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Uprgrading infrastructure near townships is a job creator, says DTI

TZANEEN, April 30 – Upgrading infrastructure in industrial parks located in or near the country’s townships would go a long way in transforming the economy and creating job opportunities, according to deputy minister of trade and industry (DTI) Bulelani Magwanishe. Magwanishe made the remarks at the launch of the revitalised Nkowankowa Industrial Park in Tzaneen on […]

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Bladder of rape accused pastor allegedly damaged during prison assault, court hears

PRETORIA, April 26 – Pastor William Emeka’s bladder was damaged during an alleged assault at the Kgosi Mampuru ll Correctional Centre in Pretoria shortly after he was arrested, the Bronkhorstspruit Magistrate’s Court heard on Friday. Emeka made the claim via an affidavit read out by his defence attorney, Andrew Maoba, during his formal bail application. […]

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Numsa dismayed by labour department’s intention to de-register AMCU as a union

JOHANNESBURG, April 26  – The National Union of Mineworkers (Numsa) said on Friday it was shocked and dismayed by the department of labour’s (DoL) intention to deregister the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (Amcu). The department said earlier this week it had given notice to cancel AMCU’s registration, accusing it of not complying with its […]

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Jiba’s plea to Ramaphosa: ‘Removing me will cause hardships to my family’

JOHANNESBURG, April 26 – In her submission to President Cyril Ramaphosa regarding the damning Mokgoro report, the now axed deputy national director of public prosecutions (DNDPP) Nomgcobo Jiba pleaded with Ramaphosa to give her a senior position in government instead of leaving her unemployed. The Presidency on Friday released Jiba and Lawrence Mrwebi’s representations to […]