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Basani Maluleke, incoming CEO: African Bank. Photo: Kellogg School of Management
First black woman set to be bank CEO

Basani Maluleke looks set to become SA's first black woman bank CEO

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#EntrepreneurMonth: Starting up the Girl Boss Hustle with Akro Capital

Janine Basel, CEO of Akro Capital, shares how the phenomenon of very few female entrepreneurs approaching them for funding led to the formation of their Girl Boss Hustle events

By Leigh Andrews 2 hours ago

Discovery's new global HQ certified green
Discovery's new global HQ certified green

Discovery's new 112,000m2 global head office in Sandton Central has received a five-star Green Star rating by the Green Building Council South Africa (GBCSA)

4 hours ago

Judge Bernard Ngoepe
Sars' late tax refunds 'may be ploy'

The South African Revenue Service (Sars) has allegedly deliberately withheld tax refunds so it could reach its revenue target

By Sunita Menon 4 hours ago

Girls4Tech looks to empower the next generation of problem-solvers
Girls4Tech looks to empower the next generation of problem-solvers

Coinciding with International Day of the Girl Child, Mastercard recently launched the African leg of its Girls4Tech programme

5 hours ago

Equities acquires Coventry property
Equities acquires Coventry property

Equites Property Fund, the high-end industrial property owner, has strengthened its UK portfolio with a deal worth nearly R700m

By Alistair Anderson 7 hours ago

10 days left to complete Ventureburn Startup Survey and win!
10 days left to complete Ventureburn Startup Survey and win!

The second annual Ventureburn Startup Survey is drawing to a close. Startups have until 31 October 2017 to participate and stand a chance of winning an iPhone 8 among other great prizes

8 hours ago

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Zimbabwe bans fruit, vegetable imports to save scarce forex

Zimbabwe has banned the importation of fruit and vegetables to save scarce foreign currency in the face of a worsening economic crisis

1 day ago

Retailer slams bank charges
Retailer slams bank charges

Pick n Pay chairman Gareth Ackerman has slammed South African bank charges, which he describes as excessive and in many cases, more than double European benchmarks

By Ann Crotty 1 day ago

A cabinet reshuffle equals a nuclear deal
A cabinet reshuffle equals a nuclear deal

President Jacob Zuma's latest cabinet reshuffle is nothing more that a thinly-veiled smokescreen to get his crony, David Mahlobo into the energy portfolio

By Nicci Botha 1 day ago

Alan Knott-Craig
#EntrepreneurMonth: If you can sell your first startup, sell it

Us humans have a heuristic bias to sell our winners and hold onto our losers. That's not the way to build wealth. Better to hang onto your winners and cut your losers loose

By Alan Knott-Craig 1 day ago

Discovery gets bank licence
Discovery gets bank licence

Discovery Bank has become the second new bank to obtain a licence from SA's banking regulators as the market is opened to new competitors for the first time in almost two decades

By Hilary Joffe 1 day ago

AfricaCom 2017 Awards finalists revealed
AfricaCom 2017 Awards finalists revealed

The top 20 shortlisted finalists for the AfricaCom 2017 Awards have been announced

2 days ago

All the Accenture Innovation Awards winners!
All the Accenture Innovation Awards winners!

Accenture and partners - Transunion and The Da Vinci Institute - have announced winners of the Innovation Index 2017

2 days ago

How do you define a worker in a gig economy?
How do you define a worker in a gig economy?

Uber drivers in the United Kingdom are just one example of how the digitisation is changing the way we define employees

2 days ago

Gigaba worried about pension fund mismanagement
Gigaba worried about pension fund mismanagement

Finance minister, Malusi Gigaba, is concerned that pension funds are being mismanaged and not adhering to the strict rules laid down by the regulator

2 days ago

#MeetTheInvestor: Duncan Goldie-Scot
#MeetTheInvestor: Duncan Goldie-Scot

Duncan Goldie-Scot does not have the profile of a typical investor in African tech startups

By Tom Jackson 2 days ago

Proposal to amend debt reduction rules applicable to mining companies
Proposal to amend debt reduction rules applicable to mining companies

Section 36 of the Income Tax Act contains unique provisions which are only applicable to mining operations, and which set out the manner in which redemption allowances and unredeemed capital expenditure are calculated

By Candice Gibson 3 days ago

AfricaCom offers free passes for Cape Town event
AfricaCom offers free passes for Cape Town event

By registering for a free AfricaCom visitor ticket online, visitors can gain access to more than 450 exhibitors, masterclasses, plus an innovation hall packed with visionary insights on future tech trends

3 days ago

Think tank on water security funding models
Think tank on water security funding models

The country needs to come up with viable models to bridge the R30bn per year shortfall in water services infrastructure funding

3 days ago

Enhancing cross-channel communication in financial services
Enhancing cross-channel communication in financial services

Financial institutions, like any other businesses, have customers whose preferences have shifted to digital channels

By Wynand Smit 3 days ago

Mike Teuchert, National Head of Taxation, Mazars
What to expect when gaining or losing REIT status

The introduction of the Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) legislation, which came into effect from 1 April 2013, has given rise to a substantial REIT industry

By Mike Teuchert 3 days ago

Angel Shack, Waterfall City
Equites pays lavish dividend

Equites Property Fund, which is focused on high-end logistics assets, delivered double-digit growth in dividends for the six months to August, making it one of the top-performing listed real estate groups

By Alistair Anderson 3 days ago

Shyft crowned MTN Business App of the Year
Shyft crowned MTN Business App of the Year

At the 2017 MTN Business App of the Year Awards, which took place on Thursday, 12 October 2017, Shyft was named the overall winner

13 Oct 2017

Insurers crunch numbers as storms clear
Insurers crunch numbers as storms clear

Short-term insurers are still assessing claims after last week's freak storms

13 Oct 2017

Andrew Darfoor, CEO: Alexander Forbes. Photo: Businesslive
Alexander Forbes to lure independents

Alexander Forbes is betting on IFAs, a select few of whom will get access to 1-million clients who have proved hard to reach in company pension funds it administers

13 Oct 2017

Clicks Clubcard takes the lead in loyalty
Clicks Clubcard takes the lead in loyalty

Clicks Clubcard has moved into the top spot as South Africa's most used loyalty programme at 67%, just beating last year's loyalty leader, Pick n Pay Smart Shopper

13 Oct 2017

Yolisa Nocanda, Kwanda Mkalipi and Lerato Rabotapi - Fingertips
#EntrepreneurMonth: Student buying power at your Fingertips

The spending power of students is R2,702 per month, while the average South African spends about R2,503, debunking the myth of the perpetually broke student

By Nicci Botha 12 Oct 2017

Mobile payments give you wings
Mobile payments give you wings

Globally, mobile payments will reach $75bn in 2017, with the potential of reaching $503bn by 2020 as a result of advances in technology

12 Oct 2017

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