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25 February 2017
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Free cash rockets to $278m, dividend resumed – AngloGold
GOLD
Gold mining company AngloGold Ashanti will resume dividends after lower operating and interest costs helped it nearly double free cash flow to $278-million on lower production. In the 12 months to...
 
 
MPs to consider final report on SABC board inquiry
POLITICS
Parliament’s ad hoc committee is expected to meet on Tuesday to consider its final report about its inquiry into the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) board. It is expected to include...
 
 
Makhura dishing up 'reheated dreams' – DA
POLITICS
Gauteng Premier David Makhura’s State of the Province address was weak because he had done nothing new during his two-and-a-half year term, the Democratic Alliance (DA) said on Monday. “Many of the...
 
 
Only policy documents at ANC NEC meeting – Kodwa
POLITICS
The African National Congress (ANC) only discussed its policy documents at its special National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting on Monday, a spokesperson said. According to news reports, some...
 
 
De Lille threatens to sue professor over Bo-Kaap spat
POLITICS
Mayor Patricia de Lille has threatened to sue architect and University of Cape Town emeritus professor Fabio Todeschini after he publicly accused her of being the source of the city council’s...
 
 
20 Feb 2017
 
 
 
Rollout of medical marijuana soon up for public comment – IFP
PUBLIC COMMENT
The use of, and access to, medical marijuana for South Africans will soon be up for public comment, the Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP) said on Monday. Speaking to News24, IFP chief whip Narend Singh...
 
 
 
 
New panel established to guide Gauteng on infrastructure projects
ECONOMY
The Gauteng provincial government (GPG) has established an economic advisory panel to advise it on the roll-out of social and economic infrastructure projects planned for the next two years. GPG...
 
 
 
 
'Molefe MP nomination will damage ANC image ahead of 2019 elections'
POLITICS
The nomination of former Eskom CEO Brian Molefe to Parliament has divided the tripartite alliance, with the South African Communist Party (SACP) in the North West province labelling the move...
 
 
 
 
SACP upset over Brian Molefe MP appointment
POLITICS
The South African Communist Party (SACP) on Monday said the appointment of former Eskom CEO Brian Molefe as MP was “problematic” because its alliance partner, the ruling African National Congress...
 
 
Minergy to list coal project in Botswana, also eyeing JSE
COAL
Coal and energy company Minergy said on Monday that it will list on the Botswana Stock Exchange in the first half of this year and is also planning a Johannesburg Stock Exchange listing in 2017’s...
 
 
 
 
Budget Speech must be in sync with radical economic transformation – Cosatu
BUDGET
The Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) said on Monday that it wanted this year’s budget to be dedicated to radical economic transformation and to be in sync with the resolve of the...
 
 
 
 
DA proposes spending review
POLITICS
The Democratic Alliance (DA) on Monday proposed a comprehensive spending review as it previewed Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan’s budget speech to be delivered on Wednesday. The spending review,...
 
 
EFF disrupts Sopa, Makhura warns of using Esidimeni tragedy as 'political football'
POLITICS
Gauteng Premier David Makhura warned opposition parties of using the deaths of Life Esidimeni psychiatric patients as 'political football' following an attempted disruption by the Economic Freedom...
 
 
Pan African shares fall on fatality-linked mining suspension at Evander
PRECIOUS METALS
The share price of Pan African Resources fell by more than 8% in early trade on Monday after the company issued a stock exchange news service notice announcing a fatality-linked 55-day mining...
 
 
Gauteng infrastructure dept mulls concept of construction bank or fund
CONSTRUCTION BANK
The Gauteng Department of Infrastructure Development (DID) is exploring the possibility of establishing a dedicated construction or infrastructure bank or fund aimed at providing specialised...
 
 
 
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