Load shedding pushed to Stage 4


Eskom has started implementing load shedding Stage 4 from 13:00 this afternoon until 05:00 on Friday and then it will be downgraded to Stage 2 until 05:00 on Saturday. This comes after the power utility announced on Sunday that it expects to continue with Stage 2 load shedding until Saturday […]

Have your say on the National Minimum Wage adjustment


Time is running out to comment on the annual review and adjustment of the National Minimum Wage for 2021. The Department of Employment and Labour has alerted the public to the Friday deadline for their input into the review of the National Minimum Wage (NMW). Written submissions are made to […]

Eskom implements stage 2 load shedding from tonight


Eskom will implement stage 2 load shedding from 10pm to 5am for two nights, the power utility announced on Wednesday. According to Eskom, the blackout will take place tonight and Thursday evening. “The load shedding is necessary to recover and preserve the emergency generation reserves that have been utilised to […]

SA records over 500 COVID-19 deaths in a single day


South Africa recorded its second-highest daily death count since the pandemic after 513 people succumbed to COVID-19 on Tuesday. The country’s largest spike in a single day was last reported in July, when 572 patients died, due to COVID-19 complications. According to the Health Minister, Dr Zweli Mkhize, of the […]

Healthcare workers called to unite against GBV


The South African Medical Association (SAMA) has called on healthcare workers across the country to go beyond the call of duty to care for victims of Gender-Based Violence (GBV). The call comes as the world commemorates the 16 Days of Activism for No Violence against Women and Children campaign. The […]

Taxi industry urged to adhere to COVID-19 protocols


The Gauteng MEC for Public Transport and Roads Infrastructure, Jacob Mamabolo, has called on taxi industry leaders to continue to comply with the COVID-19 protocols, as volumes of movement are expected to increase during the festive season. “We are appealing to the taxi industry to comply with COVID-19 protocols and […]

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