Ramifications of SA’s downgrade to junk status

November 23, 2020 8:52 am1 comment
South Africa finds itself in economic junk status

by SAVIOUS KWINIKA  JOHANNESBURG  – THE downgrade of South Africa’s credit rating by international agencies is a severe blow to the continent’s most advanced economy reeling from the worst coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak in the region. The consequences of downgrades, according to experts, include higher costs of living, more spend on servicing debt […]

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vivo unveils entry level Y1s in South Africa

November 20, 2020 5:54 am0 comments
Vivo Y12, Y30

by MTHULISI SIBANDA JOHANNESBURG – IN line with its ambitions to continue its growth trajectory, vivo has launched its Y1s entry level phone in South Africa. Available at MTN, it is part of the Y Series range that the manufacturer believes offers consumers premium technology at an affordable price point, addressing the […]

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SA investment summit seeks to raise billions

November 16, 2020 10:45 am0 comments
South African president Cyril Ramaphosa

by SAVIOUS KWINIKA  JOHANNESBURG – SOUTH Africa, the continent’s most advanced albeit struggling economy, will this week seek to secure R1,2 trillion (US$77,8 billion) in additional investments over the next five years. This will be under the aegis of the third South Africa Investment Conference, which President Cyril Ramaphosa will preside over. […]

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