Nolwandle Mthombeni | How the launch of SA's first woman-owned bank became a nightmare of bad PR

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When the Young Women in Business Network was given the authorisation to establish a mutual bank, South Africans had high hopes.
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When the Young Women in Business Network was given the authorisation to establish a mutual bank, South Africans had high hopes. Photo: Facebook

With so many questions still left unanswered, would it have been good for the country if YWBN Mutual Bank, founded by Nthabeleng Likotsi, were granted a banking licence just to get a black-owned bank in the system, asks Nolwandle Mthombeni.

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