Standard Bank’s ecosystem banking bets on SA entrepreneurs

When it comes to start-ups, few have grown as fast as Advannotech.

June 29, 2022
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industry news

From Novelty to Normality: How smart will tomorrow’s homes be?

Smart homes are no longer a thing of the future, but a reality of the present – and soon they will be even smarter.

June 29, 2022
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industry news

Government launches its own R18 billion district in South Africa

Public Works and Infrastructure minister Patricia de Lille will launch the R18 billion Salvokop government district in South Africa in Tshwane on Thursday (29 June), the first development of its ki...

June 29, 2022
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government

Air New Zealand to launch economy bunk beds on long-haul flights

Air New Zealand has announced the world’s first sleeping pods for economy – aimed at travellers that plan to get some sleep and comfort on long flights.

June 29, 2022
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lifestyle

Eskom extends load shedding for the rest of the week – here is the new schedule

Eskom has confirmed that stage 6 load shedding will be implemented from 16h00 until 22h00 on Wednesday evening, with power outages set to continue for the rest of the week.

June 29, 2022
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trending

Restaurant group Tashas is adding new locations in South Africa, Dubai and London

Boutique café group Tashas, has announced plans to significantly expand its operations in Dubai and launch in the UK.

June 29, 2022
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trending

The average take-home pay in South Africa right now

Take-home pay in South Africa fell by 6.7% in May 2022, new data from BankservAfrica shows.

June 29, 2022
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banking

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Rand and rating firms on notice as Eskom load shedding intensifies and further wage strikes loom

Eskom has again taken centre stage at a time when South Africa can ill afford blackouts at increasing regularity, and for longer periods of the day – while strike action is also unwelcome amid grow...

June 29, 2022
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energy

What to expect from South Africa’s interest rate hike in July: governor

The South African Reserve Bank Governor Lesetja Kganyago outlined the central banks plans for interest rates for the coming month.

June 29, 2022
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government

The businesses hit hardest by liquidations in South Africa right now

New data from Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) shows that the total number of liquidations decreased by 1.6% in May 2022 compared with the same period a year ago.

June 29, 2022
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business opinion

Cape Town is testing a new ID system for townships – what you should know

The City of Cape Town has announced a new pilot programme which will see the city’s townships marked and numbered with a unique QR code and paint markers to enhance data capturing and planning

June 29, 2022
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technology

Big price hikes hitting South Africa this week

South African consumers are set to face a series of price hikes in July, including electricity and fuel price increases.

June 29, 2022
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finance

Consumer confidence in South Africa drops to historic lows: index

Despite the lifting of almost all Covid restrictions and improved business sentiment, the FNB/BER Consumer Confidence Index (CCI) plunged to -25 in the second quarter of 2022, having already slippe...

June 29, 2022
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banking

SARS is making small but important tax changes – what you should know

Although the South African Revenue Service (SARS) has issued several press statements around tax filing season starting on 1 July 2022, it has taken a few proactive steps that mean the filing windo...

June 29, 2022
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trending

Going private is the way to end stage 6 load shedding in South Africa: business group

Business Unity SA (Busa) says that South Africa’s move to stage 6 load shedding will have a significant impact on all parts of the economy, but is ultimately unsurprising given the continued deteri...

June 29, 2022
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business opinion

South Africa’s biggest city is facing its own load shedding problem – and it can’t cope anymore

Johannesburg power utility City Power warns that stage 4 load shedding is placing too much strain on its resources, leading to prolonged breakdowns and outages.

June 29, 2022
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energy

A step-by-step guide on how to get off Eskom’s grid – including the cost

Many people are looking for backup power solutions for their homes and businesses to see them through unpredictable and productivity-killing Eskom load shedding and are also fed up with the rocketi...

June 29, 2022
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business opinion

5 important things happening in South Africa today

South Africa faces possible ratings downgrade due to stage 6 load shedding; the strikes at the power utility are also expected to lead to further unrest; South Africa is still grappling with mandat...

June 29, 2022
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government