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Barlow: ANC playing foul in Madibeng

The Democratic Alliance has accused Madibeng Mayor, Jostina Mothibe of unfairly cutting electricity supply to businesses in the area.

Retail trade increases by 3.8 percent

Hardware, paint and glass products were the best performers in the retail sector during November 2016, after retail trade sales increased by 3.8 percent in real terms, year-on-year.

Cosatu terrified by mass retrenchments

The Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) said it was alarmed by the number of job losses that are expected across the board in 2017.

This Day in History: 23 January, 1998

Former SA state president PW Botha appeared in the George Regional Court for refusing to appear before the TRC in December 1997.

JMPD staff suspended for corruption, service slow

The Johannesburg Metro Police Department (JMPD) says that services at six licensing and testing stations will be affected after several staff were suspended.

Science and technology key to economic growth

Minister of Science and Technology Naledi Pandor said her department's role in stimulating economic growth and job creation had never been more important.

Durban running out of water fast

The eThekwini Municipality said the water situation in that city was getting worse, after the level at the Albert Falls Dam dropped to 26 percent this month.

Motor trade sales increase by 4.2 percent

South African Motor trade sales increased by 4.2 percent year-on-year in November 2016 - in nominal terms.

South Africans increasingly bad at paying off debt

The number of South Africans being summonsed for debts they incurred has increased by 0.8 percent in the three months ended November 2016, compared to the same period in 2015.

Wholesale traders did better in 2016

Researchers have found that wholesale trade in South Africa increased by 0.4 percent in the three months ended November 2016, compared to the same period in 2015.

Export of lion skeletons will be permitted for fake tiger wine

The South African Government plans to permit the annual export of 800 lion skeletons to manufacturers of fake tiger wine.
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