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South Africa's rand recovers

South Africa's rand firmed early today, recovering from last week's plunge to its lowest since October 2020.

3 days ago

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 more than a century old. It's a distinctly low-tech phase for China's Belt and Road drive in Africa to...

By Duncan Miriri 22 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. Nearly 61% of consumers globally have made greater use of digital banking services over the last 18 months and two in...

12 Nov 2021

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FNB named Africa & SA's best SME bank

Recognised as the bank that best meets the specialised needs of SME in South Africa and on the continent, 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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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 to re-position South Africa's role and contribution to the sector across the rest of Africa.

2 Nov 2021

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