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Parliament has vision for integrated, prosperous Africa driven by Africans, says Mbete

Solly Makgonoto, Ogopoleng Mushi   National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete said that Parliament is committed to the vision of “an integrated and prosperous Africa”,  driven by Africans themselves as they become a force in the world. Mbete made these remarks while welcoming local and international delegates to the second African Parliamentary Budget Office Conference.   […]

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CRL chairperson fears for her life after Mboro threats

JOHANNESBURG, August 16 – Cultural, Religious and Linguistic Rights Commission (CRL) chairperson Thoko Mkhwanazi-Xaluva said on Wednesday that she feared for her life following threats made by Pastor Paseka “Mboro” Motsoeneng.   At a briefing at the CRL offices in Johannesburg, a disgruntled Mkhwanazi-Xaluva said the worst insult from Mboro was that she had sexual feelings for […]

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Zuma sets up ministerial committee for Mandela centenary celebrations

PRETORIA, AUGUST 16 – President Jacob Zuma has appointed an Inter-Ministerial Committee (IMC) to plan and coordinate the centenary celebrations of former President Nelson Mandela who would have turned 100 on 18 July 2018. In a statement on Wednesday, the Presidency said the IMC would “coordinate the country’s commemoration programme to ensure that the legacy […]