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S&P keeps South Africa in 'junk' status, sees post-election reforms

S&P keeps South Africa in 'junk' status, sees post-election reforms

S&P keeps South Africa in 'junk' status, sees post-election reforms

Old Mutual CEO denies wrongdoing after suspension

Old Mutual suspends CEO citing 'breakdown in trust'

Panasonic joins firms stepping away from Huawei after US ban

Japan's Panasonic said Thursday it would stop supplying some components to Huawei, joining a growing list of firms distancing themselves from the Chinese telecoms giant after a US ban over security concerns.

Reserve Bank keeps interest rate unchanged, as widely expected

As expected, the Reserve Bank’s monetary policy committee (MPC) kept interest rates unchanged at 6.75% on Thursday.

Machaba becomes first female CEO to lead PwC

PwC Southern Africa on Thursday announced the appointment of Shirley Machaba as its new CEO for Southern Africa.

Kenya's Safaricom CEO Bob Collymore to stay an extra year in post

KENYA-SAFARICOM/ (UPDATE 1, PIX):UPDATE 1-Kenya's Safaricom CEO Bob Collymore to stay an extra year in post

Need temporary accommodation? First check with insurance if it's okay to move

As a homeowner, you may enjoy cover for rented accommodation if a flood or fire leaves your home in such as state that you cannot live in it.

Make sure your funeral cover don't let you down

The last thing you need over and above the despair of losing a loved one is the stress of finding money to pay for a funeral even though you had cover. 

City of Joburg creates 1,000 new jobs

Are you unemployed and willing to help clean the streets and cut grass in Johannesburg?

Mazi Capital offers diversified access to shares on JSE

Sowetan Money’s focus on accessible unit trust funds managed by black asset managers turns this month to the multi-award winning Mazi Capital and its Prime Equity Fund.

African Bank stirs market in battle for your money

African Bank has joined in the fight for your banking with the launch of  an everyday transactional account it says is the cheapest and offers the best interest rate on any readily-available positive balance in multiple savings pockets.

Almost half of insurance complaints to ombud from fed-up car owners

Car insurance disputes comprised almost half of the about 9,800 formal complaints, according to the 2018 annual report of the ombud.

Self-driving trucks begin mail delivery test for U.S. Postal Service

Self-driving trucks begin mail delivery test for U.S. Postal Service

Somaza beat odds to become dentist

Caring medical doctor in rural town inspired her

Google and Android system start to cut ties with Huawei

US internet giant Google, whose Android mobile operating system powers most of the world's smartphones, said Sunday it was beginning to cut ties with China's Huawei, which Washington considers a national security threat.

Where did Bitcoin come from?

SPONSORED | Who created the cryptocurrency and why?

Shut up and drive: Uber launches 'quiet mode'

Customers will be able to tell their drivers to shut up and drive in Uber's premium service.

Employees in the future will work fewer hours but at higher productivity levels

The workplace of the future will see employees more educated and working fewer hours but at higher productivity levels.

'Customers don't want our new data bundle product,' says MTN

MTN announced on Friday that it has decided to back down on its plan to introduce an “auto renew” 1MB data bundle when their subscribers’ bundles run out - unless they proactively opt out.

Beware unregistered Forex trader, FSCA warns

Don't do any financial-related business with people or entities that are not authorised to do so, warns the Financial Sector Conduct Authority (FSCA).  The FSCA has warned the public that Money Moves Forex and Prophet Moral Monareng are not registered or authorised to conduct any financial services or advice, and their claims to be associated with a registered entity are false.

Online banking fraud still SA's biggest problem

Internet banking fraud was the biggest source of complaints about banks for the third year in a row, but in 80% of these cases the Ombudsman for Banking Services found in favour of the banks.

Widow has charges from late husband’s loan written off

A bank had to clear the charges on a loan a widow's late husband took out without her knowledge or consent.

Bank pays for not acting to stop loss of stolen funds

If you are a victim of fraud, your bank should help you mitigate your losses.

Be honest and sure your insurer will pay a claim

Don’t assume that if a broker helps you apply for cover, the disclosures are his or her problem.

Why forex trading isn’t everyone’s cup of coffee

You should only consider forex trading once your financial affairs are in order, “and only as an alternative to gambling”, says an investment expert.

Bank behaving badly? The ombud can help get your cash back

Of the more than 7,000 cases that the Banking Services Ombudsman of SA’s office closed in 2018, more than a third related to some form of maladministration - a deviation from a bank’s procedures causing customers “a loss, distress or inconvenience”.

Organisational learning and development: who trains the trainers?

SPONSORED | Research shows more organisations are investing time in upskilling employees

Tharisa seeks to tap Zimbabwe's battery minerals potential

Tharisa seeks to tap Zimbabwe's battery minerals potential

Black business pleased Ramaphosa is reinstating policy and research unit in the presidency

President Cyril Ramaphosa's decision to reinstate the presidency’s policy and research unit has been welcomed by black business, saying this was an important development in the new administration. According to Sowetan's sister publication Business Day, the unit will also give the presidency oversight of strategic projects, such as the National Health Insurance (NHI) scheme.
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