City Focus: Johannesburg

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Johannesburg quick facts  Area (City): 335 km² Area (Urban): 3,357 km² Location: 26.12°S, 28.2°E Altitude: 1,753 metres Average high °C: Jan 29°, July 20° Population: 5.5 million (2018 estimate) Languages: English, Zulu, Afrikaans Main industries: Manufacturing, financial and business services City GDP: $80 billion (estimate) Time Zone: GMT +2 … Continued

EU Settlement Scheme

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With the growing fear within those Europeans living in the UK of what will follow after Brexit, the EU Settlement Scheme was formally launched on 30 March 2019. Given that the Scheme was launched after 29 March 2019, it was … Continued

Brexit Timeline…

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    The story so far…       September 1944 – Benelux economic union formed in Western Europe consisting of Belgium, Netherlands and Luxembourg. March 1957 – The European Economic Community (EEC) is officially formed by the Treaty of … Continued

Country Spotlight: GREECE

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            QUICK FACTS Full name: Hellenic Republic Capital city: Athens Population: 10,741,165 (1 January 2018) GDP in Current prices: USD $218.06 billion (2018) GDP real growth: 2.0% (2018) Area: 131,957 km² Government: Unitary parliamentary republic President: … Continued

Country Spotlight: IRELAND

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          QUICK FACTS Capital city: Dublin Population: 4,857,000 (April 2018) GDP in Current prices: USD $376.10 billion (2018) GDP real growth: 6.7% (2018) – Fastest growth in EU Area: 70,273 km² Government: Unitary parliamentary republic President: Michael D. Higgins Prime Minister: Leo Varadkar Currency: Euro … Continued

Country Spotlight: USA

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  QUICK FACTS Full name: United States of America Capital city: Washington D.C. Population: 327,167,434 (1 July 2018) GDP in Current Prices: USD $20.891 trillion (2018) – ranked # 1 GDP real growth: 2.9% (2018) Area: 9,833,520 km² (land 9,531,905 … Continued

Country Spotlight: TURKEY

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QUICK FACTS Full name: Republic of Turkey Capital city: Ankara Population: 82,003,882 (2018) GDP in Current prices: USD $713.51 billion (2018) GDP real growth: 2.6% (2018) Area: 783,356 km² Government: Unitary presidential constitutional republic President: Recep Tayyip Erdogan Vice President: … Continued