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Zuma survives another no-confidence vote

The president emerged victorious in a similar motion and an impeachment vote earlier this year.

Parliament approves Busisiwe Mkhwebane’s nomination to become new public protector

Mkhwebane's most recent job was with the State Security Agency.

Africa’s Ebola outbreak has not run its course – UN envoy

Africa's Ebola epidemic has not run its course and around 30 people are still getting infected each week, says the UN special envoy for the disease.

Sona: Zuma expected to receive hostile reception

With the economy in a precarious state, and the load-shedding crisis adding to the country's woes, President Jacob Zuma is under pressure.

Numsa continues strike over wage offer conditions

The union has accepted a wage offer from employers but will continue striking over conditions relating to future pay negotiations.

SA military in ‘critical decline’, says review

The cash-strapped armed forces are in a "critical state of decline" that will take at least a decade to fix, according to the SA Defence Review.

Strikes hinder car production in SA

Worker strikes at car and vehicle part manufacturers have impacted negatively on production lines at South African automakers.

Man dies from rubber bullets during W Cape farm protest

A man died after he was hit by a rubber bullet during clashes between police and striking farmworkers in the Western Cape, said a police spokesperson.

Satawu: The war is not yet over

Three transport unions have agreed to abandon their industrial action but Satawu, which represents about 28 000 workers, says it will continue.

SA keen to replace Iranian crude with Nigerian

Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe says SA is looking to Nigeria for oil, suggesting Pretoria cut crude imports from Iran to avoid looming sanctions.

R2bn ethanol plant planned for completion by 2014

R2-billion has been set aside for an ethanol plant to help South Africa's budding biofuels sector, which could reduce its reliance on imported fuel.

ANC seeks to finance mining, agriculture job drive

The ANC is seeking ways to finance efforts to boost jobs in the agriculture and mining sectors, which could include pension funds buying more bonds.

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