ANC releases an election music album

The launch will feature President Cyril Ramaphosa sharing the stage with the country’s top musicians.

South Africa's African National Congress (ANC) is swinging into election mode and will on Friday release a music album ahead of the country's general elections in May.

ANC releases an election music album
ANC releases an election music album

ANC releases an election music album

The launch will feature President Cyril Ramaphosa sharing the stage with the country’s top musicians.

Fire Gordhan right now for Eskom cost overruns – Numsa

Fire Gordhan right now for Eskom cost overruns – Numsa

Gordhan ‘was part of the leadership responsible for the open looting of SOEs while presenting themselves as fighting to undo the Eskom crisis’.
Amcu members striking themselves into poverty – Solidarity

Amcu members striking themselves into poverty – Solidarity

Amcu was well on its way to destroying thousands of jobs just as they did previously during their five-month platinum strike, the union said.
Bushiri’s church calls on #NotInMyName to shed light on fresh allegations

Bushiri’s church calls on #NotInMyName to shed light on fresh allegations

A spokesperson says the ECG church is firmly against the abuse of women and sees the movement as a partner, not an enemy.
Expert witness called to testify at inquiry into deadly Durban building collapse

Expert witness called to testify at inquiry into deadly Durban building collapse

Last year four people were killed and four others injured when a two-storey building collapsed onto an articulated truck.
Lucky Capetonian spends R22.50 to win R232mn in record PowerBall jackpot

Lucky Capetonian spends R22.50 to win R232mn in record PowerBall jackpot

The winner has yet to claim their prize but Ithuba expects to hear from them any time now.
Numsa special NEC to discuss plastics strike, Eskom unbundling

Numsa special NEC to discuss plastics strike, Eskom unbundling

Numsa, the largest trade union in the country, said that it would detail the resolutions of the special national executive committee meeting.
BMF slams Mchunu for pinning Eskom’s woes on black managers

BMF slams Mchunu for pinning Eskom’s woes on black managers

BMF president Andile Nomlala took a swipe at the ANC for appointing unqualified executives to run SEOs, and ‘asking them to do wrong things’.
Lagerfeld’s cat Choupette could become richest feline on planet

Lagerfeld’s cat Choupette could become richest feline on planet

Choupette – a millionaire in her own right – is something of a cult figure in the fashion world, with more than 170,000 followers on social media.
Labour department data centre to be down until relocation is complete

Labour department data centre to be down until relocation is complete

The department says it hopes the relocation of the data centre will bring about improved efficiencies
UFS’s MT Steyn statue to be relocated

UFS’s MT Steyn statue to be relocated

The decision to relocate the statue to the War Museum ‘should not be considered as an attack on a specific race, culture or ideology’.
Unemployment, graft, unchecked fraud ‘could sink SA’

Unemployment, graft, unchecked fraud ‘could sink SA’

One of the biggest unseen risks in the country is the divide between business, government and civil society, the Institute of Risk Management SA says.
Why land reform fails – but not in the Western Cape

Why land reform fails – but not in the Western Cape

No support from government has been failing a struggling farmer from Piet Retief, but those in the Western Cape are receiving backing and are thriving.
70 schools in SA red-flagged for structural defects

70 schools in SA red-flagged for structural defects

Principals of the 70 schools have asked the Suid-Afrikaanse Onderwysersunie director of operations not to release the names of the institutions, fearing that it could cause panic.
Krugersdorp animal shelter quarantined until further notice due to distemper outbreak

Krugersdorp animal shelter quarantined until further notice due to distemper outbreak

Fora warned pet owners about a recent outbreak of the distemper virus, and announced that its premises will be closed until the virus has been dealt with.
Picking up the pieces, counting costs after load shedding

Picking up the pieces, counting costs after load shedding

Load shedding left a trail of destruction with appliances, substations and transformers exploding, costing the country even more billions.
Committee seeks submissions on ‘innovative’ ways to enforce traffic laws

Committee seeks submissions on ‘innovative’ ways to enforce traffic laws

The committee is also mandated to develop the National Traffic Law Enforcement Code and anti-corruption strategy.
SA Express to resume Johannesburg to Mthatha route

SA Express to resume Johannesburg to Mthatha route

SA Express will operate a daily service between OR Tambo International and Mthatha Airport between Sunday and Friday.
Armed Forces Day kicks off on Saturday at Khayelitsha’s Mandela Park stadium

Armed Forces Day kicks off on Saturday at Khayelitsha’s Mandela Park stadium

Activities will include aerobatic displays by the Super Falcons, precision drills, a hostage release demonstration and a martial arts demonstration.
Powerball jackpot reaches R210 million

Powerball jackpot reaches R210 million

The company has been surprising their customers with ‘210 acts of kindness’.
Mantashe calls for security improvement after Gloria mine disaster

Mantashe calls for security improvement after Gloria mine disaster

Cable theft resulted in power to the mine being stopped, increasing the level of poisonous gases underground.
Rural KZN communities benefit from Sanral projects and jobs

Rural KZN communities benefit from Sanral projects and jobs

A regional manager says communities far away from large cities and towns are often forgotten.
City of Joburg cuts municipal services to Samwu head office

City of Joburg cuts municipal services to Samwu head office

The city says Samwu owes it R1.2 million in arrears for electricity, water, sewerage, rates and refuse.
SA condemns attack in Kashmir

SA condemns attack in Kashmir

Thursday’s attack claimed the lives of at least 40 members of the Indian armed forces and is the deadliest in the area in years.
Wesgro says R98m invested into Sturrock Dry Dock in the Port of Cape Town

Wesgro says R98m invested into Sturrock Dry Dock in the Port of Cape Town

The planned caisson is expected to double the productivity of the dock and will also contribute to job creation.
Gold Fields headline earnings sharply lower in 2018

Gold Fields headline earnings sharply lower in 2018

The mining company is reportedly expecting to increase production by 4% – 7% in 2019.

 

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