Uber drivers lament ‘exploitative’ WesBank deal

A programme to help Uber drivers obtain vehicles has proven exorbitantly expensive — and drivers still won’t own their cars in the end

Court judgment reignites 14-year battle between gov spokesperson, Wesbank

Mzukisi Ndara says as a result of fraud by Wesbank and a Nissan dealership, he lost his job and had to let go of two houses

Study reveals the actual cost of your car

Wesbank has released its mobility study, which compares the operating costs of a typical passenger vehicle in different regions around the world.

Getting wise to the dangers of balloon payments

The popularity of balloon payments -- an inflated final payment of a loan, paid in full at the end of the loan agreement -- is on the wane.

How to reduce your monthly car expenses

Look closely at your fuel costs, monthly instalments, monthly running costs and insurance.

New vehicle sales robust, buyers opting for fixed rates

Affordability looks good, but beware long finance contract periods -- try to buy a vehicle you can pay off quickly.

High court rules against debt review termination

A landmark legal judgement means consumers and debt counsellors have won a battle against some major credit providers.


Focus on FW de Klerk distracted attention from the troubling state of the nation

Some political analysts say President Cyril Ramaphosa is taking too long to mend the country, others says it is the ANC itself that must be fixed

Eastern Cape MEC orders graft investigation after two workers killed at troubled district municipality

The killing of two council workers at the Amathole district municipality appears to be linked to tender fraud and corruption

South Africans stuck in China are desperate to escape coronavirus ‘prison’

But the department of international relations and co-operation claims they are comfortable and taken care of 

Press Releases

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs

Looking inwards

Businesses are finding tangible ways to give back – but only because consumers demand it