Eskom Trillian deadline on Friday
Power utility Eskom has until August to heed Minister of Public Enterprises, Lynne Brown’s instruction to clarify its business association with Trillian Capital Holdings. Eskom was initially supposed to submit this report on Thursday but the Minister extended the deadline, saying she wanted additional information. “The Minister … has asked... Read more
Repo rate reduced to 6.75%
The Reserve Bank’s Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) on Thursday reduced the repo rate by 25 basis points to 6.75%. Briefing reporters following the MPC’s meeting, Reserve Bank Governor Lesetja Kganyago said the bank “will not hesitate to revise the move if the need arises”. “Underlying demand in the economy... Read more
Alert: Fraudulent college operating in Thohoyandou
  The Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET) is warning students who are seeking study opportunities to remain vigilant against fraudulent private colleges that continue to operate illegally around the country. In particular, the DHET has received several complaints from Thohoyandou, Venda in Limpopo regarding an illegal institution... Read more
National dam levels continue to decline
The Department of Water and Sanitation urged the public to use water wisely as national dam levels continue to decline, as the winter season is in full swing. According to the assessment conducted by the department on Monday, dam levels are currently sitting on an average of 71.6%, compared... Read more
Durban joins elite cities programme
Durban has joined the Rockefeller Foundation’s 100 Resilient Cities Programme and is committed to building a city that will withstand the changes of time, climate and society. It aims to create a city that will survive and thrive in spite of environmental and societal changes. As Debra Roberts, Durban’s... Read more

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