In the news today: RISKAFRICA’s Day Zero event reviewed, brush up on listeriosis, and banks on land expropriation debate


Listeriosis lawsuits possible

Consumers who can establish the source of their illness may have the opportunity to claim for damages, say attorneys in relation to SA’s latest outbreak of listeriosis.  READ MORE

Crypto laundering

UK company Always Efficient LLP has been linked to the laundering by hackers of stolen bitcoins worth £4.5 billion, leaving tens of thousands of customers out of pocket.  READ MORE

Critical to land debate

FirstRand has been assured by President Cyril Ramaphosa’s stance on protecting the economy, jobs and food security but says banks must still be consulted in land expropriation practicalities.  READ MORE

Zim scraps Mugabe policies

The country’s ruling party will bolster is campaign for 2018’s elections by steering away from former president Robert Mugabe’s “look east” policy, say senior officials.  READ MORE

Day Zero collaboration

RISKAFRICA reports back on their Day Zero pop-up event, which set about assisting the tourism sector and other affected businesses in the region with business-continuity insurance.  READ MORE