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17 January 2017
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Financing solutions will be focus of upcoming diamond summit
DIAMONDS
Finding real solutions to a wide range of financing problems will be the intense focus of the diamond industry's upcoming Presidents’ Meeting and Finance Seminar in Mumbai next month, where a...
 
 
Department of Higher Education ready for 2017 - Nzimande
EDUCATION
Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande says his department is ready for 2017. There are more than 500 000 places available at tertiary institutions for young people to further their studies in...
 
 
 
 
NSFAS to ease tertiary fee burden, DHET troubled by corruption
EDUCATION
Higher Education and Training Minister Blade Nzimande has conceded that there is corruption in the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS), which has led to some students not receiving their...
 
 
ANC aiming for 40 000 at KwaDukuza rally
POLITICS
The African National Congress (ANC) is hoping to draw more than 40 000 supporters to its KwaZulu-Natal provincial rally to celebrate the party’s 105th birthday. The ANC’s provincial secretary Super...
 
 
SA's negative outlook sign of downgrade to follow - S&P
ECONOMY
More credit downgrades by Standard and Poor’s (S&P) are likely in 2017, and South Africa is in the firing line. According to analysts, S&P is likely to downgrade South Africa’s sovereign credit...
 
 
 
 
ANC Women’s League calls for transformation, corruption probe at SAA
POLITICS
The African National Congress Women’s League (ANCWL) on Thursday called for a probe into the affairs of South African Airways (SAA), which it accused of corruption and failure to transform to...
 
 
Grain industry group sees 2017 maize surplus
AGRICULTURE
South African industry group Grain SA sees a 2017 maize surplus after last year's drought-induced deficit and its surveys show farmers have planted 2.4-million hectares this season, an 18% increase...
 
 
No varsity registration fees for NSFAS students – Nzimande
EDUCATION
As the volatile 2017 tertiary education academic year begins, Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande on Thursday said government has prepared several packages to assist the poor and calm the...
 
 
BLF to meet Public Protector
POLITICS
Members of the Black First Land First organisation are to hold talks with Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane on Thursday. They hope to discuss issues initially raised with former public protector...
 
 
Gordhan to act against municipalities which owe Eskom money
STATE COMPANY
Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan said National Treasury will act against municipalities which have failed to settle their debt to Eskom, Fin24’s sister publication Netwerk24 reported. In a letter to...
 
 
Zuma signs 7 new finance bills into law
LEGISLATION
President Jacob Zuma has signed seven new finance bills into law, the Presidency said in a statement on Thursday. The Bills have been passed by both the National Assembly and National Council of...
 
 
Public Protector calls on taxi drivers with 'illegal' vehicles to approach her office
TRANSPORT
Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane on Wednesday called on taxi operators who bought Toyota Quantum panel vans that were illegally converted into minibuses to approach her office. “It has come to...
 
 
Elect ANC leaders with succession in mind - Mantashe
POLITICS
African National Congress (ANC) secretary general Gwede Mantashe says the party needs to elect leaders with a succession plan in mind. Mantashe was speaking to journalists on Wednesday at ANC...
 
 
Stalwarts, ANCWL could weaken the party - Mantashe
POLITICS
African National Congress (ANC) general secretary Gwede Mantashe has warned party stalwarts and the ANC Women’s League (ANCWL) that they risk deepening divisions in the organisation. The veterans’...
 
 
Don't panic, we will place your children - Lesufi, Makhura assure parents
EDUCATION
Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi has assured the parents of around 40 000 pupils who used the online application system to find places in schools for their children - and who were still waiting...
 
 
 
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