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Limpopo pastor appeared in court for allegedly raping four minors

JOHANNESBURG, September 12 – A 32-year-old pastor appeared in the Lenyenye Magistrate’s Court on Tuesday, facing five charges of rape and one charge of sexual assault, Limpopo police said. Spokesperson Lt-Colonel Moatshe Ngoepe said the man was remanded in custody with no bail until Thursday, for the judgment on his bail application and for further investigations. […]

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Energy department moots loans to pay for electricity infrastructure maintenance

PARLIAMENT, September 12 – The department of energy on Tuesday proposed a new model of finding additional funding for electricity infrastructure maintenance but it was met with little enthusiasm from Eskom and the National Energy Regulator of SA. As explained to the portfolio committee on energy by the department’s acting chief director for electricity policy, […]

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Gauteng furniture removal companies charged for fixing e-toll levy charge to customers

JOHANNESBURG, September 12 – The Competition Commission said on Tuesday that eleven furniture removal companies and the movers’ association to which they belong are to face prosecution in the Tribunal for price fixing, involving the e-tolls levy they charge customers who transport belongings on Gauteng highways. The companies are: Northern Provinces Professional Movers Association of South […]

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Moody’s praise SA’s miners’ restructuring initiatives

JOHANNESBURG, September 12 – Moody’s Investor Relations on Tuesday praised the restructuring initiatives made by South African gold and platinum group metals (PGM) miners in a bid to protect the sustainability and profitability, saying that these were benefiting their credit profiles. In a report on Tuesday, Moody’s vice president and senior analyst, Douglas Rowlings, said the […]