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AllAfrica.com
TNM Launches 'It's Great' Campaign - Touts Malawi As a Great Place to Besignificantly to Malawi's economic growth, according to the International Monet
TNM Launches 'It's Great' Campaign - Touts Malawi As a Great Place to Be
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 hours ago
significantly to Malawi's economic growth, according to the International Monetary Fund (IMF). Analysts such as the Standard Bank Group have tipped mobile telecoms to continue contributing to growth in Africa, albeit at a slower pace due to... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Absa says no to meeting with Gupta-linked ministerand prospective clients in such forms," an Absa spokesman told the Sunday Times
Absa says no to meeting with Gupta-linked minister
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 15 hours ago
and prospective clients in such forms," an Absa spokesman told the Sunday Times. Zwane sent the invitation to Absa, FNB, Standard Bank and Nedbank requesting meetings after the cabinet decision to set up an inter-ministerial committee to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
MEC Reginah Mhaule - Mpumalanga Education 2016/17 Prov Budget Voteand civil society to join us in making this appeal. The department through its
MEC Reginah Mhaule - Mpumalanga Education 2016/17 Prov Budget Vote
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 hours ago
and civil society to join us in making this appeal. The department through its wellness unit and in collaboration with Standard Bank is piloting a financial wellness programme for teachers in ten schools and following the results of that pilot... Read more
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iol.co.za
Duarte canes 'hypocrisy' of banks in Oakbay sagaTV channel ANN7. Oakbay employees have recently, in an open letter, made an im
Duarte canes 'hypocrisy' of banks in Oakbay saga
iol.co.za / Posted 17 hours ago
TV channel ANN7. Oakbay employees have recently, in an open letter, made an impassioned plea to Absa, FNB, Nedbank and Standard Bank to save their jobs by reconsidering their decisions to shut down the company's bank accounts. The decision was... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
'Legal risk', not politics behind decision not to run Oakbay ads – Independent MediaInvestments had wanted to run ads in Pretoria News, Daily News and the Argus as
'Legal risk', not politics behind decision not to run Oakbay ads – Independent Media
News 24 South Africa / Posted yesterday
Investments had wanted to run ads in Pretoria News, Daily News and the Argus as a direct plea to Absa, Nedbank, Standard Bank, and FNB to “save 7500 Oakbay jobs” by restoring its banking services. The banks, accounting firm KPMG, and... Read more
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iol.co.za
Independent Media defends decision not to run Oakbay adsmade by Independent Media. Oakbay said in a statement the adverts were intende
Independent Media defends decision not to run Oakbay ads
iol.co.za / Posted yesterday
made by Independent Media. Oakbay said in a statement the adverts were intended as a “direct plea to ABSA, Nedbank, Standard Bank, and FNB to save 7500 Oakbay jobs by restoring banking services to Oakbay”. Oakbay claimed the decision by... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Standard Bank Visa Platinum Card LaunchedIn a bid to deliver progressive and convenient banking services to high-end cus
Standard Bank Visa Platinum Card Launched
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
In a bid to deliver progressive and convenient banking services to high-end customers, Standard Bank has launched a new-look Visa Platinum Debit Card which offers exclusive lifestyle benefits and increased personalized security. Margaret Kubwalo... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Promoting Public Dialogue On Economic Issues of National Interestthe public on various economic matters, Mally Likukela (ML) tells Ndama Nakasho
Promoting Public Dialogue On Economic Issues of National Interest
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
the public on various economic matters, Mally Likukela (ML) tells Ndama Nakashole (NN) of The Namibian about his role at Standard Bank as manager of economic and market research. What do you do as manager of economic and market research at... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Zitto Wants House to Investigate Bond Scam— Kigoma Urban MP Zitto Kabwe yesterday tabled a motion in Parliament for the f
Zitto Wants House to Investigate Bond Scam
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
— Kigoma Urban MP Zitto Kabwe yesterday tabled a motion in Parliament for the formation of a select committee to probe Standard Bank's controversial $600 million bond to the Tanzania government. Contributing to the President's Office 2016/17... Read more
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Triathlete / Inside Triathlon
Ironman Announces 3 2018 70.3 World Championship Location Finaliststo visit one of the most widely beautiful and historically significant places i
Ironman Announces 3 2018 70.3 World Championship Location Finalists
