South African Reserve Bank
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Should the SARB be nationalised?

It's no time to dress the South African Reserve Bank in Emperor's New Clothes, says Greg Morris, CEO, Sebata Group Holdings.

4:40

Reserve Bank's crypto-currency proposals clear confusion

The central bank's proposal to introduce tighter controls on crypto-currencies provides legal certainty for those dealing in crypto assets, experts say.

6:20
Jan 17, 2019

WorldRemit plans massive African expansion

The digital money transfer service has lofty ambitions for its new South African business and extensive plans for expansion across Africa.

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Reserve Bank proposes tighter crypto-currency controls

The central bank issues a consultation paper on policy proposals on crypto assets in SA.

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Nov 8, 2018

MTN Nigeria battle could impact SA's financial stability

MTN's $10 billion battle with the Nigerian authorities could increase the risk to SA's financial system depending on the outcome, says the South African Reserve Bank.

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Oct 30, 2018

Michael Jordaan's digital bank starts first test phase

Former FNB CEO Michael Jordaan's new venture, Bank Zero, enters alpha testing.

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SARB's blockchain project gets global recognition

Central Banking Publications recognises Project Khokha for its promise shown in the central banking, regulatory and supervisory environment.

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SARB lauds blockchain project though it won't go live

The central bank says there are still many issues to consider before the decision to adopt a distributed ledger tech-based system is taken.

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Jun 5, 2018

SARB blockchain project successful

The South African Reserve Bank releases a report showing an internal experiment with blockchain technology was successful.

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Disrupting the disrupted

In the fintech and crypto-currency industry, rapid innovation punishes those who wait, says Seshree Govender, associate at Webber Wentzel.

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Feb 21, 2018

Budget: Govt backs digital banking services

The South African government throws its weight behind banking entrants that harness the power of technology and bring innovation into the financial sector.

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Feb 14, 2018

Bring on regulation, say SA fintech players

Fintech is an enabler, not a threat, to make financial services more relevant to a changing society, says an insider.

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