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Student Protests Disrupt Academic Activities At Several TUT Campuses

Protests at Tshwane University of Technology (TUT) continue to disrupt classes. The  suspension of all academic activities at campuses in Pretoria, Arts, Arcadia, Ga-Rankuwa, eMalahleni and Mbombela remains. The university says on Monday, learning still took place at Soshanguve and Polokwane campuses. TUT spokesperson Willa De Ruyter said despite the protests, academic, administrative and support staff […]

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Mboweni Under Huge Pressure Over Wednesday’s Budget Speech

Mboweni will make his maiden Budget speech in the National Assembly on Wednesday afternoon and is under huge pressure. He’s expected to unveil details of the government’s rescue plan for Eskom. But strained public finances, a limping economy and the need to keep government debt in check make this Budget a tough test. Mboweni arguably faces the […]

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Trump To Venezuelan Military: ‘Support Guaido Or Loose Everything’

US President Donald Trump on Monday urged Venezuela’s military to accept opposition leader Juan Guaido’s amnesty offer, or stand to “lose everything,” as a crisis deepened over President Nicolas Maduro’s refusal to let in desperately needed humanitarian aid. Bringing in humanitarian aid is crucial to the viability of Guaido, who has denounced Maduro’s re-election last year as fraudulent and in […]

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Queen And Adam Lambert To Give Live Performance At Oscars

British rock band Queen will perform live at Sunday’s Oscars ceremony, organisers said on Monday, following the blockbuster success of best picture nominee Bohemian Rhapsody. “Is this the real life? Is this just fantasy? We welcome @QueenWillRock and @adamlambert to this year’s Oscars!” the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced on its official Twitter […]

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Calls For Tito Mboweni To Shelve Sugar Tax In Budget Speech

JOHANNESBURG – There are calls for Finance Minister Tito Mboweni to shelve the sugary beverages tax when he announces the country’s Budget speech in Parliament on Wednesday. The tax on sugar-sweetened drinks was introduced in 2018 to reduce the consumption of sugary beverages, which has adverse effects on health such as obesity. The SA Canegrowers […]

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Makhura’s SOPA Speech Failed To Tell Truth About Gauteng, Say Opposition Parties

JOHANNESBURG – Opposition parties say Premier David Makhura’s State of the Province Address (Sopa) failed to tell the truth about the real state of affairs in the Gauteng. Makhura delivered his last address in Ekurhuleni on Monday as his term as leader of the country’s economic hub draws to an end. Makhura used his State […]

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ANC To Develop Sexual Harassment Policy In Wake Of Pule Mabe Matter

JOHANNESBURG – The African National Congress (ANC) says it will develop a sexual harassment policy that will clarify how political principles and their subordinates must relate during work hours. The party has accepted recommendations of a grievance panel which has found that there’s no evidence supporting claims that party spokesperson Pule Mabe sexually harassed his […]

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Another Controversial DA Billboard Destroyed

The Democratic Alliance s’ (DA) billboard on load shedding has been burnt down a day after it was put up. The billboard, located in the same spot as the controversial ‘The ANC is killing us’ billboard was put up, was unveiled on Sunday afternoon following almost a week of abrupt load shedding across the country. The latest billboard had […]

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Highlights Special Of The 25th Investing In African Mining Indaba

The mood was upbeat at the 25th Investing in African Mining Indaba held in Cape Town from 4 to 7 February 2019. The CNBC Africa team was there to bring you interviews with several ministers, CEOs and mining sector leaders. It was also the first Indaba where a South African president delivered a keynote address.

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40 Miners Remain Trapped In Collapsed Liberian Gold Mine

Fellow miners have been using their bare hands to remove debris in an effort to free some 40 gold miners who have been trapped for a week, a spokesperson for Liberia’s disaster management agency said on Sunday. Authorities are now trying to arrange for an excavator to help in the rescue effort in Gbonipea, located […]

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