Triathlete / Inside Triathlon / Posted 3 days ago
to visit one of the most widely beautiful and historically significant places in the world. Currently hosting the Standard Bank Ironman African Championship, the course in Nelson Mandela Bay and the city of Port Elizabeth has athletes... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Ministers to give feedback on Gupta, bank fall outthat have cut ties with the Gupta-owned Oakbay Investments are expected to repo
Ministers to give feedback on Gupta, bank fall out
Eye Witness News / Posted 3 days ago
that have cut ties with the Gupta-owned Oakbay Investments are expected to report back to Cabinet in two weeks. FNB, Absa, Standard Bank and Nedbank have withdrawn services to Oakbay amid allegations of state capture by the politically connected... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Standard Bank Introduces Achiever BankingStandard Bank Namibia unveiled its new Achiever Banking Value Bundle earlier th
Standard Bank Introduces Achiever Banking
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Standard Bank Namibia unveiled its new Achiever Banking Value Bundle earlier this week, in its quest to become the most innovative bank, that introduces meaningful products and services. The Achiever Banking Value Bundle costs N$ 99 per month and is... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Financing Nigeria's Burgeoning Shopping MallsSogunle, expressed the bank's delight to be involved in the landmark project, w
Financing Nigeria's Burgeoning Shopping Malls
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Sogunle, expressed the bank's delight to be involved in the landmark project, which he described as a continuation of the Standard Bank Group's tradition of funding crucial developmental projects in Nigeria and across Africa. "We are committed to... Read more
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iol.co.za
Banks face growing credit risk - S&Pby another 20 basis points into 2017,” S&P said. The nation's largest four ban
Banks face growing credit risk - S&P
iol.co.za / Posted 3 days ago
by another 20 basis points into 2017,” S&P said. The nation's largest four banks all reported higher profits last month, Standard Bank leading the pack with a 27 percent rise in full-year earnings, but warned that the year ahead could be tough,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Zitto Wants Probe Into12 Billion/ - Treasury Bond Deal Briberysay the hefty bribe facilitated the purchase of $600 million (Sh1.2 trillion) t
Zitto Wants Probe Into12 Billion/ - Treasury Bond Deal Bribery
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
say the hefty bribe facilitated the purchase of $600 million (Sh1.2 trillion) treasury bonds in 2013 by the UK-based Standard Bank. Debating the budget estimates for the Ministry of State in the President's Office (Good Governance and Public... Read more
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Eye Witness News
S&P sees SA's banks up against growing credit risksby another 20 basis points into 2017,” S&P said. The nation’s largest four ban
S&P sees SA's banks up against growing credit risks
Eye Witness News / Posted 4 days ago
by another 20 basis points into 2017,” S&P said. The nation’s largest four banks all reported higher profits last month, Standard Bank leading the pack with a 27 percent rise in full-year earnings, but warned that the year ahead could be tough,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Standard Bank Unveils New Value BundleWindhoek — Standard Bank today unveiled its new 'Achiever Banking Value Bundle'
Standard Bank Unveils New Value Bundle
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Windhoek — Standard Bank today unveiled its new 'Achiever Banking Value Bundle'. The bank undertook a journey to revamp its Achiever Account offering iso as to keep abreast of the ever-changing requirements of its customers. At N$99 per month the... Read more
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Mail & Guardian
Reserve Bank to stay out of Gupta sagaitself from the ministerial committee recently appointed by Cabinet to interven
Reserve Bank to stay out of Gupta saga
Mail & Guardian / Posted 4 days ago
itself from the ministerial committee recently appointed by Cabinet to intervene with the country’s major four banks, Standard Bank, Absa, First National Bank or Nedbank, on behalf of the Gupta’s Oakbay Investments. “The South African Reserve... Read more
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iol.co.za
Rand trades flatmuch no-man's land this week. It has been unable to break below 14.15 and as ye
Rand trades flat
iol.co.za / Posted 4 days ago
much no-man's land this week. It has been unable to break below 14.15 and as yet struggled to get above 14.60 either,” Standard Bank trader Warrick Butler said in a note. “In between is just a technical minefield of illiquidity and noise.... Read more
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iol.co.za
Mall of Africa to add to retail oversupplycycle and deliver the completed centres in a downturn, said Marvin Nair, head o
Mall of Africa to add to retail oversupply
iol.co.za / Posted 4 days ago
