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5 important things happening in South Africa today

5 important things happening in South Africa today

All eyes are on finance minister Pravin Gordhan as he prepares to deliver his 2017 Budget speech; Cape Town mayor Patricia de Lille faces expulsion from the DA; and Telkom may be looking at buying Cell C, according to Bloomberg.

Business, Finance, Government - By Staff Writer | 22 February, 2017

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Sage Summit Tour comes to Johannesburg: Set to be largest gathering of entrepreneurs from Africa and the Middle East

Sage Summit Tour comes to Johannesburg: Set to be largest gathering of entrepreneurs from Africa and the Middle East

Keynote speakers include Sage CEO, Stephen Kelly, Luke McKend, Country Director at Google South Africa and Dr. Cheick Diarra, Astrophysicist, Businessman and Malian Politician.

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Where you can watch the Budget 2017 live

Where you can watch the Budget 2017 live

Finance minister Pravin Gordhan will deliver his 2017 Budget speech today at 14h00 – this is where you can watch the address, live.

Business, Finance, Government - By Staff Writer | 22 February, 2017
Telkom eyes Cell C purchase valued at R13 billion – report

Telkom eyes Cell C purchase valued at R13 billion – report

Bloomberg has reported that Telkom is considering a bid of $1 billion (around R13 billion) for Cell C, citing three people familiar with the matter.

Mobile - By MyBroadband | 22 February, 2017
This is what Pravin Gordhan’s JSE investment portfolio looks like

This is what Pravin Gordhan’s JSE investment portfolio looks like

A document released by Parliament’s ethics committee reveals that finance minister Pravin Gordhan held shares in more than 35 listed companies in 2016.

Business - By News24Wire | 21 February, 2017
South Africans among the most heavily taxed people in the world

South Africans among the most heavily taxed people in the world

Finance minister Pravin Gordhan is under pressure to find an extra R28 billion in tax revenue – which is likely to come out of the pockets of South Africans who are already among the most taxed people in the world.

Business, Finance, Government - By Staff Writer | 21 February, 2017
Why you should have put your money on South Africa over the past 100 years

Why you should have put your money on South Africa over the past 100 years

New data from Credit Suisse shows that South Africa’s equity market has been one of the most successful in the world over the past 100 years.

Finance - By Staff Writer | 21 February, 2017
Where Gordhan will find R28 billion in additional tax revenue in 2017

Where Gordhan will find R28 billion in additional tax revenue in 2017

Finance minister Pravin Gordhan is under increasing pressure to find funds to bulk up the state coffers, and he is running out of options for where to find them.

Business, Finance - By Staff Writer | 21 February, 2017
People are paying R16,000 to reserve the Mercedes bakkie before they have even seen it

People are paying R16,000 to reserve the Mercedes bakkie before they have even seen it

Mercedes-Benz has launched a reservation service in the UK for its X-Class pickup ahead of a 2018 launch, while the vehicle is still in concept phase.

Motoring - By Staff Writer | 21 February, 2017
Best and worst cities for traffic in South Africa

Best and worst cities for traffic in South Africa

TomTom has released the results of its Traffic Index 2017, showing which cities in South Africa experience the worst traffic congestion.

Motoring - By Staff Writer | 21 February, 2017
How much more you could be paying for petrol after Budget 2017

How much more you could be paying for petrol after Budget 2017

A steep increase in the fuel levy is one of the measures finance minister Pravin Gordhan is most likely to use to help meet the current budget shortfall according to economists at Econometrix.

Motoring - By Staff Writer | 21 February, 2017
New Capitec banking fees for 2017

New Capitec banking fees for 2017

Banking group Capitec has released its new fees for 2017/18.

Banking - By Staff Writer | 21 February, 2017
5 important things happening in South Africa today

5 important things happening in South Africa today

Gordhan is fully aware that he’s not indispensable, amid speculation his job is on the line; smokers, drinkers and motorists are set for higher prices as taxes hit; the ANC NEC gives “radical economic transformation” the thumbs up; and South Africa’s new stock exchange is up and running.

Business, Finance, Government - By Staff Writer | 21 February, 2017
How much you would need to save every month to retire a millionaire in South Africa

How much you would need to save every month to retire a millionaire in South Africa

BusinessTech and top financial analysts have calculated how much a South African in their 20’s, 30’s, 40’s and 50’s will need to save every month in order to retire a millionaire at 65 in South Africa.

Wealth - By Staff Writer | 20 February, 2017
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