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Digital banking offers an entry point to the fourth industrial revolution

Digital and mobile offerings have the potential to disrupt the banking industry in South Africa

New shots fired in banking wars

Consumers can only benefit as the big four banks give in to pressure from low-fee upstarts and digital newcomers

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

Wary consumers start saving

The number of new accounts has risen but tough times have forced others to borrow

Titans face off in banks case

Before the court battle over rand-rigging begins, the tribunal must settle a number of preliminary skirmishes

PASA cracks down on debit order fraud

DebiCheck — now live across ten banks – will be a debit order fraud game changer

FNB narrowly beats Capitec for top spot in digital banking survey

The report found that FNB came first not because of customers' rising satisfaction with the bank, but because of decreasing happiness with Capitec

African Bank CEO up for a challenge

Critical to success is a roll-out of transactional offerings and securing refinancing

Reports erode faith in Resilient

Its share price has plummeted and investors are waiting for the results of an investigation

Viceroy comes up short on Capitec

JP Verster was right about African Bank and Steinhoff but disagrees with Viceroy’s latest report

Viceroy: Capitec is ‘a wolf in sheep’s clothing’

In a new 33-page report, published and uploaded to the Viceroy website, the short sellers said they did not buy Capitec’s 'good news story'.

Consumers fret over debit orders

Banks are usually blamed but a professional body is taking steps to stop fraud

New kids disrupt SA banking

Fledgling banks can offer client-centric systems that are leaner than their traditional counterparts

​Unsecured lending ‘has had a bad rap’

Capitec, in September last year, said it would reduce interest rates on longer-term unsecured loans from 28% to about 20% over the next five years.

Trust in the Capitec brand pulls bank through tough times

Despite a downgrading and the fall of unsecured lender African Bank, the latest figures show that Capitec is displaying remarkable tenacity.

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Department of Public Works and Infrastructure reveals second gender-based violence advocacy artwork

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Empowering the voice of women in leadership to enable full participation in their roles in leadership and decision making

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Surviving the tobacco ban

Nicotine is given as the ‘likely’ reason for lower Covid-19 infection rates but authorities still stress the health risk of smoking

Smokers hold thumbs for cigarette ban to be lifted

SATTA is worried about the impact of the ban on its own members activities and how the ban is helping black marketeers to make millions of rands illegally

Covid-19: Outlook on the economy, politics and labour

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