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South Africa is ready for nuclear new build

The Nuclear Energy Corporation, a global leader in nuclear medicine, has said it is ready and able to support South Africa's planned nuclear new build programme, using its existing facilities. There has been a call for more transparency around the controversial programme.

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South Africa spends billions on mining towns

Mining houses, the government and other stakeholders are investing in improving socio- economic conditions in distressed mining towns and rural labour-sending areas. Among the R18- mbillion worth of interventions, are housing, health care and job creation initiatives.


South African Airways makes progress

Passenger volumes are up at the national carrier, while output is down, according to the acting chief executive. Yet there is still much to be done. The airline is implementing network changes and growing into Africa, among other steps to strengthen the group.


South Africa sells Vodacom stake to fund Eskom

Cash from the sale of the state's 13.91% stake in Vodacom – to the Public Investment Corporation, which acts for the Government Employees Pension Fund – will finance the multibillion-rand allocation to Eskom. The deal is believed to be worth nearly R29-billion.

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