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Get Ready To Fork Out 71% More On License Renewals!

Motorists can expect a whopping 71.43% increase on license disc transaction fees from next year. This comes after the Minister of Transport, Joe Maswanganyi announced that motorists will be paying R30 more. South African drivers are currently paying R42 in transaction fees every time they renew their licence disc. From February 1 2018, this will […]

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Mastercard’s Girls4Tech™ to Drive Interest in STEM among South African Girls

Mastercard announced the African launch of its signature Girls4Tech™ programme at Sandtonview Primary School in Johannesburg, coinciding with International Day of the Girl Child. Girls4Tech aims to drive interest in and awareness of science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) studies and careers among primary school girls aged 10, 11 and 12. The hands-on, inquiry-based programme […]

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Scout out your December holiday accommodation with these Android apps

There’s no time to lose if you haven’t  as yet booked accommodation for your December getaway. Whether you’re looking for a local stay-cation, wanting to enjoy a white Christmas in Europe, or planning to relax on a sandy beach somewhere, there are some great smartphone apps to help you find the right place to stay. […]

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Tshimologong Digital Innovation Precinct launches Mine.D hackathon

The next wave of growth within the mining sector will be enabled by technology.  This is according to newly appointed Tshimologong Precinct CEO, Lesley Donna Williams, who says that while digital disruption has largely been consumer-facing, manufacturing industries and natural resource sectors are starting to take both a human-centered approach, as well as looking to […]

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What happens to life cover after divorce?

Many individuals who get married place emphasis on taking out life cover to protect their families in the unfortunate event of death. However, when going through the emotional stages of a divorce, reviewing and updating your life policy can often be the last thing on your mind. Lee Bromfield, CEO of FNB Life says, similar […]

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Tips to avoid bank card fraud

As banks continue working tirelessly to implement measures to combat card fraud, customers are urged to always be extra vigilant and take advantage of the security measures available to them when transacting.  Ryan Prozesky, CEO of Value Banking Solutions at FNB says fraudsters go to extreme measures to trick customers out of their hard earned […]

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Meet South Africa’s top young scientists at the Eskom Expo for Young Scientists International Science Fair

From 4 to 6 October Boksburg will be buzzing with excitement as young scientists from across the country descend on the Birchwood Hotel and Conference Centre to compete in the Eskom Expo for Young Scientists International Science Fair. Over 600 of South Africa’s top future engineers, chemists, physicists, mathematicians and innovators will be competing at the country’s […]

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Beat the Price, South Africa’s innovative online marketplace for new vehicle sales

Only five months after its inception in Cape Town, Beat the Price is set to become a game-changer for the way we buy and sell new cars. “Where you can’t compare like-for-like with used cars, you certainly can with new cars,” says Marius du Toit, MD of Beat the Price. The platform has an alliance […]

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Should you pay off your home loan early?

With Statistics South Africa (StatsSA) having revealed that a majority of consumers have settled their bonds, many home owners will be anticipating the prospects and viability of paying off their home loans early? Calvin Ndlovu, Head of Operations at FNB Home Loans, says there is no correct or incorrect answer to the question on whether […]

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