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Consumers in the dark about disability insurance

Consumers who have little or no disability cover in place could face financial difficulties in the unfortunate event of disabilities that often result from accidents or illnesses such as diabetes, heart attacks, depression, mental health, stroke, cancer and back pain, amongst others. Approximately 30% of FNB Life customers have some form of disability cover. However, […]

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South Africa first country outside the US accredited for digital training for teachers

In a study run by Via Afrika, less than 35% of South Africa’s teachers had been trained in basic digital and ICT skills by 2011.  Five years later, the landscape has not changed much. Eiffel Corp, leaders in education technology across Africa have been accredited by Blackboard as the first partner worldwide to offer the […]

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How drones will support future fire disaster management

In the midst of the worst wildfire to strike the southern Cape coast, South Africa in over 150 years, drones slowly started coming into play as a local firefighting and disaster management tool. Firefighters issued a call for drones equipped with heat mapping capabilities, which would allow them to identify hot spots at the greatest […]

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What happens when you pass way without a Will?

When a person passes on without a Will, they forfeit the privilege of deciding what should happen to their estate and the estate gets allocated in terms of pre-determined legislated guidelines, known as Intestate Succession. In other words, that person has no say in how the estate should be apportioned. Vijay Morarjee, CEO of FNB […]

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Discover South Africa with these great Travel apps

South Africa’s natural landscapes, “dorps” and cities are full of interesting discoveries. If you’re on the road looking for travel attractions and adventures, these Android apps recommended by Alcatel will help you find your way…   MiCiti Offers useful information on the Cape Town MyCiTi bus services that helps you get around Cape Town for […]

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Money mistakes the youth must avoid

Young people should make wise financial decisions early in life to ensure they are not impacted by financial missteps committed in youth. Eunice Sibiya, Head of Consumer Education at FNB, says “There’s nothing as exciting as getting your first salary and realising that earning an income opens up many possibilities. However, this should also be […]

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Brilliant YouCanDoScience Programme Now Online

The YouCanDoScience online curriculum based Physical Science programme for grades 11 and 12 is now launched.  It includes videos, notes, tests, memoranda and personal progress reports in Afrikaans and English. Linda Marais, the author, with more than 30 years teaching experience in Physical Science in various schools, never had a single learner who failed the […]

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