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South Africa’s economic development will be key factor at ANC elective conference – Dlamini-Zuma

MPUMALANGA, November 18 – African National Congress (ANC) presidential hopeful Dr Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma on Friday, said the ruling party would brainstorm ideas to develop South Africa’s economy at its up-coming elective conference in order to better the lives of the people. Dlamini-Zuma was addressing a crowd of about 300 people at a community hall in Mandela […]

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Treasury given a week to evaluate post office bid to take over social grant payments

PARLIAMENT, November 2 – MPs have given National Treasury a week from Wednesday night, to evaluate the capability of the South African Post Office (Sapo) to take over the payment of welfare grants in the country. National Treasury director general Dondo Mohajane was drafted to intervene after negotiations between Sapo and the South African Social […]

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Dlamini slates Mbete, Sisulu candidacy for ANC president

JOHANNESBURG, August 13 – African National Congress Women’s League president Bathabile Dlamini on Sunday lambasted ANC presidential hopefuls Baleka Mbete and Lindiwe Sisulu, saying former African Union Commission chairwoman Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma is the only woman candidate chosen by the league to take over the ANC presidency at the party’s elective conference in December. ”Our power […]

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Bathabile Dlamini calls for harsher sentences for women abusers

JOHANNESBURG, August 9 – Social Development Minister, Bathabile Dlamini, on Wednesday called for harsher prison sentences for perpetrators of violence against women, saying that they should also not be considered for parole after serving their sentences. “The minimum sentence for women abusers is very low and that should change. There should not be parole for them. […]