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18 January 2017
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18 Jan 2017
 
 
Food prices hike December inflation by 0.2%
INFLATION
The consumer price index (CPI) inflation accelerated further to 6.8 percent year-on-year in December 2016 against market expectations of a moderation to 6.5 percent year-on-year, Statistics South...
Updated 3 minutes ago
 
 
SABC inquiry chair 'dismayed' by document leak
POLITICS
The chairperson of the parliamentary ad hoc committee looking into the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) board is "dismayed" that a working document from the inquiry has been leaked....
Updated 5 minutes ago
 
 
Ex-premier Senzo Mchunu a bitter attention seeker – KZN ANC
POLITICS
Former KwaZulu-Natal premier Senzo Mchunu "is not just ambitious, he is also desperate for attention", the African National Congress (ANC) in the province said on Wednesday after Mchunu issued a...
Updated 11 minutes ago
 
 
Alleged Gupta, SABC deals should be canned, if true - leaked document
POLITICS
Alleged improper deals between the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) and the Gupta-owned The New Age Media should be probed and, if there has been wrongdoing, be terminated. This is...
Updated 1 hour 34 minutes ago
 
 
IPPs ‘entitled’ to approach courts to force Eskom to sign PPAs
RENEWABLE ENERGY
A legal opinion secured by the South African Renewable Energy Council (Sarec) relating to the refusal by Eskom to conclude contracts with 37 independent power producers (IPPs) selected as preferred...
Updated 3 hours ago
 
 
Outa questions timing of publication of energy efficiency strategy, requests extension for comments
ENERGY
The Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse (Outa) on Wednesday called for an extension for public comments on the New Energy Efficiency Strategy (NEES), which was gazetted on December 23. The organisation...
Updated 4 hours ago
 
 
Gordhan takes a stand for emerging markets at WEF
WORLD ECONOMIC FORUM
Although the US as a super economic powerhouse impacts the rest of the world, emerging markets also matter to the global environment. This was the message from Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan on...
Updated 5 hours ago
 
 
AIC gives ANC March ultimatum on Matatiele agreement
POLITICS
The fragile African National Congress-led (ANC-led) coalitions in the Ekurhuleni and Rustenburg councils are again under threat as the party faces an ultimatum from the African Independent Congress...
Updated 5 hours ago
 
 
Mbete distances herself from report that she has entered ANC leadership race
POLITICS
African National Congress (ANC) national chairperson Baleka Mbete has distanced herself from media reports that she has entered the race to succeed President Jacob Zuma as party president. Mbete...
Updated 5 hours ago
 
 
Public Protector lays criminal charges over leaked Absa report
POLITICS
Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane has laid criminal charges with the police over the leaking of its draft Absa report, her office said on Tuesday. Spokesperson Oupa Segalwe told News24 the action...
Updated 5 hours ago
 
 
Draft report of SABC inquiry leaked on social media
POLITICS
The draft document compiled following the completion of the ad hoc committee hearing into the fitness of the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC's) board was leaked on social media on...
Updated 5 hours ago
 
 
ANC to review NDP at policy conference
POLITICS
The African National Congress (ANC) plans to review the successes and challenges of the National Development Plan (NDP) at its upcoming policy conference which set to be dominated by talks on...
Updated 5 hours ago
 
 
ANC slams Madonsela over Absa apartheid bailout report
POLITICS
The African National Congress (ANC) wants the Public Protector report linking Absa to billions of rands in bailout funds from the apartheid government made public. The party also criticised former...
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17 Jan 2017
 
 
 
Investment key to raising South Africa’s lagging growth potential – World Bank
ECONOMY
The World Bank says raising private investment in South Africa will be critical to increasing the country’s growth potential above its current estimate of only 1.3%, which is well below the...
 
 
Ramaphosa says SA has done well to survive a turbulent 2016
POLITICS
Deputy president Cyril Ramaphosa sought to deliver a message of hope as he addressed the country delegation at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, on Tuesday. Likening 2016 to the...
 
 
 
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