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Iranian Intelligence Thwarted Several Terror Plots to Disrupt Election – Reports

MOSCOW, May 19 – Iranian intelligence have successfully managed to prevent a number of terrorist cells from carrying out plots aimed at disrupting the Friday presidential election process, local media reported. On Friday, Iranians go to the polls to vote for one of four presidential candidates, including incumbent leader Hassan Rouhani. Iranian Intelligence Minister Mahmoud […]

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New Durban city manager promises to tackle the controversial corruption report

DURBAN, 19 May 2017 – eThekwini’s new city manager, Sipho Nzuza, is eager to “bring closure” to a nearly five year old forensic report that found evidence of widespread looting, corruption, racketeering and fraud by former mayor Obed Mlaba, politically connected businesses, city officials, councillors, police and staff. Nzuza, who on Friday was introduced to […]

Business In The News South Africa

SA to start renegotiating nuclear accords in June – energy minister

PARLIAMENT, May 19 – The South African government will start renegotiating its inter-governmental agreements on nuclear co-operation with five vendor nations from next month, Energy Minister Mmaloko Kubayi said on Friday. This comes after the government decided last week not to appeal a high court ruling that effectively halted procurement of new nuclear plants, which […]

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ANC reappoints politically unconcealed National Lotteries Commission Chairperson

Sello Theletsane May 19 – At today’s Portfolio Committee meeting for the Department of Trade and Industry, the ANC decided to bulldoze through the re-election of disputed National Lotteries Commission Chairperson, Professor Alfred Nevhutanda, despite his chequered and contended past. The DA has therefore submitted parliamentary questions to Minister Rob Davies requesting his record of decision to approve Professor […]