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AllAfrica.com
Are There Patriots in the House?Jacob Zuma is on the ropes. But impeachment by parliament or a National Executi
Are There Patriots in the House?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 hours ago
Jacob Zuma is on the ropes. But impeachment by parliament or a National Executive Committee recall vote are unlikely. Both bodies are stacked with loyalists. Is that the end of the road for #ZumaMustFall, or are there others who can land the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Markets Have All Eyes On Zuma's Critical SONA SpeechThe rand weakened slightly to R15.92 at 09:55 ahead of President Jacob Zuma's S
Markets Have All Eyes On Zuma's Critical SONA Speech
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 hours ago
The rand weakened slightly to R15.92 at 09:55 ahead of President Jacob Zuma's State of the Nation speech on Thursday, which will be watched closely by local investors hoping for a sign that the country can stave off a credit rating downgrade to "junk... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Ditching the millstone that is ZumaPresident Jacob Zuma will not be removed from his position by the courts, nor b
Ditching the millstone that is Zuma
Daily Maverick / Posted 12 hours ago
President Jacob Zuma will not be removed from his position by the courts, nor by Parliament. He will be removed by politics. Specifically, he will be removed by a decision of the National Executive Committee of the ANC, or by the electorate. When he... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Are there patriots in the house?Three other sources of power in the ANC matter: the Top Six full-time officials
Are there patriots in the house?
Daily Maverick / Posted 12 hours ago
Three other sources of power in the ANC matter: the Top Six full-time officials in control of the party day-to-day; the Cabinet; and the party’s big funders. All are building up a head of steam for removal, but are they enough? And do they want it... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
De Lille launches DA voter registration driveThulani Gqirana, News24 Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille (Picture: Tammy Pete
De Lille launches DA voter registration drive
News 24 South Africa / Posted 22 hours ago
Thulani Gqirana, News24 Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille (Picture: Tammy Petersen) Cape Town – The DA has embarked on a voter registration drive for the 2016 local government elections. DA Cape Town mayoral candidate, Patricia de Lille, kicked... Read more
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iol.co.za
Zwane welcomes Japanese supportCape Town - Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane on Wednesday welcomed a
Zwane welcomes Japanese support
iol.co.za / Posted yesterday
Cape Town - Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane on Wednesday welcomed a commitment by the Japanese government to increase its investment in South Africa. The additional investment comes despite the current downturn in the global economy. “We... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
President Sets Up Task Team to Tackle Jobs, GrowthCape Town — President Jacob Zuma says a joint task team of government and busin
President Sets Up Task Team to Tackle Jobs, Growth
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Cape Town — President Jacob Zuma says a joint task team of government and business executives will be established to focus solely on economic growth and job creation. The President announced this shortly after meeting with CEOs of top companies in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Sanral Using Private Debt Collectors for E-Toll Fees - OutaThe use of an SMS that directs Gauteng e-toll users to pay outstanding fees is
Sanral Using Private Debt Collectors for E-Toll Fees - Outa
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
The use of an SMS that directs Gauteng e-toll users to pay outstanding fees is illegal, said the Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse (Outa) on Wednesday. Outa, which changed its name from Opposition to Urban Tolling Alliance recently, said it needed the... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Sanral using private debt collectors for e-toll fees, says OutaOuta, which changed its name from Opposition to Urban Tolling Alliance recently
Sanral using private debt collectors for e-toll fees, says Outa
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted yesterday
Outa, which changed its name from Opposition to Urban Tolling Alliance recently, said it needed the public to “register their dissent” so that it can begin “a mass-action campaign to put a halt to Sanral's intimidating messages”. Sanral (the SA... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Farewell, Mr LootsJohannesburg — President Jacob Zuma has described Hermanus Loots as a man who f
Farewell, Mr Loots
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Johannesburg — President Jacob Zuma has described Hermanus Loots as a man who fought for a non-racial and united South Africa that is free of poverty and inequality. "He fought for a truly united, non-racial, non-sexist, democratic and prosperous... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
E toll billingGood afternoon I received a text message on 08/02/2016 stating that I owe R1934
E toll billing
News 24 South Africa / Posted yesterday
Good afternoon I received a text message on 08/02/2016 stating that I owe R19344 and if I pay R7737 I will get a discount of R11606 and failure to settle will result in a loss of discount vehicle listing etc. I never signed any documentation stating... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Trainspotter: The ides of March – the EFF takes ConCourt1. Prologue Was today, Tuesday 9 February 2016, the most important day in Sout
Trainspotter: The ides of March – the EFF takes ConCourt
Daily Maverick / Posted yesterday
1. Prologue Was today, Tuesday 9 February 2016, the most important day in South Africa’s nascent democracy? Ah, but who are we to trifle with such questions? Those are best left for Clio, history’s muse, who is currently being lobbied heavily by... Read more
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Daily Maverick
KwaZulu-Natal's intra-ANC violence: Killing Fields Redux?It was a virtual war of attrition between the IFP and the ANC. Those who were a
KwaZulu-Natal's intra-ANC violence: Killing Fields Redux?
