Liberty Holdings

Five massive data breaches affecting South Africans

The Information Regulator is concerned about the increasing number of cyber attacks affecting personal data

‘Liberty breach should never have happened’ — cybersecurity expert

The breach illustrates a relative lack in corporate South Africa when it comes to knowledge on cybersecurity

How Liberty achieved its gains

Although Standard Bank got most of the attention for its empowerment deal, its insurance subsidiary, Liberty, formed a critical part of its scheme.

Liberty swings to first-half profit

South African insurer Liberty Holdings swung to a first-half profit on Thursday.

Liberty sees first-half improvement

Liberty said it expects first-half earnings will be at least 20% better than the previous year, signalling the worst may be over for the insurer.

Liberty swings to full-year profit after first-half loss

Liberty Holdings was cautiously optimistic for 2010 after posting lower full-year profit.

JSE firm ahead of futures close-out

The JSE continued on its upward path by midday on Thursday, unaffected by surprisingly better PPI data but encouraged by the futures market close-out. By 1158am, the JSE's all-share index had improved 0,83%. The platinum mining index climbed 3%, and the gold mining index added 0,94%,

JSE up as resources shine on Anglo, BHP

The JSE all-share index held onto its gains at midday on Tuesday, with the resource index shining brightly -- underpinned by good buying interest in resource stocks Anglo American and BHP Billiton. By noon, the all-share index rose 0,50%. Resources advanced 1,25% and the gold mining index edged up 0,38%.


Democracy will flounder sans Stats SA

As the government bails out state-owned entities, it is leaving a hole in the budget of the agency tasked with telling us what South Africa looks like — one that is crucial to government decisions

The Facebook group taking on South Africa’s white right

Online battle over the ‘white genocide’ narrative on social media has dangerous real-world consequences

Trolley tender causes Acsa eruption

Stolen contract exposes rift in the senior ranks at the state airport’s management companies

Press Releases

Over R400-m given to businesses since launch of three-minute overdraft

The 3-minute overdraft radically reduces the time it takes for businesses to have their working capital needs met

Tourism can push Africa onto a new path – minister

The continent is fast becoming a dynamic sought-after tourist destination

South Africa’s education system is broken and unequal, and must be fixed without further delay

The Amnesty International report found that the South African government continues to miss its own education upgrading targets

Business travel industry generates billions

Meetings Africa is ready to take advantage of this lucrative opportunity

Conferences connect people to ideas

The World Expo and Meetings Africa are all about stimulating innovation – and income

SAB Zenzele Kabili B-BBEE share scheme

New scheme to be launched following the biggest B-BBEE FMCG payout in South Africa’s history

Digging deep

Automation is unstoppable, but if we're strategic about its implementation, it presents major opportunities

TFSAs are the gymnasts of the retirement savings world

The idea is to get South Africans to save, but it's best to do your research first to find out if a TFSA is really suited to your needs