Five Newsworthy Things in SA 26th July 2022:

News in South Africa 26th July: 1. The ‘real’ value of the rand: The Economist has updated its Big Mac Index for mid-2022, showing how the rand continues to be one of the most undervalued currencies globally, relative to the US dollar. The Big Mac Index is an initiative created by The Economist that aims […]

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Five Newsworthy Things in SA 24th December 2021:

News in South Africa 24th December: 1. Vaccine boosters approved: The Department of Health has approved the implementation of Covid-19 vaccine booster doses for those who have received their initial series of Johnson and Johnson or Pfizer vaccines. In a WhatsApp statement released by the department, it outlined the rollout as follows: From 24 December 2021, […]

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Five Newsworthy Things in SA 5th May 2021:

News in South Africa 5th May: 1. Unions striking water supply: Rand Water has given assurance that it’s highly unlikely water supply will be impacted if the South African Municipal Workers’ Union (Samwu) goes on a protected strike – but a union representative says it’s a case of “wait and see”. Samwu has announced that […]

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