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Minister Nhlanhla Nene says a revitalisation of the agricultural sector is needed.
Nene laments effects of drought on farm production

Friday 28 August 2015 05:44

Minister of Finance Nhlanhla Nene has acknowledged that the recent drought in the country has affected the productivity of farmers and is responsible for the current food price fluctuations.

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Executive, judiciary commit to working together

Thursday 27 August 2015 20:34

The executive and the judiciary have agreed to work together to ensure that attacks on either side do not happen.

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The board's decision on new municipal boundaries has been met with fierce objections.
Municipal Demarcation Board proposes new boundaries to IEC

Thursday 27 August 2015 20:02

The Municipal Demarcation Board is sticking to its guns regarding new municipalities and wards boundaries.

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‘Snake-feeding’ pastor in hot water again

Thursday 27 August 2015 19:31

The controversial snake-feeding pastor is in hot water again as Soshanguve residents are spitting fire after learning that Penuel Mnguni had been conducting services at Ayanda Primary School hall.

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President Zuma, judges seek to 'heal rifts'

Thursday 27 August 2015 12:35

The much-anticipated meeting between President Jacob Zuma and members of the judiciary is under way at the Union Buildings in Pretoria.

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 Musician Vusi Nova says he is living his dream.   
Vusi Nova promises to thrill fans at Moretele Festival

Thursday 27 August 2015 09:00

R& B musician Vusi Nova says that he is pleased with how he is career is turning out.

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McBride, Nhleko battle goes to court

Thursday 27 August 2015 06:12

Robert McBride is expected to start his constitutional challenge regarding Police Minister Nathi Nhleko's powers to suspend him in a case starting at the High Court in Pretoria on Thursday.

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Zuma to meet Mogoeng over criticisms of judiciary

Thursday 27 August 2015 05:30

President Jacob Zuma will attempt to heal rifts between his government and the judiciary at a meeting at the Union Buildings on Thursday morning.

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SA man killed in Mali hotel attack laid to rest

Wednesday 26 August 2015 19:42

The South African killed in Mali during an attack three weeks ago, Jaco Janse van Rensburg, has been laid to rest in Pretoria West.

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EFF leader, Julius Malema, was addressing students ahead of SRC elections on Thursday.
Violence breaks out at TUT as Malema addresses students

Wednesday 26 August 2015 17:54

The Tshwane University of Technology says no violence will be tolerated on any of its campuses.

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Motsoaledi discharged from Hospital

Wednesday 26 August 2015 17:40

Health Minister Dr. Aaron Motsoaledi has been discharged from hospital on Wednesday afternoon following his admission to Steve Biko Academic Hospital.

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GDP growth, weakened by 1.3% in the second quarter of this year, compared to the first quarter.
Technical recession on the cards: Analyst

Wednesday 26 August 2015 10:05

Senior Lecture at School of Economy and Business Science at Wits University, Lumkile Mondi, says South Africa could have a technical recession.

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We will appeal the verdict: Lawyer

Tuesday 25 August 2015 20:46

The defence lawyer for the eight former policemen found guilty of murdering Mozambican taxi driver, Mido Macia, says his team will appeal the verdict.

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Greenpeace protesters demand transparency on nuclear investments

Tuesday 25 August 2015 16:27

A group of Greenpeace Africa activists protested outside the Department of Energy in Pretoria about perceived lack of transparency on the country's planned nuclear investments.

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Former policemen convicted of murder in Macia's case

Tuesday 25 August 2015 13:47

Eight former policeman charged with the murder of Mozambican Mido Macia have been convicted of murder.

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Judge accuses policeman of submitting various versions of Macia death

Tuesday 25 August 2015 12:16

Judge Bert Bam has accused one of the former eight police officers charged with the murder of Mido Macia of submitting various versions about the death.

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Madonsela exposes corrupt individuals at Prasa

Tuesday 25 August 2015 05:36

Public Protector Thuli Madonsela has named and shamed some of the companies and individuals implicated in the irregular awarding of tenders at the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (Prasa).

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Ramaphosa allays fears of SA energy crisis

Monday 24 August 2015 15:16

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has had to allay fears in the Japanese business sector over South Africa's energy crisis and labour market instability.

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Alleged police killer to appear in court

Monday 24 August 2015 05:13

A suspect is expected to appear in court on Monday following a major breakthrough in the recent spate of police killings in Gauteng.

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Atteridgeville alleged police killers nabbed

Sunday 23 August 2015 17:42

Two suspects, a man and a woman, have been arrested in connection with the death of a police officer at Atteridgeville west of Pretoria over the weekend.

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