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Business booms for vendors outside the ANC conference

JOHANNESBURG, December 17 – As serious discussions continued amongst African National Congress (ANC) members inside the 54th national conference on Saturday, business was booming for vendors outside the Nasrec conference centre in Johannesburg, who were selling mostly the ruling party’s regalia. Street vendors lined up at the entrance and displayed different ANC items ranging from […]

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#ANC54: Rob Davies wants country to move up the industrialisation ladder

JOHANNESBURG, December 17– The Minister of Trade and Industry (the dti), Rob Davies, on Sunday said every effort must be made to boost local manufacturing, create black industrialists and make the country advance technologically so that it can benefit from the Fourth Industrial Revolution. Speaking at the Progressive Business Forum (PBF) breakfast on Sunday morning, […]

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Abide by outcomes of ANC conference, says Zuma

JOHANNESBURG, December 16 – African National Congress (ANC) members should unite and support the new party leadership which will emerge from its ongoing, highly-contested 54th national elective conference, outgoing party leader Jacob Zuma said on Saturday. “We must all unite behind the leadership collective that will be elected here, regardless of our original preferences,” Zuma […]

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ANC must honestly re-evaluate its own internal democracy – ANC stalwarts and veterans

JOHANNESBURG, December 16 – No rational person would argue that there is judicial overreach when elected representatives find themselves in prison because they have been caught stealing, and the African National Congress must honestly re-evaluate its own internal democracy, the ANC stalwarts and veterans said on Saturday. “The ANC can rightfully be proud of our constitutional […]

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Striker Leonardo Castro joins Kaizer Chiefs from Mamelodi Sundowns

JOHANNESBURG, December 16 – Kaizer Chiefs on Saturday confirmed the signing of Colombian striker Leonardo Castro from Mamelodi Sundowns. “Breaking News: Leonardo Castro will join us in January #Amakhosi4Life‚” the club posted on twitter. “Chiefs & Sundowns have finalised the agreement and Castro will join Chiefs in January. Welcome to the Castro family.” According to […]

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Select committee on education chair welcomes free higher education announcement

CAPE TOWN, December 16 – Parliament’s select committee on education and recreation chairwoman Lungelwa Zwane has welcomed the presidency’s announcement that government will introduce fully subsidised free higher education and training for poor and working-class undergraduate students. “The far-reaching response by government is a step in the right direction in responding to the pleas of […]