Updated travel restrictions for South Africa

Germany has removed South Africa from its list of high-risk countries, giving travellers another route into the EU’s Schengen region.

September 20, 2021
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Lifestyle

5 important things happening in South Africa today

Government promises to ramp up bid to get South Africa off the UK’s red list for travel; South Africa’s third Covid wave could be over this week; IEC says it overshot voter registration targets; Zuma failed to convince SA courts, so he’s heading to African courts to state his case.

September 20, 2021
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Trending

30 of the most in-demand skills that will help you get a job in the next five years

Online course provider Coursera has published its industry skills report for 2021, detailing the most in-demand skills across the world right now.

September 19, 2021
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Technology

How many managers read African International News Magazine every month

African International News Magazine is read by 7 million South African readers each month – 3 million of whom are managers.

September 19, 2021
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Industry News

South Africa and the ANC are facing a make or break moment: Ramaphosa

President Cyril Ramaphosa says that the ANC should be frank about its failures in government but shine the spotlight on its successes, especially the government’s handling of the Covid-19 pandemic and the resulting economic meltdown.

September 19, 2021
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Government

Bad news for South African travellers – UK ‘red list’ travel ban stays in place

The UK government has opted to keep South Africa on its red list for travel – holding in place incredibly restrictive and expensive quarantine conditions for local travellers.

September 18, 2021
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Trending

11 new subjects planned for colleges and universities in South Africa

The Media, Information and Communication Technologies Sector Education and Training Authority (MICT SETA) has developed 11 new qualifications aimed at addressing the shortage of skilled labour in South Africa’s IT sector.

September 17, 2021
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IT Services

Beware this type of fraud in South Africa

Cybercriminals are constantly adapting their approach to deceive their targets and increase their success rate, says J2 chief executive officer, John Mc Loughlin.

September 17, 2021
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Cloud and hosting

SARS has set up a specific division to go after this type of tax

The South African Revenue Service (SARS) has identified the electronic services sector as an area of focus and established a specific division to review the sector and ensure compliance, says professional services firm PwC.

September 17, 2021
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IT Services

These 12 popular cars in South Africa are priced under R250,000

Twelve of the top-selling new passenger vehicles in South Africa’s top 30 for the month of August, are priced below the average price of a pre-owned vehicle financed by Wesbank, that being around R253,000.

September 17, 2021
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Motoring

Investing in a unit trust in South Africa – what you should know

Over the past decade, there has been a surge in the number of unit trusts that South African investors can choose from. Currently, there are well over one thousand unit trusts available, notes David Crosoer, chief investment officer at PPS Investments.

September 17, 2021
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Finance

10 winning South African Chenin Blanc wines to impress at your next dinner party

The quality of South African Chenin has never been better, say the 2021 Standard Bank Chenin Blanc Top Ten Challenge judges.

September 17, 2021
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Trending

How to boost your chances of being approved for a home loan in South Africa

In the face of record-low interest rates and bargain property prices, even life-long tenants are taking the plunge and applying for a home loan.

September 17, 2021
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Property

Cape Town plans new rules for pet owners – including how to handle noisy dogs

The City of Cape Town’s mayoral committee (Mayco) has approved an updated animal keeping policy, which includes updated regulations around pet ownership.

September 17, 2021
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Lifestyle

Beware these additional costs and rules when buying your ideal home in a complex or estate

Having navigated the complex process of buying their first home, many first-time sellers understandably believe that the sale process will be a comparative walk in the park.

September 17, 2021
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Property

SARS is stepping up its prosecution game against South Africans living abroad

South Africans living abroad should be aware of the seriousness of the South African Revenue Service (SARS) dealing with non-compliance, says specialist tax advisory Tax Consulting SA.

September 17, 2021
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Finance

A look at Cape Town’s new R900,000 micro-apartments – which are covered in plants

Dogon Properties has launched its new micro-apartments in Cape Town, with the 24-storey building set to be the first ‘biophilic’ development of its kind in South Africa.

September 17, 2021
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Property

Here is the expected petrol price for October

Mid-month data from the Central Energy Fund (CEF) shows that fuel prices could decline in October, bringing welcome relief for motorists.

September 17, 2021
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Energy