The case for a restricted medical scheme

With the sustainability of medical schemes coming under increasing scrutiny, many companies may be left wondering whether offering restricted medical scheme membership to their employees is still a viable benefit. Restricted membership medical schemes – those not open to the public and where membership eligibility is dependent on working in a certain industry sector, company, […]
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Manage your medical expenses during winter season to obtain optimal value

To obtain optimal value from your medical scheme plan, it’s critical to fully understand the scope of benefits it offers and to manage those prudently. To obtain optimal value from your medical scheme plan, it’s critical to fully understand the scope of benefits it offers and to manage those prudently. It’s an especially important consideration […]
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Intelligence Report: Zuma – It is mine and you can’t have it

President Jacob Zuma has refused to urgently furnish the DA with documents, including the so-called intelligence report, on which he allegedly based his decision to fire former Minister of Finance, Pravin Gordhan and his deputy, Mcebisi Jonas. The DA will next week turn to the High Court in Pretoria in a bid to compel Zuma […]
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Nuclear deal ruled as unlawful and unconstitutional: Learn all about the dark secrets of this shady deal

The Western Cape High Court ruled on Wednesday that the South African government’s nuclear agreements with Russia, Korea and the US were unlawful and unconstitutional. In a landmark ruling, the Court also scrapped the South African government’s decision to buy about eight nuclear power stations — 9600MW of nuclear power. This decision was first gazetted […]
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Zuma’s plan to boost the economy is just BEE on steriods

Long live poverty! Where would the rich be without the poor? More particularly, where would Zuma be? Failure to recognise these questions leads to a too easy dismissal of the ANC’s currently loudest and most persistent war-cry: radical economic transformation. Eusebius McKaiser is hardly alone in rubbishing the term as meaningless. Supposedly without meaning, he […]
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North West farming town Coligny resembled a war zone after several houses where torched and properties damaged during violent riots

The small farming town of Coligny, North West, resembled a war zone on Tuesday afternoon with large clouds of smoke billowing from different parts of town. The main road linking Coligny and Lichtenburg remained closed as protesters who barricaded roads with burning tires and rubble clashed with police officers. All entry points into town were […]
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Desperately seeking: A viable healthcare payment system

South Africa’s private healthcare sector is under severe pressure, particularly with rampant inflation tracking at rates higher than CPI, creating a system that will eventually, in the not too distant future, become unsustainable. In fact, at the end of last year, most of the country’s medical aids announced double-digit premium increases for 2017. “Issues that […]
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Look out for this thief

Berning Ntlemeza is apparently missing with state possessions after unlawfully reporting for duty this morning. Sacked Hawks boss Berning Ntlemeza reported for work this morning despite being told he had been relieved of his duties. Ntlemeza was seen entering the headquarters of the Hawks in Pretoria through the back gate to avoid the main entrance. […]
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SOUTH AFRICA SUPPLY LESOTHO OF FUEL: Look At Lesotho Petrol Prices

21 Apr 2017, South Africa: I can’t seem to figure this one out! As far as I know, Lesotho is getting their Fuel from South Africa. How is it possible for the Lesotho Government to sell fuel directly to consumers for almost R4 per litre cheaper than what we are paying in South Africa?   […]
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SA’s struggling economy faces an uphill

If South Africa staves off a technical recession in the coming months, it will be a result of events unrelated to the country’s domestic political and policy environment. But economists said the more important question is what happens when the lingering positive effects of a recovery end in certain sectors, such as agriculture and mining. […]
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