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25 April 2017
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18 Apr 2017
 
 
EFF, Cope not joining Limpopo march against Zuma
PROTEST
The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) and Congress of the People (Cope) said on Tuesday that they would not be participating in the Democratic Alliance's (DA's) planned march against President Jacob...
 
 
Sibanye wins US thumbs up for Stillwater acquisition
PLATINUM
Precious metals mining company Sibanye has received unconditional approval from the Committee on Foreign Investment into the United States on the proposed acquisition of platinum group metals...
 
 
 
 
World must aid famine-threatened Nigeria to avoid 'mass exodus'
FAMINE
The devastation wrought by Boko Haram, which has left millions of people in northeast Nigeria on the brink of famine, could exacerbate Europe's migration crisis if the world fails to act urgently,...
 
 
De Lille to address Cape Town drought intervention plans
DROUGHT
The mayor of Cape Town, Patricia de Lille, will join a panel discussion on Tuesday to discuss the city's interventions in the metro's drought crisis. De Lille will address the Climate Change...
 
 
Opposition parties to march in Limpopo to protest state capture
PROTESTS
Opposition parties, headed by Democratic Alliance (DA) leader Mmusi Maimane, will lead a march against state capture to the Limpopo Provincial Treasury on Tuesday. "[President] Jacob Zuma and the...
 
 
17 Apr 2017
 
Gas pipeline to Libya's Wafa oilfield closed – NOC source
GAS PIPELINE
An armed group has again blocked gas pipelines from Libya's Wafa oilfield to a local power plant and the Mellitah gas export terminal on the coast, a source from state energy firm NOC said on...
 
 
South Africa's Ramaphosa says leaders must listen to protesters
SA PROTESTS
South African Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has said that leaders should listen to protesters who have taken to the streets demanding that President Jacob Zuma resign or be removed after a...
 
 
13 Apr 2017
 
DA’s No Confidence petition grows to over 500 000 signatures
POLITICS
The Democratic Alliance (DA) on Thursday said its #NoConfidence petition against President Jacob Zuma, whose recent midnight Cabinet reshuffle had ignited a backlash, has exceeded 500 000...
 
 
Eskom seeking Tegeta ‘consent’ to disclose value of Optimum settlement
COAL CONTRACT
Department of Public Enterprises director-general Mogokare Seleke revealed on Thursday that Eskom’s legal representatives had approached Tegeta Resources, owner of the Optimum coal mine, to obtain...
 
 
No malice in removing Ntlemeza – Mbalula
POLITICS
The decision to remove Hawks head Berning Ntlemeza from his position was not malicious, Police Minister Fikile Mbalula said on Thursday. "In terms of the court judgment, General Ntlemeza is no...
 
 
Gigaba pledges to stave off third downgrade, meet with Moody's
ECONOMY
South Africa's new Finance Minister pledged on Thursday to do what he can to keep the country from a third credit downgrade to junk status, saying he would meet ratings firm Moody's to persuade it...
 
 
 
 
Pan African capital raise puts gold project on fast track
GOLD
Midtier gold mining company Pan African Resources has successfully raised R705-million in a share placing, the net proceeds of which will be used, together with a R1-billion seven-year debt...
 
 
 
 
Secret ballot bid assumes ANC MPs are 'spineless' - Mbete
POLITICS
There are no exceptional circumstances warranting the United Democratic Movement (UDM) direct access to the Constitutional Court, National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete believes. Furthermore, the...
 
 
Salga’s Parks Tau to serve on UN panel
1 News in Review
South African Local Government Association (Salga) president Parks Tau has joined the United Nations (UN) high level independent panel to oversee the effectiveness of UN-Habitat – a programme that...
 
 
DA petitions Motshekga to probe Zuma over lying claims
POLITICS
Democratic Alliance (DA) leader Mmusi Maimane will ask Parliament's justice portfolio committee chairperson Mathole Motshekga to probe allegations that President Jacob Zuma lied under oath. The...
 
 
 
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