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Four possible reasons why Nene was fired

Four possible reasons why Nene was fired

Four possible reasons why Nene was fired 2015-12-10 14:05 Johannesburg – Why did President Jacob Zuma fire Nhlanhla Nene as finance minister? He did not say, leaving the matter wide open to speculation and opposition politicians, analysts and members of the public are hypothesising myriad reasons. 1) Because of his reigning-in of South African Airways

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Tacit endorsement for Ramaphosa given at Cosatu congress

Tacit endorsement for Ramaphosa given at Cosatu congress 24 November 2015 Midrand-THE African National Congress (ANC) must uphold the principle of its deputy president ascending to the helm of the party and the highest office in the land, the Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) heard on Tuesday in a tacit endorsement of ANC

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10 people injured as thousands of PIKI TUP employees strike

10 people injured as thousands of PIKI TUP employees strike BY: JCT REPORTER 24 November 2015 Braamfontein-Thousands of PIKI TUP employees went on a strike on Tuesday morning at PIKI TUP Head office in Braamfontein,as a reaction to the suspension letters that they received on Friday, 20th of November 2015. All streets in Braamfontein were

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Public protector forced to close offices due to lack of cash

Public protector forced to close offices due to lack of cash 12 November 2015 JOHANNESBURG – The public protector’s office is feeling the financial crunch. Thuli Madonsela has been forced to shut down some of her regional offices, including one in Mpumalanga and another in Port Elizabeth. Earlier this year, Madonsela asked Parliament for an

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Wits Fees-Must-Fall turned to be nationwide student fees-must-fall

Wits Fees-Must-Fall turned to be nationwide student fees-must-fall BY: JCT REPORTER 23 OCTOBER 2015 Thousands of student across South African universities have been protesting against fee increases in the universities. Student leaders met the president Jacob Zuma and university leaders at the Union Building, Pretoria CBD. The  main reason was to discuss the issue of fees-must-fall in the

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NATIONAL GENERAL COUNCIL IS UNDER WAY

NATIONAL GENERAL COUNCIL IS UNDER WAY 09 Oct. 15 By: Mulweli Thavhanyedza and Immanuel Mushavhela The Fourth National General Council (NGC) of African National Congress (ANC) is under way in Gallagher Estates, Midrand Gauteng from the 9th October until the 11th of October 2015. The NGC is a forum where the ANC review its progress

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Supreme court dismisses Hlaudi Motsoeneng appeal

Supreme court dismisses Hlaudi Motsoeneng appeal “The Supreme Court of Appeal has dismissed the SABC COO’s bid against suspension and has upheld Thuli Madonsela’s recommendations”. The Supreme Court of Appeal has dismissed the appeal against part of a high court judgment that SABC chief operating officer Hlaudi Motsoeneng be suspended pending a disciplinary inquiry against

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COSATU CALLS WORKERS TO JOIN THE NATIONAL PROTECTED STRIKE ACTION

COSATU CALLS WORKERS TO JOIN THE NATIONAL PROTECTED STRIKE ACTION 06 October 2015 By: JCT REPORTER The Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU) is a trade union federation in South Africa. It was founded in 1985 and is the largest of the country’s three main trade union federations, with 21 affiliated trade unions, altogether

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Prolonged NUM strike will threaten Eskom coal supplies

Prolonged NUM strike will threaten Eskom coal supplies 05 October 2015 Johannesburg – Eskom does not expect the National Union of Mineworkers’ (NUM’s) strike in the coal sector to have an immediate effect on its coal supplies, but prolonged industrial action will deplete the power utility’s stockpiles. Over 30 000 NUM members went on strike

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Black challenger threatens ANC across South Africa’s racial divide

Black challenger threatens ANC across South Africa’s racial divide © Mike Hutchings/Reuters Mmusi Maimane, the first black leader of South Africa’s opposition Democratic Alliance (DA), addresses a DA election rally in Johannesburg 18 June 2015 Young, charismatic and pro-business, DA’s first black leader, Mmusi Maimane, could be the poster boy for the racially inclusive, socially

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