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Eskom’s Medupi Unit 5 achieves Commercial Operation ahead of schedule

OHANNESBURG, April 3 – Eskom, on Monday said they were pleased to announce that Unit 5 at its Medupi Power Station Project in Lephalale, Limpopo, has attained Commercial Operation status. The unit was officially declared commercial after the completion of control performance and the 72-hour reliability tests, putting all performance guarantees to effect. ” Unit […]

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RTMC more than ready to take over e-Natis – new transport minister

ARLIAMENT, April 3 – The Road Traffic Management Corporation (RTMC), a government entity, was fully prepared to take over the e-Natis system from private operator Tasima following another court judgment in government’s favour, Transport Minister Joe Maswanganyi said on Monday in his maiden media briefing. The National Assembly MP, who replaced Dipuo Peters in a […]

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Trade and Industry Minister urges private sector to buy local

JOHANNESBURG, April 3 – Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies said on Monday that government needed strong persuasive initiatives to secure greater private sector support for local manufacturing given their significant procurement spend. Davies said in a statement that these initiatives included providing further support for Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment (BB-BEE), and better alignment between […]

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Zuma appoints three JSC members

JOHANNESBURG, April 3 (ANA) – President Jacob Zuma has appointed Advocate Thandi Norman SC, Advocate Thabani Masuku and Sifiso Msomi as members of the Judicial Service Commission (JSC). In a statement issued by Dr Bongani Ngqulunga on Monday, the Presidency said Zuma made the appointments in terms of the Constitution after consulting leaders of parties […]