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South Africans must brace themselves for mass job losses.

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Prepare for mass job losses, Ramaphosa warns

President Cyril Ramaphosa announced on Wednesday that South Africans must brace themselves for job cuts.

Ramaphosa said the job losses could emanate from a number of factors.

“Many more people are going to lose jobs,” said Ramaphosa.

“And they’ll lose jobs because of technology, globalisation, climate change and a whole number of challenges like low economic growth, as we have seen, in our own country,” he said.









 

A total of 25 people were murdered in Cape Town over the weekend. This despite a heightened army presence in the crime-ridden areas. Courtesy #DStv403

25 murders in Cape Town over weekend, despite army presence

A total of 25 people were murdered in Cape Town over the third weekend of July despite a heightened army presence in the crime-ridden areas.

A police officer was also gunned down in Delft while on duty.

Beyoncé drops album featuring Busiswa, Moonchild

The Lion King remake premiered last week Friday and was accompanied by an album from US singer Beyoncé.

The album, The Lion King: The Gift, featured a range of artists including South Africa's own Busiswa and Moonchild Sanelly.

Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan and Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane are set to face-off in court today. This is over Mkhwebane's report on the so-called SARS rogue unit.

WATCH: Gordhan, Mkhwebane face off in court

Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan and Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane faced off in court on Tuesday over her report on the so-called SARS rogue unit.

The two have been at loggerheads, forcing President Cyril Ramaphosa to file a supporting affidavit.

The Hawks are tracking a suspected fraudster who's possibly made off with millions in Ladysmith.  #DStv403

Hawks warn of dodgy Bitcoin investment schemes

The Hawks are warning the public to be wary of dodgy Bitcoin investment schemes.

They're tracking a suspected fraudster who's possibly made off with millions in Ladysmith.

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