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SA banks in massive data breach

A variant of malware called Dexter has cost local banks tens of millions of rand in one of the worst breaches of customer card data in SA history.

Mabuza draws line in sand at Telkom

It is not up to government to devise a strategy for Telkom and to impose this on the company, says newly appointed Telkom chairperson Jabu Mabuza.

TopTV files for business rescue

The satellite pay-TV operator, the only rival in the space to MultiChoice's DStv, has filed for a business rescue under the Companies Act.

Vodacom now live with 4G

Vodacom has begun selling 4G services based on long-term evolution technology but coverage is extremely limited - for now.

Prepaid price war erupts in South Africa

Within minutes of Cell C announcing a price slash of its prepaid call tariffs, Vodacom has announced it would also cut its prepaid voice rates.

Draft minimum standards released for digital TV set-top

After years of rigorous debate, the SABS has finally issued the final draft minimum standard for the set-top box decoders that will be used in SA.

Absa accused of blocking 22seven partner

Online personal financial management start-up 22seven claims Absa is blocking its US partner Yodlee from accessing users' internet bank accounts.

8ta drops broadband bomb on rivals

Telkom's mobile operator, 8ta, has dropped a bomb on its rivals by introducing a broadband offering of 10GB of data a month for R199 for 24 months.

SA’s new TV challenger: All the details

South African couch potatoes, rejoice! South Africa is getting another challenger in the television market and SouthTel Group is optimistic.

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Mask rules are not meant to ‘criminalise’ the public

Shop owners and taxi drivers can now refuse entry to people who defy mandatory mask-wearing regulations

Ramaphosa asks all South Africans to help to avoid 50 000 Covid-19 deaths this year

Calling this ‘the gravest crisis in the history of our democracy’, the president said level three lockdown remains, but enforcement will be strengthened

Watch it again: Ramaphosa on risk-adjusted strategy to manage Covid-19

The president's address comes after a number of meetings with Cabinet and the National Command Council

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Yvonne Chetty: a passion for an efficient public sector and mentoring

'Being affiliated to a professional body such as SAICA makes providing expert guidance and support to my colleagues that much easier'

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

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