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26 November 2015
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26 Nov 2015
Rich white men made Mandela turn against the revolution - Malema
Late former president Nelson Mandela turned his back on parts of the revolution after being released from prison, Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader Julius Malema has said. "The deviation from...
Updated 4 hours ago
Financial sector gears up for Twin Peaks implementation next year
As Parliament mulls the new regulatory framework to govern South Africa’s financial industry, the sector is preparing for its promulgation; however, it will require a complete “rethink” of the way...
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Cosatu confirms Vavi’s dismissal
The dismissal of former Congress of South African Trade Union (Cosatu) general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi was confirmed by a vote at the federation congress in Midrand on Thursday. The overwhelming...
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Future studies expert to deliver Joburg master class
Future studies researcher and specialist Professor Sohail Inayatullah will deliver an interactive master class on strategic foresight and strategy development in Johannesburg early next month. The...
Updated 5 hours ago
Upgraded City Deep seen as key to improving Joburg-Durban logistics performance
State-owned freight logistics group Transnet formally opened its upgraded City Deep inland port on Thursday, reporting that its yearly container handling capacity had been doubled to 400 000...
Updated 6 hours ago
Court overturns ban in domestic rhino trading
A full bench of the High Court in Pretoria has overturned government's moratorium on rhino horn trading because there was not enough adequate public consultation. Judges Francis Legodi, Vivian...
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Government finalising appointment of new SAA board
The Presidency on Thursday said that the government was in the process of “finalising” the appointment of a new SAA board. In a statement responding to queries about the role of Deputy President...
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SA needs to boost economic growth – Zuma
South Africa has managed to avoid a recession but still needs to boost the rate of economic growth‚ President Jacob Zuma says. Addressing the National Council of Provinces‚ he said the country has...
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EFF MP booted for calling Zuma a dangerous tsunami
An Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) Member of Parliament (MP) was booted from the National Council of Provinces (NCOP) on Thursday for comparing President Jacob Zuma to a giant wave. “Today we are...
Updated 7 hours ago
National Assembly passes tax amendment bill
The National Assembly on Thursday passed the Taxation Laws Amendment Bill which has been met with heated opposition from the Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu). The trade union...
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Support for ANC in local elections not a blank cheque - Sadtu
Supporting the African National Congress (ANC) is not guaranteed in next year's local elections, the SA Democratic Teachers Union (Sadtu) has warned the ruling party, saying it intended giving its...
Zuma promises bad government managers will face consequences
Cabinet ministers have been instructed to ensure that there are consequences for those in charge of government department purse strings who spend money without following due process, President...
S African mining industry future looks scary – Baleni
The future looks scary in the mining industry, former National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) general secretary Frans Baleni said on Thursday. “The mining industry is in ICU [Intensive Care Unit],...
Ray of hope in Nehawu Parliament strike
There was a ray of hope for Parliament's locked out National Education, Health and Allied Workers' Union ( Nehawu) workers on Thursday, as leaders hinted of an imminent settlement to their...
Teachers will not administer ANA tests - Sadtu
Teachers will not administer the Annual National Assessment (ANA) despite the department of education saying it will go ahead, SA Democratic Teachers Union (Sadtu) vowed on Thursday. "All the five...
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