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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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The corruption-fraught metro is coming to grips with having a municipal manager who is on bail for graft, yet has returned to work

SA justice delays extradition of paedophile to UK

Efforts to bring Lee Nigel Tucker to justice have spanned 16 years and his alleged victims have waited for 30 years

Johannesburg cannot police its future

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Itec serves up high-tech integrated surveillance system for family food company

The system includes facial recognition software and a thermal screening solution that will provide instant temperature screening of all employees

Transport Month

An infrastructure-led recovery will help to stimulate demand in the South African economy, which is vital post the Covid-19 pandemic

Limpopo’s Economic Recovery Plan to fight Covid-19 impact

Billions have been set aside to help farmers and industries get back on their feet as part of the Limpopo Socio-Economic Recovery Plan

Disrupt the corrupt

Whistle-blowers should be seen as real heroes in the fight against corruption and we need a change in culture for this to happen

Corporates: A force for good for a sustainable future

In order to see people and nature thrive what is required is a strong focus on partnerships – we cannot act alone anymore

Combatting wildlife crime in Southern Africa activity annual programme statement (APS) No. 04

Concept papers are sought for implementating activities, for a multi-faceted programme that aims to reduce poaching and illegal trade in wildlife

The financial decisions made during your life journey, and their impact on your retirement outcome

The longer you save towards retirement the larger your retirement savings are expected to be due to the effect of compounding interest

In conversation with SA Reserve Bank Governer, Lesetja Kganyago

'Make interest rates zero and inflation goes up and then people save less – we need savings to fund investment in this country'

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