Former president Jacob Zuma was never going to remain the all-powerful and omnipresent political figure that he thought, writes Pieter du Toit.
Various organisations have welcomed President Cyril Ramaphosa's new Cabinet, but they have all stressed that there is a lot of work to be done to turn around the economy.
Banks are talks with the South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) to find a solution for the distribution of grants.
While the decision by Moody’s Investor Services to affirm South Africa’s credit rating and change the outlook from negative to stable, has been widely welcomed, business has warned against complacency.
The Banking Association of South Africa says it is concerned about the constitutionality of aspects of the proposed National Credit Amendment Bill.
The draft bill on debt rescue should be managed responsibly, or people could resort to loansharks, warns the Banking Association of South Africa.
Cas Coovadia from the SA Banking Association has called on Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba to reinstill trust and confidence when he delivers his mini budget in a week's time.
The Constitutional Court ruling that new home owners are not liable for historical debt will bring confidence to the property sector, says Banking Association SA MD Cas Coovadia.
The ANC is in talks with captains of the business industry as the country faces political and economic turbulence.
President Jacob Zuma’s overnight cabinet reshuffle put South Africa into turmoil at a time when the country is trying to address its challenges, says Cas Coovadia, director of the Banking Association of South Africa.
The Banking Association of SA has defended the country’s banking system following an Investec manager’s statement that some international investors consider South Africa a high-risk destination.
With the global economy on the rise and political pragmatism setting in, now is the time for SA to invest, writes Fuad Cassim.
SA cannot afford a a bank collapse while it is on the path of inclusive economic recovery, says Cas Coovadia, MD of the Banking Association of South Africa.
While unscrupulous lending practices must be condemned, responsibly managed unsecured lending is a critical tool for financial inclusion, says Cas Coovadia.
The Banking Association of South Africa has reacted to President Jacob Zuma's announcement of fee-free tertiary education with suspicion, saying that the "unaffordable, populist" move lacks substance.
South Africa’s banks want to take charge of the transformation agenda by becoming more robust in their transformation strategy, according to the Banking Association of SA.
The credit rating downgrades of SA's largest banks further emphasise policy confusion and weak leadership in the country, says the Banking Association of SA.
New Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba has assured South Africa's banks that there will be no shift in policy direction, says Banking Association MD Cas Coovadia.
SA's banking industry has made much progress and any suggestion that it is the least transformed in the country is incorrect, says Banking Association of SA MD Cas Coovadia.
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