Calls for Zuma to Step Down Premature, Baseless – Mantashe

[News24Wire] Calls for President Jacob Zuma to step down based on the contents of the Public Protector’s State of Capture report are baseless and premature, said ANC secretary general Gwede Mantashe.

[News24Wire] Calls for President Jacob Zuma to step down based on the contents of the Public Protector's State of Capture report are baseless and premature, said ANC secretary general Gwede Mantashe.

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MEC Debbie Schafer Urges NSC Candidates to Remain Focused

[SA Govt] Today marks the midway point for our Grade 12 learners who are writing the 2016 National Senior Certificate (NSC) examinations. The matric exams have run smoothly so far, with no reports of any leaks in the Western Cape, or any incident likel…

[SA Govt] Today marks the midway point for our Grade 12 learners who are writing the 2016 National Senior Certificate (NSC) examinations. The matric exams have run smoothly so far, with no reports of any leaks in the Western Cape, or any incident likely to affect the running of the exams.

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Scopa Intervention Reveals R2.4 Billion in Irregular Expenditure

[DA] In an engagement with the Department of Water and Sanitation in Parliament today, the Standing Committee on Public Accounts (SCOPA) revealed R2.4 billion in irregular expenditure.

[DA] In an engagement with the Department of Water and Sanitation in Parliament today, the Standing Committee on Public Accounts (SCOPA) revealed R2.4 billion in irregular expenditure.

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IDC Must Inform Parliament About Loans to Politically Exposed Persons

[DA] In a meeting of the Portfolio Committee on Economic Development this morning, I asked Minister Ebrahim Patel to table in Parliament, before the end of the year, a full disclosure of the Industrial Development Corporation (IDC)’s loans to political…

[DA] In a meeting of the Portfolio Committee on Economic Development this morning, I asked Minister Ebrahim Patel to table in Parliament, before the end of the year, a full disclosure of the Industrial Development Corporation (IDC)'s loans to politically exposed persons (PEPs).

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Motion of No Confidence Debate Confirmed for This Thursday

[DA] Eventually, the Speaker of the National Assembly, Baleka Mbete, has confirmed in writing that the Motion of No Confidence in President Jacob Zuma will be debated in Parliament on Thursday, 10 November 2016.

[DA] Eventually, the Speaker of the National Assembly, Baleka Mbete, has confirmed in writing that the Motion of No Confidence in President Jacob Zuma will be debated in Parliament on Thursday, 10 November 2016.

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International Relations Launches 2017 Annual Ubuntu Awards, 9 Nov

[SA Govt] The Department of International Relations and Cooperation (DIRCO) will launch the 2017 annual Ubuntu Awards on Wednesday, 9 November 2016 in Pretoria where media will be briefed on this prestigious annual event and the procedures for nominati…

[SA Govt] The Department of International Relations and Cooperation (DIRCO) will launch the 2017 annual Ubuntu Awards on Wednesday, 9 November 2016 in Pretoria where media will be briefed on this prestigious annual event and the procedures for nominations in the Awards' six categories namely:

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