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Rich apartment-style living hits the South African north coast

Rich apartment-style living hits the South African north coast

High-cost apartment living is gaining popularity on South Africa’s north coast, with new developments in the Sibaya precinct near Umdloti in KwaZulu Natal drawing keen interest – and prices to match.

Lifestyle - By Staff Writer | 26 May, 2017
More than half of the ANC NEC are now opposed to Zuma: report

More than half of the ANC NEC are now opposed to Zuma: report

As more voices join the chorus calling for president Jacob Zuma to step down, analysis by the Mail & Guardian says that the president may have lost his majority support within the ANC’s National Executive Committee.

Government - By Staff Writer | 26 May, 2017
Big jump in reported digital banking fraud in SA

Big jump in reported digital banking fraud in SA

Columinate has revealed the results of its sixth annual Internet Banking SITEisfaction survey, showing Capitec to be the new king in the digital banking category, ousting FNB.

Banking - By Staff Writer | 26 May, 2017
Zuma says he’s ‘not opposed’ to state capture commission, but…

Zuma says he’s ‘not opposed’ to state capture commission, but…

President Jacob Zuma says he is not opposed to a judicial commission of enquiry into state capture – but he doesn’t want to be ordered to do set one up by the Public Protector.

Government - By Staff Writer | 26 May, 2017
Connecting the dots: how Zuma and the Guptas’ state capture is structured

Connecting the dots: how Zuma and the Guptas’ state capture is structured

A new 63-page document compiled by academics from South African universities has connected the dots between president Jacob Zuma, the Gupta family and their many associates and businesses, showing the exact structure of state capture in South Africa.

Government - By Staff Writer | 26 May, 2017
5 important things happening in South Africa today

5 important things happening in South Africa today

An explosive new report connects the dots between Zuma, the Guptas and the state capture network; there are now 4 investigations into the reappointment of Brain Molefe as Eskom CEO; and Zuma supporters say they are ready to shut down all talk of an early exit for the president at this week’s NEC meeting.

Finance, Government - By Staff Writer | 26 May, 2017
Best and worst banks in South Africa for digital experience

Best and worst banks in South Africa for digital experience

Columinate has revealed the results of its sixth annual Internet Banking SITEisfaction survey, showing Capitec to be the new king in the digital banking category, ousting FNB.

Banking - By Staff Writer | 25 May, 2017
Neotel finally gets a new CEO

Neotel finally gets a new CEO

Liquid Telecom has named Kyle Whitehill as CEO of Neotel.

Telecommunications - By Staff Writer | 25 May, 2017
What will happen if South Africa is hit with more downgrades

What will happen if South Africa is hit with more downgrades

Helen Suzman Foundation provides a summary of the most recent decisions taken by the credit ratings agencies on South Africa’s credit rating following the cabinet reshuffle in March this year.

Business, Columns - By Staff Writer | 25 May, 2017
Zuma’s exit is anything but a sure thing: analysts

Zuma’s exit is anything but a sure thing: analysts

Speculation that president Jacob Zuma could face another challenge at this week’s ANC NEC meeting was enough to spark a rally in the rand – but analysts warn that the hope that the president will be recalled is overstated.

General - By Staff Writer | 25 May, 2017
Petrol price relief expected in June thanks to the stronger rand

Petrol price relief expected in June thanks to the stronger rand

Motorists can expect some relief at the pumps in June due to a decline in the crude oil price, and a resurgent rand.

Energy - By Staff Writer | 25 May, 2017
Resigned or retired – either way Molefe and Eskom are in the wrong

Resigned or retired – either way Molefe and Eskom are in the wrong

Constitutional law expert Pierre de Vos says that all ‘facts’ being presented around the controversial reappointment of Brian Molefe as Eskom CEO points to two possible scenarios – and neither absolve the parties involved.

Government - By Staff Writer | 25 May, 2017
Grim home loan approval rate in SA

Grim home loan approval rate in SA

Shaun Rademeyer, CEO of BetterLife Home Loans, says that the next six months are going to be a critical time for first-time property buyers.

Finance - By Staff Writer | 25 May, 2017
5 important things happening in South Africa today

5 important things happening in South Africa today

ANC insiders insist that talk of Zuma’s removal will happen at the NEC meeting this weekend; Denel says it hasn’t been captured by the Guptas – but MPs want proof; Eskom is investigating claims that documents are being destroyed; and Spur’s CEO hits back at Solidarity for supporting a boycott that impacts its own members.

Business, Finance, Government - By Staff Writer | 25 May, 2017
How much South Africa’s rich have ‘suffered’ since 2011

How much South Africa’s rich have ‘suffered’ since 2011

On average, income per person in South Africa is estimated to have recorded very modest growth of 0.4% in real terms from 2011 to 2016, according to new earnings trend data from Standard Bank.

Banking, Wealth - By Staff Writer | 24 May, 2017
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