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Is your cash fuelling the climate crisis?
Is your cash fuelling the climate crisis?
Your money — that you deposit in a bank or in an investment fund — may be being used to support industries that create global warming...
Truth, lies and vengeance in the Public Protector’s office
Truth, lies and vengeance in the Public Protector’s office
On Thursday afternoon, the Mail & Guardian asked the public protector’s office to respond to grave allegations by its former chief of...
Africa’s markets, ranked
Africa’s markets, ranked
South Africa has a sophisticated financial market compared to other African countries, but Absa’s 2019 Africa financial market index shows that...
Conscious capital is critical to future-proofing Africa
Conscious capital is critical to future-proofing Africa
If the fourth industrial revolution (4IR) has the potential to ring in a new era of social progress and strengthened societies, we need to...
Want a jet, a car, a house? Gupta sale is on
Want a jet, a car, a house? Gupta sale is on
More than a billion rands of the Guptas’ assets are being sold off — but the state is unlikely to recover a cent from the alleged looting...
Swings and roundabouts for jobs in banks
Swings and roundabouts for jobs in banks
Ongoing retrenchments in the banking sector led the South African Society of Bank Officials (Sasbo) to threaten a countrywide strike last month....
The veracious velocity of virtual reality
The veracious velocity of virtual reality
I believe that as virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) technologies mature and adoption increases, these exponential technologies are...
New banks circle small businesses
New banks circle small businesses
It is not only retail banking customers who stand to win as competition in the South African banking sector heats up. Businesses — particularly small and medium-sized ones — could also see cheaper offerings with the arrival of new banks, which have already started competing...
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Errors in email addresses contributed to the row between the protector, the bank and the president
Busi, Absa and costly spelling slips
Busi, Absa and costly spelling slips
A series of errors saw public protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane serving Absa with a subpoena intended for FNB. This happened during her investigation...
Ramaphosa’s CR17 campaign finance records sealed
Ramaphosa’s CR17 campaign finance records sealed
Bank statements lodged by the public protector in the Pretoria high court relating to donations made to President Cyril Ramphosa’s CR17 campaign...
Mkhwebane loses again, this time over Vrede dairy probe
Mkhwebane loses again, this time over Vrede dairy probe
In yet another stinging court defeat for Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane, the high court on Thursday made a personal and punitive costs order...

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