Youth must participate meaningfully in SA economy: Ramaphosa

President Cyril Ramaphosa says for South Africa to prosper, government must ensure that young people participate meaningfully in the economy.

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Post Office denies losing millions in delivery fees for social grants

The South African Post Office has denied reports that it is losing millions of Rands in delivery fees for paying out social grants.

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Dudu Myeni’s son expected to testify before State Capture inquiry

The Commission of Inquiry into State Capture will resume hearings in Parktown in Johannesburg on Monday with evidence expected from Thalente Myeni, who is the son of former SAA board chair, Dudu Myeni.

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Treat us like something between a telco and a newspaper, says Facebook’s Zuckerberg

Mark Zuckerberg

Online content should be regulated with a system somewhere between the existing rules used for the telecoms and media industries, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg told global leaders and security chiefs on Saturday.

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Chinese tourist in France becomes first to die in Europe of coronavirus

An 80-year-old Chinese tourist infected with the coronavirus has died in France, the first fatality in Europe and the fourth outside mainland China from an epidemic that has shut Chinese factories, curbed travel and disrupted global supply chains.

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SAA welcomes TIC’s decision to reinstate insurance for SAA travellers

SAA has welcomed the Travel Insurance Consultants’ decision to reinstate insurance for SAA travellers. The insurers had withdrawn insurance cover to SAA due to concerns over the systemic problems and uncertainty over its financial sustainability and longevity.

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US accuses Huawei of stealing trade secrets, assisting Iran

US prosecutors on Thursday accused Huawei of stealing trade secrets and helping Iran track protesters in its latest indictment against the Chinese company, escalating the US battle with the world’s largest telecommunications equipment maker.

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NEHAWU says current wage agreements not open for review

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Trade union National Education, Health and Allied Workers’ Union, one of the country’s largest public sector unions, says the current wage agreements are sacrosanct and not open for review.

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SA government can solve energy crisis: Energy Expert

Energy expert Chris Yelland says the government can manage to solve the energy crisis within a reasonable period of time if it starts taking practical steps.

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EFF criticises municipalities obtaining power independently

EFF leader Julius Malema has criticised President Cyril Ramaphosa’s announcement that financially viable municipalities can now procure their own electricity from independent power producers.

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Numsa to appeal Labour Court’s rejection of bid to halt job cuts at SAA

The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa says they intend to appeal the Labour Court’s decision to reject an application aimed at halting job cuts at South African Airways (SAA).

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