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Article by: Thabi Madiba - Creamer Media Research Assistant and Reporter
Daily Podcast – April 20, 2017
 
 
 
 
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April, 20 2017.
For Creamer Media in Johannesburg, I’m Thabi Madiba.

Making headlines:
Ramaphosa says transformation of SA economy nonnegotiable
Nigeria's Buhari orders corruption probe over humanitarian funds
And, Ndlozi says Zuma is 'beyond repair'


The transformation of South Africa's economy is inevitable, Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa said yesterday evening.

He was speaking at the Black Business Council dinner under the theme Economic Recovery.

He said government had hoped to create more sustainable growth, higher investment, increased employment, reduced inequality and to deradicalise the economy.

 

Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday ordered an investigation into corruption allegations against a senior civil servant related to the use of funds intended for handling a humanitarian crisis in the northeast of the country.

The director general of the National Intelligence Agency was also ordered to be suspended after the discovery of more than $43-million in an apartment complex in Lagos in what the presidency described as a "related development".

Buhari suspended David Babachir Lawal, secretary to the Nigerian government, and ordered a probe into contracts awarded under the Presidential Initiative on the North East, his spokesman said in a statement.

 

EFF MP Mbuyiseni Ndlozi yesterday challenged SACP and Cosatu members in Parliament to vote with the opposition in the upcoming motion of no confidence, as President Jacob Zuma was "beyond repair".

The other speakers included SACP deputy general secretary Jeremy Cronin and Cosatu Western Cape secretary Tony Ehrenreich

 

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