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Episode 86: The power of brands in the mass communication landscape

Date: 22 Apr 2014
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Episode 84: Agency focus - Source

Date: 2 Apr 2014
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Episode 82: An African Path to Success & Effective Measure

Date: 24 Feb 2014 | Time: 39:00min
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Santam wants to unwind international division

South Africa's largest short-term insurer‚ Santam‚ said last week it was looking to unwind its Europe-focused international division.

By Phakamisa Ndzamela 23 Apr 2014 10:07

PSG sets aside Curro rights issue funds

Stellenbosch-based PSG Group said it had about R500m available for investments and would use the bulk of the funds to subscribe for a rights issue in its investment Curro‚ a fast-growing company that provides private education.

By Phakamisa Ndzamela 22 Apr 2014 10:16

Managing credit ratings in business

In business, it is essential to manage the factors that could affect one's credit rating, as a key determinant in credit lending is past behaviour.

By Lee Bromfield 16 Apr 2014 11:38

Pick n Pay earnings up 24.4% to 138.5c

Retailer Pick 'n Pay reported an increase in headline earnings per share (HEPS) for the year ended March of 24.4% to 138.51c up from 111.30c for the previously reported 368-day period in 2013.

16 Apr 2014 10:17

Will Telkom's turnaround work?

It seems Telkom's Chief Executive Sipho Maseko has let slip its turnaround strategy but the big question is whether it can work.

By Gugu Lourie 14 Apr 2014 09:40

'Heartbleed' computer bug may rob you

South African internet users are advised to change their passwords on websites, and possibly even those used for their banks or financial institutions, after the discovery of the Heartbleed bug.

By Matthew Savides 14 Apr 2014 08:58

TFG, Standard Bank to sell RCS

BNP Paribas Personal Finance, a subsidiary of BNP Paribas, one of the largest banking groups in the world, has made an offer to the Foschini Group (TFG) and Standard Bank to buy out the TFG cards and financial services business, RCS for R2.65 billion.

11 Apr 2014 12:54

2014 Internet Banking SITEisfaction survey shows improvement in sector

Specialist online marketing research agency, Columinate, recently released its third annual 'Internet Banking SITEisfaction in South Africa' survey.

11 Apr 2014 12:03

Beige posts bigger loss in challenging period

ALT X-listed Beige Holdings reported a larger interim loss for its six months to December‚ amid an "extremely challenging" period for the contract manufacturer of home and personal care products.

By Nick Hedley 11 Apr 2014 05:08

SA's employed likely to retain jobs says Stats SA

South Africa's employed people are most likely to stay in their jobs, according to a report released by Statistics South Africa on Wednesday (9 April).

10 Apr 2014 08:10

No room to hide for unhelpful insurers

The long-term insurance ombudsman office has put R103m back into the hands of consumers who received poor service from their insurance companies last year.

10 Apr 2014 05:14

Consumers warned of email hacking for bank account details

Customers must prevent criminals from hacking into their email accounts to obtain bank account information or issue illicit instructions to their banks‚ the South African Banking Risk Information Centre (Sabric) has warned.

9 Apr 2014 09:38

March tractor sales up 11% in March says Saama

Tractor sales increased 11% to 658 units in March this year, up from 595 units in the comparative period a year ago‚ helped by expectations of a much higher maize crop‚ the South African Agricultural Machinery Association (Saama) said.

7 Apr 2014 09:34

SARS sets sights on Zuma after Nkandla report

The South African Revenue Service (SARS) has said it will look into President Jacob Zuma's tax affairs following renovations to his Nkandla homestead.

4 Apr 2014 10:25

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