Thousands Brave the Cold 😱 Joburg Weather for Madiba's Annual Lecture 🔉

Thousands of people have come out in numbers despite the cold weather and traffic congestion at the Wanderers Cricket Stadium in Johannesburg where former US President Barack Obama will on Tuesday afternoon deliver the 16th Nelson Mandela Annual Lecture to mark the 100th birthday of the late former statesman.

Temperatures …

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SASSA: 83% Of Social Grants Paid 👍 Following Technical Problems

The South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) says it’s been able to pay at least 83% of social grants beneficiaries following technical glitches earlier this month which stalled withdrawals.

It says the fact that not all grants have been collected, is not a result of the non-performance of its …

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Nene: Govt Depts Will Also Feel Pinch 😢 of Fuel Price Hike ⛽

With another petrol price hike looming in August, the Finance Minister says that government departments will also feel the pinch.

In a written parliamentary reply, Nhlanhla Nene says that between 2013 and 2017, spending on fuel by government departments has continued to grow faster than inflation.

The government could also …

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Eskom Executive Linked to Brian Molefe Resigns 📝

Eskom has confirmed its divisional executive for security Tebogo Rakau has resigned with immediate effect.

Rakau was appointed by former CEO Brian Molefe in 2015 after the pair worked together at Transnet.

Eskom says it's not at liberty to disclose employer-employee contractual matters with third parties, but it's confirmed that …

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Ramaphosa Empathises 🙏 with Meyiwa Family 👪

President Cyril Ramaphosa has empathised with the family of slain Bafana Bafana captain Senzo Meyiwa.

Ramaphosa said the family was living without closure for too long.

Meyiwa was shot during a robbery at his girlfriend Kelly Khumalo's home in Vosloorus in 2014.

The man police had initially arrested for the …

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Another Fuel Hike ⛽ Predicted for August😱

The Automobile Association (AA) says fuel prices are likely to rise again at the end of July going into August.

The AA released a statement on Monday on its prediction for the upcoming fuel price announcement.

“International oil prices see-sawed during the first half of July but remained within a …

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Mokgoro, UN Delegation Postpone 👀 Meeting Over Troubled NW 💪

The office of the North West Premier Job Mokgoro says a meeting between him and United Nations delegates that were scheduled for Monday has not taken place due to unforeseen circumstances.

The premier was to welcome the UN technical team tasked with helping the troubled provincial government back on its …

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South Africans 🇿🇦 Rekindling Relationship with ANC: Ramaphosa 👍

President Cyril Ramaphosa said South Africans are rekindling their relationship with the ANC. He was speaking to eNCA's Jane Dutton.

Ramaphosa said South Africans are indicating a level confidence and trust in the ANC.

An Ipsos survey has found that the ANC remains the top chioce for South African voters …

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Call for Army 🔉 to Be Deployed to Protest-stricken Zwelihle✊🏼

The army is needed in Hermanus to help police officers deal with violent protests.

That's one of the main resolutions to come out of a meeting between government officials, including Western Cape premier Helen Zille and Zwelihle community leaders over the weekend.

Forty-two people were arrested during violent clashes with …

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