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Make sure your car insurance claims are paid with these tips

Knowing how to ensure your auto insurance claims are paid is important and while the process may seem simple, dishonesty or failure to meet insurance terms can result in your claim being denied and you having to pay out of pocket. December is said to be the loveliest time of year, but the holiday season […]

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South Africans traded hostages for the fate of embattled Ramaphosa

News that President Cyril Ramaphosa could be impeached sent Rand and local stocks plummeting this week. Some analysts are warning that the rand’s weakening could spread if there is less clarity about Ramaphosa’s future. So far this year the rand is down 9% against the dollar. For more financial news go to News24 Business front […]

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The markets need a strong labor market and reining in inflation

CNBC’s Jim Cramer told investors Friday that stocks could see another strong week of trading given the right economic conditions. “As the year progresses, there will be more and more focus on the holidays. At the moment the forecasts are bleak – too many countercurrents. But if the labor market stays strong and inflation stays […]

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After stoking fears about Covid, China must now seek to allay them

For almost three years, the Chinese government has used its considerable propaganda machine to stoke fears about Covid to justify large-scale quarantines, frequent mass testing and the persecution of more than a billion people. As authorities now change their approach to the pandemic, they face the task of downplaying these fears. Until last week, with […]

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Affordable business-in-a-box for informal traders and SMEs

An affordable Business-in-a-Box aims to help informal traders and SMEs access services, opportunities and information so they can achieve the same growth trajectory as a formalized business. Their smaller size should actually mean less bureaucracy, more agility and faster development, says Zunaid Miya, managing director of local fintech Hello Pay. A World Bank study shows […]

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Godongwana: 10% chance of Ramaphosa resigning

South Africa is no stranger to political unrest. In 2008, Thabo Mbeki, the president who saw South Africa experience its best post-apartheid economic growth, resigned under pressure from the ANC after losing an intra-party election vote. And in 2018, Jacob Zuma was forced to resign after a series of corruption scandals undermined his party’s electoral […]

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According to Jim Cramer, these three apparel stocks will benefit from the return to office

CNBC’s Jim Cramer on Friday offered investors a list of apparel stocks he thinks will see upside potential as workers continue to return to the office. “After the huge run on clothing inventory, I recommend calling the cash register on the inferior ones so you can trade in for something better,” he said. Shares of […]

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Chinese solar makers evaded US tariffs, research finds

Solar importers have also expressed dissatisfaction with the decision, saying the two-year hiatus is not enough to build up sufficient manufacturing capacity outside of China to meet rising US demand. Huge planned investments in solar energy have upped the ante of the debate. The Inflation Reduction Act, a sweeping new climate law signed into law […]

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Buy used car? Here’s why you should choose certified

With so many benefits, we can understand why! Not only do you get more for your money, but your insurance premiums are lower on average with a certified used vehicle. In this article, we discuss why choosing a certified used vehicle is the right way to go when buying a used vehicle and what to […]

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SA is heading for the longest load shedding route ever

South Africa is heading for its longest stretch of power outages ever after Eskom announced it would ration power from Friday afternoon until further notice. Due to the outage of six generating units at five power plants, the need to conserve reserves for backup generation and a delay in bringing numerous generating units back online, […]

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