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17 January 2017
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Ivory Coast's president dismisses heads of army, police, gendarmes
POLITICS
Ivory Coast President Alassane Ouattara dismissed the heads of the army, police and gendarmes on Monday after a two-day military mutiny that spread unrest across the West African nation, according...
 
 
Govt to help matrics on social grants
EDUCATION
Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini is on Tuesday expected to announce how her department will help the matriculants of 2016 on government grants to study further. In 2016, the department...
 
 
Department of Trade and Industry commits to helping local poultry industry
News
The Department of Trade and Industry (the dti) on Monday said the South African government had been working with the local poultry producers to address the challenges in the industry as a result of...
 
 
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DoE extends comment period for energy plans to end of March
ENERGY PLANNING
The Department of Energy (DoE) has formally extended the period for public comment on the draft Integrated Energy Plan (IEP) and the draft Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) base case until March 31....
 
 
SABC mum on operational impact of Hlaudi Motsoeneng’s absence
POLITICS
Three weeks after the South African Broadcasting Corporation’s (SABC's) controversial boss Hlaudi Motsoeneng was warned against going to his office, the public broadcaster on Monday remained mum on...
 
 
Tsvangirai holds 'meetings' with African leaders ahead of 2018 polls
POLITICS
Zimbabwean opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai reportedly held a number of meetings with some of the African leaders who attended the inauguration ceremony of Ghana's new president Nana Akufo Addo...
 
 
ANCWL's endorsement of Dlamini-Zuma is divisive, premature - ANC
POLITICS
The African National Congress (ANC) has come down hard on its women's league for endorsing Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma as its presidential candidate. The party has labelled the move premature, divisive...
 
 
SABC parliamentary inquiry delayed
POLITICS
The Parliamentary inquiry into the fitness of the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) board to hold office will only resume its work on Friday. It was expected to kick off on Tuesday,...
 
 
Ivory Coast PM resigns, dissolves gov't after poll
POLITICS
Ivory Coast Prime Minister Daniel Kablan Duncan resigned and dissolved the government on Monday in a move that had been expected following the approval of a new constitution and parliamentary...
 
 
Lesufi must accommodate learners waiting for a place in school – DA
EDUCATION
The Democratic Alliance (DA) in Gauteng said on Monday that the provincial department must prioritise all learners who applied to be placed in schools last year to ensure they start learning from...
 
 
F4SD students wing rejects closing date for NSFAS application
EDUCATION
The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) applications process should not have closing dates and be open through out the year, the Student Forum 4 Service Delivery (SF4SD) said on Monday....
 
 
Fawu vows to fight job losses in poultry industry
ECONOMY
The Food and Allied Workers Union (Fawu) on Monday made an impassioned plea to government to tighten regulations of importing chickens from the European Union (EU) in a bid to save jobs in the...
 
 
I'm not imposing myself, says Zambia leader Lungu
POLITICS
Zambian President Edgar Lungu says he has chosen to speak about his eligibility to stand in 2021 in order to give some form of direction to his ruling PF party. According to Lusuka Times, Lungu...
 
 
Kenya Power says technical fault causes blackout in Nairobi, other regions
ELECTRICITY
Kenya Power said on Monday a technical fault at one of its substations in the north of the capital has caused an electricity outage that affected Nairobi, Mount Kenya and Coast regions. Kenya Power...
 
 
Mozambique ratifies WTO trade facilitation agreement
TRADE
Only five more World Trade Organisation (WTO) members need to ratify the trade facilitation agreement (TFA) to bring it into force, after Mozambique became the 105th member to ratify the agreement....
 
 
 
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