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Cape Town most burnt out city in the world

In the global climate where governments are starting to understand the true importance of human wellbeing, actions are being taken to make cities a better place to live. A new index developed by Fitbit identifies the hotspots for wellness around the world. By examining 77 major cities around the globe it[…]

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Mboweni faces tough task of balancing government’s books

Shocking unemployment numbers, low growth and state-owned enterprises, billions of rand in debt. Finance Minister Tito Mboweni faces the tough task of balancing government’s books when he delivers his medium-term budget policy statement. READ: Mboweni expected to do a balancing act Analysts say Mboweni can win favour from ratings agencies and investors by converting[…]

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More retrenchments are coming, CCMA projects

The Commission for Conciliation Mediation and Arbitration (CCMA) says it foresees more retrenchments in workplaces, as factors such as the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) take over. “Currently, the biggest contributor to retrenchments is the 4IR. We are seeing that based on the number of referrals we are receiving. We do[…]

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Iraq protests: All the latest updates

Iraq has been rocked by days of protests, as thousands of mostly young men have been demonstrating in different parts of the country against corruption, unemployment and poor public services. Security forces have responded using water cannon, tear gas, live rounds and rubber bullets. Scores of protesters have been killed and[…]

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