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African youth prone to saving, advancing education: Barclays report

African youth are most likely to invest and further their education if they had the resources, a survey conducted in 11 African countries by Barclays Africa Group Limited has found out.


South Africa to bid farewell to Senzo Meyiwa at Moses Mabhida Stadium

Bafana Bafana and Orlando Pirates captain Senzo Meyiwa will be laid to rest at the Chesterville Heroes Acre following a funeral service at Moses Mabhida Stadium on Saturday, 1 November.


South Africa records gains in employment

South Africa increased its labour force by 22 000 jobs between July and September 2014, and the unemployment rate eased by 0.1 of a percentage point, Statistics South Africa reports.


Wits University receives R100-million from anonymous donor

The University of the Witwatersrand has received a R100-million donation from an anonymous South Africa philanthropist. Wits will use some of the money to attract top academic talent and advance research.


Motsepe donates US$1-million to the fight against Ebola

South African billionaire and mining guru Patrice Motsepe has donated US$1-million to the fight against Ebola in Guinea, one of the three West African countries affected by the epidemic.


Road Accident Fund pays out a record R22bn

Improved efficiency has allowed South Africa's Road Accident Fund to pay out a record number of claims to vehicle crash survivors in the 2013/14 financial year, amounting to R22.2-billion.

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