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South African best banks – Digital agility key to success

Forbes recently partnered with market research firm Statista to measure the best banks in nearly two dozen countries, including South Africa. The banks were rated on overall recommendation and satisfaction, as well as five sub dimensions, namely trust, terms and conditions, customer services, digital services and financial advice. Between 5 and 60 banks were identified […]

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POPI and social media

The purpose of the POPI Act is to ensure all South African institutions conduct themselves in a responsible manner when collecting, processing, storing and sharing another entity’s personal information by holding them accountable should they abuse or compromise personal information in any way. Linda Graham from FinCommunications recently questioned how the rules of POPI apply […]

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Bok Rugby Beter

Die meeste van ons sukkel nog om die impak van Saterdag se oorwinning oor die All Blacks reg te verwerk. Van die meer sober gedagtes wat sedertdien aan die lig gekom het, is dat ons weer nie in die tweede helfte kon voortbou op ‘n stewige fondament nie. Die All Blacks het 12 punte aangeteken, […]

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Africa – Economic freedom is improving in SSA

The Heritage Foundation and Wall Street Journal released the 2014 version of the Index of Economic Freedom on January 14. Globally, this measure of economic freedom is improving, with the global average freedom score reaching an all-time record of 60.3 out of 100 (where 100 is best). The global average score increased by 0.7 points […]

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You can't fudge experience

New Zealand/Australia The Aussies only made one injury enforced change to the team. Ewen McKenzie (Pictured above) explained his thinking as follows in the NZ Herald: “You can’t fudge experience and I know this group learned a great deal from last week and will be much better for the experience on Saturday night,” McKenzie said. […]

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Taking Stock of Springbok Rugby Part 1

After watching the All Blacks literally “blitz” the Boks in the 2nd half of Saterday’s test – a “home” game for the Boks AND at high altitude (something that used to be a distinct advantage for SA teams when playing international visitors), I felt the urge to share my views. Following Saturday’s drubbing, I’m sure […]

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Manhandled in Mendoza

NZ 22 – Australia 0 It took the All Blacks more than 25 minutes to score their first points. Full marks to the Wallabies for keeping the game tight, minimizing opportunities for the All Blacks to capitalize on backline mistakes. After 53 minutes into the game, and with the All Blacks 22 points ahead, the […]

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Who said Test cricket is dead?

Wow, what a final day that was! The result is in the bag and the Proteas have laid claim to that elusive Number 1 ranking they have been working towards for so long. Vernon Philander was sublime and deserved his man of the match award. The epic finale could not have been better scripted and […]

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On the verge…

We are all set for the last day. England were set a mammoth 346 runs to win and so square the series to cling to their number 1 ranking. As things stand, England are 16/2 as both of their openers, Cook and Strauss, are out. Both fell victim to some sublime bowling by Vernon Philander. […]

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