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Ramifications of SA’s downgrade to junk status

November 23, 2020 8:52 am1 comment
Coal energy mining

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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Disaster Diplomacy: Malawi, SA relations come full circle

November 18, 2020 8:18 am0 comments
Prophet Shepherd Bushiri and wife Mary

from MAVHUTO BANDA in Lilongwe & MTHULISI SIBANDA in Johannesburg  SADC Bureau LILONGWE – THE diplomatic tangle sparked by the fugitive self-styled prophet, Shepherd Bushiri, and his wife, Mary, has plunged relations between the two countries into their lowest point in 26 years. Nevertheless, if history is anything to go by, the parties that liberated these […]

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