Wed, 20 February, 2019
Pensioners

Grant For Pensioners To Increase To At Least R1,780 Monthly

Pensioners can again look forward to an inflation-linked increase in their social grants this year.The government spending on social grants will increase to R567 billion.The number of beneficiaries who receive social assistance from the state is expected to increase from 17.9 million to 18.6 million over the next three...
Jason Rohde

Jason Rohde To Be Sentenced In A Week

Wife killer Jason Rohde will be sentenced in a week's time following the completion of...
mboweni

Eskom, Tough Talk & Gardening: All You Need To Know About #Budget2019

CAPE TOWN - Less money to play with, stubbornly low growth, SOEs dependent on the...

Eskom To Take Centre Stage At State Capture Inquiry

JOHANNESBURG - The state capture commission of inquiry will start hearing evidence about Eskom and...

Why An Aloe For Budget? We Need To Withstand The Elements, Says Mboweni

CAPE TOWN - Finance Minister Tito Mboweni used the Aloe Ferox as an analogy for...
CIGARETTE PRICE UP

Cigarette Price Up R1.14, Whisky Up R4 Per Bottle, Beer By 12C A Can

As usual, drinking and smoking will cost you more, but vapers beware - Treasury is...
Budget Speech

Watch: Mboweni Delivers Maiden Budget Speech

Finance Minister Tito Mboweni is delivering his maiden Budget speech in Parliament this afternoon.Plans to...
Eskom

R69 Billion Set Aside Over Three Years To Reconfigure Eskom

Finance Minister Tito Mboweni has unveiled plans to help Eskom restructure, deal with its debt...

Spend Less Time Criticising National Govt, Zille Told In SOPA Debate

CAPE TOWN - Outgoing Western Cape Premier Helen Zille has been told to spend less...

Cosatu Expects Job Security Plan When Mboweni Presents Budget

JOHANNEBSURG - Cosatu says jobs are the number one issue for its members when Finance...

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Nigeria’s Electoral Commission

Africa Top10 News

Nigeria’s Electoral Commission has Embraced TechnologyWhile Nigeria’s elections are by no means fully electronic, the use of permanent voter cards (PVC) verified by electronic card readers to accredit voters has proven a major leap. Under the current system, voters show up at polling units and have their PVC verified...
Nigerian Vote Delay

Nigerian Vote Delay A Reminder Of Investment Risk

A surprise delay in Nigeria’s presidential ballot has served foreign asset managers another reminder of political risk and volatile investment returns in Africa’s biggest economy -...
Brexit

Three MPs Quit UK Governing Party Over Brexit

Three Members of Parliament (MPs) quit Britain’s governing Conservatives on Wednesday over Brexit, saying the issue had “re-defined” the party and was “undoing all...

Uganda’s Ruling Party Endorses Museveni For Sixth-Term Run

KAMPALA - Uganda's ruling party has endorsed President Yoweri Museveni, 74, as its candidate in 2021 elections, which could see him seek a sixth...
Russia

Putin Promises Russians Better Living Conditions ‘Within This Year’

MOSCOW - President Vladimir Putin promised Russians rapid improvements in their living conditions as he kicked off his annual state of the nation address...
Brexit reflected as a Union Jack flag torn away from the European flag.

Barroso: UK Likely To Delay Brexit

Britain is likely to delay Brexit and not leave the European Union in March, former EU Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso said on Tuesday,...
Designer Karl Lagerfeld has died at the age of 85.

Designer Karl Lagerfeld Has Died

German haute-couture designer Karl Lagerfeld, artistic director at Chanel and an icon of the global fashion industry for over half a century, has died,...
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CIGARETTE PRICE UP

Cigarette Price Up R1.14, Whisky Up R4 Per Bottle, Beer By 12C A Can

As usual, drinking and smoking will cost you more, but vapers beware - Treasury is planning to tax you too.Gamblers can also be expected...
Expat Tax

Expat Tax Is Coming…

And South Africans earning an income abroad need to consider their options. An amendment to the SA Income Tax Act becomes effective in March 2020,...
Rental Properties

Shopping For Rental Properties – A Beginner’s Guide

While the pursuit of a rental property can be seen as less of a complex decision than the decision to purchase, it is still...
Bitcoins

Cryptocurrency Regulations Essential For Everyone

Regulating cryptocurrencies is the next logical step as the asset class gains popularity and consumer protections become necessary. I recall some years ago in...
African Global Operations voluntary liquidation explained

African Global Operations’ Voluntary Liquidation Explained

While the African Global Operations board announced it has decided to voluntarily liquidate the company, it could still be years before the company is wound down.The...
Tips for Minister of Finance Tito Mboweni

Tips For South Africa’s Finance Minister

Over the years your predecessors have consistently increased the pressure on high net worth individuals in their annual budgets. Currently the top 2% of...

