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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

IMF wilfully takes austerity road

East Asia 1998, Greece 2008, Argentina 2018. The fund knows the suffering its loans cause, yet it has gone ahead in Ecuador

Botswana extends credit line to Zimbabwe

Diamond-rich Botswana has offered to lend neighbouring Zimbabwe $95m in private sector loans to help ease its economic crisis

Eskom secures R1.35bn loan for renewable energy

The power utility on Friday signed the loan facility with the German bank KfW, on behalf of the German government

Pressure mounts for govt, private sector to put more work into financial inclusion

Financial inclusion is loosely thrown around but pressure is mounting for government and the private sector to respond with solutions that can deliver

Never been costlier to take loans

New draft credit regulations could cause the cost of debt to skyrocket, hitting the poor the hardest.

Glencore said to seek $15-bn loan to cut interest costs

The commodity giant is puportedly trying to cut debt costs by looking for a R160-billion loan.

Telkom gave suspended CFO R6m loan during investigation

A R6-million interest-free loan was given to suspended CFO Jacques Schindehutte while he was being probed for misconduct, confirms Telkom.

The IDC’s bad loans are at historic levels

The finance institution attributes its losses to exposure to a pressured commodities market.

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SANDF inquiry clears soldiers of the death of Collins Khosa

The board of inquiry also found that it was Khosa and his brother-in-law Thabiso Muvhango who caused the altercation with the defence force members

The inevitable rise in Covid-19 cases and deaths: What the numbers mean

About 20 people in South Africa die each day from the coronavirus, and this number may peak at 300, while positive cases may reach 8 000 a day, according to some projections

Lockdown set to move to level three countrywide from June 1

President Cyril Ramaphosa notes that the behaviour of citizens during level 3 will determine the fate of the nation

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Openview, now powered by two million homes

The future of free-to-air satellite TV is celebrating having two million viewers by giving away two homes worth R2-million

Road to recovery for the tourism sector: The South African perspective

The best-case scenario is that South Africa's tourism sector’s recovery will only begin in earnest towards the end of this year

What Africa can learn from Cuba in combating the Covid-19 pandemic

Africa should abandon the neoliberal path to be able to deal with Covid-19 and other health system challenges likely to emerge in future

Coexisting with Covid-19: Saving lives and the economy in India

A staggered exit from the lockdown accompanied by stepped-up testing to cover every district is necessary for India right now

Covid-19: Eased lockdown and rule of law Webinar

If you are arrested and fined in lockdown, you do get a criminal record if you pay the admission of guilt fine

Covid-19 and Frontline Workers

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PPS webinar Part 2: Small business, big risk

The risks that businesses face and how they can be dealt with are something all business owners should be well acquainted with

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