Banking Association Of South Africa

Fintech fills the funding gap

New companies are plugging the funding gap for small businesses, especially in townships

Tito’s back in town

Mboweni, a former reserve bank governor and labour minister, was sworn in as finance minister on Tuesday

Basa: Nene fears worsening ‘jittery’ markets

It was​ reported earlier on Monday that Nene had asked President Cyril Ramaphosa to relieve him of his duties

BASA says members willing to help out stressed parastatals

Banking Association of South Africa says its members are willing to help out SOEs such as Eskom and Transnet with "expertise and resources"

EFF offering a solution to the dominance of banking’s Big Five

Many argue such banks will allow the unbanked entry and offer appropriate banking products and services, including to small and medium enterprises

Student loan plan shot down

The state is too heavily indebted to back the advances and the role of Sars is problematic

President Jacob Zuma sends money-laundering bill back to parliament

The proposed Bill would have increased scrutiny of the bank accounts of "prominent individuals", including himself.

South African business to close for Mandela’s funeral

Enterprises ranging from retailers to mines and bank headquarters will close for the former president's funeral.

No interest in ‘poor man’s account’

Low-cost Mzansi accounts are losing ground to bank-branded products that are cheaper and more appropriate for low-income customers.

Wake-up call for banking sector

It is generally accepted that South African banks are well capitalised in terms of the Basel III requirements, which have to be phased in from 2013.

‘Sinking into debt? Act now!’

A timely pamphlet on debt targets credit customers.

In debt? Help is at hand

A national consumer awareness campaign shows consumers how to negotiate with their credit providers.

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Tshwane water woes in court again

The municipality has been accused of deliberately derailing the contract to sort out toxic water crisis in Hammanskraal

Life in lockdown: Behind closed doors keeping out the coronavirus

South African students in China are staying behind closed doors due to the coronavirus outbreak

Apartheid criminals still at large

Corporations and banks that aided the apartheid regime have not been brought to book, so they continue to act with impunity

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