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Financial justice for South Africans

Investigations by the National Credit Regulator (NCR) of South Africa have begun to turn the wheels of justice in citizens’ favour. A handful of large retail organisations were identified for charging club fees, in contravention of the National Credit Act. While findings are being appealed,

Determination & faith: a winning combination

Tshepo Nkakala has a secret weapon: faith. His belief in his own ability to learn and grow has seen him build his very own printing business, despite a lack of employment opportunities around him. Now, with the Democratic Alliance as one of his biggest clients,

Capitec Bank, The Good News Company

Capitec named best bank in the world

For the second consecutive year, South Africa’s Capitec Bank has been ranked as the best bank in the world by Lafferty Group’s Global Bank Quality Benchmark. The UK-based international banking advisory group, Lafferty, combines financial and non-financial methods to produce annual reports. The resulting data

Fancy a business boost in Berlin?

That’s right! Lionesses of Africa has been working hard to promote South African businesswomen in Berlin, Germany. The result of the team’s incredible efforts now include offers for South Africa’s most hungry lionesses to enter their ‘tech-preneurial’ ventures into a sensational contest! In an official

Durban business expo a success

Having attracted some of South Africa’s most influential companies to exhibit on the day, the Durban edition of My Business Expo connected aspiring entrepreneurs with each other on Thursday 22 June 2017. Months of consistent planning, marketing efforts and a well-organised logistics set-up meant the

Solar Lantern, The Good News Company

Panasonic lights up SA

Electronics company, Panasonic, has taken the initiative to provide solar-powered lanterns to communities in need. In South Africa, a number of our outlying communities have benefited as recipients which propelled us to investigate and share the details and good news. At the time of writing

Over R100k in relief for Knysna fire victims

Throughout the world South Africans have developed a reputation for having the greatest level of compassion for others. This was proved true once again as local retailer Pick n Pay (PnP) set up a nationwide initiative to donate food items, blankets and clothing to the

Durban to feature in specialised Monopoly board

Having gone through multiple revisions, today’s South African Monopoly board continues to entertain families with its featured national landmarks however Durbanites are in for a treat! The original fast-dealing property trading game has confirmed that a specialised new game board will be released, featuring iconic streets

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Internship opportunity at NSFAS

The South African National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) produced an official statement on 31 May 2017, announcing vacancies for graduate interns. The programme seeks to address a shortage of substantial job opportunities for graduates in and around Cape Town, Western Cape. Setting the tone

SA Twitter trends #JobAdviceSA #30SecCV

With the chaos running rampant on South African Twitter feeds, it sure felt great to see #JobAdviceSA trending on the evening on Monday 29 May. In a marvelous digital display of the fighting South African spirit, organisations and individuals took to their social media platforms