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Eskom on Friday welcomed the judgment handed down by the Pretoria High Court which instructed Trillian Capital to pay back all the money it received from the power utility.

Business Unity South Africa (BUSA) has welcomed President Cyril Ramaphosa’s State of the Nation Address (SONA) which focused on the economy.

Tembisa Hospital has called on the local community to use primary healthcare centres and local government clinics closer to their homes, in order to ensure the hospital uses its resources on critical patients.

South African food and beverage companies will showcase their products at the Africa Big 7 exhibition that will get underway this weekend.

An old adage goes - sow the seed of friendship and reap the reward of happiness. That encapsulates the thinking behind the pre-State of the Nation Address (SONA) media networking cocktail.

President Cyril Ramaphosa on Thursday evening outlined his vision for government for the next five years, emphasising that a strong social compact was needed “if we are to achieve the South Africa we want”.

With much of President Cyril Ramaphosa’s speech focusing on economic recovery, Trade and Industry Minister Ebrahim Patel says the President’s announcement of seven priority areas will be the country’s blueprint for the next five years.

With the country moving towards implementing Vision 2030, government will place special focus on youth development and employment.

President Cyril Ramaphosa says the strategy to revise the National Health Insurance (NHI) detailed plan of implementation is at an advanced stage.

Government will double international tourist arrivals to 21 million by 2030, President Cyril Ramaphosa has announced.

Government will soon table a Special Appropriation Bill aimed at allocating financial support to power utility Eskom, President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Thursday.

Government’s efforts to root out corruption continue to yield results, President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Thursday, during the first State of the Nation Address (SONA) of the sixth administration.

In a speech delivered at a time of great economic difficulty, President Cyril Ramaphosa has announced seven priorities that will fast track South Africa’s path to prosperity.

President Cyril Ramaphosa has announced that government in the sixth administration will be adopting a district-based approach in an effort to accelerate service delivery.

Government is implementing an Early Grade Reading Programme, which consists of an integrated package of lesson plans, additional reading materials and professional support to Foundation Phase teachers.


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