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SA has a retirement savings crisis

Limited understanding of finances and a low income means that millions of South Africans either don’t or can’t put money aside for when they’re older

Families struggle with funerals under lockdown

Families have found the cultural cost of burying their loved ones under lockdown difficult to bear, but the financial costs have reduced

Motsepe and friends donate R1-billion to fight Covid-19

The Motsepe family has called on corporations with financial means to exercise “ubuntu” by contributing money to assist the government to combat the spread of Covid-19

Smart investing to beat longevity risk

Investors come to a balanced fund because they want growth

Asset manager culls coal

South African giants in the firing line as investor decides to drop carbon-heavy companies

There’s never been a better time to invest in Africa

Investing in our continent enables much-needed growth and economic development, and can offer strong returns

Nine investment elements your parents wished they had

There’s never been a better time to be an investor

Institutional investors reject Sasol’s climate plan

But board rejects calls for matter to be discussed at AGM

Optimistic leaders are what the world needs

Optimism propels positive action by promoting a solution-focused mindset

​There’s never been a better time to invest in a better world

'Our expertise and our balance sheet allow us to think in new ways'

Lenders allow Jooste more time to pay up

Lenders and other creditors have now agreed that Markus Jooste has until March 2019 to repay his debts without interest

Slimline Old Mutual heads home

Its unbundling is expected to unlock value for investors and make it more competitive

Viceroy comes up short on Capitec

JP Verster was right about African Bank and Steinhoff but disagrees with Viceroy’s latest report

Gloves come off in public protector showdown

The Reserve Bank and Absa have lost their cool and the court battle promises to be ugly

The 10 best design stalls to look for at the Sanlam Handmade Contemporary Fair

The Sanlam Handmade Contemporary Fair runs from Friday October 14 to Sunday October 16 at the Hyde Park corner rooftop in Johannesburg.

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Traditional healers need new spaces

Proper facilities supported by well-researched cultural principles will go a long way to improving the image and perception of the practice of traditional medicine

Limpopo big-game farmer accused of constant harassment

A family’s struggle against alleged intimidation and failure to act by the authorities mirrors the daily challenges farm dwellers face

Zondo tightens his grip with criminal complaint against Zuma

The state capture commission’s star witness now faces a criminal complaint and another summons

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Land reform still a hot potato

The land has got to belong to all the people of South Africa, and many believe that there’s no other mechanism for that except expropriation

UP chemical pathology scientists develop ground-breaking nanobodies for Covid-19 detection and therapy

Nanobodies are smaller than conventional antibodies and easier to work with so they are ideal for good cheap sensitive rapid tests for Covid-19

Inclusion as learned experience in higher education

Understanding the complexity of intersections between oppressions relating to race and gender is key to any commitment to creating a culture of inclusion and social justice

Local government in crisis: how it can be fixed

Local governments are supposed to promote non-racial development, in a decentralised manner, but the reality does not match up

Covid-19 accelerates adoption of technology by the African property sector

It’s not the technology itself that is valuable, it’s the opportunities that it creates: this may be the perfect time for reinvention

BE 1 OF 8 LUCKY PEOPLE TO DRIVE OFF WITH R80 000

From 23 to 30 November 2020, simply purchase any BMW bearing the number “8” and you could be one of eight lucky people to drive off with R80 000

Introducing Sabinet Judgments

A well-rounded view of reported and unreported judgments supplemented by an advanced system to enable users to rapidly find the information they require

The Southern Africa Tuberculosis and Health Systems Support Research and Publication Interventions

The project places emphasis on rolling out a standardised package of occupational health services and mining safety standards across four countries