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24 June 2016
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Brexit deals 'resilient' South Africa a new complication
ECONOMY
As the UK’s decision to withdraw from the European Union (EU) this week sent ripples of uncertainty and volatility across an already unsteady global economy, South Africa’s Finance Minister Pravin...
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‘Staggering’ uncertainty driving gold – World Gold Council
GOLD
With Britain voting to exit the European Union, the World Gold Council expects to see strong and sustained inflows into the gold market driven by the "staggering" level of protracted uncertainty...
Updated 6 hours ago
 
 
It's not a two-horse election – IFP's Buthelezi
POLITICS
August's municipal election is not a two horse-race between the African National Congress (ANC) and the Democratic Alliance (SA), Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP) leader Mangosuthu Buthelezi said at the...
Updated 6 hours ago
 
 
Sanef shocked by SABC suspensions
CENSORSHIP
The South African National Editors Forum (Sanef) on Friday expressed shock at the suspension of three senior editorial staff at the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC). "Economics Editor...
Updated 7 hours ago
 
 
Buthelezi launches IFP election manifesto in Western Cape
POLITICS
Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP) supporters gathered at Community House in Salt River, Cape Town, for the party's Western Cape manifesto launch on Friday. About 300 people wearing T-shirts bearing...
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Poo protester Nkohla sold out the poor – ANC Western Cape
POLITICS
Ses'khona People's Movement secretary Loyiso Nkohla's endorsement of the Democratic Alliance (DA) was a betrayal, the African National Congress (ANC) has said. ANC Western Cape secretary Faiez...
Updated 7 hours ago
 
 
South African financial institutions can withstand Brexit shock – Zuma
ECONOMY
South African banks and financial institutions can withstand shocks after Britons voted in favour of quitting the European Union, President Jacob Zuma said on Friday. Zuma said the Treasury and the...
 
 
I will lead from the front – ANC Cape Town mayoral candidate
POLITICS
With less than 40 days to the local government elections and no time to play catch up, the African National Congress's (ANC’s) mayoral candidate for Cape Town has his work cut out for him. But...
 
 
DA believes Zuma will soon stand trial
POLITICS
The Democratic Alliance (DA) said on Friday it believed that any appeal by President Jacob Zuma in the so called "spy tapes" case had no prospect of success and that the president would eventually...
 
 
'Our Thoko is coming' – supporters sing as Didiza hits campaign trail
POLITICS
The African National Congress's (ANC')s Tshwane mayoral candidate, Thoko Didiza, hit the ground running on Friday. Didiza was in central Pretoria on Friday, where she was met by jubilant supporters...
 
 
UP, Stellenbosch: 'Dark day for Afrikaans speakers' – FF Plus
EDUCATION
The day the University of Pretoria (UP) and University of Stellenbosch adopted new language policies would be remembered as a dark day for Afrikaans speakers in the country, the Freedom Front (FF)...
 
 
Zuma's spy tapes appeal dismissed
JUDGMENT
The High Court in Pretoria has dismissed President Jacob Zuma's leave to appeal its decision that he should face corruption charges. The National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) and Zuma’s lawyers...
 
 
Rand slumps more than 8% as Brexit stuns markets
CURRENCY
South Africa's rand slumped more than 8% against the dollar on Friday, on track to its biggest one-day%age fall since 2008, as Britain voted to leave the European Union, knocking appetite for...
 
 
Icasa to hold public hearing on SABC censorship
CENSORSHIP
The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (Icasa) will on Friday hold a public hearing about the South African Broadcasting Corporation's (SABC's) decision not to broadcast footage...
 
 
Didiza, Ramokgopa campaigning in Tshwane
POLITICS
African National Congress (ANC) top brass, including incumbent Tshwane mayoral candidate Thoko Didiza, embarked on an election campaign in central Pretoria on Friday morning. Didiza, Gauteng...
 
 
 
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