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Moody’s axe likely to fall on ordinary South Africans

The ratings agency is scheduled to announce its decision on a possible downgrade of SA credit worthiness on March 27

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.

All eyes on Gordhan ahead of budget speech

The government should maintain taxation at current levels, the Banking Association of SA said on Tuesday as it presented its pre-budget wish list.

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Limpopo big-game farmer accused of constant harassment

A family’s struggle against alleged intimidation and failure to act by the authorities mirrors the daily challenges farm dwellers face

Zondo tightens his grip with criminal complaint against Zuma

The state capture commission’s star witness now faces a criminal complaint and another summons

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Western Cape SMBs look to technology to get them through pandemic

Many companies have over-capitalised on IT infrastructure in the past, and are looking for ways to access simpler, cheaper technology that cuts their costs

Land reform still a hot potato

The land has got to belong to all the people of South Africa, and many believe that there’s no other mechanism for that except expropriation

UP chemical pathology scientists develop ground-breaking nanobodies for Covid-19 detection and therapy

Nanobodies are smaller than conventional antibodies and easier to work with so they are ideal for good cheap sensitive rapid tests for Covid-19

Inclusion as learned experience in higher education

Understanding the complexity of intersections between oppressions relating to race and gender is key to any commitment to creating a culture of inclusion and social justice

Local government in crisis: how it can be fixed

Local governments are supposed to promote non-racial development, in a decentralised manner, but the reality does not match up

Covid-19 accelerates adoption of technology by the African property sector

It’s not the technology itself that is valuable, it’s the opportunities that it creates: this may be the perfect time for reinvention

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