‘Hani’s killer must rot in jail’ — SACP

Business Day

  • Cabinet talks zero in on growth, job crisis

The start of a two-day Cabinet lekgotla on Tuesday coincided with the release of StatsSA data showing that manufacturing production contracted in the first quarter.

  • Fees Must Fall protests cost universities R786m

The damage caused by protesting students in the Fees Must Fall movement has cost universities more than R786-million, equivalent to the annual state subsidy provided to a small university, Parliament heard on Tuesday.

The Star

  • UJ retrieves stolen R14m

The University of Johannesburg will recover more than R14-million from two former executives, who siphoned the money from the institution through several well-calculated acts of fraud.

  • Gupta TV goes off air ‘on August 20’

DStv has confirmed, in a short message to subscribers, that the Afro Worldview news channel, formerly known as ANN7, would go off air on August 20.

Daily Sun

  • Throw away the keys

“Thuma Qedani Mahlangu and Brian Hlongwa to jail or we’ll thuma you out of office in the next elections!” This was what Treatment Action Campaign said during a march to the Gauteng legislature.

The Citizen

  • Walus ‘must rot in jail’

It was “ludicrous and unfair” to expect of SACP leader Chris Hani’s assassin Jansucz Walus to become pro-communist before he could be released on parole, his counsel argued yesterday in the high court in Pretoria.

READ MORE: Hani killer expected to apply for parole, again

Township businesses fuming

Township tavern and shebeen owners are up in arms at government’s plan to introduce the new tobacco control Bill which they believe is “impossible to implement or enforce in a township environment”


  • Local is lekker, ANC urges retailers

The ANC wants the big retail companies to buy 75% of their stock from local manufacturers.

  • Farm torched after owner tilled graves

A chief has appealed to his furious community for calm after they torched a farm in Kranskop in KZN after the farmer dug up grave sites to plant mielies.

  • No deadline for scrapping of e-tolls

Gauteng residents will have to wait for some time before a clear word comes through on what should happen to the failed e-tolling system in the province.

Stories from around the world:

Republican Party leaders had scrambled to help Troy Balderson amid mounting alarm that Democratic voters could seize the Columbus-area House seat. Republicans salvaged the race only by heavily outspending Danny O’Connor, the Democrat, while tarring him as a puppet of Nancy Pelosi, the House minority leader. (The New York Times)

The EU is set on a collision course with Donald Trump after its foreign policy chief called for Europeans to increase their business dealings with Iran in defiance of bellicose statements from the US president. (The Guardian)


Mabuza’s ‘distant relative’ scored big

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ANC faction gunning for Gordhan

The ambush will take place at an NEC meeting about Eskom. But the real target is Cyril Ramaphosa

Despite tweet, Zuma keeps silent about providing his taxpayer information

The Public Protector has still not received confirmation from former president Jacob Zuma that she may access his tax records —...

Ahead of WEF, Mboweni will have to assure investors that...

The finance minister says despite the difficult fiscal environment, structural reforms are under way to put SA on a new growth path

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MTN voted best mobile network

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Rosebank College is an educational brand of The Independent Institute of Education, which is registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training.

VUT chancellor, Dr Xolani Mkhwanazi, dies

The university conferred the degree of Doctor of Science Honoris Causa on Dr Xolani Mkhwanazi for his outstanding leadership contributions to maths and science education development.

Innovate4AMR now in second year

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Medical students present solution in Geneva

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