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De Lille asks for lower water tariff hike after thousands of complaints - News24

Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille has asked for a reduction in the proposed 27% water tariff hike, after the City received roughly 24 900 complaints from residents during public submissions on the new budget. De Lille - in what could be one of her last ...

Unions furious at minimum wage with strikes a test for 'billionaire' Ramaphosa - Business Day

More than 2,000 union members marched in Johannesburg in a nationwide protest on Wednesday against a proposed national minimum wage, presenting a test for President Cyril Ramaphosa, who champions the policy. The R20 an hour minimum wage, which ...

Cape Town to get real water - thunderstorm, rain warning for Cape - Times LIVE

Capetonians were warned to batten down the hatches as the city braced for thunderstorms‚ rain and a chance of hail overnight on Wednesday. The South African Weather Service said there was an 80% chance of rain that would carry on into Thursday. Gale ...

Looting, property destruction in NW amid anti-Mahumapelo protests - Eyewitness News

The province has been gripped by violent protests with residents calling for Premier Supra Mahumapelo to step down. Looting incidents in Sannieshof, a small town in Tswaing Local Municipality. Picture: Pelane Phakgadi/EWN. Supra Mahumapelo · North West ...

Parliament legal resources stretched as Zwane inquiry looms - Mail & Guardian

There are currently more than 40 committees in Parliament and five state capture inquiries are about to be established. But Parliament has only nine legal advisers who can attend to administrative duties involved in these inquiries. Parliament's ...

Loss of prosecutors a blow to crime fighting in SA - Times LIVE

The loss of more prosecutors would be catastrophic for crime prevention in the country‚ says National Prosecuting Authority boss Shaun Abrahams. Abrahams was briefing parliament's committee on justice and correctional services on Tuesday about the NPA ...

Records fail to support Mantsoe's claim that Karabo attempted suicide - Times LIVE

Occurrence books from Sandton Skye‚ dating back to two months before Karabo Mokoena's death‚ have failed to support Sandile's Mantsoe's allegations that she had previously tried to commit suicide on the premises. The High Court in Johannesburg had ...

Danish inventor gets life for murdering Swede journalist - eNCA

COPENHAGEN – A Danish court sentenced inventor Peter Madsen to life in prison on Wednesday for murdering and dismembering a Swedish journalist aboard his home-built submarine in Copenhagen harbour in August 2017. Madsen, dressed in black, sat ...

Panel of experts to review list of zero-rated VAT items - Fin24

Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene has appointed an independent panel of experts to review the list of zero-rated VAT items. This comes after National Treasury heeded recommendations made to Parliament in February by civil society groups and trade unions ...and more »

DA to legally challenge Arthur Fraser's appointment - eNCA

JOHANNESBURG – The Democratic Alliance (DA) on Wednesday filed papers to have the decision to redeploy Arthur Fraser to the post of National Commissioner of Correctional Services set aside with immediate effect. This was revealed in a statement by ...and more »