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DURBAN, October 8 – The Pietermaritzburg High Court on Tuesday granted an urgent interim interdict declaring that state power supplier Eskom should not cut power supply to Newcastle Municipality as it would be “catastrophic”. The municipality and the KwaZulu-Natal department of cooperative governance and traditional affairs (Cogta) brought the urgent application to interdict Eskom from disconnecting the power. The municipality owes...
RUSTENBURG, October 1 - Despite of an objection from one of its councillors, the Rustenburg municipality in North West on Tuesday said it was confident the process of allocating land for a multi-billion rand shopping mall was legitmate. "The municipality is confident that the process that led to the allocation of the said land is above board and will further...
JOHANNESBURG, September 25 - Mining company Sibanye-Stillwater said on Wednesday it would enter into consultation with stakeholders in terms of section 189 of the Labour Relations Act -- which relates to retrenchments -- regarding the restructuring of its Marikana operations which would cut about 5,270 jobs. In a statement, Sibanye-Stillwater said this was "pursuant to ongoing financial losses experienced at these...
CAPE TOWN, August 28 - The Western Cape department of social development has urged the public to comment on the draft South African standard for the manufacturing of washable, reusable sanitary towels. In a statement, the department said the standard covers the requirements and test methods for washable, reusable sanitary towels for external use and that the standard does not...
JOHANNESBURG, July 29 - African economies are unable to absorb a significant proportion of young people because the education system is not aligned to needs, South African President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Monday. In a speech prepared for delivery at the Association for the Development of Education in Africa (ADEA) annual policy dialogue forum on secondary education, Ramaphosa said the continent’s...
JOHANNESBURG, July 22 - The Greater Lonmin Community (GLC) have approached the Constitutional Court seeking leave to appeal and set aside the acquisition of platinum mining company, Lonmin Plc by Sibanye-Stillwater. The GLC is a not-for-profit organization representing various affected communities of Rustenburg, such as Marikana, Mooinooi, Majakeng, Tornado, Nkaneng, and Bapo ba Mogale community. Sibanye's offer to acquire the entire...
JOHANNESBURG, July 11 - Johannesburg mayor Herman Mashaba on Thursday threatened to institute dispute resolution proceedings with the national energy regulator overpower utility Eskom's decision not to restore electricity to areas affected by frequent blackouts due to illegal connections to the grid. On Wednesday, Eskom said it would not restore power to areas where supply was disrupted due to illegal...
JOHANNESBURG, June 5 - Sibanye-Stillwater said on Wednesday that it has reduced the number of workers to be laid off to 3,450 after concluding the section 189 consultation process at its South African gold operations. In February, Sibanye announced a proposed restructuring of its SA gold operations and associated services due to ongoing financial losses experienced at the Beatrix 1...
PRETORIA, June 4 - The South African Revenue Service (SARS) on Tuesday announced that all taxpayers whose total employment income is less than R500,000 will not be required to submit their income tax returns this year, but they will still be paying tax. Edward Kieswetter, SARS Commissioner, said that the revenue service had decided to increase the income tax threshold from R350,000...
JOHANNESBURG, May 15 - South Africa has adequate water in storage to sustain it through the dry winter season, but the resource should be utilised carefully, the department of water and sanitation has said. Dam levels were at 73.7 percent for the past two weeks, a 6.2 drop compared to the same period last year, spokesman Sputnik Ratau said. "However, the...


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