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Petrol prices to increase in May

JOHANNESBURG, April 27  – Petrol, both 95 and 93, are expected to increase by 49c a litre in May, while diesel is expected to increase by between 58c/l and 59c/l, Energy Minister, Jeff Radebe said. On Thursday, Radebe announced the adjustment of fuel prices for May 2018 based on current local and international factors with effect from […]

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ANC announces new NEC as, 54th National Conference wraps up

JOHANNESBURG, December 21 – Former treasurer-general of the African National Congress (ANC), Zweli Mkhize, tops the list of South Africa’s ruling party’s 80-member National Executive Committee (NEC) – the highest decision-making body. Mkhize, who shockingly withdrew from the party leadership race on Sunday for the sake of “unity”, made a strong comeback. Announcing the results in the early hours […]

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Phosa withdraws urgent court application, opts for talks with ANC

JOHANNESBURG, December 12 – African National Congress (ANC) presidential hopeful Matthews Phosa’s campaign team has withdrawn his urgent application to nullify the outcome of the disputed Mpumalanga provincial general council (PGC) which endorsed ”unity” ahead of the party’s national elective conference set to get under way on Saturday. Lawyers for the two warring Mpumalanga factions of […]

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Sassa and Post Office agree on new social grants payment system

PRETORIA, December 10 – The South African Post Office (Sapo) and the South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) have reached agreement on a new grants payment system, Minister in the Presidency responsible for Planning, Monitoring, and Evaluation Jeff Radebe announced on Sunday.   The new “hybrid” system would also allow for participation by other partners, […]

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Does Rupert’s delinquent comment on RET unwittingly exposes the truly captured in our body-politick?

NDZ only senior ANC politician today challenge Rupert on RET Johan Rupert, South Africa’s wealthiest man, the signpost of apartheid benevolence, the face of heretical regimes that dehumanized the masses, ventured to share his dismissive commentary on radical economic transformation. In the aftermath of a delinquent Rupert’s untested and nefarious claims of what Radical Economic […]