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October 5, 2017

WOULD YOU PAY YOUR DOCTOR R1 000 PER MINUTE?

If private doctors can charge whatever they can get away with, is it fair to expect medical schemes to pay this in full? Who really pays for this? The battle continues.

In South Africa, the price of medical services in the public sector is predetermined, and/or based on the income of the patient (the Uniform Patient Fee Schedule). Rebates, based on income are determined by this.

Not so in the private healthcare sector, where soaring prices charged for the services of doctors and specialists in and out of hospital have contributed to annual double-digit medical scheme contribution increases for many members over the last few years. Earlier in 2017 Dr Aaron Motsoaledi, [...]

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October 5, 2017

5 reasons why you must list your business in an online directory

For those who are wondering why online business directory is important, here is a key take that will give you a cue why targeted business listing is necessary for your business – According to the Local Search Association, almost 8 out of 10 people will look into an internet directory when they are in need of a particular service. It is these 8 out of 10, who look into an online directory, who are likely to turn into potential clients coming with the positive intention to purchase. This indirectly means, you know there are certain segment of searches that will convert into leads, and you need to ensure that they find the right direction to reach your site instead of turning towards [...]

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October 5, 2017

A Re Yeng going the extra mile

The Gauteng Roads and Transport Department, in partnership with the City of Tshwane, has launched a R170 million state-of-the-art A Re Yeng bus depot in Tshwane.

“We wish to compliment the City of Tshwane for taking the bold decision yesterday to introduce A Re Yeng bus services in Mamelodi, even though the infrastructure is not in place,” Gauteng Roads and Transport MEC Ismail Vadi said at the launch held under the theme ‘Transforming and Modernising Public Transport in Gauteng’.

The operating company for A Re Yeng is wholly owned by the taxi industry in the region.

“This is a wonderful example of the municipality and the taxi industry going the proverbial [...]

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October 5, 2017

Boxers finally get recognised

Hard work, dedication and sacrifices by some local boxers of yesteryear are finally being recognised not only in the country but also outside our borders.

This is the view of Boxing SA chairwoman Muditambi Ravele, reacting to two separate awards ceremonies in Gauteng and Limpopo provinces on Sunday.

Legendary Peter Mathebula received the Lifetime Achievement award from Gauteng MEC for sports Faith Mazibuko at Silver Star Casino in Mogale City. Mathebula, 65, from Mohlakeng, is the first black South African to win a world title – the WBA flyweight belt from Tae Shik Kim in Los Angeles in 1980. He lost the title to Argentinian Santos Lacair at Orlando Stadium, [...]

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