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Your guide to surviving 2019

Here’s our round-up of the outlook for electricity, taxes, fuel, wages and the economy

Fuel prices set to increase again in August — AA

​South Africans can expect another increase in the price of petrol, diesel and illuminating paraffin in August says the AA

Fuel prices could hit record levels in May – AA

There is a strong likelihood of a fuel price hike to record levels in May, says the Automobile Association

Drivers, law enforcement and pedestrians urged to do more to combat road fatalities

​Although there was a 2% decrease in fatal crashes from 2016 to 2017, the number of annual fatalities due to car accidents has increased dramatically

Breakdown: Why is petrol so pricey?

Wondering why petrol is so pricey? The AA has published a breakdown to educate consumers on how the fuel price is determined

Systemic change is needed to address road death toll

Despite a handful of initiatives to improve road safety during the festive season, the road death toll continues to rise.

Mechanics not just about grease

The AA's school-leavers course offers insight into the world of mechanics.

Twelve tips for buying a used car privately

Buying a used car can be tricky at the best of times, but buying one privately needs extra vigilance.

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Hawks swoop down with more arrests in R1.4-billion corruption blitz

The spate of arrests for corruption continues apace in Gauteng and the Eastern Cape.

SANDF hid R200m expenditure on ‘Covid’ drug it can’t use

Military health officials are puzzled by the defence department importing a drug that has not been approved for treating coronavirus symptoms from Cuba

Epic fail: Africa’s Fortnite battle

Forced onto the backfoot by poor ping and overseas servers, African gamers are getting creative in an attempt to play one of the biggest competitive games. In the second instalment of our gaming corner, we chat to some of the innovators

Press Releases

Transport Month

An infrastructure-led recovery will help to stimulate demand in the South African economy, which is vital post the Covid-19 pandemic

Limpopo’s Economic Recovery Plan to fight Covid-19 impact

Billions have been set aside to help farmers and industries get back on their feet as part of the Limpopo Socio-Economic Recovery Plan

Disrupt the corrupt

Whistle-blowers should be seen as real heroes in the fight against corruption and we need a change in culture for this to happen

Corporates: A force for good for a sustainable future

In order to see people and nature thrive what is required is a strong focus on partnerships – we cannot act alone anymore

Combatting wildlife crime in Southern Africa activity annual programme statement (APS) No. 04

Concept papers are sought for implementating activities, for a multi-faceted programme that aims to reduce poaching and illegal trade in wildlife

The financial decisions made during your life journey, and their impact on your retirement outcome

The longer you save towards retirement the larger your retirement savings are expected to be due to the effect of compounding interest

In conversation with SA Reserve Bank Governer, Lesetja Kganyago

'Make interest rates zero and inflation goes up and then people save less – we need savings to fund investment in this country'

Secure your business from cyber threats

Many business-grade security systems now have built-in learning systems and AI to help businesses stay up to date with protection

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