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27
NOV

The DRC Elections: Are They Finally Going To Happen?

The elections in the Democratic Republic of Congo have been pushed forward for way too many times since 2016. This is however now looking as a possibility to happen on the 23rd December 2018. President Joseph Kabila has been accused of delaying tactics, amongst many things said about him.
We speak to a DRC national who now resides in South Africa and is a civil rights activist as well as a chair of civil rights group, Right To Live, Mr John Bwasa on what is happening in the his home and his sentiments about it.
Africa Business Radio
20
NOV

The 2018 Ethical Practices Survey

Ethics (the absence thereof) is a major issue in both corporate (private) and public service in South Africa. The release of the 2nd Annual Anti-Intimidation and Ethical Practices Forum Ethical Practices Survey, which was done using respondents from various sectors, professions and industries paints a very disturbing picture. Dr Claudelle Von Eck, Chairperson of the AEPF and IIA SA CEO joins us to unpack the contents of this report at high level.
Africa Business Radio
20
NOV

Personal Finance Feature: The Disclosure of Information When Taking Out Insurance.

When a person decides to take out an insurance product of any nature, the need to disclose the correct and factual information regarding your health status, family history, etc that your broker requires cannot be undermined. This is due to the fact that the "relationship" between the insurer and insured is one founded on trust and based on the facts that are provided. Adam Helper empowers our listeners on how critical it is to be honest about this.
Africa Business Radio
20
NOV

Illicit Alcohol Trade Is Costing South Africa Billions

The illicit alcohol trade is costing the South African Fiscus around USD$492-million (in 2017) in lost taxes. In addition cheaper, therefore more accessible, illegal alcohol products encourage binge drinking and underage alcohol consumption and pose a serious risk to the health and safety of individuals as they contain potentially dangerous substances.
Quinton Walker of Euro Monitor joins us for the conversation about a research that was commissioned by South African Breweries.
Africa Business Radio
13
NOV

The Business of Recruitment - CV Desk

Job seekers reach out to placement or recruitment agencies for a job, however not many people think what it takes to run the recruitment agency successfully. In the SME Monday feature, we speak to Mokgaetjie Margaret Mboyane, popularly known as Ms Maggie Mo on her journey to running a growing a successful recruitment agency
Africa Business Radio
05
NOV

Credit Life Insurance: Enlightening Loan Holders - Nkazi Sokhulu

With every loan (personal, student, home and credit-card loan) that is obtained from a financial services provider, in the repayment there-of lies an element of credit life insurance that very few people pay attention to. The limited knowledge of this element means that loan-holders also do not know what it is intended for. Yalu, a credit life insurance provider specialises in this space and is educating people about this, whilst providing them affordable and transparent cover. Nkazi Sokhulu, CEO of Yalu joins us to explain this.
Africa Business Radio
16
OCT

The Demise of VBS Bank

On this show, we explore all the role players who could have played a better role in the business of VBS Bank, which has been been placed under curatorship. From the forensic reports released to the public, an amount of around R2bn (c$141m) is reported having been siphoned out the coffers of the bank.
Africa Business Radio
16
OCT

Separation of duties between Accountants, Auditors and Directors (Non-Exec)

In the wake of the VBS Bank scandal which was revealed in "The Great Bank Heist" report by Advocate Terry Mudau and Werksman Attorneys, the seems to be blurred lines that existed on the functions of each of the role players, who separately had different functions and were charged with governance and responsibility. We attempt to unpack these roles with the Ms. Kantha Naiker, and Accountant and Executive in her own right.
Africa Business Radio
16
OCT

Regulatory Body Shortcomings in the VBS Scandal

The banking environment is one that is heavily regulated because the banking institutions are entrusted with millions and billions of depositors monies, therefore governments responsibility is to ensure that depositors do not lose.
This was however not true in the case of VBS Bank in South Africa. Justin Kettle breaks down the responsibilities and functions of the bodies and where they failed in this regard.
Africa Business Radio

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