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Commission hears of state capture web’s dire consequences for a country

JOHANNESBURG, September 19 – Recession, high unemployment rate and a negative credit rating were some of the catastrophic results of state capture on a country, the commission of inquiry into state capture heard on Wednesday. International expert Daniel Kauffman, an economist and social scientist from Chile, gave evidence on the impact of state capture. Kauffman […]

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ANC welcomes Ramaphosa’s inaugural SONA

JOHANNESBURG, February 16 – The African National Congress (ANC) has welcomed President Cyril Ramaphosa’s inaugural state-of-the-nation (SONA) delivered in Parliament on Friday evening, saying that it touched on many critical aspects of the work of government. Ramaphosa delivered a comprehensive SONA in which he outlined government programmes such as boosting economic growth, reducing unemployment, dealing […]

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President Zuma congratulates deputy Ramaphosa on taking ANC reigns

JOHANNESBURG, December 21 – President Jacob Zuma on Thursday congratulated the new leader of the African National Congress (ANC) Cyril Ramaphosa and his “leadership collective” the National Executive Committee elected at the ruling party’s just-ended 54th National Conference held at Nasrec, Johannesburg. “I wish to heartily congratulate Comrade President Cyril Ramaphosa for his election to lead this giant […]