Business In The News South Africa

Ramaphosa to engage British PM and other world leaders at WEF

DAVOS-KLOSTERS, January 25  – South Africa’s Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa will hold bilateral meetings with a range of world leaders, including British Prime Minister Theresa May and Danish Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen, at the World Economic Forum on Thursday, as the country continues its drive to assure partner governments, investors and finance institutions that it […]

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Parliamentary committee tackles Public Protector over state capture probe

PARLIAMENT, January 19 – Parliament’s portfolio committee on justice on Friday signalled its unhappiness with controversial Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane for calling for the scope of the judicial inquiry into state capture to be extended, a prospect widely dismissed as a delaying tactic to protect those implicated. The chairman of the committee, African National Congress […]

Entertainment In The News South Africa

SA national poet laureate Keorapetse Kgositsile to be remembered

JOHANNESBURG, January 11 – Internationally renowned poet and stalwart of South Africa’s liberation struggle, Keorapetse Kgositsile, will be remembered in an official memorial service to be held at the Johannesburg City Hall on Thursday. Kgositsile, a national poet laureate and popularly known by his pen name “Bra Willie”, died at age 79 last week after […]

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Agbiz disappointment by ANC resolution on land expropriation

JOHANNESBURG, December 21 – The Agricultural Business Chamber (Agbiz) on Thursday said it notes with “disappointment and deep concern” the resolution by the African National Congress (ANC) to begin the process of amending the constitution to allow for land expropriation without compensation. The ANC announced the move at the just ended 54th National Conference, where Deputy […]