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South African gangs steal 10 million litres of fuel

Criminal gangs have stolen 10 million litres of fuel in the past year in South Africa, according to a report by the Sunday Times. The gangs achieved this by targeting pieces of Transnet’s 3,200km underground pipelines, which transport petrol, diesel, gas, crude oil, and aviation fuel across the country. The report added that the losses …

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International travel to be opened “very soon” – Minister

Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula said opening international travel is top of their agenda, but it will be done following global benchmarks. Mbalula made these comments during an inspection of the O.R Tambo International Airport to assess adherence to COVID-19 regulations and directions. This inspection follows complaints received by the Minister on lack of compliance to …

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South Africa’s major ‘transformation’ law is coming – these are the planned changes you should know about

The Department of Employment and Labour has introduced the Employment Equity Amendment Bill to the National Assembly, promising a shake-up of the country’s employment equity laws, says Bradley Workman-Davies, director at law firm Werksmans Attorneys. Workman-Davies said that the current Employment Equity Act already provides for affirmative action measures to be introduced for some employers. …

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The problem with COVID-19 immunity

Most people are aware that testing for antibodies in a person’s blood can show if someone has had a specific disease, such as COVID-19. Those antibodies provide protection from getting the disease again. But in a paper published in the New England Journal of Medicine, researchers found that antibody levels decline in individuals who have …

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New case deals with South African employee who had their retirement age changed

South Africa’s labour courts recently dealt with the case of a South African employee who had their retirement age unilaterally changed by their employer. In an analysis of the case, Werksmans Attorneys said the case revolved around Mr Deppe who was employed by BMW for nearly 31 years. At the time he commenced his employment with …

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The South African tech and gadget store with 1-day delivery – Tested

With many physical retailers forced to close their doors due to the initial COVID-19 lockdown regulations, online shopping has boomed in South Africa. A source close to South Africa’s biggest ecommerce retailer Takealot previously told MyBroadband the company was generating close to R1 billion in sales per month – around double its usual volume. Online …

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New scam targeting customers: Standard Bank

Standard Bank has warned of a new vishing scam fraudsters are using to target its customers. Scammers are posing as legitimate bank representativess and often sound believable because they may have obtained some of your valid personal information, such as your address or ID number, the lender said. Using your information, they gain your trust …

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Thousands of South Africans are signing their kids up for home schooling

Home schooling provider Impaq says that it has seen a record rise in learners for the year as more parents opt to have their children learn from home. The group reported a total of 19,000 students in March, with this number rising to 24,000 at the end of August, primarily driven by demand for more …

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Googles 200 Ranking Factors to Take into Account when doing SEO

Search engines like Google rely on more than 200 ranking factors when it comes to search engine optimization (SEO). With the rapid pace of algorithm updates, it’s a challenge to keep ahead of the latest and most important SEO factors. Lucky for you, though, you have this complete list of SEO ranking factors*. Keep reading to learn …

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ICASA’s spectrum announcement is good news for South Africans – Vodacom and MTN

ICASA has announced that the auction for high demand spectrum will be completed no later than 31 March 2021. Previously, ICASA had said the spectrum auction would take place at the end of this year. The date for the publishing of the Invitation to Apply (ITA) documents – which were meant to be published earlier this …

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