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Load shedding stage 2 will be implemented from 08:00 – 22:00. George will be off from 16:00 to 18:30. Uniondale will be off from 19:00 to 21:30. The public has been asked to assist in combating vandalism at the George Libraries. George Water update 13 February. New universally accessible sidewalks for Caledon Street. The Old Car Show bids farewell to PW Botha High School. Nataniël in concert. Heidelberg Town Hall. Wednesday 28 August.
Get ready for the Swartberg 100 Gran Fondo. The latest Pinnacle Point Golf Club Newsletter was published yesterday.
Trump warns Mnangagwa, weighs options to fund the wall and meets with Columbia to discuss Venezuela. EU defies Trump.
Gordhan says Eskom looters will be held accountable – but what happens if the loot landed up in the coffers of the ANC? EFF go after Ramaphosa and Gordhan. Eskom plays the semantics game.
JSE up in spite of poor December retail numbers. No growth during the present Eskom crisis says Standard Bank. Gordhan dreaming of higher tax revenues on the back of higher GDP.
Proteas get caught napping in Durban, de Kock to the rescue. UK wants to classify Semenya a biologocal male – IAAF balks. Nico Rosberg wants Johan Rupert to back a F1 race in SA – doubt Rupert wants the spotlight. Stormers vs Bulls should be a cracker – well as exciting as the modern game can be.
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George Biblioteke benodig die hulp van die gemeenskap om na dié kosbare geboue om te sien waar jonk en oud toegang het tot hulpmiddele vir hul opvoeding asook kommunikasie, maar word beskadig weens probleme met vandale.
TUESDAY 19 FEBRUARY 2019 FROM 08:30 TO 17:00
Dam level: 81.75% (up from 80.92%). Rainfall since 7 February 2019: 6.5mm. Demand/usage: 28.23 megalitres (target 22Ml). Months water left in dam: 9
During the current reconstruction of Caledon Street, the contractor used portions of the sidewalk on both sides of the road as part of the traffic management plan to provide access to properties.
George – The 23rd George Old Car Show, proudly supported by Oakhurst Insurance Company, took place at PW Botha College in York Street for the last time on Saturday and Sunday 9 and 10 February and will move to a new venue after 19 years at the current venue.
Heidelberg Town Hall. Wednesday 28 August 2019
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The charming little Karoo village of Prince Albert certainly deserves its reputation for being one of the most beautiful in the country.
Trump administration issues stern warning to Zimbabwe’s Mnangagwa February 13, 2019
But Sadc countries close ranks with the Zimbabwean government
EU moves ahead with Russia gas pipeline despite US opposition February 13, 2019
A new directive means Gazprom will have to play by EU rules, but it also means the Russian firm can send gas to Europe while bypassing Ukraine
Donald Trump weighing all options to fund border wall, White House says February 13, 2019
Congress faces a tight deadline to pass legislation to avert another US government shutdown amid standoff
Trump, Colombian president meet over Venezuela crisis February 13, 2019
Washington has thrown its full weight behind Juan Guaido, recognising him as interim president, demanding that Nicolas Maduro step aside.
The public enterprises minister says President Cyril Ramaphosa will make an announcement on Thursday aimed at reassuring investors
EFF wants new commission to probe Cyril Ramaphosa ‘sellout’ claims February 13, 2019
The EFF has called for a commission of inquiry into claims that President Cyril Ramaphosa collaborated with apartheid authorities in the early 1970s.
An earlier presentation by the department of public enterprises offered a grim diagnosis of Eskom’s future. It has since been corrected
MARKET WRAP: JSE rises 1% as diversified miners jump February 13, 2019
Reports of further production cuts in Saudi Arabia supported diversified miners, but general retailers fell after disappointing sales figures for December
Eskom a significant threat to growth, warns Standard Bank February 13, 2019
Chief economist Goolam Ballim estimates growth of 1.3% for 2019, but with persistent electricity shortfalls, that 1.3% ‘faces material downside risks’
PwC has considered some of the most crucial factors that will be addressed in the Budget Speech 2019.
Proteas caught ‘off guard’ against Sri Lankan quicks February 13, 2019
The Proteas were caught off guard on day one of the opening Test against Sri Lanka, says Quinton de Kock.
Fearless De Kock saves shaky Proteas in Durban February 13, 2019
South Africa, heavily favoured to waltz to victory in the first Test against Sri Lanka in Durban, are off to a shaky start.
Semenya is challenging the IAAF’s new rules that will force women’s middle-distance athletes to have reduced levels of testosterone for the previous six months.
Speaking to EWN Sport ahead of the Laureus Sports Awards, Nico Rosberg said South Africa is on top of the list of destinations where Formula 1 should return to.
With Boks on each side, Bulls and Stormers prepare for ‘Test’ at Loftus February 13, 2019
The Super Rugby opener promises to have all the fireworks and rugby fans are invited to enjoy the ride
For the first time, an all Xhosa children’s theatre production at US Woordfees featuring the doyenne of SA storytelling, Sindiwe…
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