Alternative investments firm adds two new directors

South African alternative investments firm, Trustee Board Investments (TBI), has recently announced the addition of 2 company directors, expanding the board to eight seats. The move comes in light of TBI’s recent acquisition of Ora Fund Managers. (more…)

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IMF Staff Completes 2017 Article IV Visit to South Africa

The staff of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) recently completed a visit to SA.  Here’s what they found. (more…)

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Eskom’s nuclear chief: “I don’t know of a secret plan”

There are no secrets and corruption in the nuclear deal is unlikely, Eskom’s Chief Nuclear Officer, David Nicholls told delegates at the Nuclear Power Africa conference that was co-located with the annual African Utility Week conference and expo on Thursday. (more…)

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Leaving funds to a child in your will

It is routine for a parent to leave assets to their children and/or grandchildren. However, unless stipulated clearly in your will, there are several things that can go wrong which will stop your wishes being carried out as you meant them. (more…)

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Ithala ‘ready to become a state bank’

Ithala is ripe and ready to become a state bank, says CEO Peter Ireland. (more…)

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Non-disclosure of information leading cause of non-payment of claims

Most customers do not realise the importance of providing all required information to insurers at the onset of signing up for cover. What they don’t realise is that dishonesty and fraud result in significant costs to the industry which will ultimately be borne by other customers through higher premiums. (more…)

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Identity theft has increased by 200 per cent in six years

Identity theft is a global crime costing economies millions each year. (more…)

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Eskom board chair responds to Brian Molefe allegations

Claims that Eskom CEO Brian Molefe and the power utility’s board chair Dr Ben Ngubane pressurised a minister to help the Guptas take over the Glencore coal mine was dismissed as “preposterous” today. (more…)

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Tech difficulties affecting Retail Savings Bonds receiving attention: NT

National Treasury (NT) would like to assure RSA Retail Savings Bonds investors that technical difficulties that are currently affecting Retail Savings Bonds, including the helpline, queries, emails and website, are urgently receiving attention. (more…)

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How road users become liable for damages by negligent drivers

Many road users are still under the mistaken impression that a driver who has right of way cannot be held liable for the negligent actions of other drivers. (more…)

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