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Trust in SA institutions on the rise but still relatively low - survey

26th March 2019 Trust in South African institutions has risen, with nongovernmental organisations in the lead while the government remains at the bottom, a survey has shown. The Edelman Trust Barometer, which has been conducted since 2001, shows that South Africa experienced one of the biggest changes on the... 

Cape Town seeks rail experts to assist with takeover plan for passenger rail

26th March 2019 Cape Town said on Tuesday it would appoint a team of rail professionals to assist its transport directorate with business plans to take over passenger rail management from the national government. It said it was evaluating and assessing four tenders for the exercise and that the rail experts,... 

DA mayors to ask minister permission to bypass Eskom

26th March 2019 Democratic Alliance (DA) mayors will petition Energy Minister Jeff Radebe under Section 34 of the Electricity Regulation Act for permission to procure electricity directly from independent power producers (IPPs), DA leader Mmusi Maimane said on Tuesday. Maimane said it would allow councils run by... 

Cape Town forum to look at how data can enable South African cities to build resilient govts

25th March 2019 Cape Town is hosting a conference from Monday which will explore how cities can utilise data to build resilient and responsive local governments. In a statement, the city said the British High Commission had brought in representatives from United Kingdom organisations specialising in the use of... 

Progressive Professionals Forum wants SIU probe into Steinhoff

25th March 2019 The Progressive Professionals Forum (PPF) has called for South Africa's Special Investigating Unit to probe troubled global retailer Steinhoff International in light of new revelations of corruption.  An investigative report by audit firm PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) found that a small group of... 

No load shedding anticipated for the coming week, says Eskom

25th March 2019 No load shedding is anticipated for the coming week due to the electricity system gradually improving, Eskom said on Sunday night. "The improvement in plant performance, together with replenished diesel and water reserves over the last few days, as well as the increase of imports from... 

Sasol donates $250 000 to those hit by tropical cyclone Idai

22nd March 2019 Sasol on Thrsday committed to donate $250 000, or about R3.56-million, for the relief and support of communities that have been severely affected by the tropical cyclone Idai in Beira and Dondo in Sofala province of Mozambique. This will also be provided to other impacted areas in Inhambane... 

African Energy Chamber calls for oil and gas industry collaboration

21st March 2019 The chief executive and chairman of the African Energy Chamber (, NJ Ayuk, has called for more industry collaboration on key issues pertaining to Nigeria’s oil and gas industry. Ayuk made the call for strengthened cooperation as he led an industry delegation to Nigeria this... 

Ramaphosa demands action on Prasa turnaround

21st March 2019 President Cyril Ramaphosa has ordered Transport Minister Blade Nzimande to urgently resolve the problems facing South Africa's rail commuter transport system, a statement from the presidency on Thursday said. Ramaphosa met with Nzimande on Tuesday following the president's train ride on Monday... 

Mogadishu jittery about withdrawal of AU troops

20th March 2019 Mogadishu is growing jittery about the planned withdrawal of African Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) troops from Somalia, according to a report on Wednesday. On February 16, AMISOM commanders met in the Somali capital to agree on a plan to execute the mission’s new Concept of Operations (Conops), a... 

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