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Load-shedding stops at 11pm on Monday: Eskom

Load-shedding will end at 11pm on Monday, power utility Eskom said. However, it warned that the...

Sunday Times must apologise and reveal sources, Sanef inquiry recommends

NIVASHNI NAIR The Sunday Times must apologise to those incorrectly implicated in three prominent stories, reveal...

Tax increases to pay for Covid-19 vaccine under consideration — report

As the government’s efforts to secure supplies of Covid-19 vaccines find growing success, the Treasury...

BCM ratepayer owes R1m, but will benefit from debt incentive scheme

A ratepayer in Bonnie Doon, East London, owes BCM more than R1m even though the...

Don’t be a ‘mampara’, says Solidarity Fund

As 2021 gets underway and the country starts returning to work, the Solidarity Fund is...

Gautrain reaches 40-million km since operations began in 2010

ERNEST MABUZA Rail equipment company Bombardier Transportation announced that its Gautrain commuter fleet in South Africa...

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Health and safety top priority, says basic education department

The department of basic education (DBE) has said that it is satisfied with the ongoing...

Education department confirms two-week delay in reopening of schools

The basic education department on Friday confirmed that the reopening of schools has been postponed...

Covid command council urges delay to schools opening

Eastern Cape education unions say the national coronavirus command council's recommendation to postpone the reopening...

53% of adults want schools closed until Covid-19 situation improves – survey

As the country intensifies its fight against Covid-19‚ a survey conducted by the University of...

Schools could turn into Covid-19 ‘super-spreaders’, says teachers’ union

NONKULULEKO NJILO The reopening of schools later this month may lead to a spike in Covid-19...

Grade 12 exam marking extended as marker dies‚ some withdraw due to Covid-19

The department of basic education has extended the marking of grade 12 exam papers due...

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Netball SA cancels all events due to Covid-19

In a major blow to the sport, Netball SA announced the suspension of all planned events until further notice due to the increased rate...

Death of former South African hockey coach Fabian Gregory leaves huge...

Former South African hockey coach Fabian Gregory died aged 47 in Hong Kong on Saturday and his untimely passing has left a huge void...

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Pot O’Curry celebrates first year in business

Call for other companies to join in the drive to 'helping those in need' by making a donation IT’S been a year of challenges for...

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