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Former First National Bank CEO Michael Jordaan has announced an investment in local online wine retailer Port2Port. Jordaan has invested an undisclosed amount in the startup. He tweeted the announcement through Montegray Capital, which is his startup investment vehicle

South African consumer confidence is on par with the lowest reading recorded during the 2008/2009 recession, according to the FNB/BER Consumer Confidence Index (CCI) on Thursday. Having plunged from -4 index points in the first quarter of 2015 to a 14-and-a-half-year

WeThinkCode, the new, not-for-profit and entrepreneur-led initiative to develop programming skills in South Africa, has revealed its first corporate backers. They are financial services group First National Bank, Durban-based development house Derivco and Johannesburg-based

Ratings agency Standard & Poor’s warning over Cell C’s R2bn of unsecured debt is is no cause for concern to the head of First National Bank’s new mobile network. FNB will become the first bank in South Africa to launch a mobile network when

Telecommunications operator Telkom joined First National Bank in having a blue Monday as technical glitches took both institutions offline. First to go down was FNB, with problems apparently associated with its network causing

First National Bank (FNB) has recovered from a system outage that hit both its website and mobile banking application on Monday morning. “FNB can confirm that it had a brief interruption and

First National Bank was offline on Monday morning, frustrating consumers who took to social media networks, including Twitter, to vent their frustration. An FNB spokesman has confirmed the downtime and has said the bank will issue a holding

Len de Villiers, Telkom’s chief information officer, says he enjoys a challenge. He says, too, that he’s a sucker for punishment. He’s certainly taking on a big challenge – and a punishing one – in

South Africa’s newest mobile virtual network operator (MVNO), me&you mobile, has gone live, launching services through its website. The company’s head, Brett Howell, said in an e-mail that it’s had