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MK Party announces impeached Judge Hlophe as Parliamentary leader

MK Party announces impeached Judge Hlophe as Parliamentary leader

21st June 2024 Former Western Cape Judge President John Hlophe will represent the uMkhonto WeSizwe (MK) Party in Parliament as its leader, and not as Chief Whip,... 

Transnet appoints Letsoalo as new group COO

Transnet appoints Letsoalo as new group COO

20th June 2024 State-owned freight logistics group Transnet has announced the appointment of Lekau ‘Solly’ Letsoalo as group COO, with effect from July 1.... 

S&P does not foresee any significant policy shift under GNU

S&P does not foresee any significant policy shift under GNU

18th June 2024 S&P Global Ratings does not expect any significant policy shift as a result of South Africa's government of national unity (GNU) formed following... 

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Sabinet National Legislation (NetLaw): Your compass in the complex world of legislation

Sabinet National Legislation (NetLaw): Your compass in the complex world of legislation

14th June 2024 In an ever-evolving legislative environment, having swift access to accurate information about the latest national Acts, Rules and Regulations is... 

Magazine round up | 14 June 2024

Magazine round up | 14 June 2024

14th June 2024 A video round up of this week’s magazine, highlighting our cover story, features and Business Leader.  

GDP decreased by 0.1% in the first quarter

GDP decreased by 0.1% in the first quarter

4th June 2024 South Africa’s GDP decreased by 0.1% in the first quarter of this year, Statistics South Africa reports. The manufacturing industry decreased by... 

Eswatini govt issues new R4bn bond programme on South Africa's JSE

Eswatini govt issues new R4bn bond programme on South Africa's JSE

21st May 2024 The Eswatini government has, through Absa Bank, recently issued a R4-billion bond programme on the JSE's debt board. This new issuance is the... 

Rescue workers searching two remaining sections at George building collapse

Rescue workers searching two remaining sections at George building collapse

16th May 2024 The George municipality says about 2 500 t of building rubble has been removed from the site of the collapsed building in the town, which has so... 

Forensic pathologists identify 18 of the 33 deceased in George building collapse

Forensic pathologists identify 18 of the 33 deceased in George building collapse

15th May 2024 Forensic Pathology Services have, as at 06:00 on May 15, identified 18 of the workers killed in the collapse of a partially built residential... 

dtic seeks to create a competitive medical technology industry with new master plan

dtic seeks to create a competitive medical technology industry with new master plan

14th May 2024 Trade, Industry and Competition Minister Ebrahim Patel has launched the Medical Technology (MedTech) Master Plan, which is aimed at creating a... 

Pathology services seek to expedite identification as George building collapse death toll reaches 32

Pathology services seek to expedite identification as George building collapse death toll reaches 32

14th May 2024 Forensic Pathology Services (FPS) and the South African Police Service are planning to expedite the identification of persons killed in a building... 

Death toll in George building collapse rises to 27

Death toll in George building collapse rises to 27

13th May 2024 The George municipality has reported that, as at 15:00 on May 13, 25 people still remain unaccounted for following last week's building collapse.... 

George building collapse death toll rises to 12

George building collapse death toll rises to 12

10th May 2024 The George municipality has confirmed that three more bodies have been retrieved from the site of a collapsed building, taking the death toll to... 

Telecommunications to play a critical role in upcoming elections

Telecommunications to play a critical role in upcoming elections

8th May 2024 As South Africa approaches its 2024 national elections, scheduled for May 29, telecommunications infrastructure will play a key role in ensuring... 

DMRE announces petrol price increase, diesel price decrease for May

DMRE announces petrol price increase, diesel price decrease for May

30th April 2024 The price of petrol, both 93 and 95, will increase by 37c/ℓ as of May 1, while diesel prices will decrease by 30c/ℓ and 36c/ℓ for 0.05% sulphur and... 

ActionSA blames ANC for SA’s low economic growth forecast

ActionSA blames ANC for SA’s low economic growth forecast

25th April 2024 With the International Monetary Fund’s latest economic growth forecast for South Africa at 0.9%, ActionSA is blaming the dismal outlook for 2024 on... 

ANC’s Nkosindiphile Xhakaza is new Ekurhuleni mayor

ANC’s Nkosindiphile Xhakaza is new Ekurhuleni mayor

11th April 2024 Nkosindiphile Xhakaza has been elected, unopposed, Ekurhuleni mayor, after an almost two-week absence of leadership, following the removal of... 

Sacci BCI remains steady

11th April 2024 The South African Chamber of Commerce and Industry's (Sacci's) Business Confidence Index (BCI) remained steady at 114.7 in both February and March,... 

Jacob Zuma wins appeal in Electoral Court, can stand as MK candidate

Jacob Zuma wins appeal in Electoral Court, can stand as MK candidate

9th April 2024 Former President and uMkhonto weSizwe (MK) Party member Jacob Zuma has won his appeal in the Electoral Court against the Independent Electoral... 

Another DA mayor elected in Drakenstein municipality

5th April 2024 Following the corruption scandal around former Drakenstein mayor Conrad Poole, the Democratic Alliance has announced the election of Stephen... 

Ekurhuleni mayor voted out in motion of no confidence

Ekurhuleni mayor voted out in motion of no confidence

28th March 2024 ActionSA’s bid to get Ekurhuleni Mayor Sivuyile Ngodwana out of office was a success on Thursday, after council removed him in a motion of no... 

