‘Leaders have lost interest in what’s good for SA’

2017-05-14 07:03

A former FirstRand CEO has halted some of his business ventures following the Cabinet reshuffle and the two credit rating downgrades.

SA’s poor graduates condemned

2016-09-18 06:09

The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (Nsfas) will go after beneficiaries who have failed to pay back their study loans by using the National Credit Act. In other words, young black graduates will be blacklisted.

National student bursary scheme must be more efficient: chair

2015-08-05 14:57

The new chair of the National Student Financial Aid Scheme, Sizwe Nxasana, says he wants to elevate its level of efficiency.

More accountants can help charter transformation - Nxasana

2015-07-17 20:58

Outgoing FirstRand Limited CEO Sizwe Nxasana believes that South Africa can change and transform the future of Africa by increasing its number of chartered accountants.

Mandela: Backbone of business

2013-12-08 16:02

Nelson Mandela turned South Africa from a pariah state to the world’s darling, and in doing so, he brought the country into the global economy, according to a report.

FirstRand CEO unveils growth strategy

2013-09-11 07:20

FirstRand’s expansion approach into Africa and further afield involves a three-pronged strategy, CEO Sizwe Nxasana has told Fin24.

Education in crisis

2013-09-01 10:11

The quality of SA education leaves much to be desired, says Sizwe Nxasana.

Davies wants details on R34m Dlomo deal

2013-07-31 09:02

Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies wants a report into the R34.1m granted by the National Empowerment Fund for a store co-owned by Khanyi Dhlomo.

FirstRand unveils fund manager

2013-06-12 12:49

FirstRand has launched a new generation investment management franchise, making it the group's fourth financial services franchise.

Jordaan: FNB is in good hands

2013-05-22 15:54

Outgoing FNB CEO Michael Jordaan, who spent 10 years at the helm of the bank, says he is happy because he is leaving the company in good hands.


More plans for education funding

2016-11-20 07:37

The concept of access to higher education still needs to be properly defined, says Sizwe Nxasana, chair of the National Student Financial Aid Scheme.

Education is part of the real world

2015-11-30 15:00

It is time to stop treating education as a separate entity to what happens in the real world. That is one of the primary lessons to be learnt from the recent #FeesMustFall protests that swept like a raging bushfire through South African universities.

Outgoing FirstRand CEO to chair national bursary scheme

2015-08-05 13:16

Education Minister Blade Nzimande has appointed outgoing FirstRand CEO Sizwe Nxasana as the chair of the National Student Financial Aid Scheme.

FirstRand appoints new chief executive

2015-03-06 10:02

FirstRand has announced who will take over as its chief executive from Sizwe Nxasana, who is retiring after nine years at the helm of the group.

Madiba's death leaves a hole - FirstRand

2013-12-06 14:58

Former president Nelson Mandela's death has left a permanent hole in the hearts of all people, First Rand Limited says.

FirstRand to fund Africa growth plan

2013-09-10 16:35

FirstRand says it has a $1bn kitty to pursue an expansion drive that helped boost earnings by 20% in the past year.

More support for Dlomo boutique probe

2013-07-31 16:05

More calls have gone up for details into the R34.1m empowerment funding of media mogul Khanyi Dhlomo's designer boutique.

Money to burn

2013-07-28 11:43

Ndalo Media CEO Khanyi Dhlomo has come under attack for opening a luxury boutique with a huge loan from an empowerment fund.

FirstRand eyes Nigerian nationalised banks

2013-05-23 13:34

Financial services provider FirstRand has expressed interest in acquiring Nigeria's two nationalised banks.

Motshekga disappointed by FNB text leak

2013-01-28 10:21

Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga says she is disappointed that a private conversation between her and First Rand Bank CEO Sizwe Nxasana was leaked to the media.

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