Given South Africa's melting pot of cultures, insurance companies need to take nuances, particularly with language, into account when considering a disputed insurance pay outs
Morocco's currency regulator has announced a ban on transactions in bitcoin and other virtual currencies, in a country where foreign exchange flows are tightly controlled
The bill providing for the implementation of a tax on sugary beverages - the health promotion levy - was passed by the National Assembly on Tuesday
Despite all the talk about nuclear builds, renewables and fracking, the local energy sector will remain static until regulatory and political stability return
A case study on the governance failure at African Bank written by a UCT GSB professor and an MBA student was awarded first place in the annual African Governance Showcase competition
UCT Graduate School of Business 7 hours ago
The riskiest situation entrepreneurs find themselves in is running the business with inadequate or lack of funds. They have to pay their members of staff, buy company equipment, etc
Naija Writers’ Coach 7 hours ago
Entrepreneurial inspiration from Suzanne Stevens, one of four founders and currently executive director of marketing at BrightRock since 2011, chosen for the Ernst & Young Entrepreneurial Winning Women programme in 2013
Leigh Andrews 1 day ago
On his visit to South Africa for the MMA (Mobile Marketing Association) Forum in Johannesburg on 2 November and Mobile Monday in Cape Town on 6 November, Adam Pattison, vice president, Americas & EMEA at BBM Messenger, shared insights into chat or dark social and how this is shaping the mobile economy
Jessica Tennant 2 days ago
While more than 90% of industry assets have successfully transitioned into the regulated space, hedge fund industry assets under management (AUM) decreased by 9.1% year-on-year.
More than 20 banks sent or received money to Gupta-linked companies, an investigation by the Organised Crime and Corruption Reporting Project (OCCRP) found
5FM's station manager Justine Cullinan won the Corporate Award at the Veuve Clicquot Elle Boss Awards on Thursday, 9 November. It was just her and overall winner Amanda Dambuza, founder and director of consulting company Uyandiswa, who took home awards on the night
Jessica Tennant 17 Nov 2017
Saica has affirmed its commitment to sustainability reporting by signing a statement of support for the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) recommendations.
In a recent landmark case, the Tax Court upheld that a very special, and mostly under-utilised tax deduction allowed by section 24C of the Income Tax Act, No. 58 of 1962, may be applied to franchisee costs
Natasha Wilkinson 16 Nov 2017
A delegation from South Africa's Black Business Council recently held talks in Johannesburg with business leaders from Singapore and Malaysia on potential investment
KPMG is scrambling to justify why there is no progress on setting up an independent investigation into work it did for the controversial Gupta family
The face of township and rural economies where unemployment, poverty and inequality are still rampant is fast changing, thanks to a successful public-private partnership which recognises the potential for emerging enterprises to contribute towards job creation and the mainstream economy.
Ithala Development Finance Corporation 15 Nov 2017
When thinking about financial technologies, it is natural to assume the term stands for recent developments. Fintech, however, is not a newcomer, but has been a column of the financial industry for the past 60 years or so.
PARIS - Chinese tourists visiting Paris are now able to pay for their purchases in two of the city's famous department stores with their smartphones, thanks the adoption of the payment app of the popular Chinese social media network, WeChat.
Redefine Properties, the second largest SA-based property group, is due to expand its offshore property platform with another foray into Eastern Europe. It will acquire a 25% stake in a €1bn retail portfolio of 28 well-established assets in Poland.
Alistair Anderson 7 Nov 2017