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29 July ’21 Wrap: Taxi violence lessons for SA

Hi there 🙋🏽‍♀️ in this week’s edition of The Wrap, we’re looking at at the difficult lessons emerging from Cape Town’s taxi violence; the latest business news – and an exciting achievement for the explain.co.za team! So, let’s dive into your weekly simple news update, brought to you by Verashni Pillay and the AWARD-WINNING explain.co.za …

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#Adulting 101

🔹This is a friendly reminder to file your tax returns. Tax season opened on 1 July and will end on 23 November. Log onto the South African Revenue Service’s e-filing system to get it done. 😊 🔹If you’ve contracted Covid-19 in the last month it’s advisable that, depending on the severity of the symptoms, you …

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27 May ’21 Wrap: The great state capture heist

Our take: What can a state do with a R50 billion 49,157,323,233.68. Quite a tongue twister, right? That’s 50 billion – in this case, rands the Gupta family allegedly stole from South African taxpayers to carry out its elaborate and abhorrent state capture project. This, according to one estimation. The eye-watering figure was revealed at …

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BRIEF: “A new chapter” for Covid as vaccines land, restrictions lift

On Monday night, South Africa gathered for another family meeting in front of our televisions. This time, President Cyril Ramaphosa had some good news to share: the first batch of vaccines from the Serum Institute in India (SII) landed safely on South African soil. He said this is the beginning of “a new chapter in …

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