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African Global Operations’ Voluntary Liquidation Explained

While the African Global Operations board announced it has decided to voluntarily liquidate the company, it could still be years before the company is wound down. The board confirmed on Monday 18 February that it had made the decision after its bank decided to close their accounts – citing reputational risk. The move has put 4,500 jobs […]

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AMCU Calls On Sibanye Stillwater Shareholders To Disinvest

The Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (Amcu) has called on all Sibanye Stillwater shareholders to disinvest as a form of protest against the company’s management. The union announced on Tuesday that it will be staging a secondary strike at the mine against plans to restructure the company. The mining giant last week warned that almost 6,000 jobs were […]

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Opportunistic Crime Could Climb Amid Load Shedding

Amidst the recent countrywide implementation of stage 3 load shedding by soon to be unbundled state power utility, Eskom, South Africans are cautioned to protect themselves, their property and their valued belongings. There are grave potential financial repercussions of not only the load shedding process, but also the dangerous power surges that can ensue as […]

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Parly’s Committee Corrects Error On National Minimum Wage Act

Parliament’s labour committee has moved to correct a technical error in the National Minimum Wage Act which came into effect on 1 January. It’s now introduced an amendment to the act to fix a cross-referencing mistake that will affect workers from challenging instances where benefits or working conditions were unilaterally changed, in reaction to the […]

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Tshwane Pupil (13) Kills Herself After Allegedly Being Bullied

The Gauteng Education Department has confirmed a 13-year-old pupil from Doornpoort Primary School in Tshwane has killed herself after she was allegedly bullied at school. It’s understood the grade 6 pupil took her life at her home on Monday after a grade 7 pupil threatened to distribute a video of her naked. The department said […]

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MUT shuts Down All Campuses With Immediate Effect

Management at the MUT (Mangosuthu University of Technology) has decided to shut down the institution with immediate effect. Students have been instructed to vacate all campuses and residences by 4 pm on Tuesday. Management says due to violent protests that broke out on Monday, they’ve decided to shut down for safety reasons. Students are demanding […]

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Bosasa’s Voluntary Liquidation Explained

While the African Global Operations board announced it has decided to voluntarily liquidate the company, it could still be years before the company is wound down. The board confirmed on Monday 18 February that it had made the decision after its bank decided to close their accounts – citing reputational risk. The move has put 4,500 jobs […]

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‘Tinder For Cows’ Matches Livestock In The Mood For Love

A Tinder-inspired app is helping farmers match up potential partners for their cattle. Called ‘Tudder’ – a mix of dating app Tinder and udder – it lets farmers swipe right on cattle they like the look of. They are then directed to a page on the SellMyLivestock website where they can browse more pictures and data about […]

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UJ Student Scales Handcycling Heights

Four years ago, Palesa Manaleng thought any chance of a career in sport was over when she suffered a cycling accident that left her paralysed from the waist down. Today the University of Johannesburg public relations student is the South African handcycling champion in the H3 category and planning a future which includes representing her […]

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SA Gamers To Represent At World Electronic Sports Games 2019 In China

In March 2019, the World Electronic Sports Games (WESG), one of the biggest international esports championship tournaments, will take place in China. Thanks to official qualifiers that were hosted by Mettlestate for South Africa, some of SA’s best Dota 2, CS:GO, Hearthstone and StarCraft II players will represent at the tournament and compete for their share of the $5.5 […]

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