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Join Astro Tours on a family tour to the Klein Karoo. George Municipality is proud to host the annual IERM Convention. Planned power outage on the Saasveld line. George remains one of the best-managed municipalities in SA. Big donation to Oudtshoorn Municipality to build a library in Rose Valley.
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US Fed split on a rate cut. The US polls are all bs – not sure why anyone pays attention to them. All the candidates will be after Biden at the next round of debates. Johnson rejects the EU’s Brexit deal. World demand for oil is falling – and it has major implication for international relations.
Seriti judgment being set aside has major implications for the ANC. No Mr Zuma libel is not just a party matter. The ‘apartheid’ flag is now hate speech.
The JSE looks a little better. Coal employers ditch collective bargaining. Are we ready for a no-deal Brexit? SARS suspends another executive. Eskom warns more load shedding around the corner.
The third Ashes test begins tomorrow. Released ‘Boks will strengthen WP for their must-win match vs Free State in Bloem. US athletes disrespecting the flag and national anthem get very different treatment than their footballing counterparts. Mark Alexander confident of the ‘Boks chances at the World Cup. Rassie won’t be judged on their performance.
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Hans Deahne and Tilanie from Astro Tours will run the workshop and a light meal will also be included.
George Municipality is proud to host the annual IERM Convention this year with the theme of Public Spaces and Places – Current Trends, Future Opportunities, and Global News.
MONDAY,26 AUGUST 2019 FROM 09:00 TOT 18:00
George Municipality has been officially ranked third in the list of most financially healthy cities in South Africa and ranked second in the Western Cape.
Oudtshoorn, 21 Augustus 2019 – Colan Sylvester, Uitvoerende Burgemeester van Oudtshoorn, en Thomas Matthee, Direkteur Gemeenskapsdienste, het op Vrydag, 16 Augustus 2019, ‘n simboliese tjek van R500 000 ontvang vanaf Asla vir die Rosevalley biblioteekprojek.
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Fed minutes show split over July rate cut August 21, 2019
A number of Fed officials stressed need for policy flexibility
What can polls tell us about the 2020 US presidential election? August 21, 2019
Past results are not necessarily an indicator of what will happen this time around, polling experts are warning
Biden to face clash over race in upcoming Democrat debate August 22, 2019
Expect bare-knuckle political sparring when 2020 frontrunner Joe Biden battles his Democratic rivals this week
Britain’s Johnson rejects ‘unacceptable’ Brexit deal August 22, 2019
In his debut in Parliament, the former London mayor urged EU leaders to rethink their opposition to renegotiating the deal
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Seriti ruling puts paid to Jacob Zuma’s claim of innocence August 21, 2019
The ruling neutralises one of former president Jacob Zuma’s key arguments in his fight to halt his corruption prosecution
Former president says the defamation suit against him is an attempt to prevent him from testifying truthfully before the Zondo commission
What the apartheid flag judgment means August 21, 2019
Twenty-five years after the apartheid flag was abolished and replaced with the current one, which represents colours symbolising unity, the gratuitous display of the old flag has now been declared to be hate speech. What does this mean?
A fall in inflation to 4% year on year in July has increased the chances of SA receiving another cut in the interest rate, but global risks persist
Coal employers ditch centralised wage bargaining August 21, 2019
Minerals Council SA says coal industry ownership has changed so much that centralised bargaining no longer makes sense
Is SA ready for Bojo’s no-deal Brexit? August 21, 2019
The trade between the two countries represents 18% of SA exports to its largest trading partner, the EU and 10% of EU imports from SA
SARS suspends another executive August 21, 2019
Yet another South African Revenue Service (SARS) executive has been suspended, bringing to five the number of executives currently on precautionary suspension.
Eskom warns SA is on the brink of further load shedding August 21, 2019
An acceleration in economic growth in South Africa could trigger power cuts, with state utility Eskom’s fragile generation system unable to respond to increased demand for electricity.
Third Ashes Test talking points August 21, 2019
The third Ashes Test starts at Headingley on Thursday, with Australia still 1-0 up in the five-match series after England.
Western Province coach John Dobson will be happy to have Dillyn Leyds, Wilco Louw and Scarra Ntubeni back in the team this Saturday, when Province take on Free State in a must-win Currie Cup match in Bloemfontein.
Protesting US athletes receive 12-months probation August 21, 2019
Fencer Imboden took a knee and hammer thrower Berry raised her fist when the US national anthem played during their medal ceremonies earlier this month, violating an agreement US athlete’s sign before competing internationally.
Alexander confident in Bok World Cup chances August 21, 2019
Coach Rassie Erasmus is set to name his final 31-man squad on Monday, with the team currently putting the final touches on their preparations before leaving for the showpiece.
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