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Ramaphosa backers stage own rally close to ANCWL rally addressed by Dlamini-Zuma in Mpumalanga

KWAMHLANGA, November 18 – A group of about 200 supporters of Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa held a rally in KwaMhlanga in Mpumalanga on Saturday about 200 metres away from the stadium where another rally, held by the ANC Women’s League (ANCWL), was being addressed by Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma. Dlamini-Zuma and Ramaphosa are frontrunners in the race […]

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Moodey re-elected DA Gauteng leader

JOHANNESBURG, November 18 – Democratic Alliance Gauteng leader John Moodey has been re-elected to his position at the DA’s provincial congress at the Gallagher Convention Centre in Midrand, Johannesburg, the party said on Saturday. The DA elected the team that would lead it to the 2019 general election, DA spokeswoman Anneke Scheepers said. “DA-led administrations […]

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SA a lucrative destination for investment, President Zuma

DURBAN, November 18 –  South African President Jacob Zuma told the KwaZulu-Natal business community on Saturday that he was “pleased” investors were “taking advantage” of the lucrative business opportunities offered in the country. “South Africa is a lucrative investment destination where the returns on investments are high. The government offers a wide array of incentives, corporate tax […]

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Senior Treasury official Sachs to join Gauteng govt

JOHANNESBURG, November 18 – Senior South African National Treasury official Michael Sachs, who resigned earlier this month, is set to join the Gauteng Provincial Government. In a statement on Saturday, the Gauteng Provincial Government said provincial Premier David Makhura has requested Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba to facilitate the lateral transfer of Sachs, the Deputy Director […]

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Praise for Zimbabwe military at anti-Mugabe gathering in Pretoria

PRETORIA, November 18 – Zimbabweans gathered in Pretoria on Saturday to demand the removal of President Robert Mugabe praised their country’s military led by General Constantino Chiwenga for this week’s intervention which has shaken the 93-year-old’s 37-year rule. “We could not have removed Mugabe without the army. Opposition parties tried, but they failed. The SADC […]