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Absa says some sensitive information leaked by employee

Absa says some sensitive information leaked by employee

The bank declined to provide any information on the quantum of the leak as the investigation is ongoing

Brand builder wants to rule e-commerce world

It’s easy to say that Mbusowentandoyenengi Makitla’s name set his destiny on the right path.

What’s best? Huawei AX3 vs the rest

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Mozambique unaware of Exxon, Total talks on LNG resource-sharing deal

Mozambique's National Petroleum Institute said on Friday it had not yet been notified of any intention by ExxonMobil and Total to renegotiate a resource-sharing agreement for their massive LNG projects in the country.

CONSUMERLIVE | SA's Black Friday queues are online in 2020, amid Covid-19 pandemic

This year, many bargain-hungry SA shoppers are logging on to pay for their chosen goods online.

Balwin Properties breaks residential sales record in Sandton

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Kofi Kulcha founder eyes wider footprint

It was Thabiso Mnguni’s quiet mornings with his mother drinking coffee that led to him wanting to own his own brand.

Disney to layoff about 32,000 workers in first half of 2021

Walt Disney Co said on Wednesday it would layoff 32,000 workers, primarily at its theme parks, an increase from the 28,000 it announced in September as the company struggles with limited customers due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Sky is the limit for Solar Mitha Generator inventors

Two South African students have created a solar powered generator that has launched them into the international technology arena.

Europe sets in motion January end to Boeing 737 MAX safety ban

European regulators on Tuesday began the timetable for a return of the Boeing 737 MAX to Europe's skies early next year after an almost two-year flight ban caused by fatal crashes.

The future of logistics is here – are you ready?

SPONSORED | Wits Plus offers contact-based and online short courses in applied logistics and supply chain management

Tomi Rikhotso making his mark in fashion design

Tomi Rikhotso may be shy but his stunning designs always take up centre stage.

Moringa sauce a stroke of business genius for Madzivhandila

While juggling her studies at the University of Limpopo, Fhumulani Madzivhandila has been quietly building a small empire that has taken over Limpopo.

AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine can be 90% effective, results show

AstraZeneca said on Monday its vaccine for the novel coronavirus could be around 90% effective without any serious side effects, the latest drugmaker to unveil positive interim data in a scientific race to curb a global pandemic.

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SA's 'painful' ratings downgrade will raise borrowing costs - Mboweni

Finance ministry said on Saturday the ratings downgrade by Moody's and Fitch will increase the country's borrowing costs and constrain its fiscal framework.

Santam to appeal coronavirus ruling

Santam said on Friday it will appeal against a court ruling that found the country's largest non-life insurer liable to pay a client's claim related to the coronavirus lockdown.

SA Reserve Bank leaves interest rates unchanged

The SA Reserve Bank’s monetary policy committee left the benchmark interest rate unchanged at 3.5% in its last scheduled meeting for the year on Thursday.

BMW moves engine production to Britain as German plants go electric

BMW on Wednesday said it will retool its German factories to build electric cars and components and shift manufacturing of combustion engines to plants in Austria and England as part of a broader shift towards low-emission cars

Pick n Pay launches mobile phone service

Grocery retailer Pick n Pay will start providing mobile phone services to try to grow its value-added and financial services business, seeking to drive down data costs for its customers.

Gamsberg zinc mine shut during search for missing miners, Vedanta says

Eight workers have already been rescued after Tuesday's accident, the unit of Vedanta Ltd said.

Plan to nationalise Reserve Bank sends 'negative signal' - treasury

Ramaphosa has to juggle his pro-business approach with left-leaning elements of the ruling African National Congress (ANC) pushing for radical economic reform.

New records will be set as Western Cape forecasts massive grain crop

The Western Cape is expecting one of the biggest winter grain, barley and canola harvests in recent history, “shattering previous records”, the agriculture MEC Ivan Meyer said on Wednesday.

Twitter launches disappearing 'fleets' worldwide

Twitter Inc said on Tuesday it was globally launching tweets that disappear after 24 hours, similar to the stories feature that is popular on Snapchat and Facebook's photo-sharing app Instagram.

Global luxury goods sales set for largest ever fall in Bain forecast

The expected decline, despite a strong sales recovery in China, is at the lower end of a 20% to 35% range which Bain's closely followed industry forecast had predicted in May.

Student entrepreneurs open up air travel

Two university of Cape Town students aggrieved by the high cost of travelling home for holidays and semester breaks have come up with a groundbreaking business idea that has made travel cheaper and more convenient for students across the country.

SA economy shifting from relief to recovery, says Ramaphosa

With the SA economy showing signs of stability, government will now shift its focus from relief measures to implementing a recovery plan, President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Wednesday night.

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Herbex vetoed by ad watchdog over slimming pills

Broadcasters may no longer air advertisements from the company which owns what it claims to be “South Africa’s number one slimming brand”, Herbex, after a ruling this week by the Advertising Regulatory Board on its Ultraslim product ad.
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