War room set up as Sisulu tasks Amatola Water Board to save Eastern Cape from drought

2020-02-24 22:51

Water and Sanitation Minister Lindiwe Sisulu has commissioned the Amatola Water Board to lead the drought intervention plan in the Eastern Cape, the board has said.

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George plane crash: Mbalula gives go ahead for independent inquiry

2020-02-24 20:30

Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula has directed that an independent inquiry be undertaken into a plane crash that claimed the lives of three employees of the South African Civil Aviation Authority's flight inspection unit.

South Africa

Eight things Premier David Makhura must address ahead of Gauteng's SOPA, according to DA

2020-02-24 18:57

The DA gives Gauteng Premier David Makhura a list of eight issues to address ahead of his State of the Province Address. One is to secure his own source of energy to mitigate against load shedding.

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Daniel Silke | Budget 2020 will be more pain than gain

2020-02-24 21:02

'Walking a tightrope', 'fine balancing act' and 'tough juggling performance' are well-worn phrases to describe the unenviable task that Finance Minister Tito Mboweni has in his attempts to snatch victory from the jaws of defeat in the 2020 Budget on Wednesday, says Daniel Silke.

South Africa

EFF condemns 'opportunistic' media coverage of Malema's stayed arrest warrant

2020-02-24 17:29

The EFF slams reporting on the stayed warrant of arrest for its leader Julius Malema as being "opportunistic", saying his non-appearance in court is part of an agreement with the magistrate and prosecutor.

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