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The organisation has a plan to ditch the unreliable Eskom grid and create private electricity supply using small nuclear modular reactors. | @City_Press 

The NPA's first state capture trial has started without Atul and Rajesh Gupta in the dock – as the state successfully faced off an attack from the brothers’ co-accused about the provisional admission of disputed evidence against them. | @karynmaughan 

The Karpowerships deal, which will cost SA an estimated R220 billion over 20 years & leave the country without any infrastructure in place to alleviate a fraction of the power crisis, will work, insists Mineral Resources and Energy Minister Gwede Mantashe.

Government is planning to launch a procurement process for 3 000MW of gas-fired energy generation - after a 3 000MW gas-to-power proposal to Nersa was turned down in December. | @News24_Business 

Peet Maritz took his responsibility as Transnet's pension fund's principal officer seriously - and, when state capture looting threatened the incomes of thousands of pensioners, @karynmaughan  writes, he did not hesitate to fight back.

@City_Press  has learnt that Ramaphosa might make changes in his Cabinet before the end of this week.

OPINION | SA failed to build new power plants ahead of the first rolling blackouts in 2007; and then to build the extra transmission infrastructure needed down the line. Now the chickens are coming home to roost, writes @nickhedley .

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JUST IN: South Africa now has 402 confirmed cases of coronavirus | #CoronavirusinSA  #Covid19inSA  More here:

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JUST IN | President Cyril Ramaphosa set to address the nation tonight. Follow it live on News24.

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6 months in jail for spreading fake news on coronavirus, say new regulations

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Brazil eases lockdown despite record deaths, its president says death is 'everyone's destiny' | @BISouthAfrica 

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Charlize Theron opened up about her Afrikaans heritage "There's about 44 people still speaking it. It's definitely a dying language; it's not a very helpful language," she said in the interview. | @News24Arts 

BREAKING | State capture kingpins Atul and Rajesh Gupta arrested in Dubai

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The SA liquor industry’s plan to get booze back on sale: let taverns do takeaways until 6PM | @BISouthAfrica  #Day15ofLockdown  #LockdownExtended 

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