Five Newsworthy Things in SA 3rd October 2023:

News in South Africa 3rd October: 1. SA has run out of money: South Africa is facing a severe budget shortfall, and with a stagnant, over-taxed tax base and massive debt, the government has run out of ways to raise more money. This is the warning from the South African Institute of Taxation CEO Keith […]

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Five Newsworthy Things in SA 7th January 2022:

News in South Africa 7th January: 1. Vaccines lower risk of dying to Omicron: Fully vaccinated individuals have 3.8 times lower risk of dying of the Omicron variant than non-vaccinated individuals. This is according to data by the Western Cape Department of Health, released in a digital briefing on Thursday, which showed the effectiveness of […]

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Five Newsworthy Things in SA 11th November 2020:

News in South Africa 11th November: 1. Driving licence backlog: Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula has revealed that South Africa has a backlog of 320,000 driving licence, with demand growing by 90,000 each month. Mbalula said this backlog is caused by corruption among back-office staff at driving licence testing centres (DLTCs). Over the past few weeks, […]

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