Tuesday, 17 October 2017

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Why there needs to be judicial oversight of bank account closures

Why there needs to be judicial oversight of bank account closures

Robert Vivian, University of the Witwatersrand and Nicholas Spearman, University of the Witwatersrand The four largest banks in South Africa - Absa, First National Bank, Standard ...

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Why the rand punches above the weight of South Africa’s economy

Why the rand punches above the weight of South Africa’s economy

Is the size of the South African economy out of sync with the ranking of the rand as the 18th most traded currency in the world? The South African economy is the 33rd biggest in t ...

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Kwacha is world’s best performing currency of 2016

Kwacha is world’s best performing currency of 2016

Zambia's currency, the kwacha, is the world's best-performing currency of 2016, according to Bloomberg news agency’s report. It says that its value against the US dollar has risen ...

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Quantum Global Research Lab Head Joins African Development Bank

Quantum Global Research Lab Head Joins African Development Bank

Professor Kevin Urama is the new Senior Policy Advisor on Inclusive and Green Growth at the African Development Bank. He has left his post as head of the Research Lab at Swiss-bas ...

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Barclays Africa to shut down Nairobi office

Barclays Africa to shut down Nairobi office

The office was established in 2010 to offer Barclays subsidiaries in Africa technical support is said to have lost relevance in light of merging of operations with Absa to form Ba ...

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Drive to include more Africans in financial ecosystem

Drive to include more Africans in financial ecosystem

Ingenico Group, the global leader in seamless payment, has reached a strategic fifty-thousand terminals landmark to serve the unbanked population and becomes the indisputable Fina ...

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No recession for SA

No recession for SA

South Africa's economy will not slide into depression, Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan said on Thursday. He countered predictions by some economists that sharp currency weakness p ...

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Telkom Kenya in court over Sh1.7 bil. tender cancellation

Telkom Kenya in court over Sh1.7 bil. tender cancellation

Telkom Kenya has denied that it cancelled a Sh1.7 billion tender and forced a Kenyan firm affiliated to China's ZTE Corporation to employ a project manager who is at the centre of ...

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Frugality: The Foundation For Building Wealth

Frugality: The Foundation For Building Wealth

Brandon Hall in an April 2015 Personal Finance article entitled, A Case Against Frugality: Why Pinching Pennies is NOT the Best Path to Wealth, ranted on exactly that – “…The comm ...

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JSE reacts to developments in Finance Ministry

JSE reacts to developments in Finance Ministry

The Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) has expressed concern at the removal of Finance Minister, Nhlanhla Nene, and the subsequent appointment a new minister. Nene’s removal was am ...

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