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AllAfrica.com
Africa's Best Foreign Exchange ProviderStandard Bank Group was named the best foreign exchange provider in Africa at t
Africa's Best Foreign Exchange Provider
AllAfrica.com / Posted 20 hours ago
Standard Bank Group was named the best foreign exchange provider in Africa at the recent 2016 Global Finance World's Best Foreign Exchange Providers Awards. This is the fourth year in a row in which Standard Bank, Africa's largest by assets, has won... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Standard Bank Rewards the Brainy StudentsStandard Bank Namibia recently handed over awards to the top performing learner
Standard Bank Rewards the Brainy Students
AllAfrica.com / Posted 20 hours ago
Standard Bank Namibia recently handed over awards to the top performing learners in last year's Grade 10 and 12 examinations. Recognising their excellence performance, Standard Bank Namibia awarded cash prizes worth a total of N$280 000 to 84... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Avoid Becoming a Victim of PhishingStandard Bank Namibia extended another warning to its clients to be diligent in
Avoid Becoming a Victim of Phishing
AllAfrica.com / Posted 20 hours ago
Standard Bank Namibia extended another warning to its clients to be diligent in their awareness of financial crime. "Standard Bank would like to inform all banking clients about the fraudulent scheme, phishing. This type of fraudulent activity has... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Exporters Loose Due to Repo Rate HikeCompanies and individuals who wish to sells goods to international markets will
Exporters Loose Due to Repo Rate Hike
AllAfrica.com / Posted 20 hours ago
Companies and individuals who wish to sells goods to international markets will face financial constraints due to a too strong currency as the South African Reserve Bank hiked the Repo rate, with the aim to induce the South African Rand to become too... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Katuka Runs in the LeadThe Katuka Mentorship programme kicked off last week with an energetic explosio
Katuka Runs in the Lead
AllAfrica.com / Posted 22 hours ago
The Katuka Mentorship programme kicked off last week with an energetic explosion when 28 mentors and mentees attended the first orientation training conducted by Sabine Rügg of Thalestris Training Consultancy. The programme's organiser, Desèré... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Debt and Corruption in TanzaniaOn 30 November 2015, a landmark judgment saw Standard Bank fined US$25.2 millio
Debt and Corruption in Tanzania
AllAfrica.com / Posted 23 hours ago
On 30 November 2015, a landmark judgment saw Standard Bank fined US$25.2 million and ordered to pay the government of Tanzania US$7 million in compensation for allegedly failing to prevent bribery. Nick Branson considers whether this level of... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Sweden Slides Further Into NIRP, Cuts Rates To -0.50%Ever since the BoJ took the plunge into NIRP late last month analysts and comme
Sweden Slides Further Into NIRP, Cuts Rates To -0.50%
Zero Hedge / Posted yesterday
Ever since the BoJ took the plunge into NIRP late last month analysts and commentators alike have begun to express a high degree of skepticism about the wisdom of adopting negative interest rates. Once seen as a kind of peculiar policy experiment... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Standard Bank's Forum to Address Issues in Capital MarketStanbic IBTC Holdings Plc has announced that the seventh Standard Bank West Afr
Standard Bank's Forum to Address Issues in Capital Market
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Stanbic IBTC Holdings Plc has announced that the seventh Standard Bank West Africa Investors' Conference would afford major domestic and global investors as well as fund managers the opportunity to have access to information on the key economic... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Standard Bank Brings Affordable Funeral Cover in MalawiWith monthly deductions ranging from K1, 400 to K 5,065, Standard Bank customer
Standard Bank Brings Affordable Funeral Cover in Malawi
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
With monthly deductions ranging from K1, 400 to K 5,065, Standard Bank customers no longer have to worry about the financial burden that death of a family member brings in the family thanks to tailor-made Funeral Cover Plans the bank is launching... Read more
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Business Wire
South Africa Country Payments Market Profile 2016Though considerably smaller in population (53.6 million in 2015) than other eme
South Africa Country Payments Market Profile 2016
Business Wire / Posted yesterday
Though considerably smaller in population (53.6 million in 2015) than other emerging economies in either the top tier markets (Brazil, Russia, India, and China, or BRIC) or second tier markets (Mexico, Indonesia, Nigeria, and Turkey, or MINT) with... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Kannaland Municipality Needs R12.7 Million to Avoid Eskom CutoffThe Kannaland Municipality is urgently looking for R12.7 million to avoid getti
