Five Newsworthy Things in SA 7th December 2022:

News in South Africa 7th December: 1. SA’s economic growth hampered: Chief economist at Econometrix, Azar Jammine, said that corruption and a lack of infrastructure investment could hamper the country’s economic growth. The economy grew by 1.6% in the third quarter of 2022, after contracting by 0.7% in the second quarter. But Jammine was worried that […]

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Five Newsworthy Things in SA 16th February 2021:

News in South Africa 16th February: 1. SA Express to be funded: Fly SAX, a worker owned entity, has suspended its bid to raise seed funding to buy cash-strapped regional airline SA Express through crowdfunding platform Uprise Africa. The seed funding will instead be raised by an anchor investor who will recapitalise SA Express and […]

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Five Newsworthy Things in SA 5th January 2020:

News in South Africa 5th January: 1. Lesotho borders temporarily closed: SA temporarily closed border gates with Lesotho at Ficksburg because it could not handle the number of people who wanted to cross. At the Beitbridge border post with Zimbabwe,┬áhealth minister Zweli Mkhize spoke about large numbers of fake coronavirus test results being presented. Home […]

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Five Newsworthy Things in SA 24th November 2020:

News in South Africa 24th November: 1. Second matric paper leaked: The tutor who blew the whistle on the leak of physical sciences paper 2 erased the tweet on Monday after receiving calls from angry pupils fearing they would have to rewrite it. The tutor received a screenshot of the question paper at 8.17am on […]

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