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Binging a problem in SA, thus the new campaign seeks to drive responsible drinking

Binging a problem in SA, thus the new campaign seeks to drive responsible drinking

She gave a keynote address at the aware.org, the Association for Alcohol Responsibility and Education consumer campaign in Rivonia, on Thursday evening, attended by liquor industry role players and CEOs. The deputy minister went to note that, this reinforced the collective responsibility of key role-players in alcohol harm reduction programmes in South Africa. The fundamental […]

Rating agency S&P applauded for its outlook on SA economy-says Nedbank’s CE

Rating agency S&P applauded for its outlook on SA economy-says Nedbank’s CE

While S&P echoed previous concerns about the huge debt of State-Owned Enterprises (SOEs), high unemployment and sluggish economic growth, Brown says the rating agency’s acknowledgement of the progress made since the December ANC elective conference to stabilise the fiscal outlook is welcomed. After downgrading South Africa’s rand debt – which accounts for over 80% of […]

Its actually cheap to construct a Nuclear Power in SA-says expert

Its actually cheap to construct a Nuclear Power in SA-says expert

Expert Des Muller- director of NuEnergy Developments-  dismissed these and other concerns as “propaganda”. He refuted the cost issue but also took aim at corruption concerns over the nuclear build programme in South Africa. Muller addressed delegates on the last day of African Utility Week in Cape Town during a session on the industry’s readiness […]

BrightRock insurance products matches client needs

BrightRock insurance products matches client needs

BrightRock has become known as a disrupter in the individual life market, where advisers and policyholders alike have responded positively to their world first needs-matched product, which precisely matches clients’ needs at the outset and then adapts to their changing financial needs over time. Their success in the market is evident in the company’s financial […]

SME’s can now open an FNB account by taking a selfie. Voila!

SME’s can now open an FNB account by taking a selfie. Voila!

This paperless cheque account opening process uses biometric technology to validate the business and its owner, allows the SME to order and courier new cards, switch debit orders and setup digital banking immediately. FNB CEO, Jacques Celliers says, “Today marks a significant milestone in our 180-year history as we move beyond being a digital innovator […]

Toshiba invest heavily in Africa

Toshiba invest heavily in Africa

This was revealed by the company’s headhonchos at the media brief in Sandton on Thursday. Toshiba, a Japanese company forms part of worldwide organizations that are based in South Africa solidifying and seeking investment opportunities. Currently, Toshiba has 12 offices on the African Continent having operated over 50 years’ and according to Managing Director: Toshiba […]

SA/ India Business Summit a resounding success, apart from rich historical relationship

SA/ India Business Summit a resounding success, apart from rich historical relationship

The much anticipated India-South Africa Business Summit 2018 (ISABS 2018) concluded at the Sandton Convention Centre, Johannesburg with a session on ‘India-South Africa Relations – The Way Forward’, in which noted speakers and distinguished experts/diplomats from India and South Africa including those from the South African Institute of International Affairs (SAIIA), DIRCO, DTI and business […]

Are trade unions losing the bite?

Are trade unions losing the bite?

Yesterday’s turnout also illustrated that the trade unions’ method of promoting their socio-economic agenda, is ineffective. A survey conducted among employers by the National Employers’ Association of South Africa (NEASA), indicated that 66 percent of companies were not in any way affected by the protest action. Although 23 percent of the companies that were affected […]

Absa, Pick n Pay target Stokvels schemes

Absa, Pick n Pay target Stokvels schemes

  And today -the concept although some regard as debunk for reasons best known to them- continues to produce the best out of compromising situations. Classical example ask Absa and Pick n Pay, two of the country’s top corporates that are now considering Stokvel as an economic emancipation. As a result, both organizations have launched […]