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Cabinet reshuffle didn’t weaken the rand: Gigaba

Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba on Thursday denied that the recent Cabinet reshuffle which saw him catapulted to head up National Treasury had weakened the rand against other currencies. This comes after the rand went in freefall on 30 March, plummeting four percent to R13.29 to the US dollar, following the[…]

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SA almost dead last in maths and science education

South Africa is almost dead last among 140 countries in terms of its maths and science education, according to this year’s World Economic Forum (WEF) Global Competitiveness report. Last year’s report also put the country last out of 148 countries. The report for 2015/16 painted a dismal picture, with South[…]

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