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iol.co.za
EFF's endless commotions start bearing fruit#SONA2016 belonged to the EFF. They still were not in Parliament to hear Zuma s
EFF's endless commotions start bearing fruit
iol.co.za / Posted 7 hours ago
#SONA2016 belonged to the EFF. They still were not in Parliament to hear Zuma speak; but they had won a victory on Constitution Hill, writes Victor Kgomoeswana. Brand South Africa desperately needs surgery. After the most anticipated State of the... Read more
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iol.co.za
Sifting out foreign policy from #SONA2016Zuma must be given credit for at least one thing in #SONA2016: consistency in h
Sifting out foreign policy from #SONA2016
iol.co.za / Posted 7 hours ago
Zuma must be given credit for at least one thing in #SONA2016: consistency in his references to foreign policy, writes Peter Fabricius. Embattled President Jacob Zuma must be given credit for at least one thing in his 2016 State of the Nation... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
What awaits Russia in 2020?When the Soviet Union collapsed in 1991, the US and the West declared “victory”
What awaits Russia in 2020?
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted yesterday
When the Soviet Union collapsed in 1991, the US and the West declared “victory” over their main adversary and competitor for influence worldwide. In the immediate aftermath of the disintegration of the Soviet Union as a regime, state and empire, the... Read more
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iol.co.za
Zuma serious about spending cutsPresident Jacob Zuma delivered one of his toughest State of the Nation Addresse
Zuma serious about spending cuts
iol.co.za / Posted 2 days ago
President Jacob Zuma delivered one of his toughest State of the Nation Addresses (SONA) on Thursday night since taking office in 2009. It was not only that the EFF spent an hour disrupting the proceedings in the national assembly, but his speech took... Read more
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International Business Times
South African President Jacob Zuma's State of the Nation address in full South Africa's President Jacob Zuma's annual State of the Nation was constantly
South African President Jacob Zuma's State of the Nation address in full
International Business Times / Posted 2 days ago
South Africa's President Jacob Zuma's annual State of the Nation was constantly heckled by opposition lawmakers inside the parliament. The president went ahead with his address despite constant disruption. Here's Zuma's statement in full: Good... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
President Jacob Zuma: State of the Nation Address 2016President Jacob Zuma, Mrs Bongi Zuma, Parliament Speaker Baleka Mbete and NCOP
President Jacob Zuma: State of the Nation Address 2016
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
President Jacob Zuma, Mrs Bongi Zuma, Parliament Speaker Baleka Mbete and NCOP Chairperson Thandi Modise arrive at Parliament for the State of the Nation Address. State of the Nation Address by Jacob G Zuma, President of the Republic of South Africa... Read more
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iol.co.za
Zuma delivers tough SONA in trying timesPresident Jacob Zuma delivered one of his toughest State of the Nation addresse
Zuma delivers tough SONA in trying times
iol.co.za / Posted 2 days ago
President Jacob Zuma delivered one of his toughest State of the Nation addresses (SONA) on Thursday night, since taking office in 2009. It was not only that the EFF spent an hour disrupting the proceedings in the national assembly, but his speech... Read more
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iol.co.za
Zuma’s full speechState of the Nation Address by President Jacob G Zuma on the occasion of the Jo
Zuma’s full speech
iol.co.za / Posted 2 days ago
State of the Nation Address by President Jacob G Zuma on the occasion of the Joint Sitting of Parliament. Cape Town, 11 February 2016 The Speaker of the National Assembly, The Chairperson of the National Council of Provinces; Deputy Speaker of... Read more
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iol.co.za
Zuma ‘emphasised development plan’#SONA2016 / Cape Town - South Africa’s representative at the Brics New Developm
Zuma ‘emphasised development plan’
iol.co.za / Posted 2 days ago
#SONA2016 / Cape Town - South Africa’s representative at the Brics New Development Bank, Vice-President Leslie Maasdorp, said emphasis on the National Development Plan was the highlight of President Jacob Zuma’s State of the Nation Address (SONA) on... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Cisco Systems Trumps GuidanceDespite the bearish sentiment in the market at present, '(NASDAQ: CSCO) mixed s
Cisco Systems Trumps Guidance
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 2 days ago
