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Year-end shopping is here: add e-commerce to your small business

Year-end shopping is here: add e-commerce to your small business

SPONSORED | An innovative Standard Bank product offers everything that small businesses need to up their online game

Asian and European countries, alarmed by new Covid-19 variant, tighten curbs

Asian and European countries rushed to tighten restrictions on Friday after a new and possibly vaccine-resistant coronavirus variant was detected in SA, with Singapore and India announcing stricter border controls.

Don’t be caught: the top digital scams in SA since lockdown started

SPONSORED | Many South Africans are now falling victim to digital fraudsters

How to fight end-of-year fatigue and keep your finances intact

SPONSORED | Use online tools to save yourself from spending too much this festive season

Avbob AGM reveals group is well-positioned for further growth

SPONSORED | The Mutual Assurance Society set multiple records in all three of its operating units — insurance, funeral services and manufacturing — during the 2021 financial year

Are you a social entrepreneur? Apply now for the business help you need

SPONSORED | An 18-month Fetola programme helps 50 local entrepreneurs build successful businesses and become job creators in SA

Sipho Pityana removed from Absa board

Sipho Pityana has been removed from the Absa board with immediate effect, the banking group said on Wednesday, due to "dereliction" of his board responsibilities.

Mancosa’s digital shift the next step in providing accessible, quality education

SPONSORED | This higher education institution continues to respond proactively and innovatively to the challenges of our time

Jobs boost in store? Locally made furniture, clothing and jewellery eyed by big retail

Spiralling shipping costs and Covid-19 supply chain disruptions are accelerating a shift by SA retailers to end their heavy reliance on Asia and move to source products locally.

Rand, stocks fall on resurgence of coronavirus cases in Europe

The  rand slumped to its worst ever in a year against the dollar on Friday as contagion effects of the meltdown of Turkish lira on emerging market currencies played alongside concerns of rising coronavirus cases and lockdowns in Europe.

Join a Sowetan Dialogue to learn about BEE share schemes on the JSE

What are these schemes, how do they work and how do you buy shares? Find out on November 30

The difference between blended and online learning

SPONSORED | Students who register for online learning at IIE Rosebank College have access to study material at no additional cost

PODCAST | How to make your retirement savings stretch during tough times

SPONSORED | Listen to part two of the Savings and Investment podcast by Nedbank

WATCH | Applying for funding? Avoid big mistakes most entrepreneurs make

SPONSORED | An entrepreneur and an expert share practical advice on how to secure investors in an episode of Old Mutual's free web series, Nine Yards TV

PODCAST | How to manage your financial portfolio for growth and security

SPONSORED | Listen to part three of the Savings and Investment podcast by Nedbank

Online learning offers limitless opportunities

SPONSORED | Study anytime, anywhere with Mancosa's online certificate courses or online supported programmes

Vodacom to buy 55% stake in Vodafone Egypt for $2.74 bln

Vodacom Group Ltd said on Wednesday it would buy a 55% stake in the Egyptian arm of parent Vodafone Group Plc for $2.74 billion, as it looks at consolidate its presence on the continent and boost profit.

MTN makes takeover approach for Telkom

MTN Group Ltd recently made a takeover approach for Telkom SA SOC in a deal that would have combined SA’s second and third largest telecommunications operators, according to sources familiar with the matter.

Responsible use of personal loans can help advance lives

SPONSORED | Old Mutual Finance will thoroughly check your finances before granting a loan

PODCAST | Saving money every month is the top priority for banked South Africans

SPONSORED | Listen to part one of the Savings and Investment podcast by Nedbank

Work set to start on Botswana coal mine in 2022 despite pressure

Work is due to begin on Botswana's second privately-owned coal mine in the first quarter of next year, the CEO of Maatla Resources told Reuters, despite calls to abandon coal.

Damages of R458,742 awarded to SABS for unlawful use of its trademark

The Gauteng High Court has instructed sanitiser and disinfectant manufacturer Vex Hygiene to stop using the SA Bureau of Standards approved trademark and remove it from all its products and packaging.

Massive fuel price increase to hit poorest hardest

The exorbitant price increase of fuel will mostly affect the poor in SA as prices are expected to increase again in December, experts have warned.

Finding balance: Work, study and live

SPONSORED | Registrations for 2021 at IIE Rosebank College are still open

SA hotel group says its staff are jabbed and ready for the festive season

The Capital Hotels and Apartments, which owns and operates several luxury establishments in SA, says it has achieved its vaccination targets across its group.

Nearly all development banks committed to cutting coal investment, data shows

According to new research from Boston University's Global Development Policy Center, the G20 pledge means that 99% of all development finance institutions are committed to cutting coal investment and raising support for renewables.

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Township business owners in a huff over opportunities

Township entrepreneurs have lashed at Gauteng government for its failure to spread opportunities and regulating the liquor industry.

Sub-Saharan Africa to see mixed economic recovery into 2022

Growth in sub-Saharan Africa's big economies will be mixed into 2022, after a year of recovery from Covid-19 lockdowns, as life slowly returns to normal amid low vaccination rates, a Reuters poll found on Wednesday.
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