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Proteas bus driver delivers water

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JOHANNESBURG – As scorching temperature continues to persist in different provinces, the South African cricket team bus operator has decided to bring liters of water to Free State. Chris de Kock is traveling from Cape Town to Gauteng. In between the trip, De Kock plans to deliver 150 liters of …

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Eskom: No secrecy around Zim power deal

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Johannesburg – Eskom has confirmed the sale of electricity to Zimbabwe but denied that the power supply agreement with its Zimbabwean counterpart the Zimbabwe Electricity Supply Authority (Zesa) is secret. Eskom said the deal is part of an arrangement among southern African power utilities to sell surplus electricity to each …

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JMPD officers ‘not on strike’

Johannesburg – The Johannesburg Metro Police Department (JMPD) has assured motorists that their officers are not on strike. In a statement on Monday evening, JMPD spokesperson Wayne Minnaar said: “JMPD management wants to thank officers for not heeding the call from the union to strike during this festive season when officers …

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DA lays criminal charges against Penny Sparrow

DA lays criminal charges against Penny Sparrow

JOHANNESBURG – The Democratic Alliance has laid criminal charges against Penny Sparrow. This follows Sparrow’s comments on Facebook where she insulted black people who were on the Durban beaches over the Christmas period. DA leader Mmusi Maimane tweeted that Penny Sparrow’s comments are insulting and must be criminally pursued. #PennySparrow …

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Motorists must expect heavy traffic law enforcement

JOHANNESBURG – Holidaymakers returning to Gauteng can expect high traffic police visibility, intensified pedestrian blitzes, roadblocks, and roadside checkpoints on all Gauteng’s major roads as they make their way back to Gauteng, the community safety department said on Saturday. Heavy traffic volumes were anticipated on major routes, freeways, provincial, and …

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White corn climbs to 1996 record in SA

White corn climbs to 1996 record in SA

Johannesburg – South African white corn increased to a record as the ongoing drought parched crops whose planting season is nearly over. White corn for delivery in July gained by the daily R80 limit, increasing 1.9% to R4 324 a metric tonne by midday on the Futures Exchange.That’s the highest …

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Outa accuses government of being sneaky

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JOHANNESBURG – The Opposition to Urban Tolling Alliance (Outa) has slammed new amendments to the soon-to-be demerit licensing system, saying that attempts to include the non-payment of e-tolls as a traffic violation are flawed. “It is not surprising this took place over the holiday period,” the organisation said of the …

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National minimum wage inches closer

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JOHANNESBURG – South Africa could sign the national minimum wage into law next year but it could take years before workers benefit from it. This is the view of one analyst after years of talks on the matter at the National Economic Development and Labour Council. Detractors are arguing that …

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