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Mantashe to amend oil and gas sector moratorium

29th November 2018 Mineral resources minister Gwede Mantashe said on Thursday he would amend the moratorium currently in place for the oil and gas sector to allow for... 

AfriForum vs Parliament on land reform starts in high court

29th November 2018 An application by AfriForum to interdict Parliament from adopting a report recommending amending the Constitution to provide explicitly for land... 

Africa hardest-hit by malnutrition – 2018 global nutrition report

29th November 2018 The prevalence of malnutrition around the world remains worrying, with Africa being the hardest-hit region, a global nutrition report launched on... 


Zambian president champion of commuting death penalties – justice minister

29th November 2018 Zambian President Edgar Lungu has commuted more death penalties to life imprisonment than any other serving president, Justice Minister Given... 

Stutterheim protests, ANC fires the embattled mayor and its executive

29th November 2018 The African National Congress (ANC) in the Eastern Cape has fired embattled Amahtlathi Municipality Mayor Pateka Qaba following protests in... 

Gender equity bill flops in Kenyan parliament

29th November 2018 A gender equity bill, which would have ensured that not more than two-thirds of parliament can be of the same gender, has failed to pass in the... 

Duduzane Zuma pushed Ramatlhodi to meet with the Guptas, commission hears

28th November 2018 Duduzane Zuma, an associate and business partner of the fugitive Gupta family, tried for months on end to have the Guptas meet with former minerals... 

Brown and Gigaba back under the spotlight as parliamentary inquiry adopts Eskom report

28th November 2018 The parliamentary inquiry into Eskom recommends in its final report that former ministers Lynne Brown and Malusi Gigaba be summoned to appear... 

'Guptas used ministers, officials to show off', commission hears

28th November 2018 Former mineral resources minister Ngoako Ramatlhodi did not hold back as he testified before the commission of inquiry into State capture on... 

MPs irritated as SABC fails to come forth with skills audit

27th November 2018 South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) executives for the second time this month met with scepticism from MPs as they pleaded for a lifeline... 

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