Daily Maverick / Posted yesterday
It was a virtual war of attrition between the IFP and the ANC. Those who were affected by the conflict, both from the IFP and the ANC, agree that it was a chapter best left closed forever. But now there is growing unease about tensions between the... Read more
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Daily Maverick
What the SONA ought to be sayingI have read the recent report from the World Bank, which says, “South Africa’s
What the SONA ought to be saying
Daily Maverick / Posted yesterday
I have read the recent report from the World Bank, which says, “South Africa’s economy is at risk of falling into recession”. The Bank has cut the country’s growth forecast for this year to a pathetic 0.8%, which sadly is in line with the... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Zuma causes a stir during walkaboutPeople jostled to shake Zuma's hand and chanted his clan name "Nxamalala" as he
Zuma causes a stir during walkabout
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 2 days ago
People jostled to shake Zuma's hand and chanted his clan name "Nxamalala" as he entered the Belle Ombre taxi rank. But many continued with their businesses, ignoring the commotion. Some said they could not wait for him to leave as he was causing a... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
ANC Will Not Play Zama Zama With People's Futures - RamaphosaBy Jeanette Chabalala, News24 The ANC would not gamble with people's futures d
ANC Will Not Play Zama Zama With People's Futures - Ramaphosa
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
By Jeanette Chabalala, News24 The ANC would not gamble with people's futures during the 2016 local government elections, Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Sunday. "We will not play 'Zama Zama' with our people's future. We will not allow our... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Cope considering criminal charges against ANCYL's Maine over civil war talkCongress of the People (Cope) spokesperson Dennis Bloem on Monday said the part
Cope considering criminal charges against ANCYL's Maine over civil war talk
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 3 days ago
Congress of the People (Cope) spokesperson Dennis Bloem on Monday said the party is consulting “its legal team to formulate a possible charge of incitement” the African National Congress Youth League (ANCYL) president. “We are seriously alarmed at... Read more
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iol.co.za
Cosatu ‘must be a champion of workers’Polokwane - The government is certain it will reach agreement with the Congress
Cosatu ‘must be a champion of workers’
iol.co.za / Posted 3 days ago
Polokwane - The government is certain it will reach agreement with the Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) on the minimum wage and other issues, Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Sunday. He was addressing hundreds of African... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Jacob Zuma and the rise and fall of the ANCJacob Gedleyihlekisa Zuma may be remembered by future generations as the man wh
Jacob Zuma and the rise and fall of the ANC
Daily Maverick / Posted 3 days ago
Jacob Gedleyihlekisa Zuma may be remembered by future generations as the man who presided over the decline of a once-glorious liberation movement, and the ruin of Africa’s most powerful political economy. From that fateful day, in December 2007,... Read more
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Daily Maverick
It is all about political capitalThis time it is, because of the issue of political capital. Political capital
It is all about political capital
Daily Maverick / Posted 3 days ago
This time it is, because of the issue of political capital. Political capital is a funny thing. It's amorphous, yet people immediately know if you have it or not. It can be difficult to understand; some unlikely people have managed to have a big... Read more
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iol.co.za
End vote buying in ANC: RamaphosaPolokwane - Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa on Sunday called for an end to sla
End vote buying in ANC: Ramaphosa
iol.co.za / Posted 3 days ago
Polokwane - Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa on Sunday called for an end to slate politics, vote buying, and gate keeping in the African National Congress, and a focus on serving the community selflessly. “In 2016 and beyond, the NEC [national... 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 4 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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The Times & The Sunday Times
Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it's the GuptasWatch: We will not sell SA to the Guptas over a curry - Malema's top five #Zupt
Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it's the Guptas
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 6 days ago
Watch: We will not sell SA to the Guptas over a curry - Malema's top five #Zupta quotes The man on fire, controversial and entertaining, EFF leader Julius Malema cooked up some of his best rhetoric while addressing the media on Thursday. Watch the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Accounting Tricks With Coca-ColaEditor's Note "The Cayman-based Conco is one of more than 25 entities located
Accounting Tricks With Coca-Cola
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
Editor's Note "The Cayman-based Conco is one of more than 25 entities located in tax havens -- just over 30 percent of the [Coca-Cola's] total 'financial' subsidiary disclosures.. Of those based in tax havens, almost half use Delaware, including the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Phiyega Charges - Full Political Accountability Must Now FollowThe DA welcomes the decision by the Independent Police Investigative Directorat
Phiyega Charges - Full Political Accountability Must Now Follow
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
The DA welcomes the decision by the Independent Police Investigative Directorate (IPID) to criminally charge suspended National Police Commissioner, Riah Phiyega, and former North West Police Commissioner, Zukiswa Mbombo, in relation to their... Read more
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iol.co.za
Vanished e-tolls: You still have to pay themJohannesburg - E-toll debt hasn’t disappeared; all debt before September 2015 h
Vanished e-tolls: You still have to pay them
iol.co.za / Posted 7 days ago
Johannesburg - E-toll debt hasn’t disappeared; all debt before September 2015 has simply been ring-fenced. This was the explanation given by Electronic Toll Collection chief operating officer Mark Ridgway for e-toll debt not reflecting on some... Read more
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iol.co.za
SA’s unions hobbled by strife, job cutsCape Town - Once one of South Africa’s most powerful political forces, the labo
SA’s unions hobbled by strife, job cuts
iol.co.za / Posted 8 days ago
Cape Town - Once one of South Africa’s most powerful political forces, the labour movement is floundering as infighting and job losses deplete its ranks and the governing African National Congress rides roughshod over union demands for policy... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
New EC business chamber targets tendersGetting a fair share of lucrative government infrastructure tenders is a key fo
New EC business chamber targets tenders
Daily Dispatch / Posted 8 days ago
Getting a fair share of lucrative government infrastructure tenders is a key focus of the new Eastern Cape Chamber of Business (ECCOB). The 22-member chamber launched in East London late last month. The new Eastern Cape Chamber of Business (ECCOB)... Read more
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iol.co.za
Sanral denies wiping off e-toll balancesJohannesburg - Gauteng motorists might have been forgiven for thinking Christma
Sanral denies wiping off e-toll balances
iol.co.za / Posted 8 days ago
Johannesburg - Gauteng motorists might have been forgiven for thinking Christmas had come late when the Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse suggested on Tuesday that the South African National Roads Agency had randomly written off millions in e-toll... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Mashatile comes back to Gauteng from the coldMashatile, who once served as Gauteng premier, has been appointed MEC of human
Mashatile comes back to Gauteng from the cold
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 8 days ago
Mashatile, who once served as Gauteng premier, has been appointed MEC of human settlements, co-operative governance and traditional affairs. The former minister of arts and culture has been in political obscurity since he lost his bid for the... Read more
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iol.co.za
Marikana: DA wants politicians chargedJohannesburg – The Democratic Alliance (DA) on Tuesday said it welcomed the dec
Marikana: DA wants politicians charged
iol.co.za / Posted 8 days ago
