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Justice department hit by a costly cyberattack

The theft of R10-million from the Guardian’s Fund account prompts the justice department to freeze all accounts until an audit can determine the extent of the damage

The demise of the chequebook

The use of cheques has fallen about 80% in the past decade as consumer habits shift and digital payments continue to gain traction

Mboweni faces taxing decisions

The finance minister must tread a tightrope to fix the economy as he prepares for next week’s budget speech

Conscious capital is critical to future-proofing Africa

Business leaders must wake up to the fact that they can ‘do good’ and still make a profit

Swings and roundabouts for jobs in banks

Although one independent evaluation shows that some banks have been shedding jobs, other banks are hiring

New banks circle small businesses

TymeBank, Bank Zero and Capitec are all looking for ways to woo businesses – including SMMEs – on to their books

Busi, Absa and costly spelling slips

Errors in email addresses contributed to the row between the protector, the bank and the president

SingularityU South Africa Summit 2019 will address Africa’s most pressing challenges

SingularityU South Africa brings together the world's leading exponential technology thought leaders to address Africa's most pressing issues

Forex cartel case drags on

The Competition Commission has 40 working days in which to redraft its case against banks

Office of the public protector must not be captured

At the heart of the debate about Busisiwe Mkhwebane’s conduct is how to ensure that the office she holds is protected

Bosasa tells court: We are being hijacked by liquidators

Bosasa wants the decision to place the company under voluntary liquidation, should be declared null and void

International case may set precedent in rand-rigging battle

Standard Chartered pleaded guilty to currency manipulation (which included the rand) between 2007 and 2013

Maria Ramos, the new captain of Ship SA?

Absa CEO Maria Ramos’s decision this week to quit with just a month’s notice led to immediate speculation that she is quitting for another job

What’s next for Maria Ramos?

After leading Absa for a decade, Ramos is retiring from her post as chief executive at the end of February

The battle of the banks

Several new entrants will spark a war of attrition rather than a full-frontal assault and customers will be the winners

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Last year the commission asked the Constitutional Court to force the former president to appear. Although ruling has not been made, the summons remains valid, but Zuma’s lawyers say they won’t honour it

Molefe blames Ramaphosa for Eskom’s woes in statement to Zondo commission

Brian Molefe guns for Cyril Ramaphosa, alleging that the president’s relationship with Glencore was only a ploy to siphon money out of Eskom

Zondo commission: Lynne Brown reportedly says ‘eish’ when told of Zuma’s alleged Eskom meddling

More allegations against Jacob Zuma put before the state capture commission, as the questions the former president will have to answer when he appears next week continue to stack up

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