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Cool weather expected in Gauteng – SA Weather Services

JOHANNESBURG, January 23 – Gauteng residents can expect cool temperatures and thunderstorms in the afternoon, the South African Weather Services said Tuesday morning. “We have a 60% chance of thundershowers,” said Forecaster Lulama Pheme. “The main rains will be coming in the afternoons, people should not be worried its just normal summer rain.” Forcast: Johannesburg: […]

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South Africa furniture retailer Lewis experiences revenue declines despite high December sales

JOHANNESBURG, January 23 – South African furniture retailer Lewis Group on Tuesday reported that its revenue for the nine months ended 31 December 2017 had declined by 1.7 percent, mainly as a result of the 9.6 percent reduction in “Other Revenue”. In a trading statement, Lewis said that this trend of declining other revenue annuity […]

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WEF honours artists Cate Blanchett, Elton John and Shah Rukh Khan for humanitarian efforts

DAVOS-KLOSTERS, January 23 – The World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland, kicked off on Monday night with the opening ceremony and annual Crystal Awards which this year honoured Cate Blanchett, Sir Elton John and Shah Rukh Khan for their roles in changing the world. The Crystal Awards, now in its 24th year, celebrate the […]

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Transnet board, executives expected in hot seat after being summonsed by Parliament

PARLIAMENT, January 23 – The board and executive management of South Africa’s state-owned freight transport and logistics company, Transnet, are expected to appear before Members of Parliament (MPs) on Tuesday, after Parliament issued them with summonses. The summons was issued in December shortly after executive and non-executive directors of the company failed to appear before […]

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Suspended Eskom CFO resigns from South Africa’s power utility

JOHANNESBURG, January 23 – Suspended Eskom chief financial officer (CFO), Anoj Singh, resigned on Monday, South Africa’s power utility said. “Eskom has today [on Monday] received, through Mr Anoj Singh’s attorneys, a formal letter of resignation by Mr Singh from his position as the Chief Financial Officer, in line with the terms of his employment contract,” Eskom […]

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17 Nigerian nationals arrested for public violence to appear in Rustenburg court

RUSTENBURG, January 24 – Seventeen foreign nationals arrested for public violence and possession of dangerous weapons were expected to appear in the Rustenburg Magistrate’s Court on Tuesday. The Nigerian nationals were arrested in Rustenburg Noord on Sunday night in Rustenburg North for allegedly attacking locals in what was suspected to be a revenge attack. The violence […]