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    Ramaphosa calls for South Africa to ‘buy local’ as government looks to restrict imports

    So do you see this as justification for allowing illegal imports into the country? Also do you think South Africa can't grow chickens (example)? Is there a need to import tonnes of substandard chicken from the US? Its catch 22, local production suffers because it can't compete with cheap...
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    Ramaphosa calls for South Africa to ‘buy local’ as government looks to restrict imports

    Truth is, this forum can be cesspool of anti SA govt narrative (some of it warranted no doubt) but the idea of buying local is a good one and would benefit everyone, from farming to production. Even a broken clock is right two times a day, would government do anything to put it into practice...
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    Expenses of a bachelor

    I'm a bachelor, my expenses aside from Rent which includes water are: Electricity: R500 Internet: R700 Groceries: R1500 Netflix/Youtube Premium: R200 If you have absolutly no furniture etc just make sure you budget for the little things, you tend to think ok I need a couch, a tv stand, a...
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    New car - how much negotiation can I get away with?

    Could be that the offer applies to financing only but worth a shot, negotiate a cash price worst they can do is say no then you buy at that R199k anyway, they could at the very least waive either otr or freight as part of the deal. Cash is king! Unless of course they discounted it so much...
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    Car got into accident and the body is damaged but the engine is still intact

    Check SMD for a flood damaged one swap the engine and electricals over, its all gonna cost you though. try sell it as is and hope to recover as much as possible and put the money towards your loan
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