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Progress SA challenges speaker to refuse UCT invite
by Staff Writer — last modified Aug 05, 2019 06:21 PM
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Aug 06, 2019

The student organisation also urged Dr Steven Salaita, whom it described as an ‘anti-academic freedom activist’ to change the topic of his intended TB Davie Memorial Lecture to promote academic freedom ‘rather than trashing it’.

ANC announces no confidence vote in Mashaba
by Staff Writer — last modified Aug 05, 2019 06:18 PM
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Aug 06, 2019

The African National Congress (ANC) intends to table a motion of no confidence against Johannesburg’s Democratic Alliance (DA) mayor Herman Mashaba on 22 August.

ANC woes in WC
by Staff Writer — last modified Aug 05, 2019 06:15 PM
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Aug 06, 2019

The national executive committee (NEC) of the African National Congress (ANC) has disbanded the party’s provincial executive in the Western Cape.

IMF bail-out in SA could have ‘happy ending’
by Staff Writer — last modified Aug 04, 2019 09:12 PM
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Aug 05, 2019

Author and political scientist R W Johnson argues that a bail-out from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) would ‘bring down the curtain on a disastrous period of misgovernance and force proper structural reform to be undertaken at last’.

Mkhwebane in bank probe - reports
by Staff Writer — last modified Aug 04, 2019 09:09 PM
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Aug 05, 2019

Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane’s personal bank account is under investigation by First National Bank (FNB) for possible exchange-control violations, according to reports.

Third SOE chief quits
by Staff Writer — last modified Aug 05, 2019 08:01 AM
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Aug 05, 2019

The resignation of Mark Barnes as Group CEO of the SA Post Office brings to three the number of chief executives of state-owned enterprises to resign in as many months.

Hawks trying to ‘obfuscate’ media concerns
by Staff Writer — last modified Aug 02, 2019 06:46 PM
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Aug 03, 2019

The South African National Editors’ Forum (SANEF) has accused the Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation (DPCI), or the Hawks, for trying to ‘obfuscate serious issues’ about ‘policing agencies harassing journalists’.


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