Kannaland Municipality Needs R12.7 Million to Avoid Eskom Cutoff
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
The Kannaland Municipality is urgently looking for R12.7 million to avoid getting cut off by Eskom later in February. If it does not get the money, residents and businesses in the towns of Ladismith, Calitzdorp, Van Wyksdorp and Zoar, in the Western... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Wobbly Zuma walks tightrope at addressToday Zuma delivers his State of the Nation Address amid planned protests and a
Wobbly Zuma walks tightrope at address
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 2 days ago
Today Zuma delivers his State of the Nation Address amid planned protests and a litany of woes. Captains of industry who this week met Zuma have made it clear a new path is needed urgently. Will Zuma listen to them or stick to the ANC's economic... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Kannaland Municipality needs R12.7m to avoid Eskom cutoff2016-02-10 21:13 (Duncan Alfreds, News24) Cape Town - The Kannaland Municipal
Kannaland Municipality needs R12.7m to avoid Eskom cutoff
News 24 South Africa / Posted 2 days ago
2016-02-10 21:13 (Duncan Alfreds, News24) Cape Town - The Kannaland Municipality is urgently looking for R12.7m to avoid getting cut off by Eskom later in February. If it does not get the... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Kannaland Municipality needs R12.7m to avoid Eskom cutoffIf it does not get the money, residents and businesses in the towns of Ladismit
Kannaland Municipality needs R12.7m to avoid Eskom cutoff
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 2 days ago
If it does not get the money, residents and businesses in the towns of Ladismith, Calitzdorp, Van Wyksdorp and Zoar, in the Western Cape's fruit belt, will we powerless from 26 February, the provincial legislature was told on Wednesday. Ladismith is... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
SBN Recognises Top LearnersWindhoek — Standard Bank Namibia recently handed over awards to top performing
SBN Recognises Top Learners
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Windhoek — Standard Bank Namibia recently handed over awards to top performing learners in last year's Grade 10 and 12 examinations. The bank awarded cash prizes worth N$280 000 to 84 learners and 28 schools countrywide. The awards ceremonym which... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Nyasa Bullets Want Ndawa As Head CoachNyasa Big Bullets have set their sights on former Mighty Be Forward Wanderers t
Nyasa Bullets Want Ndawa As Head Coach
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Nyasa Big Bullets have set their sights on former Mighty Be Forward Wanderers tactician Franco Ndawa as their next head coach. The Super League champions are on the look out for a new coach after Mabvuto Lungu has been stripped of his coaching title... Read more
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iol.co.za
Will Zuma’s errors push SA to fix policy?Johannesburg - South African President Jacob Zuma’s policy missteps at the end
Will Zuma’s errors push SA to fix policy?
iol.co.za / Posted 3 days ago
Johannesburg - South African President Jacob Zuma’s policy missteps at the end of last year may be the catalyst that pushes the government to implement reforms needed to avert a credit rating downgrade to junk, according to Standard Bank. “The... Read more
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iol.co.za
Mood ‘constructive’ as Zuma meets CEOsCape Town - South African President Jacob Zuma sought to repair relations with
Mood ‘constructive’ as Zuma meets CEOs
iol.co.za / Posted 3 days ago
Cape Town - South African President Jacob Zuma sought to repair relations with business leaders, pledging to work more closely with companies that he described as the “backbone” of the economy. Zuma spoke to more than 140 business leaders and... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Zuma must stop government 'scoring own-goals'Zuma and cabinet ministers had talks with more than 140 business leaders in Cap
Zuma must stop government 'scoring own-goals'
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 3 days ago
Zuma and cabinet ministers had talks with more than 140 business leaders in Cape Town intended to find ways of improving investor sentiment towards this country and of stimulating growth in an economy weakened by a fall in metals prices, slowing... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Stocks slide as resources wilt, rand strengthens#RandReport: On currency markets, the rand was trading at 16.0485 to the doll
Stocks slide as resources wilt, rand strengthens
Eye Witness News / Posted 3 days ago
#RandReport: On currency markets, the rand was trading at 16.0485 to the dollar by 1530 GMT. Picture: Christa Eybers/EWN. JOHANNESBURG - South African stocks ended in the red for the second... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Brics Face Brewing External Capitalist Crisis and Growing Internal StrifeBehind the current capitalist crisis lies the tendency to over-accumulate and g
