South African Press Releases for the New Year
Â South Africa has been ranked the most unequal country in the world, according to the World Economic Forum (WEF). The WEF report ranks countries on how equal they are based on factors such as income inequality, poverty rates, access to education, gender equality, and political stability.
The World Bank has announced its plans to invest $50 million in South Africa.
The World Bank will provide $50 million to support the government's efforts to improve the lives of people living in rural areas. This investment will help build roads, schools, hospitals, and other infrastructure in these communities.
A new report shows that South Africans are spending more time online than ever before.
According to a recent study conducted by Ipsos, South Africans spend an average of 3.5 hours per day using the internet. That is up from 2.9 hours per day in 2016. In addition, the number of people who use social media has increased significantly since last year.
The government has launched an investigation into the use of social media by political parties.
Social media platforms such as Facebook and Twitter have become increasingly popular tools for politicians to reach out to voters. However, some politicians have been accused of using these platforms to spread misinformation and incite violence against opponents.
The Department of Trade and Industry has released its annual report on ecommerce.
The report shows that the number of people who shop online increased by 2% in 2017, with an estimated total spend of R1.3 trillion. This was up from R1.2 trillion in 2016.
The National Lottery Commission has announced that it will be launching a new game called ‘Powerball’.
Powerball is a lottery game where players choose six numbers between 1 and 69 and one power ball number between 1 and 26. Players win prizes based on how many matching numbers they have selected.
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