Bitcoin Investment Trust

Company probed for Bitcoin scam threatens to sue Hawks

The Hawks announced on Friday that they are investigating BitCaw Trading and BTC Global for a scam that may have fleeced up to 28 000 investors

Taxman is eyeing your bitcoins

The budget made it clear that financial authorities want the situation remedied

New kids boom on the blockchain

Funds are eager to flood into new tech ventures, but the stakes are very high

Tulip mania: The classic story of a Dutch financial bubble is mostly wrong

The Bitcoin crash was dubbed a "tulip mania 2.0" but there is one problem with the story of the Dutch financial craze — much of the story is untrue

Nigerian cryptocurrency craze unfazed by bitcoin plunge

West Africa's biggest economy has the world's third-largest bitcoin holdings as a percentage of its GDP because the units make business easier.

Bitcoin suffers dramatic price plunge in Asia

Bitcoin dropped to $15 815.78 in early Tokyo trade from $18 000 Tuesday evening, according to data compiled by Bloomberg.

Bitcoin: a pocketful of cryptonite

Invest in the risky cryptocurrency only if you are prepared to lose everything

Bitcoin defies bubble fears and smashes $12 000, hitting a new record

Observers say the increase is due to growing interest from Wall Street, with plans for mainstream markets to offer trading in the currency's futures.

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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