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E-toll service very poor: Survey

Tuesday 30 September 2014 12:44

A survey of road users revealed that 80 % found the e-toll administration service "very poor", the SA Chamber of Commerce and Industry (Sacci) said on Tuesday.

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 Public Protector, Madonsela says they will talk to the 280 workers during the Necsa public hearings.
Public Protector hearings into Necsa claims start

Tuesday 30 September 2014 09:00

The Office of the Public Protector has started with the process of public hearings into allegations that employees of Necsa suffered from health problems.

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Minister Mokonyane decries impact of cable theft on economy

Tuesday 30 September 2014 06:45

Water and Sanitation Minister, Nomvula Mokonyane says cable theft equals to serious economic sabotage.

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Thulas Nxesi to  table the public work’s department's annual report in Parliament on Tuesday.
Public works to promote good governance: Nxesi

Tuesday 30 September 2014 05:21

Public Works minister, Thulas Nxesi says his department is geared to promote good governance, transparency and accountability.

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Way forward on water shortages to be known on Monday

Monday 29 September 2014 10:14

Rand Water says decisions will be taken on Gauteng's water shortages after Water and Sanitation Minister Nomvula Mokonyane briefs the media on the matter on Monday.

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Gauteng residents brace for Jozi storms

Monday 29 September 2014 07:57

Residents of Gauteng and neighbouring provinces are warned to brace themselves for severe thunderstorms and heavy winds on Monday.

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Rand Water urges Gauteng residents to use water sparingly

Monday 29 September 2014 05:27

Rand Water spokesperson, Justice Mohale says high demand and hot temperatures have caused water levels in the two reservoirs to drop to 30%.

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Water levels at two main reservoirs at Meyersdal and Waterfall have dropped.
Rand Water has warned Gauteng residents to use water sparingly

Sunday 28 September 2014 18:25

Rand Water has again warned people in Gauteng to use water sparingly after water levels at two main reservoirs at Meyersdal and Waterfall dropped.

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Pretoria residents urged to use water sparingly

Saturday 27 September 2014 20:30

The Tshwane Metro has urged residents in and around Pretoria to use water sparingly.

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Gauteng water expected to be restored in two weeks

Saturday 27 September 2014 14:08

Water should be restored to all parts of Gauteng within two weeks - as long as there were no power outages, Rand Water said on Saturday.

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Water shortage under control for now: Rand Water

Saturday 27 September 2014 08:54

The water shortage "crisis" is under control for now, the parliamentary portfolio committee on water and sanitation heard on Friday.

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Sasol Solar Challenge race kicks off

Saturday 27 September 2014 08:53

The Science and Technology, Minister, Naledi Pandor says the Sasol Solar Challenge race is a way to experiment and test new solar renewable energies.

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‘Incarceration within a secure environment is non-negotiable

Saturday 27 September 2014 07:30

Justice and Correctional Services minister, Michael Masutha, says incarceration within a secure and humane environment is non-negotiable.

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TUT campuses to reopen

Saturday 27 September 2014 06:54

Academic and operational activities at all Tshwane University of Technology (TUT) campuses would resume on Monday.

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Johannesburg residents have been struggling with water shortages since last week.
Integrated committee set up to address water shortage

Friday 26 September 2014 20:37

An integrated committee has been set up to address the water shortage problem that has affected various parts of Gauteng.

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Diepsloot residents wage war against rat infestation

Friday 26 September 2014 19:49

Residents of Diepsloot, east of Johannesburg, are waging what they call a losing battle against rats and have called on authorities to intervene.

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 Areas in Johannesburg and Ekurhuleni were affected by water shortages.
Expert laments late response to water shortages

Friday 26 September 2014 09:00

Visiting Professor at University of the Witwatersrand, Mike Muller says Rand Water and government’s response to the Gauteng water shortages was late.

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 Blade Nzimande maintains the university has three campuses, but these three institutions operate as if they are three separate universities and that was not the intention of government when it merged
N West University an apartheid enclave: Minister

Friday 26 September 2014 07:30

Higher Education Minister, Blade Nzimande has referred to the North West University in Potchefstroom as an apartheid enclave.

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Residents in some areas in Johannesburg have been affected by water shortages.
Infrastructure vandalism concerning: Committee

Friday 26 September 2014 07:25

The continuing vandalism and theft of water infrastructure in South Africa was concerning, Parliament's portfolio committee on water and sanitation said on Thursday.

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The Wits solar car generates 1 200W from the sun.
Wits students showcase new solar car

Thursday 25 September 2014 07:30

Wits University students have showcased their solar car on campus in Braamfontein, Johannesburg.

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