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Sanlam rebrands; unveils new promise to Africa
Sanlam rebrands; unveils new promise to AfricaArticle

Yesterday evening Sanlam unveiled its new purpose and brand positioning, what it calls its new promise to Africa...

31 Mar 2021

Sanlam launches TV game show to empower South Africans financially
Sanlam launches TV game show to empower South Africans financiallyArticle

The Sanlam Moola-Money Family Game Show is acreative initiative from Sanlam aimed at using engaging, creative initiatives to help South Africans better manage their finances...

26 Mar 2021

Christine Rodrigues, partner, Bowmans
Insurers brace for fresh wave of regulatory reforms in 2021Article

Non-life insurers will have to stay on their toes throughout 2021. Hard on the heels of the Covid-19 business interruption judgements that caught some insurers off guard in 2020...

9 Mar 2021

CT-based company Sea Monster wins International Content Marketing award
CT-based company Sea Monster wins International Content Marketing awardArticle

The award recognises Sea Monster for the design and implementation of the Livin' it Up financial education mobile game that was designed for Capitec Bank...

9 Dec 2020

Entrepreneurs are crucial to SA's economic recovery
Entrepreneurs are crucial to SA's economic recoveryArticle

According to Bonga Xulu, Johannesburg's regional portfolio manager at TUHF, SMMEs have a crucial role to play in South Africa's economic recovery as the Covid-19 pandemic remains an ongoing concern...

19 Nov 2020

8 years of Iketsetse Zenzele "Wallet Wise": Leaving a brand legacy through radio dramas
8 years of Iketsetse Zenzele "Wallet Wise": Leaving a brand legacy through radio dramasArticle

Radio dramas have long been a powerful tool to captivate audiences through creative storytelling. The format touches on education, information and entertainment in a way that others can only dream of, and as a result it's no surprise that many corporate marketing campaigns still lean on it as part of a broader strategy to reach their target audience...

Justin Keats, Issued by MediaHeads 360 16 Nov 2020

Claire Bisseker named Sanlam Financial Journalist of the Year 2019
Claire Bisseker named Sanlam Financial Journalist of the Year 2019Article

Claire Bisseker of Financial Mail has been named Sanlam Financial Journalist of the Year 2019...

13 Nov 2020

10 semi-finalists announced for Global Edtech Startup Awards (GESA) South Africa
10 semi-finalists announced for Global Edtech Startup Awards (GESA) South AfricaArticle

Following a judging process facilitated by industry leader Snapplify, the UK South Africa Tech Hub, delivering the GESAwards in South Africa have announced the regional shortlist of South African semi-finalists...

Issued by Snapplify 30 Oct 2020

FSCA appointments shortlisting process underway
FSCA appointments shortlisting process underwayArticle

The process of appointing the commissioner and up to four deputy commissioners of the Financial Sector Conduct Authority (FSCA) has commenced, National Treasury says...

29 Sep 2020

Dolana Conco, regional executive, Alexander Forbes.
#WomensMonth: Financial independence equals empowermentArticle

Women bore the brunt of economic hardship during the Covid-19 pandemic, research shows...

Dolana Conco 21 Aug 2020

#WorldEntrepreneursDay: Pezesha, Kenya's digital financial enabler platform and marketplace
#WorldEntrepreneursDay: Pezesha, Kenya's digital financial enabler platform and marketplaceArticle

Every year, 21 August marks World Entrepreneurs' Day. The purpose of this day is to create awareness of entrepreneurs and innovation throughout the world...

Evan-Lee Courie 20 Aug 2020

Kedibone Dikokwe, divisional executive responsible for conduct of Business supervision, FSCA
Unpacking the FSCA's mandate as a conduct regulatorArticle

South Africa is known globally for having an efficiently run, well-regulated and stable financial services industry. And the enterprise tasked with regulating this robust sector, the FSB, was largely successful - which begs the question: why change this regulator to the FSCA in 2018?

Kedibone Dikokwe 2 Jul 2020

#YouthMonth: Acknowledge change, find where the next opportunity lies
#YouthMonth: Acknowledge change, find where the next opportunity liesArticle

Described as a rising young talent at Construction Computer Software (CCS) SA, Bonokuhle Magwaza is an automated QA tester...

Sindy Peters 12 Jun 2020

UJ adds Xero Learn to its syllabus
UJ adds Xero Learn to its syllabusArticle

The University of Johannesburg (UJ) has reportedly become the first tertiary education institution in South Africa to adopt Xero Learn...

8 Jun 2020

#YouthMonth: Time for instilling self-belief and emancipating young minds
#YouthMonth: Time for instilling self-belief and emancipating young mindsArticle

This #YouthMonth, we chat to Nkosinathi Mahlangu to find out more about his work at the Momentum Metropolitan Foundation, how the organisation is advancing youth empowerment in SA...

