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Gauteng’s Ramokgopa heads to Soweto after overnight looting of foreigners’ shops

JOHANNESBURG, August 15 – Gauteng member of the executive council for economic development and agriculture Kgosientsho Ramokgopa  headed to Soweto on Thursday following the rampant looting of foreign-owned shops overnight. Ramokgopa blamed the violence on anger over a weak economy and unemployment, adding that it was also a response to clashes earlier this month between […]

Business Lead South Africa

CEOs tell Ramaphosa of serious challenges plaguing govt companies

PRETORIA, June 6 – Chief executive officers of state-owned companies (SOCs) on Wednesday detailed a number of concerns about the legal and regulatory environment within which SOCs operate, which are often ill-suited to the specific needs of entities and constrain innovation, the Presidency said. President Cyril Ramaphosa met with chief executives of over 20 key state-owned […]

In The News South Africa

The presence of BLF in Parliament is what white people fear the most, says Andile Mngxitama

JOHANNESBURG, April 10 – Black First Land First (BLF) leader Andile Mngxitama on Friday accused the Independent Electoral Commission of SA (IEC) of mismanaging the elections, claiming BLF votes were stolen. However, the BLF will not drag the IEC to the Electoral Court. “We reject these elections…we were robbed. In many instances, results from their […]