cycle and deliver the completed centres in a downturn, said Marvin Nair, head of new business in real estate finance at Standard Bank Group in Johannesburg. “There is retail space oversupply in particular in the metropolitan areas because of... Read more
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iol.co.za
New vehicle costs fuel used-car marketvehicles by 2.36 used vehicles for every new vehicle sold, a ratio last seen in
New vehicle costs fuel used-car market
iol.co.za / Posted 4 days ago
vehicles by 2.36 used vehicles for every new vehicle sold, a ratio last seen in December 2009. Nicholas Nkosi, the head of Standard Bank Vehicle and Asset Finance Retail Banking, also confirmed a shift away from new to used vehicles. Nkosi said... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Helios Towers Tanzania Plans Expansionacross the country. The company has announced a 95 million US dollars upsizing
Helios Towers Tanzania Plans Expansion
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
across the country. The company has announced a 95 million US dollars upsizing of its syndicated term loan facility, led by Standard Bank Group, in order to fund the growth. Over the past five years since launching in Tanzania, Helios said the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Standard Bank Partners With Global Fund in MalawiStandard Bank and the Global Fund has launched an expanded partnership which ai
Standard Bank Partners With Global Fund in Malawi
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
Standard Bank and the Global Fund has launched an expanded partnership which aims to provide better financial tools and skills to organisations implementing programs to fight AIDS, tuberculosis and Malaria in Malawi. The launch follows the signing... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Zitto Criticises Magufuli's War Against Corruptionfeels Dr Magufuli should have started with the Tegeta escrow scam and the Treas
Zitto Criticises Magufuli's War Against Corruption
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
feels Dr Magufuli should have started with the Tegeta escrow scam and the Treasury bond scandals involving the UK-based Standard Bank and some officials from ministry of Finance. He said in Treasury bond scandal, which involved about $600... Read more
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iol.co.za
Mall of Africa’s ribbon to be cut this weekcycle and deliver the completed centers in a downturn, said Marvin Nair, head o
Mall of Africa’s ribbon to be cut this week
iol.co.za / Posted 5 days ago
cycle and deliver the completed centers in a downturn, said Marvin Nair, head of new business in real estate finance at Standard Bank Group in Johannesburg. “There is retail space oversupply in particular in the metropolitan areas because of... Read more
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Mail & Guardian
What do the Guptas' employees say?peak caps with ANN7 or Sahara written on them, between 200 and 300 employees he
What do the Guptas' employees say?
Mail & Guardian / Posted 6 days ago
peak caps with ANN7 or Sahara written on them, between 200 and 300 employees headed to Absa, First National Bank and Standard Bank, fearing that the closure of Oakbay Investment accounts would stall their paychecks and put their lives on... Read more
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iafrica.com
Gupta employees march to save jobsComputers, The New Age newspaper and the ANN7 television news channel handed ov
Gupta employees march to save jobs
iafrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
Computers, The New Age newspaper and the ANN7 television news channel handed over a memorandum of demands to FNB, Absa and Standard Bank. They pleaded with the banks to reopen Oakbay's accounts as a failure to do so could see 7500 workers lose... Read more
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IAfrica South African Business News
Oakbay workers beg banks to save jobsorder to save their jobs. The employees made the plea in an open letter to the
Oakbay workers beg banks to save jobs
IAfrica South African Business News / Posted 6 days ago
order to save their jobs. The employees made the plea in an open letter to the chief executives of Barclays Africa, FNB, Standard Bank and Nedbank. Absa and First National Bank have closed down the accounts of the Gupta-owned business while... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Kenyan Banks On High Alert As Ethiopia Relaxes Entry Rulesover the years expressed their desire to join the Ethiopian market. They includ
Kenyan Banks On High Alert As Ethiopia Relaxes Entry Rules
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
over the years expressed their desire to join the Ethiopian market. They include Cooperative Bank of Kenya, KCB Group and Standard Bank Group which trades under the CFC Stanbic brand in Kenya. Joint venture partnerships In October last year KCB... Read more
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iol.co.za
Gupta employees say banks are putting their jobs at riskincluding Sahara Computers, ANN7 and The New Age (TNA) newspaper handed over a
Gupta employees say banks are putting their jobs at risk
iol.co.za / Posted 6 days ago
