Wi-Fi is an Answer for Africa: Across Africa demands are changing, access models are changing and consumers are blurring the lines between corporate
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South African banking in crisis - but you know that already
Banking is in crisis. No, I don’t mean bonus scandals, gambling with other people’s money, rate fixing, product mis-selling and evidence shredding. I mean scandalous disregard of customers, over-charging and take-it-or-leave-it service that only an entrenched cartel could possibly get away with.   For everyday banking scandals like this you…
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SA Businesses unaware of online transactional banking fees

SA Businesses unaware of online transactional banking fees

South African businesses have low awareness levels of the amount they are spending on electronic transactional banking fees each month. This is according to an independent survey commissioned by SureTransact, a mass electronic payment provider, which has recently launched an innovative online platform aimed at helping South African businesses save…
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SA Banks urged to take precautions with clients’ personal information
With the Protection of Personal Information Bill (POPI) expected to be promulgated this year, the focus on protection of consumers’ personal information is becoming increasingly important for the local banking sector which handles and stores thousands of clients’ personal information on a daily basis.
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Reckless lending equals 9.3 million consumers with impaired credit records
The debt industry portal, theDCI recently announced its support for initiatives by the authorities to address a ‘rising flood’ of unsecured debt that threatens to swamp embattled consumers.   Initial steps by Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan and National Treasury are welcome, but further action is required, theDCI lead a recent…
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E-commerce in Africa: Not quite ready for take-off
Lack of bandwidth is not the only factor hampering the development of e-commerce and online business in Africa, says Peter Harvey, founder and MD of PayGate: The continent also needs a much more sophisticated financial infrastructure.   “To make e-commerce happen you need a complex ecosystem for making and processing…
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South Africa’s banking sector remains sound and profitable despite economic uncertainty
The financial results of South Africa’s four major banks for the six months ended 30 June 2012 have remained resilient despite the recent global economic uncertainty, according to a report issued by professional services firm PwC. “Although in most cases not directly, our banks have had to cope with another…
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