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New job roles you can expect in 2022

Prior to the outbreak of the coronavirus, in 2019, while many businesses may have been exploring digital transformation or rethinking their office work arrangements, it was the Covid-19pandemic tha...

February 4, 2022
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What you need to know about proposed vape taxes for South Africa

National Treasury is asking for public comment by 7 February 2022 on its proposals to impose a specific excise tax on both the non-nicotine and nicotine solutions in e-cigarettes, note Wesley Grimm...

February 4, 2022
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Meta miss as Facebook users stall

Facebook’s user growth faltered in the latest quarter, the first stagnation in the social network’s history, stoking concern that Meta Platforms Inc.’s flagship product and core advertising moneyma...

February 3, 2022
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Scientists have some good news about the new Omicron variant spreading in South Africa

The discovery of the new BA.2 Omicron variant has raised concerns that South Africa could see another wave in infections

February 3, 2022
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New Omicron variant could cause surge in infections in South Africa

A sub-variant of the omicron coronavirus strain, known as BA.2, is spreading rapidly in South Africa and may cause a second surge of infections in the current wave, one of the country’s top scienti...

February 2, 2022
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Mantashe rallies behind coal producers

South Africa’s minerals and energy minister Gwede Mantashe rallied behind the nation’s coal producers, emphasizing that fossil fuel will still be used for decades.

February 1, 2022
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New findings on Omicron variant amid calls to treat Covid like the flu

New studies are emerging that suggest the latest version of the highly-infectious Omicron variant is transmitting even faster than the original, and mild cases of the first may not offer much prote...

February 1, 2022
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South Africa’s emergency power procurement clears legal hurdle

A key obstacle to an emergency program to supply 2,000 megawatts of power to South Africa’s grid has been removed with the dismissal of a legal challenge to the process by a losing bidder.

January 31, 2022
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Scientists point to potential pathway for the emergence of novel variants

A South African woman suffering from inadequately treated HIV, and who harbored Covid-19 for nine months saw the respiratory virus develop at least 21 mutations while in her body, according to a st...

January 31, 2022
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South Africa’s military strength in 2022 vs the world

Military website, Global Firepower, has published its military strength ranking for 2022 featuring 140 countries, with the ranking utilising more than 50 different factors to determine a given nati...

January 24, 2022
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South African president says minister withdraws attack on judges

South African president Cyril Ramaphosa said tourism minister Lindiwe Sisulu apologised for a series of articles criticizing the nation’s judiciary. The minister denied the president’s statement.

January 21, 2022
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5 important things happening in South Africa today

Electricity prices could be increasing by even more than expected; IEB matric results are out; scientists say lockdown should end and common sense should prevail; red flags raised over state captur...

January 19, 2022
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