including Sahara Computers, ANN7 and The New Age (TNA) newspaper handed over a memorandum of demands to FNB, ABSA and Standard Bank, pleading with the institutions to reopen the accounts as failure to do so could lead to 7500 job losses. ANN7... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Oakbay staff call for banks to reopen their accountswe’re here to support our brothers and sisters. And we’re hoping that with this
Oakbay staff call for banks to reopen their accounts
Eye Witness News / Posted 6 days ago
we’re here to support our brothers and sisters. And we’re hoping that with this march we’ve put enough pressure to the banks so that they may reopen our accounts.” They will march to Standard Bank and FNB before dispersing. (Edited by Leeto M Kho... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Helios Towers Tanzania Gets U.S.$95 Million Standard Bank LoanSalaam — Helios Towers Tanzania (HTT) Limited, a subsidiary of Helios Towers Af
Helios Towers Tanzania Gets U.S.$95 Million Standard Bank Loan
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
Salaam — Helios Towers Tanzania (HTT) Limited, a subsidiary of Helios Towers Africa Limited, have borrowed $95 million from Standard Bank Group. The money is for further expansion of HTT's network of telecommunications towers across Tanzania and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Financing Gas Projects - Current Status, Future Directionnetworks, foreign-owned banks operating in Tanzania, for example, Barclays Bank
Financing Gas Projects - Current Status, Future Direction
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
networks, foreign-owned banks operating in Tanzania, for example, Barclays Bank, Citibank, Stanbic Bank (a part of the Standard Bank Group), Standard Chartered Bank, etc. have access to technical expertise and international financial sources... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Oakbay employees march to ask banks to ‘save’ their jobsCentre Act when closing the accounts. A large group of Oakbay Investment emplo
Oakbay employees march to ask banks to ‘save’ their jobs
Eye Witness News / Posted 6 days ago
Centre Act when closing the accounts. A large group of Oakbay Investment employees will march to Absa, FNB and Standard Bank this morning to hand over memorandums. Aphiwe Bukani who works at The New Age, which falls under Oakbay, says... Read more
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TheBull
Commodities markets summarylow, the market already heavily long and physical demand muted, we see little r
Commodities markets summary
TheBull / Posted 7 days ago
low, the market already heavily long and physical demand muted, we see little reason to jump in and buy gold here," ICBC Standard Bank said in a note. Among other precious metals, silver, which touched an 11-month high as it rallied 4.5 per cent... Read more
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The Economic Times
Gold climbs as dollar lends support ahead of Fed meetinglow, the market already heavily long and physical demand muted, we see little r
Gold climbs as dollar lends support ahead of Fed meeting
The Economic Times / Posted 7 days ago
low, the market already heavily long and physical demand muted, we see little reason to jump in and buy gold here," ICBC Standard Bank said in a note. Among other precious metals, silver, which touched an 11-month high as it rallied 4.5 per cent... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Oakbay employees to hand over memorandum to banksbetween the parties. At least one of the four banks - Barclays Africa’s Absa,
Oakbay employees to hand over memorandum to banks
Eye Witness News / Posted 7 days ago
between the parties. At least one of the four banks - Barclays Africa’s Absa, First National Bank, part of FirstRand, Standard Bank and Nedbank - that have ostracised Oakbay Investments has so far rejected attempts to patch up... Read more
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Jersey Evening Post
100th Muratti marked with a special-edition football « Jersey Evening Postunit is based in the Nairobi slums and employs people from the surrounding area
100th Muratti marked with a special-edition football « Jersey Evening Post
Jersey Evening Post / Posted 7 days ago
unit is based in the Nairobi slums and employs people from the surrounding areas. Designed by J2A and sponsored by Standard Bank, the footballs have been hand-stitched in leather and are reminiscent of the high-quality footballs used before... Read more
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iol.co.za
Gold holds declinephysical demand muted we see little reason to jump in and buy gold,” Tom Kendal
Gold holds decline
iol.co.za / Posted 7 days ago
physical demand muted we see little reason to jump in and buy gold,” Tom Kendall, head of precious metals strategy at ICBC Standard Bank, wrote in a note Monday. Holdings in exchange-traded funds backed by gold were little changed at 1 756.9... Read more
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iol.co.za
Pay boost for Standard Bank’s top twoJohannesburg - The combined compensation for Standard Bank’s joint Chief Execut
Pay boost for Standard Bank’s top two
iol.co.za / Posted 7 days ago
