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Vuyo Mvoko had his contract terminated in June last year, after criticising the SABC in a newspaper article over alleged censorship.
“Mvoko is not employed by the SABC”

Wednesday 22 February 2017 10:15

The South African Broadcasting Corporation says Vuyo Mvoko is not an employee of the public broadcaster, but had a contract under an Independent Contractors Agreement.

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Ben Bierman of  Business Partners Limited says tax hikes will probably be lenient on SME's.
SMEs optimistic of economic growth despite looming tax hikes

Monday 20 February 2017 11:09

As all eyes will be fixed on Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan’s Wednesday budget speech, SME’s are optimistic that economic growth is certain despite projected tax increase announcement.

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N West ANC secretary, Dakota Legoete, refutes allegations that Brian Molefe's nomination as MP Parliament has been done under-handedly.
N West ANC refutes claims of underhandedness in Molefe's MP nomination

Monday 20 February 2017 10:00

North West ANC secretary, Dakota Legoete, has refuted allegations that Brian Molefe's nomination as a Member of Parliament from the province has been done under-handedly.

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Dr Tumi's latest album gets rave reviews

Sunday 19 February 2017 11:00

Gospel sensation Dr Tumi's album Heart of a King is receiving praises and accolades.

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Violence seen at SONA 2017.
"Political leaders must be responsive to people's needs"

Thursday 16 February 2017 11:56

United Democratic Movement member of parliament, Nqabayomzi Kwankwa says South Africans are angry at political leaders for using institutions of democracy to settle personal and political scores.

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The hearings are aimed at finding out why deaths at initiation schools continue to happen.
CRL launches hearings on initiates' deaths

Thursday 16 February 2017 09:55

Wednesday the Commission for the Promotion and Protection of the Rights of Cultural, Religious and Linguistics launched hearings on the deaths of young people at initiation schools.

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University of Johannesburg Chairperson for African Diplomacy and Foreign Policy Dr Chris Landsberg says there is a lot behind the calls made by President Trump.
Trump reaching out to Africas strongest economies is not surprising

Wednesday 15 February 2017 09:11

University of Johannesburg's Chris Landsberg says there is a lot behind Monday's calls made by US President Donald Trump to President Jacob Zuma and Nigerian President Muhammad Buhari.

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Chaotic scenes of violence and name calling seen at SONA.
"Chaos in parliament a reflection of what is happening in the country"

Wednesday 15 February 2017 08:00

Director at the Allan Gray Centre for Leadership Ethics, Pedro Tabensky, says the state of Parliament shows a disenchantment with the current political order, a betrayal of SA by the ruling party.

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Secretary to Parliament Gengezi Mgidlana says that not much has changed on security procedures at Parliament.
SANDF on standby at SONA: Mgidlana

Thursday 9 February 2017 12:05

Secretary to Parliament Gengezi Mgidlana says the SANDF members deployed to Parliament ahead of SONA have no role.

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Deputy Speaker of the National Assembly Lechesa Tsenoli says no restrictions have been placed on the media.
No media restrictions at SONA: Tsenoli

Wednesday 8 February 2017 09:11

Deputy Speaker of the National Assembly Lechesa Tsenoli says media will not be in any way restricted at the State of the Nation Address in Parliament.

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Mashaba to reintegrate City Power, Joburg Water and PikitUp

Tuesday 31 January 2017 07:29

Johannesburg Mayor Herman Mashaba says he plans to reintegrate city owned entities, so the people can be held accountable.

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NSFAS Spokesperson Kagiso Mamabolo says NSFAS has provided the cash flow needed by universities to register students.
NSFAS provides funding for registrations

Thursday 26 January 2017 10:10

NSFAS has paid R1.3 billion to 26 public universities, a figure set aside to advance payment of registration fees for new students from disadvantaged backgrounds.

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The report warns that more countries' scores fell instead of improving from the previous year.
"SA ranked amongst countries with serious corruption problem"

Thursday 26 January 2017 09:09

The latest Corruption Perceptions Index by Transparency International has just been released.

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Gauteng Department of Health spokesperson Steve Mabona says the department will abide by whatever outcome the ombudsman puts forward.
Report on deaths of psychiatric patients handed over to Ombudsman

Wednesday 25 January 2017 08:53

Tuesday marked the deadline for Gauteng Health MEC Qedani Mahlangu to respond to the draft interim report into circumstances surrounding the deaths of 39 psychiatric patients.

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The number of people who died after an air force plane attacked a refugee camp in Nigeria has risen to 90.
Rann death toll rises

Monday 23 January 2017 08:01

The number of people who died after an air force plane attacked a refugee camp in Nigeria has risen to 90.

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Movements recorded at ports of entry nationally increased by 3.78%.
South Africa continues to attract travellers: Gigaba

Thursday 19 January 2017 10:33

The number of tourists who visit South Africa over the festive season has gone up.

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Minister of Transport Dipuo Peters says the deaths on our roads could have been avoided.
Harsher penalties for road offences: Peters

Wednesday 11 January 2017 09:48

Minister of Transport Dipuo Peters says the main cause of the high number of deaths over the festive season is alcohol and speeding.

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Many people take to alcohol, drugs and other substances to cope with situations that they cannot bare.
Sadag warns against mixing medication and alcohol

Wednesday 11 January 2017 08:50

South African Depression and Anxiety Group's operations manager Tracy Feinstein says it is not advisable to mix medication with alcohol.

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South Africa should not only aim for good matric results but also a good retention rate.
"More attention must be put on lower grades to improve matric results"

Monday 9 January 2017 10:00

Education analyst, Professor Mary Metcalfe, says South Africa's fascination with matric results distracts from the fact that the results are a culmination of 12 years of schooling.

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ANC general treasurer Zweli Mkhize says other provinces do not have the required infrastructure to host big events.
ANC in good financial position: Mkhize

Sunday 8 January 2017 10:47

ANC general treasurer Zweli Mkhize says the ANC is in a good financial position.

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