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R350 relief grant reintroduced

What can R350 a month buy? If you earn less than R800 a month – which, according to a UN report from December, is true for one in five South Africans – the answer is “quite a lot”. That’s why the reintroduction of the R350-a-month Social Relief of Distress (SRD) grant is good news for …

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Why SAA is the whole country’s drunk uncle

Every family has a drunk uncle, right? You know, the one who gets wasted at every family gathering and tells embarrassing stories that literally no one needs to hear. Well, SA’s drunk uncle at the moment is South African Airways (SAA).

Tito’s tweets now to come with state-approved subtitles – Presidency

SATIRE | By Kalim Rajab Magoebaskloof – Following a Cabinet directive, Finance Minister Tito Mboweni’s tweets will now be disseminated from his official account with government-approved subtitles running along the bottom. This, according to the Presidency, is to allow for greater transparency and be in the interests of alliance unity.  According to the Cabinet spokesperson, …

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Tito Mboweni’s Beyoncé moment and other news you need to know

Hi there! ??  Here’s our latest edition of news you need to know on Verationality – Simple news summaries for busy people ??‍♀️   Here are the biggest news items this week, and an emoji indicator of how good they were for the average citizen: 1. Bosasa boss Gavin Watson’s freak death hours before testifying ? …

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