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26 September 2016
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Sars: Media ignores our achievements
FINANCE
The South African Revenue Service (Sars) has hit out at the “continued and sustained media attacks” on the integrity of the organisation and that of its commissioner Tom Moyane. In a statement...
 
 
New committee to put Parliament's finances under scrutiny
FINANCE
Parliament's finances will now be subject to intense scrutiny by members of Parliament as part of a new oversight mechanism. The new Joint Standing Committee on the Financial Management of...
 
 
 
 
Barberton tailings plant shoots lights out with cheap, upped gold
GOLD
In the 12 months to June 30, gold was produced by the Barberton Tailings Retreatment Plant (BTRP) of Pan African Resources at the exceptionally low all-in cost of $332/oz. While Barberton Mines as...
 
 
Cosatu welcomes Wits #FeesMustFall march
PROTESTS
The Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) on Friday welcomed a #FeesMustFall protest march to its headquarters in Johannesburg by University of Witwatersrand (Wits) students. The march...
 
 
Social media indispensable in 2017 – survey
SOCIAL MEDIA
Social media will become an indispensable tool for South African marketers,  politicians, artists, activists, reporters and media personalities next year.    This was according to the 2017 edition...
 
 
Former Wits SRC president hits back at Mantashe
POLITICS
Former University of Witwatersrand (Wits) Student Representative Council president Mcebo Dlamini criticised African National Congress (ANC) secretary general Gwede Mantashe on Friday, saying he had...
 
 
Marked increase in bribery in SA – survey
CORRUPTION
Incidents of bribery are on the rise in South Africa, according to the findings of the latest ENSafrica annual anti-bribery and corruption survey. About 132 respondents took part in the third...
 
 
Zuma concerned about violence at universities
EDUCATION
President Jacob Zuma on Friday said he was concerned by the violence that had broken out at universities following the announcement of government's position on fee increases. He urged students to...
 
 
Health activists demand change of patent law to lower cost of chronic medicine
LEGISLATION
The “Fix the Patent Laws” campaign will be heading a protest to the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) in Pretoria on Thursday to outline their dissatisfaction of expensive medicines for...
 
 
Zuma to open COP17
COP17
President Jacob Zuma will on Saturday open the 17th Conference of the Parties (COP) to the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) in Johannesburg....
 
 
Presidency respects Hlaudi court ruling
POLITICS
The Presidency notes and respects the Supreme Court of Appeal's (SCA) ruling on former South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) chief operating officer (COO) Hlaudi Motsoeneng, it said on...
 
 
11 UKZN protesters to stay in jail
PROTESTS
Eleven University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) students arrested during violent clashes with riot police will spend the next seven days behind bars. The Pietermaritzburg Magistrate's Court on Friday...
 
 
Desperate Libya asks Zuma for help
POLITICS
South Africa has been asked to share its nation-building secrets with strife-torn Libya, which has been struggling to unite since the death of ruler Muammar Gaddafi. News24 has learnt that the...
 
 
 
 
 
 
Eskom to use $11bn future earnings for nuclear expansion
ELECTRICITY
South Africa's power utility Eskom estimates it would have R150-billion ($11-billion) within the next decade to help fund a nuclear expansion programme planned by the government, a senior executive...
 
 
Two UDM leaders step down
POLITICS
The United Democratic Movement's (UDM's) deputy president Khanyisile Litchfield-Tshabalala and its financial planner and fundraiser Maureen Vogel have left the political party. Things started going...
 
 
 
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