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In-demand jobs in South Africa – the skills companies are looking for right now

Professional recruitment group Michael Page published a report on the prevailing hiring trends for 2021, showing which professional jobs and skills are in high demand across various sectors.

October 14, 2021
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Patrice Motsepe backed stock exchange expects 2023 breakeven

Four-year-old South African stock exchange A2X, backed by billionaire Patrice Motsepe’s African Rainbow Capital Investments, expects to break even by 2023 as trading in the secondary listings it offers takes off.

October 13, 2021
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South Africa’s state of disaster extended by another month

Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs minister Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma has extended South Africa;sn national state of disaster by a further month.

October 13, 2021
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South Africa is a global hotspot for these types of crimes

While South Africa’s national crime statistics make it evident why the country is seen as one of the worst places in the world for violent crime, the latest Global Organized Crime Index shows that country also carries the dishonour of being a hotspot for things like drug and arms trafficking and environmental crimes.

October 8, 2021
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South Africa to look at Covid-19 vaccines for under-18s before end of October: health minister

The government is still focused on giving Covid-19 vaccines to older and at-risk South Africans, but will look at opening vaccinations to younger age groups, says Health minister Dr Joe Phaahla.

October 8, 2021
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Best restaurants in the world including one new entry from South Africa

The best restaurant in the world is Noma. Once again. It has won the award four times in the past.

October 6, 2021
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South Africa faces major crime wave in the coming months: experts

A move to an adjusted level 1 lockdown and the upcoming festive season means South Africans should brace for a surge in crime, especially cash-in-transit (CIT) robberies, experts warn.

October 4, 2021
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Covid pill results raise hopes for countries struggling to vaccinate their populations

As Merck & Co races ahead with an experimental pill that could play a pivotal role in the fight against Covid-19, efforts are intensifying to bring the drug to developing countries that have struggled to vaccinate their populations.

October 2, 2021
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What is a trophy tree? And why is it a potential problem for South Africa’s super-rich?

Starting September, many homeowners flock outdoors to enjoy the start of Spring; this may even result in a purchase of a plant or two for one’s garden. But if you are super-rich, your love for the outdoors may culminate into spending anything between R500,000 and R1 million on a single tree for your property.

October 1, 2021
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5 things to look out for on the rand’s movement right now

South Africa is closely intertwined with the global economy, and as an emerging economy, is more vulnerable to international crises than developed countries, which can harness greater resources to mitigate repercussions of these crises – such as the Covid-19 pandemic – than are available to emerging economies.

October 1, 2021
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Government meeting to review lockdown restrictions for South Africa

President Cyril Ramaphosa will hold meetings in the coming days around South Africa’s adjusted level 2 lockdown and the possibility of new restrictions, say Western Cape premier Alan Winde.

September 30, 2021
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South Africa’s best universities to study at if you want a job

As the world recovers from the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic, the importance of graduating with the skills and qualities required by modern employers has arguably never been greater, says higher education analysts QS Quacquarelli Symonds.

September 29, 2021
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