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Sassa warns beneficiaries of fake SMSes

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The South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) has expressed concern over an increasing number of fake SMSes that have been circulated to beneficiaries. This follows reports of a recent SMS instructing beneficiaries to re-register their social grants because cash pay points will be fully phased-out by August 2018. Sassa spokesperson Paseka Letsatsi said that the
Source: The New Age

SA’s grid infrastructure requires strengthening: Radebe

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Energy Minister Jeff Radebe said South Africa’s grid infrastructure requires further strengthening. “The department is implementing non-grid solutions such as solar, especially for rural areas and informal settlements. In order to advance to the economic transformation, we need to give effect to the national development plan.” Radebe was addressing the energy dialogue in Gallagher Estate,
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Prime discussion: Busloads of Zuma supporters converge in KZN

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Collen Maine encourages youth to be fearless

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ANC Youth League (ANCYL) President Collen Maine says the current youth must have the guts to speak truth to power and be able to rise to the occasion and deal with the current issues. “Young people must be able to speak without fear and favour. We must be able to talk to the ANC government,
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Police yet to confirm that top advocate was shot in robbery

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Police have confirmed that one person was shot in the leg on Thursday at Basement Lounge in Kibler Park. Reports say a group of men armed with guns entered the lounge and ordered people to lie on the floor before they searched them. The criminals took cellphones, car keys and money from the people who
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Archbishop’s message to Ramaphosa

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Archbishop Thabo Makgoba has delivered a commanding message to the current ANC leadership under President Cyril Ramaphosa to usher in a new administration that will be different from the previous one. Preaching at the St George’s Cathedral Easter church service in Cape Town, the Archbishop said: “Let us resolve never again to allow our government
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Nkompela appointed acting SAFA president until Jordaan ‘is able to resume his duties’

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The South African Football Association (SAFA) has appointed its Vice-President Xolile Nkompela as the Acting President until such time that  Danny Jordan will be able to resume his duties. The football association says that the SAFA president is currently outside the country attending a CAF matter. “Dr Jordaan is out of the country and currently
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DA calls on Higher Education to intervene on CPUTs’ residence corruption

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The Democratic Alliance (DA) calls on the Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT) Council to collaborate with the Department of Higher Education and Training to stamp out corruption at its residences. This comes after the Parliamentary Portfolio Committee visited the Cape Peninsula University on Wednesday where the acting Vice-Chancellor Dr Chris Nhlapo revealed to it
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Minister Dlamini-Zuma welcomed in the presidency

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The senior management of the Department for Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation (DPME) welcomed Minister Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma on Friday. Dlamini-Zuma assumed her duties as the Minister in the Presidency today, meeting with Director General Mpumi Mpofu, Secretary of Planning Tshediso Matona, Statistician General Risenga Maluleka and Stats South Africa senior managers. Dlamini-Zuma has served as a
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Fuel prices expected to drop by 36 cents

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The Automobile Association (AA) has announced that the fuel prices are expected to drop on the 7th March. Following to the unaudited month-end fuel data released by the Central Energy Fund, the AA said petrol is set to go down by 36 cents, diesel by 47 cents and paraffin by 26 cents. The Association said
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