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South Africa’s property market is recovering – just not in the way you may have expected

The South African Reserve Bank’s (SARB) Monetary Policy Committee hiked the repo rate by 75 basis points – making financing a home more expensive with the prime lending rate to 9%.

November 25, 2022
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property

This South African grocer is betting big on solar to cut down Eskom bills

Food Lover’s Market says that it will expand its solar investments and implement energy-saving technologies at its distribution centres and certain stores to alleviate its reliance on Eskom-supplie...

November 28, 2022
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energy

Eskom warns of stage 2 load shedding at short notice on Wednesday

Power utility Eskom has warned that it might have to implement load shedding at short notice on Wednesday (10 August), due to losses in generating capacity.

November 29, 2022
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energy

National water crisis looming in South Africa

South Africa’s ageing water infrastructure managed by municipalities is pushing the country away from reliable and safe water supplies.

November 27, 2022
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lifestyle

Massive water outage hitting Johannesburg and Pretoria this week – here’s who’s affected

Rand Water in Johannesburg and the City of Tshwane have issued an alert, warning residents of a 53-hour water outage due to planned maintenance.

November 28, 2022
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government

South Africa business mood at four-month high on tourism boost

An index measuring South African business sentiment rose to a four-month high in July as tourism numbers and new vehicle sales increased.

November 25, 2022
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business opinion

Eskom wants to introduce a new ‘time-of-use’ tariff for residential customers

Power utility Eskom has submitted its proposed 2023 Tariff Restructuring Plan to energy regulator Nersa, showing how the group wants to make sweeping changes to its price structures.

December 3, 2022
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energy

10 things you need to know about South Africa’s proposed two-pot retirement system

Reforms to South Africa’s retirement laws could spell a major shake-up in how people access their pension funds if they are not aware of the proposed changes.

December 2, 2022
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finance

One of South Africa’s biggest banks says the shift to flexible working is paying off

Nedbank chief executive officer, Mike Brown, says that the group’s flexible working practices and real-estate optimisation strategy is leading to cost savings.

November 27, 2022
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banking

Nedbank reports strong earnings growth – lifts interim dividend

Nedbank Group on Wednesday (10 August) published its interim results for the six months ended June 2022 showing a strong performance across all key metrics in a “a complex and difficult external en...

November 24, 2022
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banking

5 important things happening in South Africa today

SANDF clarifies reports of troop deployment; Sanral is under pressure to reissue cancelled tenders on a tight deadline; Eskom has drawn the line at communities threatening its engineers with violen...

December 2, 2022
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business

Food inflation eases, but uncertain crops slow wider relief

While the outlook for global crops is improving from the tumultuous weeks after Russia’s attack on Ukraine, the threats of drought, flooding and blistering heat are keeping supplies tight and price...

November 26, 2022
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lifestyle