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South Africans not saving enough

By: SA News     14th July 2011 Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan is worried that South Africans are not saving enough for rainy days.  

Bombela in discussions with Gautrain agency to start up Jhb/Pta line 

By: Loni Prinsloo     13th July 2011 The Gautrain Management Agency and Bombela are in discussions to start with the full service operations between Johannesburg and Pretoria “as soon... 

Nationalisation unlikely to pass as ANC policy in 2012  

By: Loni Prinsloo     13th July 2011 The leader of the African National Congress Youth League (ANCYL) Julius Malema is unlikely to gain enough support to pass nationalisation as ANC... 

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Ramaphosa draws parallels between Constitution-making and Planning Commission  

By: Terence Creamer     13th July 2011 National Planning Commission (NPC) deputy chairperson Cyril Ramaphosa has attempted to draw parallels between South Africa’s successful... 

Fuel stations running dry – Engen

By: Sapa     13th July 2011 Engen fuel stations in Gauteng are running dry because oil tankers are unable to leave some depots, Engen Refinery said on Wednesday. 

Industry failures sow ‘terrible’ nationalisation seeds – Ramaphosa 

By: Terence Creamer     13th July 2011 Businessman and National Planning Commission (NPC) deputy chairperson Cyril Ramaphosa laid much of the blame for the current “ferment” around mine... 

Sexwale to visit Free State for open toilets saga

By: Sapa     13th July 2011 Human Settlements Minister Tokyo Sexwale will visit the Free State town of Harrismith on Wednesday where a row over toilets erupted this week, SABC... 

Madonsela, Hofmeyr probes part of a pattern – Pityana

By: Sapa     13th July 2011 The reported probes of Public Protector Thuli Madonsela, and Special Investigating Unit (SIU) boss Willie Hofmeyr are part of a pattern and create... 

UN report paints mixed picture of global progress on MDG goals 

By: Brindaveni Naidoo     12th July 2011 Sustained growth in developing countries is keeping the world on track to reduce the global poverty rate to below 15% by 2015, the United Nations... 

More children to access Grade R

By: SA News     12th July 2011 The number of Gauteng Grade R learners is expected to increase to 92 000 in 2012 as the provincial Education Department plans to establish an... 

Gauteng allocates over R1bn for education 

By: SA News     12th July 2011 The Gauteng Department of Education will be spending more than R1-billion to improve the quality of teaching and learning in 1 183 underperforming... 

Prolonged strike action threat to job creation

By: SA News     12th July 2011 As strike action continues to grip the country, experts have warned that job creation could take a major blow.  

Gautrain start date creeps to August as underground water poses challenge 

By: Irma Venter     12th July 2011 The Johannesburg – Pretoria link of the Gautrain should open in “two to three weeks”, said Gautrain Management Agency CEO Jack van der Merwe on... 

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