In the news today: Steinhoff shareholders to sue, Iran sanctions could affect MTN’s future dividends, and the ANC says no to “land grabs or anarchy”


Shareholders to sue Steinhoff for R185bn

Brace yourself for the biggest class-action lawsuit in South Africa’s history.  READ MORE

Iran sanctions to hurt MTN?

The mobile telecommunications company’s shares dipped by 6% as the US announced further sanctions against Iran. “The sanctions may limit the ability of the group to repatriate cash from MTN Irancell, including future dividends,” says CEO Rob Shuter.  READ MORE

“We will not allow land grabs or anarchy”

President Cyril Ramaphosa says the land reform process will be carefully managed.  READ MORE

Consumers, insurers tussle over DNA testing

Consumers can assess their health risks with direct-to-consumer DNA testing kits. Should life insurers have access to this sensitive information?  READ MORE

Virseker a surprise SAcsi leader

The niche short-term insurer comes out ahead on Consulta’s 2018 South African Customer Satisfaction Index (SAcsi).  READ MORE