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Ramaphosa announces sweeping Cabinet changes

     26th February 2018 President Cyril Ramaphosa’s statement outlining changes to the National Executive. 

Cosatu wants unity restored in alliance

By: Sane Dhlamini     30th June 2017 The Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) president Sdumo Dlamini hopes the African National Congress’ (ANC’s) fifth National Policy Conference will restore unity in the tripartite alliance. Speaking at the policy conference on Friday in Johannesburg, Dlamini expressed his... 

Ministers ask Public Protector to investigate Treasury and banking sector

By: News24Wire      31st May 2017 The Office of the Public Protector on Tuesday confirmed that several ministers have written a letter requesting that she investigate the conduct, alleged collusion and corruption at National Treasury and other financial institutions. Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane’s spokesperson Oupa Segalwe... 

Sassa still has 50 000 deduction complaints to deal with - Dlamini

By: News24Wire      10th May 2017 Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini has told MPs that more than 50 000 grant beneficiary complaints were incomplete as they were still waiting for affidavits from complainants. Dlamini told the National Council of Provinces on Tuesday that the South African Social Security Agency had... 

Incapable State and economic sabotage

By: Terence Creamer     14th April 2017 The decision by President Jacob Zuma to retain in his Cabinet Bathabile Dlamini and Faith Muthambi (albeit with the latter in a new role as Public Service and Administration Minister) brought to mind arguments about the vital relationship between an individual’s competence and her or his ability... 

Cope calls for mass Cabinet resignation

By: News24Wire      31st March 2017 The Congress of the People (Cope) has called for a mass resignation by Cabinet in protest against President Jacob Zuma's reshuffle, which saw Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan and his deputy Mcebisi Jonas among those removed. "In our view this was not a genuine and honest Cabinet reshuffle based on... 

Zuma’s night of the long knives

By: News24Wire      31st March 2017 President Jacob Zuma has fired Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan in his biggest Cabinet reshuffle yet since assuming office in 2009. In a brutal display of power, the president fired five ministers, including former tourism minister Derek Hanekom, who asked for Zuma to be recalled last year. 

SA needs a leader who will be able to cure the country’s ills 

By: Aubrey Matshiqi     27th January 2017 The election of the leader of the African National Congress (ANC) is not only about individual interests; that is, it is not only about the interests of the individuals who want to ascend to the throne. I am certain that it is almost always about either the ascendance of those that are outside... 

Solidarity calls for independent probe on xenophobia

By: Natasha Odendaal     20th April 2015 As South Africa is gripped by a wave of violent xenophobic attacks, trade union Solidarity called on government to appoint a multidisciplinary independent task team headed by a retired judge to delve into the violent uprisings against non-South Africans. While President Jacob Zuma established a... 

Africa continues to lag behind – Zuma

By: Sapa     25th September 2014 Africa continued to lag behind in the implementation of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), President Jacob Zuma told the United Nations general assembly in New York. This was despite the continent's move to adopt the New Partnership for Africa Development (Nepad), Zuma said in a speech he... 

Zuma appoints Ministerial Committees 

By: Sapa     3rd July 2014 President Jacob Zuma has appointed several inter-ministerial committees (IMCs), his office said on Thursday. "The IMCs are appointed by the president (and in certain instances by Cabinet) to serve a very specific purpose that is deemed to require the dedicated attention of a certain team of... 

Company Annoucements:South Africa stands to benefit significantly from investing in its young

By: Creamer Media Reporter      10th October 2013 Better school results, increased productivity, long-term economic growth and social cohesion are some of the benefits that South Africa can gain by investing early in its children. These can be achieved by improving maternal and child health and nutrition, supporting caregivers in the context of... 


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