Five Newsworthy Things in SA 15th May 2023:

News in South Africa 15th May: 1. US won’t sanction SA over weapons row: South African Finance Minister Enoch Godongwana said his country resolved a row with the US over allegations that Pretoria supplied weapons to Russia and it’s unlikely to face any repercussions.  A furore erupted on May 11, when US Ambassador to South […]

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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 24th January 2023:

News in South Africa 24th January: 1. Over 1 900 business shut down in 2022: Stats SA has published the latest liquidation data for South Africa, showing that company liquidations shot up over 30% in December 2022 year on year – although overall closures for the full year were slightly lower than the year before. […]

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Five Newsworthy Things in SA 10th October 2022:

News in South Africa 10th October: 1. SA on the brink of disaster: Former reconstruction and development minister Jay Naidoo says South Africa is in serious trouble and is showing signs of a failed state. Naidoo is a seasoned politician who was the founding general secretary of the Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu). […]

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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 9th December 2020:

News in South Africa 9th December: 1. ANC affirms stand-aside rule: President Cyril Ramaphosa has won the latest battle in the fight to cleanse the party of corruption-accused leaders, with its top leadership reaffirming the decision to force them to step aside from their party and state posts. The party’s national executive committee (NEC), which wrapped up […]

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