Showing posts with category "lifestyle"

New school calendar for South Africa cuts down on holidays

The Department of Basic Education has gazetted the confirmed school calendar for 2024, adding to the calendar for 2023  – published earlier this year.

August 4, 2022
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Cape Town gets another direct flight to the USA

Delta airlines alongside United have announced new nonstop routes from US major metros to Cape Town International Airport.

August 3, 2022
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These are the best-performing public schools in South Africa

The Department of Basic Education was asked to identify the top-performing schools in every province in South Africa, and identified over 320 and public and private schools that attained a 100% pas...

August 1, 2022
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How much the average domestic worker is paid in South Africa

Domestic workers in South Africa are still being severely underpaid – despite being brought up to 100% of the national minimum wage in 2022.

August 1, 2022
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Major change for maintenance and divorce in South Africa

A new ruling by the Supreme Court of Appeal has resulted in a change to how maintenance is required for a child during divorce proceedings.

July 29, 2022
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Massive food price increases in South Africa – here’s what you’re paying more for

The latest Household Affordability Index by the Pietermaritzburg Economic Justice & Dignity group (PMBEJD) shows that food prices continued to climb in July.

July 29, 2022
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Beware these new hijacking trends in South Africa

Criminal syndicates are changing the way they hijack victims forcing everyday South Africans to be more aware of their surroundings.

July 26, 2022
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South Africa’s divorce and maintenance rules you should know about

Legal experts answer some of South Africans most asked questions surrounding divorce and the maintenance of their children.

July 22, 2022
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Good news for South Africans who want British citizenship – here’s who could qualify

New avenues to get British citizenship have opened for South Africans with immigration consultants from Breytenbachs outlining who may qualify.

July 22, 2022
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The best universities in South Africa to study these subjects

ShanghaiRanking has published its Global Ranking of Academic Subjects report for 2022 ranking the top tertiary institutions globally by the quality of their subject offerings. The ranking includes ...

July 22, 2022
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‘Perfect storm’ of high costs hits car owners in South Africa

Motorists in South Africa will feel punch drunk after months of continual fuel price hikes, while rising inflation and incoming interest rate hikes are piling on the blows.

July 22, 2022
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Doctors and nurses are leaving South Africa – and it means you’ll pay more, medical aid warns

Part of South Africa’s national woes includes the significant shortage of skilled workers in critical industries, says Craig Comrie, chief executive officer of the medical scheme Profmed.

July 21, 2022
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