Five Newsworthy Things in SA 30th September 2022:

News in South Africa 30th September: 1. Eskom employee wage increase: Eskom, which is under unprecedented financial strain, received another blow on Thursday when the CCMA awarded employees a further 1.5% wage increase, backdated to July 2021. The company is under unprecedented economic strain as it burns millions of litres of diesel a day to […]

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Five Newsworthy Things in SA 10th November 2021:

News in South Africa 10th November: 1. Restaurants load shedding struggles: Restaurants roll out generators to fight load shedding – at a cost of R1,000 per hour. South Africa’s embattled restaurant industry is being battered by load shedding, turning to petrol and diesel generators to keep the lights on. But record-high fuel prices, following months […]

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Five Newsworthy Things in SA 4th June 2021:

News in South Africa 4th June: 1. Vaccine rollout hits 1mil mark: South Africa’s vaccine rollout has passed an important milestone by reaching more than one million people at the start of June. As the daily number of doses administered picked up – after a dismally low levels between February and May – the health […]

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Five Newsworthy Things in SA 30th April 2021:

News in South Africa 30th April: 1. Municipalities could soon collapse: It’s almost clichéd to say SA’s municipalities are poorly run. Virtually every Ratings Afrika and Auditor-General survey reminds us of this. You see it with your eyes as you venture home over potholed roads, passing the street litter that is left to accumulate until […]

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Five Newsworthy Things in SA 4th November 2020:

News in South Africa 4th November: 1. FFC criticises SAA rescue: Next year is set to be a difficult year for South Africa, with government planning expenditure cuts, the question is how might this impact service delivery, Parliament has heard. The Financial and Fiscal Commission on Tuesday briefed a joint sitting of the Standing Committee […]

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