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27 July 2016
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SABC 4 must be reinstated, Labour Court rules
MEDIA
Four of the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) journalists that were axed by the broadcaster must be reinstated, the Labour Court in Johannesburg ruled on Tuesday. "The respondent's...
 
 
Tshwane Mayor Kgosientso Ramokgopa bows out
POLITICS
Outgoing Tshwane Mayor Kgosientso Ramokgopa on Tuesday bid farewell to the residents of South Africa’s capital city, saying he has done his best. "It’s one thing to run through a laundry list all...
 
 
ANC and DA in a shouting match over Mandela’s legacy
POLITICS
As election campaigning enters its last days, the Democratic Alliance (DA) on Tuesday responded to African National Congress (ANC) outrage at attempts to turn Nelson Mandela into a poster boy for...
 
 
SABC journalists looking forward to go back to work
STATE BROADCASTER
The four South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) journalists who secured their reinstatement in Johannesburg’s Labour Court on Tuesday said they were looking forward to going back to work at...
 
 
South Africa's Zuma seeks clarity on land expropriation bill
LAND
South African President Jacob Zuma has asked parliament to explain the process it followed in passing a bill allowing state expropriations of land to redress racial disparities in land ownership....
 
 
Battle won, but war must go on - Solidarity on SABC
MEDIA
The Labour Court’s ruling that four of the axed South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) journalists must be reinstated is the first victory in a larger battle against those in the broadcaster...
 
 
South Africa needs to rethink austerity – Gordhan
ECONOMY
South Africa cannot rely on austerity measures to reduce public debt and boost economic growth, as previously thought, Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan said on Tuesday. Gordhan has been trying to...
 
 
 
 
Supply, demand fundamentals remain challenging – Kumba Iron Ore
IRON-ORE
While iron-ore prices seem to have stabilised, supply and demand fundamentals remain challenging, outgoing Kumba Iron Ore CEO Norman Mbazima said on Tuesday. Speaking at the Anglo American group...
 
 
Namibia to abolish visa requirements for all Africans – President Geingob
VISA
Namibian President Gage Geingob says the country will soon start issuing African passport holders with visas on arrival at ports of entry as a first step towards the eventual abolition of all visa...
 
 
#ThisFlag campaigner not going home to Zimbabwe
POLITICS
Reunited with his family in South Africa, Evan Mawarire, 39, the part-time pastor of a small, informal Harare congregation, and architect of Zimbabwe’s fast-growing social media protest site, #This...
 
 
'DA a Trojan Horse of apartheid, draped in the deceptive colours of non-racism'
POLITICS
The African National Congress (ANC) has once again slammed the Democratic Alliance’s (DA's) "appropriation" of former president Nelson Mandela for its election campaigns. Gloves came off as the war...
 
 
Ndlovu to head Anglo coal
COAL
Anglo American Platinum (Amplats) operational processing executive head July Ndlovu has been appointed CEO of Anglo American’s coal business in South Africa. This follows the appointment of Themba...
 
 
Judgment to be handed down in 'SABC 4' case
JUDGMENT
Four of the journalists the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) fired will hear on Tuesday if their Labour Court case against the public broadcaster has been successful. Judgment will be...
 
 
South Sudan's Salva Kiir replaces Riek Machar
VIOLENCE
South Sudanese President Salva Kiir has replaced his vice president and rival Riek Machar following a sharp surge in violence between the government and opposition fighters in the five-year-old...
 
 
ANC hoping to retain majority in Karoo
POLITICS
The African National Congress' (ANC's) Central Karoo constituency office in Beaufort West is a hive of activity as it makes its final push in what is expected to be a tight contest in the August 3...
 
 
 
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