Brics Face Brewing External Capitalist Crisis and Growing Internal Strife
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Behind the current capitalist crisis lies the tendency to over-accumulate and generate gluts. Whereas the BRICS bloc's elites pretend to be offering an alternative, they in fact are trying very hard to make the world system work for their own... Read more
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iol.co.za
Sanca in desperate need of supportDurban - The Durban-based Sanca alcohol and drug centre, which has helped thous
Sanca in desperate need of support
iol.co.za / Posted 3 days ago
Durban - The Durban-based Sanca alcohol and drug centre, which has helped thousands of people fight their addictions for 60 years, is now in a desperate battle for its own survival. “We are in a critical phase. There is no money in the bank,” said a... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Serious Fraud Office boss gets two more years in the job despite Libor case failureMeanwhile, the SFO asked the Government for more “blockbuster funding” last mon
Serious Fraud Office boss gets two more years in the job despite Libor case failure
Daily Telegraph / Posted 3 days ago
Meanwhile, the SFO asked the Government for more “blockbuster funding” last month to tide it over until the end of the financial year. The organisation expects to spend almost £65m this year, almost twice its initial budget, on complex and serious... Read more
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iol.co.za
AB Foods eyes rest of Illovo SugarJohannesburg - South Africa's Illovo Sugar said on Monday it has received a non
AB Foods eyes rest of Illovo Sugar
iol.co.za / Posted 4 days ago
Johannesburg - South Africa's Illovo Sugar said on Monday it has received a non-binding expression of interest from its largest shareholder, Associated British Foods, in buying the rest of the company. AB Foods, which holds a 51.35 percent stake in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
FA Regrets Standard Bank Withdraw of Cup SponsorshipFootball Association of Malawi (FAM) has expressed shock to the announcement by
FA Regrets Standard Bank Withdraw of Cup Sponsorship
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Football Association of Malawi (FAM) has expressed shock to the announcement by Standard Bank about the withdraw if sponsorship for its Knockout cup effective 5th February 2016. FAM president Walter Nyamilandu Manda told Nyasa Times in an interview... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
RVR Raids Its Supplier for New BossThe Rift Valley Railways has appointed a new chief executive officer to drive i
RVR Raids Its Supplier for New Boss
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
The Rift Valley Railways has appointed a new chief executive officer to drive its rail transport investment plan in East Africa. The Kenya-Uganda railway concessionaire tapped principal machine supplier General Electric's general manager in charge... Read more
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Accounting Today
Community Banks Concerned about FASB ChangesA group of community bankers from the Independent Community Bankers of America
Community Banks Concerned about FASB Changes
Accounting Today / Posted 4 days ago
A group of community bankers from the Independent Community Bankers of America met last week with the Financial Accounting Standards Board to discuss their concerns with FASB’s upcoming impairment standard on credit losses. The three community... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Associated British Foods offers to buy SA’s Illovo Sugar Illovo said ABF planned to make a cash offer to all other shareholders but th
Associated British Foods offers to buy SA’s Illovo Sugar
Eye Witness News / Posted 4 days ago
Illovo said ABF planned to make a cash offer to all other shareholders but there was no certainty of a deal. FILE: Illovo's shares were up 9.42 percent at R20.10 by 1429 GMT. Picture:... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Stanbic IBTC Asset Management Supports Less PrivilegedStanbic IBTC Asset Management Limited, a subsidiary of Stanbic IBTC Holdings Pl
Stanbic IBTC Asset Management Supports Less Privileged
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Stanbic IBTC Asset Management Limited, a subsidiary of Stanbic IBTC Holdings Plc, has donated the sum of N250,000 to Thoughtful House Foundation, a non-governmental organisation, to support the education and treatment of children with health... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Wanderers Appoint Jack Chamangwana As Their New Coach to Replace KananjiMighty Be Foward Wanderers have confirmed Jack Chamangwana as their new head co
Wanderers Appoint Jack Chamangwana As Their New Coach to Replace Kananji
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Mighty Be Foward Wanderers have confirmed Jack Chamangwana as their new head coach to replace Elias Kananji who will have to attain the required CAF coaching badge. The new coach has an affinity with the club where he had a glittering carer and also... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Ailing Malawi Economy Forces Standard Bank to Withdraw Knock-Out Cup SponsorshipBy Mphatso Nkhoma -Nyasa Times The Standard Bank of Malawi has withdrawn the s
