Babies that contracted Klebsiella still being monitored at Tembisa Hospital

Eleven babies that contracted the deadly Klebsiella pneumoniae bacteria are still being monitored at the Tembisa Hospital on Gauteng’s East Rand where ten babies earlier died from the infection.

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SA government warns citizens travelling to China to be well informed about coronavirus

The Department of International Relations and Corporation has advised South Africans travelling to China to be well informed about the implications of the rapidly spreading coronavirus.

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Police fire stun grenades at protesting students outside UNISA in Durban

Police fired stun grenades to disperse a group of disgruntled protesting students outside the University of South Africa (UNISA).

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Eskom tells court tariffs to blame for load shedding as Nersa stand-off continues

South Africa’s energy regulator Nersa is battling it out in court with power utility Eskom over the price of electricity.  

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Families identify victims of Limpopo accident

Representatives of five families whose members died in a bus accident on the R81 at the Sekgopo hill near Modjadjiskloof have identified their bodies at Kgapane hospital in Limpopo.

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Concerns raised over department’s refusal to pay for post-graduate studies

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The South African Union of Students (SAUS) has raised questions over the Department of Higher Education’s refusal to pay for post-graduate studies.

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Kenyan central bank cuts key lending rate to 8.25%

Kenya’s central bank monetary policy committee cut its benchmark lending rate to 8.25% on Monday from 8.50%, saying the economy was operating below potential and there was room for a more accommodative monetary policy.

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Maile backtracks on decision to suspend two DA councillors

Gauteng Cogta MEC Lebogang Maile suspended City of Johannesburg Speaker Vasco da Gama and City of Tshwane Speaker Katlego Rachel Mathebe on Thursday for three and six months respectively.

Gauteng MEC for Human Settlements, Urban Planning and CoGTA Lebogang Maile, has reversed with immediate effect the suspension of both the DA’s Speaker of the City of Johannesburg, Councillor Vasco Da Gama and current Speaker of the City of Tshwane Katlego Mathebe.

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