BERNIE BAKES

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prop­erty sec­tor for the past three years, pur­chas­ing homes for an av­er­age of R800 000.

The rise in fe­male prop­erty deals and ve­hi­cle pur­chases can be at­trib­uted to women who have em­pow­ered them­selves through ed­u­ca­tion.

Hen­drik van Broekhuize­n and Nic Spaull from the de­part­ment of eco­nom­ics at the Univer­sity of Stel­len­bosch fol­lowed stu­dents for six years from 2008 and found that women were the largest pro­por­tion of grad­u­ates.

Pic­ture: EPA-EFE

Joann Dvo­rak, not shown, of­fers ‘Bernie Cook­ies’ as she waits for US Se­na­tor Bernie San­ders to ar­rive in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, US, on Sun­day. The Iowa pres­i­den­tial cau­cuses were yes­ter­day.

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