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26 May 2017
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We need a new government, not a changed one – DA
A changed African National Congress (ANC) government is not enough – only a completely new one will do, said Democratic Alliance Leader Mmusi Maimane in Qwa-Qwa in the Free State on Sunday....
ANC wants the Presidency’s power strengthened
The Presidency must be strengthened to ensure it best runs the heart of government, the African National Congress (ANC) National Executive Committee’s legislature and governance subcommittee said...
Ramaphosa says South Africa must avoid "mafia state" fate
Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa, seen as a top contender to lead the ruling African National Congress (ANC) into 2019 general elections, said on Sunday that the country must not become a "mafia...
19 May 2017
IPP Office to be incorporated into overhauled Central Energy Fund
South Africa’s highly respected Independent Power Producer (IPP) Office, which has overseen nearly R200-billion-worth of renewable-energy investment since 2011, is to be incorporated into the...
DA threatens NPA with court action over Nkandla
Democratic Alliance (DA) leader Mmusi Maimane has asked National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) head Shaun Abrahams for a meeting to talk about the probe into security upgrades to President Jacob...
MVC welcomes ANC's plans on party funding
The civil society organisation My Vote Counts (MVC) welcomes the African National Congress' (ANC's) steps toward addressing the regulation of private political party funding. "The proposal to set...
Eskom wants to keep lights on this winter
Eskom is promising to keep the lights on this winter, it said in a statement issued on Friday afternoon. It undertook to do this despite severe weather conditions that have already started to grip...
Pallinghurst share price leaps on value unlock outline
The share price of mining investment fund Pallinghurst leapt in Johannesburg after the company outlined its plans to swop its investment fund shawl for a diversified miner’s mantle, unlock value...
Mozambique declares end to cholera epidemic that infected over 2 000
Mozambique has declared an end to a cholera epidemic that was triggered by heavy rains and infected more than 2 000 people, a senior government official said on Friday. The outbreak was another...
Task team deliberating on renewables impasse to report ‘first week in June’
A joint departmental task team set up to find solutions to the current impasse holding back the signing of power purchase agreements (PPAs) for 37 renewable-energy projects procured in 2015 will...
We're not leaving SA over junk status – GM
Vehicle manufacturer General Motors (GM) said on Friday that South Africa's  recent sovereign downgrade to junk status has not influenced its decision to disinvest from the country. In a written...
23 expert names submitted to ConCourt to assist Sassa
A total of 23 names have been nominated as technical experts to come on board to assist the South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) to take over the national social grants scheme. The...
Zuma’s Cabinet reshuffle to blame for GM leaving SA – Solidarity
President Jacob Zuma should shoulder the blame for General Motors (GM) South Africa ceasing its operations in the country, union Solidarity said on Friday. “GM’s withdrawal from the South African...
Eskom chair rebuts Ramatlhodi allegations of undue influence
Eskom Chairperson Ben Ngubane on Friday refuted allegations of attempts of “undue influence” on former Mineral Resources Minister Ngoako Ramatlhodi. “The barefaced lies by former Mineral Resources...
Liberation movement's ability to self-correct virtually non-existent – SACP
The South African Communist Party (SACP) is holding a two-day imbizo to discuss challenges facing the "national democratic revolution". A concept document, seen by News24, says the liberation...
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