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The coronavirus has cast a spotlight on many social and environmental issues that you may feel strongly need to be addressed.
Posted: July 3, 2020, 2:13 pm
Financials services group Old Mutual has appointed  its former chief operating officer Iain Williamson as the new CEO with immediate effect, the insurer said on Friday.
Posted: July 3, 2020, 1:57 pm
Many policyholders land up in a tug of war with their insurers over rejected claims that are not that funny.
Posted: July 3, 2020, 1:57 pm
Lekau Sehoana is living his dream trying to inspire and empower young people.
Posted: July 3, 2020, 9:31 am
When you enter into a credit agreement, you enjoy important consumer rights, including the right to receive a regular statement of account from your credit provider. 
Posted: July 2, 2020, 2:39 pm
Many insurers offered premium relief for three months from April to June, but if you are still not earning or earning in full, you can still ask for premium relief.
Posted: July 2, 2020, 2:07 pm
A 25-year-old Pretoria warehouse worker allegedly blew through some of the R5.7m in Covid-19 relief funds irregularly paid into his personal bank account by the Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF).
Posted: July 2, 2020, 1:59 pm
The department of basic education has announced that, after careful consideration of all the reports by the council of education ministers, only Grade R, 6 and 11 will return to school on Monday.
Posted: July 2, 2020, 1:29 pm
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Posted: July 2, 2020, 10:11 am
Ireland's former president Mary Robinson will lead a panel to investigate the leader of the African Development Bank (AfDB), accused by whistleblowers of corruption, the bank said.
Posted: July 2, 2020, 8:37 am
ANC secretary-general Ace Magashule said on Wednesday the ruling party's decision to reinstate officials implicated in the looting of VBS Mutual Bank is not showing a middle-finger to the public but rather a matter of justice
Posted: July 1, 2020, 3:27 pm
Virus-related claims from just over 500 small South African firms battling insurers who have rejected them are worth up to 4 billion rand, the firm representing the businesses has calculated.
Posted: July 1, 2020, 1:16 pm
American singer August Alsina had the internet shaken to the core on Wednesday when he claimed to have had an affair with actress Jada Pinkett Smith.
Posted: July 1, 2020, 12:40 pm
Deputy chief justice Raymond Zondo was on Tuesday at pains to understand how no one was held accountable for rampant looting at the Passenger Rail Agency of SA during the Zuma years.
Posted: June 30, 2020, 3:34 pm
Comair’s creditors on Tuesday granted the company's business rescue practitioners an extension to publish their business rescue plan.
Posted: June 30, 2020, 1:52 pm
From doing door-to-door pest control, a Mpumalanga company now disinfects properties and supplies Covid-19 personal protective equipment.
Posted: June 30, 2020, 5:06 am
The struggling Gap brand has inked a deal with the mercurial Kanye West to produce a new line marrying its American clothing classics with the rapper's Yeezy designs.
Posted: June 29, 2020, 2:02 pm
Coty Inc said on Monday it would buy a 20% stake in reality TV star Kim Kardashian West's makeup brand KKW, as the cosmetics maker looks to cash in on the demand for celebrity-owned products.
Posted: June 29, 2020, 1:48 pm
Angolan billionaire businesswoman and former first daughter Isabel dos Santos on Monday said she had been "denied justice" in her corruption trial, after losing an appeal against an asset freeze.
Posted: June 29, 2020, 1:05 pm
Starbucks said Sunday that it will pause its advertising on social media while it studies ways to "stop the spread of hate speech" as part of a growing corporate movement.
Posted: June 29, 2020, 12:59 pm
Co-operative governance and traditional affairs minister Nkosazana-Dlamini Zuma has failed to prove that the ban on the sale of tobacco products was legally necessary.
Posted: June 26, 2020, 1:29 pm
The Restaurant Association of SA hopes to receive communication from government on Friday regarding the reopening of businesses.
Posted: June 26, 2020, 10:24 am
Resigning and cashing in your pension is a very drastic step you should not resort to unless all else fails.
Posted: June 25, 2020, 9:57 am
The Crowd1 scheme is reportedly using the photos of Springbok rugby players and celebrities “to attract even more gullible people to keep the money machine rolling”.
Posted: June 25, 2020, 9:09 am
A Sowetan Money reader is livid that a well known pawn chain is charging him interest after they assured him he will not be charged for the lockdown period.
Posted: June 25, 2020, 8:21 am
If this lockdown has taught us anything, it’s that life is full of uncertainties, some of which can come at a cost.
Posted: June 25, 2020, 7:47 am
The department of public enterprises has urged creditors, employees and other stakeholders of SAA to vote in support of a business rescue plan for the airline.
Posted: June 25, 2020, 5:42 am
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Posted: June 25, 2020, 5:00 am
SA Airlink has lost its court bid to interdict the creditors’ meeting for SAA from proceeding on Thursday.
Posted: June 24, 2020, 3:48 pm
Smangele Sibisi‚ owner of Indalo Nubian Naturals salon‚ has raised more than R16‚000 through a crowd funding campaign. `It's money she hopes to spend rebuilding her business‚ which has partly collapsed in the lockdown.
Posted: June 23, 2020, 12:56 pm
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