Johannesburg – The Democratic Alliance (DA) on Tuesday said it welcomed the decision by the Independent Police Investigative Directorate (Ipid) to criminally charge suspended National Police Commissioner, Riah Phiyega, and former North West Police... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Tough times means Presidency has no money for overflow Sona guestsDan Calderwood, News24 Cape Town – The Presidency will not be able to invite o
Tough times means Presidency has no money for overflow Sona guests
News 24 South Africa / Posted 8 days ago
Dan Calderwood, News24 Cape Town – The Presidency will not be able to invite overflow guests to this year's State of the Nation Address (Sona) due to the depressed economic climate, it said in a statement. The Presidency said in a statement that... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
DA Welcomes Charges Against Phiyega, MbomboThe Democratic Alliance has welcomed an Independent Police Investigative Direct
DA Welcomes Charges Against Phiyega, Mbombo
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
The Democratic Alliance has welcomed an Independent Police Investigative Directorate (Ipid) decision to criminally charge suspended national commissioner Riah Phiyega and former North West Police Commissioner, Zukiswa Mbombo. But they should not be... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
DA welcomes charges against Phiyega, MbomboThulani Gqirana, News24 Cape Town - The DA has welcomed an Independent Police
DA welcomes charges against Phiyega, Mbombo
News 24 South Africa / Posted 8 days ago
Thulani Gqirana, News24 Cape Town - The DA has welcomed an Independent Police Investigative Directorate (IPID) decision to criminally charge suspended national commissioner Riah Phiyega and former North West Police Commissioner, Zukiswa Mbombo. But... Read more
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iol.co.za
ANC to appoint caretaker leaders in W CapeTHE ANC’s national executive committee has once again been forced to intervene
ANC to appoint caretaker leaders in W Cape
iol.co.za / Posted 9 days ago
THE ANC’s national executive committee has once again been forced to intervene in the party’s Western Cape leadership by announcing that two, or possibly three, caretakers will be appointed to fill the breach left by provincial chairperson Marius... Read more
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Mail & Guardian
Dlamini-Zuma keeps friends and enemies guessingPolitical allies and and factional opponents of African Union Commission chairp
Dlamini-Zuma keeps friends and enemies guessing
Mail & Guardian / Posted 9 days ago
Political allies and and factional opponents of African Union Commission chairperson Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma are equally in the dark about whether she will stay on in her position in Ethiopia – or come home and possibly run for president. When asked... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Dlamini-Zuma On Her Political Future - 'Wait and See'By Carien Du Plessis, News24 Correspondent African Union Commission chairperso
Dlamini-Zuma On Her Political Future - 'Wait and See'
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
By Carien Du Plessis, News24 Correspondent African Union Commission chairperson Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma is bent on keeping everybody guessing until the last minute over whether she would stay on in her position in Ethiopia - or come home to run for... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Dlamini Zuma on her political future: 'Wait and see'Carien du Plessis, News24 Correspondent Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma (Simon Maina, A
Dlamini Zuma on her political future: 'Wait and see'
News 24 South Africa / Posted 10 days ago
Carien du Plessis, News24 Correspondent Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma (Simon Maina, AFP) Addis Ababa - African Union Commission chairperson Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma is bent on keeping everybody guessing until the last minute over whether she would stay on... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Singing for Dlamini ZumaSabelo Nsele, The Witness Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma Pietermaritzburg - Though th
Singing for Dlamini Zuma
News 24 South Africa / Posted 10 days ago
Sabelo Nsele, The Witness Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma Pietermaritzburg - Though the ANC can deal with any member who stirs the 2017 succession debate and effectively shut them up, they have no say over the lyrics of popular songs that enter the... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Who's running this country?Or does he do it with his benefactors, the Gupta family? If he does do it with
Who's running this country?
