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South Africa seeks to strike trade balance at BRICS Summit

JOHANNESBURG, July 19  – South African government will be working to tackle the trade imbalance and also address complimentary trade between it and its BRICS partners at the crucial upcoming Summit next week, officials said on Thursday. Lerato Mataboge, deputy director-general at the Department of Trade and Industry (the dti), said that South Africa’s largest export […]

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Zikalala expected to be nominated unopposed as ANC KZN conference kicks off

DURBAN, July 19 – Suspended African National Congress (ANC) KwaZulu-Natal chairman Sihle Zikalala is expected to be nominated unopposed as party chairman at the province’s long-awaited conference that starts on Thursday and runs until Saturday. Zikalala is also the provincial task team coordinator. This will be the ANC’s second attempt at re-running its 2015 provincial […]

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Ramaphosa opens clinic in Mvezo on Mandela Day

MVEZO, July 18 – President Cyril Ramaphosa officially opened the Mvezo Clinic in Mthatha in the Eastern Cape on Wednesday, as part of the centenary celebrations of former president Nelson Mandela’s birthday. Ramaphosa and other dignitaries including former presidents Jacob Zuma and Kgalema Motlanthe and Kenya’s opposition National Super Alliance (NASA) coalition leader Raila Odinga descended […]

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Ramaphosa urges citizens to dedicate time and resources on Mandela Day

JOHANNESBURG, July 16 – President Cyril Ramaphosa has urged South Africans to dedicate their time, energy, and resources to improving the lives of the less fortunate in honour of the country’s first democratic statesman and anti-apartheid icon, Nelson Mandela. Nelson Mandela International Day is an annual international day in honour of the global icon, celebrated […]