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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

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

Forex cartel case drags on

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

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

Latest

From the archives: For the first time, an insiders’ account of the Third Force

Two young gangsters give an horrific account of how they were encouraged, equipped and trained to carry out violence against ANC-linked targets by the security forces.

Ramaphosa bets big on infrastructure to boost economy

Sona was a mixed bag but there were some meaningful announcements

Stranded commuters say Ramaphosa’s rail promises ring hollow

Cape Town’s largest passenger rail line has been closed for months, hitting people’s pockets and adding to road traffic congestion

Press Releases

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs

Looking inwards

Businesses are finding tangible ways to give back – but only because consumers demand it