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Kganyago again slams Public Protector in speech on central bank independence

The Reserve Bank governor was in Washington to deliver a speech on central bank independence at the Peterson Institute for International Economics

Survé compares Sagarmatha to Uber, says it would have been valued at $10bn

Iqbal Survé, on Tuesday claimed that bad press from rival media houses scuppered the listing of Sagarmatha Technologies on the JSE and the NYSE

Survé set to testify at PIC inquiry

Survé is expected to testify after Kuben Naidoo, the deputy governor of the South Africa Reserve Bank

Eskom ‘misled’ treasury over multi-billion rand Gupta contract

According to testimony before the Zondo commission, Eskom appears to have misled treasury about the quality of coal from a Gupta-owned coal mine

JSE fines Pepkor Holdings R5m for breaches of listing requirements

The JSE says the company had not disclosed certain financial information about loans in its pre-listing statement

Public Protector subpoenas Gordhan over case dropped in 2016

PP investigation will focus on the early retirement of former Sars official Ivan Pillay and his subsequent re-employment by the tax agency

Steinhoff shares jump 40%, reach best price in two months

The retailer's stock is still down by over 95% from where it was before news of Jooste's resignation reached the market

Moyane’s SARS ultimatum to Ramaphosa

​Lawyers acting for suspended Sars commissioner Tom Moyane have demanded that President Ramaphosa halt or "disestablish" investigations into Sars

Nene to chair board of governors of BRICS bank

The finance minister was elected to the position at a meeting of the bank’s leadership taking place in Shanghai, China.

Ramaphosa names retired Judge Robert Nugent to head SARS inquiry

The inquiry is expected to consider the adequacy and legality of steps that SARS has taken to address revenue shortfalls over the past two years

Steinhoff shares drop over 15%

Steinhoff announced that a forensic investigation by PwC has so far uncovered the overstatement of income and assets at its AGM

One Facebook app, a data leak of 60 000 users

The personal data of about 60 000 South Africans may have been shared with controversial political data firm Cambridge Analytica

Court rejects Numsa’s urgent bid to block IPP signing

The high court has rejected an urgent application to interdict the signing of 27 outstanding renewable independent power producer projects.

Last minute court interdict blocks renewable energy power purchase

NUMSA said the interdict prevents power utililty Eskom from concluding the outstanding renewable energy power purchase agreements.

Eskom signs R20bn credit facility amid ‘unfortunate’ downgrade

​S&P Global Ratings has again downgraded the long-term debt of Eskom

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Female cops sent for rape counselling

Brigadier Sifiso Cele denies the rape allegations, saying that they are part of a smear campaign and that criminal charges should have been opened if the accusations were true

‘Lost’ PPE: Morar a ‘player and ref’

Roshan Morar, the auditor who supplied the KZN education department with sanitisers has also been tasked with investigating the “disappearance” of millions of rands worth of PPE

Signing a path to freedom for the deaf

If South African Sign Language is recognised as one of the country’s official languages, it will considerably ease many of the deaf community’s problems of access, education and equality.

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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'

Secure your business from cyber threats

Many business-grade security systems now have built-in learning systems and AI to help businesses stay up to date with protection

Mental Health

During the pandemic there's been a dramatic increase in depression, anxiety and suicides, according to some of the surveys done

Expert financial advice still recommended – especially in uncertain times

A financial advisor is an expert who will help you to protect your wealth and make a realistic plan when unexpected events threaten your wellbeing

What is a virtual card, and how does it work?

A virtual card lets you pay online without ever having to take your card from your wallet or exposing your actual account information

Expert grant writer vacancy

The role of the grant writer is to work collaboratively with the HST bid team to conceptualise and write proposals for upcoming grant calls

Investment outlook beyond Covid-19

Opportunities for local business growth needed to be identified and strategically capitalised on, and we have to be really deliberate about that

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