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Recession-proof stocks for you

  SIKI MGABADELI:  You are probably tired of hearing it but, sorry for you, it can’t be avoided. South Africa is officially in recession. I think it’s the first time since 2008/9 that we’ve entered a recession – and that is defined as two quarters of negative GDP growth. But …

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SMEs and Tax: what to consider before registering your business

  However, the decisions entrepreneurs make from the outset will have lasting consequences. Businesses, in general, benefit from a lower tax rate than private individuals. Small businesses are typically liable for three types of tax: turnover tax, value added tax (VAT) and an employee tax, comprising Pay-As-You-Earn (PAYE) and Unemployment …

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Lucky escape after vehicle rolls

A man escaped injury after his vehicle rolled off the Ben Pienaar Street in Potchefstroom late last night. ER24 paramedics received the call at 09h10 this morning and immediately responded to the scene. Upon arrival, paramedics found the light motor vehicle lying on its roof some distance off the road. …

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Two adults and child burned to death

Two adults and a child, believed to be 13-years-old, have been found dead in a veld outside of an estate near Centurion. ER24 paramedics were called to the scene by the local law enforcement. Paramedics arrived on the scene shortly before 08h00. Upon arrival, paramedics found the bodies of two …

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Ten killed in collision between taxi and truck

Ten people were killed when a taxi and a truck collided head-on with each other on the Old Middelburg Road (R555) towards Witbank outside of Middelburg, Mpumalanga. At approximately 9pm last night, paramedics from ER24 and local provincial emergency services arrived on the scene where they found the horrific crash. …

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Diving in South Africa

In the past, South Africa was often overlooked as a scuba diving location. But the Republic of South Africa which has over 1, 700 mile or 2,798 kilometers of coastline fronting both the Atlantic and Indian Oceans. Considered by many be one the best outdoor adventure capital of the world, …

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VW Golf R facelift brings additional power to the table

The Golf R is receiving the improvements introduced with the other Golf variants. After unveiling the facelifted Volkswagen Golf a few weekends ago, the German company has now announced official details about the facelifted Golf R set to hit our shores presumably in 2017. Starting with the range-topping Golf R, …

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Online shopper: the lessons of 2016

In a turbulent 2016 for the consumer, it’s the online shopper that may have escaped with the least scars, as the online environment has become more flexible and secure. While the estimated R8.9 billion spent annually online in South Africa may not be on a par with the UK or …

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