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25 April 2017
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Mashaba, EFF to lay criminal charges against ANC councillors over violence at meeting
Johannesburg Mayor Herman Mashaba says he will be laying criminal charges against 10 African National Congress (ANC) councillors for allegedly leading and fuelling violence during a community forum...
Gigaba dismisses adviser's nationalisation call, seeks to calm investors
South Africa's Finance Minister dismissed calls from one of his own advisers for the nationalisation of banks and mines on Wednesday, and acknowledged that investors had been unsettled by turmoil...
Governments worldwide could save $1tr by adopting procurement best practices – McKinsey
Governments worldwide could reduce their current purchasing bill by 15%, or a combined $1-trillion, if they were to adopt best-practice procurement disciplines, a new study by the McKinsey Center...
ANCYL blames Mayor Mashaba for violence at IDP summit
The African National Congress Youth League (ANCYL) Regional Task Team in the Greater Johannesburg Region on Wednesday condemned the “spilling of blood” at the Integrated Development Plan (IDP)...
UDM claim about Dlamini's CPS flight 'malicious' – Dept
United Democratic Movement (UDM) leader Bantu Holomisa’s claim that Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini used a Cash Paymaster Services (CPS) sponsored flight to attend a funeral in the...
Die Stem adulterates Nkosi Sikelel iAfrika – EFF
The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) on Tuesday called for Die Stem to be removed from the national anthem, in celebration of Enoch Sontonga who composed Nkosi Sikelel’ iAfrika. Tuesday marks the...
De Lille vows to take minister to court over energy management
The City of Cape Town is preparing to take legal action against the energy minister over where it receives its electricity supply from, mayor Patricia de Lille said on Tuesday. The city would fight...
Parliament must do more about death threats to MP Khoza - R2K
Parliament should do more about the death threats made against African National Congress MP Dr Makhosi Khoza during an oversight visit to an Mpumalanga hospital in March, the Right2Know Campaign...
EFF joins UDM Constitutional Court bid
The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) on Tuesday joined the United Democratic Movement’s (UDM's) bid for a Constitutional Court order that Parliament let MPs vote by secret ballot in the upcoming...
18 Apr 2017
'We will not apologise' – ANCYL KZN on Kathrada memorial disruption
The African National Congress Youth League (ANCYL) in KwaZulu-Natal has reiterated that it will not apologise for "unruly behaviour" at the memorial service of struggle stalwart Ahmed Kathrada in...
Gigaba to attend IMF, World Bank meetings
Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba’s upcoming trip to the US for the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank Spring Meetings and further interactions with rating agencies received a thumbs up...
Ntlemeza heads to SCA to appeal ruling on his appointment
Former Hawks head Berning Ntlemeza will be approaching the Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) to challenge the judgment which found his appointment invalid. Ntlemeza's lawyer, Comfort Ngidi, said they...
Numsa accepts new terms in bus strike negotiations
The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) says it has ended its consultations with workers in the passenger bus sector, following a week of striking, after its members accepted new...
Protest marches to intensify – Maimane
The wave of protests demanding President Jacob Zuma to step down, led by opposition parties and civil society, is going to be intensified, Democratic Alliance (DA) leader Mmusi Maimane said on...
Nationalisation of banks is not government policy – Treasury
National Treasury on Tuesday distanced itself from an opinion piece written by Professor Chris Malikane, an economic adviser to the Minister of Finance Malusi Gigaba, saying that the...
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