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TOBIE VAN HEERDEN: Treasury may now have facts it needs to rally support for retirement reform

Business Day 18 Oct 2021
“Only about 10% of South Africans are able to maintain their preretirement level of consumption after they stop working.” ... “Even before the pandemic turned our lives and economy upside down, many South Africans were in financial distress, symptomatic of the huge challenges facing our country,” said the 2021 report.
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Sanlam enters low-cost healthcare market

Independent online (SA) 18 Oct 2021
Only 8.9 million South Africans (15.2% of the population) are members of medical schemes, either directly or as beneficiaries ... “Our range of solutions will allow South African employers and consumers to select the solution that best meets their health needs and financial situation.
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This month in SC history: 'Porgy and Bess,' opera written in Charleston, opens in New ...

Index-Journal 18 Oct 2021
While some criticized the stereotyping of African Americans in the production, others applauded the use of an all-Black cast. Although the opera was not a financial success, it revealed the immense talent of African American performers and, according to the MET’s website, “forever changed the history of theater.”.
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China adds spark to continent's energy plans

China Daily 18 Oct 2021
In a seminar on Wednesday, participants said African countries need a reliable partner to overcome the technological and financial barriers to unleashing the potential of their energy riches and drive their industrialization plans ... equipment in some African countries, he said.
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Carl Niehaus wants Public Protector to investigate ANC’s financial woes

Independent online (SA) 18 Oct 2021
Further in his complaint to the Public Protector, Niehaus said he believed that at the very least, the Financial Services Board and South African Revenue Service were involved as those institutions regulate the Provident Fund and PAYE, and have not taken steps to bring the ANC to book for their alleged criminal acts.
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Vodafone’s Ashiokai Akrong is ‘HR Practitioner of the Year’, Newmont Ghana crowned ‘Best Organisation in ...

Joy Online 18 Oct 2021
Best HR Management in Financial Services” – Fidelity Bank“Most Promising HR Management in Financial Services” – Ecobank Ghana“Best HR Management in Hospitality” – African Regent Hotel“Best HR Management in Manufacturing” – Olam Ghana“Best HR Management in Healthcare” – Nyaho ...
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THIS MONTH IN S.C. HISTORY: Porgy and Bess opens in New York

The Times & Democrat 17 Oct 2021
While some criticized the stereotyping of African Americans in the production, others applauded the use of an all-Black cast. Although the opera was not a financial success, it revealed the immense talent of African American performers and, according to the MET’s website, “forever changed the history of theater.”.
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Without robust financial services system, Nigeria may never achieve full potential – Ogunlesi

Business Day Online 17 Oct 2021
While acknowledging the fact that Nigeria is blessed with a strong banking system pointing at the success rate at which the banks in the country are expanding to other African countries, the legal partitioner said “it takes more than banking system to have a strong financial services system.”.
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COP26 touted to resolve long standing issues on climate debt

Mail Guardian South Africa 17 Oct 2021
During the talks in Scotland next month, parties to the framework convention on climate change will be tasked with resolving issues relating to climate debt and the financial mechanisms needed to ensure that those most responsible for current disasters pay for damages.
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South African Regulator ‘Welcomes’ Binance’s Decision to Terminate Certain Services in the Country

Bitcoin 16 Oct 2021
A South African regulator, the Financial Sector Conduct Authority (FSCA), says it welcomes Binance’s decision to stop offering some of its services to South Africans ... South Africans Warned Against Investing With Unregulated Platforms ... registered Financial Services Provider.
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Biden discusses ‘transparency’ with Kenya president

The Grio 16 Oct 2021
President Joe Biden and Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta discussed financial transparency during their White House meeting Thursday, as the East African leader faces scrutiny over revelations that he and his family stashed millions of dollars in hidden offshore accounts.
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Remarks of the Chair of the Peacebuilding Commission Economic and Social Council Management Segment

Reliefweb 16 Oct 2021
The PBC advanced complementarity of the external support to the local priorities through mobilization of technical and financial support for the implementation of the 2030 Agenda, the African Union’s Agenda 2063 and its first 10-year implementation plan (2014–2023), ...
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Home buying competition from investors could impact the Black-white wealth gap in Shelby County

The Grio 16 Oct 2021
A home-buying competition in Shelby County, Tennessee could mean further displacement of Black locals and a deepening of the Black-white wealth gap, financial experts say. Homes in the county, which is more than 50% African American, have been bought by out-of-town investors who turned them into rental properties at an unprecedented rate.
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U.S. Black Chamber Prez Talks Loss of African American Businesses and a Global Future for ...

The Tennessee Tribune 16 Oct 2021
While the current climate has exacerbated the wealth gap and unveiled the unimagined financial straits of Black and other minority companies, studies also revealed that about 58 percent of African American-owned businesses were at risk of fiscal distress even before the outbreak of the pandemic in February 2020.
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