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Busi, Absa and costly spelling slips
Busi, Absa and costly spelling slips
A series of errors saw public protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane serving Absa with a subpoena intended for FNB. This happened during her investigation...
You too can win on the JSE
You too can win on the JSE
Like to have had a 12.2% return on a JSE investment during the second quarter of this year? Well, you should have thought of wheat. It eclipsed...
Ramaphosa’s Jobs Summit plan to create 275 000 new jobs annually
Ramaphosa’s Jobs Summit plan to create 275 000 new jobs annually
President Cyril Ramaphosa acknowledged that South Africa will not be able to reach the goal of reducing the unemployment rate to 6% by 2030 as...
Eskom default risks contagion
Eskom default risks contagion
The South African Reserve Bank has flagged the risks that the weak state-owned enterprises (SOEs) pose not only to the government’s finances but...
Unearthing a buried trail of lies of Mac Maharaj's relationship with Shaik
Unearthing a buried trail of lies of Mac Maharaj's relationship with Shaik
Documents seen by the M&G have reopened questions regarding an investigation by the now-defunct Scorpions of presidential spokesperson Mac...
FirstRand closed Gupta accounts due to money-laundering fears
FirstRand closed Gupta accounts due to money-laundering fears
South African lender FirstRand said on Monday suspicions of money-laundering lay behind its decision to cut ties with a business family linked to...
Nampower plans to sell bonds in SA
Nampower plans to sell bonds in SA
Namibia Power Corporation is seeking to sell a bond in the country and neighbouring South Africa early next year to raise cash for transmission...
Slow response to gender-based violence
Slow response to gender-based violence
The data might be a barometer by which to measure progress — or lack thereof — in reducing these incidences, but tells only part of the...
FirstRand eyes Nigeria's Mainstreet, Keystone banks
FirstRand eyes Nigeria's Mainstreet, Keystone banks
FirstRand, South Africa’s second-biggest financial-services company, would consider buying Nigeria’s Mainstreet Bank or Keystone...
Giving more than just money
Giving more than just money
Investec’s corporate social investment volunteerism programme has been running for almost 12 years. The organisation has developed a series...
A culture of hope
A culture of hope
Since 1997 the Charities Aid Foundation Southern Africa (Cafsa) has been promoting and facilitating philanthropy in South Africa, driven by a...
Banking on entrepreneurship
Banking on entrepreneurship
Absa has an established employee volunteer programme that has taken on the mantle of best practice and shows an inherent understanding of how this...

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