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Sewage still flows into ‘Poo Lake’

Despite Ekurhuleni spending R2.8-million on a sewer line to prevent further damage to a pump station, raw waste has contaminated a wetland

More than 900 Americans to be evacuated from South Africa

Three flights are expected to leave South Africa over two days, embassy spokesperson says

Covid-19 shows what Zimbabwean nationalism means

The country’s elites can no longer jet away to overseas health facilities and must now face the hospital system that could not help Zororo Makamba, a 30-year-old who died of the virus

PSL falls in line and suspends football

It’s officially official, we will have no football in the country until further notice

Trolley tender causes Acsa eruption

Stolen contract exposes rift in the senior ranks at the state airport’s management companies

OR Tambo SEZ puts Ekurhuleni ahead

It is desirable for investors looking to manufacture and export via air, road or rail

Gauteng IDZ is up and running

The industrial hub at OR Tambo will create much-needed employment

SAA executive accused of spying

The airline, already plagued by insecurity and spying claims, has suspended an official after it used hidden cameras to track him

SA Express passengers grounded for 24 hours

SA Express passengers do not know if they will be able to fly to their destinations after the airline grounded all flights yesterday

The OR Tambo Special Economic Zone

This development is creating thousands of much-needed jobs

Wits hit by Bafana butterfly effect

The energy from the Afcon qualification may be exactly what the Clever Boys need to end the season right

​Learning to trust curiosity over fear

"What a funny sight it would be to see power dynamics neutralised by something as ordinary as friendship".

Huge development for Ekurhuleni

Industrial parks, residential areas, malls and expansion of existing facilities on the cards

OR Tambo evacuated because of unattended bag

"What happened was there was an unattended bag found in a terminal building and [the matter] is now being handled by the SA Police"

Another Guptastic escape

'The agents looked spooked, a momentary state I took to indicate that what they’d just heard was unheard of and smelled, eerily, of treason'

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Tobacco producers welcome new research confirming that cigarette ban has failed

Every day that goes by shows the importance of getting rid of this ban and going back to producing and selling cigarettes as we were before

Cost increases sharing of cigarettes

Many people are questioning whether the ban on tobacco in South Africa is not in fact having the opposite effect of that intended

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The important thing to remember is that a contact centre is defined less by the physical space it occupies and more by the customer experience it delivers

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