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Simone Liedtke

Simone Liedtke

Simone Liedtke is a Creamer Media Contributing Editor Online and Social Media Specialist for Engineering News and Mining Weekly.

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NSFAS still faces funding shortfall, cannot yet accommodate first-time university students

8th March 2021 The National Student Financial Aid Scheme is facing a shortfall on its funding for this year and it has, therefore, been unable to confirm funding... 

BLSA’s Mavuso calls for comprehensive vaccine strategy

11th January 2021 Business Leadership South Africa CEO Busi Mavuso has lamented South Africa’s lack of a vaccine strategy and says that, with the end of the festive... 

Eskom to implement Stage 2 load-shedding on Wednesday, Thursday nights

6th January 2021 State-owned power utility Eskom will be implementing Stage 2 load-shedding between 22:00 and 05:00 on January 6 and 7. The load-shedding is... 


Second wave, cuts to Covid relief are ‘main threats’ to economic recovery

10th December 2020 South Africa’s economic recovery, which outperformed forecasts by the International Monetary Fund, is in danger of regressing as a second wave of... 

Renergen develops simple logistics solutions to transport Covid-19 vaccine

10th December 2020 Emerging domestic natural gas and helium producer Renergen has developed a new device, the Renergen Cryo-Vacc, which is said to simplify the... 

BLSA CEO urges South Africans to ‘face the realities’ of Covid-19 pandemic

30th November 2020 Business Leadership South Africa CEO Busi Mavuso is urging South Africans to “face the realities of the pandemic” or risk facing a worse spike in... 

Sacci says trade activity improving

14th October 2020 Trade activity has improved in South Africa, with the seasonally adjusted Trade Activity Index having measured 50 index points in September,... 

Govt announces new application process for available agricultural State land

1st October 2020 Members of the public who want to apply for available agricultural State land as part of the government contribution to the land reform programme,... 

Unilever, govt partner to increase SMME investment

23rd September 2020 Unilever South Africa and the Department of Small Business Development have partnered to increase investment in small-, medium-sized and... 

Medupi conveyor belt failure raises risk of load-shedding

10th September 2020 State-owned power utility Eskom on September 10 warned of an increased risk of load-shedding following the failure of a conveyor belt feeding coal... 

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