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06 Nov 2009
 
 
SA emissions to start dropping from 2035 — Sonjica
ENVIRONMENT & ENERGY
South Africa's greenhouse gas emissions will continue rising over the next 16 years, and only start dropping from about 2035, Water and Environmental Affairs Minister Buyelwa Sonjica told Members...
 
 
Mercenaries freed in Equatorial Guinea will not be charged
INTERNATIONAL JUSTICE
Four South African mercenaries and a UK citizen granted pardons for a coup plot in Equatorial Guinea will not be prosecuted, the National Prosecutions Authority (NPA) said on Thursday.
 
 
Parliament slams Maroga saga
PUBLIC ENTERPRISES
The Eskom board has the habit of "running amok" in critical moments, Vytjie Mentor, the chairperson of Parliament's Portfolio Committee on Public Enterprises said on Friday.
 
 
05 Nov 2009
 
Mantashe calls for ideas on mining nationalisation
NATIONALISATION
African National Congress (ANC) secretary-general Gwede Mantashe called for "concrete ideas" on how the debate on the nationalisation of mines can be taken forward, in a speech prepared for...
 
 
Not much can be done about arms deal — Protector
PUBLIC PROTECTOR
The newly appointed Public Protector says there is not much she can do about the controversial arms deal.
 
 
Solar water heater roll out target ‘easily attainable’ – Peters
RENEWABLE ENERGY
Minister of Energy Dipuo Peters on Thursday said that the target of rolling out one-million solar water heaters (SWHs) in South Africa over the next five years was "easily attainable."
 
 
Boesak denies requesting meeting with Zuma
PARTY LOYALTIES
Cleric Allan Boesak, who quite the Congress of the People (Cope) this week, on Thursday denied news reports that he had requested a meeting with President Jacob Zuma.
 
 
Cabinet backs curriculum changes
EDUCATION
Cabinet on Wednesday gave its full support to Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga's initiative to introduce changes to the national curriculum statemen
 
 
Partnerships needed to fight child porn — Gigaba
CHILD ABUSE
Combating child pornography and abuse cannot be achieved by a single organisation or within a single country, Home Affairs Deputy Minister Malusi Gigaba said in Brussels on Wednesday.
 
 
04 Nov 2009
 
Setas to stay — Nzimande
SKILLS DEVELOPMENT
The much-criticised sector education and training authorities (Setas) are here to stay, although their number may diminish, Higher Education and Training Minister Blade Nzimande said on Wednesday.
 
 
Motlanthe has ministers on the carpet over questions
PARLIAMENT
Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe told the National Assembly on Wednesday that he named and shamed ministers who failed to respond to parliamentary questions at Cabinet's fortnightly meetings.
 
 
World requires rebalanced growth model, top US Treasury official tells SA
WORLD ECONOMY
The current global growth model that relied primarily on the debt-laden American consumer was imbalanced, undesirable and unsustainable, Deputy Treasury Secretary Neal Wolin said during his visit...
 
 
‘Shoot to kill’ not to blame for killings — Sapu
POLICE
Allegations that "shoot to kill" orders had led to an increase in the number of shootings involving police must stop, the South African Policing Union (Sapu) said on Wednesday.
 
 
Zuma freed us, says mercenary
EQUATORIAL GUINEA
South African mercenary Nick du Toit, who has been freed from a notorious Equatorial Guinea jail, has given President Jacob Zuma the credit for his and his accomplices' pardon.
 
 
Cosatu boss’s salary doubled — report
COSATU
Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi's salary has doubled this year to R500 000 a year, The Star newspaper reported on Wednesday.
 
 
 
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