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Sun, 17 Dec 2017 15:03:48 EST

The National Youth Development Agency (NYDA) has welcomed President Jacob Zuma’s announcement of free higher education for poor, working class students. “The NYDA welcomes President Zuma’s response to the Heher Commission of Inquiry into Higher Education and Training. This ground-breaking decision comes at a time wherein almost a million candidates sat for the matric final […]

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Sun, 17 Dec 2017 14:56:53 EST

Johannesburg – Is AKA falling to the continues surge driving artist into poverty or loss their lavishing lifestyle, due to running with the taxman. Aka told former manager that he owes the SA Revenue Service (Sars) at least R2 million. His former manager, Raphael Benza, has dragged Forbes to court, claiming the rapper owed his […]

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Sun, 17 Dec 2017 14:26:20 EST

The South African Revenue Service will collect the Sugary Beverages Levy (SBL) from 1 April 2018. The levy is fixed at 2.1 cents per gram of the sugar content that exceeds four grams per 100ml, which means the first four grams per 100ml are levy free. SARS on Friday said the levy falls under the […]

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Sun, 17 Dec 2017 14:13:34 EST

JOHANNESBURG – South Africa’s ruling African National Congress formally nominated Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa and former cabinet minister Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma as the only candidates to run for the presidency of the party at a conference on Sunday. Also read: Top six for ANC finalised The official nominations, announced by an election official, come after months […]

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Sun, 17 Dec 2017 14:03:02 EST

UNITED NATIONS – The United Nations Security Council is due to vote on Monday on a draft resolution that would insist decisions on the status of Jerusalem have no legal effect and must be rescinded, diplomats said on Sunday, after U.S. President Donald Trump recognized the city as Israel’s capital. Also read: Trump to recognize […]

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Sun, 17 Dec 2017 13:51:23 EST

Johannesburg – ANC delegates at the party’s national conference have finalised the nomination of candidates to fill the top six positions of the party. For president, delegates nominated current Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa and former Africa Union Chair Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma.   There is really nothing that the #Top6 can salvage. The pervasive corruption will […]

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Sat, 16 Dec 2017 17:08:51 EST

Sbahle Mpisane is without a doubt one of the most famous fitness bunnies in South Africa, a first glimpse was happened when she was linked to Itumeleng Khune a couple of years ago, although the duo broke up, sources close to the situation have confirmed that the couple is back together. Earlier this week, the socialite […]

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Sat, 16 Dec 2017 16:34:04 EST

ABUJA – A major Nigerian oil union said on Saturday it would launch a strike from Monday after talks aimed at resolving a dispute with domestic oil and gas companies reached a deadlock. The Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN), whose members mainly work in the upstream oil industry, is clashing […]

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Sat, 16 Dec 2017 16:27:00 EST

JOHANNESBURG – The African National Congress (ANC), South Africa’s only ruler since the end of apartheid, votes this weekend in a race too close to call to replace Jacob Zuma as party leader with the winner also likely to become the next president. The election is perhaps the most pivotal moment for the ANC in […]

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Sat, 16 Dec 2017 16:17:49 EST

Thread Article This is a developing story FREETOWN – Two Ebola survivors in Sierra Leone filed a lawsuit in a regional court on Friday, accusing the government of mismanaging funds during an epidemic that killed more than 3,000 people in the West African nation. More than 11,300 people died in total during the worst outbreak of the highly contagious disease, […]

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