Despite the bearish sentiment in the market at present, '(NASDAQ: CSCO) mixed second-quarter results were enough to take its stock higher. It wasn't a flawless report, but the tech giant did enough to dispel fears of an impending collapse in IT... Read more
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Investopedia
The UAE: An Emerging Economy for InvestorsThe tallest towers, largest ports, biggest airports, flashing shopping destinat
The UAE: An Emerging Economy for Investors
Investopedia / Posted 2 days ago
The tallest towers, largest ports, biggest airports, flashing shopping destinations, and a thriving real estate sector with mega projects! Welcome to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and its famous capital city of Dubai. While the much touted BRICs​... Read more
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iol.co.za
Zuma’s resolution to make drastic changesForeign Editor President Jacob Zuma delivered one of his toughest State of the
Zuma’s resolution to make drastic changes
iol.co.za / Posted 2 days ago
Foreign Editor President Jacob Zuma delivered one of his toughest State of the Nation addresses (Sona) last night, since taking office in 2009. It was not only that the EFF spent an hour disrupting the proceedings in the national assembly, but his... Read more
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Daily Maverick
State of the Nation Address 2016We are proud of our democracy and what we have achieved in a short space of tim
State of the Nation Address 2016
Daily Maverick / Posted 2 days ago
We are proud of our democracy and what we have achieved in a short space of time. Our democracy is functional, solid and stable. The Constitution, which has its foundation in the Freedom Charter, proclaims that South Africa belongs to all who live... Read more
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iol.co.za
Zuma ignores Nene questions at #SONA16Parliament – In his State of the Nation speech on Thursday, President Jacob Zum
Zuma ignores Nene questions at #SONA16
iol.co.za / Posted 2 days ago
Parliament – In his State of the Nation speech on Thursday, President Jacob Zuma blamed a number of external factors for the problems facing the economy, steering well clear of demands that he explain the firing of Nhlanhla Nene. EFF leader Godrich... Read more
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iol.co.za
#SONA2016: Zuma's full speechState of the Nation Address by President Jacob G Zuma on the occasion of the Jo
#SONA2016: Zuma's full speech
iol.co.za / Posted 2 days ago
State of the Nation Address by President Jacob G Zuma on the occasion of the Joint Sitting of Parliament. Cape Town, 11 February 2016 The Speaker of the National Assembly, The Chairperson of the National Council of Provinces; Deputy Speaker of... Read more
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Mail & Guardian
Jacob Zuma's full State of the Nation addressThe Speaker of the National Assembly, The Chairperson of the National Council
Jacob Zuma's full State of the Nation address
Mail & Guardian / Posted 2 days ago
The Speaker of the National Assembly, The Chairperson of the National Council of Provinces; Deputy Speaker of the National Assembly and Deputy Chairperson of the NCOP, Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa, Former President Thabo Mbeki, Chief Justice... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Full speech: State of the Nation Address 2016Parliament in Cape Town. (Jerusha Sukhdeo-Raath, News24) Good evening, sanibon
Full speech: State of the Nation Address 2016
News 24 South Africa / Posted 2 days ago
Parliament in Cape Town. (Jerusha Sukhdeo-Raath, News24) Good evening, sanibonani, molweni, dumelang, goeie naand, lotshani, riperile, ndimadekwana, Thank you for the opportunity to address Parliament and the nation. Today marks the 26th... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Join Forces to Lift Economy, Says ZumaPresident Jacob Zuma, Mrs Bongi Zuma, Parliament Speaker Baleka Mbete and NCOP
Join Forces to Lift Economy, Says Zuma
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
President Jacob Zuma, Mrs Bongi Zuma, Parliament Speaker Baleka Mbete and NCOP Chairperson Thandi Modise arrive at Parliament for the State of the Nation Address. By Liesl Peyper and Matthew Le Cordeur President Jacob Zuma appealed to South... Read more
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Zero Hedge
THE SUM OF ALL FEARSHas The Global Recession Begun In Earnest? Whilst riding in the car with my gi
THE SUM OF ALL FEARS
Zero Hedge / Posted 2 days ago
Has The Global Recession Begun In Earnest? Whilst riding in the car with my girlfriend and talking about how close we are to a possible financial Armageddon, she couldn’t help but notice the tone of my last Zerohedge article, and that maybe the... Read more
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iol.co.za
If only Zuma was a statesman ...Vishwas Satgar envisions what Jacob Zuma would do if he considered himself to b
If only Zuma was a statesman ...
