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2021 Budget in a nutshell

2021 Budget in a nutshell

Source: SA Commercial Prop News Finance Minister Tito Mboweni on Wednesday delivered the toughest budget since the dawn of democracy. His speech comes in the wake of shocking unemployment figures that were shared by Stats SA on Tuesday. The unemployment rate in the...

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Uber South Africa faces class action lawsuit

Uber South Africa faces class action lawsuit

By Khulekani Magubane for Fin24 Two law firms have announced that they will initiate an opt-out class action lawsuit on behalf of South African Uber drivers. This comes after the UK Supreme Court ruled last week that Uber drivers should legally be classified as...

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Google Maps gets full-fledged dark mode on Android

Source: IOL Google Maps is now getting a full-fledged dark mode on Android – a feature has been in testing since September 2020. “These days, we are all experiencing a bit of screen fatigue. With the dark themes in Google Maps soon expanding to all Android...

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Massive car licence rush expected to hit SA

Massive car licence rush expected to hit SA

Source: capetown.gov The City of Cape Town managed to license and register the more than 1,3-million registered vehicles in Cape Town in only six months, between June 2020 and December 2020. This is a doubling of the number of vehicle transactions normally done per...

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SA’s jobless grows to 7.2m

SA’s jobless grows to 7.2m

By Siphelele Dludla for IOL South Africa’s unemployment rate increased by 1.7 percentage points to an unprecedented 32.5 percent in the fourth quarter of 2020 compared from 30.8 percent in the previous quarter. This is the highest jobless rate since the start of the...

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Sandton City sees a spike in luxury purchases

Sandton City sees a spike in luxury purchases

By Londiwe Buthelezi for Fin24 The owner of Sandton City says footfall at the country’s premier shopping centre recovered to 87% of pre-lockdown levels on weekends in October. Its other big malls, such as Eastgate in the East Rand and Liberty Midlands Mall in...

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SA’s matric results shock

SA’s matric results shock

By Jamie McKane for MyBroadband The recent matric results announced by Minister of Basic Education Angie Motshekga reflected a pass rate of 76.2%, down by more than five percentage points compared with last year’s results. Additionally, the “real matric pass rate”,...

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TOWER celebrates one-year anniversary

TOWER celebrates one-year anniversary

One of the largest self-adhesive brands in South Africa, TOWER, celebrates its first anniversary as an independent company, while also settling into their new offices and manufacturing facilities. TOWER began its journey in 1966 with a simple dream: to make life...

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Chairman’s letter – February 2021

Chairman’s letter – February 2021

On the Covid front, the first batch of the vaccine arrived with much fanfare, only to be found ineffective for the SA strain of the virus. This was followed by a small quantity of the J&J vaccine which was started to be rolled out to frontline workers. Hopefully...

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Anton Herbst appointed CEO of Tarsus

Anton Herbst appointed CEO of Tarsus

Source: ITWeb Technology group Tarsus has appointed Anton Herbst as its CEO with effect from March, replacing Miles Crisp, who resigned earlier this month. The company says Herbst brings to the role more than two decades of leadership experience in the ICT...

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