South Africans sweet on sugary drinks despite fat tax
Apr19

South Africans sweet on sugary drinks despite fat tax

Ranked as one of the most obese nations on the continent, South Africa is joining a growing list of countries around the world, such as Britain and Mexico, trying to put a cap on fizzy drinks. South Africa plans a new “fat tax” on sugary drinks to combat an obesity epidemic — but sweet-toothed consumers say its chances are slim of making them cut down. Ranked as one of the most obese nations on the continent, South...

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South Africans are the third-highest earners in Africa
Mar30

South Africans are the third-highest earners in Africa

According to new research, the average Swiss citizen takes home around four and a half times more money per month than the average South African Switzerland is home to some of the richest individuals in the world, and according to data collated by Numbeo, the average Swiss earns around $6 301 (R76 183) per month after tax, twice the average monthly remuneration that neighbouring German ($2 851 or R34 449) and French ($2 760 or R33...

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