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Auditor-general to probe Prasa tender irregularities
Auditor-general to probe Prasa tender irregularities

Transport Minister Dipuo Peters has asked the auditor-general to investigate allegations of financial and tender irregularities...

3 Aug 2015 10:55

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Search for alternative water sources

The search continues for alternative methods to receive water since the conversion of seawater to drinking water to areas affected by severe drought is extremely expensive...

3 Aug 2015 10:17



Steelpoort shows economic logic of violent protests
Steelpoort shows economic logic of violent protests

For a long time, the African National Congress (ANC) government has claimed to be the buffer between the rich and the poor...

31 Jul 2015 13:59

Blood on the tracks
Blood on the tracks

The war within rail agency Prasa continues. Its former CEO, Lucky Montana, staggered into the Hillbrow Police Station yesterday with a pile of files to open a case of fraud...

31 Jul 2015 10:34

Joburg mayor: No e-tolls on my roads
Joburg mayor: No e-tolls on my roads

Johannesburg mayor Parks Tau says he will fight the rollout of e-tolls onto Johannesburg's municipal roads...

By Olebogeng Molatlhwa 29 Jul 2015 08:28

SALGA welcomes oversight visits
SALGA welcomes oversight visits

PRETORIA: The South African Local Government Association (SALGA) has expressed its satisfaction regarding an oversight visit by the Portfolio Committee on Sport and Recreation...

27 Jul 2015 08:53

Home Affairs fighting corruption
Home Affairs fighting corruption

PRETORIA: The Department of Home Affairs has strengthened its counter corruption unit in order to root out perpetrators, says Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba...

27 Jul 2015 08:47

PRASA off track with crucial upgrades
PRASA off track with crucial upgrades

The Passenger Rail Agency of SA (PRASA) is severely behind schedule on upgrades necessary for its new trains procured in a R51bn contract...

24 Jul 2015 11:43

Tax bills published for public comment
Tax bills published for public comment

PRETORIA: National Treasury has published for public comment two tax bills which provide the legislative amendments required to implement most of the tax proposals that were announced in the 2015 Budget in February...

23 Jul 2015 12:07

Work on OSSB at the Port of Saldanha has commenced
Work on OSSB at the Port of Saldanha has commenced

Construction on Transnet National Ports Authority's new Off-Shore Supply Base (OSSB) at the Port of Saldanha has commenced....

23 Jul 2015 11:19

Policy poisons farming
Policy poisons farming

The government's failure to assist farmers by not providing competitive subsidies is forcing workers off the land and is putting increased pressure...

23 Jul 2015 10:19

SMART helping transform classrooms and learning in SA
SMART helping transform classrooms and learning in SA

The Ministry of Education for Gauteng province in South Africa has chosen the global provider of collaboration solutions, SMART Technologies Inc...

23 Jul 2015 08:48

Formation of single professional body for B-BBEE
Formation of single professional body for B-BBEE

The Association of B-BBEE Professionals (ABP) and the National Association of BEE Consultants (NABC) have announced they are merging to form a single professional body for the broad-based black economic empowerment (B-BBEE) industry...

22 Jul 2015 16:46

SA to benefit from Chinese workshop on radio, TV
SA to benefit from Chinese workshop on radio, TV

PRETORIA: A Chinese workshop on development and management of radio and television media for developing countries which starts this week is a joint effort to enhance cooperation and friendship between South Africa and China.

22 Jul 2015 10:49

Five people who can change Africa's energy path
Five people who can change Africa's energy path

Five experts in the energy sector will spend a week sharing insights and knowledge with leaders from African countries working in the power sector...

22 Jul 2015 07:39

Limpopo to share in Brand South Africa national competitiveness conversation
Limpopo to share in Brand South Africa national competitiveness conversation

On 22 July 2015, Brand South Africa will take the conversation on national competitiveness to the Fusion Boutique Hotel in Polokwane as part of its mandate to position South Africa as a competitive investment destination.

21 Jul 2015 10:24

Gauteng Grade 12 learners go techno-learning
Gauteng Grade 12 learners go techno-learning

PRETORIA: The Gauteng Department of Education (GDE) says it will, on Tuesday, start rolling out a teaching and learning programme which will create paperless classrooms...

21 Jul 2015 08:56

JCCI sheds light on implications of truck ban
JCCI sheds light on implications of truck ban

The proposal from The Department of Transport to ban trucks exceeding nine tonnes from public roads during peak hours, has elicited a strong reaction from businesses...

17 Jul 2015 09:21

Huge avocado project for Port St Johns
Huge avocado project for Port St Johns

The Eastern Cape government has welcomed a R100-million injection by two private companies for large-scale avocado production in the troubled Majola Tea Estate...

16 Jul 2015 11:14

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Eskom extends Brian Molefe's contract by three months

The Eskom board on Wednesday, 15 July 2015, said it would extend acting CE Brian Molefe's contract by three months...

16 Jul 2015 11:02

N14 upgrade to cost R295m
N14 upgrade to cost R295m

PRETORIA: The Gauteng Department of Roads and Transport is upgrading the N14 freeway from Krugersdorp to Pretoria for R295 million...

16 Jul 2015 10:51

Home Affairs sets record straight on new visa regulations
Home Affairs sets record straight on new visa regulations

PRETORIA: The Department of Home Affairs says the new visa regulations are in line with two pieces of legislation...

15 Jul 2015 12:34

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Nuclear energy briefing revealed nothing new - experts

Experts have raised questions around the SANEC's "status update" on the Nuclear New Build project...

By Amanda Khoza 15 Jul 2015 11:25

Opening the doors of higher education to all
Opening the doors of higher education to all

The government should put more energy into sorting out the corruption that has dogged the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) and seen countless disadvantaged youths missing out on higher education opportunities...

By Bekezela Phakathi 15 Jul 2015 10:54

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Eskom in negotiations for renewal of boiler-serve contracts

Eskom on Tuesday, 14 July 2015, said the equity share by boiler-serve contractors has been tabled for discussion as part of the negotiations for the renewal of the boiler-serve contracts...

15 Jul 2015 10:18

Avanti partnership to provide high-speed satellite broadband to SMEs
Avanti partnership to provide high-speed satellite broadband to SMEs

Provider of satellite data communications services in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, Avanti Communications, has signed a new contract with South Africa's business chamber...

15 Jul 2015 08:07

Agreement to help resolve telecommunications-related complaints
Agreement to help resolve telecommunications-related complaints

PRETORIA: The NCC has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with ICASA which will help in the resolution of telecommunication-related...

13 Jul 2015 09:29

N2 Wild Coast Toll Road set to start
N2 Wild Coast Toll Road set to start

PRETORIA: Rural Development and Land Reform minister Gugile Nkwinti, has announced that the construction of the proposed new N2 Wild Coast Toll Road...

13 Jul 2015 09:15

City of Cape Town grants Uber operating licences
City of Cape Town grants Uber operating licences

The City of Cape Town, who will be using Uber as a technology partner, welcomes the granting of 145 metered taxi operating licences for operators...

10 Jul 2015 15:11

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