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Cape Town to introduce new alcohol laws

The Western Cape provincial government is moving forward on proposed amendments to the Western Cape Liquor Act, says premier Alan Winde.

February 15, 2022
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This new calculator shows how South Africans can move to UK on a work visa

The UK government has introduced a new tool to help foreign workers determine if they meet the conditions to qualify for a Skilled Worker visa according to the UK’s immigration points system.

February 11, 2022
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Call for new drinking age and other alcohol laws in South Africa

The Southern African Alcohol Policy Alliance (SAAPA) has called on president Cyril Ramaphosa to commit to a number of alcohol-related regulatory changes in his state of the nation address on Thursd...

February 10, 2022
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Omicron variant now accounts for fifth of Covid cases in South Africa

The omicron sub-variant BA.2, which appears to be more transmissible than the original strain, accounted for almost a fifth of South African coronavirus cases in January compared with 4% in Decembe...

February 4, 2022
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These are the 21 best universities in South Africa

A new ranking by the Informatics Institute at the Middle East Technical University, in Turkey, lists the 21 top universities in South Africa.

February 2, 2022
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10 countries you can retire to in 2022 – and how much it costs to live there

International Living has published its annual Global Retirement Index, detailing the best countries to retire to in 2022.

January 28, 2022
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South Africans can now apply for this popular US scholarship

Applications have opened for this year’s Fulbright Foreign Student Program which provides grants for South African university graduates to pursue studies at a United States university.

January 28, 2022
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More South Africans becoming New Zealand residents under new scheme

About 5,000 people have become residents in New Zealand under a fast-track government scheme launched in December 2021, with migrants from India, South Africa, and the Philippines topping the appro...

January 28, 2022
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Updated travel restrictions for South Africa

Several countries and airlines have announced eased travel restrictions for South Africa as governments look to shift towards the endemic phase of the Covid-19 pandemic.

January 28, 2022
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Mediclinic sends NHI warning to South Africa

Private hospital group Mediclinic has warned that the government’s proposed National Health Insurance (NHI) system will introduce a number of key threats to health in South Africa – including the d...

January 27, 2022
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Where to get your 2021 matric results

Education minister Angie Motshekga will announce the overall results of the 2021 matric exams on Thursday evening (20 January), after which the full results will be made available through various c...

January 20, 2022
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MRNA booster shots such as Pfizer don’t block Omicron: South Africa study

Booster shots with mRNA vaccines such as those made by Pfizer and BioNTech failed to block infection with the omicron coronavirus variant in the first study of its kind, South African researchers s...

January 19, 2022
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