Five Newsworthy Things in SA 25th April 2023:

News in South Africa 25th April: 1. SA still an attractive for investors: South Africa, the continent’s most industrialised economy, continues to be an attractive emerging market investment destination for global business leaders, thanks to the continuing presence of “stable governance and a robust legal framework”. This is according to findings contained in Kearney’s 2023 Foreign […]

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Five Newsworthy Things in SA 20th December 2022:

News in South Africa 20th December: 1. Reserve Bank was hacked: Finance minister Enoch Godongwana recently revealed that the South African Reserve Bank suffered an attempted hack. The revelation was very late, with the attempt taking place in August (four months ago), but the media and South Africans only found out in the past week. […]

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Five Newsworthy Things in SA 5th December 2022:

News in South Africa 5th December: 1. Load shedding issues worsen: While South Africa’s political space sits in a state of turmoil, the country’s power situation has been there for a long time – and is expected to get worse when Koeberg Unit 1 is pulled offline this week. On Thursday, 8 December 2022, Unit 1 […]

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Five Newsworthy Things in SA 28th November 2022:

News in South Africa 28th November: 1. Organised crime threatens economy: Organised crime is fast emerging as the biggest threat to our economy. It is now more damaging than bad policy or service delivery failures. We are in the grip of an epidemic with large industries from mining to construction being targeted by extortion rackets. This […]

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Five Newsworthy Things in SA 9th March 2022:

News in South Africa 9th March: 1. Stage 4 load shedding: Eskom has announced that it will move to stage 4 load shedding at 09h00 on Wednesday (9 March) due to a further breakdown in units. The power utility said stage 4 load shedding will continue until 05h00 on Friday (11 March), thereafter load shedding […]

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Five Newsworthy Things in SA 8th February 2021:

News in South Africa 8th February: 1. AstraZeneca ineffective against local Covid variant: The roll-out of the AstraZeneca vaccine to South Africa’s health workers has been temporarily halted following results showing low efficacy against the South African variant of the coronavirus. South African health workers will now receive the Johnson & Johnson single dose vaccine […]

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