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ANC KZN says it doesn’t need NEC’s permission to challenge court verdict

DURBAN, September 13 – The African National Congress (ANC) in KwaZulu-Natal did not need the permission of the organisation’s National Executive Committee (NEC) to decide whether or not to seek a motion to appeal Tuesday’s high court ruling. This was the view of leaders and representatives of the ANC KZN women’s, youth and veterans’ leagues during a […]

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‘I will end the picnic’ at SAPS spooks unit, says Mbalula

PRETORIA, September 4 – Police Minister Fikile Mbalula on Sunday vowed to intervene to finish the “ongoing picnic” within the headquarters of the South African Police Service’s (SAPS) crime intelligence unit.  “General Mapholoba [clan name for recently appointed SAPS crime intelligence head Maj-Gen King Bhoyi Ngcobo] of our beloved crime intelligence, I’m coming there. At […]

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Saftu condemns possible use of PIC funds to bail out bankrupt SOEs

JOHANNESBURG – The South African Federation of Trade Unions (Saftu) has condemned the possible use of Public Investment Corporation (PIC) funds to bail out bankrupt state-owned enterprises (SOEs), saying if the reports are accurate it also means Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba either lied or willfully misled parliament.     Saftu was shocked at Gigaba’s statement […]

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Ramaphosa says price fixing hurts the poor, stifles jobs

JOHANNESBURG, September 1 – Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa on Friday, warned against cartels saying that price fixing hampers development, reduces job opportunities and causes undue hikes in prices of goods. “When organised cabals steal from public resources and unsuspecting consumers, they break trust, undermine social cohesion and destroy lives,” Ramaphosa said speaking at the 11th annual competition law, economics […]