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SADC ministers to talk food, industrialisation at Pretoria summit

PRETORIA, August 14 – The Council of Ministers representing the 15-member Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) states will meet this week in Pretoria and review the progress in the bloc’s industrialisation strategy, South Africa International Relations and Cooperation Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane said on Monday. “As it has become customary to SADC, we invited you with […]

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Zuma orders SIU to investigate correctional services and IDT

CAPE TOWN, August 14  – President Jacob Zuma has signed a proclamation ordering the Special Investigating Unit (SIU) to probe the department of correctional services and the Independent Development Trust (IDT) for flouting procurement rules, his office said on Monday. This follows the procurement of fencing and other security material from service providers who failed […]

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MEC Vadi lifts taxi route suspension

JOHANNESBURG, August 14  – Gauteng roads and transport MEC Ismail Vadi on Monday lifted the suspension of minibus taxis operating under the Witwatersrand African Taxi Owners Association (Wata) in Soweto. Wata, along with the Nancefield Dube West Taxi Association (Nanduwe) were suspended and their taxi ranks closed last month due violence linked to route disputes. […]

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AmaZulu’s new coach Johnson eager to bring back happier days to the club

Solly Makganoto DURBAN, August 14– AmaZulu new coach, Cavin Johnson has explained how he has his sights set on reviving Usuthu’s happier days in between smoothing the introduction of some of his newer charges to the Absa Premiership stage. The 58-year-old tactician had to hit the ground running after arriving in Durban on Wednesday in time for […]