South Africa’s Medupi Power Station is up and running

Despite all the constructions delays and labour turmoil, Medupi Power Station went into commercial operation on Sunday, 23 August. It will pump almost 800 megawatts of power into the national grid and will help to alleviate the load shedding that has plagued the country.

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Ramaphosa to look into South Africa visa rules

To address the hiccups caused by the most recent amendments to South Africa's immigration legislation, Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa is to lead a new inter-ministerial committee. The changes concern travel requirements for minors under the age of 18.

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.

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.

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