recovery will help to stimulate demand in the South African economy, which is vital post the Covid-19 pandemic

Limpopo’s Economic Recovery Plan to fight Covid-19 impact

Billions have been set aside to help farmers and industries get back on their feet as part of the Limpopo Socio-Economic Recovery Plan

Disrupt the corrupt

Whistle-blowers should be seen as real heroes in the fight against corruption and we need a change in culture for this to happen

Corporates: A force for good for a sustainable future

In order to see people and nature thrive what is required is a strong focus on partnerships – we cannot act alone anymore

Combatting wildlife crime in Southern Africa activity annual programme statement (APS) No. 04

Concept papers are sought for implementating activities, for a multi-faceted programme that aims to reduce poaching and illegal trade in wildlife

The financial decisions made during your life journey, and their impact on your retirement outcome

The longer you save towards retirement the larger your retirement savings are expected to be due to the effect of compounding interest

In conversation with SA Reserve Bank Governer, Lesetja Kganyago

'Make interest rates zero and inflation goes up and then people save less – we need savings to fund investment in this country'

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