South African bank Absa has launched a multi-currency travel prepaid cash card
through MasterCard, which is available in four currencies and is a first for the country
and the continent.
South Africa and Kenya signed a memorandum of understanding on the sidelines of the Cannes Film Festival on Sunday that will enable filmmakers from the two countries to work together in telling the continent's stories.
South African President Jacob Zuma and Russian President Vladimir Putin discussed the strengthening of economic ties and expansion of trade between the two BRICS partners during their meeting in Sochi, Russia on Thursday.
South African application (app) PriceCheck was named International App of the Year at the 2013 BlackBerry Live conference in Florida, beating 100 000 BlackBerry 10 applications from around the world.
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SA stocks ended flat on Friday, as a rally in platinum and general resources was offset
by losses in the gold and banking sectors.
Domestic labour tensions and broad-based dollar strength kept the rand under
pressure on Friday.
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