ANC WC to request inquiry into whether City 'deliberately ignored' drought warnings

53 minutes ago

The ANC in the Western Cape says it will ask President Jacob Zuma to institute a Commission of Enquiry to establish whether the Western Cape government and the City of Cape Town "deliberately ignored the warnings of the diminishing water resources".

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PE, Cape and Joburg insist drinking water is safe after Listeriosis scare

2018-01-18 22:31

The cities of Johannesburg, Cape Town and Port Elizabeth are insisting that drinking water in the metropolitan areas is safe for consumption, following a Listeriosis outbreak.

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Malaysia Airlines flight shakes violently, forced to land

2018-01-19 05:11

Passengers on a Malaysia Airlines plane flying from Sydney, Australia, to Kuala Lumpur which was forced to land in the central Australian city of Alice Springs say they were bracing themselves for a possible rough landing after the plane shook violen


Top S&P exec says Eskom in danger of debt default

2018-01-18 22:00

The global ratings agency spoke out on the same day that Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba and Investec voiced concerns about Eskom's financial situation.


Roy Bennet and wife were 'two of Zimbabwe's greatest patriots'

7 minutes ago

A prominent Zimbabwean opposition leader and a former finance minister Tendai Biti has tweeted that the Roy Bennett and his wife’s "tragic passing" is "a blow to our struggle", while David Coltart, an opposition figure, says the couple were "two of Zimbabwe's greatest patriots".

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