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Saftu condemns ‘extortion and profiteering’ by pharmaceutical monopolies, welcomes probe

JOHANNESBURG, June 17– The South African Federation of Trade Unions (Saftu) has welcomed the Competition Commission’s investigation into price fixing allegations against pharmaceutical companies following concerns raised by Advocates for Breast Cancer, the Cancer Alliance, the Cancer Association of South Africa, and Section27. “The pharmaceutical companies that are currently being investigated include Roche, which supplies […]

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Education is the key to economic freedom, says Zuma

VENTERSDORP, June 17 – Education is the most powerful weapon towards economic freedom, President Jacob Zuma said on Friday. “Government has taken reasonable and practical measures in ensuring that young people are enrolled in schools and study in decent schools and not mud schools and other inappropriate structures, Zuma said while addressing government’s main Youth […]

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Durban crash claims two lives

DURBAN, June 17– Two men died and another was seriously injured when a truck smashed into them on the M7 eastbound before Titren Road in Durban in the early hours of Saturday morning, paramedics said. Rescue Care and EMRS paramedics arrived on the scene about 30 minutes after midnight and “found carnage”, Rescue Care spokesman […]