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DA eyes coalitions in 2016

The DA would consider entering into coalitions in municipalities for the 2016 local government elections, party leader Helen Zille said.

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Germany to give SA R1bn

Germany has committed to providing nearly R1 billion to South Africa for various joint projects, the German embassy said.

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MPs slammed for ‘sexist’ conduct

Not even the serious topic of violence against women and children could keep MPs from each other’s throats.

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Tension in Parly ahead of EFF report
November 20 2014 at 19:53

National Assembly in disarray again as ANC moved to prevent filibuster before likely decision to suspend EFF MPs

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SA, Botswana strengthen ties
November 20 2014 at 19:39

It is important that the more than 30 agreements South Africa signed with Botswana are implemented, President Jacob Zuma said.

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IEC candidates quizzed on party loyalties
November 20 2014 at 19:13

Candidates for the post of IEC commissioner were quizzed about their political affiliation during interviews in Johannesburg.

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ANC comes to Cosatu’s rescue
November 20 2014 at 17:39

ANC steps in once again to help embattled Cosatu deal with internal struggles which have divided the federation.

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Ramlakan shoots down retirement report
November 20 2014 at 18:08

Lt-Gen Vejay Ramlakan has criticised a report in Beeld newspaper that he might go on early retirement over the Nkandla upgrades.

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SA at a crossroads: Creecy
November 20 2014 at 16:31

Weakening current account deficit and rising public debt highlights the need for fiscal consolidation, Gauteng finance says.

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Objection to external Nkandla representatives
November 20 2014 at 15:21

Representatives of 12 Public Works employees facing charges over the Nkandla upgrades, called on the chairman of the disciplinary inquiry to recuse himself.

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Dept sets aside R1m for portraits
November 20 2014 at 12:24

Eastern Cape health department sets aside nearly R1m for photos of premier Phumulo Masualle and its health MEC.

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There was no deal, Zille tells protesters
November 20 2014 at 14:25

DA leader tells protest at Parliament the DA would never enter into any deal that would jeopardise its mandate.

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Mayor’s wife defends her IEC nomination
November 20 2014 at 14:59

Ekurhuleni mayor Mondli Gungubele's wife Rebecca Madipoane Gungubele had to defend herself against opposition to her possible appointment as IEC commissioner.

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We pay rent to Cosatu: SACP
November 20 2014 at 14:48

The SACP says it has not received a political levy from Cosatu in four years but it continues to pay rent to the trade union federation.

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SACP wants meetings with ANC, Cosatu
November 20 2014 at 14:37

The SACP has asked for bilateral meetings with Cosatu and the ANC to discuss unity in the trade union federation.

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‘Zuma never disobeyed Parly rules’
November 20 2014 at 12:56

President Jacob Zuma has never disobeyed the rules of Parliament, Minister in the Presidency Jeff Radebe said.

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Death knell for Tshwane ward committees
November 20 2014 at 12:20

Ward committees and all their activities in the City of Tshwane will immediately cease to exist.

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ANC to meet about Cosatu unity
November 20 2014 at 12:11

The ANC will hold meetings over the next several days to discuss ways of unifying Cosatu, Zwelinzima Vavi says.

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Concern grows as NFP leader stays in hospital
November 20 2014 at 11:19

The NFP has been inundated with calls from supporters desperate to know the condition of Zanele kaMagwaza-Msibi.

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Tshwane explains R15m takeaway budget
November 20 2014 at 10:25

The City of Tshwane says R15m spent on takeaway food was not one month's expenditure.

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SANDF ‘Nkandla’ man won’t testify
November 20 2014 at 10:16

Former surgeon-general Lt-Gen Vejay Ramlakan might go on early retirement following an SANDF probe into Nkandla, a report said.

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Gauteng blows millions on school audits
November 20 2014 at 09:12

The Gauteng Education Department spends R10m a year in forensic audits and fraud-detection reviews in schools.

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‘Vavi must be disciplined’
November 20 2014 at 07:05

Cosatu’s affiliates have re-affirmed that Zwelinzima Vavi must be disciplined on nine charges.

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