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Pat Mahlangu is a firm believer that in calamity there is always opportunity.

'I am suffocating under debt review'

What Moses Manthata thought was a good plan to get himself out of a sticky debt situation has turned out to be a financial nightmare for him.

Pros and cons of debt counselling

For some people, debt counselling may be the only option available to get some sort of financial relief to be able to provide for their families while they settle their debts.

New research shows how Covid-19 affected university students in 2020

SPONSORED | Crowdfunding bridges the gaps for hundreds of students

How to manage credit while interest rates are lower

SPONSORED | While lower interest rates offer short-term assistance by reducing loan repayments, cheaper credit can also be a risky temptation

FNB sets a new standard in protecting customer data

SPONSORED | Cutting-edge data management tools provide customers with platform-based innovative, secure and empowering digital banking

Samsung's Lee family to pay more than R154bn inheritance taxes

The family of deceased Samsung Electronics chair Lee Kun-hee said on Wednesday it will pay more than 12 trillion won (R154bn) in inheritance taxes for the estate of the late patriarch.

Loss of livelihoods: 216 more businesses go bang

A total of 216 liquidations recorded this March is an increase of 49% compared with the same month last year, says Statistics SA.

Space entrepreneur Max Polyakov acquires SA's Dragonfly satellite maker

An ultra-wealthy entrepreneur with ambitions of building a space transportation empire, has acquired South African satellite maker Dragonfly Aerospace.

Gucci, Facebook file joint lawsuit against alleged counterfeiter

Gucci and Facebook have filed a joint lawsuit in California against an individual who allegedly used the US group's social media platforms to sell fake Gucci products, the two companies said on Tuesday.

Total declares force majeure on Mozambique LNG project

French energy group Total said on Monday it was declaring force majeure on its Mozambique liquefied natural gas project and withdrawing all personnel from the Afungi site.

WATCH | Tokyo Sexwale briefs media on 'looted heritage fund'

ANC veteran and businessman Tokyo Sexwale briefed the media after he made claims about billions of rand being stolen from a 'heritage fund'.

Medicinal cannabis licences: African farmers, cultural groups want legal right to cash in

'Marijuana is a green gold, a gold of the poor,' said Thau-Thau Haramanuba, president of the Rastafari United Front, at a protest march to the Sahpra offices in Pretoria on Thursday.

Expropriation is necessary for the landless, says KZN land claims court potential judge

Regional court magistrate Muzi “MT” Ncube has been recommended by the JSC for appointment to the KwaZulu-Natal bench, for secondment to the land claims court.

EOH ordered to pay back R40m for irregular defence contracts

The JSE-listed company has agreed to pay back the money over a period of three years, with interest.

Ban on cigarettes and alcohol nailed Pick n Pay annual profits

Lockdown bans on the sale of alcohol, cigarettes and other tobacco products resulted in an estimated R4bn in lost sales.

Mr D Food, Netflix and Spotify the biggest winners of lockdown boom

SPONSORED | FNB reveals upsurge in consumer spend on home delivery, video and music streaming subscriptions

Absa CEO Daniel Mminele to step down, bank cites strategy and 'culture transformation non-alignment'

Mminele took over as CEO at Absa in January 2020, steering it through the Covid-19 crisis.

Absa shares fall on news CEO Daniel Mminele in discussions to leave bank

Absa Group CEO Daniel Mminele is in talks with the board on an agreement to leave the bank, the company said on Tuesday, sending its shares down 4%.

Absa mum on future of CEO Daniel Mminele after 'fallout' with board

Banking group Absa seems set to lose its highly regarded CEO Daniel Mminele just 15 months into his tenure.

Request for qualifications and proposals | Bid Window 5 of the REIPPPP

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Innovative duo's hydroponic farming method the best

Ngwako Sekhula and Mokgalakgathe Tladi's quest to end poverty and unemployment through hydroponic farming methods earned them the number one spot in the End Poverty Innovation Challenge (Epic).

Pensioners to benefit from City of Joburg's revised rates policy

If you are 60 years old, live in a property that is less than R2.5m and earn less than R10,000, you are not going to pay for property rates in the City of Johannesburg.

Tips to improve your financial habits through budgeting and saving

SPONSORED | Standard Bank’s Zanele Mbere offers tips to ensure that you become the financial independence goals you're dreaming of

Bus sector unions call off strike, accept 4% wage increases

A potentially crippling strike in the bus sector was averted at the last hour when unions and bus companies agreed on a 4% salary increase.

Digital innovation at the heart of student funding

SPONSORED | Standard Bank works hard to find new ways to help young people finance their education

More than 1-million Nedbank MobiMoney accounts opened

SPONSORED | Anyone with a valid SA ID number can open a Nedbank MobiMoney account on any mobile device in seconds

Zimbabwe seeks new investors for steel company

Zimbabwe's state-controlled iron and steel company ZISCO has invited new investors to help revive operations at the company that has been the target of interest from Indian and Chinese investors in the past.
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