Sindy Peters 3 Jun 2020

How can companies achieve a lasting impact in the coronavirus crisis?
How can companies achieve a lasting impact in the coronavirus crisis?Article

Over the past few weeks, we have seen big business stepping up to mitigate the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic...

Nick Rockey and Cathy Duff, Issued by Trialogue 26 May 2020

#StartupStory: SmartWage is changing the way people get paid
#StartupStory: SmartWage is changing the way people get paidArticle

SmartWage is a social impact startup focused on financial inclusion in Africa and was started with the vision to eliminate the payday poverty cycle...

Evan-Lee Courie 13 May 2020

John Manyike, head, financial education, Old Mutual
Cooperation is the key to reclaiming our futureArticle

It's near impossible to forecast with any certainty what awaits South Africans beyond the national lockdown. The only certainty at this stage is that things will not be as they were before...

John Manyike 11 May 2020

Myths, memes and Covid-19
Myths, memes and Covid-19Article

The Covid-19 pandemic and its effects are reverberating across the world challenging all of us in varying degrees...

Jules Newton 6 May 2020

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Closing the gender gap in financingArticle

Leaders from multilateral development banks, financial institutions and the private sector called on peers to dispel myths about women being too "high risk" for financing...

29 Nov 2019

Dentsu Aegis - Redstar, winners of the Roger Garlick Awards and Agency of the Year award. Picture from .
#AmasaAwards19: Winners announced!Article

Winners of the 2019 Amasa Awards were announced last night (24 October 2019) at a ceremony that took place at the Houghton Hotel in Johannesburg, celebrating excellence in the media industry...

25 Oct 2019

Surf School of Shine e-learning platform launched
Surf School of Shine e-learning platform launchedArticle

As part of its efforts to help alleviate youth unemployment in South Africa, Surf Washing Powder has launched a free online e-learning platform...

17 Oct 2019

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Amasa Awards announces 2019 finalistsArticle

The Amasa Awards has announced the finalists for the 2019 edition of the awards...

10 Oct 2019

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5 ways women farmers can succeed in agricultureArticle

Samkelisiwe Hadebe, who is heiress to a maize, soybeans and sugar bean farm in Daggakraal, Mpumalanga previously owned by her grandfather, shares her top five tips on how other budding woman farmers can succeed in the agriculture industry...

22 Aug 2019

Funding - a key that opens many doors
Funding - a key that opens many doorsArticle

In South Africa there are many initiatives to support entrepreneurial development from different educational, professional and business angles - and almost always one of the most pressing issues experienced by participants is that of financing...

Jessica Cilliers, Issued by SAICA 12 Jul 2019

John Manyike
Black tax: What to look out forArticle

Wealth creation is elusive when one earner supports many - this is the current dilemma faced by many young black South Africans when it comes to black tax...

11 Jun 2019

OLX launches new campaign tackling effects of economic freedom
OLX launches new campaign tackling effects of economic freedomArticle

In a world where economic freedom is everybody's dream, one family has to navigate itself around things like Model C accents, rice cakes, naughty corners, therapy and most of the things that rich people do...

Issued by DNA Brand Architects 7 May 2019

Andrew Duvenage,managing director, NFB Private Wealth Management.
#BudgetSpeech2019: Dear Mr MinisterArticle

Over the years your predecessors have consistently increased the pressure on high net worth individuals in their annual budgets. Currently the top 2% of earners account for between 25% and 35% of South Africa's total revenue...

Andrew Duvenage 19 Feb 2019

Ahmed Banderker, chief executive of Sanlam Business Development
#BizTrends2019: The rise of insurtechArticle

Emerging market insurtech companies are set to play a major role in the predicted rise of premium growth across the global insurance industry...

2 Jan 2019

How much do distracted employees cost your company?
How much do distracted employees cost your company?Article

New research by Momentum Corporate has revealed that presenteeism - the phenomenon when employees are at work but not productive due to distractions - is costing South African businesses an estimated R89bn per year...

10 Sep 2018

Kathryn Main, founder of Money Savvy Kids and Mainmultimedia.
#WomensMonth: Be brave, be bold, don't let anyone push you aroundArticle

Kathryn Main is a single mom of three boys, former sales manager of Sawubona magazine, and founder of Mainmultimedia and Money Savvy Kids (MSK). She explains why working for herself was not an option but a necessity, her personal financial education journey and why she doesn't want the next generation to go through what she went through...

Leigh Andrews 22 Aug 2018

Mondli Gungubele, deputy finance minister
Financial literacy key to growing economyArticle

The long-term success of financial service providers lies in consumers understanding of the financial products they offer, says Finance Deputy Minister Mondli Gungubele...