Understanding Court-Ordered  Costs in South Africa: A Comprehensive Guide

Understanding Court-Ordered Costs in South Africa: A Comprehensive Guide

27th March 2024 In the realm of litigation, the issue of costs can often be as crucial as the outcome of the case itself. Understanding how costs are awarded by... 

TNPA seeks to unlock land value through big leasing offer across seven ports

TNPA seeks to unlock land value through big leasing offer across seven ports

14th March 2024 South Africa’s State-owned Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) has released tenders for nearly 100 leasing opportunities across seven of its... 

Trade conditions remain tough – Sacci

13th March 2024 The South African Chamber of Commerce and Industry (Sacci) says the results from its February survey of trade conditions confirm an ongoing rough... 

Loadshedding moves to Stage 3

Loadshedding moves to Stage 3

12th March 2024 Eskom will implement Stage 3 loadshedding from 16:00 on Tuesday to 05:00 on Wednesday and will repeat this pattern for the next few days. The move... 

Petrol price to rise by R1.21 and diesel by nearly R1.19 from Wednesday

Petrol price to rise by R1.21 and diesel by nearly R1.19 from Wednesday

4th March 2024 The Department of Mineral Resources and Energy has announced that the petrol price will increase by R1.21 a litre for all grades from midnight on... 

Kieswetter's term as Sars commissioner extended by two years

Kieswetter's term as Sars commissioner extended by two years

27th February 2024 President Cyril Ramaphosa has extended South African Revenue Service (Sars) commissioner Edward Kieswetter's term of office by two years to enable... 

W Cape makes historic appointment with first female Treasury Head

22nd February 2024 With over 30 years of experience in the public sector, Julinda Gantana has been appointed Western Cape Provincial Treasury head, the first female... 

Loadshedding to reduce to Stage 2 from 10:00 on Friday

Loadshedding to reduce to Stage 2 from 10:00 on Friday

16th February 2024 Eskom has announced that it will be reducing loadshedding to Stage 2 from 10:00 on Friday, following the return of additional generating units. The... 

Magazine round up | 16 February 2024

Magazine round up | 16 February 2024

16th February 2024 A video round up of this week’s magazine, highlighting our cover story, features and Business Leader.  

Eskom to downgrade loadshedding to Stages 3 and 4 from Tuesday

Eskom to downgrade loadshedding to Stages 3 and 4 from Tuesday

12th February 2024 Power utility Eskom plans to downgrade loadshedding to Stage 3 from 05:00 on Tuesday. This will be followed by Stage 4 loadshedding from 16:00 on... 

Durban Dream Team: How a Durban Recruitment Agency Can Transform Your Workforce

Durban Dream Team: How a Durban Recruitment Agency Can Transform Your Workforce

11th December 2023 Finding the right talent for your business can be as challenging as finding a needle in a haystack. As we navigate through the complexities of the... 

African countries lost control to foreign mining companies – the 3 steps that allowed this to happen

African countries lost control to foreign mining companies – the 3 steps that allowed this to happen

6th December 2023 Within a few years of independence, African governments asserted sovereignty over their metal and mineral resources. Prior to this, the resources... 

Eskom to implement Stage 6 every night until Saturday to replenish emergency reserves

Eskom to implement Stage 6 every night until Saturday to replenish emergency reserves

28th November 2023 Power utility Eskom says it will implement Stage 6 loadshedding from 20:00 on Tuesday night until 05:00 on Wednesday morning, to replenish... 

'Darkest day' for Implats as 11 die, 75 hospitalised in Impala Rustenburg 11 Shaft incident

'Darkest day' for Implats as 11 die, 75 hospitalised in Impala Rustenburg 11 Shaft incident

28th November 2023 Platinum group metals miner Impala Platinum (Implats) has reported that 11 employees have died and 75 were injured at its Impala Rustenburg 11... 

Eskom declares Stage 6 loadshedding during Black Friday

Eskom declares Stage 6 loadshedding during Black Friday

24th November 2023 Eskom has announced that it will implement Stage 6 loadshedding from 12:00 on Friday to 05:00 on Monday. The declaration came amid 'Black Friday',... 

Stage 3 loadshedding to be implemented until Saturday morning

Stage 3 loadshedding to be implemented until Saturday morning

16th November 2023 Power utility Eskom says the shortage of generation capacity requires the implementation of Stage 3 loadshedding from 16:00 today until 05:00 on... 

British king acknowledges colonial atrocities in Kenya – here’s what could happen next

British king acknowledges colonial atrocities in Kenya – here’s what could happen next

8th November 2023 On his official visit to Kenya, King Charles III acknowledged Britain’s colonial era “wrongdoings”. He also paid tribute to Kenyan soldiers who had... 

IMF predicts uneven economic rebound for sub-Saharan Africa in 2024

IMF predicts uneven economic rebound for sub-Saharan Africa in 2024

2nd November 2023 While economic growth in sub-Saharan Africa is expected to rebound 4% in 2024, up from 3.3% in 2023, resource-intensive economies will grow more... 

Rand Water rejects call for CEO to step down

26th September 2023 Water utility Rand Water on Tuesday said that is currently supplying at capacity, in line with its abstraction license, issued by the Department of... 

Stage 4 loadshedding to continue until Sunday morning

Stage 4 loadshedding to continue until Sunday morning

31st August 2023 Power utility Eskom says Stage 4 loadshedding will continue to be implemented daily until 05:00 on Sunday. Thereafter, Stage 2 loadshedding will be... 

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