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South Africa state capture report makes damning findings against ruling party and top officials

A judicial commission which has spent almost four years probing graft in South Africa concluded that the state had been “captured” during former president Jacob Zuma’s tenure and made damning findings against the ruling party and top officials.

January 4, 2022
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South Africa corruption probe nears completion in ‘defining moment’

A South African judicial panel that has spent almost four years probing endemic corruption has finally begun winding down, submitting the first of three reports to president Cyril Ramaphosa.

January 4, 2022
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Allow GPs to give Covid vaccines: South African Medical Association

The South African Medical Association (SAMA) is calling on the government to allow general practitioners to administer Covid-19 vaccines in South Africa.

January 4, 2022
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Global Omicron cases surge as many give up on testing

Almost twice as many people were diagnosed with Covid-19 in the past seven days as the pandemic’s previous weekly record thanks to a tsunami of omicron that has swamped every aspect of daily life in many parts of the globe.

January 3, 2022
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How owning an electric vehicle can affect your insurance

Electric vehicles (EVs) are still a tiny part of the South African car market, but that’s about to change as global interest in EVs surges and government fast-tracks plans to create a thriving local EV industry.

December 31, 2021
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What to expect in 2022 – including the arrival of a new class of jobs

The great unplanned work from home experiment has advanced thinking on workforce strategies, work models, and business models by decades, says Tim Minahan, executive vice president of strategy at digital workspace solutions provider, Citrix. And we’re about to see a massive explosion in innovation because of it, he says.

December 30, 2021
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How to switch to a Skilled Worker visa in the UK under new rules

Under the new rules, workers in the UK who hold a student, youth mobility scheme or intra-company transfer visa are now allowed to switch to a Skilled Worker visa without having to leave the UK, says Darren Faife, managing director, business immigration at Sable International.

December 26, 2021
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Top 4 most expensive mistakes made by small businesses in South Africa, including tax returns

New research by business management platform Xero reveals that South African small businesses are making mistakes costing them an average of R91,311 per year due to a lack of financial knowledge.

December 24, 2021
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Christmas is a busy time for criminals in South Africa

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas—which spells a busy time for criminals, notes ATG Digital, an access control and visitor management software company.

December 22, 2021
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Joburg and foreign buyers are flocking to these areas in South Africa

While 2021 has been a great year for property, the story of the year is the significant uptick in the R20 million-plus sector and sales to foreign buyers which is at the highest level in over three years, says Samuel Seeff, chairman of the Seeff Property Group.

December 18, 2021
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Government to review lockdown restrictions next week

Health minister Joe Phaahla says that, while South Africa is currently sticking to lockdown level 1, the National Coronavirus Command Council (NCCC) will meet early next week to review any updated data.

December 17, 2021
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Early indications suggest Gauteng has reached Covid peak, says health minister

Health Minister Joe Phaahla on Friday (17 December), provided an update on Covid-19 infections in South Africa.

December 17, 2021
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