All eyes on the Reserve Bank this week as the South African rand takes a dive and the British Pound also retreats from the US Dollar. Market pricing indicates a 70% chance of a 50 basis point rate increase at the Bank of England’s February meeting. By contrast, Europe’s single currency has been buoyed by comments from European Central Bank officials pointing to further aggressive policy tightening. The South African RandReuters: The South African rand slipped on Monday as the U.S. dollar edged up on global markets, with investor attention this week pinned on the South African Reserve Bank’s first interest rate decision of the year. The government’s benchmark 2030 bond was little changed on Monday, with the yield down 1 basis point at 9.78%.
Image: Twitter/PSLOfficialRREAD more exclusive latest transfer news, cutting-edge stories and drama from the PSL, Kaizer Chiefs and Orlando Pirates from Dean Boyle. Therefore, we could see the new Bafana Bafana star in Naturena by January, if everything goes according to plan. Furthermore, Mthethwa recently made his debut for Bafana Bafana as well. ALSO READ: KAIZER CHIEFS AND ORLANDO PIRATES FIGHTING FOR TWO BAFANA BAFANA STARSAmakhosi’s latest transfer targets, Mendieta and Ngema, have fewer clubs interested. ERICK MATHOHOHAPPY MASHIANEKHAMA BILLIATTHABANI DUBEPHATHUSHEDZO NANGEREAD | FULL LIST OF ORLANDO PIRATES JANUARY TRANSFER TARGETSALSO READ – ORLANDO PIRATES: R8 MILLION STRIKER TO FACE THE AXE!3 months ago South African
England extended their record-breaking sequence of wins to 28 matches as the Rugby World Cup favourites’ set-piece superiority laid the platform for a 75-0 (halftime 29-0) victory over a plucky but outgunned Bok Women’s team. England led only 5-0 after at the end of the first quarter as the South Africans demonstrated the progress that the team has made. The scrum was holding its own and No 8 Aseza Hele again showed herself as one of the most formidable ball carriers in the game. They kept England scoreless until just before Jacobs’ return, but the dam finally broke when England No 8 Poppy Cleall scored from a close-range drive. The penalty count continued to mount, and England added a further seven tries with South Africa unable to find any field position against the world’s best.3 months ago South African
A lot can change overnight, but we’ll keep you in the know with the latest news stories and headlines in South Africa on Monday, 24 October 2022. The bodies of a 38-year-old man and his niece were found in an Eldorado Park river a week after they were reported missing. Several parts of South Africa were hit by a hailstorm on Saturday afternoon. LOOK: Hailstorm hit parts of South Africa on SaturdayA hailstorm hit several parts of South Africa on Saturday afternoon, and more warnings were issued for Sunday. This comes after the South African Weather Service (SAWS) issued Level 2 and LEVEL 4 warnings for severe thunderstorms with hailstorms on Saturday in several parts of South Africa.3 months ago South African
Last Friday it was revealed that two highly-anticipated URC games involving the Sharks and Lions would not go ahead as planned. According to a statement released, “due to gastroenteritis infections it was not possible for Ulster or Glasgow Warriors to field full playing squads”, leading to the first match postponements of this URC season. ALSO READ | ELTON JANTJIES OUT, ZEENAT SIMJEE RETURNSUlster have provided insight into why their match had to be postponedFollowing the postponement by the URC of Ulster’s Round 6 fixture, after an independent medical assessment, the Ulster Rugby medical team has now issued a squad update. Ahead of the upcoming Round 7 fixture versus Munster on Saturday, the travelling squad is due back in Belfast on Monday and will start preparations later this week, together with the wider playing group, for the upcoming URC game. ALSO READ | BULLS WIN COMES WITH AN INJURY COST FOR BOKSHead coach, Dan McFarland, said:3 months ago South African
Photo by JUAN MABROMATA / AFP)World Cup 2022 in Qatar has already produced two classic quarterfinals and we have two more to savour later today. This was Messi’s 10th World Cup goal, taking him level with Argentinian legend Gabriel Batistuta in that regard. FIFA World Cup 2022 quarterfinals: James the Jellyfish previews and predicts! The ecstasy of winning a shootout and reaching the World Cup semifinals. Croatia have now won four World Cup penalty shootouts in a row, and they’re in the 2022 semifinals after beating Brazil.1 month ago South African
Image from Twitter/Golden GlobesThe Golden Globes were back with a bang on Tuesday, as champagne flowed and A-list celebrities broke out the profanities in an evening where backslapping and earnestness was balanced with edgy humor. – Taking on racism –After a torrid couple of years for the Hollywood Foreign Press Association over allegations of racism and corruption, the organizers of the Golden Globes were hoping to redeem themselves this year. ALSO READ: Golden Globes: Rihanna arrives fashionably late in ball gown [watch]Carmichael said he was taken aback when he was offered the hosting gig by producer Stephen Hill, who is also Black. ALSO READ: The 80th Golden Globe Awards: LGBTQ representation“Hey guys, backstage I found these,” he told the audience. “(The) three Golden Globe awards that Tom Cruise returned.24 days ago South African
Many people have resorted to emptying their full refuse bins and burning the rubbish. Piles of uncollected rubbish and overflowing sewage have been strewn across the streets of Nelson Mandela Bay since the end of November. The municipality says challenges with its new digital payment system have delayed petrol purchases for council trucks. Many people have resorted to emptying their refuse bins along the busy roads and burning the rubbish. “There is a huge backlog of unattended drains.”Municipal spokesperson Mamela Ndamase said there had been challenges with the fleet management system in December.24 days ago South African