Ailing Malawi Economy Forces Standard Bank to Withdraw Knock-Out Cup Sponsorship
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
By Mphatso Nkhoma -Nyasa Times The Standard Bank of Malawi has withdrawn the sponsorship of Knock-out sponsorship in which six top Super League automatically qualify for the quarterfinals while two other teams are voted in by the bank's... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Stanbic IBTC Pension's Assets Hit N1 TrillionStanbic IBTC Pension Managers Limited, a Pension Fund Administrator (PFA), has
Stanbic IBTC Pension's Assets Hit N1 Trillion
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Stanbic IBTC Pension Managers Limited, a Pension Fund Administrator (PFA), has recorded over N1trillion worth of assets in 10 years, the Chief Executive of the company, Eric Fajemisin has said. In a statement in Lagos, he said the company has... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Rift Valley Railways Picks Former Ge Executive for CEOoRift Valley Railways has appointed a new chief executive officer to drive its
Rift Valley Railways Picks Former Ge Executive for CEO
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
oRift Valley Railways has appointed a new chief executive officer to drive its rail transport investment plan in East Africa. The Kenya-Uganda railway concessionaire picked on Ex-General Electric general manager in charge of Health Care for East... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Nene mum on future plans after resigning as ANC MPLonmin shareholders to vote on cut-price rescue rights issue 4 nabbed after tw
Nene mum on future plans after resigning as ANC MP
Eye Witness News / Posted 5 days ago
Lonmin shareholders to vote on cut-price rescue rights issue 4 nabbed after two bodies found dumped at Umlazi taxi rank Proteas to make a contribution towards Operation Hydrate Sandf urges the public to assist in catching fraudsters Rescue... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Lonmin shareholders to vote on cut-price rescue rights issue South Africa-focused Lonmin said last month it also planned to raise another
Lonmin shareholders to vote on cut-price rescue rights issue
Eye Witness News / Posted 5 days ago
South Africa-focused Lonmin said last month it also planned to raise another $370 million in loans. FILE: Lonmin shares have tumbled more than 90 percent this year and the firm has... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Some Standard Bank services are down The bank says all services will be up and running by tomorrow morning. FILE:
Some Standard Bank services are down
Eye Witness News / Posted 5 days ago
The bank says all services will be up and running by tomorrow morning. FILE: The bank is using the down time to upgrade and implement system changes. Picture: Standard Bank. Standard Bank,Standard Bank... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Standard Bank’s systems down on Sunday while changes madeThe bank said that as a result customers would be unable to perform certain ban
Standard Bank’s systems down on Sunday while changes made
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 6 days ago
The bank said that as a result customers would be unable to perform certain banking activities between 2am on Sunday morning until 8pm in the evening. It said customers would still be able to use their Standard Bank debit‚ cheque or credit cards to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Go Out There and Be YourselfWith the bigger picture of growing the country's local skills base and driving
Go Out There and Be Yourself
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
With the bigger picture of growing the country's local skills base and driving economic growth, Standard Bank recently awarded full-time bursaries to five high-performance students. The bursaries, which were handed over on the 20th of January this... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Buy a Brick to Improve Peoples LivesThe overall response for the 'Buy a Brick' Project which from both members of t
Buy a Brick to Improve Peoples Lives
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
The overall response for the 'Buy a Brick' Project which from both members of the public and from corporates has been positive, according to Advocate Sigrid Tjijorokisa, Group Company Secretary of Standard Bank. "The Project is for the benefit of... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
Standard Bank system changes will render services unavailable on SundayStandard Bank customers will not be able to make ATM deposits and the instituti
Standard Bank system changes will render services unavailable on Sunday
Daily Dispatch / Posted 8 days ago
Standard Bank customers will not be able to make ATM deposits and the institution’s “banking app‚ internet‚ telephone and cellphone banking” services will be unavailable on Sunday. This‚ it said on Friday‚ will be due to “scheduled system... Read more
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Mail & Guardian
What's On: January 29 to February 4Straight No Chaser, 79 Buitenkant Street, Cape Town. January 29: Richard Broken