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Robben Picks Anfield As His ‘Worst Stadium’

Bayern Munich winger Arjen Robben has described Anfield as his “worst stadium” as he prepares...
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Neymar’s Father Denies Any Contact With Barca

Neymar's father reiterated on Sunday that there has been no attempt to contact Barcelona over...
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Lions Record First Win In Buenos Aires

A hat-trick of tries from Marnus Schoeman helped the Lions record their first win in...
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Crowds Flock To Pay Tribute To Sala

The death in a plane crash of Cardiff City striker Emiliano Sala was a cruel...
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Thomas Seizes Riviera Lead As Woods Surges

Justin Thomas eagled the first hole of the third round on Saturday to open a...
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Reindeer Cyclones Are As Strange, Mesmerizing As They Sound

Stunning aerial footage shows this unusual defense behaviour.Meteorologists may have to step aside on this one: There's a new kind of cyclone in town.Or,...
Tudder

‘Tinder For Cows’ Matches Livestock In The Mood For Love

A Tinder-inspired app is helping farmers match up potential partners for their cattle.Called 'Tudder' - a mix of dating app Tinder and udder -...
Dolly Parton

Dolly Parton Praises #MeToo Movement

Dolly Parton feels the #MeToo movement has raised important issues across the world and hopes it encourages companies from all industries to give women...
Beyoncé And Jay Z

Beyoncé And Jay Z Ban Guests From Taking Photos At Pre-Oscars Party

Beyoncé and Jay Z have banned guests at their pre-Oscars party from taking photos to ensure no embarrassing snaps slip out.The couple is hosting...
Interval training might be the best way to loose more weight according to a recent research review.

Want To Lose Weight? Interval Training Might Be The...

Workouts that mix up a variety of intense exercises with brief recovery periods in between may help people lose more weight than chugging along at a steady pace on a treadmill or exercise bike,...
Wolfgat Restaurant is situated directly at the Atlantic ocean and serves meals foraged from the wild shore.

Tiny SA Beach Restaurant Crowned Best Of The World

A tiny beach restaurant in an isolated South African fishing village was named the best in the world on Monday.Chef Kobus van der Merwe, who did not begin to cook seriously until he was...
Travel

6 Ways Travel Can Make You A Better Person

Those of us fortunate enough to have travelled know how impactful the experience can be. The old saying that travel is the only thing you buy that makes you richer couldn’t be truer, particularly...
Business Travel As A Working Mom

How To Successfully Master Business Travel As A Working...

Being a working mom is not easy and being a mom who travels for work is even more complicated.Working moms need to balance important strategy meetings with the mayhem of back-to-school; they need to...

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21 Early Childhood Development Centres To Open In Under-resourced Communities

The MySchool MyVillage MyPlanet community loyalty programme has launched a new partnership with the GROW...
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Discover Complimentary Mystery Tastes At Catharina’s Restaurant

Discover unexpected tastes and let Steenberg Executive Chef, Kerry Kilpin, take you on a mystery...
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UJ Student Scales Handcycling Heights

Four years ago, Palesa Manaleng thought any chance of a career in sport was over...
Opportunistic Crime

Opportunistic Crime Could Climb Amid Load Shedding

Amidst the recent countrywide implementation of stage 3 load shedding by soon to be unbundled...
South African State Theatre

State Theatre Brings Fela Kuti’s Story To SA

The State Theatre is proud to announce that the critically acclaimed Nigerian musical play, Fela and...
Dream Hotels

Dream Hotels & Resorts Launches Luxury Tented Camps At Finfoot Lake Reserve

Dream Hotels & Resorts has introduced new luxury tent-style accommodation on a shared ownership basis...
Visa

Visa Announces Fintech Fast Track Program In Central & Eastern Europe, Middle East And Africa

Visa (NYSE: V) today announced it is expanding its Fintech Fast-Track Program in the Central...
Kampala Convention

African Countries Must Step Up Their Support For Displaced People

With the Kampala Convention, African countries have taken the lead in promising protection and assistance...
Hurtigruten Cruises

Hurtigruten Cruises: The Tallest Led Screen At Sea

Technology will take the guest experience on Hurtigruten’s world’s-first hybrid powered expedition cruise ship MS...
Tarryn Tait

Entrepreneurs’ Organization Strikes A Balance With Entrepreneur Tarryn Tait

Balancing your business, personal and home life is essential for any entrepreneur, according to Tarryn...