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Free higher education for poor, working class students

President Jacob Zuma has announced that government will introduce fully subsidised free higher education and training for poor and working-class South African undergraduate students, starting in 2018 with students in their first year of study at public universities. This will be done in a phased-in approach over a period of …

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Matshela Koko disciplinary hearing a joke, DA to lay charges, mulling over

Democratic Alliance (DA) will on Monday lay criminal charges against reinstated Eskom Chief Executive Officer, Matshele Koko. This takes after affirmed steps were taken by the Power Utility, clearing Koko of wrongdoing and along these lines gave him his job back, in spite of being “vigorously” involved in lucrative multi-million …

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SASSA CEO misrepresents R20 million on obviously offbeat KZN campaigns

South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) has been denounced for deriding, supply chain management procedures, purportedly for R20 million to back social grants campaign in KwaZulu Natal. The “expediently” exchange was obviously bolstered while South African Post Office (SAPO) was in the last stage to consent to an arrangement with …

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Minister meets with stakeholders on Steinhoff

Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba will today meet with various stakeholders to discuss developments at retail holding company Steinhoff International. The Minister’s meeting will include the CEO Initiative Manufacturing Circle, Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE), Government Employees Pension Fund (GEPF), Public Investment Corporation (PIC), South African Revenue Service (SARS), Financial Service Board …

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President Zuma must pay R6 million in legal expenses

The claims of State Capture in the report are to a great degree genuine. They add up to claims that  President Jacob Zuma and individuals from the Executive have practiced their forces, at any rate once in a while, not in people in general enthusiasm as they are required to do by the Constitution, but instead at the command of a private family and to encourage its monetary advantages.

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Chief Justice must delegate Judge in State Capture Commission of Inquiry

It never rained yet pours for President Jacob Zuma. He lost two cases in the same court managed by the same judge in a space of three working days. Right off the bat on Friday a week ago, North Gauteng High Court Judge Dustan Mlambo stripped him the forces to select the new National Director of Public Prosecutions (NDPP) to charge him on assertions of alleged 783 tallies of fraud, corruption, money laundering, and racketeering he is confronting. Also on Wednesday Judge Mlambo expelled his application to survey previous Public Protector Thuli Madonsela's remedial action which endorsed him to develop a Judicial Commission of Inquiry into State Capture, headed by a judge picked by Chief Justice. The application was expelled with taken a toll. Zuma should likewise by and by pay the expenses of the review procedures, which professedly could add up to anyplace between R4 million and R6 million. The court discovers that the President's direct in attempting to obstruct the arrival of the Public Protector's State of Capture Report was a "manhandle of legal process and citizens cash

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Road users be capable

The United Democratic Movement (UDM) calls on all road users to be dependable, cautious, restrained and to submit to the law, saying numerous mishaps are avoidable. The Movement Secretary General Bongani Msomi said in an announcement the nation can’t keep losing their lives in view of unroadworthy vehicles, over-burdening, plastered …

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DA calls for SASSA-SAPO consent to be tabled in Parliament

The Democratic Alliance (DA) respects the consenting to of the administrations arrangement between the South Africa Social Security Agency (SASSA) and the South Africa Post Office (SAPO) that will encourage the usage of a new social grants payment system from April 1, 2018. DA Shadow Minister of Social Advancement Bridget …

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Time for a real NDPP to Prosecute Zuma, says DA

The Democratic Alliance (DA) has welcomed a decision by North Gauteng High Court to strip President Jacob Zuma the powers to appoint the new National Director of Public Prosecutions (NDPP). The ruling is a sequel in which Judge Mlambo set aside to terminate the employment of former prosecutions boss Mxolisi Nxasana and …

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Cabinet approves new Eskom board

Eskom’s current interim Chairperson Zethembe Khoza will continue to head the power utility’s board for three years following Cabinet’s approval of a new board. In a statement on Friday, the Ministry of Public Enterprises announced that Cabinet has approved the nine member board that will serve a three-year term subject …

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