South Africa

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August
South Africa : How small businesses in South Africa can reduce their tax burden
South Africa : How small businesses in South Africa can reduce their tax burden

Small business remaining tax compliant by meeting their tax obligations is essential for business growth and funding opportunities. The South African Revenue Service has over the years made it easier...

02
August
South Africa : Blow to full reopening of schools in South Africa: report
South Africa : Blow to full reopening of schools in South Africa: report

Thousands of schools across South Africa will not be able to resume full-time classes on Monday (2 August), as they do not meet the physical distance requirements for learners and staff, the Sund...

02
August
South Africa : Capitec boss Gerrie Fourie on the future of South Africa’s banking sector
South Africa : Capitec boss Gerrie Fourie on the future of South Africa’s banking sector

Sentiment around South Africa’s economic future may be somewhat dubious and uncertain, but the country offers a myriad of opportunities for innovation and resourcefulness.This is the opinion of Gerrie...

02
August
South Africa : Where you are paying more for food: Joburg vs Cape Town vs Durban
South Africa : Where you are paying more for food: Joburg vs Cape Town vs Durban

The latest food price data from the Pietermaritzburg Economic Justice & Dignity group (PMBEJD) shows that outlying and remote areas in South Africa still carry the highest prices for food baskets...

02
August
South Africa : Discovery Life, first in the market to reward people for being vaccinated
South Africa : Discovery Life, first in the market to reward people for being vaccinated

With the COVID-19 pandemic continuing to affect every facet of our society, Discovery is taking a proactive stance in encouraging clients to vaccinate themselves; and in so doing, help South Africa ac...

30
July
South Africa : Mango suspends all flights and services
South Africa : Mango suspends all flights and services

Mango Airlines has suspended all flights and services from Tuesday (27 July) until further notice.Acting chief executive William Ndlovu said that the suspension is due to outstanding payments to Air T...

30
July
South Africa : FNB is on a hiring drive – these are the skills it is looking for
South Africa : FNB is on a hiring drive – these are the skills it is looking for

Financial services firm FNB says it is reigniting a call for the private and public sectors to prevent ‘brain drain’ by investing in high-quality critical skills in domestic markets.The bank is callin...

30
July
South Africa : Big petrol price increase coming in August
South Africa : Big petrol price increase coming in August

End of month data from the Central Energy Fund points to a sizeable increase in petrol and diesel prices for August.The group’s data shows an under-recovery of between 76 and 80 cents per litre for pe...

30
July
South Africa : This is the average take-home pay in South Africa right now
South Africa : This is the average take-home pay in South Africa right now

The latest BankservAfrica Take-home Pay Index (BTPI) shows that salaries and wages in South Africa are slowly returning to pre-pandemic levels, but the impact of the third wave of Covid-19 is likely t...

30
July
South Africa : Food prices in South Africa edge higher – here’s what you’re paying more for
South Africa : Food prices in South Africa edge higher – here’s what you’re paying more for

The latest Household Affordability Index by the Pietermaritzburg Economic Justice & Dignity group (PMBEJD) shows that food prices have increased marginally in July – but basket prices have outpace...

28
July
South Africa : These are the companies that students in South Africa most want to work for
South Africa : These are the companies that students in South Africa most want to work for

The South African Graduate Employers Association (SAGEA) has published its list of the leading graduate employers for 2021.Launched in 2010, the survey is conducted annually to help SAGEA members revi...

28
July
South Africa : Banks to allow grant recipients use of all ATMs without additional charges in areas impacted by unrest
South Africa : Banks to allow grant recipients use of all ATMs without additional charges in areas impacted by unrest

The Banking Association of South Africa (BASA) says that social grant recipients who live in areas where ATMs and branches have been destroyed by the recent unrest will be able to use any ATM – includ...