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New face of manufacturing sector

Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies has launched the Intsimbi Future Production Technologies Initiative (IFPTI) which is aimed at advancing the country’s manufacturing sector. The Intsimbi model has succeeded in creating highly innovative industry driven solutions that can sustainably be expanded, which will position SA’s Advanced Manufacturing sector for the 4th Industrial Revolution that is […]

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Government notes Fitch rating decision

The government has noted Fitch’s decision to affirm South Africa’s long term foreign and local currency credit ratings at ‘BB+’, and maintain a stable outlook. In a statement released by National Treasury on Friday, the government said the proactive steps it is taking towards economic growth are starting to bear fruit. “Collaboration with government, business, […]

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Minister Pravin Gordhan calls for level heads in Eskom dispute

Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan on Thursday called on all parties involved in the Eskom wage talks to allow time for the negotiations to succeed. “All parties are called upon to desist from violence, intimidation or the disruption of coal deliveries to power stations,” said the Department of Public Enterprises (DPE). The Minister said it […]

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Nersa announces R32.69bn approval for Eskom RCA application

The National Energy Regulator of SA on Thursday announced a R32.69 billion approval for Eskom’s Regulatory Clearing Account (RCA) applications. “The Energy Regulator has approved a total RCA balance of R32.69 billion,” said the regulator’s chairman, Jacob Modise, at a media briefing at the regulator’s offices in Tshwane. The power utility’s applications had totalled R66.6 […]

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Nersa to announce Eskom decision

The Energy Regulator of South Africa will this afternoon announce its decision on Eskom’s Regulatory Clearing Account (RCA) account application. “The regulator will announce its decision on Eskom’s Regulatory Clearing Account (RCA) applications for year 2 (2014/15), year 3 (2015/16) and year 4 (2016/17) of the MYPD3,” said the regulator. The media briefing to announce […]

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Limpopo Health MEC: Reduce medical lawsuits by improving healthcare

Limpopo Health MEC Dr. Phophi Ramathuba says the province is looking at improving clinical services as one of the main strategies of tackling medico legal claims. Ramathuba said this when she briefed the Portfolio Committee on Health on the state of the health system in Limpopo on Thursday. The province’s burden of medical lawsuits remains […]

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Police nab 10 in connection to CIT robberies

Police Minister, General Bheki Cele, says police have arrested 10 more suspects linked to the recent spike in Cash-in-Transit (CIT) heists across the country. Leading a briefing on the measures to combat cash-in-transit heists to the Portfolio Committee on Police on Wednesday, Cele said the suspects were arrested across three provinces. The arrest comes as […]

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South African National Roads Agency Limited (SANRAL) statement: Positive response to proposed N3 corridor upgrades

Pietermaritzburg, 13 June 2018. There has generally been positive response to the proposed N3 capacity improvements between Durban and Pietermaritzburg, following three days of public hearings. The widening – and realignment in sections – of the 84km N3 Corridor between EB Cloete Interchange in Durban and Twickenham Road in Pietermaritzburg is being undertaken by the […]