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Zuma postpones Cabinet meeting

JOHANNESBURG, March 29 – President Jacob Zuma has postponed the start of Wednesday’s Cabinet meeting “to later this afternoon” to enable members to attend the funeral of struggle stalwart Ahmed Kathrada, the Presidency said. “President Jacob Zuma has again expressed deep sadness and extended his heartfelt condolences to former Public Enterprises Minister Barbara Hogan and […]

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Ahmed Kathrada to be laid to this morning

JOHANNESBURG, March 29 (ANA) – African National Congress (ANC) struggle veteran Ahmed Kathrada’s funeral will take place on Wednesday morning at the Westpark Cemetery, Beyers Naude Drive, Johannesburg. The former Robben Island prisoner affectionately known as “uncle Kathy” died in hospital on Tuesday after a short illness following surgery to the brain. Kathrada was 87. […]

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Oakbay Investments welcomes ruling on FIC report, aims to prove innocence

JOHANNESBURG – Oakbay Investments welcomed the High Court’s ruling on Tuesday that the FIC report detailing “72 suspicious transactions” and Deputy Finance Minister Mcebisi Jonas’s affidavit be struck from Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan’s application. Gordhan has approached the court, seeking a declaratory judgment endorsing that he cannot intervene in the dispute between Oakbay Investments and South […]

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‘Land reform without compensation an ANC aspiration’

PARLIAMENT – Expropriation without compensation is an aspiration of the African National Congress (ANC) is , Rural Development and Land Reform Minister Gugile Nkwinti said on Tuesday. Briefing journalists on several bills addressing land reform Nkwinti said expropriation without compensation was on the agenda during a Cabinet lekgotla before president Jacob Zuma delivered his state of […]