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Water department going to court to stop EC municipality 'polluting' Great Fish River

25th June 2019 The Department of Water and Sanitation (DWS) is taking legal action to force an Eastern Cape municipality to stop polluting the Great Fish River, it said on Monday.  DWS’ Andrew Lucas, responsible for water regulation in the Eastern Cape, said in a statement that legal action was being taken... 

South Africa, China sign deal to partner in Square Kilometer Array

24th June 2019 International Relations Minister Naledi Pandor, who is leading a South African delegation of senior government officials to the Forum for China-Africa Cooperation Coordinators’ Meeting, on Monday signed a deal which paves the way for Beijing entities to partner in South Africa's astronomy... 

Sisulu calls on municipalities to prioritise water, sanitation infrastructure maintenance

24th June 2019 Human Settlements, Water and Sanitation Minister Lindiwe Sisulu on Sunday called on all municipalities to prioritise maintenance of water and sanitation infrastructure to prevent pollution of dams and rivers. In a statement issued after a briefing by water and sanitation department acting... 

Air Tanzania to reintroduce flights to South Africa

24th June 2019 Air Tanzania is to resume flights to South Africa on Friday in a bid to attract South African tourists and business travellers. The revived passenger schedule will connect four major airports in Tanzania with OR Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg with four direct flights per week on... 

Resgen says final member confirms participation in lending syndicate for Boikarabelo

24th June 2019 Energy resources firm Resource Generation (Resgen), which is listed on the ASX and the JSE, on Monday said the third and final member of the proposed lending syndicate for the construction of its Boikarabelo mine in South Africa had confirmed its participation in writing. It said the combined... 

Freezing cold, water cuts and power outages: Gauteng's week of triple challenges

24th June 2019 Gauteng residents began the last week of June facing the triple challenges of freezing temperatures, water supply cuts and power outages in various parts of the province. In the south of Gauteng, the province, SA Weather Services warned of extreme cold on Monday, with overnight temperatures... 

Johannesburg water shutdown: Contingency measures in place

21st June 2019 Environment and Infrastructure Services Department on Friday assured residents that during 54-hour Rand Water maintenance shutdown next week water supplies will be available, but some areas may experience low pressure. The City of Johannesburg said Rand Water, which supplies water to... 

Vivo Energy in joint venture to accelerate growth of KFC franchise in East Africa

20th June 2019 Vivo Energy said on Thursday it had agreed to form a joint venture with Kuku Foods East Africa Holdings, the owner of KFC franchises in East Africa, to accelerate the growth of its current franchise portfolio of 30 restaurants in Kenya, Uganda and Rwanda. Vivo Energy, the pan-African retailer and... 

Johannesburg Water warns of major supply shutdown

19th June 2019 A major water supply shutdown by Rand Water will affect businesses and residences next week. Johannesburg Water said the Monday shutdown will last for 54 hours. "The shutdown is on the B11 pipeline to a 2500mm butterfly valve from Lethabo to Vereeniging pumping stations and will affect Rand Water... 

SAA says possible strike by pilots could hurt airline's business

19th June 2019 South African Airways has said that the industrial action threatened by aggrieved pilots could hurt the embattled airline's business.  This as the South African Airways Pilots’ Association on Monday questioned the interim SAA chief executive Zukisa Ramasia's competency to run the State-owned... 


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