Monthly Archives: March 2019

Samsung Teams up with Calm to Provide Better Mindfulness and Wellness Experiences

Samsung Health users are able to easily access Calm features, such as guided meditation, sleep programs and exclusive services, straight from their Samsung device JOHANNESBURG, South Africa – 06 March, 2019 – Samsung today announced the company is working with Calm, the number 1 app for sleep, meditation and relaxation with over 40 million downloads1, giving consumers seamless access to

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Residents of Pretoria West in protest against street sewage system leaks

Pretoria – Residents are frustrated with leaking sewage that stinks up their residential areas after heavy rains. In Pretoria West, residents blocked Soutter Street on Tuesday morning to express their frustrations with drains that leaked in various parts of the street. It is the same road they blocked in the past, demanding that the municipality close a manhole it dug

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Eight names recommended for SABC board

Parliament’s Portfolio Committee on Communications has adopted a final report that recommends eight candidates to fill the SABC board. “The Portfolio Committee on Communications, having deliberated on the suitability of candidates who will fill the eight vacancies at the SABC board, has adopted a final report with eight recommended names,” it said on Thursday. The names that have been recommended

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Eskom will implement Stage 2 rotational #LoadShedding for second straight day

Johannesburg – South Africa’s state-owned electricity utility Eskom said on Friday it would implement Stage 2 rotational powercuts or load shedding from 8 am to 11 pm due to a shortage of capacity. Eskom generates, transmits and distributes approximately 95 percent of the electricity used in South Africa and about 45 percent of power used on the African continent, but has struggled

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Inroads made in police promotions, pay progressions

The South African Police Service (SAPS) has made major inroads in its drive to promote thousands of officers, Police Minister Bheki Cele has announced.  The announcement came amid threats of industrial action in the SAPS over skewed promotions.  Addressing media at the Gauteng SAPS provincial headquarters, Cele said the issue of promotions — which is backlogged by 69 219 personnel

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