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HEALTH MINISTER AARON MOTSOALEDI: ALL SOUTH AFRICANS WILL NEED TO CONTRIBUTE TO NHI

JOHANNESBURG – The money for the National Health Insurance (NHI) Bill will not be coming from the Health Ministry’s budget but from the national public purse. This is according to

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WHY GOOD TENANTS ARE WORTH THEIR WEIGHT IN GOLD

If you have a great tenant in place it might be advisable to forgo that annual rental increase or at least keep it to a minimum. Here’s why. How much

NIGERIA TO SHUT DOWN BORDER WITH NEIGHBORING COUNTRY OVER POISONOUS RICE

Authorities in Nigeria is to shut down the land border between Nigeria and an unnamed neigbouring country in a few days time to avoid smuggling of foreign rice into the

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AVOCADO ‘GREEN GOLD’ RIPE AND READY FOR SOUTH AFRICA’S FARMERS

NELSPRUIT, South Africa (Reuters) – Whether you like to squash it onto your toast in the morning, millennial-style, eat it to cut your cholesterol with healthy unsaturated oil, or moisturize

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THE UNSEEN HAND OF CHINA IN AFRICA’S LARGEST ECONOMY

Sometimes a throwaway sentence is more illuminating than it ought to be. A line in an article in Roads & Kingdoms in January about the Chinese in Lagos did just

WHAT NIGERIA’S TAX REFORM MEANS FOR YOU

Earlier this month, Nigeria’s Federal Executive Council approved the review of the country’s tax policies. This comes as the deadline for the Voluntary Assets and Income Declaration Scheme draws closer.

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POWER-STARVED NIGERIA ON THE BRINK AFTER SIX PLANTS CLOSED

ABUJA – Nigerian officials were working on Monday to prevent the “collapse” of the electric grid after they had to close down six power plants following a pipeline failure and

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SOUTH AFRICA’S LIBERTY HOLDINGS SUFFERS CYBER ATTACK

JOHANNESBURG, June 17 (Reuters) – South African insurer Liberty Holdings said on Sunday it had become the victim of a cyber attack, with an external party claiming to have seized

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THERE IS NOTHING AS IMPORTANT AS PASSION AND DETERMINATION IN THE INDUSTRY – FEMI JOBAM

Aiyesehinde Babafemi popularly knows as ‘Femi Jobam” is a Nigerian film producer based in Johannesburg. He has worked with Pan African Parliament, African Development Bank, Indoni Cultural Organisation, Nigerian Airforce,

WHY MOST NIGERIAN BUSINESSES CANNOT BECOME CONGLOMERATES – DR CHIJIOKE EKECHUKWU

An economist, Dr Chijioke Ekechukwu, says Nigerian businesses find it difficult to become conglomerates due to both external and internal factors. Ekechukwu, a former Director-General, Abuja Chamber of Commerce and