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Inflation rises slightly to 5.1% in October — Stats SA

The South African Reserve Bank's monetary policy committee will be announcing its repo rate decision on Thursday

SA unemployment on the rise — Stats SA

Women and young people are the most affected by job scarcity in the country

Rising fuel costs hit the poor hardest

It is not only motorists who are hurt by the increases. Everyone needs transport and food prices will rise too

State-fixed prices cause major pain

Complex factors influence the prices of electricity, petrol and water, but the state still has wiggle room

Cosatu warns jobs summit could be ‘damp squib’

The National Jobs Summit, on Thursday and Friday in Midrand, is being touted by President Ramaphosa as an avenue to address the rising jobless rate

Stats SA reports 69 000 jobs lost in second quarter

Stats SA reported that non-agricultural formal sector employment dropped from 9 817 000 in March 2018 to 9 748 000 in June 2018

Nene: Recession a risk for tax revenues

Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene said it would be hard for government to implement ambitious social security programmes without growing tax revenues

Literacy and skills are the power for good

Lifelong learning should now be the goal of all, and it comes down to two essential ingredients

Bloodied economy’s future is grim

Other than a possible recovery in the agricultural sector, there is nothing to get excited about

SA’s economy dips into recession dashing economists hopes

The economy is looking shakier than ever after Stats SA announced that it had shrank by 0.7% quarter-on-quarter

Drop in capital expenditure

Capital expenditure is money spent on acquiring, maintaining or improving assets such as land, buildings, vehicles and equipment

R48bn needed for Ramaphosa’s stimulus packages

Government will have to fork out billions to implement the president's economic growth plans

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Yeoville can police itself, thank you

In the Johannesburg suburb, neat queues are enforced, physical distances maintained and fights stopped by its community policing forum

Worship during lockdown – in a different way

The bishop uses WhatsApp to share scripture readings, and prayers and comments with all his congregants during the lockdown

Slice of life: ‘People have more compassion’

You know, this coronavirus thing, I just feel, if South Africans can stick together, we’ll get through this

Press Releases

Rahima Moosa Hospital nursing college introduces no-touch facial recognition access system

The new system allows the hospital to enrol people’s faces immediately, using artificial intelligence, and integrates easily with existing access control infrastructure, including card readers and biometrics

Everyone’s talking about it. Even Kentucky

Earlier this year South African fried chicken fast-food chain, Chicken Licken®, launched a campaign for their wallet-friendly EasyBucks® meals, based on the idea of ‘Everyone’s talking about it.’

New energy mix on the cards

REI4P already has and will continue to yield thousands of employment opportunities

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world