Scorpio – Acsa Board Told to Charge CEO Maseko, or Face Legal Action

[Daily Maverick] It would be foolish to think that the state capture feeding frenzy has escaped the Airports Company of South Africa. Its beleaguered CEO, Bongani Maseko, through a PR campaign, indicated as much when it was claimed that the Guptas were…

[Daily Maverick] It would be foolish to think that the state capture feeding frenzy has escaped the Airports Company of South Africa. Its beleaguered CEO, Bongani Maseko, through a PR campaign, indicated as much when it was claimed that the Guptas were behind efforts to have him ejected from Acsa. But, however important it is to unravel the extent of corrupt or conflicting commercial agendas and the impact thereof on running the state-owned company, its first order of business must be clearing up the allegations of wrongdo

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ANC Members Frustrated With Nomination Processes As Deadline to Elective Conference Looms

[News24Wire] ANC insiders are worried that the party’s December elective conference could be at risk of falling apart as more branches fail to hold quorate meetings for the nomination of presidential candidates.

[News24Wire] ANC insiders are worried that the party's December elective conference could be at risk of falling apart as more branches fail to hold quorate meetings for the nomination of presidential candidates.

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Public Works On Visit By Government of Ghana to South Africa

[Govt of SA] The Deputy Director General of the Expanded Public Works Programme (EPWP) in the Department of Public Works, Mr Stanley Henderson has thanked the Government of Ghana for deploying its senior officials and engineers to South Africa on a stu…

[Govt of SA] The Deputy Director General of the Expanded Public Works Programme (EPWP) in the Department of Public Works, Mr Stanley Henderson has thanked the Government of Ghana for deploying its senior officials and engineers to South Africa on a study tour of the EPWP. The delegation from Ghana spent the whole week (from 06 to 10 November 2017) touring EPWP projects in the country with the aim of studying best practices in labour intensive methods.

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Zuma Defends Shaun Abrahams’ Fitness As NPA Head

[News24Wire] President Jacob Zuma says it would be “irrational and unconstitutional” to remove National Director of Public Prosecutions (NDPP) Shaun Abrahams from his post.

[News24Wire] President Jacob Zuma says it would be "irrational and unconstitutional" to remove National Director of Public Prosecutions (NDPP) Shaun Abrahams from his post.

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Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Warns of Fraudulent Letter Doing Rounds On Social Media Platforms

[Govt of SA] The Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (DAFF) has noted with great concern a letter circulating on social media platforms, purporting that the department has requested storage facilities from Phumelela Local Municipality. DA…

[Govt of SA] The Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (DAFF) has noted with great concern a letter circulating on social media platforms, purporting that the department has requested storage facilities from Phumelela Local Municipality. DAFF wishes to distance itself from this operation and wishes to state unequivocally that it has nothing to do with the fraudulent letter.

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Tambotie Mall Attack Victim Still Alive – Police Dismiss Rumours

[News24Wire] Police have rubbished rumours on social media that the man who was assaulted in front of a Mugg & Bean restaurant at Tambotie Mall in Randfontein at the weekend had died.

[News24Wire] Police have rubbished rumours on social media that the man who was assaulted in front of a Mugg & Bean restaurant at Tambotie Mall in Randfontein at the weekend had died.

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Western Cape Receives U.S.$700,000 Grant From U.S. Govt to Grow Cleaner Energy

[Govt of SA] The Western Cape Government’s bid to secure cleaner forms of energy received a boost due to a R10 million grant from the United States Government through its Trade and Development Agency (USTDA).

[Govt of SA] The Western Cape Government's bid to secure cleaner forms of energy received a boost due to a R10 million grant from the United States Government through its Trade and Development Agency (USTDA).

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South Africa Condemns Missile Strike At King Khalid International Airport in Saudi Arabia

[Govt of SA] South Africa wishes to express its condemnation of the attempted ballistic missile strike directed towards the Royal Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, which was intercepted close to the King Khalid International Airport on 4 November 2017.

[Govt of SA] South Africa wishes to express its condemnation of the attempted ballistic missile strike directed towards the Royal Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, which was intercepted close to the King Khalid International Airport on 4 November 2017.

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Minister Edna Molewa Leads South African Delegation to 23rd United Nations Framework Convention On Climate Change, 15 to 17 Nov

[Govt of SA] The Minister of Environmental Affairs, Dr Edna Molewa, will lead the South African delegation to the 23rd United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) Conference of Parties (CoP23) held in Bonn, Germany.

[Govt of SA] The Minister of Environmental Affairs, Dr Edna Molewa, will lead the South African delegation to the 23rd United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) Conference of Parties (CoP23) held in Bonn, Germany.

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