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Are you a fintech entrepreneur? Apply for AlphaCode Explore
Are you a fintech entrepreneur? Apply for AlphaCode ExploreArticle

Registration for the AlphaCode Explore programme is now open...

10 Sep 2019

Fintech startups score funding from RMI's AlphaCode
Fintech startups score funding from RMI's AlphaCodeArticle

AlphaCode, Rand Merchant Investment Holdings (RMI)'s incubation, acceleration and investment vehicle has awarded R23 million supplier development loans to three fintech startups...

2 Sep 2019

Test centre opens in SA
Test centre opens in SAArticle

The first South African automotive machinist and engine fitter trade test centre has been registered in Brakpan, Gauteng...

20 Aug 2019

Know the rules about towing
Know the rules about towingArticle

With school holidays here, many drivers will be hitting the roads with trailers, boats and caravans in tow...

18 Jun 2019

An illegal vehicle never becomes legal
An illegal vehicle never becomes legalArticle

No matter how long you keep an illegal vehicle in your possession it never becomes legal...

18 Jun 2019

Get your big break with AlphaCode Incubate
Get your big break with AlphaCode IncubateArticle

Whether you are currently working in a corporate or perhaps you're already a fintech or financial services entrepreneur, AlphaCode Incubate could be the big break you've been waiting for...

15 May 2019

Jakkie Olivier, CEO of the Retail Motor Industry Organisation
Claims for vehicle repairs - tips to ease the processArticle

The claim process for a vehicle repair can feel tedious and stressful at times, but this does not need to be the case, says Jakkie Olivier, CEO of the Retail Motor Industry Organisation (RMI)...

30 Apr 2019

Don't skimp on tyres
Don't skimp on tyresArticle

With tough economic times, consumers are looking for ways to cut back on costs, but cutting back on car maintenance should not be an option...

25 Mar 2019

How is the auto industry responding to eco-sustainability?
How is the auto industry responding to eco-sustainability?Article

The automotive industry has emphatically joined the green movement over the past decade...

8 Mar 2019

Top fintech ideas selected for Explore programme
Top fintech ideas selected for Explore programmeArticle

Explore, launched by The Explore Data Science Academy (EDSA) and Rand Merchant Investments (RMI) fintech division, AlphaCode, has selected 20 candidates' fintech ideas to turn them into viable business models...

8 Mar 2019

BusinessTech Digital Banking Conference a great success
BusinessTech Digital Banking Conference a great successArticle

The 2019 BusinessTech Digital Banking Conference took place on 13 February at The Venue in Melrose Arch, and was a great success with excellent speakers and a packed audience...

Issued by MyBroadband 22 Feb 2019

Why use an accredited vehicle repairer or dealership?
Why use an accredited vehicle repairer or dealership?Article

Are looking for a mechanical workshop, motor body repairer, or even to buy a new car and you don't know where to start?

21 Feb 2019

Want a second-hand car, but short on cash?
Want a second-hand car, but short on cash?Article

You may be considering buying a second-hand car this year. But where to start?

17 Jan 2019

Informal motor businesses get a boost
Informal motor businesses get a boostArticle

Around 60 informal businesses in the motor sector will be exposed to training and mentoring with the aim to become formal, accredited businesses...

17 Jan 2019

How to stop your car from overheating
How to stop your car from overheatingArticle

It's inevitable that many motorists have to deal with a car overheating, but how do you stop it from occurring...

16 Jan 2019

Insured? Who's liable for your car repairs?
Insured? Who's liable for your car repairs?Article

Motor vehicle insurance should be simple and, most importantly, provide the motorist with peace of mind...

19 Dec 2018

Understanding the filters in your vehicle
Understanding the filters in your vehicleArticle

Regular maintenance and repairs will keep your vehicle safe and reliable...

19 Dec 2018

Beware of purchasing expired tyres as new
Beware of purchasing expired tyres as newArticle

Tyres have a five-year warranty expiry date...

29 Oct 2018

Periodic vehicle testing, inspection is vital
Periodic vehicle testing, inspection is vitalArticle

In Transport Month, we reflect that 983 lives were lost in 2017 due to crashes where vehicle factors were to blame, according to the Road Traffic Management Corporation's Road Fatality Report for 2017...

22 Oct 2018

AlphaCode awards R16m to fintech startups
AlphaCode awards R16m to fintech startupsArticle

Rand Merchant Investment Holding (RMI), through AlphaCode, awarded entrepreneurial packages valued at R16m to eight of South Africa's most promising financial services startups...

19 Oct 2018

Search is on for SA's top 20 future fintech entrepreneurs
Search is on for SA's top 20 future fintech entrepreneursArticle

The Explore Data Science Academy (EDSA) and Rand Merchant Investments (RMI) have announced a data science and business skills programme, Explore 10X...

10 Oct 2018

Is the motor industry underinsured?
Is the motor industry underinsured?Article

Ian Labram believes that motor industry is underinsured, while Jakkie Olivier, CEO of RMI believes the challenge lies in members of the motor industry...

2 Oct 2018

Know the critical safety components of your vehicle
Know the critical safety components of your vehicleArticle

Believe it or not, there are many safety critical components that make up your car and the maintenance of these has to be done...

1 Oct 2018

RMI partners with 2018 Gumtree World RX
RMI partners with 2018 Gumtree World RXArticle

The Retail Motor Industry Organisation (RMI) has partnered with Gumtree World RX of South Africa 2018...

