New case tackles mandatory vaccinations at work in South Africa

South Africa’s employment tribunal has issued its first decision on the dismissal of an employee for refusing to get vaccinated against Covid-19.

January 26, 2022
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business

5 important things happening in South Africa today

Refusing to vaccinate for work? The CCMA rules on a new case; legal expert warns that the NPA doesn’t have the capacity to deal with all the corruption cases coming its way; Outa lays contempt of court charges against Sanral; Public protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane starts the year off with another loss in court.

January 26, 2022
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business

Good news for driving licences in South Africa

Driving licence cards in South Africa are produced by the DLCA – a national entity that produces these driving licence cards for Driving Licence Testing Centres around the country.

January 26, 2022
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motoring

Microsoft’s shares rebound as forecast focuses on cloud growth

Microsoft Corp shares rose in late trading, reversing an earlier decline, after the software giant gave a forecast that reassured investors the company’s Azure cloud-computing business still has potential to drive growth.

January 26, 2022
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cloud and hosting

The businesses hit hardest by liquidations in South Africa right now – with jobs not coming back

Statistics South Africa has published its latest report on liquidations and insolvencies, showing how South African businesses fared in 2021.

January 25, 2022
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business

Volvo reveals first all-electric vehicle in South Africa, priced at R1.2 million

The Volvo XC40 P8 Recharge has been spotted on South African roads, marking the local arrival of the Swedish firm’s first all-electric vehicle (EV).

January 25, 2022
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motoring

Petrol price hike warning for South Africa

While a January petrol price decrease softened the blow for motorists at the start of the work year, the nature of fuel price fluctuations suggests that it is only a matter of time before the R20/litre barrier is breached again, warn analysts at professional services firm PwC.

January 25, 2022
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energy

Petrol price hike warning for South Africa

While a January petrol price decrease softened the blow for motorists at the start of the work year, the nature of fuel price fluctuations suggests that it is only a matter of time before the R20/litre barrier is breached again, warn analysts at professional services firm PwC.

January 25, 2022
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energy

The best way to get a new smartphone app for your business

If you would like to get a new smartphone app for your company in 2022, Codehesion is the best choice.

January 25, 2022
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industry news

How to buy USDT on Yellow Card in South Africa

Since their creation and use, cryptocurrencies are known for their volatility. But, amongst the crypto coins that are gaining popularity and tackling the problem of cryptocurrency volatility, Tether was introduced in 2014 and became USDT later on.

January 25, 2022
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industry news

Pick n Pay’s vehicle licence renewal service is now available in all stores – how much it costs

Pick n Pay has launched its new vehicle licence disc renewal service nationally due to massive customer demand.

January 25, 2022
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motoring

Extending South Africa’s R350 grant by another year to cost taxpayers R35 billion: economist

It is now the base case view that the Social Relief of Distress (SRD) grant will be extended for at least the 2022/23 fiscal year, says Jeff Schultz, senior economist at BNP Paribas South Africa.

January 25, 2022
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finance

The rand will likely collapse if Ramaphosa is not re-elected ANC president: economists

South Africa is likely to see a subdued year of growth in 2022, but certain key events such as the ANC’s elective conference in December could have a significant impact on the economy.

January 25, 2022
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business

New rules planned for foreign workers in South Africa

The Department of Employment and Labour (DEL) has raised concerns around illegal recruitment practices in South Africa – including the hiring of immigrant foreign workers who are not in the country lawfully.

January 25, 2022
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business

Crypto in 2022: From crypto adoption outpacing the internet, to which sectors are worth watching out for and everything in between

The markets may be experiencing a volatile start to the year, but 2022 is gearing up to continue the adoption pace of crypto that 2021 set.

January 25, 2022
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industry news

MTN, Vodacom, Telkom and Cell C join forces to take on criminals

South Africa’s leading telecommunication operators – including MTN, Vodacom, Telkom SA, Cell C and Liquid Intelligent Technologies – have established a non-profit organisation, the Communication Risk Information Centre (Comric), which seeks to better protect their network investments and advance the country’s participation in the Fourth Industrial Revolution.

January 25, 2022
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telecommunications

Big drop in tax collections in South Africa

National Treasury and the South African Revenue Service (SARS) have published the annual Tax Statistics for 2021.

January 25, 2022
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finance

5 important things happening in South Africa today

Scientists and medical experts add to the call for the state of disaster and lockdown to end; tax official says that Zuma’s years as president set South Africa’s economy back more than a decade; Shoprite throws South Africa’s sugar industry a lifeline; and striking ANC workers could cause problems for the party’s elective conference.

January 25, 2022
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business