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South Africa: the new reality

China-Africa investment ‘picking up pace’

The scale and pace of investment by Chinese companies across Africa is picking up, with South Africa's Standard Bank alone responsible for advising Chinese companies on recent deals worth more than R10-billion.
SA's BPO 'window of opportunity'

Absa academy builds financial skills

Banking group Absa has successfully trained the first group of financial advisers through the Absa Insurance and Financial Advisor Academy, as part of its efforts to develop skills and create jobs in South Africa's financial services sector.

Adopted school aims high

A new partnership with financial services group Alexander Forbes is expected to help turn Memezelo Secondary School in Soshanguve, north of Pretoria, into a top performer.
New lab tools to help school soar

Denel in the black after 10 years

After returning a profit for the first time in a decade, the state-owned arms manufacturer Denel looks set to turn the tide on financial losses and dependence on the government for capital.
Rooivalk gets its wings

SA extends eNaTIS system to Namibia

Discovery launches short-term insurance

Financial services group Discovery Holdings is aiming to take advantage of its unique behavioural economics business model with the launch of Discovery Insure, a new player in South Africa's R50-billion short-term insurance market.
Special courts key to World Cup success

Beefing up SA’s criminal justice system

South Africa is to inject billions of rands into fighting crime over the next year, with the funds being used to recruit more police officers, magistrates and judges, increase the number of courts and upgrade correctional services facilities.
Treasury welcomes banking report

Australian financial firm expands in SA

Australian financial markets software provider IRESS Market Technology is to expand its activities in South Africa through the acquisition of local financial software solution provider Peresys for approximately R375-million.

Top award for Nigeria’s bank chief

Revolutionising Nigeria’s troubled financial sector has won Mallam Lamido Aminu Sanusi the title of Central Bank Governor of 2010 for Africa and the world.
Mobile swipe machines take off in South Africa

Africa in the new world order

Africa in the new world order

Kgalema Motlanthe, South Africa's deputy president, looks at how African economies' resilient performance during the global financial crisis points to the continent's new place in a changing world.
Discovery in Chinese acquisition

Discovery in R1.5bn UK acquisition

South African financial services and insurance group Discovery is to acquire the UK's Standard Life Healthcare for R1.56-billion and merge it with its existing PruHealth operations, creating a new medical insurer covering about 700 000 people and attracting annual premiums of around R4.1-billion.

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