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Daily Archives: 18th Jul 2016

Mandela memorial ghost haunts SA deputy minister

The ghost of Nelson Mandela’s two memorial events that the Mpumalanga provincial government paid for but failed to take place has come back to haunt South African deputy minister for rural development and land reform Candith Mashego-Dlamini. On March 20, ...

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Don’t let corruption, state capture, recolonise Africa – Phosa

Former African National Congress treasurer-general, Dr Mathews Phosa, has warned Africa against re-colonising itself through corruption, nepotism and state capture. Phosa made the appeal in his acceptance speech after being named the recipient of the 6th African Achievers Awards (AAA) ...

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UN commends South Africa for its leading role in tackling HIV and AIDS

The Secretary-General today met with Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa, on the opening day of the AIDS2016 conference in Durban. The Secretary-General commended South Africa for its progress in the fight against AIDS, particularly in giving access to treatment to people ...

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Premier’s office at pains to produce R3 million Mandela video

Mystery surrounds the whereabouts of a R3 million video that Mpumalanga Premier David Mabuza’s office paid for using taxpayer’s money as part of the province’s R70 million memorial services for late former President Nelson Mandela. According to information that Ziwaphi ...

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