Five new green ratings for V&A Waterfront buildings

Thursday, 15 March 2018|

The V&A Waterfront is proud to be awarded five Green Star Ratings from the Green Building Council South Africa (GBCSA) this week. This is in an outstanding acknowledgement of the V&A Waterfront’s commitment to sustainable development.

Pick n Pay partners with Absa to launch Grocery Stokvel Account

Wednesday, 14 March 2018|

As stokvels continue to grow in popularity, Pick n Pay and Absa have partnered to launch a new Grocery Stokvel Account to cater for groups saving for groceries or other store-bought essentials.

Altron Bursary Scheme rewards exceptional university students

Wednesday, 28 February 2018|

In a bid to reduce the problem of graduate skills mismatch with the labour market and lessen unemployment, the Altron Group Bursary Scheme prepares university students to be job-ready, while assisting with the costs of their tuition.

Entrepreneur fulfils dream with opening of new Spaza shop with Pick n Pay

Wednesday, 28 February 2018|

‘Bittersweet opening after father’s death’

Alexander Forbes enters into partnership with Just SA to improve outcomes for pensioners

Tuesday, 27 February 2018|

Alexander Forbes has partnered with Just South Africa (subsidiary of the Just Group plc, a global financial services group listed in the UK) to launch a new retirement solution which combines the benefits of traditional asset classes and a lifetime income fund as part of a comprehensive range of retirement solutions, the Alexander Forbes Retirement Income Solutions (“AFRIS”).

CCBSA: Bottler joins forces with government, Unilever to drive down water use

Tuesday, 27 February 2018|

Coca-Cola Beverages SA (CCBSA) has thrown its weight behind government efforts to reduce water consumption in the country, joining forces with the Department of Water and Sanitation and Unilever for a national roadshow to drive the message home.

Alexander Forbes Investments executive appointments

Monday, 26 February 2018|

Lesiba Mothata, Chief Client Officer
Nimisha Bhawan, Managing Executive: Investment Advisory

Limpopo Connexion appoints Altron’s ARH to roll out broadband network

Thursday, 22 February 2018|

The Limpopo Provincial Government, through Limpopo Connexion SOC Ltd, has appointed Altron’s Altech Radio Holdings (ARH) to establish an affordable, secure, open access broadband network across the province, in line with the National Broadband Policy: SA Connect.

Alexander Forbes launches bursary scheme for financially needy university students

Wednesday, 21 February 2018|

Applicants must be second or third year students pursuing a degree in Actuarial Science, Business Science or any Commerce-related discipline
Applicants have to demonstrate financial need by providing

Altron Learning Centre changes lives for Soweto youth

Wednesday, 21 February 2018|

JSE listed Altron has officially launched a new ICT learning facility in Soweto which aims to bolster South Africa’s talent pipeline in technology and increase employment opportunities for the youth.

V&A Waterfront: Sculpting the future of public art

Thursday, 15 February 2018|

V&A Waterfront Art in Public Places Programme launches a new outdoor sculpture

Alexander Forbes Investments: Focus on the financial health of SA tax base

Thursday, 15 February 2018|

By Lesiba Mothata, Executive Chief Economist at Alexander Forbes Investments

Alexander Forbes: 2018 financial checklist for your children’s education

Wednesday, 31 January 2018|

As back-to-school season starts, now is a good time to re-examine your education budget and get your finances on track.

Pick n Pay: 5 Back to School shopping tips for parents

Thursday, 11 January 2018|

Back to School shopping can be stressful for parents for a number of reasons, ranging from crowded malls to energetic children accompanying the shopping trip or the fear of overspending on school supplies.

CGCSA statement on the outbreak of listeriosis disease in SA

Wednesday, 10 January 2018|


The Consumer Goods Council of South Africa (CGCSA) has been advised and kept informed by the Minister of Health, Dr Aaron Motsoaledi, of the outbreak of Listeriosis, a food borne disease in South Africa. So far, a total of 717 laboratory-confirmed Listeriosis cases have been reported from all provinces, and regrettably, so far, there have been 61 deaths reported.

Pick n Pay: Locals opting for staycation over Christmas

Friday, 22 December 2017|

It appears South Africans may be finding new ways to celebrate the festive season this year as many opt for staycations over the Christmas period, taking advantage of festive season offers to celebrate at home with family.

Alexander Forbes: ANC – is there life after the vote?

Friday, 15 December 2017|

By Leon Greyling (Managing Director) & Lesiba Mothata (Executive Chief Economist)

There is nothing new under the sun. What we are witnessing in South Africa – higher debt levels and political leaders showing cronyism – is reminiscent of countless other outcomes in emerging market countries.

Pick n Pay sees 50% growth in mince pie sales as customers chase value this Christmas

Friday, 15 December 2017|

Sales of Christmas mince pies at Pick n Pay are up 50% on last year as customers respond well to Pick n Pay’s revamped Christmas offering.

Determined entrepreneur hits the sweet spot in partnership with Pick n Pay

Thursday, 14 December 2017|

Township entrepreneur Linda Ndebele has always known how to hit the sweet spot with customers, going back to his school days, when he traded in sweets on the playground, and on to the opening of his own store, when he spotted a gap in the market for maize meal.

Jobs, skills and opportunity come to Nyanga as Pick n Pay expands spaza modernisation programme

Thursday, 14 December 2017|

Nyanga residents woke up to a new phase in their suburb’s development this morning with the opening of Ndwamba Market – an upgraded spaza store offering convenience on their doorstep and jobs and opportunities for locals.