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Polity – News this Week

By: Bradley Dubbelman     17th June 2010 A roundup of news making headlines this week. 

World Cup an economic turning point for SA

By: Sapa     17th June 2010 The hosting of the 2010 FIFA World Cup presents an economic turning point for South Africa, Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu said on Thursday. 

New Eskom CEO Dames faces baptism of labour-relations fire

By: Terence Creamer     16th June 2010 The board of power utility Eskom has appointed Brian Dames (44) as CEO of the company, starting July 1. 

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SA Bar Council criticises Zim government

By: Sapa     15th June 2010 The General Council of the Bar of South Africa urged Zimbabwe on Tuesday to investigate reports that a government minister encouraged villagers to... 

Unions deny “no World Cup strike” deal  

By: Sapa     15th June 2010 Public sector union, the National Education, Health and Allied Workers' Union (Nehawu) on Tuesday denied signing an agreement with the government... 

Motshekga and MECs to tighten belts

By: Sapa     15th June 2010 Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga and her provincial Members of Executive Councils (MECs) have re-committed themselves to watching how the... 

Protector confirms report on Mdluli

By: Sapa     15th June 2010 The Public Protector on Monday confirmed that a report was submitted to the police alleging that crime intelligence divisional commissioner Richard... 

Transnet wants to fire Gama – Hogan 

By: Sapa     14th June 2010 Transnet will move to fire freight rail chief Siyabonga Gama after he was found guilty of a serious breach of governance requirements, Public... 

Art commemorates 1922 miners’ strike in Johannesburg

By: Christy van der Merwe     11th June 2010 Heading down Bertrams street past the Ellis Park stadium in central Johannesburg, the bus rapid transit (BRT) system is not the only new... 

We are ready for the world, says SA govt

By: SANews, SA government news service     11th June 2010 Years of hard work is expected to reap its rewards today when the 201 FIFA World Cup kicks off on South African soil. 

Public servants won’t strike during World Cup 

By: Sapa     11th June 2010 There will be no strikes by public servants during the 2020 FIFA World Cup, a labour negotiator said on Thursday.  

Mandela made World Cup possible — Tutu  

By: Sapa     11th June 2010 Archbishop Desmond Tutu danced his way onto the stage at the 2010 FIFA World Cup opening concert in Johannesburg on Thursday before sending a... 

Integrated public transport the answer 

By: Sapa     10th June 2010 The answer to South Africa's transport problems was an integrated public transport system consisting of trains, buses, taxis and planes, Transport... 

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