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27 June 2017
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Don’t victimise my son, says Zuma
POLITICS
President Jacob Zuma on Thursday insisted that he has never assisted his son Duduzane to get lucrative contracts from government and its entities, lashing out at Democratic Alliance (DA) leader...
 
 
Stop lying about me, Zuma tells Maimane
POLITICS
President Jacob Zuma on Thursday said he knows of no transaction of any members of his family related to South Africa’s envisaged nuclear build programme. “I know nothing,” Zuma said in the...
 
 
Rome is not burning, says Zuma
POLITICS
President Jacob Zuma on Thursday rejected an allegation by an opposition party Member of Parliament (MP) that Rome was burning while he was fiddling — a reference to the time it was taking for him...
 
 
 
 
Dladla appointed acting Eskom CEO ahead of closely watched AGM
ESKOM
The board at State-owned power utility Eskom announced on Thursday that Johnny Dladla had been appointed acting group CEO with immediate effect. The position of CEO and acting CEO has been vacant...
 
 
Zuma backs Zwane on new Mining Charter
POLITICS
President Jacob Zuma on Thursday threw his weight behind the controversial revised Mining Charter published by Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane. “Yes, I believe firstly, the minister gave...
 
 
Parliament says it will comply with Constitutional Court ruling on secret ballot
POLITICS
Parliament said it will give effect to a Constitutional Court ruling on Thursday that a decision on whether a motion of no confidence in President Jacob Zuma takes place via secret ballot will be...
 
 
We still won't vote against Zuma – ANC caucus
POLITICS
The African National Congress (ANC) in Parliament has welcomed the Constitutional Court's ruling that Speaker Baleka Mbete must decide again on a motion of no confidence in President Jacob Zuma,...
 
 
Govt now spends more on servicing debt than social grants
SOCIAL GRANTS
Servicing its debt is now costing the South African government more than the amount it spends on social grants, political analyst Daniel Silke said on Thursday. This growing gap between revenue and...
 
 
South32 awards R158m coal contract to 100% black-owned mining firm
COAL
Diversified mining company South32 has awarded a three-year, R158-million contract at the Wolvekrans Middelburg Complex to 100% black-owned Modi Mining, which aims to source up to 90% of its labour...
 
 
Constitutional democracy not working, courts have too much power – ANCWL
POLITICS
A top campaigner of African National Congress (ANC) presidential hopeful Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma has called for a sweeping review of South Africa's constitutional democracy. Meokgo Matuba, secretary...
 
 
ANC says will defeat Zuma no-confidence motion in parliament
POLITICS
The African National Congress (ANC) rallied behind embattled president Jacob Zuma on Thursday after the highest court in the country ruled a secret no-confidence ballot could be called by the...
 
 
Oakbay faces possible JSE suspension
ECONOMY
Gupta-owned investment holding company Oakbay Resources and Energy is facing a possible suspension in the trading of its shares on the JSE, owing to the resignation of an independent nonexecutive...
 
 
 
 
ConCourt rules Speaker has power to prescribe secret ballot
POLITICS
The Constitutional Court ruled on Thursday that the Speaker of Parliament can order a secret ballot for no-confidence motions, an outcome the opposition hopes would embolden African National...
 
 
Army warns Mugabe over wife Grace's 'ambition to succeed him' – report
POLITICS
Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has reportedly moved to stop his wife, Grace's ambition to succeed him. According to Bloomberg, this came after the country's intelligence chief warned that "her...
 
 
Zille welcomes Western Cape clean audits
POLITICS
Western Cape Premier Helen Zille has welcomed the Auditor General’s finding that the province had the best municipal audits record in South Africa. Spokesperson for the Premier Michael Mpofu said...
 
 
 
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