iol.co.za / Posted 3 days ago
Vishwas Satgar envisions what Jacob Zuma would do if he considered himself to be a climate emergency president and statesman. Post the Cold War and in the age of high finance, the performance of narrow representative democratic politics has spawned... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
At times, a lie is an act of kindnessChildren are taught from a very young age that lying is reprehensible and any o
At times, a lie is an act of kindness
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 3 days ago
Children are taught from a very young age that lying is reprehensible and any one of you will remember a parent's favourite moralising message on the subject like "tell the truth and shame the devil" or one borrowed, like "O what a tangled web we... Read more
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The Hindu
India near bottom of intellectual property indexIndia remains at the bottom of the Index for the fourth year in a row, accordin
India near bottom of intellectual property index
The Hindu / Posted 3 days ago
India remains at the bottom of the Index for the fourth year in a row, according to the GIPC report India was ranked 37 out of 38 countries, with only Venezuela scoring lower, in the U.S. Chamber of Commerce-International Intellectual Property... Read more
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Business Standard India
A V Rajwade: The resource curseThe situation in the global markets is such that countries with abundant resour
A V Rajwade: The resource curse
Business Standard India / Posted 3 days ago
The situation in the global markets is such that countries with abundant resources are faring worse in terms of development than those with lessThe situation in the global markets is such that countries with abundant... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Another global recessionBarely eight years after the 2008 global economic meltdown, economists are agai
Another global recession
Pilipino Star / Posted 3 days ago
Barely eight years after the 2008 global economic meltdown, economists are again talking of another worldwide recession. Just a few years ago the BRICS – Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa – were poised to join the Group of Seven – USA,... Read more
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Mail & Guardian
China, India and Japan court Africa at the mining tableThis year’s Mining Indaba has been cast as taking place under a pall, but not t
China, India and Japan court Africa at the mining table
Mail & Guardian / Posted 3 days ago
This year’s Mining Indaba has been cast as taking place under a pall, but not too much has changed, at least not from the perspective of China, cited for much of the turmoil in the global mining industry. Chinese government officials here in this... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Trade Is War - Postscript to WTO MC10Kenya played host to the MC10, and the Government had to deliver to the Empire
Trade Is War - Postscript to WTO MC10
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Kenya played host to the MC10, and the Government had to deliver to the Empire what it was obliged to under duress of the imperial system. Unless the South gets together in solidarity with the people of the world in active RESISTANCE against the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Brics Face Brewing External Capitalist Crisis and Growing Internal StrifeBehind the current capitalist crisis lies the tendency to over-accumulate and g
Brics Face Brewing External Capitalist Crisis and Growing Internal Strife
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Behind the current capitalist crisis lies the tendency to over-accumulate and generate gluts. Whereas the BRICS bloc's elites pretend to be offering an alternative, they in fact are trying very hard to make the world system work for their own... Read more
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Business Standard India
46 days in India and counting...Frequent foreign visits and increased engagement with the Indian Diaspora have
46 days in India and counting...
Business Standard India / Posted 5 days ago
Frequent foreign visits and increased engagement with the Indian Diaspora have defined Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s foreign policy initiatives in the first 20 months of his tenure. But Modi is unlikely to be as keen on travelling overseas in... Read more
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Zero Hedge
"I Was Far Too Bullish": Jeremy Siegel Admits Things Are Really, Really Bad Out ThereCan you say Goldman-Sachs East buys out Goldman-Sachs West? This was all mappe
"I Was Far Too Bullish": Jeremy Siegel Admits Things Are Really, Really Bad Out There
Zero Hedge / Posted 5 days ago
Can you say Goldman-Sachs East buys out Goldman-Sachs West? This was all mapped out 40 years ago.We were warned by Ross Perot in 1992 20 years ago….http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=Rkgx1C_S6ls&desktop_uri=%2Fwatch%3Fv%3DRkgx1C_S6lsNow we are being... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
What to Expect When Cisco Systems Inc. Reports EarningsNetworking giant Cisco Systems is set to report its fiscal-second-quarter resul
What to Expect When Cisco Systems Inc. Reports Earnings
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 5 days ago
