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Fintech has profound impact on financial services in Africa

Tuesday, June 12th, 2018

Fintech has profound impact on financial services in Africa

Finnovation South Africa 2018 explored how major banks and financial institutions in South Africa and across the continent are addressing the digital transformation of financial service and how their own digital innovations are being shaped and accelerated as a result of the gathering momentum of Fintech disruptors. The impact of Blockchain, Digital Wallets, Cryptocurrency, ICOs,

Africa’s Fintech culture transforms foreign exchange trading infrastructure

Tuesday, May 22nd, 2018

Africa’s Fintech culture transforms foreign exchange trading infrastructure

Africa’s fragmented markets and lack of legacy foreign exchange trading infrastructure means that the continent has become a melting pot of fintech activity and innovation. The evolution to electronic foreign currency trading in Africa, whilst slow to...

SARS pays ZAR205 billion for tax refunds

Wednesday, February 28th, 2018

SARS pays ZAR205 billion for tax refunds

The South African Revenue Service (SARS) has paid over ZAR205 billion in refunds across all tax types in the past 10 months. “The amount of ZAR205 billion paid in refunds is more than the total budget allocated...

Ecobank fintech boosts financial inclusion across Africa (Watch Video)

Wednesday, February 14th, 2018

Ecobank fintech boosts financial inclusion across Africa (Watch Video)

Fintech is boosting financial inclusion across Africa. This is according to Ecobank, an independent pan-African banking group currently providing insights at the 2018 Africa Tech Summit, which opened today, 14 February 2018.  Although over 80% of Africans...

Liberty Holdings appoints new Financial Director

Monday, February 12th, 2018

Liberty Holdings appoints new Financial Director

Liberty Holdings shareholders are advised of the appointment of Yuresh Maharaj as the Group Financial Director with immediate effect. Maharaj, a Chartered Accountant (CA) joined Liberty on 1 September 2015 as Group Finance Executive responsible for the...

Miranda Mineral Holdings appoints new Financial Director

Thursday, February 8th, 2018

Miranda Mineral Holdings appoints new Financial Director

Adriaan Moolman Botha CA (SA) has been appointed as the Miranda Mineral Holdings new Financial Director, with effective from 1 March 2018. Botha served as the Financial Director of the Company from 15 May 2009 to 7...

Rand firmer as financial sector weighs on JSE

Friday, February 2nd, 2018

Rand firmer as financial sector weighs on JSE

The South African rand (ZAR) has been increasingly sensitive to domestic politics over the past decade. It fell to its weakest point in December 2015, to 16 to the USD, when President Zuma reshuffled finance ministers. It...

Eskom faces significant financial challenges

Tuesday, January 30th, 2018

Eskom faces significant financial challenges

Phakamani Hadebe, Eskom Group Interim Chief Executive Officer conceded today, 30 January 2018, that the state-owned company was facing significant financial challenges stemming from poor leadership, lack of proper corporate governance and its weak capital structure. “We...

Financial inclusion required to grow South African economy

Friday, January 26th, 2018

Financial inclusion required to grow South African economy

Access to financial services hold the key to unlock economic development and growth in South Africa and emerging markets, says Commissioner Nthabiseng Moleko, University of Stellenbosch Business School (USB)Managerial Economics and Statistics Lecturer. She presented at a business...

Friday, December 22nd, 2017

SA Financial Services Board warns against fraudulent service providers

South Africa’s Financial Services Board (FSB) has warned that four institutions offering services to the public were not authorised. In a statement, the FSB said people should take caution when dealing with MD Fund, which claimed to...

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