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  • Eskom CFO Anoj Singh axed, sort of

    27 July 2017 5:17 PM 11

    Eskom’s chief financial officer Anoj Singh was placed on special leave pending an investigation on Thursday, after one of its lenders raised governance concerns in the wake of the company’s recent qualified audit report. A senior government official familiar with the matter confirmed to the Mail & Guardian that the Development Bank of South Africa, which

  • Anglo sets aside $101m for silicosis lawsuit

    27 July 2017 1:15 PM 14

    As many as 100,000 former workers are part of SA’s biggest class action in which 32 respondents are named A settlement would bring an end to almost a decade-long fight by Spoor to compensate the hundreds of thousands of mine workers who contracted silicosis, a lung disease caused by silica dust, while working in SA’s gold mines as far back as the 1950s. Under

  • KwaDukuza Mayor to stimulate economic mobility in Ballito

    27 July 2017 12:43 PM 13

    “Ballito remains one of our major contributors to the growth of our local economy therefore, this development is of commemorative value for commuters as Ballito amongst other local economic nodes inherited a poor spatial planning legacy from the government of the past”, said Mthembu in a statement. “We recognize that efficient public transport is the backbone

  • Boeing Forecasts 637,000 New Pilots Needed by 2036

    26 July 2017 7:59 PM 18

    UNITED NEWS INTERNATIONAL (UNI) — If you’re thinking about becoming an airline pilot, there’s a pretty good chance you’ll find a job as one. Boeing released its annual global services report on July 24, issuing an outlook for the world’s commercial aviation industry. According to the study, more than 1.2 million pilots, technicians, and cabin crew members

  • Eskom leads spending on capital expenditure in 2016

    26 July 2017 3:09 PM 21

    While the South African economy is facing challenges‚ capital expenditure spending by public sector institutions has been growing steadily‚ Statistician General Pali Lehohla said on Wednesday. “In terms of what the vision for South Africa is‚ we have the National Development Plan (NDP) and what we need to do is test our spending against the goals of the NDP. While

  • Fuel prices to increase in August

    26 July 2017 2:04 PM 19

    “The crude oil price dropped to $46.71 a barrel early in the month, but recovered quickly to $50.59 a barrel. The increases in the average international prices of petroleum products caused increases of 1.0 cents per litre in the price of gasoline and 14.5 cents per litre in the price of diesel.” Brink said the volatility in the daily average exchange

  • Crop committee raises record maize estimate by 2%

    26 July 2017 1:56 PM 19

    The 2017 harvest will be more than double the previous season. JOHANNESBURG – South Africa will harvest 15 969 million tonnes of maize this season, the biggest crop on record after improved weather conditions across the maize belt boosted yields, the government’s Crop Estimates Committee (CEC) said on Wednesday. The estimate is up 2% compared to the CEC’s

  • Afrihost, Rain in LTE-A data link up

    26 July 2017 9:43 AM 23

    Afrihost will now be offering LTE-Advanced data with its new fixed wireless packages. The Internet services provider says fixed wireless is aimed at providing high-speed, reliable wireless Internet in areas that do not have DSL or fibre coverage. Afrihost has partnered with Rain, with a wireless network that already extends across SA's major centres

  • SA's AIDS funding at risk

    26 July 2017 9:28 AM 21

    The Department of Health is anxiously waiting to see if the US Congress approves Trump’s proposed cuts to global health programmes, as its decision could reduce donor support for HIV/AIDS in SA. It is further said that the US is the world’s biggest contributor to the global fight against HIV/AIDS and in 2016 contributed $4.9bn through bilateral programmes

  • Afrihost announces new LTE-A and fixed wireless product range

    26 July 2017 9:24 AM 23

    Afrihost has announced that it will now be offering LTE-A data alongside a number of new fixed wireless packages. Rain’s wireless network currently consists of 750 base stations and Rain plans to expand this to 2,000 sites by the end of the year. All Afrihost fixed wireless packages are subject to a once-off R2,499 purchase of an Huawei B618 LTE-A wireless