News24.com | Fowler misses out on US Open berth, SA’s Van Rooyen, Schwartzel , Frittelli qualify

News24.com | Fowler misses out on US Open berth, SA’s Van Rooyen, Schwartzel , Frittelli qualify

Charl Schwartzel (Getty Images) Rickie Fowler’s bid to qualify for the US Open ended in disappointment on Tuesday,  while the South African trio of Erik van Rooyen, Charl Schwartzel and Dylan Frittelli all secured qualifying spots for the event.Fowler, who finished tied for eighth place at last month’s PGA Championship but also failed to qualify for this year’s…

News24.com | Putting Lekwa under administration a wake-up call for govt, says deputy finance minister

News24.com | Putting Lekwa under administration a wake-up call for govt, says deputy finance minister

Lekwa municipality has collapsed after years of service delivery failures. The Pretoria High Court has ordered the government to put Lekwa Municipality in Standerton under administration.JSE-listed Astral began its legal action against the provincial and national government in 2018 to compel it to repair Standerton’s infrastructure.Power cuts have cost Astral R39 million over a five-year…

News24.com | New sugar farming project creates 860 jobs in KwaZulu-Natal

News24.com | New sugar farming project creates 860 jobs in KwaZulu-Natal

Illovo’s small Small-Scale Grower Cane Development Project has created more than 860 jobs in KwaZulu-Natal and doubled the sugar producer’s Sezela factory supply of sugarcane over a three-year period.The sugar producer roped in 1 704 growers to produce sugar cane on 3 000 hectares of communal land. The development was funded by Illovo’s R63-million grant that matched…