Capitec Bank gets international acknowledgement

South Africa’s youngest retail bank, Capitec Bank, has been recognised as the third strongest banking brand in the world for the second time by...

The Show Must Go On: Creative Industries Innovate Their Approach Amidst COVID-19

By Phindile Maduna The influx and proliferation of the global COVID-19 pandemic in South Africa since March 2020, resulted in President Cyril Ramaphosa declaring a...

Consumer help: banking, loans, credit, debt

Got a complaint against your bank? Being ripped off by a loan shark? Protect yourself from unfair practices, find out if your lender is registered, or check up on your credit rating.

Small businesses learn how to get consumers’ attention online

Attention was the new currency, said Linah Maigurira, one of the speakers at the National Small Business Chamber Summit. For brands to get customers,...

Africa’s best brands celebrated

The fourth annual Brand Africa 100 celebrated the best brands on the continent. Among the most admired by consumers were DSTV, Kisua clothing, Samsung and MTN South Africa.

Africa’s biggest brands under the spotlight

Africa's biggest brands will be showcased at the fourth annual Brand Africa 100 in Johannesburg. Not only will they tell the story of what Africans are consuming the most, but they will also unpack what drives the continent's agenda and put a value on its most-loved brands.

Brand South Africa hosts Top 50 Brands in South Africa event

The Top 50 South African brands have been announced by Brand South Africa and Brand Africa Finance. These brands are said to contribute not only to the country's economy, but to the image they portray when doing business internationally.

Small uptick in South Africa’s consumer credit health

There is a small improvement in consumer credit health in South Africa, according to the Consumer Credit Index for the second quarter. But it's not all plain sailing as consumers are still under much strain in the face the stormy economic climate.

South African sisters ride for rhinos

South Africa and Vietnam are the key countries involved in the supply and demand sides of the rhino trade, respectively. And two Cape Town sisters are cycling a grueling 6 000km across Southeast Asia targeting schools and students with a message to stop buying rhino horn.

Increased internet access in South Africa

The number of internet users in South Africa is expected to increase because of more smart devices in the market. The most usage will come from people watching videos on their smartphones, and an estimated 43 billion minutes will be watched online by 2019.