Finance

ROAD TO ELECTIVE CONFERENCE: Aaron Motsoaledi admits strong police presence unsettled ANC Eastern Cape conference delegates

ROAD TO ELECTIVE CONFERENCE: Aaron Motsoaledi admits strong police presence unsettled ANC Eastern Cape conference delegates

Former ANC Eastern Cape treasurer Babalo Madikizela’s lobby group is said to have been behind the decision by senior party members to chuck out police during the closed sessions of the provincial conference held at the East London International Convention Centre over the weekend. This is according to ANC National …

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G7 finance ministers pledge more than $24 bln to Ukraine

G7 finance ministers pledge more than $24 bln to Ukraine

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, U.S. President Joe Biden, German Chancellor Olaf Scholz, Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson, France’s President Emmanuel Macron and Japan’s Prime Minister Fumio Kishidameet pose for a family photo at NATO Headquarters in Brussels, …

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Global Financial Stability Report | April 2022

Global Financial Stability Report | April 2022

Chapter 3: The Rapid Growth of Fintech: Vulnerabilities and Challenges for Financial Stability Fintech can increase efficiency and competition and broaden access to financial services. However, the fast growth of fintech firms into risky business segments—and their inadequate regulation and interconnectedness with the traditional financial system—can have financial stability implications. …

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Five ways we fool ourselves about money

Prioritise

We’re all good at fooling ourselves from time to time, especially when it comes to things that we think we can easily get away with, like skipping a session at the gym (under the guise that we’ll work extra hard the next time) or overspending on that big-ticket item (with …

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OFFSHORE EXPLORATION: Civil society braces for battle after another seismic blasting survey authorised off West Coast

OFFSHORE EXPLORATION: Civil society braces for battle after another seismic blasting survey authorised off West Coast

The Green Connection has lodged an appeal against the authorisation granted to Tosaco Energy by the Department of Mineral Resources and Energy (DMRE) to proceed with seismic blasting in Block 1, from Alexander Bay to Hondeklip Bay off the West Coast. This comes just months after environmental groups and communities …

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Twelve associations sign MoU to develop African auto industry

Twelve automotive associations have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to drive the development of the automotive industry in Africa. The automotive sector, whilst key for the industrialisation of Africa, is often associated with numerous challenges, including market fragmentation; a lack of regulatory alignment between African countries, as well as …

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