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Treasury to assist state-owned companies turn the corner

National Treasury will assist state-owned companies (SOCs) develop and implement robust turnaround strategies, Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba said on Wednesday.Tabling the 2018 national Budget in the National Assembly on Wednesday, Minister Gigaba said...

SOUTH AFRICA: CAPE TOWN NOW FACES DRY TAPS BY JULY 9 – A MONTH LATER THAN LAST FORECAST

CAPE TOWN-- Residents of South Africa's drought-stricken Cape Town received good news when city officials said they now face losing piped water to their homes by July 9 -- a month later than last forecast.But Capetonians are not yet out of the woods. I...

Fee-free higher education allocation good news for students

Higher Education and Training Minister Hlengiwe Mkhize says the announcement of an allocation to fee-free higher education is an investment in skills and the knowledge economy. The Minister on Wednesday told SAnews the multi-billion rand allocation wil...

Day Zero estimate moves to July

Cape Town estimated Day Zero has been moved to 9 July 2018, due to a weekly drop of 0.5% in dam levels.The Day Zero, which was initially planned for 16 April 2018 was moved out early this month to 11 May 2018, due to a decline in agricultural usage.Cit...

Cabinet: Announcement to be made at an “appropriate time”

President Cyril Ramaphosa says an announcement regarding changes to the National Executive will be made at an appropriate time.On the matter of the composition of Cabinet, an announcement will be made by the President at the appropriate time, he said, ...