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Government is addressing SA’s electricity crisis: Mabuza

Deputy President David Mabuza says government is working on a number of interventions to address the current energy crisis in the country. Mabuza, who was taking part in the debate on the Presidency’s budget, said the interventions include the implementation of its seven-point plan to end load shedding. The plan[…]

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Calls mount for SA to appoint female deputy president

South Africa is in limbo without a second-in-command and some people are calling for candidates other than David Mabuza to be considered. The ANC’s second-in-command was not sworn in as an MP on Wednesday. The party says Mabuza is opting to meet with the party’s Integrity Commission first before considering[…]

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Stinging attack on Ramaphosa over ‘slave wages’

Metalworkers union Numsa on Tuesday criticised Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa for trying to legislate what it calls “slave wages for blacks and Africans”. The proposed R3 500 minimum wage Ramaphosa announced at the National Economic Development and Labour Council (Nedlac) on Sunday is not a living wage, general secretary Irvin[…]

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