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Municipalities, state-owned companies must release unused land for urban poor – Ramaphosa

PARLIAMENT, May 23  – Municipalities and state-owned companies must expropriate and release unused land for housing the country’s urban, landless poor, South African President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Wednesday.   “Municipalities and state-owned enterprises need to release unused land and service sites for housing so that our people must have houses, so that they also […]

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Terms of reference for SA Revenue Service to be announced this week, MPs told

PARLIAMENT, May 23 – The terms of reference and members of the commission of inquiry into the South African Revenue Service (Sars) will be announced by the president this week, MPs heard on Wednesday.   Briefing Parliament’s standing committee on finance, National Treasury deputy director general Ismail Momoniat said the commission would look into possible […]

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SA cricket legend AB de Villiers retires from international cricket

JOHANNESBURG,  May 23 – South Africa batman, AB de Villiers, on Wednesday announced his retirement from all forms of international cricket with immediate effect. De Villiers bows out of international cricket as one of the greatest players to have represented South Africa, having played 114 Tests, 228 One-Day Internationals (ODI) and 78 T20 Internationals. The […]