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ANC and DA retain seats in North West and Northern Cape by-elections

JOHANNESBURG, August 16 – The African National Congress (ANC) and the Democratic Alliance (DA) retained seats in by-elections held in North West and Northern Cape this week. The by-elections were contested by one independent candidate and seven candidates from five political parties. At Moses Kotane municipality in the North West, Tshepo Confidence Khumalo of the […]

In The News South Africa

Johannesburg mayor says nabbed cash-in-transit suspect works for ANC

OHANNESBURG, July 18  – Major Herman Mashaba on Wednesday made a shocking revelation that one of the suspects arrested in connection with a cash-in-transit heist works at Luthuli House, the headquarters of the African National Congress. “Yesterday I was informed of the arrest of four cash-in-transit heist suspects, among them an individual believed to be an employee […]

Business In The News South Africa

Nationalising South Africa’s central bank would hurt its transparency – free market think tank

JOHANNESBURG, July 4- The proposed nationalisation of South Africa’s central bank would cut out private shareholders whose involvement helps ensure greater openness and provides transparency to the operations and auditing of the institution, think tank Free Market Foundation (FMF) said on Wednesday. Both the governing African National Congress and the opposition Economic Freedom Fighters have called […]