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South Africa’s best and worst insurance companies

South Africa’s best and worst insurance companies

The office of the Ombudsman for Long-term Insurance has published a list of the best an worst insurance companies in relation to the number of complaints they received and cases resolved.

Business - By Staff Writer | 25 May, 2016
These are the biggest companies in South Africa in 2016

These are the biggest companies in South Africa in 2016

Forbes has released its annual Global 2000 list, ranking the biggest companies across the world – including those from South Africa.

Business, Finance, Wealth - By Staff Writer | 25 May, 2016
Zuma corruption appeal has slim chance of success: former NPA head

Zuma corruption appeal has slim chance of success: former NPA head

Former head of the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) Vusi Pikoli believes the chances of success in the NPA’s decision to appeal a court ruling on President Jacob Zuma’s corruption charges are slim

Government - By News24Wire | 25 May, 2016
SARB warning on MMM and other dodgy schemes

SARB warning on MMM and other dodgy schemes

The South African Reserve Bank has warned South Africans to steer clear of any financial schemes that are operating without regulatory oversight, saying money can be lost with little to no hope of it ever being recovered.

Banking - By Staff Writer | 25 May, 2016
Mining minister denies Gupta links

Mining minister denies Gupta links

Minister of Mineral Resources Mosebenzi Zwane has once again denied travelling with the Guptas on their trip to Switzerland in January to persuade Glencore to sell Optimum coal mine to their companies Oakbay and Tegeta.

Business - By News24Wire | 25 May, 2016
Get ready for Starbucks drive-throughs in South Africa

Get ready for Starbucks drive-throughs in South Africa

Starbucks SA brand owner, Taste Holdings, is basking in the warm response the coffee chain has had since its local launch in April – and has detailed its plans for the franchise moving forward.

Business, Lifestyle - By Staff Writer | 25 May, 2016
This is the most complained-about insurance sector in South Africa

This is the most complained-about insurance sector in South Africa

The office of the Ombudsman for Long-term Insurance says it recovered R184.4 million in the form of lump sums for consumers from long-term insurance companies during 2015.

Business - By Staff Writer | 25 May, 2016
South Africans are some of the hardest workers in the world

South Africans are some of the hardest workers in the world

Statistics from the OECD shows the total number of hours worked in year across the world – and how South Africa compares.

Business - By Staff Writer | 25 May, 2016
MTN to name new CEO in June

MTN to name new CEO in June

MTN Executive Chairman, Phuthuma Nhleko is expected to step down as acting CEO by the end of June 2016 “at the latest”, the group said on Wednesday.

Mobile - By Staff Writer | 25 May, 2016
5 things you need to know before trading opens today

5 things you need to know before trading opens today

Here’s what is happening in and affecting South Africa’s markets today (25 May 2016)

Business, Finance - By Staff Writer | 25 May, 2016
South African road deaths vs the world

South African road deaths vs the world

According to the latest WHO estimates, around 1.25 million people died from road traffic injuries in 2013, with another 20–50 million people sustaining non-fatal injuries as a result of road traffic collisions or crashes.

General - By Staff Writer | 24 May, 2016
SA junk status: “Expect the worst”

SA junk status: “Expect the worst”

Standard Bank’s chief economist says South Africans should expect the worst, as ratings agencies S&P and Fitch complete their meetings in the country ahead of a rating verdict next month.

General - By Staff Writer | 24 May, 2016
3 big reasons why the Zuma corruption appeal should fail

3 big reasons why the Zuma corruption appeal should fail

Constitutional law expert, Pierre de Vos says that the NPA’s appeal against the High Court ruling suggesting that President Jacob Zuma should face charges of corruption is a “long shot”.

Government - By Staff Writer | 24 May, 2016
This is the best business school in South Africa – and it’s not UCT

This is the best business school in South Africa – and it’s not UCT

The Financial Times has released its Executive Education rankings for 2016, listing the best business schools and open and customised business courses across the globe.

General - By Staff Writer | 24 May, 2016
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