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SA to get new driver’s licences

SA to get new driver’s licences

Source: MyBroadband South Africa is set to get new driver’s licences in the next year, Transport minister Fikile Mbalula announced as part of the Driving Licence Card Account’s (DLCA) annual performance plan. The DLCA, which falls under the Department of Transport as...

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Standard Bank launches a service to see if it is offline

Standard Bank launches a service to see if it is offline

Source: Business Insider SA Standard Bank clients were left frustrated by technical problems which impacted payments in the last two weeks of April. On Monday, the bank reported that persistent issues had finally been resolved and that it had launched a new service...

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Microsoft wants to replace Calibri

Microsoft wants to replace Calibri

By Dominick Reuter for Business Insider US Move over, Calibri, there’s a new font in town – though which one will be the choice of voters. On Wednesday, Microsoft’s Design Team put out a call asking for typographophiles to choose the new default font...

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PIC looks to sell malls and office buildings

PIC looks to sell malls and office buildings

By Khulekani Magubane for Fin24 The Public Investment Corporation, which manages civil servant pensions, plans to sell 70 properties – including shopping malls and commercial buildings. First on the chopping block are Edcon’s former training campus and two...

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Attacq sees gradual increase of shoppers in malls

Attacq sees gradual increase of shoppers in malls

By Edward West for IOL Attacq, the real estate investment trust (Reit) that holds Mall of Africa and Waterfall City among its assets, said the easing of lockdown restrictions from March 1, 2021 had resulted in a marked improvement in trading density growth at its...

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RMB concerned over rising food costs

RMB concerned over rising food costs

By Marleny Arnoldi for Creamer Media Rand Merchant Bank (RMB) says rapidly rising agricultural producer price inflation poses a conundrum for food manufacturers about whether to absorb these cost increases or pass them on to already financially constrained consumers....

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Bidvest sells off travel portfolio

Bidvest sells off travel portfolio

By Sandile Mchunu for IOL The Bidvest Group has signed an agreement with National Aviation Services (NAS), Colossal Africa and a consortium consisting of the current executive team to acquire its business BidAir Services for an undisclosed amount. BidAir is the...

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SA’s new debit order system begins on 1 May

SA’s new debit order system begins on 1 May

Source: IOL In an effort to modernise the payment system, the South African Reserve Bank (SARB) has announced that it will implement AC/DebiCheck payment system from 1 May. SARB said the aim of the project was to address the increasing levels of abuse in the debit...

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Netflix launches ‘Play Something’ shuffle feature

Netflix launches ‘Play Something’ shuffle feature

By Sarah Perez for TechCrunch Netflix is officially launching a feature that will make it easier to find something to watch when you’re stuck browsing and unable to make a decision. The service is introducing a tool called “Play Something” to users worldwide — the...

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Google adds Covid-19-related information to travel searches

Google adds Covid-19-related information to travel searches

By Kim Lyons for The Verge Google has unveiled new tools to help people planning their first post-vaccination vacations, as COVID-19 restrictions and requirements still vary widely among domestic and international travel destinations. A Google search for flights,...

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E-commerce and fintech boom will benefit SA consumers

E-commerce and fintech boom will benefit SA consumers

The acceleration of e-commerce as the global Covid-19 pandemic revolutionises buying trends is giving rise to exciting new developments in the financial technology industry. According to research by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD),...

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Bankrupt Post Office wants to stop couriers

Bankrupt Post Office wants to stop couriers

By Hanno Labuschagne for MyBroadband Items like smartphones, small electronics, bank cards, and medication may soon only be delivered through the Post Office. This is if it wins its court face-off with PostNet and the South African Express Parcel Association (SAEPA)...

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