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Absa exceeds cloud-computing skills target

Absa group will exceed its goal of equipping 1,500 staff members across Africa with cloud-computing skills this year...

3 days ago

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Absa lists NewPalladium on Botswana Stock Exchange

Absa has expanded its precious metal investment options on Botswana Stock Exchange (BSE) by listing NewPalladium exchange-traded funds ETF...

24 Nov 2021

African nations mend and make do as China tightens Belt and Road
African nations mend and make do as China tightens Belt and Road

Deep in Kenya's Great Rift Valley, members of the National Youth Service tirelessly swing machetes to clear dense shrubs obscuring railway tracks...

By Duncan Miriri 22 Nov 2021

Afda, as part of Stadio Holdings, sets to award its postgraduate students with shares in the business
Afda, as part of Stadio Holdings, sets to award its postgraduate students with shares in the business

In a revolutionary move in the higher education sector, Afda will be purchasing Stadio Holdings shares for their postgraduate class of 2021...

Issued by AFDA 18 Nov 2021

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Redfearn first female CEO for Deloitte Africa

In a historic moment for the Deloitte Africa it has appointed of two females for the CEO and Chair roles...

18 Nov 2021

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New financial tribes in banking identified

Three quarters (75%) of global consumers are now more likely to use digital banking in the next few months than before the pandemic...

12 Nov 2021

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FNB named Africa & SA's best SME bank

The Global Finance's inaugural SME Bank Awards has named FNB as the Best SME Bank in South Africa and Africa...

11 Nov 2021

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Alliance Banking appoints new head

Meagan Rabe has been appointed new head of Alliance Banking effective 1 November 2021...

8 Nov 2021

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AngloGold Ashanti appoints chief people officer

Lisa Ali has been appointed chief people officer, of AngloGold Ashanti, effective 2 April 2022...

5 Nov 2021

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Medtech sector key to SA's economic recovery

South Africa's medical technology (medtech) sector's current estimated R20bn market value could be significantly increased...

2 Nov 2021

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Access Bank Zambia & Atlas Mara Zambia combine entities

Access Bank Zambia has reached agreement with the shareholders of ABC Holdings Limited, trading as Atlas Mara Zambia, regarding a merger with Atlas Mara Zambia...

27 Oct 2021

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Sello Moloko appointed Absa Group Board chairperson-designate

Sello Moloko has been appointed to the Absa Group Limited Board as independent non-executive director and chairperson-designate...

26 Oct 2021

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Moving insurance from detect & repair to predict & prevent

The insurance industry is rapidly shifting from being product-led to being service-led to deliver a holistic CX...

By Marko Reis 25 Oct 2021

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Nigeria launches digital currency to enhance payments

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari will launch a digital currency...

25 Oct 2021

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Delphine Traoré appointed CEO of Allianz Africa

Delphine Traoré, member of the Board of management of Allianz Africa and regional COO, will succeed Coenraad Vrolijk...

22 Oct 2021

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SSA: Low vaccination rates & complex policy environment impacts economy

Sub-Saharan Africa is on a different recovery path from much of the world...

22 Oct 2021

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Future-proofing the modern ATM

The modernisation of the ATM through a vendor agnostic approach is being driven by industry-wide initiatives...

By Danette Breitenbach 22 Oct 2021

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Global pension systems study highlights gender pension gap

The 13th annual Mercer CFA Institute Global Pension Index's (MCGPI) special chapter highlights the gender differences in pension outcome...

21 Oct 2021

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Vodacom's superapp Vodapay launches with exclusive deals

VodaPay, Vodacom Financial and Digital Services' super app, delivers a digital shopping, lifestyle and financial platform for both consumers and businesses...

19 Oct 2021

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Namdeb extends life of mine to 2042

Namdeb has extended its land-based mines' life by 20 years to 2042...

15 Oct 2021

SA to re-emerge in strong position post-Covid

Countries like South Africa, Kenya and Egypt may re-emerge in a strong position post Covid-19...

14 Oct 2021

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Covid-19 leads to rising global debt

Last year global debt reached $226tn and increased by $27tn owing to the Covid-19 pandemic...

13 Oct 2021

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SA earns over half of investment banking fees in sub-Saharan Africa

South Africa generated 58% of all sub-Saharan fees during the first nine months of 2021...

12 Oct 2021

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#EcomAfrica: How to build a successful e-commerce business

WATCH: What are the building blocks of a successful e-commerce business? A panel of industry experts sought to unpack this topic during the recent Ecom Africa 2021 virtual conference...

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Top 10 gold holding countries

The United States (US) and Germany are the top gold holding countries in the world...

5 Oct 2021

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Africa: tax implications of digital transformation in the consumer goods and retail sector

The digital transition, and resultant growth in the e-commerce sector, has tax implications for digital CG&R businesses operating in Africa...

By Jana Botha and Prenisha Govender 5 Oct 2021

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R1tn asset management company created

Sanlam and Absa are to combine their investment management businesses into an one asset management company in excess of R1tn...

5 Oct 2021

Network International concludes acquisition of Africa's DPO Group
Network International concludes acquisition of Africa's DPO Group

Network International has acquired 100% of Africa's largest payment service provider, DPO Group, which will continue to operate under the same brand in existing territories...

4 Oct 2021

South Africa dominates Brand Finance Africa 150 2021 ranking
South Africa dominates Brand Finance Africa 150 2021 ranking

South African brands dominate the Brand Finance Africa 150 2021 ranking once again, with the entire top ten hailing from the nation...

28 Sep 2021

Moove launches in Cape Town, eyeing pan-African growth
Moove launches in Cape Town, eyeing pan-African growth

The rollout in Cape Town follows Moove's recent $23m Series A funding and builds on existing operations in Johannesburg, Lagos and Accra, with a goal of democratising vehicle ownership across Africa...

27 Sep 2021

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