I Africa – South Africa News

I Africa – South Africa News

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I Africa is one of South Africa’s leading and lifestyle websites covering a wide variety of news, entertainment, sport, weather, money, technology, business, health, lifestyle, food, motoring and travel content.

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Wet Roads & Poor Visibility Factors In More Than 27% Of Fatal Accidents

The start of the rainy season is a welcome relief from the winter dry spell but it also means more car accidents on our roads. Dialdirect is urging motorists to be vigilant. RTMC report data shows that in 2018, poor visibility and wet or slippery road surfaces contributed to a total of 27.1% of the 10 564 […]

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Five Key Reasons Not To DIY Your Investments

The rise of new technologies and fintech has made investing simpler, more transparent and cheaper than ever before, leading many to adopt a DIY-approach to their finances. So, in a world where investing is as easy as ordering take-out, what are the dangers of self-managing your investments, and why should you consider seeking professional financial […]

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The Lion Trade: The Secret Threat Faced By The Tourism Industry

Annually, thousands of tourists flock to South Africa to experience our unique wildlife. But behind this booming industry is an ugly truth, many wildlife encounters support the mistreatment of iconic species, such as lions. Tourism plays a vital role in job creation and contributed over R130 billion to the economy in 2017, about 2.9% of the […]

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Recipe: Creamy Mashed Potatoes

This is probably the easiest mashed potato recipe you will ever find. It practically cooks itself. Cooking time: 30 min                                                                    Serves: 8 Ingredients 1.3 kg of potatoes, peeled and quartered 6 Tsp SUNSHINE D ORIGINAL MARGARINE 1/4 cup milk 1/4 tsp salt Pinch of pepper Method ·       Add the potatoes to a pot pour in enough cold water […]

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Africa Top10 News

Tunisia’s Ousted Leader Dies in Exile Zine El-Abidine Ben Ali died in exile in Saudi Arabia on Thursday, days after a free presidential election in his homeland. Ben Ali fled Tunisia in January 2011 as his compatriots rose up against his oppressive rule in a revolution that inspired other Arab Spring uprisings abroad and led […]

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Daily News Brief

Ramaphosa Says He Respects ConCourt Ruling On Providing Reasons For Cabinet Changes President Cyril Ramaphosa said that he noted and respected the Constitutional Court judgment dismissing his application for leave to appeal a court order that his office give reasons for firing ministers. The ruling meant that if the president fired a minister or his deputy […]

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Accused Confessed To Kidnapping Amy-Leigh De Jager

The Vanderbijlpark Magistrates Court heard how the three people arrested for the kidnapping of Amy-Leigh de Jager confessed to the crime. Katerina Human, Laetitia Nel and Peter van Zyl were in court on Thursday to apply for bail. Six-year-old De Jager was snatched outside the Laerskool Kollegepark earlier this month while her mother was dropping her off. […]

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DA Calls On Eskom To Come Clean About Possibilities Of Load Shedding

The Democratic Alliance (DA) called on Eskom to come clean on potential rolling blackouts. On Thursday, the DA said it had received reliable information that the power utility warned municipalities about the possibility of load shedding at the end of this month and October. In the interests of transparency and informing South Africans and businesses, the DA’s spokesperson on […]

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Repo Rate To Remain Unchanged At 6.5%

South African Reserve Bank (Sarb) Governor Lesetja Kganyago has announced that the repo rate will remain unchanged at 6.5%. The repo rate is the rate at which the central bank lends money to commercial banks. The decision follows this week’s Monetary Policy Committee meeting. In July the bank also announced that it would keep the […]

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Mozambique Rebel Group Threatens Attacks During Election Campaigning

Breakaway Mozambique rebels on Wednesday threatened to step up violence if campaigning is not suspended for upcoming elections – the first after a landmark peace deal – as they claimed responsibility for two recent car attacks. The country is gearing up for 15 October polls as it tries to shed a legacy of decades of […]

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