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SA plans $20.5bn of public works to spur economy

SA plans $20.5bn of public works to spur economy – Mashatile The projects would focus on areas such as railways, ports, energy, information technology, water and sanitation and housing, he added. FILE: ANC treasurer-general Paul Mashatile at a party event in Kimberley in the Northern Cape on 9 January 2020. …

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Makhura declares West Rand a COVID-19 hotspot

The mining area has seen an increase in coronavirus cases since the lockdown was lowered to alert level four earlier this month. Gauteng Premier David Makhura briefs the media following a meeting with Sibanye-Stillwater representatives on 27 May 2020. Picture: Kgomotso Modise/EWN JOHANNESBURG – Gauteng Premier David Makhura has declared …

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Airline left red-faced after ‘statement’ gaffe

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South African Airways (SAA) raised a few eyebrows on Tuesday, when they claimed their planes would be back in the sky next month. However, their planned June flight schedule has been shot down in flames. SAA flights in June? Not anymore… The airline was planning to reintroduce a flight route …

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Ramaphosa gives religious gatherings the green light

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President Cyril Ramaphosa announced on Tuesday that religious gatherings will be permitted under Level 3 lockdown, but under strict social-distancing regulations. This is after the Coronavirus Command Council consulted with religious leaders, and took into consideration several recommendations made in the meeting. Ramaphosa gives blessing for churches to resume One …

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