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Weekly Wrap Up: 28 June - 2 July 2010

By Staff Writer

Monday: 

JZ wants everyone to get along and better relationships with Africa

While the South Africans are soaking up the World Cup fever - president Jacob Zuma has been addressing foreign leaders at a G20 gathering in Canada.

Tuesday:

It's still a good time to buy property

The residential property market is recovering and showing increased pace in its price growth - according to FNB's Property Market Analytics.

Wednesday

Bavaria get close to R1m free publicity

It's expected that the Dutch brewery Bavaria scooped at least R750 000 worth of free publicity with their "orange dress" campaign at the World Cup in South Africa...

Thursday

Card over cash is conveninet but keep it safe

The increase in card transactions over the World Cup 2010 brings to fore the various security issues surrounding alternative payment systems...

Friday

Say hello for less with FNB connect

FNB, through its FNB Connect Talk service, is offering its customers lower call costs enabling them to pay the cheapest on calls made to cellphones...


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