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Lessons learned from tackling corruption

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa says one of the lessons government has learned as it tackles corruption is that the management of State-owned enterprises (SOEs) should be the job of experienced professionals. The Deputy President was answering questions in the National Assembly on Thursday. African National Congress (ANC) Member of Parliament (MP) Daphne Rantho had asked what lessons government has drawn …

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Catch Queen B’s Paris takeover on Top Billing

Fan favourite and media personality Bonang Matheba heads to the fashion capital of the world Paris, and Top Billing is there to catch all the glitz, glam and fashion. Queen B visits Paris in time for the Spring / Summer 2017 Paris Fashion week where not only did she take front row for designer John Galliano’s collection but starred in …

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DA, EFF welcomes the long overdue removal of Myeni

Democratic Alliance (DA) and Economic Freedom Fighters on Thursday welcomed the removal of Dudu Myeni as the chairperson of the South African Airways, both saying her axing was long overdue. While the EFF National Spokesperson Mbuyiseni Ndlozi said Myeni was for more than 8 years a menace to the airline, DA Shadow Minister of Finace Alf Lees believed fired SAA …

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Communities will benefit from multi-million rand road upgrade

Lephalale Municipality spokesperson Conscious Chiloane said this significant milestone multi-million rand project will see the reconstruction of the 47.6 kilometres. She said the road would service 13 villages, covering 3 Wards that struggled with transportation due to their dilapidated conditions. Chiloane said the villages that would benefit from the upgraded Rietfontein Road [D3102 and D3114] were Sefithlogo, Morwe, Botshabelo, Moong, Segale, Botsalanong, Kopanong, Kgobagodimo and Letlora, adding that while the upgrading of Road D3109 would benefit residents from Kiti, Motsweding, Dipompopong and Mokuruanyane.

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President reshuffles National Executive

In a statement by the Presidency on Tuesday, President Zuma anounced that:President Jacob Zuma has announced changes to the National Executive. –       Hlengiwe Mkhize has been appointed as the Minister of Higher Education and Training –       Ayanda Dlodlo is the Minister of Home Affairs –       Mmamaloko Kubayi is the Minister of Communications –       David Mahlobo is the Minister of Energy …

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Government to honour OR Tambo with life-size statue

The statue will be unveiled at OR Tambo International Airport, which was renamed from Johannesburg International Airport on October 27,2006 on what would have been the stalwart’s 89th birthday.President Jacob Zuma will on Thursday unveil a life-size statue of struggle stalwart Oliver Reginald Tambo as part of his centenary celebrations. “The ceremony will honour and celebrate Mr Tambo’s great life …

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Apply early for financial aid

Higher Education and Training Minister Blade Nzimande has encouraged learners and students needing financial aid to submit their applications early. “It is very important for students, parents and guardians to know that the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) will not open another window for new applications after this November 30 cut-off date – as doing so will delay the …

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SABC Board members appointed

President Jacob Zuma has announced the new Board members of the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC). The President said in a statement on Tuesday he appointed the new Board members in terms of the South African Broadcasting Act (Act no. 4 of 1999), on the recommendation of the National Assembly. Zuma said board members were appointed with immediate effect to …

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