• JSE Challenge: Mpumelelo Students Among Winners

    JSE Challenge: Mpumelelo Students Among Winners

    Mpumelelo Secondary School, Maritzburg College, Paul Roos Gimnasium, and the University of Cape Town were on Friday named as winners of various categories of the JSE Investment Challenge. These learners and students are eager to gain the financial skills that will improve their future and give them independence, judging by the calibre of entrants in

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  • NUMSA Accepts 6% Wage Hike Offer, Ends Strike

    NUMSA Accepts 6% Wage Hike Offer, Ends Strike

    The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA) on Thursday ended the nearly three-week strike after accepting the Steel and Engineering Industries Federation of Southern Africa (SEIFSA) 6% wage increase offer backdated to July. Numsa – the biggest single trade union in South Africa – said: “We met with SEIFSA and we accepted their offer

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  • Jozi Power Supply: Eskom, City Power Sign Pact

    Jozi Power Supply: Eskom, City Power Sign Pact

    Eskom and City Power – the electricity company owned by the City of Johannesburg – moved closer to a deal to transfer the supply of electricity from the power utility. On Thursday, they signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with a view to concluding a transaction in which Eskom would sell or transfer the distribution

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  • Telkom To Announce New Content Partners

    Telkom To Announce New Content Partners

    Telkom, which has just ended its partnership with Netflix, says it will soon announce new content partnerships. The end of the partnership means movies from the American pay television over-the-top media service will no longer be available on the telecoms operator’s set-top box.  Telkom says other partnerships with new content types will be made available to subscribers

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  • Jozi Gets More Power, Eskom Ups Load-shedding

    Jozi Gets More Power, Eskom Ups Load-shedding

    Gauteng Premier David Makhura on Friday joined New Johannesburg Mayor Mpho Moerane at the Kelvin Power station, where the city signed a power purchase agreement. The agreement will see an additional power supply of 100MW – up from 80MW – to Johannesburg households and businesses. The new agreement will ensure that City Power is able

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  • Ford SA Creates 1 500 Jobs, Mayor Lauds Move

    Ford SA Creates 1 500 Jobs, Mayor Lauds Move

    Ford South Africa has created 1 200 jobs by adding a third production shift as part of its multi-billion rand investment at the Silverton Assembly Plant in Tshwane. Earlier in the year during an oversight visit attended by President Cyril Ramaphosa and the Tshwane Mayor Randall Williams, Ford SA announced a R15 billion investment. The

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