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SONA 2016: what President Zuma needs to tell SA

Wednesday 10 February 2016 11:28

South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma will give his 2016 State of the Nation Address on February 11 to outline key government business for the year ahead.

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Support for SA's democracy has decreased: Survey

Tuesday 9 February 2016 20:54

More than 60% of South Africans would give up the right to vote if a government can deliver basic services like water, healthcare, housing and security.

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Stocks slide as resources wilt, rand strengthens

Tuesday 9 February 2016 18:58

South African stocks ended in the red for the second consecutive day on Tuesday.

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This day in history: De Klerk announces the release of Mandela

Tuesday 9 February 2016 17:06

This week marks 26 years since the release of President Nelson Mandela from prison.

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AMCU threatens to strike at Sibanye Gold over wage deal

Tuesday 9 February 2016 16:53

AMCU said on Tuesday it would serve Sibanye Gold with a notice to strike because the bullion producer failed to sign a wage agreement with the worker's group.

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Zuma not genuine: Floyd Shivambu

Tuesday 9 February 2016 10:05

Economic Freedom Fighter’s Deputy President, Floyd Shivambu says they know that that President Jacob Zuma’s offer to pay back the money is not a genuine offer.

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Veterinary Association seeks to improve lives of pets

Tuesday 9 February 2016 09:45

South African Veterinary Association says educating communities about primary health care is extremely important to achieve proper care for their pets.

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Project aims to bring people closer to Joburg City

Tuesday 9 February 2016 09:18

Executive Mayor of Johannesburg Parks Tau says they are working on bringing people closer to the City of Johannesburg with the Corridors Of Freedom project.

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Rand slides, stocks snap three days of gains

Monday 8 February 2016 18:42

South Africa's rand weakened on Monday, extending Friday's sell-off as investors shed risky assets on persistent concern over the pace of global growth.

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Pikoli mum on Mbeki’s latest letter

Monday 8 February 2016 17:20

Former National Director of Public Prosecutions Vusi Pikoli says he will not respond to former President Thabo Mbeki's letter.

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The provider of non-asset backed loans, said headline earnings per shares (EPS) would likely be up 27% at most.
Capitec Bank says full-year profit may jump 27%

Monday 8 February 2016 12:05

Capitec Bank flagged a rise in annual profit of up to 27% on Monday, surpassing market expectations and sending its shares higher.

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Call to exclude Guptas not an attack on journalists: Ndlozi

Sunday 7 February 2016 13:17

The EFF says the call for the exclusion of Gupta-owned media houses from EFF events, is not an attack on journalists who work for the specified organisations.

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Govt seeks ways to prevent economy decline: Ramaphosa

Sunday 7 February 2016 06:47

African National Congress Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa says government is seeking ways to prevent the economy from declining.

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Tokyo Sexwale says the continent needs a person who understands what ails football in Africa and he is that man.
Sexwale confident of FIFA win despite CAF snub

Saturday 6 February 2016 17:42

African Businessman Tokyo Sexwale says he is pushing on with the race to be Football World Governing body FIFA's next president.

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Proteas looking forward to taking on England

Saturday 6 February 2016 11:10

The Proteas will be looking to level matters when they take on England in the second One Day International match at St Georges Park in Port Elizabeth.

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Malema sings different 'Gupta media' tune

Friday 5 February 2016 19:38

EFF leader Julius Malema has emphasised he has no personal vendetta against Gupta media journalists in their private capacities.

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Researchers found that basic foods such as cooking oil, margarine, maize meal and flour have gone up by above 15%.
Food prices likely to rise even further in 2016: Study

Friday 5 February 2016 17:37

The National Agricultural Marketing Council predicts that food prices are likely to rise even further in the next coming months.

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80 miners rescued after an underground shaft collapse

Friday 5 February 2016 12:44

Around 80 miners have so far been rescued after this morning's underground shaft collapse at Vantage Goldfields' Lilly Mine near Barberton in Mpumalanga.

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SA Idols season 12 in full swing

Friday 5 February 2016 12:28

Idols South Africa season 12 is in full swing! Scores of singing hopefuls from KwaZulu-Natal descended on Durban's Playhouse to audition.

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Gordhan’s ‘Eskom stake proposal’ irks union

Friday 5 February 2016 11:00

The South African Municipal Workers Union (Samwu) says Minister of Finance Pravin Gordhan's alleged proposal that a 49% stake of Eskom should be sold to private shareholders, is a terrible idea.

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