Networking giant Cisco Systems is set to report its fiscal-second-quarter results after the market close on Wednesday, Feb 10. The company has posted a string of solid quarters, with revenue returning to growth after a difficult fiscal 2014, and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Unlike Other MPs, Nene Highly Employable - RoodtWill Nhlanhla Nene head up the Africa regional centre of the Brazil, Russia, In
Unlike Other MPs, Nene Highly Employable - Roodt
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
Will Nhlanhla Nene head up the Africa regional centre of the Brazil, Russia, India, China and SA (Brics) nations' new Development Bank? Economist Dawie Roodt doesn't think so. He suspects that Nene will land a cushy directorship within the private... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Nene Praised for Integrity and ExcellenceAmid an economic downturn caused by domestic political uncertainty, global fina
Nene Praised for Integrity and Excellence
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
Amid an economic downturn caused by domestic political uncertainty, global financial instability and a critical regional drought, former Finance minister Nhlanhla Nene has emerged with his integrity intact. Popular amongst his staff at National... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
It Was Proper for Me to Resign - NeneFormer finance minister Nhlanhla Nene said, on Saturday, he felt it was "proper
It Was Proper for Me to Resign - Nene
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
Former finance minister Nhlanhla Nene said, on Saturday, he felt it was "proper" for him to resign as an ANC MP. This following his name being put forward to head the African Regional Centre of the New Development Bank/Brics bank. "In line with my... Read more
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Mail & Guardian
Lucrative private sector position beckons for Nene?Will Nhlanhla Nene head up the Africa regional centre of the Brazil, Russia, In
Lucrative private sector position beckons for Nene?
Mail & Guardian / Posted 6 days ago
Will Nhlanhla Nene head up the Africa regional centre of the Brazil, Russia, India, China and SA (Brics) nations’ new Development Bank? Economist Dawie Roodt doesn’t think so. He suspects that Nene will land a cushy directorship within the private... Read more
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iafrica.com
Nene integrity praised after Parly exitFormer finance minister Nhlanhla Nene in Parliament. Credit: GCIS/Flickr Forme
Nene integrity praised after Parly exit
iafrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
Former finance minister Nhlanhla Nene in Parliament. Credit: GCIS/Flickr Former Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene has been praised after it emerged that he had resigned as a Member of Parliament following his sacking in December. The office of... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Unlike other MPs, Nhlanhla Nene is highly employable: Dawie RoodtEconomist Dawie Roodt doesn't think so. He suspects that Nene will land a cushy
Unlike other MPs, Nhlanhla Nene is highly employable: Dawie Roodt
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 6 days ago
Economist Dawie Roodt doesn't think so. He suspects that Nene will land a cushy directorship within the private sector. News24 reported on Friday that Nene, who has been an ANC Member of Parliament (MP) for more than a decade, quit in December but... Read more
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IAfrica South African Business News
Nene integrity praised after Parly exitFormer finance minister Nhlanhla Nene in Parliament. Credit: GCIS/Flickr Forme
Nene integrity praised after Parly exit
IAfrica South African Business News / Posted 6 days ago
Former finance minister Nhlanhla Nene in Parliament. Credit: GCIS/Flickr Former Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene has been praised after it emerged that he had resigned as a Member of Parliament following his sacking in December. The office of... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Iran Says No Thanks To Dollars; Demands Euro Payment For Oil SalesGonna laugh when the Euro goes 80 dollar cents this year. Iran views the world
Iran Says No Thanks To Dollars; Demands Euro Payment For Oil Sales
Zero Hedge / Posted 6 days ago
Gonna laugh when the Euro goes 80 dollar cents this year. Iran views the world through a very warped looking glass and, like China, thinks they will win no matter what. China is big enough to drive the world over the edge, whereas Iran is about the... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Nene praised for integrity and excellencePopular amongst his staff at National Treasury and with the broader business co
Nene praised for integrity and excellence
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 6 days ago
Popular amongst his staff at National Treasury and with the broader business community, the former Member of Parliament (MP) has been described for his political bravery and tough stance on fiscal discipline. While his nerves of steel against... Read more
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iol.co.za
Govt ‘working to avert downgrade’Polokwane - Government is doing everything it can to avert a further downgrade
Govt ‘working to avert downgrade’
iol.co.za / Posted 7 days ago
