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1 August 2014
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Public Enterprises to study High Court order
PUBLIC ENTERPRISES
Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown is to study the Pretoria High Court’s judgement regarding a class action suit against Transnet. This after the high court, on Thursday, granted an order to...
Updated 3 hours ago
 
 
Intelligentsia needed to help Africa – Mbeki
STRATEGY
Former president Thabo Mbeki has suggested that African intelligentsia be brought back into crucial processes, as was the case in the 1960s and 70s, to help with the continent's "pressing...
Updated 5 hours ago
 
 
Sisulu mulls formation of a women’s construction bank
CONSTRUCTION
Human Settlements Minister Lindiwe Sisulu was considering the formation of a Women Construction Bank to focus on financing women-led cooperatives and construction companies involved in community...
Updated 2 hours 23 minutes ago
 
 
US government to test Ebola vaccine on humans – reports
ebola vaccine
The US government will begin testing on people an experimental Ebola vaccine as early as September, after seeing positive results from tests on primates, according to media reports on Thursday. The...
Updated 1 hour 3 minutes ago
 
 
Ugandan court rules anti-homosexuality law unconstitutional
anti-homosexuality law
A Ugandan court on Friday struck down an anti-homosexuality law that punishes gay sex with long jail sentences after Ugandans opposed to the law filed a constitutional petition alleging that the...
Updated 59 minutes ago
 
 
PMI contracts for fourth consecutive month on strikes
MANUFACTURING
The seasonally adjusted Kagiso Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) has contracted for the fourth consecutive month, signalling the manufacturing sector’s continued subpar performance. The index...
Updated 2 hours 47 minutes ago
 
 
Sanral secrecy bid worries NGOs
ROADS
Two non-governmental organisations (NGOs) raised concerns on Thursday about Sanral's application for certain court documents and court hearings to be kept secret. "Our concern is that the degree of...
Updated 5 hours ago
 
 
Ebola patient coming to US as aid workers' health worsens
EBOLA OUTBREAK
A US aid worker who was infected with the deadly Ebola virus while working in West Africa will be flown to the US to be treated in a high-security ward at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta,...
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