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24 February 2017
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Zuma calls for restraint ahead of march against foreign nationals
POLITICS
President Jacob Zuma on Friday called for restraint ahead of the planned march against foreign nationals which is being organised by a group calling itself the Mamelodi Concerned Residents. “The...
 
 
Julius Malema to be charged over land again
POLITICS
Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader Julius Malema will on Friday appear before the Newcastle Magistrate's Court for calling on supporters to invade unoccupied land. Malema, who has already been...
 
 
ANCYL in KZN to elect new leaders
POLITICS
The KwaZulu-Natal African National Congress Youth League (ANCYL) will elect new leaders at its 9th provincial congress, which gets underway in Durban on Friday. ANCYL president Collen Maine would...
 
 
'Please learn from this horror' – EFF tells Makhura
POLITICS
If Gauteng Premier David Makhura can take credit for all the good work his administration has done in the past two-and-a-half years, he should also take credit for the bad, the Economic Freedom...
 
 
Every Esidimeni death will be accounted for – Motsoaledi
HEALTH
Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi has promised that nothing will be swept under the carpet regarding the Esidimeni deaths, and that every death will be accounted for. The minister was addressing...
 
 
ANCWL slams 'incoherence' between Gordhan's Budget and Zuma's Sona
POLITICS
The African National Congress Women's League (ANCWL) has slammed Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan's Budget Speech as being "incoherent" with President Jacob Zuma's State of the Nation Address...
 
 
Parliament approves NYDA board
POLITICS
The National Youth Development Agency (NYDA) board is one step closer to assuming office after Parliament voted in its favour on Thursday. After numerous delays, seven candidates were nominated to...
 
 
23 Feb 2017
 
Analysts acclaim Glencore’s performance as good fundamentals return
DIVERSIFIED MINERS
Commodity market fundamentals are improving against a backdrop of better than expected demand and limited, if any, inventory build through the trough of the cycle, diversified mining and marketing...
 
 
 
 
Gordhan a 'serial lawbreaker' – BLF
POLITICS
The Black First Land First (BFL) movement has laid charges of corruption against Minister of Finance Pravin Gordhan, calling him a "serial lawbreaker". BLF national convener Andile Mngxitama laid...
 
 
 
 
 
 
Electricity-mix model shows South Africa won’t need to trade off clean for low-cost
ELECTRICITY
The steep decline in wind and solar photovoltaic (PV) costs means that South Africa will not need to make the traditional trade-off between investing in either clean or least-cost electricity...
 
 
ANC to blame for chaos at JHB council meeting – Mashaba
POLITICS
The African National Congress (ANC) is responsible for a violent protest at the City of Joburg's council offices, says Mayor Herman Mashaba. Hundreds of people, including members of the...
 
 
Brian Molefe officially welcomed to Parliament
POLITICS
The announcement of Brian Molefe's swearing in caused an uproar among opposition parties in Parliament on Thursday. Molefe, who sat quietly while his colleagues showed him how to work the system,...
 
 
Nersa allows Eskom to raise tariffs by 2.2% in 2017/18
ELECTRICITY
The National Energy Regulator of South Africa (Nersa) has allowed State-owned Eskom to raise its tariffs by 2.2% for the 2017/18 year. Nersa chairperson Jacob Modise on Wednesday said the regulator...
 
 
 
 
'We are coming for you' - Gigaba to businesses employing illegal immigrants
IMMIGRANTS
Unethical businesses that employ illegal immigrants are going to be dealt with harshly and managers will be arrested for not adhering to the law, Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba warned on...
 
 
Straight to work for MP Brian Molefe
POLITICS
t was straight to work for newly sworn in African National Congress MP Brian Molefe on Thursday. The former Eskom CEO was sworn in to fill a vacancy on the African National Congress (ANC) North...
 
 
 
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