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FNB processed the last batch of its cheques on Friday, ending an era of one of the oldest and most treasured payment methods used by SA banks and financial services institutions globally.
Posted: January 23, 2021, 6:48 am
A 44-year-old former IT manager for mobile network service provider Cell C was arrested by the Hawks in connection with an alleged tender scam amounting to R64m.
Posted: January 22, 2021, 2:26 pm
Ford Motor Co said on Thursday it will recall 3 million vehicles for air bag inflators that could rupture, at a cost of $610m (about R9,143,033,800)
Posted: January 22, 2021, 7:51 am
The Toyota Hilux retained its top overall spot in a year when sales dipped 29.1%
Posted: January 21, 2021, 8:45 am
A depiction of a man who in effect buckles to the pressure of his peers to fit in is disturbing, says the Advertising Regulatory Board - ordering a beer giant to immediately withdraw it.
Posted: January 21, 2021, 8:06 am
Wine, cider and spirits company Distell will soon be able to offer cannabidiol-infused drinks after taking a 20% stake in cannabis wellness business RETHINK, it said on Wednesday.
Posted: January 20, 2021, 8:09 am
The My Station competition runs until April 14 2021
Posted: January 20, 2021, 6:53 am
The amount spent on player transfers in international football fell by 23.4% last year as the impact of the Covid pandemic was felt across the game.
Posted: January 19, 2021, 9:45 am
It has been five years since Soweto-based lawyer Mzuzukile Soni was called to action to create a pro-black business marketplace after he was bothered by a series of racist incidents which plagued South Africa.
Posted: January 18, 2021, 11:35 am
South Africa's glass packaging industry could lose a further 1.5 billion rand ($98 million)  in sales if the latest ban on alcohol sales continues for long, the CEO of glass bottle maker Consol said on Monday.
Posted: January 18, 2021, 11:12 am
Rail equipment company Bombardier Transportation announced that its Gautrain commuter fleet in SA has successfully completed 40m kilometres in service since operations began in 2010.
Posted: January 18, 2021, 7:24 am
All 9.5m South Africans who belong to medical aid schemes will not have to pay a cent for Covid-19 vaccines.
Posted: January 18, 2021, 5:21 am
The Reserve Bank will keep its repo rate at a record low 3.50% at its January 21 meeting, and for the rest of 2021, as the coronavirus pandemic rages and with inflation expected to remain benign, a Reuters poll found on Thursday.
Posted: January 14, 2021, 7:22 am
Sales of the Italian supercars decline just 9% annually after 70-day production shutdown.
Posted: January 14, 2021, 7:22 am
EVs and robo taxis aim to create emission-free zone in Scandinavia’s largest port city
Posted: January 14, 2021, 7:20 am
Elon Musk becomes world's richest person as his electric-car firm races past rivals to become world's most valuable auto company
Posted: January 8, 2021, 9:38 am
Tesla Inc chief and billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk surpassed Inc's top boss Jeff Bezos to become the world's richest man, Bloomberg News reported on Thursday.
Posted: January 7, 2021, 4:03 pm
Despite a 3% interest rate cut, hard-hit consumers aren't flocking to dealerships
Posted: January 7, 2021, 2:45 pm
Mexico's main agricultural lobby on Saturday criticised the government's decision to ban genetically modified corn, while organic growers hailed the move that should protect smaller farmers.
Posted: January 3, 2021, 6:58 am
Insurers generally don’t honour a claim if you were doing anything illegal at the time - so what about if you have an accident between 9pm and 6am, when you shouldn’t be on the road at all, thanks to the latest Disaster Management Act curfew?
Posted: January 1, 2021, 10:17 am
The U.S. decision to impose additional tariffs on French wines and cognac, which come in addition to a first set of tariffs late last year, will cost the sector a total of over 1 billion euros ($1.23 billion), the French wine exporters' federation said on Thursday.
Posted: December 31, 2020, 11:53 am
Drug-store chain Dis-Chem Pharmacies said on Monday it had signed several deals to expand its presence and develop its business, including the acquisition of healthcare group Medicare Health for 282 million rand ($19.13 million).
Posted: December 21, 2020, 7:35 am
Back in the days of tactile photo albums, a kind of cordial custom in many black homes used to welcome a new or long missed visitor. Along with the reception drink served in a special ornamental glass or cup from the “room divider”, came a thick family photo album for the guest’s sprightly perusal.
Posted: December 18, 2020, 2:51 pm
South African insurer Guardrisk will not further challenge a court process that has found it liable to pay clients' rejected coronavirus-related claims, it said late on Thursday.
Posted: December 18, 2020, 9:00 am
The Covid-19 pandemic sounded the death knell for many businesses, but for some entrepreneurs it has been an opportunity to come up with business ideas overnight.
Posted: December 18, 2020, 7:45 am
Before the lockdown earlier this year the online delivery service was generally the preserve of established businesses which run franchises across the country.
Posted: December 18, 2020, 7:16 am
PetroSA has announced that it will likely shed about 500 jobs due to its “precarious” financial position.
Posted: December 16, 2020, 1:16 pm
A group of British Uber drivers took their employer to court in the Netherlands on Wednesday in a bid to get access to data the company collects about them.
Posted: December 16, 2020, 12:46 pm
SPONSORED | Samsung Pay is now also available on the Gautrain
Posted: December 15, 2020, 8:10 am
A 14 billion pound ($18.5 billion) class action against Mastercard for allegedly overcharging more than 46 million people in Britain over a 15-year period was on Friday shown the green light by the UK Supreme Court.
Posted: December 11, 2020, 10:34 am

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