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Reserve Bank cuts interest rates by 25 basis points

Reserve Bank cuts interest rates by 25 basis points

The bank cut its GDP forecasts to 0.4% for 2019, from 0.5%, thanks largely to electricity supply constraints

SAA selling nine Airbus planes and 15 spare engines - tender document

SAA has put up for sale nine of its Airbus aircraft, according to a tender document seeking proposals from interested buyers that was seen by Reuters on Thursday.

Carpentry is first love for skilfull Election Lethiba

Election Lethiba dropped out of highschool and later college before he realised he was gifted in the art of carpentry.

Mboweni holding thumbs as Treasury scrapes the barrel to keep SAA flying

SA is scrambling to find extra funding to rescue SAA, which last month entered a form of bankruptcy protection in an effort to save the state-owned company and about 10,000 related jobs.

Make sure your stokvel is covered this year

SPONSORED | Nasasa Financial Services caters to the financial needs of stokvels groups and members

Don't gamble with your and family’s health and wealth

If you gamble as a pastime, you should not to spend over 2% of your discretionary income. Anything more will take you into the dangerous territory of gambling addiction.

Beware of debt administrators that can imprison you with high charges

When you can’t afford to repay all your debts, debt administration may appear to be a good solution, but beware the costs.

Start your financial year off on the right footing

The start of the new year represents a chance to better manage various aspects of our lives, especially our financial wellbeing. Here are three key goals to strive for in 2020.

Debt counsellor barred and fined R1m for abusing consumers

A rouge debt counsellor who reached tens of thousands of debtors in SA through a call centre operation has been fined R1 million for abusing consumers. 

Court rules Old Mutual does not have to reinstate ex-CEO Peter Moyo

The high court ruled on Tuesday that Old Mutual does not have to reinstate its sacked chief executive Peter Moyo, upholding the insurance and banking group's appeal against him with costs.

Mathonsi driving his own success

Dunga produces simulators to teach road skills.

Hiteka Kitchen promotes healthy eating

Company caters for two schools.

Massmart in talks to close some Dion-Wired and Masscash stores, could cut 1,440 jobs

Massmart Holdings could cut up to 1,440 jobs under a plan to close some stores, the retailer said on Monday as it struggles to grow sales in a tough economy.

Revealed: Which vehicles achieved the best resale in 2019

Volkswagen reigns supreme in study of 2018 models that held good value a year after sale

Springboks' World Cup win sparks gold investments

Inspiration from Springbok captain Siya Kolisi and his team lifting the Webb Ellis trophy has translated into an investment opportunity for gold coin devotees who bought nearly a million of Invictus medallions.

Plug pulled on healthcare cover

About half a million South Africans are set to lose their primary health care in the private sector from March next year with few viable alternatives currently in place. 

Here’s how much more you’re paying for fuel than a year ago

The cost of filling a 50-litre petrol tank is R107.50 more than in January 2019, while a tank of diesel costs an extra R75.50

Set goals with deadlines to help stick to your new year’s resolutions

It is good to have the best intentions, but apparently more than 80% of us fail to keep our new year's resolutions, with many failing before the end of January. 

How to free up cash to survive rising prices

Food is now one of the biggest items in most people's budget and indications are you may have to rein in this spend more as your budget will stay under pressure.

From odd jobs to CEO of digital bank

Hailing from the neighbourhood of brightly painted houses in one of Cape Town’s most photographed communities, TymeBank's CEO recalls money lessons as complex as the community he grew up in. 

New tech platform matches students with scholarships

Twenty-five-year-old Vuyo Pakade has created a tech platform that matches students with scholarships, grants and other academic sponsorships to fund their studies.

JSE faces pressure from Middle East conflict

Asian markets slip as Iran fires missiles at US targets in Iraq, but local gold miners may benefit

Uber partners with Hyundai on electric air taxi

Uber Air is ready to take to the skies with small flying cars as early as 2023

Paramedic left temporarily blinded in KZN ambulance robbery

An ambulance assistant was left temporarily blinded after he was sprayed with a liquid during an ambulance robbery in Ntuzuma E section, north of Durban, in the early hours of Monday.

Eskom COO on 'conveyor belt failures' and reports of R1.8bn in bonuses

Eskom COO Jan Oberholzer said on Monday that coal handling facilities at Medupi power station would be modified to avoid future breakdowns that have contributed towards load-shedding.

Dr Richard Maponya stuck to his word not to retire until death - Motsuenyane

"I'm not going to retire until my death." These are the words the late township business pioneer Dr Richard Maponya uttered to long-time friend and fellow entrepreneur Dr Sam Motsuenyane when Maponya launched a poultry farm at the age of 94. "Two weeks ago Richard and I had a meeting, and he didn't show any signs of weakness to raise suspicion that he could pass away," said Motsuenyane.

Beware: South Africans are falling victim to cellphone porting scam

Service providers have been blasted for not having proper security features in place to protect the identities of their clients

'Are you looters or liberators?': minister Thulas Nxesi's tribute to Joe Slovo

SACP members were on Monday adjured to ask themselves if they were liberating the working class or looting

'Fail' isn't a good word, says UP prof ahead of release of 2019 matric results

The word fail should not be used when it comes to matric learners.
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