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UN: One in eight people around the world go hungry

One in eight people around the globe is chronically undernourished, says the United Nations's food agencies in their latest report on food insecurity.

Nersa slashes Eskom’s power tariff to 16%

Nersa has cut the increase in electricity tariffs for Eskom to 16% for the 2012/2013 financial year from the previously approved hike of 25.9%.

Revised Implats offer hoped to curtail strikes

The National Union of Mineworkers will meet negotiators in a bid to avert a wage strike that could hurt the world's second largest producer.

Implats and NUM in talks to avoid strike

The NUM is meeting with Impala Platinum to avoid a possible wage strike which could hurt the world's second-largest platinum producer.

Numsa says no wage deal’s been struck

Numsa has denied it reached a wage deal with steel and engineering firms and says the strike has not been called off.

Transnet cautious on public-private deals

Transnet said it was open to working with private companies to accelerate its expansion plan but would be cautious about any deals it signs.

ArcelorMittal seeks to join case against Imperial

ArcelorMittal South Africa has decided to join Kumba Iron Ore in its legal case against Imperial Crown Trading.

As winter bites, Eskom reduces power supply to BHP

Eskom -- which is struggling to keep the lights on -- has been interrupting supplies to BHP Billiton's smelters to help manage its tight supplies.

SA needs to start nuclear bidding next year

South Africa needs to start the international procurement for its planned nuclear plants early next year so it can build the 1600MW plant by 2023.

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SANDF inquiry clears soldiers of the death of Collins Khosa

The board of inquiry also found that it was Khosa and his brother-in-law Thabiso Muvhango who caused the altercation with the defence force members

The inevitable rise in Covid-19 cases and deaths: What the numbers mean

About 20 people in South Africa die each day from the coronavirus, and this number may peak at 300, while positive cases may reach 8 000 a day, according to some projections

Lockdown set to move to level three countrywide from June 1

President Cyril Ramaphosa notes that the behaviour of citizens during level 3 will determine the fate of the nation

Press Releases

Openview, now powered by two million homes

The future of free-to-air satellite TV is celebrating having two million viewers by giving away two homes worth R2-million

Road to recovery for the tourism sector: The South African perspective

The best-case scenario is that South Africa's tourism sector’s recovery will only begin in earnest towards the end of this year

What Africa can learn from Cuba in combating the Covid-19 pandemic

Africa should abandon the neoliberal path to be able to deal with Covid-19 and other health system challenges likely to emerge in future

Coexisting with Covid-19: Saving lives and the economy in India

A staggered exit from the lockdown accompanied by stepped-up testing to cover every district is necessary for India right now

Covid-19: Eased lockdown and rule of law Webinar

If you are arrested and fined in lockdown, you do get a criminal record if you pay the admission of guilt fine

Covid-19 and Frontline Workers

Who is caring for the healthcare workers? 'Working together is how we are going to get through this. It’s not just a marathon, it’s a relay'.

PPS webinar Part 2: Small business, big risk

The risks that businesses face and how they can be dealt with are something all business owners should be well acquainted with

Call for applications for the position of GCRO executive director

The Gauteng City-Region Observatory is seeking to appoint a high-calibre researcher and manager to be the executive director and to lead it

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