South Africa could get a new TV licence tax next week: legal experts

Finance minister Enoch Godongwana is set to deliver his maiden budget speech on 23 February, with Treasury largely expected to stick to script. However, it could provide the government opportunity ...

February 17, 2022
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budget speech

What if you had a 2nd chance to build your wealth?

In the third part of 10X Investments’ series on Rebuilding your wealth, Caroline Naylor-Renn offers a few pointers on applying lessons from past mistakes (your own and other people’s)

February 17, 2022
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industry news

Standard Bank is making changes to its UCount Rewards

Standard Bank’s says that its UCount Rewards programme will undergo a series of changes from March 2022, which includes incentivising members to use digital channels and make smart money moves.

February 17, 2022
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banking

New DNA laws for South Africa – how they work

Prisoners convicted of serious offences in South Africa will have to give compulsory DNA samples under the Criminal Law (Forensic Procedures) Amendment Bill.

February 17, 2022
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government

Business Talk – David Buckham discusses his journey as founder of Monocle

David Buckham discusses how Monocle has been able to overcome several global financial crises since he founded it in 2002.

February 17, 2022
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banking

Only a fraction of South Africa’s airforce is operational right now

Presentations by state-owned Denel and Armscor to parliament this week show a significant deterioration of South Africa’s military vehicle capacity – and that the country does not have the air or g...

February 17, 2022
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government

5 important things happening in South Africa today

eThekwini’s solid waste department racks up millions of rands in overtime; City of Joburg threatens to shut down Sandton City; students at UCT disrupt lectures and threaten further action; and Rama...

February 17, 2022
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business

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Tax season’s almost over

Did you know that there is an easily accessible investment product for South Africans in which you don’t have to pay any tax on your investment growth (interest income, dividend or capital gains)? ...

February 17, 2022
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industry news

Here is the expected petrol price for March

Mid-month fuel price data supplied by East Cape Fuels shows that South African motorists can expect steep fuel price hikes in March.

February 17, 2022
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energy

Tax hikes to look out for next week – including a higher fuel levy: Nedbank

Nedbank has published its preview ahead of finance minister Enoch Godongwana’s inaugural budget speech on 23 February.

February 17, 2022
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finance

South African study calms fears of harsher new version of Omicron variant

The rapidly spreading omicron BA.2 subvariant doesn’t cause significantly more severe disease than the original version, according to a South African study that appears to allay fears it causes har...

February 17, 2022
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trending

Electric flying taxis take centre stage

Electric flying taxis took centre stage at the Singapore Airshow this week as pressure to cut emissions and rebound from the pandemic leads airlines to invest in short, battery-powered hops to spur...

February 17, 2022
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technology

OpenText Cloud – Fast and affordable cloud solutions

OpenText is the best choice for moving your organization to the cloud.

February 17, 2022
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industry news

Buying low and selling high? Maybe you’re doing it wrong…

For decades there has been a prevailing belief to “buy low and sell high” in order to be profitable when investing. It’s time to retire that expression.

February 17, 2022
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industry news

Two new universities to be confirmed for South Africa this year

The Department of Higher Education and Training says it will complete planning work on the formation of two new universities for South Africa this year.

February 17, 2022
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government

Crypto’s winning formula: It’s about investing in sectors, not coins

It cannot be denied, investing in cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and Ethereum has proven to be a profitable choice.

February 17, 2022
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industry news

3 reasons why cryptocurrencies are a long term investors’ dream

With Bitcoin and the cryptocurrency market growing at over 150% a year, it’s easy to see why long term investors have been becoming more involved in this new asset class.

February 17, 2022
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industry news

Here’s why this crypto sector is outperforming Bitcoin

Last year we saw the great migration towards cryptocurrency adoption begin. This extended further than even Bitcoin.

February 17, 2022
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industry news