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National minimum wage of R20 an hour to take effect on Jan 1

7th December 2018 The national minimum wage will kick in on January 1, meaning no South African worker will earn less than R20 an hour in the new year, President... 

ANC deploys MPs to parliamentary committee tasked with drafting constitutional amendment

7th December 2018 The African National Congress (ANC) caucus on Friday announced it has deployed eight of its MPs to serve on an ad hoc committee to draft a... 

MPs undertake to move with speed to fill SABC board vacancies

7th December 2018 Parliament's communications portfolio committee on Friday said it would move with speed to try and fill all eight vacancies on the board of the... 


Eskom implements Stage 1 load shedding

7th December 2018 State power utility Eskom said on Friday it would again effect rotational powercuts to reduce demand and avoid a collapse of the grid, but that... 

Zimbabwe running out of fuel according to energy regulatory authority

7th December 2018 Zimbabwe is running out of fuel according to the Zimbabwe Energy Regulatory Authority’s (Zera) acting chief executive officer Eddington Mazambani.... 

Sudan peace talks on again

7th December 2018 Peace talks between the Sudanese government and two armed groups in the Darfur region of Sudan are on again after a pre-negotiations agreement... 

Cabinet approves publication of revised expropriation bill

6th December 2018 Cabinet has approved the publication of the Revised Expropriation Bill for comment, following Parliament's adoption of a recommendation to amend... 

Fourth SABC board member resigns - reports

6th December 2018 Veteran journalist and editor Mathatha Tsedu is the latest to step down from the SA Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) board of directors. Television... 

Business confidence edges up slightly as momentum flattens – Sacci

6th December 2018 Business conference among South African companies edged up just slightly in November, with the momentum seen since September slowing, a survey... 

Brics political parties foster economic, social ties at Pretoria summit

6th December 2018 Political Parties from the Brics group of nations, plus other partner countries which met in Pretoria for three days ended their meeting on... 

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