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🔹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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BRIEFS: Jacques Pauw’s fake news is bad for journalism

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“Write drunk, edit sober,” was the mantra of the great writer Ernest Hemingway. One South African journalist took this a little too far this week, causing huge damage to the journalism industry. Jacques Pauw wrote a piece for the Daily Maverick documenting his own arrest, claiming it was for not paying his bill at a Cape Town …

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SA’s endless calm before the Covid-19 storm

By Aarti Bhana and Verashni Pillay Hi there explain.co.za subscribers! We’ve got some exciting news today. ?? This weekly newsletter is being rebranded because… we’re thrilled to announce that talented broadcaster and all-round great guy Nickolaus Bauer is your new podcast host! Bauer, as we like to call him, is an award-winning journalist reporting for …

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