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Growing wealth and dreams with BEE share ownership schemes

Growing wealth and dreams with BEE share ownership schemes

SPONSORED | Sowetan Dialogue discussion hears that schemes available on JSE should be regarded as long-term investments

Playing the long game: Samsung is powering transformation in SA

SPONSORED | Here's how the tech company’s efforts are generating jobs, uplifting entrepreneurs and turning learners into graduates

MTN imposes mandatory Covid-19 vaccination, warns staff who refuse jab

Company warns staff who are not exempt but still refuse vaccination that MTN "will not be obliged to continue the employment contract".

Cape Town protest adds fuel to the Shell seismic survey furore

More than 100 people banged pots and brandished placards in front of a Shell garage in Cape Town on Saturday in protest against the company’s intentions to conduct a seismic survey off the Wild Coast.

Fake car auctions and disappearing data: Wendy Knowler’s 'watch-outs of the week'

In this weekly segment of bite-sized chunks of useful information, consumer journalist Wendy Knowler summarises news you can use.

Shell wins court case to start seismic surveys offshore SA

A SA high court on Friday struck down an urgent application brought by environmentalists to stop oil major Royal Dutch Shell starting seismic surveys to explore for petroleum systems off the eastern seaboard's popular Wild Coast

Shell wins court battle over Wild Coast seismic blasting survey

Shell is, for now, free to proceed with its seismic survey of the ocean off the ecologically sensitive Wild Coast after four environmental and human rights organisations today lost their legal bid to interdict it from doing so.

Mango’s business rescue plan gets cleared for take-off

Mango’s business rescue plan has been given the green light by its creditors, opening the way for it to start negotiating with a potential strategic investor to help relaunch the low-cost carrier’s operations.

Ex-Google scientist Gebru opens AI institute year after tumultuous exit

Gebru has hired a fellow based in South Africa and expects to add other researchers next year. They will publish studies and educate activists and lawmakers globally.

Twitter removes more than 3,000 accounts related to state-linked information operations

Twitter Inc said on Thursday it has removed more than 3,000 accounts which were operating as foreign state-linked information operations.

MTN Nigeria shares shed 10% after IPO pricing

Shares of Nigeria's second-biggest listed company, MTN Nigeria, fell 10% on Wednesday to a five-week low after it set a retail public offer price that was lower than its share price on the stock market.

Facebook could be sued by consumer groups, EU court adviser says

Facebook could be sued by consumer groups for privacy violations, an adviser to Europe's top court said on Thursday, in a German online gaming case that could pave the way for similar action across the EU.

Keep the power on: Battery energy storage systems are a valuable investment

SPONSORED | Solar power and battery energy storage systems are great options for your business’s future energy mix, says Absa

Let your money do the hard work despite the pandemic, says Standard Bank

SPONSORED | Two Standard Bank investment accounts can help SA households save in these distressing times

How to ensure your festive fun doesn't outlast your finances

SPONSORED | Managing your money well during the holidays can give you a financial head-start to the New Year, says FNB. Follow these tips

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.

WATCH | Sowetan Dialogue on 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
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