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Southern Ocean temperature increases alarming: Molewa

Monday 27 October 2014 17:13

The Southern Ocean between South Africa and Antarctica is experiencing the fastest temperature increase in the world and this affects South Africa.

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Nkandla investigation expected to drag on

Thursday 23 October 2014 21:06

The National Assembly has approved a motion to extend the deadline of the Ad hoc Committee dealing with the various reports into the private security upgrades of President Jacob Zuma's Nkandla home.

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Political parties's reactions to mid-term budget

Wednesday 22 October 2014 17:49

Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene should have placed more emphasis on dealing with wasteful expenditure according to the United Democratic Movement (UDM).

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Medium-term budget policy expectations

Wednesday 22 October 2014 14:13

Cutting down on government expenditure, increasing economic growth and reducing the current deficit in the economy are some of the issues uppermost for most political parties.

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ANC Secretary Gwede Mantashe says the ruling party should   de-legitimise and weaken coalitions formed by opposition parties.
Mantashe: ANC must delegitimise, weaken opposition coalitions

Sunday 12 October 2014 17:54

ANC Secretary Gwede Mantashe has called on ANC Mp's to use their numbers to take charge and make decisions in parliament.

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DA, COPE add voice against water shortages

Thursday 25 September 2014 14:05

The DA says Water and Sanitation Minister, Nomvula Mokonyane, and representatives from Rand Water have failed to arrive at an emergency meeting in Kempton Park to address water crisis in Gauteng.

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She is charged with 23 counts of fraud, six of money laundering and one of theft.   
Former COPE treasurer back in court

Wednesday 17 September 2014 07:30

Former COPE Treasurer Hildagrade Ndude is expected to appear in the Belville Specialised Commercial Crime Court in Cape Town for the 12th time on Wednesday.

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COPE slams 'unwarranted' attack on Judge Masipa

Monday 15 September 2014 12:45

The Congress of the People says the attacks on Judge Thokozile Masipa is unwarranted and unfair.

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COPE says President Jacob Zuma should lead by example and respect Madonsela’s findings and recommendations on Nkandla
Zuma's response to Madonsela a delaying tactic: COPE

Friday 12 September 2014 20:19

COPE says President Jacob Zuma's questioning of the powers of the Public Protector is a delaying tactic on the President's part.

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Lekota raises concerns over E Cape murder

Sunday 7 September 2014 18:25

Cope leader Mosioua Lekota has raised questions surrounding the investigation into the murder of a 19-year-old woman from Dutywa in the Eastern Cape.

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ANC councillors must be held accountable

Monday 1 September 2014 05:20

The Democratic Alliance (DA) says African National Congress (ANC) councillors in the Oudtshoorn Municipality in the Little Karoo, should be held personally responsible for wasting taxpayers' money.

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Dismissed Oudtshoorn councillors to know their fate

Wednesday 27 August 2014 06:06

Judgment is expected in the Western Cape High Court on Wednesday in an application by 12 Oudtshoorn councillors to be reinstated.

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ANC must take responsibility for Parliament chaos: Lekota

Friday 22 August 2014 05:54

Political parties have reacted to the most chaotic day in Parliament's history.

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IFP MP Mario Ambrosini died at his home on Saturday following a 16 month long battle with cancer
Police open inquest docket into Ambrosini’s death

Wednesday 20 August 2014 20:23

Police have confirmed opening an inquest docket into the death of Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP) MP Mario Ambrosini.

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Govt won't amend constitution for NDPP appointment

Tuesday 19 August 2014 06:15

President Jacob Zuma says government will not amend the constitution to make new provision for the appointment of the National Director of Public Prosecutions (NDPP).

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President Jacob Zuma says a system is in place to disqualify those who misrepresented their qualifications
Zuma warns against fake qualifications

Thursday 14 August 2014 06:03

President Jacob Zuma says applicants who misrepresent their qualifications will not be allowed to join the Public Service.

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President Zuma says departments are compelled to verify candidates before they can be appointed.
Misrepresentation of qualifications will not be tolerated: Zuma

Wednesday 13 August 2014 14:18

President Jacob Zuma says applicants who misrepresent their qualifications will not be allowed to join the Public Service.

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The DA grew by over 50% in KwaZulu-Natal during this year’s election.
Parties to battle it out in W Cape, KZN by- elections

Wednesday 2 July 2014 07:25

More than 3000 registered voters are eligible to make their mark in Wednesday's by-election at Rheenendal near Knysna in the Southern Cape.

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MaMbeki accorded a provincial official funeral

Sunday 8 June 2014 20:32

Struggle icon, Epainette Mbeki is expected to be accorded a provincial official funeral next Saturday.

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MaMbeki dies at 98

Saturday 7 June 2014 09:09

Former president Thabo Mbeki’s mother, Epainette, affectionately known as Mambeki, has passed on at the age of 98.

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