Five Newsworthy Things in SA 26th April 2022:

News in South Africa 26th April: 1. Covid infections spiking again: South Africa appears to be heading for a fresh wave of coronavirus infections, though this one is predicted to be less deadly than previous waves. The latest Covid-19 figures report 30,086 active cases, 30 daily deaths and 1,954 new cases. But South Africans can […]

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Five Newsworthy Things in SA 17th November 2021:

News in South Africa 17th November: 1. Sasria to pay our R32b for unrest: The South African Special Risk Insurance Association (Sasria) expects to pay out R32 billion to all claimants affected by the unrest that took place in KwaZulu-Natal and parts of Gauteng in July. The riots insurer together with its agent companies has […]

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Five Newsworthy Things in SA 6th September 2021:

1. Elections on schedule: The Constitutional Court has ruled that South Africa’s 2021 elections will go ahead on schedule and should be held no later than 1 November 2021. The commission is expected to make announcements relating to the electoral programme and its readiness today. This has placed the ANC in a difficult position, analysts […]

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Five Newsworthy Things in SA 19th July 2021:

News in South Africa 19th July:  1. Looting damages excessive: It is not yet clear just how extensive the destruction of particularly retail and warehouse property and the looting of stock in the unrest in KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng was. On Friday night (July 16), President Cyril Ramaphosa referenced “preliminary reports compiled by NatJoints [the National […]

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