25 Sep 2018

10X-e partners with Alphacode
10X-e partners with AlphacodeArticle

South African Scale Up Specialists, 10X-e, will partner with Alphacode to support SA's top fintech's on their path to scale

11 Sep 2018

Tech savvy consumers driving change in the automotive industry
Tech savvy consumers driving change in the automotive industryArticle

In almost every industry, we're seeing the rise of the empowered consumer, and with technology-driven trends like electric vehicles...

5 Sep 2018

Reduce road deaths - check your tyres today
Reduce road deaths - check your tyres todayArticle

There is a direct correlation between the condition of tyres and road deaths...

5 Sep 2018

#WomensMonth: Jeánne Esterhuizen - a woman of steel in the motor industry
#WomensMonth: Jeánne Esterhuizen - a woman of steel in the motor industryArticle

Jeánne Esterhuizen has always had a passion and love for beautiful cars and bikes. In 1994, she opened the doors of Technicolor, a small micro-enterprise in the motor body repair industry...

15 Aug 2018

Payatas dumpsite, Metro Manila, Philippines. Image by Kounos, CC BY-SA 3.0,
Here are the top 10 battles for environmental justice from around the worldArticle

Environmental justice activism is to this age what the workers' movement was for the industrial age...

Julie Snorek 4 Jun 2018

Understanding the lifespan of vehicle parts: car coolant
Understanding the lifespan of vehicle parts: car coolantArticle

Coolant (or antifreeze and summer coolant) protects your engine from freezing and/or over-heating while defending components against corrosion. It also plays a critical role in sustaining overall engine heat balance by removing heat...

9 May 2018

Dewald Ranft
Understanding the lifespan of vehicle parts: brake fluidArticle

So how often should you change your brake fluid? This is a common question workshop mechanics get asked. The braking system of the vehicle remains one of the most overlooked systems in the vehicle and can be one of the most critical too...

Dewald Ranft 11 Mar 2018

2017 news highlights: livestock
2017 news highlights: livestockArticle

Here are several news highlights from the livestock industry in 2017...

29 Dec 2017

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MIWA, Bidvest McCarthy address artisan skills shortageArticle

Through an initiative of Motor Industry Workshop Association (MIWA) and Bidvest McCarthy, 31 companies and 88 apprentices have applied for funding to address the artisan skills shortage in our country in the last year...

11 Dec 2017

Peter Alkema
Strange bedfellows. Banks and start ups need to collaborateArticle

New customer preferences threaten the traditional business models of financial services companies and large banks...

Peter Alkema 13 Nov 2017

Remgro sells its stake in Unilever
Remgro sells its stake in UnileverArticle

Stellenbosch-based investment company Remgro has disposed of the largest unlisted position in its R150bn portfolio...

Marc Hasenfuss 27 Sep 2017

Pieter Niemand
Motor Industry Workshop Association appoints new directorArticle

Pieter Niemand has been appointed to head up the Motor Industry Workshop Association (MIWA)...

26 Jul 2017

Mathieu Coquillon and Raphael Grojnowski Mama Money co-founders.
Aggressive African expansion for fintech startup Mama MoneyArticle

The South African fintech startup, Mama Money, has announced the expansion of its money transfer service into Nigeria, Ghana and Tanzania…

10 Mar 2017

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Thinking about a sustainable retrofit? Here are three things to considerArticle

Sitting at home in the summer heat, your mind may start to wander to that fancy new air conditioner...

Trivess Moore, Andrew Carre, Ralph Horne 16 Jan 2017

From left: Derek Leach (TFS); Ferdi de Vos; Bernard Hellberg (SAGMJ).
Motoring Journalists of the Year winners listArticle

It took 17 judges across 24 categories several weeks of marking to decide that the coveted title of the Toyota Financial Services SAGMJ Motoring Journalist of the Year...

7 Nov 2016

Car parts: non-genuine doesn't mean no good
Car parts: non-genuine doesn't mean no goodArticle

Les McMaster, chairman of the Motor Industry Workshop Association (MIWA), says motorists should educate themselves about car parts as these can end up costing a fortune...

15 Jun 2016

New device enables SMEs and start-ups to process card payments cheaply
New device enables SMEs and start-ups to process card payments cheaplyArticle

A partnership between home-grown fintech-preneurs and one of South Africa's largest discount retailers is set to help small businesses by allowing them to transform their phone into a secure mobile Point of Sale (mPOS) terminal...

11 May 2016

Jannie Durand, CEO of Remgro.
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Remgro increases dividend despite debtArticle

Investment heavyweight Remgro hiked its interim dividend 9.5%, despite seeing its intrinsic net asset value dribble down, and being in the unfamiliar position of carrying a meaningful debt load on its balance sheet...

Marc Hasenfuss 15 Mar 2016

African fintech hub launched in SA
African fintech hub launched in SAArticle

AlphaCode, a collaborative club for next generation financial services entrepreneurs, has launched in Sandton...

26 Jan 2016

TruckX industry survey: the best of the best selected
TruckX industry survey: the best of the best selectedArticle

The results of the 2015 TruckX Industry Survey are in - after canvassing fleet, logistics and trucking industry representatives - and the results...

6 Jul 2015

Consumer Protection Act protects car buyers
Consumer Protection Act protects car buyersArticle

Many consumers are quick to threaten action by the CPA if they feel they've been duped, but the law isn't always on their side...

Jeff Osborne 4 May 2015

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