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24 May 2017
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17 May 2017
 
 
Sudan's Bashir goes to Riyadh, no word on Trump meeting – minister
POLITICS
Sudan President Omar al-Bashir will travel to Saudi Arabia on Friday but there is no confirmation he will meet with US President Donald Trump, who will also visit the country, Foreign Minister...
 
 
Ntlemeza is being prejudiced, humiliated, his lawyer argues
POLITICS
Former Hawks boss Major-General Berning Ntlemeza's lawyers argued in the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria on Wednesday that his application to interdict Police Minister Fikile Mbalula was...
 
 
 
 
Brown to talk to Zuma, Ramaphosa to 'resolve Molefe matter'
POLITICS
Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown says she will talk to President Jacob Zuma and Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa to resolve the controversial return of Eskom boss Brian Molefe. Brown was...
 
 
 
 
Ntlemeza begs court to overturn Mbalula’s ‘illegal conduct’
POLITICS
Police Minister Fikile Mbalula had illegally and prematurely elbowed former Hawks boss Berning Ntlemeza out of office, and courts must urgently step in, the High Court in Pretoria heard on...
 
 
SABC’s Aguma off sick, MPs say he should be disciplined
POLITICS
James Aguma has been temporarily replaced as acting CEO of the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC), MPs heard on Wednesday. Briefing Parliament’s standing committee on public accounts...
 
 
 
 
‘We will fight for Motsoeneng’s rights’ – lawyer
POLITICS
Former South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) chief operations officer Hlaudi Motsoeneng’s lawyer has vowed to put up a fight for his client as a disciplinary hearing got underway in...
 
 
ANC orders Brown to rescind Molefe's return to Eskom
POLITICS
The African National Congress (ANC) has ordered Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown and the Eskom board to rescind Brian Molefe’s return to the power utility as its CEO. "We met with Lynne...
 
 
ANC in Scopa: Sassa has no strategic plan on grants takeover
SOCIAL GRANTS
The African National Congress (ANC) in Parliament's Standing Committee on Public Accounts (Scopa) is "very concerned" by the South African Social Security Agency's (Sassa's) apparent lack of a plan...
 
 
 
 
Western Cape water crisis an opportunity for innovation - Zille
WATER
Western Cape Premier Helen Zille on Tuesday compared the ongoing drought in the Western Cape to load shedding in 2008, saying it was an opportunity for the country to innovate. "This is an...
 
 
 
 
Saftu 'shocked' by Ramatlhodi's revelations on Molefe, Guptas
POLITICS
The South African Federation of Trade Unions (Saftu) is shocked by former mining minister Ngoako Ramatlhodi’s allegation that Eskom CEO Brian Molefe and chairperson Ben Ngubane tried to pressure...
 
 
Molefe resigned as Eskom CEO to get Cabinet position - Western Cape SACP
POLITICS
Western Cape South African Communist Party (SACP) secretary Benson Ngqentsu believes Brian Molefe returned as Eskom CEO after he failed to secure a ministerial position in government. Ngqentsu was...
 
 
Minister sees no land expropriation without payment
LAND RIGHTS
The African National Congress (ANC) is not likely to approve any expropriation of land from white farmers without paying compensation, the agriculture minister said on Tuesday after President Jacob...
 
 
16 May 2017
 
French President Macron to travel to Africa on Friday – source
POLITICS
French President Emmanuel Macron will visit French troops in Africa on Friday, a source close to the new leader said on Tuesday. Aides have said he is expected to go to Mali where about 1 000...
 
 
Higher education dept to invest R6.9bn in infrastructure in 2017/18
HIGHER EDUCATION
The Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET) will invest R6.9-billion on major new infrastructure developments at local universities and technical and vocational education and training...
 
 
Nothing off the table when it comes to coalition talks – Maimane
POLITICS
Democratic Alliance (DA) leader Mmusi Maimane has said he has opened up coalition talks ahead of the 2019 general election. During his speech on Tuesday on the realignment of politics, Maimane said...
 
 
 
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