Fire Ravages Eastern Cape Farmlands, Mountains

[News24Wire] Dry and windy conditions have seen runaway fires that started on Sunday, September 10, in the Lady Grey area and spread south over the Witteberg Mountain toward Barkly East, leaving a wake of destruction behind it.

[News24Wire] Dry and windy conditions have seen runaway fires that started on Sunday, September 10, in the Lady Grey area and spread south over the Witteberg Mountain toward Barkly East, leaving a wake of destruction behind it.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

ANC Alliance’s Current Operating Model Must Change, Partners Say

[News24Wire] The ANC’s alliance partners in Gauteng are calling for a reconfigured alliance. The announcement was made by Cosatu and the SACP during their joint press briefing on Wednesday at Cosatu House in Braamfontein. The SACP and Cosatu in the pro…

[News24Wire] The ANC's alliance partners in Gauteng are calling for a reconfigured alliance. The announcement was made by Cosatu and the SACP during their joint press briefing on Wednesday at Cosatu House in Braamfontein. The SACP and Cosatu in the province held bilateral meetings on Monday where the two alliance partners resolved to re-evaluate the alliance.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

How Consultant Took Billions from Energy Utility and Planned to Take More

[Daily Maverick] It is now well-established that global consultants McKinsey and their local Gupta-linked counterpart Trillian extracted R1.6-billion in fees for “turnaround” advice given to Eskom. In this investigation, the first in a series, we delve…

[Daily Maverick] It is now well-established that global consultants McKinsey and their local Gupta-linked counterpart Trillian extracted R1.6-billion in fees for "turnaround" advice given to Eskom. In this investigation, the first in a series, we delve into an explosive report that says Eskom ignored warnings that the proposed contract might be illegal, and reveal internal documents detailing how McKinsey and Trillian planned their multibillion-rand payday. The scandal has further dented Eskom's image, already battered by

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Agricultural Marketing Authority Urges Farmers to Register

[The Herald] The Agricultural Marketing Authority (AMA) is calling on input suppliers and companies willing to contract farmers during the 2017 /18 cropping season to register.

[The Herald] The Agricultural Marketing Authority (AMA) is calling on input suppliers and companies willing to contract farmers during the 2017 /18 cropping season to register.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

TelOne Pre-Paid Slashes Voice Costs

[The Herald] TelOne has slashed voice calls by more than 80 percent seeing on-net calls going down to 1cent per minute from 5 cents and mobile calls down to 4 cents from 16 cents. This reduction has come about through the recently launched prepaid voic…

[The Herald] TelOne has slashed voice calls by more than 80 percent seeing on-net calls going down to 1cent per minute from 5 cents and mobile calls down to 4 cents from 16 cents. This reduction has come about through the recently launched prepaid voice bundles promotion which is running up to the end of November with an extension possibility.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe