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‘Conservative bureaucrats’ continue to direct economic policy

By: Sapa     4th March 2010 "Conservative bureaucrats" continued to drive government's economic policies, the Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) said on Thursday,... 

Plans in place to ensure safe World Cup – JCPS

By: Creamer Media Reporter      4th March 2010 Parliament's Justice, Crime Prevention and Security (JCPS) cluster was confident that it had put in place effective plans to ensure a safe and... 

Gordhan pans opposition to Eskom's World Bank loan

By: Terence Creamer     4th March 2010 South Africa's Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan would initiate discussions with those developed countries that had indicated their reticence to... 

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Polity – News this Week

By: Bradley Dubbelman     4th March 2010 A roundup of news this week. 

Independent operator moving faster than expected – Peters

By: Christy van der Merwe     4th March 2010 South African Energy Minister Dipuo Peters announced that the process of establishing an Independent Systems Operator (ISO) for the electricity... 

Radebe yet to see spy tape report

By: Sapa     4th March 2010 Justice and Constitutional Development Minister Jeff Radebe on Thursday declined to comment on the much-awaited intelligence report on the leaking... 

‘RAF could collapse’, court hears

By: Sapa     4th March 2010 There is a real risk the Road Accident Fund (RAF) could collapse and its R40-billion deficit transferred to the public if sections of the RAF... 

Motlanthe rejects call for lifestyle audits

By: Sapa     4th March 2010 Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe on Wednesday dismissed calls for lifestyle audits of politicians as populist, and declined to comment on the... 

Motlanthe acting on unanswered questions  

By: Sapa     3rd March 2010 Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe is clamping down on ministers who fail to answer Parliamentary questions and demanding answers. 

Minister to battle Nersa over municipal power tariffs

By: Creamer Media Reporter      3rd March 2010 A National Energy Regulator of South Africa (Nersa) decision to cap municipalities' surcharges on electricity will "not be taken lying down",... 

Equality Court rules in favour of Mboweni

By: Sapa     3rd March 2010 Former South African Reserve Bank governor Tito Mboweni's comments directed at businessman Mario Pretorius were not racist or discriminatory, the... 

Minister ‘consulting’ over single election

By: Sapa     3rd March 2010 Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Minister Sicelo Shiceka will "take further consultations" on the possibility of holding a single... 

Hawks get provincial commissioners

By: Sapa     3rd March 2010 Commissioners have been appointed to head the Directorate of Priority Crime Investigation, known as the Hawks, units in eight provinces, the... 

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