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25 February 2017
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South Africans must reject Molefe's appointment as MP – SSA
POLITICS
Save South Africa has called on South Africans to protest against Brian Molefe’s appointment as a Member of Parliament (MP). Molefe was sworn in as an MP on Thursday in Speaker Baleka Mbete’s office.
 
 
Zim 'won't tolerate Maimane's senseless insults' – minister
POLITICS
The Zimbabwean government has reportedly slammed Democratic Alliance (DA) leader Mmusi Maimane for "attacking" President Robert Mugabe and "meddling in the country’s internal affairs". This came...
 
 
 
 
‘Swearing in of Molefe bad for South Africa’ – DA
POLITICS
The Democratic Alliance (DA) on Thursday said that the swearing in of former Eskom group chief executive was bad for South Africa and evidence of an escalation in the civil war within the African...
 
 
South Africa's govt drawdowns rising, pose risks to fiscal position – Moody's
ECONOMY
Moody's has warned that South African government drawdowns are rising and represent increasing risks to its fiscal position, a day after Treasury targeted the wealthy with tax hikes in a bid to...
 
 
Budget’s withholding tax rise may alter Sibanye’s dividend stance
GOLD AND PLATINUM
The change in the withholding tax position introduced in Wednesday's Budget may result in precious metals mining company Sibanye changing its stance on dividends. Up to now, Sibanye’s first call on...
 
 
NFP calls for Dlamini to be sacked over CPS saga
POLITICS
The National Freedom Party (NFP) on Thursday called for Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini to be sacked over the crisis in the social grant payment system. Party spokesperson Sabelo...
 
 
Brian Molefe sworn in as ANC MP
POLITICS
Former Eskom CEO Brian Molefe has been sworn in as African National Congress member of Parliament. Two sources from Parliament confirmed to News24 that the swearing in took place in the Speaker's...
 
 
DA to elect acting Leader at the coming Provincial Council
POLITICS
The Democratic Alliance (DA) in Western Cape on Thursday said it will elect an acting provincial leader on Saturday. “A call for candidate nominations for the position of Provincial Leader was...
 
 
Sibanye reports record operating profit, soaring earnings, good dividend
GOLD AND PLATINUM
Precious metals mining company Sibanye on Thursday reported record operating profit of R10.5-billion for the six months and year ended December 31, 2016, a 60% increase on the previous year. Group...
 
 
Motsoaledi to brief MPs on Esidimeni deaths
HEALTH
Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi is on Thursday expected to brief Parliament on the deaths of psychiatric patients transferred from Life Esidimeni clinics to NGOs in Gauteng. Last Wednesday, health...
 
 
'Whites want us to keep working for them' – Mugabe
POLITICS
Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe says he's worried that whites "have taken over once again" - especially on some farms. In a long interview with state TV to mark his 93rd birthday, Mugabe said he...
 
 
Treat workers better or lose in 2019, Nehawu warns ANC
POLITICS
The African National Congress (ANC) must stop taking workers for granted, otherwise it will lose the 2019 elections, Nehawu warned on Wednesday. “We have campaigned for the ANC and it is sad when...
 
 
You are a traitor, Edward Zuma tells Mathews Phosa
POLITICS
The public spat between former African National Congress (ANC) treasurer Mathews Phosa and President Jacob Zuma's son is getting more intense as both men continue to trade insults. In the latest...
 
 
Muthambi never filed key SABC documents with Cipro
POLITICS
Legal amendments Communications Minister Faith Muthambi made at the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC), giving her and Hlaudi Motsoeneng broad powers at the broadcaster, were never filed...
 
 
'Let us be tolerant of each other' – Nigerians in SA
XENOPHOBIA
Nigerians living in South Africa no longer feel safe following attacks on foreigners in Pretoria West, the Nigerian Union South Africa (NUSA) said on Wednesday. “Criminality has no nationality....
 
 
 
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