Khaya Gobodo: the brains behind the boutique

Gobodo has the right mix of experience to manage Old Mutual’s boutiques, and will be tasked with managing the launch of its newest one, Titan

Airbnb Plus: Cape Town makes the cut

Cape Town makes the cut as a launch city for Airbnb Plus — a high-end segment of the online accommodation platform

GIMME: Spot me some?

Virgin Money’s new peer-to-peer payment app lets you transfer funds from your linked bank account to a friend’s linked bank account

Reserve Bank tests waters with new fintech unit

Reserve Bank is experimenting with a platform used by cryptocurrencies, to test its efficacy in interbank clearing and settlements

Good week for Rex Tillerson, bad week for Anthony Leeming

Relief for Rex Tillerson as he is ousted, and Sun International CEO releases scary trading statement

Global platinum output, by the numbers

4.37m oz was SA's platinum output in 2017. SA is the largest source of the metal

DINNER PARTY INTEL: Nat Geo accepts its role in propping up racism

Editor Susan Goldberg says before the 1970s, its articles and photography ‘did little to push readers beyond the stereotypes

Lawyers suit up to take on Trustco

The firm’s legal insurance subsidiary’s failure to pay clients has forced Namibia’s financial regulator and law society to get involved

Listeriosis: making a scapegoat of Tiger Brands

Motsoaledi says the source has been found, but Tiger Brands’ test results show ‘low levels’ of environmental listeria

Yet another dangerous eruption from Mt Trump

The maths of his proposal is simple: very little trade gain for the US, generating a lot of global bad will

PROFILE: FirstRand CEO Alan Pullinger

Taking over at a time of great challenge to the banking sector will make Pullinger’s work that much harder

Economic crime in SA, by the numbers

49% of fraud is perpetrated by people working inside an organisation

E-hailing apps on the road to acceptance in SA

SA offers a friendly operating environment and plans regulation for services such as Uber and Taxify, but security concerns remain

GIMME: Smile and say S9

The S9 introduces a ‘super slow mo’ feature that is capable of shooting video at 960 frames per second

Good week for Guillermo del Toro, bad week for Lawrence MacDougall

Guillermo del Toro wins an Academy Award for best director and Tiger Brands CEO Lawrence MacDougall sticks to his guns