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Leon Engelbrecht

Leon Engelbrecht

    PW Botha was 'kragdadige' autocrat
    PW Botha was 'kragdadige' autocrat
    By the early 21st century, Pieter Willem (PW) Botha's name had become a byword for unaccountable government and the autocratic exercise of...
    Continent braces for deadly new TB strain
    Continent braces for deadly new TB strain
    Africa is facing the prospect of a sharp increase in new and fatal strains of tuberculosis (TB) as drug-resistant forms of the disease find those...
    SA company at forefront of bio-fuel development
    SA company at forefront of bio-fuel development
    A South African company on Tuesday unveiled plans for the continent's first billion-dollar factory to make bio-ethanol from maize, as Africa races...
    Minister refers Seta 'corruption' to Scorpions
    Minister refers Seta 'corruption' to Scorpions
    Minister of Labour Membathisi Mdladlana has referred allegations of corruption at a sectoral education and training authority (Seta), involving at...
    SACC, Jesse Jackson to join forces on development
    SACC, Jesse Jackson to join forces on development
    The South African Council of Churches (SACC) and United States civil rights leader Jesse Jackson on Wednesday resolved to develop a strategic...
    Cosatu to probe 'link' between ANC, security
    Cosatu to probe 'link' between ANC, security
    The Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) is to investigate the link, if any, between security-sector employers and African National...
    Cosatu: ANC drifting towards a dictatorship
    Cosatu: ANC drifting towards a dictatorship
    The Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) voiced fears on Thursday that South Africa and the African National Congress are drifting...
    SA air force takes delivery of two new Hawk planes
    SA air force takes delivery of two new Hawk planes
    The South African Air Force on Wednesday took delivery of its first two Hawk Mark 120 lead-in fighter trainers.
    Jo'burg International airport to get R11bn facelift
    Jo'burg International airport to get R11bn facelift
    Johannesburg International airport is to spend R3,4-billion upgrading facilities and security over the next four years -- and at least another...
    Cosatu strike 'a powerful statement'
    Cosatu strike 'a powerful statement'
    The Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) -led strike on Thursday was a powerful statement by workers, the South African Communist Party...
    SACP wades into succession debate
    SACP wades into succession debate
    The South African Communist Party (SACP) would not be an absentee participant in the election of a new African National Congress president, the...
    Security industry prepares for huge strike
    Security industry prepares for huge strike
    The security industry is preparing for next week's strike by guards, a company said on Thursday.