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Polity – News this week

By: Bradley Dubbelman     27th May 2010 A roundup of news this week. 

Solidarity’s affirmative action case postponed

By: Sapa     27th May 2010 Solidarity's court action against the Correctional Services Department over affirmative action practices, was postponed to September in the... 

SA signs nuclear deal with Algeria

By: Sapa     27th May 2010 The South African government has signed a nuclear agreement with Algeria, the Energy Department announced on Wednesday.  

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“Corruption, nepotism” affecting SA — Amnesty

By: Sapa     27th May 2010 Corruption and nepotism are affecting service delivery in South Africa, Amnesty International said on Thursday.  

Malema brings toilet protest delegation to Parliament 

By: Sapa     26th May 2010 African National Congress Youth League (ANCYL) president Julius Malema on Wednesday brought members of the branch that vandalised township toilets... 

Questions over Cope future surface  

By: Sapa     26th May 2010 Questions over the Congress of the People's (Cope's) immediate future surfaced on Wednesday after a paper outlining a "worse case scenario" lent... 

Local debt levels remain too high – SARB economist

By: Creamer Media Reporter      26th May 2010 Local debt levels were still too high for South Africa to be able to "proudly confirm" that it was out of the woods in terms of the global economic... 

Malema calls for moratorium on mining licences ahead of nationalisation  

By: Sapa     26th May 2010 African National Congress Youth League (ANCYL) president Julius Malema has urged an immediate moratorium on the issuing of mining licences to... 

May be room for rate cut in SA — OECD

By: Sapa     26th May 2010 There may be room for an additional policy rate cut in South Africa from the current level of 6,5%, the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and... 

Invest in SA’s economy — Motlanthe

By: SANews, SA government news service     26th May 2010 The strengthening and enhancement of South Africa’s political, economic and commercial relations with Turkey is critical for the advancement of... 

Piracy could spread to other parts of Africa — Radebe

By: Sapa     26th May 2010 Piracy off the coast of Somalia will spread to other parts of the continent unless urgent interventions are made to stop it, Justice and... 

Eskom granted interdict to prevent 'unlawful' strike

By: Terence Creamer     26th May 2010 Power utility Eskom was granted an urgent court interdict late on Tuesday preventing union members from participating in industrial action from May... 

ANCYL rejects as ‘lies’ reports of W Cape vandalism call 

By: Sapa     25th May 2010 The African National Congress Youth League's (ANCYL) national office has rejected as "lies" reports that its Dullah Omar branch plans to vandalise... 

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