Absa's Ramos: We have no reason not to trust the public protector

2017-01-20 15:39

Absa CEO Maria Ramos said that although it is unfortunate the public protector’s preliminary report was leaked, the bank still respects the institution.

Stals opens up on Bankorp bailout

2017-01-19 09:49

Former Reserve Bank governor Dr Chris Stals explains to Fin24 why the R1.5bn bailout was made to Bankorp.

ANCYL wants govt to stop banking with Absa

2017-01-18 18:00

The ANC Youth League will intensify calls for the government to stop banking with Absa bank, it said.

Public Protector lays criminal charges over leaked Absa report

2017-01-17 20:18

Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane has laid criminal charges with the police over the leaking of its draft Absa report, her office has confirmed.

Apartheid looting: Why make noise now if govt likely knew all along?

2017-01-16 21:16

The big question is why has no one been made to answer for apartheid era economic crime, two people who previously investigated such issues tell Fin24.

Absa report has ‘a number of errors’ – Sarb governor

2017-01-16 11:44

Reserve Bank governor Lesetja Kganyago has said there are a number of errors in the public protector’s leaked preliminary report that recommends Absa should pay back R2.25bn.

ANCWL wants Public Protector to probe CIEX report

2017-01-14 21:14

The ANC Women’s League has called on the Public Protector to conduct a full investigation into the alleged looting of state resources during apartheid.

Guptas to prove conspiracy claims on January 20 - report

2017-01-10 08:11

The Guptas plan to reveal “how they are victims of a planned, concerted and politically driven smear campaign” on January 20, eNCA has reported.

Obtaining a credit card when self-employed

2016-12-19 15:19

A Fin24 reader wants to know how he can obtain a credit card if he is self-employed.

Fat fine for Absa

2016-12-15 19:17

The South African Reserve Bank has slapped Absa Bank and Société Générale with a collective fine of R12m.


Gordhan told big business to ‘clip the Guptas’ wings’ – affidavit

2017-01-20 12:00

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan’s bid to obtain a court order on the closure of Oakbay’s bank accounts is ‘unnecessary’ and part of a ‘smear campaign’, says the Gupta family.

Leak of Absa report politically motivated - Cope

2017-01-18 21:08

The leaking of the report into Bankorp’s (now Absa) apartheid-era loan is intended to divert attention from former public protector Thuli Madonsela’s State of Capture report, Cope has said.

Absa report: Rupert calls it fiction, Stals misquoted

2017-01-18 09:30

The public protector’s leaked interim report that recommends Absa pay back the SA Reserve Bank an outstanding interest of R1.225bn is being ripped apart by the seams.

ANC slams Madonsela over Absa apartheid bailout report

2017-01-17 19:55

The ANC wants the Public Protector report linking Absa to billions of rands in bailout funds from the apartheid government made public.

Madonsela conducted Absa probe mostly on her own

2017-01-16 14:58

Former public protector Thuli Madonsela says she did most of the work on the Absa R2.25bn bailout probe by herself, because staff were against it and already overworked.

Absa report leak may be politically motivated

2017-01-15 17:01

The timing of the release of the public protector's report on Absa bank raises questions about whether it is politically motivated.

Absa decries leak of public protector report on apartheid billions

2017-01-13 10:31

Absa says a preliminary report by the public protector recommending that it pay back R2.25bn it received as part of an unlawful apartheid-era bailout is “regrettable”.

Absa to defend arms deal man’s R7m legal claim over closed accounts

2017-01-09 14:44

Absa will defend a legal bid by Fana Hlongwane, who is suing the bank for R7m after it closed his business bank accounts in 2013.

Bank probe: Standard Bank worried over Zuma’s comments

2016-12-16 12:31

Standard Bank has expressed concern that government may still launch an inquiry over why it and other banks closed accounts of Gupta-linked Oakbay.

Average cost to build a house up 6.9% y/y

2016-11-18 18:45

The average cost of new housing built increased by 6.9% year-on-year in the first nine months of the year, according to an expert at Absa Home Loans.

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