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25 April 2017
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Dangor says he warned against 'immoral' CPS contract
SOCIAL GRANTS
Former social development director general Zane Dangor says he warned in October last year that it might be “immoral” to extend the grants payment contract with Cash Paymaster Services (CPS)...
 
 
‘Disruptions an insult to memory of Kathrada’ – ANC stalwarts
POLITICS
The disruption of the Durban leg of the Ahmed Kathrada memorial service by members of the African National Congress Youth League (ANCYL) was not only an insult to Kathrada’s memory, but to all...
 
 
Merafe’s Q1 ferrochrome production up 10%
CHROME
The attributable production of ferrochrome company, Merafe Resources, increased by 10% in the first quarter of this year. Attributable production was 113 000 t, up from last year’s first quarter...
 
 
 
 
Solar body urges Energy Minister to provide revised PPA signing date
RENEWABLE ENERGY
The South African Solar Photovoltaic Industry Association (Sapvia) expressed confidence on Tuesday that the latest delay in signing of power purchase agreements (PPAs) for 37 renewable-energy...
 
 
MPs must be voice of the people, not parties – Mbeki
POLITICS
Members of Parliament are the voice of the people of South Africa and must not act as the voice of their own political parties, former president Thabo Mbeki said. In a letter published in the The...
 
 
Zuma using race card out of desperation - Save SA
POLITICS
Civil organisation Save South Africa has criticised President Jacob Zuma’s statements on Monday that marches against him on Friday were racist. “We have observed in the recent period that the...
 
 
Kathrada Foundation denounces ANCYL ‘intolerance’
POLITICS
The Ahmed Kathrada Foundation said it is concerned by the KwaZulu-Natal African National Congress Youth League’s (ANCYL) display of intolerance at a memorial service held for anti-apartheid...
 
 
 
 
Ekurhuleni mayor sends 'strong warning' to Save SA, white people
POLITICS
Ekurhuleni Mayor Mzwandile Masina on Monday warned white people and the civil organisation Save South Africa that things might get "very very rough". Last Friday marches against President Jacob...
 
 
Zuma is out of touch with the public's anger – DA
POLITICS
Democratic Alliance (DA) spokesperson Phumzile van Damme on Monday slammed President Jacob Zuma's statement that the recent marches against him were racist. Zuma said posters at marches on Friday...
 
 
We are not going to be bullied - Malema ahead of anti-Zuma march
POLITICS
Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader Julius Malema said it angered him that President Jacob Zuma and his Cabinet took it for granted that some black people did not understand what junk status...
 
 
Secret ballot in vote of no confidence will protect ANC MPs - UDM
POLITICS
The United Democratic Movement (UDM) wants the Constitutional Court to force Parliament to use a secret ballot for the protection of African National Congress members when MPs vote in a motion of...
 
 
10 Apr 2017
 
Calls for Zuma to step down not personal – SACP’s Mapaila
POLITICS
South African Communist Party (SACP) second general-secretary Solly Mapaila said the calls by the alliance for President Jacob Zuma to step down are not personal. Mapaila was speaking after the...
 
 
 
 
Renewables contracts will not be signed on April 11
RENEWABLE ENERGY
The signing of power purchase agreements (PPAs) for the projects procured under the fourth bid window of the Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Procurement Programme (REIPPPP) will not...
 
 
 
 
Hani's grave site declared a heritage site
MEMORIAL
Struggle hero and former South African Communist Party (SACP) general secretary Chris Hani's grave site in Boksburg, in Johannesburg was officially declared a heritage site on Monday. This week...
 
 
 
 
R2.3bn Anglo coal sale to Seriti may hit Eskom ownership snag
COAL
A new aspirant South African mining champion on Monday announced its intention to purchase Anglo American’s Eskom-tied domestic thermal coal operations in South Africa, which would position the...
 
 
 
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