Category «Public Services»

Waterkrisis dreig in Matlosana weens swak instandhouding

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Die Adamayview-waterpompstasie, wat krities is tot die verskaffing van water aan verskeie woongebiede, is tans onder groot druk omdat daar slegs een pomp van die drie pompe operasioneel is. Hierdie pompstasie voorsien water aan onder andere Dawkinsville, Klerksdorp-sentraal, Oudorp, Doringkruin, Alabama en Jouberton, sê rdl. Michal Groenewald, Vryheidsfront Plus-raadslid van Matlosana. Hy sê indien hierdie …

Nersa moet verduidelik oor kragverhoging van 9,4%

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Dit was roekeloos en uiters teleurstellend van die Nasionale Energiereguleerder (Nersa) om Eskom se swak bestuur te kondoneer deur in te stem tot ʼn kragverhoging van 9,4%, sê adv. Anton Alberts, die VF Plus se parlementêre woordvoerder oor energie. Adv. Anton Alberts sê die VF Plus is sterk gekant teen die verhoging, veral aangesien Eskom …

Doctors Fail To Treat Rape Victim

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The IFP calls on the KZN MEC of Health, Dr Sbongiseni Dhlomo to urgently investigate and take severe action against the doctors who failed to treat a rape victim at the Vryheid Provincial Hospital. “The 6 year old victim was allegedly raped by her father. When she was taken to the Vryheid Provincial Hospital yesterday …

IFP: The Lights Are Burning At Eskom

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The Inkatha Freedom Party welcomes Eskom’s decision to suspend its CEO Mr Tshediso Matona and another three executive members of the parastatal. In a media briefing held at Megawat Park on Thursday, the power utility’s chairperson Mr Zola Tsotsi announced that this was to allow the Board of enquiry to look at the poor performance …

Geen einde in sig met poskantoorstaking

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Met die verlammende poskantoorstaking nou reeds in sy vyfde week, is daar steeds geen einde in sig nie en luidens ʼn skrywe van een van die betrokke vakbonde blyk dit dat die kritieke punt reeds bereik is waar alle poskantoor-werksaamhede tot ʼn stilstand kan kom, sê adv. Anton Alberts, die VF Plus se parlementêre woordvoerder …

SA Poskantoor (Sapo) erken ‘desperate’ finansiële situasie in onderhandelinge met strydende vakbonde

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Onheilspellende selfoonboodskappe waarin stakende poskantoorwerkers aan Marikana herinner word en aangesê word om hulself te bewapen met ‘pangas en alle soorte wapens’ hang tans soos ʼn donker wolk oor die SA Poskantoor (Sapo)–staking en onderhandelinge, sê adv . Anton Alberts, die VF Plus se parlementêre woordvoerder oor kommunikasie. Hy sê die VF Plus is ook …

JOINT MEDIA STATEMENT: MINISTER OF TRANSPORT AND PUBLIC WORKS, DONALD GRANT, AND METRORAIL REGIONAL MANAGER RICHARD WALKER

NEW HIGH MAST LIGHTS TO MAKE EIKENFONTEIN STATION SAFER FOR COMMUTERS This morning, Transport and Public Works Minister Donald Grant, and Metrorail Regional Manager Richard Walker, initiated the high mast lighting at the Eikenfontein train station. The high mast lighting is part of a joint initiative launched last year, in line with our ongoing efforts …

Electricity demand to increase

Bleeding Government owned companies to be turned around

While the system is stable, the demand for electricity is expected to increase due to cold weather predicted for Gauteng, says Eskom. “The system is stable, but still tight over the evening peak. The demand is expected to increase into the week, due to cold weather forecasted for Gauteng,” said the power utility in its …

SABC – Dumping of Afrikaans programming not true

SABC – Dumping of Afrikaans programming not true Johannesburg, 26 June 2014-The South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) would like to express its misgivings on the article published today on TV with Thinus, an online publication, which claims to do news and analysis on South African Television. The Cape Town based self-proclaimed TV critic, Mr. Thinus …