These are the semi-finalists for South African car of the year 2022

The South African Guild of Mobility Journalists’ Car of the Year (COTY) committee has on Friday announced the semi-finalists for the 2022 SA Car of the Year competition.

January 21, 2022
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motoring

New ‘sick leave’ case South African workers should know about

South Africa’s labour courts recently dealt with the issue of sick leave and when an employee is ‘too sick’ to come into work.

January 21, 2022
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business opinion

South Africa semigration surge: Buyers are snapping up homes and vacant land in these Western Cape hotspot areas

There has been a notable spike in semigration again since the end of the hard lockdown in June 2020 and, showing no signs of abating, December 2021 was a bumper season for real estate in most areas along the Western Cape coastline, says Lew Geffen Sotheby’s International Realty.

January 21, 2022
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property

Ramaphosa has approved new tax laws for South Africa – 5 key changes to know

President Cyril Ramaphosa has approved several tax changes for South Africa.

January 21, 2022
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finance

Top 10 benefits of ERP

The COVID-19 pandemic will not stop businesses that have embraced the ERP way to work.

January 21, 2022
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industry news

What businesses in South Africa are most worried about in 2022

Cyber incidents, business interruption and critical infrastructure blackouts are the top three business risks in South Africa in 2022, according to the Allianz Risk Barometer 2022.

January 21, 2022
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business

South Africa’s ‘real’ matric pass rate is far lower than government’s figures: DA

The opposition Democratic Alliance says the country’s 2021 matric results are not a true reflection of the number of students who are failed by the country’s education system.

January 21, 2022
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government

National South African moving company relocating homes and offices in South Africa or internationally to the United Kingdom

SA Furniture Removals, Cape Removals, JHB Removals, DBN Moving Company & Basingstoke Moves offer efficient and low-cost furniture removals, transportation, delivery, packaging, and storage solutions throughout South Africa – and The UK.

January 21, 2022
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industry news

Ramaphosa holds meetings around new basic income grant for South Africa – and extending R350 Covid grant

President Cyril Ramaphosa, finance minister Enoch Godongwana and social development minister Lindiwe Zulu held meetings with civil society this week to discuss the possible extension of South Africa’s R350 social relief of distress (SRD) grant beyond March 2022 – and the introduction of a basic income grant.

January 21, 2022
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government

World Bank approves R11.4 billion loan for South Africa

The World Bank has approved South Africa’s request for a $750 million (R11.4 billion) development policy loan.

January 21, 2022
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government

New school certificate to be introduced in South Africa from 2022

The Department of Basic Education will pilot the new General Education Certificate (GEC) at hundreds of South African schools in 2022, with plans to roll out the certificate to all schools in the country by the 2024 school year.

January 21, 2022
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government

3 things that will hit South Africa’s middle class in the coming months

Rising living costs, primarily due to higher transportation and utility prices, will be a major consideration for the middle-market in 2022.

January 21, 2022
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finance

Here are South Africa’s matric results for 2021

The Department of Basic Education (DBE) has published the matric results for the 2021 cohort.

January 21, 2022
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government

5 important things happening in South Africa today

Eskom says its electricity is cheaper than other countries; political groups call for a higher standard of education; the EFF’s intimidation of restaurants flies in the face of standing court rulings; and Sisulu calls Ramaphosa a liar after the president said she apologised for her attacks on the judiciary and constitution.

January 21, 2022
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business

Netflix forecast for new customers disappoints

Netflix Inc expects to add just 2.5 million subscribers this quarter, a number that falls short of Wall Street’s estimates and would mark the slowest start to a new year for the company in at least a decade.

January 21, 2022
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media

South African president says minister withdraws attack on judges

South African president Cyril Ramaphosa said tourism minister Lindiwe Sisulu apologised for a series of articles criticizing the nation’s judiciary. The minister denied the president’s statement.

January 21, 2022
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trending

How to advertise on TopAuto – An excellent automotive news website

TopAuto is one of South Africa’s biggest and most influential automotive news websites.

January 20, 2022
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industry news

2022 Banking fees compared: Capitec vs FNB vs Nedbank vs Absa vs Standard Bank

The Solidarity Research Institute (SRI) has published its latest Banking Charges report, showing how pricing at South Africa’s biggest banks compares, based on different user profiles.

January 20, 2022
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banking