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Mboweni calls for end to Zim sanctions

JOHANNESBURG, January 16 – Finance minister Tito Mboweni said on Wednesday that Zimbabwe should look at introducing a new currency to counter its economic and financial challenges and also called for political leadership to intervene in ending sanctions in the troubled SADC country. Mboweni said that South African government representatives, including National Treasury director-general and […]

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Ramaphosa says Eskom challenges are being addressed

JOHANNESBURG, January 16  – President Cyril Ramaphosa on Wednesday said that government was taking necessary steps to address challenges faced by Eskom as it remained an albatross around the country’s neck. Ramaphosa was speaking at a Team South Africa pre-World Economic Forum breakfast meeting in Rosebank, Johannesburg, The troubled state-owned power utility is facing a myriad of […]

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Political allies, ANC and Sanco at each other’s throats over Bushiri’s ECG church

JOHANNESBURG, January 15  – Mudslinging in Pretoria continued to deepen on Tuesday, in the aftermath of the deadly stampede at the Shepherd Bushiri-led Enlightened Christian Gathering (ECG) church with the SA National Civic Organisation (Sanco) taking aim at its political partner the African National Congress and its youth league. “We are not surprised at all […]