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Zondo requests Jonas to provide more evidence on cabinet ministers

JOHANNESBURG, August 24- State capture commission of inquiry chairman, Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo has on Friday, requested former deputy finance minister Mcebisi Jonas to assist the inquiry on whether former President Jacob Zuma’s executive were all under the Gupta family’s influence and command. Jonas finished his testimony on Friday. Zondo asked him to get […]

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Time to end land reform uproar – Ramaphosa

PARLIAMENT, August 22  – President Cyril Ramaphosa on Wednesday suggested the heated debate on land expropriation had run its course and opponents of the policy should accept it as the only way to prevent South Africa from sliding into political instability. “This thing is very important…. If you don’t want stability then don’t transform,” Ramaphosa […]

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Black South Africans are capable farmers, inhibited by dispossession – Ramaphosa

PRETORIA, August 21 – President Cyril Ramaphosa on Monday, applauded the African Farmers’ Association of South Africa (AFASA) for “challenging some preconceptions about black farmers and changing attitudes throughout society”. Speaking at a gala dinner and awards ceremony in Kempton Park, Ramaphisa said since its formation more than seven years ago, AFASA has been shining a […]

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Ramaphosa to appoint inquiry into 1.9 trillion state pension fund

Johannesburg, August 16 – South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has agreed to set up a commission of inquiry into alleged governance failures at the state-owned pension fund, the Finance Ministry said on Thursday. The ministry said in Johannesburg that the probe would bring possible changes to the Public Investment Corporation’s (PIC) founding legislation. “The commission’s […]