3 Aug 2018

Visa partners Ivorian government to bring e-payment solutions
Visa partners Ivorian government to bring e-payment solutionsArticle

The Ivorian government has signed MOU with Visa with an aim to digitise government services and ensure financial services are accessible to more Ivorians...

5 Jul 2018

Lizl Budhram, head of advice at Old Mutual Personal Finance
4 practical ways to help your clients stay on trackArticle

Financial advisers have a critical role to play in tough economic times by guiding their customers through the noise and uncertainty to achieve their financial aspirations...

13 Jun 2018

Twin Peaks: Breaking down the siloes
Twin Peaks: Breaking down the siloesArticle

In South Africa, each institution is required to comply with its own industry-specific legislation, but that is changing with the implementation of Twin Peaks legislation...

25 May 2018

Financial literacy challenge seeks creative education solutions
Financial literacy challenge seeks creative education solutionsArticle

The UWC FinLit Innovation Competition has been launched as a way to develop an inventive financial literacy programme designed by youth, for youth...

5 Apr 2018

BizFin Focus 2018 - Attract more interest
BizFin Focus 2018 - Attract more interestArticle

Find out how to invest in your company's presence on the biggest multi-industry B2B news website in Africa and attract more interest from 328,000 decision-maker audiences across 18 industry sectors...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 25 Jan 2018

Barriers to finance a hindrance for retail SMMEs
Barriers to finance a hindrance for retail SMMEsArticle

Small, medium and micro enterprises (SMMEs) contribute significantly to South Africa's GDP (estimated between 30% and 57%), and provide employment to between 61% and 80% of the country's workforce...

4 Jan 2018

Lesley Ann Morgan, global head of defined contribution and retirement strategies at Schroders UK
#BizTrends2018: Where pension investments are goingArticle

Lesley-Ann Morgan, global head of defined contribution and retirement strategies at Schroders UK, shares insights into post-retirement default strategies and drew parallels between SA's retirement fund industry and elsewhere in the world...

28 Dec 2017

Twin Peaks: Days of silo regulators are over
Twin Peaks: Days of silo regulators are overArticle

The days of silo regulators within the financial services sector are soon ending. Twin Peaks will see the establishment of a dedicated prudential regulatory authority in the South African Reserve Bank (SARB) and a new Financial Sector Conduct Authority (FSCA).

Lesego Mafadza, Derek Vice, Finn Elliot and Nicky 6 Dec 2017

Empowering women to accelerate transformation, growth of tourism industry
Empowering women to accelerate transformation, growth of tourism industryArticle

"Women have an important role to play in transforming the industry and growing tourism. The empowerment of women, especially at decision making and executive levels, needs to be accelerated..."

1 Dec 2017

#EntrepreneurMonth: Ability is not defined by age
#EntrepreneurMonth: Ability is not defined by ageArticle

Kershen Pillay does not believe in luck. "I believe in working hard consistently and always staying focused on sharpening my skill. As an entrepreneur you have to be open to listening, learning and constantly developing yourself..."

Shan Radcliffe 29 Nov 2017

Local retailers pin hopes on Black Friday sales
Local retailers pin hopes on Black Friday salesArticle

Despite a dire political and economic environment, retailers are upbeat about Black Friday sales and Christmas spending...

Michelle Gumede 21 Nov 2017

If all banks closed today, would South Africans miss them?
If all banks closed today, would South Africans miss them?Article

Findings about the South African market from WE's inaugural Brands in Motion research shows consumers don't care as much about fancy banking app features as they do about their values and how banks align with these...

Sarah Gooding-Kobus 26 Oct 2017

Neil Palmer (CIAT) via
Can index insurance make African farmers climate-resilient?Article

Index insurance is being promoted as a solution to protect climate affected smallholder farmers in Africa. This type of microinsurance is slowly gaining ground as a way of compensating farmers for...

Wambi Michael 25 Oct 2017

Free financial literacy portal shares learnings and lessons
Free financial literacy portal shares learnings and lessonsArticle

The Trialogue Knowledge Hub offers free examples of best-practice projects, case studies, research and much more so that companies can start or improve their own projects and programmes...

Issued by Trialogue 20 Oct 2017

#Loeries2017: All the Live Events, Activations, Sponsorships, PR and Media Communication finalists!
#Loeries2017: All the Live Events, Activations, Sponsorships, PR and Media Communication finalists!Article

Finalists have been announced in the Loeries' Live Events, Activations, Sponsorships, PR and Media Communication categories...

15 Aug 2017

Capitec joins BASA in youth outreach on financial education
Capitec joins BASA in youth outreach on financial educationArticle

The Banking Association of South Africa (BASA), through its StarSaver initiative, challenges member banks to take financial education to South Africa's Grade 7-9 learners to provide sound financial foundations...

10 Aug 2017

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