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How much UK, US, Australian, New Zealand and other popular visas will cost South Africans in 2017

How much UK, US, Australian, New Zealand and other popular visas will cost South Africans in 2017

The UK government has published its annual list of visa fee hikes for 2017, which alongside recent restrictions by the Australian, New Zealand and American governments, adds to the burden of South Africans planning a trip abroad.

Lifestyle - By Staff Writer | 24 April, 2017
SA banks under threat as Zuma holds off signing anti-corruption law

SA banks under threat as Zuma holds off signing anti-corruption law

David Lewis, executive secretary at the Paris-based Financial Action Task Force, has warned that South Africa risked being struck off its membership if it failed to pass its anti-corruption FICA law in time for FATF’s next meeting in June.

Banking - By Staff Writer | 24 April, 2017
Minister to buy new luxury cars only weeks into the job

Minister to buy new luxury cars only weeks into the job

The Department of Communications is at risk of running out of money by the second quarter of the current financial year, according to the Democratic Alliance.

Wealth - By Staff Writer | 24 April, 2017
Standard Bank executives score massive R90 million payday

Standard Bank executives score massive R90 million payday

Standard Bank’s co-CEOs, Ben Kruger and Sim Tshabalala, were paid a combined R90 million in salaries for 2016, accounting for almost half of the R200 million-plus paid to the bank’s executives for the year.

Banking - By Staff Writer | 24 April, 2017
The average house price in South Africa’s 5 major regions right now

The average house price in South Africa’s 5 major regions right now

House price growth in South Africa’s star performing region, the Western Cape, continued to taper off in the first quarter of 2017, FNB data shows.

Finance - By Staff Writer | 24 April, 2017
Rand firms to under R13 to the dollar – returns to pre-downgrade levels

Rand firms to under R13 to the dollar – returns to pre-downgrade levels

South Africa’s rand hit a 3-week high against the dollar early on Monday morning, following a surge in emerging markets currencies as risks over a shock in the French elections subsided.

Finance - By Staff Writer | 24 April, 2017
Guaranteed jail time on the cards for drunk drivers in South Africa

Guaranteed jail time on the cards for drunk drivers in South Africa

The South African traffic department says that it is at an advanced stage in discussions with the justice department to institute harsher punishments for motorists who drink and drive – including a mandatory 2-year jail sentence with no bail.

Government - By Staff Writer | 24 April, 2017
5 important things happening in South Africa today

5 important things happening in South Africa today

Zuma fuels conspiracies that ‘other governments’ want to rule SA; finance minister Malusi Gigaba had little success convincing Moody’s that the country is stable; harsher punishment, including jail time, is on the cards for drunk drivers; and the DA is looking at legal options to stop the nuclear deal.

Business, Finance, Government - By Staff Writer | 24 April, 2017
Ramaphosa takes on Zuma’s presidency and calls for commission into state capture

Ramaphosa takes on Zuma’s presidency and calls for commission into state capture

The battle for the presidency of the ANC began in earnest this past weekend after deputy president Cyril Ramaphosa called for an official judicial commission of inquiry into state capture.

Government - By Staff Writer | 24 April, 2017
5 big brand cars that people aren’t buying in South Africa

5 big brand cars that people aren’t buying in South Africa

BusinessTech looks at five vehicles which failed to attract any interest in the market in March, despite having the stamp of the biggest names in the car industry.

Motoring - By Staff Writer | 23 April, 2017
Minister blocks R30 million ‘golden handshake’ for Molefe

Minister blocks R30 million ‘golden handshake’ for Molefe

Public Enterprises minister Lynne Brown has blocked a R30 million pension pay-out to former Eskom CEO, Brian Molefe, the government said on Sunday.

Finance - By Staff Writer | 23 April, 2017
How much time South Africans lose to traffic every day

How much time South Africans lose to traffic every day

KPMG has released a report titled “The economics of rush hour traffic”, detailing how much time South Africans spend in traffic, how much this costs the economy.

Motoring - By Staff Writer | 23 April, 2017
The next growth areas in Joburg to invest in property

The next growth areas in Joburg to invest in property

Traffic jams are a daily challenge for many residents of Johannesburg and Cape Town and the desire to avoid them is informing many current property purchasing decisions in these two metros.

Wealth - By Staff Writer | 23 April, 2017
SA taxpayers to fork out millions for new Nkandla upgrades

SA taxpayers to fork out millions for new Nkandla upgrades

Government is set to spend “millions” in taxpayers’ money on president Jacob Zuma’s Nkandla homestead, according to a report by the Sunday Times.

General - By Staff Writer | 23 April, 2017
Huffington Post SA editor resigns after press ombudsman report

Huffington Post SA editor resigns after press ombudsman report

Andreij Horn, head of 24.com, has announced that editor-in-chief of The Huffington Post SA, Verashni Pillay, has resigned.

Media - By MyBroadband | 22 April, 2017
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