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EFF: Land question must be final by year end, with all land in state's custody

Jun 26 2019 10:56

The land question should be finalised by the end of 2019 and all land must be in the custody of the state, EFF member of the NCOP Nkagisang Poppy Koni told President Cyril Ramaphosa on Tuesday.


Economy cannot remain in the hands of a few - minister

Jun 25 2019 21:58

The SA government will not allow the country's economy to remain in the hands of a few, says Minister of Small Business Development Khumbudzo Ntshavheni.


Contracted energy group has delivered no fuel to SAA for six months

Jun 25 2019 22:03

Despite being contracted to provide 2 million litres of jet fuel per month to state-owned airline SAA at OR Tambo, EML Energy has not provided any fuel since November, the judicial commission of inquiry into state capture heard on Tuesday.


Cash-in-transit company acted like unregulated bank, inquiry hears

Jun 24 2019 19:02

Judge Raymond Zondo has said the commission commission of inquiry into state capture would to alert the SA Reserve Bank and other authorities to probe cases of cash-in-transit providers operating like banks.


Africa is a key place of interest for Trump, US official says

Jun 24 2019 07:00

Sub-Saharan African countries eligible for the African Growth and Opportunity Act have to commit to protecting private property rights, a State Department official has said.


Business on SONA: Nice objectives Mr President, but what are the implementation plans?

Jun 21 2019 21:28

While President Cyril Ramaphosa said in SONA now is the time for implementation, no real implementation plans followed in the rest of the speech, caution business bodies.


Ramaphosa announces special funding bill to save Eskom

Jun 20 2019 19:31

Parliament will urgently table a special appropriations bill to allocate a 'significant portion' of the R230bn in fiscal support that struggling power utility Eskom requires, President Cyril Ramaphosa has said.


SA cannot just sit back and wait for Ramaphosa to bring change – Pick 'n Pay exec

Jun 20 2019 16:43

South Africans cannot just sit back, listen to SONA and wait for President Cyril Ramaphosa to bring change and rebuild trust in the country, says Pick 'n Pay's Suzanne Ackerman-Berman.



Substandard education among top 5 risks for SA - report

Jun 20 2019 07:00

Structurally high unemployment, growing income disparity and inequality as well as inadequate or substandard education and skills development count under the top five risks facing South Africa, according a risk expert.

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SA's inequality is not just staying put, it's on the increase - Moody's report

Jun 20 2019 08:04

The Moody's report came out ahead of President Cyril Ramaphosa’s State of the Nation Address on Thursday, where South Africans are expecting him to address low growth, announce assistance for ailing entities and introduce measures to address inequality.

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