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20 February 2017
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17 Feb 2017
North West to construct Zuma statue
The North West government plans to construct a 6m-high bronze statue in honour of President Jacob Zuma in Groot Marico. Zuma was arrested there in 1963, while he and 45 other Umkhonto we Sizwe (MK)...
16 Feb 2017
Yet another commodity boom might pass us by
The unexpected uptick in commodity prices should provide a great boost to South Africa's mining industry, says the Institute of Race Relations (IRR) in a paper published yesterday. "Retrenchments,...
Not #healthyliving: Why these City of Joburg tweets are nonsense
Known for its quips and humorous tweets, the City of Joburg’s content on Twitter regularly brings a smile to many of its 438,000 followers. Besides providing information about municipal matters...
14 Feb 2017
DoT: Minister Dipuo Peters welcomes the outcome of Constitutional Court decision on urgent application by Tasima
The Minister of Transport, Ms Dipuo Peters, welcomes the Constitutional Court decision to dismiss with costs the urgent application by Tasima seeking direct access to the Court to interpret the 9th...
13 Feb 2017
Outa welcomes Concourt ruling on Western Cape toll roads
The Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse (Outa) on Monday welcomed a Constitutional Court ruling that prevents the South African National Roads Agency (Sanral) from tolling certain highways in the...
DA NW: Joe McGluwa on Zuma statue: A monument to corruption and unemployment
The North West government’s tender, numbered CATA116/2016, to sculpt and build an enormous statue of Jacob Zuma, is a disgraceful waste of public money that will leave us with nothing more than a...
DA: Mmusi Maimane: Address by DA Leader, at a media briefing on the outcomes of the Party’s first Federal Council of 2017, Cape Town (12/02/2017)
Over the past two days, the Federal Council of the Democratic Alliance (DA) – the party’s highest decision making body between Federal Congress – convened in Cape Town for its first sitting of 2017.
12 Feb 2017
OUTA: OUTA commends NERSA's 2,2% cap on Eskom tariff and urges more action
OUTA commends NERSA for rejecting Eskom’s demands for a higher tariff increase and for sticking to the 2,2% allowed under the current Multi-Year Price Determination (MYPD) process.  “We are...
07 Feb 2017
'ANC is running scared' – Steenhuisen
Democratic Alliance (DA) Chief Whip John Steenhuisen says the African National Congress's (ANC's) decision to host a "People's Assembly" straight after Thursday's State of the Nation Address (Sona)...
SERI: 60 000 informal settlement occupiers resist eviction in the High Court
SERI will be appearing in the Western Cape High Court in Cape Town tomorrow, representing the approximately 60 000 occupiers of the Marikana informal settlement, located in Phillipi on the Cape...
06 Feb 2017
DIRCO: Minister Nkoana-Mashabane conducts fruitful bilateral talks with Indonesian counterpart
International Relations and Cooperation Minister  Maite Nkoana-Mashabane has today, Monday, 06 February 2017, received Ms Retno Marsudi, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Indonesia,...
03 Feb 2017
Limpopo: Chupu Mathabatha: Address by Premier of Limpopo, on the occasion of the Limpopo Development Summit, Ranch Hotel, Polokwane (31/01/2017)
Thank you very much for honouring our invitation to this very important Provincial Local Government Summit.
31 Jan 2017
DA NW: Cornel Dreyer says DA has requested DWS to act against municipality for contaminating Groot Marico river
The Democratic Alliance has written to the Department of Water and Sanitation requesting that they immediately investigate the delay in completing the waste water treatment plant in Groot Marico....
“It’s Not the Right Place for Us” – The Trial of Civilians by Military Courts in Lebanon
“It was the first time that I learned I could be treated this way,” said Tamara. “We were in a protest, what did we do? I had no idea that I could end up in front of a military court.” Tamara is...
30 Jan 2017
Poultry industry to mark ‘day of misery’ with protest march against EU imports
The Food and Allied Workers Union (Fawu) will, on Wednesday, hold a protest march in Pretoria against the dumping of chicken in South Africa by European Union (EU) countries. This is in response to...
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