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Weekly Wrap-Up 14 - 18 June

By Staff Writer
Monday

With the excitement of the Gautrain seemingly too much for locals and tourists alike, the new South African train service ran into a bit of trouble over the weekend. Read more about the Gautrain troubles.

Tuesday

The World Cup is in full swing and one of the biggest talking points has definitely been the vuvuzela but trademark holders have reason to smile. Read more about how much the vuvuzela trademark company is making.


Thursday

A surge of applications for Debt Review are expected in July as consumers feel the excitement of the World Cup and decide to splurge. Read more about the increase in debt review after the World Cup.

Friday

Traffic is something we all deal with on a daily basis, but did you know that it is costing businesses billions? Read more on how much traffic jams are costing business.

 

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