3 things that will hit South Africa’s middle class in the coming months

Rising living costs, primarily due to higher transportation and utility prices, will be a major consideration for the middle-market in 2022.

January 21, 2022
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finance

Here are South Africa’s matric results for 2021

The Department of Basic Education (DBE) has published the matric results for the 2021 cohort.

January 21, 2022
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government

World Bank approves R11.4 billion loan for South Africa

The World Bank has approved South Africa’s request for a $750 million (R11.4 billion) development policy loan.

January 21, 2022
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government

5 important things happening in South Africa today

Eskom says its electricity is cheaper than other countries; political groups call for a higher standard of education; the EFF’s intimidation of restaurants flies in the face of standing court rulings; and Sisulu calls Ramaphosa a liar after the president said she apologised for her attacks on the judiciary and constitution.

January 21, 2022
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business

Netflix forecast for new customers disappoints

Netflix Inc expects to add just 2.5 million subscribers this quarter, a number that falls short of Wall Street’s estimates and would mark the slowest start to a new year for the company in at least a decade.

January 21, 2022
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media

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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trending

How to advertise on TopAuto – An excellent automotive news website

TopAuto is one of South Africa’s biggest and most influential automotive news websites.

January 20, 2022
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industry news

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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trending

How to advertise on TopAuto – An excellent automotive news website

TopAuto is one of South Africa’s biggest and most influential automotive news websites.

January 20, 2022
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industry news

2022 Banking fees compared: Capitec vs FNB vs Nedbank vs Absa vs Standard Bank

The Solidarity Research Institute (SRI) has published its latest Banking Charges report, showing how pricing at South Africa’s biggest banks compares, based on different user profiles.

January 20, 2022
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banking

The average purchase price for a house in South Africa right now – and bank lending behaviour

The latest data from home loan comparison service Ooba reveals that competition among the major banks in South Africa continues to surge.

January 20, 2022
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property

Where to get your 2021 matric results

Education minister Angie Motshekga will announce the overall results of the 2021 matric exams on Thursday evening (20 January), after which the full results will be made available through various channels.

January 20, 2022
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lifestyle

Have you thought about your Estate Plan?

Estate Planning probably isn’t your top New Year’s Resolution – but it should be.

January 20, 2022
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industry news

What to expect from the rand in the coming months

South Africans are likely to hear a wide range of forecasts about the rand this year, from R14/dollar to as high as R17/dollar.

January 20, 2022
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finance

The cost of living in South Africa is going up – what you should know

Overall, the cost of living in South Africa is going up and the South African Reserve Bank (SARB) will be required to respond by raising rates, say analysts at financial services firm Alexander Forbes.

January 20, 2022
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finance

Protect your business with CURA’s Enterprise Risk Management software

CURA’s Enterprise and Operational Risk Management software solutions enable organisations to effectively manage the risk of loss resulting from human error factors and external events.

January 20, 2022
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industry news

Government deciding on how to lift South Africa’s state of disaster: Ramaphosa

President Cyril Ramaphosa says the National Coronavirus Command Council (NCCC) is considering whether or not the country will continue with the National State of Disaster legislation currently in place.

January 20, 2022
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government

Big petrol price hike to hit South Africa in February: economist

South African consumers face little reprieve in the coming months as both fuel and food prices look to creep higher, says Investec chief economist Annabel Bishop.

January 20, 2022
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finance