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MPs to visit cash-strapped SABC

PARLIAMENT, March 24 (ANA) – MPs are expected to visit the beleagured South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) head office in Auckland Park, Johannesburg, next week to check whether it is cleaning out the rot that has beset the public broadcaster. Parliament’s standing committee on public accounts (Scopa) announced on Friday it would meet with the […]

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Presidency denies knowledge of legal advisor’s participation in Sassa meetings

The presidency on Sunday denied any knowledge of President Jacob Zuma’s legal advisor Michael Hulley’s participation in South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) meeting about grants payments. The presidency said in a statement it had noted a report in the Sunday Times newspaper stating that Hulley had participated in “what the paper calls secret meetings with […]

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Opposition MPs urge Zuma to sign Fica Bill urgently

PARLIAMENT – Opposition MPs on Tuesday, urged President Jacob Zuma to sign the Financial Intelligence Centre Amendment Bill without delay after the National Assembly adopted minor changes to it aimed at answering his concerns that it may be unconstitutional. African Christian Democratic Party MP Steve Swart noted that years after Parliament revised the bitterly contested […]

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Trump and Zuma discuss working together

JOHANNESBURG – President Jacob Zuma had a telephonic conversation with US President Donald Trump on Monday, the Presidency said. “The two presidents reaffirmed their commitment to strengthening the already strong bilateral relations between the two countries. There are 600 US companies in South Africa and strong trade relations between the two countries,” the Presidency said in […]

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#SONA2017: Radical transformation of the economy is a farce, says Afribusiness

CAPE TOWN, February 10 (ANA) – President Jacob Zuma’s 2017 State of the Nation Address (Sona) would be remembered for his “passive economic message” along with flying fists between parliamentary officials and members of the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF), ⁠⁠⁠AfriBusiness said on Friday. Zuma delivered the Sona during a joint sitting of National Assembly and […]