FICA

uKheshe: An app for the unbanked

Card holders can transfer money to each other at no cost, so an entire sub economy may evolve

New Fica signed in nick of time

Delays in signing the amendments into law had caused anxiety in the banking sector.

New Fica is just waiting for Gigaba

It’s feared the Guptas are benefiting from delays in activating a new law to curb financial crime

Singh, the shadow in the Molefe and Gupta scandals

Even if Molefe leaves Eskom for real now, his buddy will remain in charge of the books.

President Zuma signs FICA bill into law

The 2001 Act and other related Acts aim to combat money laundering and the financing of terrorism.

ANC’s Yunus Carrim: We’re not going to buckle on FIC Bill over Zuma

With the Twin Peaks Bill, Treasury wants to increase protection of South African consumers and regulate market conduct.

FirstRand closed Gupta accounts due to money-laundering fears

FirstRand is the first lender to publicly disclose reasons for severing links with Oakbay Investments, a company controlled by the Gupta brothers

President Jacob Zuma sends money-laundering bill back to parliament

The proposed Bill would have increased scrutiny of the bank accounts of "prominent individuals", including himself.

High noon in court for the Guptas

The finance minister made 72 transactions public and a lot of dirty washing could now be aired.

Child savers are royally fica’d

Fica, a response to money laundering, is having a criminal effect on childrens' products, writes Maya Fisher-French.

Latest

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