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Wari enables customers to request its financial services on WhatsApp

More than 1-billion people in over 180 countries use WhatsApp to stay in touch with friends and family, anytime and anywhere. It is this very reason that has driven Wari to integrate with the WhatsApp Business solution to enable customers – through strategic partnerships – to request its financial services around the world on WhatsApp. On WhatsApp, Wari customers will be able to easily request access to frequently used services and request to initiate financial operations that include: • Opening an Account, • Topping-Up Balances, • Sending and Receiving Money,Read More


As top-flight football from across the globe takes a break, 5-a-side teams in South Africa are gearing up for the Africa 5s National Finals which are set to take place on Saturday, 25 May 2019 at the Action Sports in Centurion, Gauteng. For the first half of the year, teams around the country were competing with one another to score themselves a rare opportunity to travel with their squad to compete in the Africa 5s Continental Finals set from the 6th till 9th June 2019 in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.Read More


As South Africa celebrates 25 years of democracy, the nation needs to look back and celebrate how it has become a new society, built on a foundation of freedom. One of the most admirable things that the country is also ought to be proud of are the major sporting achievements that have been accomplished over the 25 years. This includes individual milestones that have been achieved by some of our sports men and women, to the major tournaments we have hosted and won over the years, such as the 1995Read More

Standard Bank Wish Proteas Well Ahead of Global Showpiece

Standard Bank, the headline sponsor of the Proteas Men’s National Cricket Team today wished the squad tasked to do battle against the world’s best well ahead of cricket’s global showpiece taking place from 30 May- 14 July in England and Wales. After a successful One Day International (ODI) home series against Pakistan and Sri Lanka at the beginning of the year, the Standard Bank Proteas will hope to carry through that momentum as they prepare for the tournament. “To our Standard Bank Proteas and the management team, we wish youRead More

Debt review? Know your rights!

By Katharine Liese, Marketing Lead at 1Life Debt review is a process you can apply for to a debt counsellor if you have too much debt and are struggling to repay your debt. If your application for debt review is accepted, a debt counsellor will negotiate a payment plan with your creditors. This means that you can pay less each month, but for a longer time. Debt counsellors may also negotiate lower interest rates for your debt. The lower payments mean you can pay off your debt and still payRead More

Gentleman Jack and Spitfire Furniture partner for World Whiskey Day

Two brands who celebrate a commitment to quality, originality and craftmanship have joined forces for World Whiskey Day. At the Jack Daniel Distillery, craftmanship is at the heart of everything. From their handmade barrels to their charcoal mellowing process, not once but twice, that makes Gentleman Jack distinct in colour and flavour and gives it its extra smooth sip. Similarly, as masters of their craft, Spitfire contemporary furniture pieces are created to show their exceptional quality – each piece is made by hand, using soft Brazilian leather alongside materials suchRead More


The Selati Cup has progressed to the quarter final stages after a thrilling round of 16. This weekend will see 8 sides battle it out at Driekoppies and Kamaqhekeza Stadium in their quest to take the next step to being crowned 2019 champions. Phiva FKW, Mananga Royal Eagles, Langeloop Blue Crane, Block C Blue Birds, Schulzendal, Kwamhlushwa City Stars, Boschfontein Rovers and Boschfontein FC will all be looking to stake their claim as potential champions come Sunday, 19 May 2019. The Selati Cup, which is in its 13th season, wasRead More

Portia Modise to scout talent for Allianz Explorer Camp | Football Edition

Following the successful local tournament in 2018, this year, former Banyana Banyana captain, Portia Modise, will lead the search for the two talented girls in Alexandra. An Allianz representative and an independent legal expert will be part of the selection panel. The camp has received close to 500 000 applications since inception from around the world and over 500 explorers from 30 countries have been fortunate to be part of it, including Tebatso Leshata Sekoaleng from Alexandra who was the first teenager to represent South Africa last year. He isRead More

Former KFC CEO comes home to present the inaugural Roger Eaton “Make a Difference” Scholarship Award to Add Hope beneficiaries

On Monday 13 May 2019, Mr Roger Eaton, the former Chief Executive Officer of KFC Global, visited South Africa to present the inaugural Roger Eaton “Make a Difference” Scholarship Award to two young students supported by KFC’s social responsibility initiative, Add Hope which this year celebrates10 years. Eaton, who retired as KFC CEO last year, after more than 20 years of service with Yum! Brands, was born and raised in South Africa. In honour of his contribution to the company, KFC South Africa established this legacy award in Eaton’s name.Read More

The Standard bank Joy of Jazz Unleashed

This spring, Joburg will groove to the rhythm of jazz unleashed as the city celebrates the 22nd Standard Bank Joy of Jazz. Africa’s premier jazz festival takes place on 26-28 September 2019, where we look to connect people beyond age, gender and genres. Jazz lovers will be reintroduced to the music, while novices will discover the magic of jazz. At its best, jazz is free, fun, and unleashed. The magic is woven into a line-up that includes multi-award winning Mozambican composer and saxophonist, Moreira Chonguiça who is without a doubtRead More