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24 May 2010
ANC Gauteng leaders to declare business interests
The African National Congress (ANC) in Gauteng wants all party leaders in the province to declare their business interests, secretary David Makhura said on Monday.
Whips forum looking at Presidential committee proposal
Parliament's Chief Whips Forum has appointed a multiparty task team to investigate the establishment of a presidential portfolio committee.
R75bn needed as 40% of provincial roads reach 'crisis point' – Minister
South Africa required R75-billion over the next five years to maintain its road network, said Transport Minister Sibusiso Ndebele on Monday. Speaking at government's Road Construction and...
Municipal power tariffs come under the spotlight as July 1 deadline looms
The National Energy Regulator of South Africa (Nersa) will host a public hearing on June 3 into applications by those municipalities applying for average tariff increases above the guideline of 19%...
Special World Cup courts start operating
A total of 56 special courts dedicated to deal with 2010 FIFA World Cup offences were set to start operating on Monday, the justice ministry said.
Cope welcomes court ruling on congress
The Congress of the People (Cope) on Sunday welcomed the decision by the Cape High Court to reject the urgent interdict to stop the Western Cape provincial congress that took place at the weekend.
State-owned enterprises to be investigated
Government intelligence agencies plan to launch an investigation into 'instability' at State-owned enterprises (SOEs), the Sunday Independent reported.
21 May 2010
Govt to spend trillion rand on infrastructure – Patel
The government intends to spend over a trillion rand on infrastructure development over the next five years, Economic Development Minister Ebrahim Patel said on Friday, the SABC reported.
Nuclear will make up a significant part of SA power mix - DoE
With South Africa expecting the second version of the integrated resource plan (IRP2) by the end of September, the Department of Energy (DoE) indicated on Friday that nuclear power generation would...
Beneficiation strategy ready for Cabinet approval – Minister
South Africa's new mineral beneficiation strategy had been developed and would soon be submitted to the Cabinet for approval, Mineral Resources Minister Susan Shabangu said on Friday.
‘Be good’ during World Cup — Zuma
President Jacob Zuma on Thursday urged South Africans to "be good" for the duration of the 2010 FIFA World Cup.
SA starts work on green-economy strategy
Participants at the Green Economy summit in Johannesburg, on Thursday committed to drawing up a ‘Green Economy Plan' by the end of July, which will outline the work required to develop the key...
20 May 2010
Zuma defends Simelane appointment
President Jacob Zuma has vigorously defended his decision to appoint Menzi Simelane as National Director of Public Prosecutions (NDPP).
ANC branches must keep an eye on service delivery protests
African National Congress (ANC) branches had to be more involved in community work because the party was failing to detect service delivery problems and alert its leadership, it said on Thursday.
Conclude wage negotiations speedily — Cabinet
Cabinet has appealed to all parties involved in wage negotiations to conclude agreements speedily to avoid costs to the economy.
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