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ANC to ‘accelerate radical socio-economic transformation’
by Staff Writer — last modified Aug 01, 2019 07:24 PM
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Aug 02, 2019

The national executive committee (NEC) of the African National Congress (ANC) has also urged the parliamentary committee charged with amending the constitution to allow for expropriation of land without compensation to complete its work by the end of this year.

EWC a ‘real obstacle’ to agricultural job growth
by Staff Writer — last modified Aug 01, 2019 07:20 PM
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Aug 02, 2019

Agricultural body Agri SA said farming could play a bigger role in growing jobs, but was being undermined by policy uncertainty over expropriation without compensation, and poor economic growth.

Patients face long wait for ops
by Staff Writer — last modified Aug 01, 2019 07:17 PM
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Aug 02, 2019

More than 6 000 patients have been waiting for surgery for more than 6 months at Gauteng’s Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital.

Chinese laud Ramaphosa, but expect more
by Staff Writer — last modified Jul 31, 2019 09:43 PM
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Aug 01, 2019

The most senior Chinese diplomat in South Africa has expressed his admiration for South African President Cyril Ramaphosa, but called for more focused action to attract Chinese capital.

Strike vandalism condemned
by Staff Writer — last modified Jul 31, 2019 09:41 PM
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Aug 01, 2019

The government has criticised the vandalism and intimidation of the public by some among the South African Municipal Workers’ Union strikers in Tshwane.

Man blames horse for break-in
by Staff Writer — last modified Jul 31, 2019 09:37 PM
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Aug 01, 2019

A man has been arrested in Florida in the United States for attempting to break into a house – with some help from a horse.

Treasury says ‘urgent’ Eskom plan in pipeline
by Staff Writer — last modified Jul 30, 2019 11:22 PM
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Jul 31, 2019

The National Treasury said in response to ratings agency Fitch’s decision to maintain South Africa’s foreign and local currency credit ratings below investment grade that ‘tough decisions’ were needed.

Focus on State land for housing
by Staff Writer — last modified Jul 29, 2019 09:47 PM
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Jul 30, 2019

Debate in the National Council of Provinces (NCOP) has focused attention on State land in the Western Cape which the provincial government says could yield up to 93 000 ‘housing opportunities’.

SA population nears 60 million
by Staff Writer — last modified Jul 29, 2019 09:45 PM
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Jul 30, 2019

The latest figures from Stats SA show an increase in life expectancy and a decline in fertility rates.


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