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Tax on booze, fuel & cigarettes hiked while income tax stays put

The 2021 annual budget speech by the finance minister took place in Cape Town on February 24 2021. All eyes were on Tito Mboweni as South Africans were looking forward to...

Variants, vaccines, and virology – are we protected?

News reports on mutated, more virulant, strains of the virus most likely conjures movie-like images of an invisible, indestructible enemy causing massive disruption. The reality is fortunately much less dramatic, as...

First COVID-19 vaccine consignment arrives in South Africa

South Africa’s first consignment of COVID-19 vaccines has officially landed at OR Tambo International Airport on Monday at 3pm, marking the start of the vaccine rollout which President Ramaphosa describes...

MTN partners with African Union on COVID -19 vaccinations

In a unique public / private partnership, MTN, Africa’s leading mobile network, has announced a donation of US$25 million to support the African Union’s COVID – 19 vaccination programme. The donation will help...

South Africa to receive first batch of Covid-19 vaccines: Ramaphosa

President Cyril Ramaphosa says that South Africa will soon receive its first consignment of Covid-19 vaccines from the Serum Institute in India, the world’s largest vaccine producer. Writing in his weekly open...


Modernised building utilities save money and resources

Water resources are under significant pressure, pushed to the brink by the modernising world, rapid urbanisation, and population growth. Utility management philosophies had not...