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Drought crisis: Three provinces declared national disasters
Drought crisis: Three provinces declared national disasters
The national disaster management centre has called on organs of state to implement contingency measures to enable the national executive to deal with...
Unemployment lower, but black women, the youth remain the most vulnerable
Unemployment lower, but black women, the youth remain the most vulnerable
The latest unemployment statistics from StatsSA show that South Africa’s unemployment rate declined to 26.7% in the fourth quarter last year from...
Van Rooyen slams WC provincial government for slow spending on drought relief
Van Rooyen slams WC provincial government for slow spending on drought relief
Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta) Minister Des van Rooyen has criticised the Western Cape provincial government for its slow...
Orania pins its hopes on Ramaphosa
Orania pins its hopes on Ramaphosa
Between the election of Cyril Ramaphosa as president of the ANC and the relaxation of liberal individualism’s stranglehold in Europe, 2018 may be...
Sisulu shapes up as Cyril’s Number 2
Sisulu shapes up as Cyril’s Number 2
Human Settlements Minister Lindiwe Sisulu has emerged as the favourite for the position of ANC deputy president despite Cyril Ramaphosa publicly...
Final stretch for ANC  nominations
Final stretch for ANC nominations
With less than a month to go until the ANC’s December elective conference and branch nominations for leadership positions scheduled to close this...
State vs ANC: Sylvia Lucas could face disciplinary action over reshuffle
State vs ANC: Sylvia Lucas could face disciplinary action over reshuffle
Northern Cape Premier Sylvia Lucas is digging in her heels in defence of her provincial Cabinet reshuffle as the newly elected ANC leadership...
​ANC Northern Cape speeds up discussions to recall premier after divisive conference
​ANC Northern Cape speeds up discussions to recall premier after divisive conference
Northern Cape premier Sylvia Lucas’s allies are preparing for another high-stakes battle to defend her from an attempted recall by the ANC, after...
Northern Cape ANC proxy war turns ugly
Northern Cape ANC proxy war turns ugly
Northern Cape Premier Sylvia Lucas’s Cabinet reshuffle on Thursday was a last-ditch attempt to secure support for her bid to become provincial...
John Block gets 15-year jail term for money laundering, corruption
John Block gets 15-year jail term for money laundering, corruption
Former Northern Cape ANC chairperson John Block and the former chief executive of Trifecta Holdings, Christo Scholts, were sentenced...
Iron ore takes Kathu from boom to bust in five years
Iron ore takes Kathu from boom to bust in five years
Hematite iron ore derives its name from haima, the Greek word for blood. And it’s the unearthing of this rock at Kumba’s massive open-pit...
Bushmen cure-all offers locals a sustainable income
Bushmen cure-all offers locals a sustainable income
Oom Jap, a Nourivier resident and traditional healer, and I stand in the shadow of one of the new buildings at the Council for Scientific and...

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