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4 March 2015
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04 Mar 2015
 
 
DA calls for fuel levy instead of e-tolls
ROADS
The Democratic Alliance (DA) on Wednesday called for a fuel levy to pay for roads, instead of e-tolls, during a protest outside Gauteng Premier David Makhura's office. "We do want to pay for them...
Updated 4 hours ago
 
 
Proposed South Africa farm size limit is negotiating tactic – minister
LAND
A proposal by the South African government to limit farm size to 12 000 ha is a "negotiating tactic" as it tries to press ahead with the redistribution of land to black farmers, the minister of...
Updated 2 hours 47 minutes ago
 
 
Lesotho opposition says forms coalition after tight election
elections
Lesotho's opposition parties have formed a coalition government after a close election failed to provide an outright winner, the leader of the Democratic Congress (DC) party said on Wednesday. "The...
Updated 45 minutes ago
 
 
SARB says interest rates to be unchanged in short term
INTEREST RATES
South Africa's central bank will keep interest rates unchanged in the short term as it lowered its inflation outlook but will monitor European and US economic events closely, deputy governor Daniel...
Updated 7 hours ago
 
 
Former allies sue Mugabe and ZANU-PF party for breaching rules
POLITICS
Two former allies of Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe whom he fired last year are suing the 91-year-old leader and his ZANU-PF party for unfair dismissal and for breaching the party's...
Updated 2 hours 40 minutes ago
 
 
South Africa's rand still vulnerable after Fitch warning
CURRENCY
South Africa's rand recouped some of the previous day's sharp losses on Wednesday, but remained on shaky ground after Fitch ratings agency warned of a possible credit downgrade this year. At 0714...
Updated 7 hours ago
 
 
Tunisian army kills two Islamist militants near Algerian border
UNREST
Tunisian police killed two Islamist militants during clashes near the Algerian border, where the military has been targeted previously in ambushes, the army said on Wednesday. The fighting came...
Updated 4 hours ago
 
 
Food and Nutrition Plan ready to feed SA
FOOD
The national Food and Nutrition Security Plan will be ready for implementation this month, Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Minister Senzeni Zokwana announced on Wednesday. “Plans are afoot and...
Updated 57 minutes ago
 
 
 
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