Articles containing the keyword Absa


What's the deal? Is ANC still cashing in on apartheid profiteering?

What's the deal? Is ANC still cashing in on apartheid profiteering?

The ANC government was told in a secret report how apartheid-era government operatives stole hundreds of billions from the State - and how vast sums could be recovered from those responsible and the European bankers ...

Absa response to widow raises more questions than it answers

Absa response to widow raises more questions than it answers

A rural KwaZulu-Natal Midlands widow who has been fighting for access to her late husband’s provident fund for the past three years, was told that if she wants to know where the cash ...

Phishing: Bigtime Cybercrime hits SA

Phishing: Bigtime Cybercrime hits SA

Banks are making only feeble attempts at curbing SA’s huge cybercrime wave. What’s to be done about the billions of rand lost last year by an estimated one million South Africans who fell victim ...

Trilinear funds

Trilinear funds

Where did all those pensions go? The brief was to make sure the members have a bigger kitty. Information on the investment of Trilinear funds is still thin on the ground. It’s a pretty complex ...

Bankers, lawyers and whores

Bankers, lawyers and whores

Absa is up to its old tricks -- again. Cobus Potgieter probably won’t be the last person to be taken to the cleaners by Absa. But he’s one of the few with the balls to fight ...

Banks keep lawyers on tight lead

Banks keep lawyers on tight lead

When the inflated cost of conveyancing comes up for debate, lawyers have successfully argued, time and again, that they both deserve and need to be allowed to monopolise the business. If you've ever yearned to unleash ...

Honey, Nedbank shrunk the shares

Honey, Nedbank shrunk the shares

In a better world the head of Nedbank Capital, Brian Kennedy, would, by now, be in jail. Why? Well, Nedbank and a delinquent investor, Jacobus Frederick de Beer, ramped up huge losses for the Acc-Ross Pinnacle ...

A TWIST IN THE TAIL

Standard and Absa find a sting in the tail in their dealings with one Meir Grunfeld. ...

TIME FOR TRUTH AT THE RESERVE BANK

The South African Reserve Bank is determined to keep its documents secret. Newspapers are threatened with jail if they dare publish anything that’s in a Reserve Bank document. Even the courts are denied ...