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Municipal indigent registers to be cleaned up – Gordhan

12th June 2015 South Africa’s premiers have been tasked with assisting municipalities in cleaning up their indigent registers after several cases of fraud were... 

Ebola health personnel who return from West Africa face stigma of the virus

12th June 2015 Health workers returning from West Africa were facing stigmatisation associated with the Ebola virus, the African Union (AU) commission on social... 

AU summit abuzz over issue of whether Sudan’s Bashir will attend as rights group seeks arrest warrant

12th June 2015 A South African human rights organisation is preparing to seek an arrest warrant for Sudan’s President Omar al-Bashir because they suspect he could... 


Mapisa-Nqakula warns against ill-discipline in the army

12th June 2015 Acts of ill-discipline amongst members of the SA National Defence Force will not be tolerated, Defence Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula said. “The... 

Infrastructure investment spending has quadrupled – Zuma

11th June 2015 Infrastructure investment spending in South Africa had increased and was being taken seriously as Africa was receiving a growing share of foreign... 

Eskom to move to stage 2 load-shedding from 16:00

11th June 2015 Eskom has announced that it will move to Stage 2 load-shedding from 16:00 on Thursday. The power utility said the electricity blackouts were likely... 

New ministerial team to look at immigration regulations – SAfrican Cabinet

11th June 2015 A team of ministers are to be assembled to address concerns raised about new immigration regulations, including those relating to travelling with... 

Acrimonious first meeting of Nkandla committee

11th June 2015 Parliament’s new ad hoc committee on the police minister’s report on the president’s Nkandla home held an acrimonious first meeting on Thursday.... 

World Bank warns developing world of bumpy ride ahead

11th June 2015 The World Bank has warned that developing countries, “an engine of global growth following the financial crisis”, could expect a more bumpy ride in... 

Continental free trade a reality – African Union commission

11th June 2015 The plan by African Union (AU) member states to establish a continental free trade area by 2017 was on track, the AU commission on trade and... 

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