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The National Credit Regulator has urged South Africans to be cautious of their spending during this festive season and only spend what they can afford.The regulator says 2018 has been a difficult year for consumers with the petrol price hikes, VAT increases, interest rate increases and electricity increases making the cost of living very difficult for consumers.Acting manager Jimmy Golele says consumers should not overspend during the holiday season.“Consumers must think about the costs...
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Social Justice Coalition To Return To Court To Discuss Police Allocation

The Social Justice Coalition says it will go back to court next year to discuss...
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Dirco urges South Africans Travelling Abroad To Learn Laws

The Department of International Relations and Cooperation (Dirco) has called on South Africans with plans...
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Brown Hopeful Police Will Investigate EFF Case

Journalist and talk show host Karima Brown says she hopes the police will investigate a...
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Socialist Revolutionary Workers Party To Conclude Prelaunch Conference Today

The Socialist Revolutionary Workers Party is expected to conclude its first prelaunch conference today with...
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa.

Ramaphosa Appoints A Task Team For Eskom

JOHANNESBURG: The root of what is really causing Eskom’s rot might soon be revealed. This...
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Parents Go Digital To Pay Ransoms For 5 Kids

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Afriforum ‘Worried’ About Sudden Rise In WC Farm Attacks

Lobby group AfriForum has recorded 23 farm attacks in the Western Cape since January.The group...

How High Is The Bar? – DA Lays Into Ramaphosa’s Praise Of Dlamini

Democratic Alliance (DA) leader Mmusi Maimane has reacted to President Cyril Ramaphosa’s praise of Minister...

Gupta-Owned Sahara Ordered To Submit Evidence Over Manuel Spying

Pretoria - Former finance minister Trevor Manuel is a step closer to hopefully getting answers...
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Facebook Discovers Bug That May Have Affected Up To 6.8 Million Users

Facebook apologised on Friday for a "bug" that may have exposed unposted photos from as many as 6.8 million users over a 12-day period through...

Outrage As Rwanda Takes No Action Over Minister’s Insults Levied at Sisulu

South Africa is pushing ahead with plans to normalise relations with Rwanda despite the fact that Rwanda has taken no steps to sanction its...
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Fire Destroys Thousands Of Voting Machines Ahead Of Presidential Election In DRC

A fire overnight at a warehouse in Congo’s capital destroyed thousands of voting machines and ballot boxes that were due to be used in...
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Ex-Lawyer Blames Trump’s ‘Dirty Deeds’ While Receiving His Sentence

US President Donald Trump's former lawyer Michael Cohen delivered a blistering attack on his ex-boss as he was sentenced to three years in prison...
Firefighters and medics try to rescue victims after a high-speed train crashed into a locomotive in Ankara.

9 People Killed In Turkish Train Crash

Nine people were killed and nearly 50 injured in Turkey when a high speed train collided with a locomotive and crashed into a station...
Theresa May leaves 10 Downing Street ahead of the no-confidence vote in Parliament.

May Survives No Confidence Vote

British Prime Minister Theresa May survived a confidence vote by the Conservative Party on Wednesday, but a mutiny by more than a third of...
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Jane Arinaitwe

Africa Top10 Lifestyle & Travel News

She Lost Her Sight at Nineteen.  It Hasn’t Stopped Her from Owning the RunwayA sudden illness left Ugandan model, Jane Arinaitwe, blind, but thanks...

Mboweni Extends Mark Kingon’s Tenure As Acting Sars Commissioner

JOHANNESBURG - Finance Minister Tito Mboweni has extended the tenure of acting South African Revenue Service (Sars) Commissioner Mark Kingon.The news comes after former...
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Is Investing In Emerging Markets Worth It?

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South Africa Receives UK Travel Awards

The city of Cape Town has won the accolade for ‘Best City’ for the sixth consecutive year, while South Africa was voted second in...
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Assessing Africa’s Investment Landscape

The International Monetary Fund recently warned that storm clouds were gathering over the global economy and that governments and central banks might not be...
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A Rosy Outlook for Rooibos Agriculture Products

Rooibos, which is exclusively farmed in the Cederberg and Sandveld areas of the Western Cape of South Africa is fast becoming one of the...

Could Pending Retrenchment, R3bn Bailout Be Behind SABC Board Exodus?

Pending retrenchments and a R3 billion bailout may be at the root of the recent exodus of South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) board members.December...

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Oosthuizen Ends 33-Month Winless Run

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Vast, Zombi-Like Life Lurks Beneath The Seabed…

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Jennifer Lopez Wants Super Bowl Halftime Show Gig

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