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  • SONA 2020: All You Need To Know

    SONA 2020: the good, the bad & the ugly On 13 February South Africans once more found themselves glued to their screens, waiting with bated breath for the president to give us a snapshot of the road ahead in 2020. We’re talking SONA 2020 of course. Unfortunately, the big reveal stopped before it even started as the EFF disrupted the

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  • Threats to Global Health: Coronavirus and more

    Threats to Global Health: Coronavirus and more 2020 kicked off with a parade of troubling news – out-of-control wildfires, talks of WWIII, floods, earthquakes, violent protests. But though all these things had us in a vice of panic, one silver lining seems to always soothe away the angst: these events are (for the most part) localised. This is but one

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  • Best expat hacks and gadgets for 2020

    Best expat hacks and gadgets for 2020 As expatriates of our country (or perhaps those scouting around for a new home), staying in one place is not always on the cards. And one inevitably finds yourself living in more than one timezone, whether you do travel or not. It’s therefore quite nifty to learn some tricks and stock up on

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  • Countries which are doing better in 2020

    Countries which are doing better in 2020 In 2019 worldwide news was dominated by the USA, UK, Australia, China, Russia and of course for those of us both in and from South Africa, our own country also ranked high. We analysed, projected and mused over political and economic decisions which would touch our pockets directly, and most of us paid

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  • 2020 Fiscal Update For South Africa

    Twenty-Twenty Fiscal Update With the new year now in full swing, many of us are busy streamlining our admin and getting our financial ducks in a row. Part of this process requires keeping abreast of new developments in governance and the financial services sector and making tough decisions for our families and fortunes. Rand Rescue takes a look at some

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