Month: January 2019

My nine years was not a waste- Zuma

Former President Jacob Zuma has hit back at those criticising his legacy, including President Cyril Ramaphosa. In a thinly veiled swipe, Zuma disputes that his nine years in office were a waste. He released a statement on his Twitter account…

Vodacom share price affected by ‘Please Call Me’

Vodacom’s share price declined by more than 7 percent at one stage on the JSE yesterday, after it reported a surprise slowdown in its South African service revenue growth due to weak consumer spend as competition for market share heats…

Vehicle prices increase in South Africa

The index reveals that new vehicles prices showed an annual increase of 2.5 percent during the fourth quarter of 2018, versus 2.4 percent in Q4 2017, while used vehicle inflation slowed to 1.6 percent in the last quarter of 2018,…

Cape Town to host Africa Tech Week

The city of Cape Town, in partnership with the department of science and technology (DST), is set to host the inaugural  W Week which will introduce African small businesses to digital solutions and future business strategies and development. Africa Tech…

Maria Ramos steps down as Absa CEO

After 10 years of service at Absa February will be Maria Ramos’s last month as the CEO of Absa, after 10 years at the helm of the bank, the group announced on Tuesday morning. “She has chosen to retire when…

Vodacom claims MTN invented the ‘Please Call Me’ first

‘Please Call Me’ inventor MTN allegedly created the idea and patented it a month before Makate approached Vodacom with his version. After a convoluted court battle and immense negative publicity, telecommunication giant Vodacom has claimed that MTN invented and patented…

ECG Prophet Bushiri blames Metro Tshwane for the stampede that took place

Bushiri said they didn’t get metro police, disaster management, patrollers, or paramedics – but Sanco asked why the event then went ahead. Inadequate presence of the City of Tshwane’s law enforcement at the Enlightened Christian Gathering (ECG) is to be…

Tenant shouldn’t pay more than 30% of their net income for rent.

Nearly two out of every five tenants in South Africa are deemed to be ‘risky’, says automated rental payment and reconciliation platform, PayProp. On average, 14.2% of South African tenants are classified as minimum-risk according to their credit scores, while…

Fine to paid by SABC and Ster-Kinekor for massive price fixing

Ster-Kinekor, Primedia, and the SABC have admitted to being involved in price fixing and have reached settlement agreements with the Competition Commission. This follows an investigation initiated in November 2011 which found that the media companies colluded through the Media…

Last voting chance by the IEC

Why should I vote? Voting is how you help decide the future of our country – and it is your commitment to our Constitutional values and principles.  You have the power to determine the future of our country! What happens…