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ZCC calls on all its members not to buy newspapers owned by Tiso Blackstar

Sello Theletsane Africa’s biggest Church, Zion Christian Church (ZCC) has called on its nearly four million members not to buy newspapers owned by Tiso Blackstar. These include Sowetan, Sunday Times, Sunday World, Business Day, The times. The Church’s call was triggered by what it called “lies,, unethical reporting, gutter journalism and sustained attacks on the church […]

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Department of trade and industry to launch R50million black industrialist firm in Gauteng

JOHANNESBURG, August 28 – The Department of Trade and Industry (the dti) said on Monday that it will this week launch a R50 million black industrialist pet-food manufacturing firm in Gauteng. Maneli Foods in Edenvale, east of Johannesburg, was approved for grant funding of R12.5 million from the department’s Black Industrialist Scheme (BIS). The BIS […]

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BP Southern Africa appoints first black female CEO

JOHANNESBURG, August 28  – BP Southern Africa (BPSA) on Monday appointed chartered accountant, Priscillah Mabelane, as its new chief executive. Mabelane is the first woman in the history of the country’s oil industry to head a multi-national company, marking a significant milestone in the organisation and industry’s transformation journey. She will take the helm on 1 September, […]

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Mpumalanga premier meets second province for talks ahead of December conference

JOHANNESBURG, August 21 – Following a meeting with Limpopo African National Congress (ANC) leadership, Mpumalanga Premier David Mabuza concluded a meeting with Gauteng leaders in his quest to ensure “unity” ahead of the governing party’s much anticipated elective conference in December.   In a joint statement, the two provincial leadership described the meeting held in […]