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    Davies announces Agoa breakthrough
    Davies announces Agoa breakthrough
    Cape Town -Rob Davies, the minister of trade and industry, announced on Thursday that there had been a breakthrough in outstanding matters over...
    Pravin Gordhan admits Van Rooyen 'a miscalculation'
    Pravin Gordhan admits Van Rooyen 'a miscalculation'
    South Africa's Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan acknowledged under heavy questioning by reporters that the appointment of his...
    The home of critical, open debate
    The home of critical, open debate
    Some years ago the Cape Town Press Club hosted then-axed deputy president Jacob Zuma. It was 2006, if I remember correctly. I was told by his spin...
    Cricket World Cup brought R1bn to SA
    Cricket World Cup brought R1bn to SA
    The recent Cricket World Cup brought in the region of R1-billion into the South African economy, says Sports Minister Ngconde Balfour, who told...
    Sexwale: Africa needs to find its own way
    Sexwale: Africa needs to find its own way
    Africa will have to find its own way and develop its own growth agenda, which will not be either the Indian or Chinese way of forging economic...
    Zille: Compensate public servants for quality of work
    Zille: Compensate public servants for quality of work
    South Africa should be compensating public servants for the quality of the work they do rather than granting an across-the-board increase -- as...
    ID fights its way back
    ID fights its way back
    Patricia de Lille's Independent ­Demo­crats seems to be on the comeback trail in the Western Cape. And the reason appears to be its decision to...
    Moves afoot to govern use of energy appliances
    Moves afoot to govern use of energy appliances
    The Department of Minerals and Energy is working on regulations to govern "the norms and standards" of energy appliances so as to reduce the use of...
    Minister: Lotto announcement likely on Thursday
    Minister: Lotto announcement likely on Thursday
    South African Trade and Industry Minister Mandisi Mpahlwa says he expects to make an announcement on the National Lottery on Thursday.
    Zim: 'Humanitarian crisis is building'
    Zim: 'Humanitarian crisis is building'
    The Zimbabwe opposition Movement for Democratic Change's economics spokesperson, Eddie Cross, says that judging from his own bakery business in...
    Underspending municipalities' funds slashed
    Underspending municipalities' funds slashed
    The National Treasury has gazetted the details of municipalities whose 2006/07 municipal infrastructure grant allocations have been stopped --...
    Underspending provinces stripped of R145m
    Underspending provinces stripped of R145m
    A lack of capacity to spend their allocations from the integrated housing and human-settlement development grant has resulted in the Eastern Cape...