Standard Bank announces top ten finalists in the 2021 Standard Bank Business Awards

The top 10 finalists of Standard Bank’s Business Awards 2021 have been announced.

October 14, 2021
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Industry News

Warning over minimum wage hike for South Africa

The National Minimum Wage Commission has called for recommendations on a new hourly minimum wage for South Africa as part of its annual review.

October 14, 2021
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Business

Finance minister Godongwana on South Africa’s new ‘exit tax’ – and why it’s not a tax

Finance minister Enoch Godongwana has clarified Treasury’s position on South Africans who change their tax residency, saying it is incorrect to call the recent amendments ‘exit taxes’.

October 14, 2021
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Finance

5 important things happening in South Africa today

Cele says the state is close to cracking the insurrectionist plot behind the July riots; Mbalula makes more promises for a resolution to e-tolls; the City of Ekurhuleni was reportedly well aware that waste collectors were getting swindled by its employment programme; and an ongoing health study finds no significant links between Covid vaccines and 23 serious side effects.

October 14, 2021
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Government

South Africans rush to book flights as travel restrictions ease – here’s where they are going

South Africa’s removal from the UK’s travel red list on 11 October has resulted in a flood of travel enquiries and bookings, says the Flight Centre Travel Group (FCTG).

October 14, 2021
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Lifestyle

Mantashe opposes coal ban for climate aid

Rich nations shouldn’t force South Africa to ban new coal-power projects and impose other conditions as a requirement for funding to help reduce its environmental footprint, the country’s energy minister said.

October 14, 2021
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Energy

Why you can trust VodaPay – The one app for anything and everything

The VodaPay super app is designed to bring a new level of convenience to South African consumers.

October 14, 2021
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Industry News

Is this the worst run municipality in South Africa?

It is nearing sunset on a Friday and parked on the bank of the Klip River in Vereeniging, Leon de Klerk sits in his bakkie, door open, sipping a beer and watching the placid waters.

October 13, 2021
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Government

This is how many people left South Africa’s biggest medical aid schemes in the last year

The Council for Medical Schemes (CMS) has published its annual industry report, showing how South Africa’s registered medical schemes navigated the Covid-19 pandemic in 2020, and how they fared in terms of membership.

October 13, 2021
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Business

Eskom CEO outlines load shedding plans for South Africa

Eskom chief executive Andre de Ruyter says the power utility is working on repairs at its power stations, with stage 2 load shedding expected to end shortly, nearly a week after being implemented.

October 13, 2021
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Energy

R15 billion data centre campus planned for Joburg

Vantage Data Centers plans to invest over R15 billion ($1 billion) in its first‐ever African campus, to be based in Johannesburg.

October 13, 2021
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Hardware

Government begins talks on new marriage laws for South Africa

The Department of Home Affairs (DHA) has begun public consultations on its Green Paper on Marriages in South Africa.

October 13, 2021
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Government