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21 Apr 2017
 
 
President Zuma’s track record: 7 claims about #progress fact-checked
AFRICA CHECK
The South African presidency took stock of government’s progress under President Jacob Zuma in celebration of his 75th birthday on 12 April. A series of tweets – under the hashtag #progress –...
 
 
23 Dec 2016
 
Political deal enables Kabila to stay on despite end of mandate
DRC PRESIDENCY
President Joseph Kabila of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has managed to extend his political mandate, which expired on Tuesday, following a last minute deal brokered by Congolese...
 
 
11 Feb 2016
 
Maimane says ‘best’ Sona announcement Zuma can make is to resign
POLITICS
Democratic Alliance (DA) leader Mmusi Maimane on Thursday said the “most appropriate pronouncement” President Jacob Zuma could make was to “announce his resignation”. The DA leader said South...
 
 
20 Nov 2015
 
More claims of S. Africa’s ‘spectacular transformation’ fact-checked
AFRICA CHECK
The head of the Free Market Foundation argued there has been “spectacular” racial transformation in South Africa since apartheid ended. This is the second of two reports fact-checking the...
 
 
28 Oct 2015
 
Solidarity: Solidarity slams Blade over higher tax for university fees
STATEMENT
The trade union Solidarity criticised Blade Nzimande, Minister of Higher Education and Training, over his statements in parliament with regard to the ongoing debacle on tertiary tuition fees....
 
 
02 Mar 2015
 
 
 
 
 
President Zuma ignores increasing violent crime in his state of the nation address
INSTITUTE FOR SECURITY STUDIES
The state of the nation speech is an opportunity for the sitting president of South Africa to build confidence in the government and rally collective action to address key challenges. When it comes...
 
 
06 Nov 2013
 
SA: Statement by Solidarity, trade union, Renate Barnard affirmative action case heard in the Supreme Court of Appeal (06/11/2013)
STATEMENT
Based on her performance history and the recommendations of the interviewing panel, Capt. Renate Barnard would have been promoted to lieutenant-colonel (superintendent according to the previous...
 
 
29 Oct 2013
 
African countries pushing ahead with business reforms, report shows
DOING BUSINESS REPORT
The World Bank Group’s latest ‘Doing Business’ report shows that a number of sub-Saharan African countries have continued to implement reforms aimed at easing the regulatory burden on business,...
 
 
21 Feb 2013
 
SA: Statement by Aaron Motsoaledi, Minister of Health, on medical students in Cuba (21/02/2013)
STATEMENT
Health Minister Dr. Aaron Motsoaledi has written letters to individual South African Medical students in Cuba who are on an illegal strike outlining the position of government on the issue.
 
 
26 Nov 2012
 
 
 
 
 
Consider reprimanding minister – Madonsela
PUBLIC PROTECTOR
President Jacob Zuma should consider reprimanding Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson for violating the executive ethics code, Public Protector Thuli Madonsela said...
 
 
SA: Thuli Madonsela: Address by the Public Protector, during a media briefing for the financial year 2012/13, CISR Convention Centre, Pretoria (26/11/2012)
SPEECH
I am deeply grateful to the Nation Press Club, in particular for hosting my team and I once again and to media a whole continued support. Today we are taking another step towards fulfilling the...
 
 
 
                       
 
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