South Africa

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How the global economy impacts South African markets

Murtaza Moulvi Head of Financial Markets South Africa and Southern Africa, at Standard Chartered answers some questions and shares his insights about the impact of the global economy on the South African markets.

Disappointed that the Section 12J VCC sunset clause isn't being extended

SAVCA is disappointed that the Section 12J VCC sunset clause is not being extended past 30 June 2021. South Africa's National Treasury is essentially withdrawing the incentive in its entirety rather than amending it.

Using Bitcoin as a small business in Africa

One of the ways that small businesses in Africa can use Bitcoin is as a store of value. For instance, if a small business owner in Nigeria bought and held Bitcoins worth 10,000 Nairas at the beginning of 2019, his investment would have increased by about 85% after one year.

Opportunity for those interested in South Africa’s cannabis industry

A new investment scheme announced in South Africa for people interested in investing in the cannabis industry. Silverleaf Investments has announced an investment opportunity for investors to take part in this offer.

New virtual library in South Africa gives teachers free access to ebooks

South African Council for Educators (SACE), supported by Belgian NPO VVOB (education for development), has launched a digital library that makes thousands of ebooks freely available to 400 000 SACE-registered teachers. The SACE Virtual Library is powered by Snapplify.

COVID-19 data on men and women is critical

COVID-19 deaths differ among men and women but the differences are not reported. Such data is key to developing effective solutions to fight COVID-19.

The impact of 5G on South African businesses

5G will impact the generation and protection of information of the business positively. South African organizations will eventually get to the point where they are fully prepared for 5G, but at this point, we still have some way to go.