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SA leads AU trade ministers in discussions on WTO issues

PRETORIA, September 19 – South Africa’s Minister of Trade and Industry Dr Rob Davies and Deputy Minister Bulelani Magwanishe have returned from Ethiopia where they attended the Informal Meeting of African Union Ministers of Trade on World Trade Organisation (WTO). The meeting took place at the African Union Headquarters in Addis Ababa, on Monday. The meeting, […]

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Zim opposition challenges new voter registration process

HARARE, September 18 ‑ The Zimbabwean High Court on Monday deferred to Thursday the hearing of an urgent chamber application by the Morgan Tsvangirai-led MDC-T, where the main opposition political party is seeking an order to suspend the new registration of voters, saying the country’s elections management body, Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec), is “ill-prepared” to conduct the exercise. The […]

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Home Affairs DG Mkuseli Apleni suspended

PRETORIA, September 18 – The department of home affairs announced on Monday that Director General Mkuseli Apleni has been suspended. Without elaborating on the reasons, a short statement issued by the department said Apleni had been placed on “precautionary suspension” with immediate effect. “The Home Affairs Minister, Professor Hlengiwe Mkhize, announced that the department’s Director-General, Mr Mkuseli Apleni, […]

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KZN police warn of fake tender fraud

DURBAN, September 18 – Police in KwaZulu-Natal have warned people to be aware of applying for fake tenders as an increasing number of scamsters were pretending to represent government departments. Police spokesperson Captain Nqobile Gwala said provincial police are investigating cases of fraud committed by fraudsters with the same modus operandi, who are milking contactors through fake […]