Johannesburg - The combined compensation for Standard Bank’s joint Chief Executive Officers - Sim Tshabalala and Ben Kruger - rose 43 percent after full-year profit climbed by a third. Kruger’s total pay was R30.79 million ($2.1 million), including... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Ministers to Engage Banks On Oakbay Matterwho may want to do business in South Africa, explained the Minister. This come
Ministers to Engage Banks On Oakbay Matter
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
who may want to do business in South Africa, explained the Minister. This comes as the country's four major banks Absa, Standard Bank, First National Bank (FNB) and Nedbank earlier this month announced that they were severing ties with Oakbay... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Mining Expo Sets Stage for Dealsto go before the much anticipated 2016 Mining Expo, local financiers are positi
Mining Expo Sets Stage for Deals
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
to go before the much anticipated 2016 Mining Expo, local financiers are positioning themselves for major mining deals. "Standard Bank understands that mining companies require big chunks of financing for their large-scale mining projects," said... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Who Are the New Women of Excellence?Nominations for the 2016 Women of Excellence awards opened last week. Standard
Who Are the New Women of Excellence?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
Nominations for the 2016 Women of Excellence awards opened last week. Standard Bank in collaboration with the Miss Namibia Pageant is searching for excellent women from women-run charity organisations. Nominees are named in one of two categories, the... Read more
10d
iol.co.za
Cosatu welcomes Gupta bank probebig four banks on the closure of accounts belonging to the Gupta family-owned O
Cosatu welcomes Gupta bank probe
iol.co.za / Posted 10 days ago
big four banks on the closure of accounts belonging to the Gupta family-owned Oakbay Investments. Absa, FNB, Nedbank and Standard Bank stopped providing their services to Oakbay following allegations that the Gupta family, co-owners of the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Oakbay Resourceful - Gupta Business Gets a Lifeline, and Cabinet's Helping Handwhen auditing firm KPMG withdrew its services along with the JSE sponsor Sasfin
Oakbay Resourceful - Gupta Business Gets a Lifeline, and Cabinet's Helping Hand
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
when auditing firm KPMG withdrew its services along with the JSE sponsor Sasfin and the country's top banks. FNB, Absa, Standard Bank and Nedbank are all said to have cut ties with Oakbay, citing "association risk", after allegations emerged... Read more
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10d
IAfrica South African Business News
Govt to probe Gupta account closuresas cabinet was concerned that the move would scare off investors. The banks wh
Govt to probe Gupta account closures
IAfrica South African Business News / Posted 10 days ago
as cabinet was concerned that the move would scare off investors. The banks which include Absa, FNB, Nedbank and Standard Bank, severed their ties with Oakbay over potential "reputational risk". The Gupta family has close ties with... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Cabinet Welcomes Home Affairs' eChannel ProjectCenturion; Absa Towers North; Absa Ghandi Square; FNB Lifestyle Centurion; FNB
Cabinet Welcomes Home Affairs' eChannel Project
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
Centurion; Absa Towers North; Absa Ghandi Square; FNB Lifestyle Centurion; FNB Menlyn; FNB Merchant Place; Nedbank Rivonia; Nedbank Roodepoort; Standard Bank Centurion; Standard Bank Killerney Rosebank and Standard Bank Canal Walk in the Western Ca... Read more
10d
AllAfrica.com
Statement On the Cabinet Meeting of 13 April 2016for their Smart ID cards online and avoid long queues. This collaboration with
Statement On the Cabinet Meeting of 13 April 2016
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
for their Smart ID cards online and avoid long queues. This collaboration with four major banks - ABSA, FNB, Nedbank and Standard Bank - to introduce an online application platform for Smart ID cards and passports will enable customers to visit... Read more
10d
Daily Dispatch
Gabi le Roux in town to produce Shoelace’s second albumtheir debut their album People of The South in 2014, Shoelace has received seve
Gabi le Roux in town to produce Shoelace’s second album
Daily Dispatch / Posted 10 days ago
their debut their album People of The South in 2014, Shoelace has received several accolades. The band performed at the Standard Bank Joy of Jazz Festival, the Moshito Music Conference and the National Arts Festival and were invited to perform... Read more
10d
Daily Dispatch
Transnet looks to Africaon the continent have cut down on investments. The rail network in SA accounts
Transnet looks to Africa
Daily Dispatch / Posted 10 days ago
on the continent have cut down on investments. The rail network in SA accounts for about 80% of the entire continent. Standard Bank estimates that Africa would need to invest $50-billion (R710-million) over the next decade to develop 4000km of... Read more
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