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German solar tracking company eyeing SA market 

By: Loni Prinsloo     29th July 2011 German solar technology company DegerEnergie on Friday said that it was contemplating entering the South African market, owing to country’s energy... 

Plans to tackle unemployment

By: SA News     29th July 2011 Government has unveiled a series of measures which it says will help the country alleviate poverty and speed up job creation.  

Zuma to lead big new infrastructure push 

By: Terence Creamer     29th July 2011 South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma will personally head a new ‘Infrastructure Commission’, which will be set up to improve visibility and... 

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By: Bradley Dubbelman     29th July 2011 The Constitutional Court rules that it was unconstitutional for President Jacob Zuma to extend now-outgoing Chief Justice Sandile Ngcobo's term of... 

President's extension of Chief Justice term unconstitutional

By: Sapa     29th July 2011 The Constitutional Court on Friday ruled that it was unconstitutional for President Jacob Zuma to extend now-outgoing Chief Justice Sandile... 

Government accountability to the people key to a functioning democracy 

By: Bradley Dubbelman     29th July 2011 Accountability and responsibility to act on citizen’s needs is a vital characteristic in a functioning democracy, said political analyst Professor... 

Malema speaks out on trust

By: Sapa     29th July 2011 ANC Youth League leader Julius Malema said the controversial family trust fund associated with him is being used to fund charitable causes, City... 

Price path warnings as SA loses cheapest power spot to Canada 

By: Terence Creamer     28th July 2011 Canada has surpassed South Africa as the cheapest global provider of electricity, a new survey by energy cost management consultancy NUS Consulting... 

Phase two of Gautrain to open on August 2 − but only to Rosebank 

By: Irma Venter     28th July 2011 The Johannesburg-Pretoria link of the R26.4-billion Gautrain project would open on August 2, at 05:30, said Gauteng Transport MEC Ismail Vadi on... 

Manufacturing, mining jobs take a knock as unemployment hits 25.7% 

By: Brindaveni Naidoo     28th July 2011 Unemployment climbed to 25.7 % in the second quarter, with the manufacturing, mining and trade sectors taking the largest knock in terms of job... 

Zuma acted lawfully – Maharaj

By: Sapa     28th July 2011 President Jacob Zuma had acted in terms of the law in extending the term of office of Chief Justice Sandile Ngcobo, his spokesperson Mac Maharaj... 

Criticism on nationalisation talk valid – Phosa

By: Sapa     28th July 2011 Criticism on the "drawn-out manner" in which the ruling party has dealt with the nationalisation debate is valid, its treasurer general Mathews... 

Du Preez calls for economic Codesa to plot the way forward 

By: Dennis Ndaba     28th July 2011 Journalist and social analyst Max du Preez has called for an 'economic Convention for a Democratic South Africa (Codesa)' to negotiate the way... 

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