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8 October 2015
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08 Oct 2015
SABC responds after SCA orders Motsoeneng suspended, vindicates Madonsela
The Supreme Court of Appeal ruled on Thursday that South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) chief operating officer Hlaudi Motsoeneng must be suspended and face disciplinary charges as ordered...
Updated 3 hours ago
Kohler Barnard to face the music
The fate of former Democratic Alliance (DA) shadow minister for police, Dianne Kohler Barnard will be decided on Friday when the party's disciplinary hearing sits to hear her response to charges...
Updated 2 hours 19 minutes ago
Mbeki slams Economic Partnership Agreements with EU as unfair and unbalanced
Former South African President Thabo Mbeki has slammed the Economic Partnership Agreements (EPAs) which the European Union (EU) has signed with developing countries, because he says they put...
Updated 5 hours ago
Nuclear incompatible with renewables-heavy mix – Fraunhofer Institute
The technical and economic challenges associated with the large-scale deployment of renewable-energy had largely been solved, Professor Dr Clemens Hoffmann of Germany’s Fraunhofer Institute for...
Updated 2 hours 40 minutes ago
Thousands head for ANC National General Council
More than 4 000 delegates are making their way to Gauteng for the much-awaited African National Congress (ANC) National General Council (NGC), Secretary General Gwede Mantashe said on Thursday. “As...
Updated 5 hours ago
Chikane document will not be discussed at NGC - Mantashe
African National Congress (ANC) veteran Frank Chikane's document on the problems facing the ruling party will not be discussed at the National General Council (NGC), secretary general Gwede...
Updated 3 hours ago
S Africa needs to increase its R&D budget, says Deputy President
The South African government has recognised the need to increase the country's research and development (R&D) budget. This was stated by Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa on Thursday at the Council...
Updated 6 hours ago
Doctors Without Borders says Afghan hospital strikes were deliberate
The US airstrikes that destroyed a hospital belonging to Doctors Without Borders in the northern Afghan city of Kunduz was "a deliberate attack", a top official charged on Thursday. "The trauma...
Updated 1 hour 37 minutes ago
No 'bouncers' for Parliament joint sittings... yet
Parliament's full joint rules committee will have to decide if so-called 'bouncers' can be called in to deal with unruly members during joint sittings. This is after the sub-committee on joint...
Updated 3 hours ago
Mugabe remains first choice of 'terrified' Zimbabweans
Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe is more popular than his long-standing rival, former prime minister Morgan Tsvangirai, a survey has revealed. The research by the Mass Public Opinion Institute...
Updated 3 hours ago
We are not in lobola negotiations here - EFF MP
The joint rules sub-committee meeting in Parliament took a strange turn on Thursday when Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) MP Sam Matiase likened the deadlock to lobola negotiations. The...
Updated 1 hour 58 minutes ago
Manufacturing set to continue to stall
A weak rand‚ coupled with a slowdown in the Chinese economy‚ look set to ensure that manufacturing in SA continues to stall‚ says Dennis de Jong‚ managing director at UFX.com. “SA’s manufacturing...
Updated 3 hours ago
Heat wave not affecting power supply, says Eskom
Gauteng's current heat wave has not affected power consumption during the critical peak period, Eskom said in a statement on Thursday. Although the simmering heat heightens electricity demand...
Updated 3 hours ago
SCA orders Motsoeneng suspended, vindicates Madonsela
The Supreme Court of Appeal ruled on Thursday that SABC chief operating officer Hlaudi Motsoeneng must be suspended and face disciplinary charges as ordered by Public Protector Thuli Madonsela,...
Updated 3 hours ago
SAfrican Parliamentary probe finds against its security head and deputy
Allegations of security breaches, insubordination and management failures have emerged from an investigation into the suspended head of Parliamentary Protection Services Zelda Holtzman and her...
Updated 3 hours ago
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