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‘We warned you about Nhlanhla Nene’ – Malema to Ramaphosa

JOHANNESBURG, October 8  – Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leaders Julius Malema on Monday wrote a strongly-worded letter to President Cyril Ramaphosa asking him to relieve Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene of his duties due to his association with the Gupta family, saying that the country’s economy would not be stimulated under a “compromised minister of finance”. […]

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Ramaphosa should accept finance minister Nene’s offer to resign – DA

JOHANNESBURG, October 8 – President Cyril Ramaphosa should accept Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene’s reported offer to resign over the controversy surrounding his visits to the controversial Gupta family, the main opposition Democratic Alliance said on Monday. Nene last Friday apologised for not disclosing early and fully the details of his meetings with the family, saying he […]

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No need for a jobs summit, says NFP

PRETORIA, October 4 – The opposition National Freedom Party on Thursday rejected the two-day jobs summit convened by President Cyril Ramaphosa under the auspices of the National Economic Development and Labour Council (NEDLAC). “There is absolutely no need to hold a job summit in South Africa. Instead, the government must implement its policies and reduce […]

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AA warns October fuel price increase will be catastrophic for consumers, business

JOHANNESBURG, September 27 – The Automobile Association of South Africa (AA) has warned that the October petrol price increases will be catastrophic for South African road users as the country faces the biggest fuel price increase in history, adding that the cost of doing business will go up and consumer disposable income will shrink. This comes as […]

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Private sector has critical role in rebuilding states after conflict – Ramaphosa

JOHANNESBURG, September 25 – Many of the world’s conflicts, particularly in Africa, arise from developmental challenges and many countries often slip back into strife because peace agreements have not been followed by post-conflict reconstruction, South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has said. In a speech prepared for a private sector forum on “Building & Investing in […]