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[pretoria] - Retailer offering great bursary and career options

Last year, 286 students benefited from the Shoprite bursary programme.

Each bursary comes with a work-back agreement, which would see the successful applicant assured of a job once they have graduated.

Trainee accountant Mpilo Sicwebu, 23, of Durban, was a Shoprite bursary holder for the duration of his studies at …

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[pretoria] - Act swiftly or staff will pocket the money

CAPE TOWN – IT hardware has an estimated residual value of around 10 percent, this means South Africa’s largest companies could be receiving up to R4 million at the end of a three-year depreciation cycle.

If chief investment officers (CIOs) do not act swiftly to recover residual value from their …

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[pretoria] - How to prepare your business for a changing world

DURBAN - The best defence against uncertainty is to ensure we’re always learning something new, says Viresh Harduth, the vice-president of new customer acquisition (small and medium businesses) for Sage Africa and the Middle East.

Here are some of his top tips:

  1. Get comfortable with data

Learn how to capture …

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[pretoria] - Financial services are going hi-tech and personal

Quinton Pienaar, leader: customer engagement & salesforce, PwC South Africa, said it has become critical for financial service institutions to design personalised experiences that enable customers to run their lives in an efficient and seamless manner.

“We anticipate that, as technology advances further and financial services markets become more competitive, customers …

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[pretoria] - Facebook says it uploaded email contacts of up to 1.5M users

INTERNATIONAL - Facebook Inc said on Wednesday it may have “unintentionally uploaded” email contacts of 1.5 million new users since May 2016, in what seems to be the latest privacy-related issue faced by the social media company.

In March, Facebook had stopped offering email password verification as an option for …

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[pretoria] - Mnangagwa livid over Zimbabwe price increases

HARARE – Zimbabwean leader, Emerson Mnangagwa on Thursday criticized business leaders for price increases as companies in the struggling economy cushion their bottom lines by hiking prices in line with steep rises in the parallel market currency rates.

Bread has reason from RTGS$1.50 to RTGS$3.50 in the …

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[pretoria] - Three tips on how to navigate Google Maps

DURBAN - Everybody loves a long weekend, and many South Africans take advantage of them to go away or enjoy a staycation.

When you do go travelling - technology can help. Below, we outline 3 ways Google Maps can people when they are travelling whether they are staycationing or travelling further afield …

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