Polokwane - Government is doing everything it can to avert a further downgrade by rating agencies, Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Saturday night. South Africa’s struggling economy could attract more investors, particularly in the marine... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Assange UN Decision Foreshadows Crucial Changes2016-02-06For the first tie since the Un was founded, there is a chance that th
Assange UN Decision Foreshadows Crucial Changes
Op-Ed News / Posted 7 days ago
2016-02-06For the first tie since the Un was founded, there is a chance that the next Secretary General will not be a US pawn, but someone who truly represents the ethos of the majority of the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
DA to Demand Answers Over Nene's Sacking At SONA DebatePresident Jacob Zuma will be under massive pressure to explain why he fired for
DA to Demand Answers Over Nene's Sacking At SONA Debate
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
President Jacob Zuma will be under massive pressure to explain why he fired former finance minister Nhlanhla Nene during the State of the Nation address, the DA said on Saturday. "The resignation... after a long and distinguished career in the... Read more
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The Manila Times
China deadly serious in effort to dominate our ‘Mediterranean’FOR BEIJING, CHINA SEA DISPUTE IS FIRST OF ALL A SECURITY ISSUE February 6, 20
China deadly serious in effort to dominate our ‘Mediterranean’
The Manila Times / Posted 8 days ago
FOR BEIJING, CHINA SEA DISPUTE IS FIRST OF ALL A SECURITY ISSUE February 6, 2016 10:05 pm WE Filipinos take few of our policy problems seriously. But I don’t think we can laugh off our... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Opposition parties back Nene on his decision to resign DA leader, Mmusi Maimane says Zuma must account for his decision to remove Ne
Opposition parties back Nene on his decision to resign
Eye Witness News / Posted 8 days ago
DA leader, Mmusi Maimane says Zuma must account for his decision to remove Nene as Finance Minister. Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene at President Jacob Zuma's update on the State of the Nation... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
DA to demand answers over Nene's sacking at SONA debateTammy Petersen, News24 (Wim Pretorius, News24) Cape Town - President Jacob Zu
DA to demand answers over Nene's sacking at SONA debate
News 24 South Africa / Posted 8 days ago
Tammy Petersen, News24 (Wim Pretorius, News24) Cape Town - President Jacob Zuma will be under massive pressure to explain why he fired former finance minister Nhlanhla Nene during the State of the Nation address, the DA said on Saturday. “The... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
DA to demand answers over Nene's sacking at SONA debate“The resignation… after a long and distinguished career in the finance family i
DA to demand answers over Nene's sacking at SONA debate
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 8 days ago
“The resignation… after a long and distinguished career in the finance family is a blow to Parliament,” said DA Shadow Minister of Finance David Maynier. In a statement, he said the former minister, who resigned as an ANC MP in December, paid a... Read more
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iol.co.za
Sizani won’t speculate on #NhlanhlaNeneCape Town - African National Congress chief whip Stone Sizani's office on Satur
Sizani won’t speculate on #NhlanhlaNene
iol.co.za / Posted 8 days ago
Cape Town - African National Congress chief whip Stone Sizani's office on Saturday declined to “speculate” on the reasons for former finance minister Nhlanhla Nene's resignation as an MP. “The office of the ANC chief whip confirms that... Nene... Read more
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iol.co.za
#NhlanhlaNene's resignation 'a blow to Parliament’Cape Town - Former Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene's resignation as an MP is a “
#NhlanhlaNene's resignation 'a blow to Parliament’
iol.co.za / Posted 8 days ago
Cape Town - Former Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene's resignation as an MP is a “blow to Parliament”, the Democratic Alliance said on Saturday. “The resignation of former minister of finance Nhlanhla Nene after a long and distinguished career in the... Read more
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Eye Witness News
DA not surprised by Nhlanhla Nene's resignation DA leader, Mmusi Maimane says Zuma must account for his decision to remove Ne
DA not surprised by Nhlanhla Nene's resignation
Eye Witness News / Posted 8 days ago
DA leader, Mmusi Maimane says Zuma must account for his decision to remove Nene as Finance Minister. DA leader Mmusi Maimane delivered a race speech on Tuesday at the Apartheid Museum. Picture: Vumani... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
It was proper for me to resign as MP, says NeneThis following his name being put forward to head the African Regional Centre o
It was proper for me to resign as MP, says Nene
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 8 days ago
This following his name being put forward to head the African Regional Centre of the New Development Bank/Brics bank. “Yes, I resigned last year,” he confirmed. “In line with my removal [and being nominated for the Brics bank position] I felt it... Read more
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