Newcastle Racks Up 💸R200M Electricity Debt, Could Be Left In👀 The Dark Soon

The KwaZulu-Natal government is urgently trying to avert electricity interruptions in the Newcastle Local Municipality after it racked up electricity debt of more than R200m.

On Monday, Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta) MEC Sipho Hlomuka urged residents "to pay for municipal services, including electricity, as their failure to do …

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KZN PEC To Meet With Top 6⃣ Over Arrest🔗 Of Political Heads

The ANC KwaZulu-Natal provincial executive committee (PEC) is expected to meet with the party's top six on Monday about the future of outgoing eThekwini Mayor Zandile Gumede and issues in that region.

ANC KZN spokesperson Ricardo Mthembu said the PEC would meet the party's top brass at Luthuli House.

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🇧🇫Burkina Faso Court Jails⛓ Two Generals over 2015 Coup

General Gilbert Diendere was convicted on charges of murder and harming state security and handed a 20-year prison term, while General Djibril Bassole, accused of treason, was ordered jailed for 10 years.

The coup, carried out by troops loyal to ousted president Blaise Compaore, was thwarted by public protest but …

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Nxasana, SABC Executives👔 To Appear 👀Before Zondo Commission

The Zondo commission of inquiry into state capture is expected to resume on Monday with the testimony of former National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) boss Mxolisi Nxasana and several top SABC officials.

Nxasana previously told the commission about the two-year battle with now disgraced former NPA officials Nomgcobo Jiba and Lawrence …

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City Of Joburg's 1 879 In-Sourced Cleaners Start 1⃣st Day Of Work

A total of 1 879 cleaners started their first day of work for the City of Johannesburg on Sunday after being in-sourced, Mayor Herman Mashaba said.

Last month, the City announced its in-sourcing programme, saying the cleaners - most of whom are women - would gain from employee benefits such as pension …

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Govt Remembers👉 27 Police Officers Who Died⚰ In The Line Of Duty

The police and government have paid their respects to 27 police officers, including a reservist, who have lost their lives in the line of duty in the last financial year.

National Police Commissioner General Kehla Sitole on Sunday said police officers are faced with life-threatening challenges daily as they battle …

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