Five Newsworthy Things in SA 10th January 2024:

News in South Africa 10th January: 1. SA’s R990 billion problem: It’s been nearly a decade of waning foreign interest in South African stocks, with outflows nearing R1 trillion over the period. Last year was the eighth year in a row that foreign investors dumped South African equities — a record-long streak — selling stocks […]

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Five Newsworthy Things in SA 25th August 2022:

News in South Africa 25th August: 1. Food expenses cut by 47%: The latest Household Affordability Index by the Pietermaritzburg Economic Justice & Dignity group (PMBEJD) shows a continued rise in food items in August in South Africa – meaning less money in the pockets for consumers. This has led to families underspending on food […]

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Five Newsworthy Things in SA 11th January 2022:

News in South Africa 11th January: 1. Schooling in 2022 discussed: Representatives of SA’s five teacher unions will be meeting Wits University vaccinology professor Shabir Madhi on Friday to get an update on the Covid-19 pandemic and the implications for schooling. This comes as schools in inland provinces — Gauteng, the Free State, Limpopo, Mpumalanga […]

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Five Newsworthy Things in SA 8th January 2021:

News in South Africa 8th January: 1. Oxford-AstraZenica delivery vaccines: As the country recorded yet another “grim milestone” on Wednesday night – 21 832 new Covid-19 infections – the highest daily increase to date, there is finally a glimmer of hope at the end of the tunnel for exhausted and mentally strained healthcare workers. Health […]

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