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CAPE TOWN AND JOHANNESBURG VOTED AS ‘TWO OF THE BEST CITIES’ FOR EXPATS

Cape Town and Johannesburg. Johannesburg and Cape Town. You can’t have one without the other. In fact, the friendly rivalry between the two cities is perhaps more healthy than obsessive.

GREEN ID BOOK STILL LEGAL DESPITE RUMOURS TO CONTRARY

South Africans can apply for Smart ID cards at any of the 180 offices that are equipped with the Live Capture System. The Department of Home Affairs clarified the rumour

NIGERIAN BUSINESS FORUM SOUTH AFRICA IS SET TO LAUNCH IN SOUTH AFRICA IN FEBRUARY 2017

Nigerian Business Forum is a Non-Profit organization with the primary aim bring together members of the Nigeria community doing business in South Africa and to develop practical strategies that address

#ZIMBABWE: MUGABE’S EXIT STRATEGY ON THE HIGH-LEVEL NEGOTIATION TABLE

Embattled Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe and the military officers who toppled him from power early on Wednesday seemed to be locked in long and bitter negotiations about his future late

60% OF SUSPECTS ARRESTED FOR VIOLENT CRIMES IN GAUTENG ARE ILLEGAL IMMIGRANTS

More than half of the violent crimes in Gauteng are committed by illegal immigrants. Gauteng Police Commissioner Lieutenant-General Deliwe de Lange said on Tuesday that about 60% of the suspects

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COURT RULES ON KIDS BORN IN SOUTH AFRICA TO FOREIGN PARENTS

Children born in South Africa to foreign parents are entitled to apply for citizenship through the South African Citizenship Act 88 of 1995, even if they were born before the

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HOW MUCH DOES IT COST TO PUBLISH A BOOK

The average novel costs around R60 000 to publish. That’s the sum of professional editing, typesetting, cover design, proof reading, paper costs, printing, marketing and distribution, as well as formatting

THE SOUTH AFRICAN CABINET APPROVES R20 AN HOUR NATIONAL MINIMUM WAGE

JOHANNESBURG – The South African Cabinet has approved draft legislation to introduce a minimum wage of R20 per hour from May next year, the Ministry of Labour said on Thursday.

UNEMPLOYMENT IN SOUTH AFRICA REMAINS AT 27.7%

JOHANNESBURG – Stats SA has announced that while employment grew by 92,000 in the third quarter of 2017, this was offset by an additional 33,000 job-seekers during the same period,

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END OF APARTHEID IN SOUTH AFRICA? NOT IN ECONOMIC TERMS

Political liberation has yet to translate into material gains for blacks. As one woman said, “I’ve gone from a shack to a shack.” By PETER S. GOODMAN Photography by JOAO