Education is costly and requires careful financial planning: Here are some tips

Ujuh Reporter Education is costly and requires much thought and consideration. “With the increasing education costs; parents should take it upon themselves to plan and save in advance. Not forgetting that unforeseen expenses will pop-up from time to time.” says Ester Ochse, FNB Wealth and Investments, Product Specialist. She highlights the following points that could help in … Read moreEducation is costly and requires careful financial planning: Here are some tips

PSG Insure beds down the Absa Insurance and Financial Advisers acquisition

SATopShops PSG Insure announced that it has successfully completed the integration of its new team of commercial advisers who joined the company following the recent transaction with Absa Insurance and Financial Advisers (AIFA). The transaction was announced in September 2017 and saw PSG Insure, , a division of JSE-listed PSG Konsult, acquire AIFA’s commercial and industrial … Read morePSG Insure beds down the Absa Insurance and Financial Advisers acquisition

MTN raise its WhatsApp data bundle price from R10 to R30

SATopShops MTN  is repricing its WhatsApp bundle offering from R10 a gig to R30 as from the 16th of July 2018 but some exception will apply for poorer consumers. MTN said WhatsApp usage on its network has increased by 300% in the past two months after it came up with the R10 per gig offer. This … Read moreMTN raise its WhatsApp data bundle price from R10 to R30

Black professionals set out to establish a new mutual insurance operation

Ujuh Reporter KCB, the outfit driven by black professionals towards establishment of a cooperative bank, has also set its eye on a mutual insurance venture in a move that promises to shake up South Africa’s financial services market. The KCB Life venture is mapped out to start swooping through the funeral insurance market and then … Read moreBlack professionals set out to establish a new mutual insurance operation

Competition Tribunal approves acquisition of SoftBev by BevCo

PBM The Competition Tribunal has given unconditional approval for a merger in terms of which SoftBev will be 100% acquired by The Beverage Company through its subsidiary, Little Green Beverages, from JSE-listed Bowler Metcalf and other shareholders. Little Green Beverages is involved in producing, packaging and distributing branded and private label non-alcoholic beverages (NABs) in … Read moreCompetition Tribunal approves acquisition of SoftBev by BevCo

A traditional healer from KwaZulu-Natal scores R500 000 PowerBall jackpot

Lotto Numbers Tracker A traditional healer from KwaZulu-Natal was thrilled to win R500,587 from the PowerBall draw of Tuesday 08 May 2018. The winner has big plans for himself and his family including wedding ceremony. He says the most important thing he wants to spend his winnings on is marriage and a wedding. He plans to take care of … Read moreA traditional healer from KwaZulu-Natal scores R500 000 PowerBall jackpot

What the father of five from the Eastern Cape plans to do with his R26 million winnings

Lotto Numbers Tracker One of the two PowerBall winners of R26,8 million each, from the draw of 5 June 2018, is a father of five from the Eastern Cape who got lucky from a R5.00 wager. He won from a manual selection with a R5.00 wager. It was the first time he won such a large … Read moreWhat the father of five from the Eastern Cape plans to do with his R26 million winnings

Competition Law: A restraint of trade agreement that became a case of collusion

PBM RTS Industries, a company that makes and supply flat wire, augers and auger coiling machinery to the global poultry feeding market, has come full circle in its interaction with South Africa’s competition laws. Its now opted to cooperate with the Competition Commission’s prosecution in a story that starts with a restraint of trade battle between … Read moreCompetition Law: A restraint of trade agreement that became a case of collusion

Woolworths recalls some frozen rice on listeriosis fears

SATopShops Woolworths is recalling its Frozen Savoury Rice Mix product on fears that it may contain the listeria strain that’s currently running amok in Europe. The Woolworths product comes from Belgium and contains frozen sweetcorn sourced from the Greenyard Factory in Hungary. This Greenyard Factory has been implicated as the potential source of a Listeria outbreak … Read moreWoolworths recalls some frozen rice on listeriosis fears