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FNB DELIVERS SOLID INTERIM RESULTS IN A TOUGH MARKET

FNB DELIVERS SOLID INTERIM RESULTS IN A TOUGH MARKET

Johannesburg, 10 March 2020 – Against the backdrop of an increasingly tough economic climate, FNB has once again delivered solid interim results for the six months to 31 December 2019. FNB key insights: Profit Before Tax (PBT) up 5% to R13.2bn Advances grew 8% Deposits up 10% NIR held up well growing 7% FNB CEO, Jacques […]

Grindrod Bank appoints new board members

Grindrod Bank appoints new board members

Grindrod Bank is pleased to announce the appointment of new board members to the organisation, effective 1 March 2020. The Grindrod Bank Limited Board of Directors  will now comprise of the following: Amanda Dambuza – Chairperson David Polkinghorne – Chief Executive Officer Rakesh Garach – Chief Financial Officer Julian Beare – Non-Executive Director Sherry Barrett […]

Irene Charnley receives a prestigious Pioneer Award from Forbes Women Africa

Irene Charnley receives a prestigious Pioneer Award from Forbes Women Africa

 Ms Irene Charnley, Founder of Smile Telecoms, last night received the Forbes Woman Africa Pioneer Award during the Forbes Women Africa Awards function hosted in Durban International Convention Centre. The Board of the International Women’s Forum South Africa (IWFSA) extends its warmest congratulations to its President, Ms Irene Charnley for receiving the prestigious Forbes Woman […]

PSL ISSUES STATEMENT ON COVID-19 OUTBREAK PRECAUTIONARY MEASURES

PSL ISSUES STATEMENT ON COVID-19 OUTBREAK PRECAUTIONARY MEASURES

As the League, it is pertinent that we advise our Clubs’ management, players, technical staff, match officials, match commissioners, sponsors, PSL staff and other stakeholders the importance of the recent COVID-19 outbreak. This advice is to be wary of controllable risks factors. With several teams in the Absa Premiership and GladAfrica Championship, including playing within […]

Funeral policyholders can now switch policies with no new waiting periods imposed, says FNB

Funeral policyholders can now switch policies with no new waiting periods imposed, says FNB

PPR2.A insurance legislative change brought into effect 02 March 2020 – Claims rejected for death occurring during waiting periods is one of the leading causes of complaints to the office of the Ombudsman for long-term insurance. Generally funeral policies have a 6-month waiting period before a customer can claim. If  a customer chooses to change their insurer, […]

AFRICA’S PREMIER SOCIAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE IS BACK

AFRICA’S PREMIER SOCIAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE IS BACK

Lagos, Nigeria – Having launched as Castle Africa 5s in 2018, Africa’s Premier Social Football League makes an impactful return for the third successive year. Since the launch of this unique social league, the continental five-a-side football showpiece has extended its reach in an effort to cultivate friendship bonds beyond borders. As of 2019, the campaign has […]

RIVALS PIRATES AND CHIEFS IN LEAGUE BLOCKBUSTER

RIVALS PIRATES AND CHIEFS IN LEAGUE BLOCKBUSTER

Orlando Pirates and Kaizer Chiefs will come to blows in arguably the biggest Soweto Derby showdown in recent memory, when they clash in an Absa Premiership match at FNB Stadium on Saturday afternoon. Kick-off at 3:30pm CAT. The two South African giants head into this weekend’s clash occupying first and third place on the league […]

Legendary Okpara back in the goalposts for Woza Nazo Soweto Derby

Legendary Okpara back in the goalposts for Woza Nazo Soweto Derby

One fan will take home R100 000 at Halftime  Fifteen years after retiring, Williams Okpara is back for the Soweto Derby! The legendary Buccaneers goalkeeper is set to be in goal this Saturday at the FNB stadium this afternoon for the first time since hanging up his gloves in 2005. Okpara, regarded as one of the best goal […]

NEW FOUNDATION TO ADDRESS ECONOMIC INEQUALITY

NEW FOUNDATION TO ADDRESS ECONOMIC INEQUALITY

Dumisani Hlatswayo Mobile technology giant, Blue Label Telecoms has established a foundation called Trust Blue Foundation. The foundation draws on the company’s technology and innovation to fast-track socioeconomic transformation and drive meaningful participation of blacks, women, youth and people with disabilities in South Africa’s economy. Furthermore, it aims to reduce unemployment and bridge the inequality […]