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Eskom Urges South Africans to Use Electricity Sparingly

Eskom, South Africa's main electricity provider, urged South Africans to continue using electricity sparingly to help them limit the impact of loadshedding as it will be implementing stage 2 loadshedding from 10pm tonight until 5am tomorrow…

March 2021 a Watershed for Retirement Funds in South Africa: 5 Things You Need to Know

1 March 2021 marks a watershed for retirement funds in South Africa, says Jean du Toit, attorney and head of tax technical at Tax Consulting South Africa. Most are focused on the annuitisation rules that have been pending since 1 March 2015,…

Science and Innovation Department to Fund New COVID-19 Variant Study

The Department of Science and Innovation (DSI), will pump R25 million towards the KwaZulu-Natal Research Innovation and Sequencing Platform (KRISP) as scientists grapple with the new Covid-19 variant. Higher Education, Science and Innovation…

As COVID Numbers Worsen, New Lock-down Restrictions for South Africa Announced

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has announced new lockdown measures at both national, and district level for South Africa. In a national address on Monday evening (14 December), the president said that the country has been hit by…

South African Government Plans to Update the Country’s ID System

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa’s cabinet has approved the Official Identity Management Policy for public comment. In a recent media briefing, minister in the Presidency Jackson Mthembu said that the policy proposes a number of…