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Among the many things the pandemic has shown us, the most encouraging is that, when faced with the need and the opportunity, South Africans have the willingness to embrace ways to restructure our present and the foresight to plan for a reimagining of the future.
Author: Staff Writer
Posted: August 1, 2021, 9:00 am
Sentiment around South Africa’s economic future may be somewhat dubious and uncertain, but the country offers a myriad of opportunities for innovation and resourcefulness.
Author: Staff Writer
Posted: August 1, 2021, 7:00 am
Thousands of schools across South Africa will not be able to resume full-time classes on Monday (2 August), as they are not able to meet the physical distance requirements for learners and staff, the Sunday Times reports.
Author: Staff Writer
Posted: August 1, 2021, 5:42 am
National Treasury published the latest Draft Tax Bills on 28 July 2021, which incorporate the tax proposals made in the 2021 Budget.
Author: Staff Writer
Posted: August 1, 2021, 5:00 am
In these tough economic times, South African car buyers are desperate to find good value, which is generating increased demand for quality, well-priced vehicles in the used car market.
Author: Staff Writer
Posted: July 31, 2021, 3:30 pm
Many retirees see retirement as a transitioning from the working grind, to days of leisure and relaxation.
Author: Staff Writer
Posted: July 31, 2021, 1:00 pm
While business confidence appear to be on the rise based on wage increase decisions, most businesses are taking a measured approach, new data for South Africa shows.
Author: Staff Writer
Posted: July 31, 2021, 11:00 am
South Africa has joined 130 other countries in calls to introduce a global tax.
Author: Staff Writer
Posted: July 31, 2021, 9:00 am
Motorists will see yet another big increase in the fuel price in August, as a result of rising oil prices, and a softer local currency against the dollar over the last month.
Author: Staff Writer
Posted: July 31, 2021, 7:47 am
With interest rates still at their lowest levels in almost 50 years, more homeowners are weighing the pros and cons of asking their bank to convert their home loan from a variable interest rate to a fixed rate for the next few years.
Author: Staff Writer
Posted: July 31, 2021, 6:30 am
"Invest every single dime you have, early and as often as you can." That's the advice from Mary Callahan Erdoes, the chief executive officer of JP Morgan Chase's Asset and Wealth Management division on how to retire early.
Author: Staff Writer
Posted: July 31, 2021, 5:00 am
The Italian Embassy in Pretoria has dismissed reports on a 'new visa route' to gain Italian citizenship as a scam.
Author: Staff Writer
Posted: July 30, 2021, 3:07 pm
With the COVID-19 pandemic continuing to affect every facet of our society, Discovery is taking a proactive stance in encouraging clients to vaccinate themselves; and in so doing, help South Africa achieve its goal of herd immunity.
Author: Partner
Posted: July 30, 2021, 3:06 pm
National Treasury has published the latest Draft Tax Bills, which incorporates tax proposals made in the 2021 Budget.
Author: Staff Writer
Posted: July 30, 2021, 3:00 pm
While the government has committed to financially help South Africans impacted by the social unrest and Covid-19 lockdowns, Treasury has also made it clear that the country is not in great financial shape.
Author: Staff Writer
Posted: July 30, 2021, 1:05 pm
Eskom chief executive Andre de Ruyter laid out a funding plan to help the company, which generates the bulk of South Africa’s power from coal, transition away from the use of the dirtiest fossil fuel.
Author: Bloomberg
Posted: July 30, 2021, 12:29 pm
While South Africa has always been seen as a country that offers opportunities to businesses and individuals who are willing to 'stick it out', the situation has changed over the last five years, says Sygnia executive chairman Magda Wierzycka.
Author: Staff Writer
Posted: July 30, 2021, 11:24 am
The South Africa Police Service (SAPS) says that its workforce has steadily declined over the last five years.
Author: Staff Writer
Posted: July 30, 2021, 9:55 am
Less than a third of middle-class South Africans (30%) are positive about the future of South Africa, while 27% say that they are likely to emigrate within the next five years.
Author: Staff Writer
Posted: July 30, 2021, 9:41 am
Discovery Life says that being vaccinated against Covid-19 is now an additional consideration in determining life insurance premiums and benefits for new clients.
Author: Staff Writer
Posted: July 30, 2021, 8:12 am
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