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27 June 2017
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IFP calls for KZN health MEC to be fired
POLITICS
The Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP) has called for the KwaZulu-Natal MEC for health to be removed from his post immediately. "It is either the people of KwaZulu-Natal or Dr [Sibongiseni] Dhlomo. We...
 
 
ANC disappointed at 'inaction' over motion of no confidence in Zille
POLITICS
The African National Congress (ANC) in the Western Cape has expressed its disappointment that a debate on the motion of no confidence in Western Cape Premier Helen Zille has still not been heard in...
 
 
Zwane 'chased away' from Mpumalanga mining indaba
POLITICS
Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane had to be whisked away from an angry crowd closing in on him at a community meeting in Mpumalanga on Friday. "You cannot come to another man's yard and do...
 
 
Media sucked into fights to succeed Mugabe
POLITICS
Zimbabwean media practitioners are caught up in the fierce factional fights in the ruling party to succeed President Robert Mugabe. Zimbabwean police, infamous for their partisanship to Mugabe and...
 
 
High Commissioner ‘seized’ with avoiding post-Brexit trade interruption with South Africa
TRADE RELATIONS
British High Commissioner to South Africa Nigel Casey says he is currently “very seized” with ensuring that measures are put in place “timeously” to guarantee no interruption in the trade...
 
 
Ramaphosa, Dlamini-Zuma speak in North West
POLITICS
African National Congress (ANC) deputy president Cyril Ramaphosa and former African Union Commission chairperson Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma will address separate rallies in the North West this weekend....
 
 
South Africa reports outbreak of H5N8 bird flu, industry body says
HEALTH
South Africa reported an outbreak of a highly pathogenic H5N8 bird flu at a farm in the Free State province, an agricultural industry body group, AgriSA, said on Friday. South Africa earlier this...
 
 
DA supports Parliament's Public Protector action
POLITICS
The Democratic Alliance (DA) will support Parliament's application for a review of Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane's recommendation that the legislature amend some clauses in the Constitution...
 
 
Parliament opposes calls to change Reserve Bank mandate
RESERVE BANK
The South African Parliament will launch a court challenge against an anti-graft watchdog's recommendation of constitutional changes to alter the mandate of the central bank, it said. The...
 
 
Former Botswana president Masire dies at 91
POLITICS
Former Botswana president Sir Ketumile Masire has died. He was 91. Reports on Friday indicated that Masire died on Thursday night after he was hospitalised last weekend in a critical condition.
 
 
Mixed reactions to ConCourt's ruling on Zuma vote of no confidence
COURT
The African National Congress (ANC) Women's League has welcomed the decision by the Constitutional Court, which ruled that National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete has the power to decide on whether...
 
 
Zuma: I don't know where #GuptaEmails come from
POLITICS
President Jacob Zuma says he has no idea where the so-called #GuptaEmails have come from, and they will be tested during three separate probes into state capture. Zuma was answering questions in...
 
 
Mbeki 'is one of Africa's rare breed of politicians, a principled pan-Africanist'
POLITICS
Former president Thabo Mbeki has been lauded for urging South Africans not to interfere in Zimbabwean affairs, a report says. Mbeki recently told South Africans to "stay clear" of criticising...
 
 
When the ANC dies we must bury it – Phosa
POLITICS
Former African National Congress (ANC) Treasurer General Mathews Phosa believes the party is headed for death unless it stops denying its past mistakes. Phosa used the words "death" and "funeral"...
 
 
22 Jun 2017
 
Implats general meeting to vote on new share issue
PLATINUM
Platinum mining and marketing company Impala Platinum (Implats) on Thursday announced details of an annual general meeting to approve the issuing of 175-million new shares. The Johannesburg Stock...
 
 
 
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