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ANC saddened by fatal shooting of Moses Mabhida regional youth leader

JOHANNESBURG, November 23 – The African National Congress (ANC) on Thursday said it “has learnt with sadness the brutal killing of Cde Sithembiso Mhlongo” – the party’s youth league deputy secretary of the Moses Mabhida Region.   Mhlongo was a branch chairperson of Empophomeni Township, Ward 9 of Umngeni Local Municipality and had been deployed […]

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Price pressures from petrol, electricity to prevent interest rate cut

JOHANNESBURG, November 23 – South Africa’s central bank is likely to keep interest rates unchanged despite a struggling economy when it concludes its last policy meeting of the year on Thursday, hamstrung by looming inflation pressures from rising energy prices.     The Reserve Bank’s monetary policy committee, which is chaired by Governor Lesetja Kganyago and […]

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Uncertainty, weak rand to keep South African central bank from cutting rates

JOHANNESBURG, November 22 – South Africa’s central bank is likely to keep interest rates unchanged at its last policy meeting of the year this week despite a struggling economy, hamstrung by looming inflation pressures stemming from a weak rand currency.       The Reserve Bank’s monetary policy committee, which is chaired by Governor Lesetja Kganyago […]

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Gauteng ANC accepts Emfuleni mayor’s resignation

JOHANNESBURG,  November 20 – The African National Congress (ANC) Gauteng provincial executive committee on Monday, accepted the decision by Emfuleni Local Municipality mayor Simon Mofokeng to resign as a councillor and mayor, the party said. “After internal organisational processes by the Provincial Office Bearers (POBs) further decisions will be announced,” ANC Gauteng provincial secretary Hope […]

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South Africa’s economic development will be key factor at ANC elective conference – Dlamini-Zuma

MPUMALANGA, November 18 – African National Congress (ANC) presidential hopeful Dr Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma on Friday, said the ruling party would brainstorm ideas to develop South Africa’s economy at its up-coming elective conference in order to better the lives of the people. Dlamini-Zuma was addressing a crowd of about 300 people at a community hall in Mandela […]

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Traditional leaders launch mega investment vehicle for rural communities

JOHANNESBURG, November 17 – South African traditional leaders on Friday launched an investment vehicle aimed at creating job opportunities for their communities and bringing them into the mainstream economy. The launch of the United Royal Kingships Holdings (URKH) was supported by government officials and representatives of the ruling African National Congress (ANC), including Minister of […]