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Trade and Industry Minister urges private sector to buy local

JOHANNESBURG, April 3 – Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies said on Monday that government needed strong persuasive initiatives to secure greater private sector support for local manufacturing given their significant procurement spend. Davies said in a statement that these initiatives included providing further support for Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment (BB-BEE), and better alignment between […]

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Zuma appoints three JSC members

JOHANNESBURG, April 3 (ANA) – President Jacob Zuma has appointed Advocate Thandi Norman SC, Advocate Thabani Masuku and Sifiso Msomi as members of the Judicial Service Commission (JSC). In a statement issued by Dr Bongani Ngqulunga on Monday, the Presidency said Zuma made the appointments in terms of the Constitution after consulting leaders of parties […]

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RSA Group denies being part of a cartel, claims Competition Commission’s allegations based on misconceptions

JOHANNESBURG, April 3 (ANA) – The RSA Group has denied involvement in the alleged collusion and cartel conduct of Gauteng fresh produce market agents, saying that the allegations were based on misconceptions of how the markets operate. The RSA Group, an agent that serves as a market intermediary between farmers and buyers of freshly produced […]

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Attacks damage service delivery, says KZN health head

DURBAN – KwaZulu-Natal health department head Sifiso Mtshali on Sunday condemned the continued criminal attacks on healthcare facilities and personnel, which has forced yet another clinic in the province to end its 24-hour service. “In the recent past criminals have embarked on atrocious and treasonous acts of attacking healthcare facilities such as clinics, emergency vehicles, […]

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Zille to be disciplined

CAPE TOWN – Western Cape premier Helen Zille will face disciplinary charges for her social media remarks on colonialism, Democratic Alliance leader Mmusi Maimane announced on Sunday. “The federal executive met today [Sunday] and made a decision to institute formal disciplinary steps against Ms Helen Zille,” Maimane told reporters in Cape Town. “This has not […]