body of evidence old mutual threatened with legal action over funeral claim - Body Of Evidence: Old Mutual Threatened With Legal Action Over Funeral Claim
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Body Of Evidence: Old Mutual Threatened With Legal Action Over Funeral Claim

JOHANNESBURG – The National Funeral Practitioners Association of South Africa has threatened to take legal action against an insurance company for allegedly refusing to pay out a funeral claim to a family until a relative showed up with a body as evidence. In a video clip, which has gone viral, two women appear to be […]

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saa says its secured r2bn from banks to stay afloat - SAA Says It’s Secured R2bn From Banks To Stay Afloat
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SAA Says It’s Secured R2bn From Banks To Stay Afloat

JOHANNESBURG – South African Airways (SAA) said that a number of banks had agreed to loan it R2 billion to stay afloat. The national carrier now had to seek guarantees from government, as a shareholder, in order to receive the funds. But the cash-strapped airline warned that it may need more money next year to […]

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npa ready to prosecute those implicated in vrede dairy farm scandal - NPA Ready To Prosecute Those Implicated In Vrede Dairy Farm Scandal
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NPA Ready To Prosecute Those Implicated In Vrede Dairy Farm Scandal

JOHANNESBURG – The National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) has confirmed that it was ready to prosecute those implicated in the Verde dairy farm scandal but said there was no court date scheduled yet. At least R200 million in public funds meant for emerging black farmers in the Free State town allegedly flowed to Estina, a company […]

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makhanda schools forced to adapt to being without water during drought - Makhanda Schools Forced To Adapt To Being Without Water During Drought
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Makhanda Schools Forced To Adapt To Being Without Water During Drought

MAKHANDA – Drought conditions are causing headaches for schools situated in Makhanda as they experience daily shortages. The Eastern Cape was declared a drought disaster area last month. Some schools in parts of the town are affected by the ongoing drought which are causing sanitation problems. At Archie Mbolekwa Primary School, after 10am almost every […]

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numsa serves saa with secondary strike notice - Numsa Serves SAA With Secondary Strike Notice
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Numsa Serves SAA With Secondary Strike Notice

JOHANNESBURG – Workers’ union Numsa has announced it has served the South African Airways (SAA) with a secondary strike notice at Air Chefs. The union is leading the strike that has crippled operations at the national carrier. The latest move comes after talks between trade unions and SAA broke down on Tuesday night. Unions are […]

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big night out kolisi brings crying teen from bok tour to awards evening - Big Night Out: Kolisi Brings Crying Teen From Bok Tour To Awards Evening
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Big Night Out: Kolisi Brings Crying Teen From Bok Tour To Awards Evening

JOHANNESBURG – Springboks captain Siya Kolisi on Tuesday brought the pupil, whom EWN captured on video crying after the captain signed his rugby boots during the national team’s Webb Ellis Cup tour, to the BrightRock Players Choice Awards. Earlier this month, 15-year-old Lebo Mogoma from Helpmekaar Kollege was filmed by EWN unable to hold back […]

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train services back on track following vandalism looting at park station - Train Services Back On Track Following Vandalism, Looting At Park Station
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Train Services Back On Track Following Vandalism, Looting At Park Station

The Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (Prasa) said on Tuesday there was substantial damage at Park Station after security workers went on the rampage, angry that their employment was terminated. However, the situation has since been brought under control and trains were running as normal in the afternoon. Earlier, Prasa was forced to close the railway station and […]

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national assembly approves foreign service bill - National Assembly Approves Foreign Service Bill
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National Assembly Approves Foreign Service Bill

A bill aimed at professionalising South Africa’s foreign service has been given the green light by the National Assembly on Tuesday. The Foreign Service Bill will now be sent to President Cyril Ramaphosa for his assent. Among its provisions are that South African heads of missions abroad must be fit and proper persons. International Relations […]

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gordhan urges unions to work with saa management to end strike - Gordhan Urges Unions To Work With SAA Management To End Strike
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Gordhan Urges Unions To Work With SAA Management To End Strike

Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan on Tuesday said he urged striking unions to work with South African Airways (SAA) management to end the strike. Gordhan met with workers in Tshwane on day five of the strike, which continued to cost the airline over R50 million a day. The minister also met with the board and […]

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