Eskom’s 19.9 Percent Tariff Hike Will Destroy Jobs

[COSATU] The COSATU affiliated-SA Clothing and Textile Workers’ Union (SACTWU) has made a submission at NERSA’s public hearings on Eskom’s tariff application for 2018/19, setting out why Eskom’s proposed 19.9% tariff increase should be rejected. The un…

[COSATU] The COSATU affiliated-SA Clothing and Textile Workers' Union (SACTWU) has made a submission at NERSA's public hearings on Eskom's tariff application for 2018/19, setting out why Eskom's proposed 19.9% tariff increase should be rejected. The union's research head, Etienne Vlok, told NERSA that Eskom's proposed tariff hike will have a detrimental impact on workers' job security and livelihoods.

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Ramaphosa Apologises for ‘Festival of Chairs’ Comment

[News24Wire] President Jacob Zuma and his deputy,Cyril Ramaphosa, differed sharply on the handling of the ANC Eastern Cape conference during their visit to the province, ANC insiders told News24.

[News24Wire] President Jacob Zuma and his deputy,Cyril Ramaphosa, differed sharply on the handling of the ANC Eastern Cape conference during their visit to the province, ANC insiders told News24.

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Court Hears of WhatsApp Chat Between Susan Rohde and Her Husband’s Mistress

[News24Wire] WhatsApp chat messages were sent between handsets belonging to Susan Rohde and her husband’s mistress in the hours leading up to her death, the Western Cape High Court has heard.

[News24Wire] WhatsApp chat messages were sent between handsets belonging to Susan Rohde and her husband's mistress in the hours leading up to her death, the Western Cape High Court has heard.

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‘They Chucked Me Out Like a Dog’ – Evicted Woodstock Resident

[News24Wire] After calling Roodebloem Mansions home for more than a quarter of a century, Carmina Vieira and her family have been forced to move to the abandoned Woodstock Hospital, following their eviction on Wednesday morning.

[News24Wire] After calling Roodebloem Mansions home for more than a quarter of a century, Carmina Vieira and her family have been forced to move to the abandoned Woodstock Hospital, following their eviction on Wednesday morning.

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Deputy Minister Luwellyn Landers – Centenary of OR Tambo: Leveraging Multilateralism in Support of Peace, Security and Development Nexus” Symposium

[Govt of SA] Keynote Address by the Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Mr Luwellyn Landers, at The Symposium themed “Centenary of OR Tambo: Leveraging Multilateralism in Support of the Peace, Security and Development Nexus.”

[Govt of SA] Keynote Address by the Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Mr Luwellyn Landers, at The Symposium themed "Centenary of OR Tambo: Leveraging Multilateralism in Support of the Peace, Security and Development Nexus."

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Achieving Export Led Economy Key for Sustainable Jobs – Masisi

[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -Botswana’s key priority is to achieve an export led economy that will create sustaible jobs, Vice President, Mr Mokgweetsi Masisi, has said.

[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -Botswana's key priority is to achieve an export led economy that will create sustaible jobs, Vice President, Mr Mokgweetsi Masisi, has said.

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Minister Nkosinathi Nhleko On Infrastructure Maintenance Backlog

[Govt of SA] The maintenance backlog of 93 000 government facilities is being addressed in a prioritized manner in the context of resource limitations and budgetary constraints, Public Works Minister, Nkosinathi Nhleko reassured the National Council of…

[Govt of SA] The maintenance backlog of 93 000 government facilities is being addressed in a prioritized manner in the context of resource limitations and budgetary constraints, Public Works Minister, Nkosinathi Nhleko reassured the National Council of Provinces (NCOP) in response to oral questions on Tuesday.

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Utilise Land Effectively – Autlwetse

[Botswana Daily News] Pandamatenga -Residents of Pandamatenga have been advised to fully utilise their ploughing fields to sustain households and improve food security in the country.

[Botswana Daily News] Pandamatenga -Residents of Pandamatenga have been advised to fully utilise their ploughing fields to sustain households and improve food security in the country.

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SARS Boss Tom Moyane’s Parallel Universe

[Daily Maverick] It is “simply not true” that the taxman has ever withheld refunds in an attempt to boost revenue collection, tax boss Tom Moyane told his colleagues this week in an internal staff letter. Scorpio checked: It is also “simply not true” t…

[Daily Maverick] It is "simply not true" that the taxman has ever withheld refunds in an attempt to boost revenue collection, tax boss Tom Moyane told his colleagues this week in an internal staff letter. Scorpio checked: It is also "simply not true" that the Earth is rotating around the sun. What we are unsure of, however, is whether Moyane lives in a parallel universe or his own made-up world of fake news and half truths. By Pauli van Wyk for SCORPIO.

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