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28 March 2017
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Zuma appoints interim SABC board
POLITICS
President Jacob Zuma has appointed an interim board for the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC), the presidency said on Sunday. The members appointed are Khanyisile Kweyama, John...
 
 
Sassa says it's ready to pay grants
SOCIAL GRANTS
It's all systems go for grant recipients, the department of social development assured South Africans on Sunday. Department spokesperson Lumka Oliphant said that all is on track for the payment of...
 
 
South32 to return additional $500m to shareholders
DIVERSIFIED MINERS
Diversified mining company South32 on Monday announced that it intends to return an additional $500-million to shareholders, equating to 4.5% of the group’s current market capitalisation. The...
 
 
24 Mar 2017
 
Andile Lungisa not on NEC agenda – Mantashe
POLITICS
The matter of Nelson Mandela Bay African National Congress (ANC) regional chairperson Andile Lungisa is not on the agenda at the ongoing three-day meeting of the party’s National Executive...
 
 
Struggling Free State municipality throws bash for Motsoeneng
POLITICS
The Maluti-A-Phofung municipality in the Free State is throwing a “homecoming” concert for former South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) chief financial officer Hlaudi Motsoeneng in...
 
 
 
 
Traditional healers unite to fight rhino poaching
POACHING
The SADC Unified Ancestors, Traditional Healers and Practitioners of South Africa organisation on Friday, called for traditional healers to stop assisting poachers with ‘muti’. On Friday, during a...
 
 
New programme to reduce scourge of TB
TB
The commemoration of World Tuberculosis (TB) Day, saw Japanese company Otsuka Pharmaceutical and the South African Department of Health on Friday launch the Delamanid Clinical Access Programme...
 
 
 
 
Probe into Zille tweet saga complete - Breytenbach
POLITICS
Democratic Alliance (DA) MP Glynnis Breytenbach says her investigation into Helen Zille's latest tweet saga is done, but the final decision lies with the party's federal executive council....
 
 
MPs to visit cash-strapped SABC
POLITICS
Members of Parliament (MPs) are expected to visit the beleagured South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) head office in Auckland Park, Johannesburg, next week to check whether it is cleaning...
 
 
Solidarity wants Hlaudi Motsoeneng to pay legal costs for ‘SABC eight’ debacle
POLITICS
Trade unions Solidarity and the Broadcasting, Electronic, Media & Allied Workers Union (Bemawu) have asked the Labour Court to include former chief operations officer Hlaudi Motsoeneng as a...
 
 
Support for Lungisa grows ahead of NEC meeting
POLITICS
The African National Congress (ANC) needs newly-elected Nelson Mandela Bay regional chairperson Andile Lungisa to win the city back, his supporters have said. Lungisa is facing dismissal from his...
 
 
 
 
Gordhan on getting South Africa’s growth, transformation dynamic right
ECONOMY
Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan has again responded to questions about whether his ‘inclusive growth’ narrative is at odds with the ‘radical economic transformation’ vision being espoused by...
 
 
Lungisa, Dlamini headache for ANC NEC
POLITICS
The African National Congress's (ANC's) national executive committee meeting, starting on Friday, is expected to tackle two new sources of contention within the party - Nelson Mandela Bay's...
 
 
 
 
Ramaphosa condemns students’ ‘unruly behaviour’
POLITICS
The violence and disruption of the higher education national convention called by retired deputy chief justice Dikgang Moseneke was “totally unacceptable” and a lost opportunity for students to...
 
 
I will go sell ice-cream if Mantashe stops damaging ANC - Fransman
POLITICS
The war of words between suspended Western Cape African National Congress (ANC) chairperson Marius Fransman and party secretary general Gwede Mantashe has taken yet another turn. Fransman wrote a...
 
 
 
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