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23 January 2017
                       
 
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23 Jan 2017
 
 
Fees cannot fall, says NMMU vice chancellor
EDUCATION
Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University's (NMMU) first-year students received a sobering welcome to the institution over the weekend as Vice Chancellor Professor Derrick Swartz said they could not...
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BMF: Lonmin shareholders to be challenged on Marikana obligations
STATEMENT
Shareholders of mining company Lonmin will this week face a challenge from the Bench Marks Foundation to compel the company to meet its obligations in respect of workers’ needs by the fifth...
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Afriforum: AfriForum releases report on Public Protector’s first 100 days in office
STATEMENT
The civil rights organisation AfriForum has released a report on Adv. Busisiwe Mkhwebane’s first 100 days in office as the new Public Protector (PP). This period will end on 24 January 2017. In the...
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DA: Mmusi Maimane says Zuma’s “radical economic transformation” is for his friends, not the poor and jobless
STATEMENT
President Jacob Zuma’s call for national government to rapidly speed up “radical economic transformation” is anything but “radical”, as the ANC government’s current plans only exist to empower the...
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We regret supporting Mkhwebane – Malema
POLITICS
Supporting Advocate Busisiwe Mkhwebane to become South Africa’s Public Protector was a terrible mistake, Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader Julius Malema has said. "We just took a puppet from...
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Absa campaign ‘led by Gupta-sponsored groups,’ – EFF
POLITICS
A campaign to get Barclays-owned Absa to pay back apartheid debt is led by “State Security” and the controversial Gupta family, Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader Julius Malema said on Monday....
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Candidate lists sowing divisions in party – Nelson Mandela Bay ANC
POLITICS
The African National Congress (ANC) regional task team (RTT) in Nelson Mandela Bay has condemned the circulation of candidate lists ahead of the party's regional conference in February. ANC RTT...
 
 
Negotiations continuing between Wits SRC, government and management
EDUCATION
The University of the Witwatersrand (Wits) student representative council (SRC) says that despite a number of challenges, it is negotiating with government and management to have financially...
 
 
20 Jan 2017
 
 
 
 
 
Platinum price upturn needed to sustain industry – Lonmin
PLATINUM
An upturn in the platinum price is needed for the sustainability of the platinum industry as a whole, Lonmin CEO Ben Magara said on Friday. The head of the large London- and Johannesburg-listed...
 
 
 
 
Daily Podcast – January 20, 2017
podcast
Making headlines: The Presidency says Zuma is still considering ANC Women’s League SAA commission of inquiry proposal IPID conducts raid on acting top police chief's home And, Municipalities given...
 
 
 
 
Zuma still considering ANCWL's SAA commission of inquiry proposal - Presidency
POLITICS
President Jacob Zuma is still considering issues around a request to establish a commission of inquiry into the affairs of South African Airways (SAA), the Presidency said on Friday. Presidency...
 
 
Diversity in the township economy
TOWNSHIP ECONOMY
In the week that the country waited with bated breath for the national executive committee of the ruling party to decide the fate of the President Jacob Zuma, the secretary-general of the party,...
 
 
19 Jan 2017
 
DA: Stevens Mokgalapa on Gambia crisis: South Africa’s silence condemnable
STATEMENT
The DA calls on the South African government to break its silence on the escalating crisis in the Gambia, and issue a strong statement against the dictatorial conduct of Mr Jammeh. The Department...
 
 
ANC comrades must lead by example – SACP
POLITICS
The African National Congress (ANC) must lead by example when calling for help in strengthening and deepening unity in the tripartite alliance, the South African Communist Party (SACP) has said....
 
 
 
 
Daily Podcast – January 19, 2017
podcast
Making headlines: Zuma signs Higher Education Amendment Act DA wants government to summon Gambian ambassador And, ANC youth league wants government to stop banking with Absa
 
 
 
                       
 
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