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SA companies identify opportunities in Kenya

PRETORIA, June 29 – South African companies taking part in the Outward Selling Mission (OSM) in Kenya had identified several business opportunities in different sectors. According to a statement from the Department of Trade and Industry, the South African companies, which have been in Kenya since Sunday, had participated in business seminars, business-to-business meetings, as […]

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ANC regains control of Mogale City

JOHANNESBURG, June 29– Former Mogale City African National Congress (ANC) speaker Patrick Lipudi was elected mayor after beating the Democratic Alliance’s (DA) Michael Holenstein. Lipudi received 39 votes while Holenstein got 36 at the Tuesday night council sitting. Two votes were spoilt. The ANC’s Noluthando Mangole was elected speaker. The troubled coalition council in the […]

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More billions in municipal coffers: StatsSA

PRETORIA, June 28 – The revenue collected by municipalities across South Africa increased by R27 billion in the financial year ending June 2016, in comparison with the previous year, according to the Financial Census of Municipalities results released by Statistics South Africa on Wednesday. The report, released by Statistician-General Pali Lehohla in Pretoria, showed that […]

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Three arrested in Lethabong protest

RUSTENBURG, June 28 – A police station was vandalised, shops looted and three people were arrested during a protest over stock theft in Lethabong near Rustenburg on Wednesday, North West police said. “Several window panes were damaged [at the police station]. Upon being dispersed by the police, members of the community looted from shops and […]

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South Africa approves export of 800 lion skeletons this year

JOHANNESBURG — South Africa says 800 skeletons of captive-bred lions can be legally exported this year, meeting demand for traditional medicine ingredients in parts of Asia while alarming critics who believe the policy threatens Africa’s wild lions. The environmental affairs department said Wednesday that the lion bone quota meets international guidelines on wildlife trade and […]