What's On: January 29 to February 4
Mail & Guardian / Posted 8 days ago
Straight No Chaser, 79 Buitenkant Street, Cape Town. January 29: Richard Brokensha (Isochronous and Kidofdoom) launches the single Paradise. Doors open 8pm. Tickets are R50. January 30: Drummer Louis Moholo plays free jazz with saxophonist Shabaka... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
FA Malawi Suspends Nyasa BB, 11 Other Clubs Over Licensing SystemFootball Association of Malawi (FAM) has suspended 2015 TNM Super League champi
FA Malawi Suspends Nyasa BB, 11 Other Clubs Over Licensing System
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
Football Association of Malawi (FAM) has suspended 2015 TNM Super League champions Nyasa Big Bullets, Standard Bank Cup 2015 champions Civo United and other teams include Azam Tigers, Kamuzu Barracks , Moyale barracks , Mzuzu University, Blue Eagles... Read more
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iol.co.za
Outsourcing works in favour of UK bankHarare - Standard Chartered has defended its decision to outsource processing a
Outsourcing works in favour of UK bank
iol.co.za / Posted 9 days ago
Harare - Standard Chartered has defended its decision to outsource processing and other services in markets such as Zimbabwe to hubs in India and Kenya, saying it will help the lender to remain financially stable in the face of criticism from bank... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Shutdown As Standard Upgrades Digital Banking ChannelsJohannesburg — STANDARD Bank will on Sunday effect system changes to its digita
Shutdown As Standard Upgrades Digital Banking Channels
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
Johannesburg — STANDARD Bank will on Sunday effect system changes to its digital banking channels, culminating in a shutdown on Sunday. For the better part of the day, customers would not be able to customers to perform certain banking activities... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Gambia Is a Great Hub for Doing Business - Muhammed JahMuhammed Jah, the Chief Executive Officer of Q Group, has said that The Gambia
Gambia Is a Great Hub for Doing Business - Muhammed Jah
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
Muhammed Jah, the Chief Executive Officer of Q Group, has said that The Gambia is a great hub for doing business, and therefore urged young entrepreneurs to be resilient, learn to be patient and stick to their goals for progress. In an interview... Read more
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iafrica.com
Private sector activity still weak - PMIPrivate sector activity in South Africa remained weak at the start of 2016, the
Private sector activity still weak - PMI
iafrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
Private sector activity in South Africa remained weak at the start of 2016, the Standard Bank Purchasing Managers' Index showed. The index edged up to 49.6 in January from 49.1 in December but remained below the 50 mark that seperates expansion from... Read more
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IAfrica South African Business News
Private sector activity still weak - PMIPrivate sector activity in South Africa remained weak at the start of 2016, the
Private sector activity still weak - PMI
IAfrica South African Business News / Posted 9 days ago
Private sector activity in South Africa remained weak at the start of 2016, the Standard Bank Purchasing Managers' Index showed. The index edged up to 49.6 in January from 49.1 in December but remained below the 50 mark that seperates expansion from... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
NHE Wants Out of Urban MinistryEXECUTIVES at the National Housing Enterprise (NHE) -- which is expected to inc
NHE Wants Out of Urban Ministry
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
EXECUTIVES at the National Housing Enterprise (NHE) -- which is expected to incur a N$53 million loss this year -- want to fall under the Ministry of Finance, instead of the urban and rural development ministry. This proposal is included in a... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Government Okay With Bonds AuditDodoma — The government has said it has no problem with the Controller and Audi
Government Okay With Bonds Audit
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
Dodoma — The government has said it has no problem with the Controller and Auditor General (CAG) auditing all loan deals that the government has secured in the form of treasury bonds over the past five years to see if there were elements of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Standard Honoured for Overcoming RisksJohannesburg — STANDARD Bank said it had won the Risk Emerging Markets Dealer o
Standard Honoured for Overcoming Risks
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
Johannesburg — STANDARD Bank said it had won the Risk Emerging Markets Dealer of the Year award for 2016. Officials said this followed a strong performance by its team in challenging market conditions during the period. "There is complexity within... Read more
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