Five Newsworthy Things in SA 27th November 2023:

News in South Africa 27th November: 1. Eskom hit stage 8 load-shedding: Energy analyst Chris Yelland said Eskom hit stage 8 power cuts according to the official national code of practice for load shedding. Speaking to reporters, Yelland said many people, including his family in Craighall Park, are experiencing 12 hours of load-shedding daily. “If […]

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Five Newsworthy Things in SA 28th March 2023:

News in South Africa 28th March: 1. Civil servants may accept pay hike: South African public servants are likely to accept the government’s latest wage offer, according an initial estimate of a ballot of labour-union members. Employee groups representing about 1.3 million government workers are currently seeking a mandate from their members to accept a […]

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Five Newsworthy Things in SA 3rd November 2021:

News in South Africa 3rd November: 1. Load shedding causing mass job loss: The ongoing power cuts in South Africa are expected to result in the shedding of at least 350 000 jobs, despite projections of 3.9% economic growth for 2021. This is according to a research report by accounting firm PwC, which notes that the return […]

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