Beware: cybercriminals are capitalising on Absa's brand refresh
Beware: cybercriminals are capitalising on Absa's brand refresh

In a phishing email sent to South Africans, criminals are trying to capitalise on Absa's brand refresh to scam unsuspecting users.

1 day ago

Cryptocurrency provides informed investors an alternative to weakening economy
Cryptocurrency provides informed investors an alternative to weakening economy

The knock-on effects of poor economic decisions by Government over the past few years are filtering down to the man on the street causing many consumers to remain in a price pinch. The perpetual rising of costs such as fuel as well as the recent VAT hike are crippling certain sectors of the economy and personal economy. This is one of the main reasons many are turning to cryptocurrency as they have the ability to take charge of their own financial future.

Issued by Benchmark International 2 days ago

Reserve Bank Governor, Lesetja Kganyago
Repo rate unchanged at 6.5%

The Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) has unanimously decided to keep the repurchase rate unchanged at 6.5% per annum.

2 days ago

Strong China-SA ties opens up FDI, economic growth and job creation
Strong China-SA ties opens up FDI, economic growth and job creation

Investment is a core facilitator of economic growth. From the developed to the developing world, increases in investments have immediate knock-on effects for GDP growth and socio-economic development.

By Lyndsay van der Berg 2 days ago

Cryptocurrency to power solar projects
Cryptocurrency to power solar projects

With more than one-billion people still living without electricity, which severely inhibits economic development and basic human rights including health, education, safety and security, Sun Exchange has joined forces with Powerhive to utilise the crypto-economy to accelerate global progress towards universal energy access.

2 days ago

RMB invests in Zambian copper mines
RMB invests in Zambian copper mines

Zambia is expected to produce more than one-million tonnes of copper this year, which bodes well for the economy, considering the mineral comprises around 60% of the country's total exports.

By Sandile Mbulawa 3 days ago

Blockchain and property transactions: a more secure, transparent, efficient future?
Blockchain and property transactions: a more secure, transparent, efficient future?

With blockchain technology likely to impact most industries in the world today, Paul Stevens, CEO of Just Property, and Sean Martin, a blockchain entrepreneur with ArkTree and SophiaTX, take a look at the possible implications for the property industry.

3 days ago

Tertius Troost, senior tax consultant, Mazars
How Sars may treat cryptocurrencies

The draft Taxation Laws Amendment Bill (TLAB) contains proposals made by Treasury on the tax treatment of cryptocurrencies.

By Tertius Troost 3 days ago

Ettiene Retief, chairman of the national tax and Sars committee at SAIPA
Getting Sars back on track

The South African Revenue Service (Sars) seems to be pulling all the stops to get back on track and to collect taxes in an efficient and effective way.

17 Jul 2018

Treasury publishes draft tax laws bills
Treasury publishes draft tax laws bills

National Treasury has published the draft Taxation Laws Amendment Bill, (TLAB) and draft Tax Administration Laws Amendment Bill (TALAB) for public comment.

17 Jul 2018

Protection of Investment Act may deter foreign investment
Protection of Investment Act may deter foreign investment

The Protection of Investment Act of 2015, which was activated by a notice published in the Government Gazette, on Friday 13 July, has been criticised nationally and internationally for its approach with respect to a number of aspects. The European Union's Regional Chamber of Commerce and Industry stated that foreigners are hesitant to invest in SA for fear that there will be a lack of protection over their investment.

16 Jul 2018

AfricaCom.
AfricaCom 2018 launches conference, expos

Shaping Africa's future is what the mega-AfricaCom event comprising dozens of different conference tracks and exhibitions aims to do each year. This year, AfricaCom turns 21 and is launching several new features to celebrate.

16 Jul 2018

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Saudi Arabia gives SA energy sector $10bn boost

A $10bn investment pledge into the country's energy sector by Saudi Arabia is set to enhance energy security, create capacity and reduce the cost of energy in South Africa.

16 Jul 2018