Millennials finances hardest hit by COVID-19

29 May 2020

South Africa – The COVID-19 pandemic is causing similar financial challenges for consumers around the world, but new research indicates that millennials are being challenged the most.

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Properties on slow road to rock bottom

29 May 2020

SA – The property research group Lightstone predicts that house prices will decline by 8.8% on average in the next few months and a 20% value loss for higher-end properties. This is in line with the Reserve Bank predicting a 7% shrink in the economy. 

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Municipal valuations up to 400% higher – not acceptable

[Letter to the editor]

29 May 2020

Rustenburg – I was looking at the new property valuations advertised on www.rustenburg.gov.za and I found it completely out of this world and unacceptable. This while everyone knows that property prices are at an all time low. If you think that is it, hold on to your hat, property prices will be on this downward spiral for the next year or so. A decrease in property rates would have made sense.

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WINSKOOP

28 May 2020

Thabazimbi –  Baie ruim woning met aparte sit- en eetkamer, kombuis, drie slaapkamers, twee badkamers, swembad, lapa, een motorhuis, afdak, tenk en pomp – vir R800,000.

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Open letter to the President Cyril Ramaphosa

28 May 2020

SA – The Small Business Institute beseeches our government to revise regulations about business issued during our state of disaster immediately.

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Shoprite donates over R11 million in surplus food to distressed communities

27 May 2020

South Africa – The Shoprite Group has since the start of the lockdown donated surplus food valued at more than R11 million to over 230 vetted non-governmental organisations (NGOs), providing 3.7 million meals for the growing number of hungry South Africans.

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The buzz around town

27 May 2020

South Africa – World Bee Day on 20 May is an important day that raises awareness around our declining bee population and recognises how integral these pollinating powerhouses are to our planet’s sustainability.

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Baie geluk Dita!

22 May 2020

Thabazimbi – Dita Badenhorst, ‘n inwoner by Bosveld Oord het op Sondag 9 Mei haar 90ste verjaarsdag gevier.

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Share a jar of hope

22 May 2020

SA – Things are getting tough and with more and more people looking for aid to feed their families, a small contribution can go a long way to help feed a family.

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Pragtige woning te koop

22 May 2020

Thabazimbi – Groot ruim woning met drie slaapkamers, een vol badkamer, aparte sitkamer en eetkamer, een motorhuis, buitegeboue met eie badkamer – R850 000.

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