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28 April 2017
                       
 
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26 Apr 2017
 
 
Post Office to become fully-fledged bank – CEO
POST OFFICE
Plans are under way to remodel the South African Post Office (SAPO) into a fully-fledged bank, CE Mark Barnes said on Wednesday. “Let me tell you about where you are and what the future is. We...
 
 
05 Apr 2017
 
 
 
Electronic transfers in humanitarian assistance and uptake of financial services
RECOMMENDATION
The Electronic Cash Transfer Learning Action Network (ELAN) undertook case studies on humanitarian electronic transfer (‘e-transfer’) projects in Ethiopia, Zimbabwe and Bangladesh. The projects...
 
 
15 Mar 2017
 
SA: Cyril Ramaphosa: Address by South African Deputy President, at the Global Entrepreneurship Congress 2017, Sandton Convention Centre, Johannesburg (14/03/2017)
Topics
It is a great honour and privilege to address the Global Entrepreneurship Congress 2017, which is taking place for the first time on African soil.
 
 
08 Mar 2017
 
DHA: Malusi Gigaba: Address by Minister of Home Affairs, at the Topco media top 500 companies awards, Johannesburg (07/03/2017)
Topics
“The imperative role business plays in reaching South Africa’s economic and developmental goals”
 
 
28 Feb 2017
 
Financial Product Wrappers: A regulatory home for the wayward BitCoin?
WEBBER WENTZEL
As crucial as BitCoin may be to the growing global financial markets and as much as it may revolutionise concepts relating to payment and economic freedom, its volatile market value, reports of...
 
 
22 Feb 2017
 
DoF: Pravin Gordhan: Address by Finance Minister, during the Budget Speech 2017, Parliament, Cape Town (22/02/2017)
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I have the privilege to present our Government’s budget for the fiscal year 2017/18, and the framework for the next three years.
 
 
20 Feb 2017
 
SA: Jacob Zuma: Address by South African President, on the occasion of the re-launch of the Marabastad Refugee Reception Centre, Marabastad, Pretoria (17/02/2017)
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Thank you for joining our government today on this important occasion of celebrating the upgrading and re-launch of the Marabastad Refugee Reception Centre.
 
 
10 Feb 2017
 
Going beyond the Limits to Growth debate
LOW-CARBON FUTURE
The Limits to Growth (LTG) thesis was developed in the 1970s by a group of experts collectively called the Club of Rome. They used a computer (at that time, they did not have sufficient data or the...
 
 
07 Feb 2017
 
31 Jan 2017
 
DTPS: Minister Siyabonga Cwele on implementation of SA Post Office turnaround plan
STATEMENT
The Minister of Telecommunications and Postal Services, Dr. Siyabonga Cwele says the South African Post Office (SAPO) is turning around and ready to play its part in delivering more services to all...
 
 
19 Jan 2017
 
 
 
Dirty Bankers – How HSBC is Financing Forest Destruction for Palm Oil
RECOMMENDATION
HSBC, headquartered in the UK, is currently one of the largest providers of financial services to the palm oil industry. HSBC has detailed policies on forestry and agricultural commodities...
 
 
17 Jan 2017
 
Norton Rose Fulbright advises W&W Group on the acquisition of treefin AG
NORTON ROSE FULBRIGHT
Global law firm Norton Rose Fulbright has advised German financial services group Wüstenrot & Württembergische AG (W&W) on the acquisition of 75 per cent of the share in Munich-based FinTech...
 
 
15 Jan 2017
 
CC: Latest decisions by the Competition Commission
STATEMENT
1.  Key decisions on Mergers and Acquisitions 1.1 Proposed merger between Vardospan (Pty) Ltd v Habib Overseas Bank Ltd The Commission has approved, without conditions, the intermediate merger...
 
 
13 Jan 2017
 
Blockchain: Innocent Until Proven Guilty
WEBBER WENTZEL
An open letter to the regulator by Dawid de Villiers and Seshree Govender of Webber Wentzel Dear Prospective Blockchain Regulator
 
 
01 Dec 2016
 
South Africa must tackle dominant firms to achieve better wealth distribution
THE CONVERSATION
The focus on “state capture” in South Africa has tended to divert attention from a deeper question. How can the distribution of wealth and control over the economy be changed in material terms?...
 
 
 
                       
 
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