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Isabel dos Santos did not loot Angola alone

Once again, Western auditing and consulting firms shamelessly facilitated corruption on an international scale

Forex cartel case drags on

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

US plea bargain shows how forex fixes were rigged in SA

Online chat rooms were key to the way in which traders colluded to maximise profits.

The Absa shareholders who could end up coughing up

They include Qatar, American pensioners and the Public Investment Corporation, but the sums are smallish – and payment may never happen.

Motsepe eyes Barclays Africa stake

Mining tycoon Patrice Motsepe reportedly has his sights set on being a major player in the banking sector.

Zimbabwe’s banks suffer as cash dries up

Banks are struggling for liquidity, resulting in empty ATMs, as foreign banks now show signs of weakness alongside struggling local counterparts.

Barclays Africa ripe for the picking

Alluring though the sale of its Africa shareholding may be, the timing is not ideal given the state of global banking.

Barclays to sell Africa operations

Given the deterioration of the continent’s prospects, the question is who would want to take over the bank's 62% stake in JSE-listed Barclays Africa.

Bob Diamond’s Atlas Mara buys bank in 1st Africa purchase

The investment firm has begun building what it hopes will be Africa's premier financial service group.

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Gauteng responds to grave concern

The news of Gauteng’s grave site preparations raised alarm about the expected number of Covid-19-related deaths in the province

Demolition of hope in Hangberg

The City of Cape Town in June twice knocked down structures on land allocated for other purposes. The city says these were not evictions; residents ask why no police are available for rapes and murders

Corruption allegations: It’s a family affair at Dihlabeng municipality

The mayor, her relatives and their friends keep landing lucrative tenders and using state resources. Yet Lindiwe Makhalema has failed to declare the list of her relationships with people and companies benefiting from the municipality

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Full-time Johannesburg-based CEO required for HI HOPES

An entrepreneurial, business-minded, impact-driven individual is sought to lead the organisation as it looks to scale and grow

Balwin properties and Absa launch South Africa’s first green home loan

Balwin Properties’ Edge registration of over 16 000 units was a global first, covering more homes than any single property developer in the world to date

Young professional gets a career boost from PSETA

SAICA makes ongoing efforts to encourage the professionalisation of financial offices in private and public sector organisations

Colgate-Palmolive South Africa donates one million bars of soap

The combination of limited access to quality soap and a lack of knowledge of how to properly wash hands is a challenge in many vulnerable communities

Cheque value bundles – real value

Most people do not pay much attention to what bank account they have and whether or not it is suited to their daily realities

Absa Rewards puts cash in your pocket

In addition to the cash benefits, you will receive special offers and exclusive deals from selected Absa Rewards partners

Municipal audit outcomes reveal public sector financial management must be professionalised

SAICA calls for a review of the mandatory minimum skills and qualifications required for all key financial management positions within the public sector

Eleven ways to protect yourself against fraud

While financial services firms work continuously to improve security, fraudsters are always devising new plans to circumvent the latest safety measures

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