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 10 days ago
Or does he do it with his benefactors, the Gupta family? If he does do it with the Guptas, as seems clear from his last two cabinet appointments, it means that he has again betrayed the 11436921 (that's nearly 11.5 million) people who queued to vote... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Theology degree scam rocks South AfricaScores of church leaders may be getting a rude awakening as their theological q
Theology degree scam rocks South Africa
News 24 South Africa / Posted 14 days ago
Scores of church leaders may be getting a rude awakening as their theological qualifications are revealed to be less worth than the paper they are printed on. Following a recent investigation by the Department of Higher Education, a total of 53... Read more
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iol.co.za
Post Office’s financial woes deepenJohannesburg - The financial crisis at the South African Post Office (Sapo) dee
Post Office’s financial woes deepen
iol.co.za / Posted 14 days ago
Johannesburg - The financial crisis at the South African Post Office (Sapo) deepened yesterday after the entity recorded a loss of R1.4 billion in the year under review. The financial woes at Sapo took place while it was being overseen by Deputy... Read more
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Daily Maverick
The next State of the Nation Address: A fableOnce upon a midnight dreary, while I pondered, weak and weary, Over many a qua
The next State of the Nation Address: A fable
Daily Maverick / Posted 14 days ago
Once upon a midnight dreary, while I pondered, weak and weary, Over many a quaint and curious volume of forgotten lore— While I nodded, nearly napping, suddenly there came a tapping, As of some one gently rapping, rapping at my chamber... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Lagardien’s tabloid intellectualismThe Daily Maverick’s publication of Ismail Lagardien’s defence of the ANC expos
Lagardien’s tabloid intellectualism
Daily Maverick / Posted 15 days ago
The Daily Maverick’s publication of Ismail Lagardien’s defence of the ANC exposes a long held suspicion that they are running short of people who can coherently and qualitatively defend the ANC. Lagardien’s input built itself on alarmism, baseless... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Trainspotter: Thabo Mbeki, the farce awakenedSupreme Leader Snoke: There has been an awakening. Have you felt it? Time shri
Trainspotter: Thabo Mbeki, the farce awakened
Daily Maverick / Posted 15 days ago
Supreme Leader Snoke: There has been an awakening. Have you felt it? Time shrinks. The lure of the past, a bedazzled fishhook dangled in front of us by the great clock in the sky, is nothing more than a shiny bauble heralding Oblivion. There is,... Read more
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iol.co.za
Parly misleading public, says OutaParliament – The Opposition to Urban Tolling Alliance (Outa) on Tuesday accused
Parly misleading public, says Outa
iol.co.za / Posted 15 days ago
Parliament – The Opposition to Urban Tolling Alliance (Outa) on Tuesday accused Parliament’s portfolio committee on transport of grossly misleading the public with a statement suggesting the pressure group had softened its stance on e-tolls. Outa... Read more
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iol.co.za
tolls fight not over, says OutaParliament – The Opposition to Urban Tolling Alliance (Outa) on Tuesday accused
tolls fight not over, says Outa
iol.co.za / Posted 15 days ago
Parliament – The Opposition to Urban Tolling Alliance (Outa) on Tuesday accused Parliament’s portfolio committee on transport of grossly misleading the public with a statement suggesting the pressure group had softened its stance on e-tolls. Outa... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
OUTA Not Opposed to E-Tolls, Committee On Transport HearsThe Portfolio Committee on Transport heard today that the Opposition to Urban T
OUTA Not Opposed to E-Tolls, Committee On Transport Hears
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 days ago
The Portfolio Committee on Transport heard today that the Opposition to Urban Tolling Alliance (OUTA) is not opposed to e-tolling as people need to pay in order to have good road infrastructure. Mr Wayne Duwenage, OUTA Chairperson, told the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Parliament On Opposition to Urban Tolling AllianceOUTA not opposed to e-tolls, Committee on Transport hears The Portfolio Commit
Parliament On Opposition to Urban Tolling Alliance
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 days ago
OUTA not opposed to e-tolls, Committee on Transport hears The Portfolio Committee on Transport heard today that the Opposition to Urban Tolling Alliance (OUTA) is not opposed to e-tolling as people need to pay in order to have good road... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Tolls Must Go, Outa Tells ParliamentA single mother should not have to worry about having enough funds to pay for e
Tolls Must Go, Outa Tells Parliament
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 days ago
A single mother should not have to worry about having enough funds to pay for e-tolls at the end of the month, on top of everything else. This was one of the arguments that the Opposition to Urban Tolling Alliance (Outa) put to Parliament on... Read more
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