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New Zealand moves ahead with tobacco laws to create a smoke free future

With the first reading of a new bill in parliament today, Aotearoa New Zealand’s plan to be smoke-free by 2025 takes another tangible step forward.

November 20, 2022
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New regulations make it tougher to hire foreign workers in South Africa – what you need to know

The Department of Employment and Labour (DEL) has published an annexure to South Africa’s immigration regulations, making sure that all work visa applications are vetted by the department first.

November 25, 2022
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The world’s fastest-growing economy has a unique selling proposition

Guyana, the world’s fastest-growing economy, plans to use its newfound oil and gas wealth to fund investments in other sectors that will reduce its dependence on hydrocarbons, its president said.

November 24, 2022
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Key region of South Africa’s governing party elects new leaders

South Africa’s governing African National Congress elected new leaders in the key region of KwaZulu-Natal, though it remains unclear whether the new collective will back president Cyril Ramaphosa’s...

November 19, 2022
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Lab-grown wildebeest on the menu in South Africa

The global push to develop lab-grown meat is taking an exotic twist in South Africa, where slaughter-free cuts of springbok, wildebeest and impala could soon be on the menu.

November 19, 2022
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High-end luxury homes are being snapped up again in these areas by Joburg and international buyers

Top-end sales of luxury homes on the Cape’s sought-after Atlantic Seaboard are flying high, with Pam Golding Properties reporting more unit sales over R20 million on this prestigious coastline in r...

November 20, 2022
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Civil unrest warning for South Africa: “One day it’s going to explode”

South Africa’s former President Thabo Mbeki warned that the country faces the danger of protests similar to those that toppled governments in the Arab world a decade ago unless it addresses growing...

November 19, 2022
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Cotton On has just moved into its R300 million new headquarters at Waterfall

Fashion retailer, the Cotton On Group has joined several other leading name brands in South Africa by moving its headquarters and central distribution centre to Waterfall.

November 24, 2022
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5 important things happening in South Africa today

South Africa is quietly building a new ‘gas bridge’ to Mozambique; Moody’s has sent a warning to South Africa’s failing municipalities; All eyes are on South Africa’s latest inflation numbers on We...

November 23, 2022
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The end of mandatory vaccination policies in South Africa? Not so fast

A lot of attention has been paid in the media recently to the position adopted by trade union federation Cosatu in relation to employers who have adopted a mandatory vaccination policy, but it does...

November 25, 2022
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Warning to South African travellers amid travel chaos

While the travel industry has almost made a full recovery with travel numbers nearing pre-pandemic figures, staff shortages are severely impacting service delivery across the industry in Europe and...

November 26, 2022
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Countries losing trust in the South African passport: minister

Home Affairs minister Aaron Motsoaledi says that his department is clamping down on corruption, and is arresting people on “a weekly basis” for flouting the country’s laws.

November 22, 2022
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