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DBSA and Salga establish an office to mobilise private sector finance for municipal water infrastructure

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Research project demo claimed to have new human-like reasoning skills

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Media24 pauses job cuts as it awaits legal rulings

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Payment of R5m and then R1m a month were paid to EFF, says jailed VBS boss

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New health minister Aaron Motsoaledi doubles down on NHI

Motsoaledi says the new system will level the playing field between rich and poor

Mining output numbers reflect PGM woes

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Procurement study for nuclear completed, says Mantashe

Consultations with Eskom and Treasury are under way, says mineral & petroleum resources minister

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