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Eight digital banking scams to lookout for

As access to banking services through digital channels continues to grow, so does the need to protect consumers against the prevalence of online banking fraud. Yolande Steyn, Head of Innovation at FNB says “We view security as an integral part of a seamless online banking experience. Therefore, due to the prevalence of banking scams, we […]

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Status Feature On WhatsApp Gets A Revamp, And This Is Why You’re Going To Love It!

As WhatsApp gear up to celebrate their 8th birthday – they’ve decided to introduce what is perhaps the biggest fundamental change to how people use one of its core features, The WhatsApp status. WhatsApp is aiming for people to update their WhatsApp Status multiple times a day instead of the boring ‘Hey there, I’m using WhatsApp’ […]

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South African Online Spend is Forecasted to Grow to Over ZAR 53 Billion by 2018

PayPal and Ipsos released their third annual cross-border commerce report. The global insights research, which investigated the online domestic and cross-border shopping habits of more than 28,000 consumers in 32 countries, including South Africa, reveals new opportunities for merchants to expand their international sales. The future of online spending- Online shopping on the rise Online shopping […]

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How to use tax free benefits to ease possible rise in tax

Consumers are encouraged to use tax free savings vehicles to ease the possibility of increased tax burden after 2017 National Budget Speech. Consumers have until 28 February 2017 to make use of their R30 000 maximum tax free allocation for the current tax year. Aneesa Razack, CEO of FNB Share Investing says it’s vital to […]

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South African animation the biggest winner at Kidscreen Awards

Stick Man, Triggerfish Animation Studios’ collaboration with Magic Light Pictures, won four awards at the Kidscreen Awards this week, making it the most awarded animation on the night. Stick Man beat Shaun the Sheep: The Farmer’s Llamas and Bruno & Boots: Go Jump In The Pool to win Best One-Off, Special or TV Movie for Kids. The […]

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Facebook challenges developers in the Middle East and Africa to create the smartest Bots for Messenger

Facebook is challenging developers across the Middle East and Africa to create innovative bots in the Bots for Messenger Developer Challenge. This aligns with Facebook’s commitment to promote innovation in the Middle East and Africa by providing developers and start-ups with the tools they need to build, grow, monetize, and measure products and services. Facebook grew […]

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BLUE MAN GROUP: Due to popular demand and extra week added for Johannesburg

Big Concerts International is thrilled to announce that a fifth week has been added to the Blue Man Group run in Johannesburg at the Teatro at Montecasino due to exceptional demand. The award-winning global smash hit phenomenon will now run until Sunday 12th March 2017. Tickets can be purchased from and Computicket. BLUE MAN […]

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Huawei Wishes South Africa Happy Valentine’s Day with Nova

Huawei Consumer Business Group today wishes South African’s a Happy Valentine’s Day with Huawei Nova. Love is in the air, and the Nova is a perfect companion for young love. The device is designed to support dynamic consumers’ unique personalities – the very fabric of young South Africans around the country. Huawei Nova is certainly […]

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You can’t put a price on love….especially when it comes to Valentine’s Day

Whether it’s a small romantic gesture or an extravagant surprise for your special someone, it would appear South African shoppers are feeling loved up, spending more on the most romantic day of the year than ever before. The annual “Mastercard Love Index”, created by analysing credit, debit and prepaid card transactions over a three-year period, […]

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