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The age-old stokvel moves into the digital era

Can the stokvel, the home-grown savings institution tried and tested over the ages, go digital? At least two...

Outrage greets VBS bank report

Many of those named in the report are taking legal action or protesting their innocence, but its author is standing his ground

VBS: Widows and orphans may lose out

A liquidation application offers insight into the ‘epic’ fraud that fleeced the bank

Stokvels reel from VBS bank’s collapse

'We thought the bank was a safe place to keep our money but now we have been thrown in a dilemma'

Townships are still a world apart

Bids to unleash their economic potential have failed largely because the motives, networks and practices of the informal economy are ignored.

Stokvels move with the times

Social capital is one of the driving factors behind the success of these groups

Stokvel ‘lost millions’ to Mrs John Block

More than 1 700 people invested their savings in a scheme they now believe was fraudulent, writes Sarah Evans.

Satrix not for the short-term

Where to put <em>stokvel</em> savings.

Jargon buster: Stokvel

With about 800 000 active stokvels in South Africa, it appears informal savings clubs are thriving.

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