SAA Losses Climb Higher to R4.5 Billion for 2016-17

[DA] The latest information provided to the Standing Committee on Finance (SCOF) by the South African Airways (SAA) board reveals a staggering loss of R4.5 billion for 2016/17.

[DA] The latest information provided to the Standing Committee on Finance (SCOF) by the South African Airways (SAA) board reveals a staggering loss of R4.5 billion for 2016/17.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

President Jacob Zuma Must Explain the Bizarre Recall of Pravin Gordhan

[DA] The fact that President Jacob Zuma has instructed the Minister of Finance, Pravin Gordhan, together with the Deputy Minister of Finance, Mcebisi Jonas, to cancel their international investor roadshow and return to the country immediately is a majo…

[DA] The fact that President Jacob Zuma has instructed the Minister of Finance, Pravin Gordhan, together with the Deputy Minister of Finance, Mcebisi Jonas, to cancel their international investor roadshow and return to the country immediately is a major setback for the economy in South Africa.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

R4 Billion Titanium Beneficiation a Milestone for SA

[SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies says the R4 billion titanium beneficiation project for the manufacturing of titanium pigment at the Richards Bay Industrial Development Zone (IDZ) is a milestone for South Africa’s minera…

[SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies says the R4 billion titanium beneficiation project for the manufacturing of titanium pigment at the Richards Bay Industrial Development Zone (IDZ) is a milestone for South Africa's mineral beneficiation.

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Sewage ‘Spilling Continuously’ Into Butterworth River

[GroundUp] Sewage has been leaking into the Gcuwa River near Butterworth for more than a year, after damage to the pump mechanism caused by illegal electricity connections.

[GroundUp] Sewage has been leaking into the Gcuwa River near Butterworth for more than a year, after damage to the pump mechanism caused by illegal electricity connections.

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Silicosis – Unpacking the Gold Mines’ Strategy

[GroundUp] The appeal by the country’s biggest gold mining companies against last year’s decision by the South Gauteng High Court to allow sick gold miners to fight for compensation as a group is to be heard in the Supreme Court of Appeal in May.

[GroundUp] The appeal by the country's biggest gold mining companies against last year's decision by the South Gauteng High Court to allow sick gold miners to fight for compensation as a group is to be heard in the Supreme Court of Appeal in May.

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Over 8 000 Police Vehicles Out of Service

[DA] The DA will submit follow-up questions after a reply to a Parliamentary Question by the DA’s Vusumzi Magwebu MP has revealed that over 8000 police vehicles are currently in repair shops.

[DA] The DA will submit follow-up questions after a reply to a Parliamentary Question by the DA's Vusumzi Magwebu MP has revealed that over 8000 police vehicles are currently in repair shops.

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SABC Interim Board Must Hit the Ground Running to Restore Stability

[DA] The DA welcomes the appointment of the SABC Interim Board by the President, and it will have to hit the ground running if it is to restore credibility and good governance at the public broadcaster.

[DA] The DA welcomes the appointment of the SABC Interim Board by the President, and it will have to hit the ground running if it is to restore credibility and good governance at the public broadcaster.

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