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Michael Jordaan, co-founder and chairman of Bank Zero, and his team are working around the clock to launch their digital-only bank, which will provide competitive fees and savings rates for consumers.
WPP chairman Martin Sorrell’s successor Roberto Quarta inherits a company in crisis in a troubled industry.
With major multinationals scaling back in Africa, regional players of all sizes are embracing the opportunities left behind.
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UK-based Barclays has reduced its shareholding in Johannesburg-listed Barclays Africa from 62.3% to 50.1% this year and is believed to be seeking to reduce that stake further to around 20%.