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News 24 South Africa
SAA boss mum on whether Zuma intervened to stop SAA Emirates dealSAA chairperson Dudu Myeni. Picture: Muntu Vilakazi/City Press Dudu Myeni, cha
SAA boss mum on whether Zuma intervened to stop SAA Emirates deal
News 24 South Africa / Posted 12 hours ago
SAA chairperson Dudu Myeni. Picture: Muntu Vilakazi/City Press Dudu Myeni, chairperson of South African Airways refused to say in Parliament whether President Jacob Zuma called her personally to stop an agreement between SAA and Emirates... Read more
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Mail & Guardian
SAA boss chided over 'glib' answers in ParliamentSouth African Airways is still making a loss, though it had managed to slash it
SAA boss chided over 'glib' answers in Parliament
Mail & Guardian / Posted 14 hours ago
South African Airways is still making a loss, though it had managed to slash it by 43% through cost savings, the top management of the national carrier on Wednesday told MPs who reacted with dismay across party lines. “Although we still lost money,... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Nuclear the cheapest - subsidises renewables‚ says ministerAnother day of heated parliamentary debate as ministers refused to lift the vei
Nuclear the cheapest - subsidises renewables‚ says minister
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 14 hours ago
Another day of heated parliamentary debate as ministers refused to lift the veil of secrecy surrounding the proposed nuclear new build deal. Opposition MPs were blocked by minister after minister in yesterday's parliamentary question session as they... Read more
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iol.co.za
MPs seek answers on fresh SAA lossesParliament – South African Airways is still making a loss, though it had manage
MPs seek answers on fresh SAA losses
iol.co.za / Posted yesterday
Parliament – South African Airways is still making a loss, though it had managed to slash it by 43 percent through cost savings, the top management of the national carrier on Wednesday told MPs who reacted with dismay across party lines. “Although... Read more
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Mail & Guardian
'Nuclear build will be affordable'South Africa was firmly committed to adding to its nuclear energy capacity but
'Nuclear build will be affordable'
Mail & Guardian / Posted 2 days ago
South Africa was firmly committed to adding to its nuclear energy capacity but would only sign a supplier agreement with another country if it was affordable and in line with local procurement rules, energy minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson told MPs on... Read more
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iol.co.za
Tripartite deal to save mining jobsINDEPENDENT MEDIASA Miners Development Association deputy president Peter Teman
Tripartite deal to save mining jobs
iol.co.za / Posted 2 days ago
INDEPENDENT MEDIASA Miners Development Association deputy president Peter Temane (left), Chamber of Mines deputy president Andile Sangqu (centre) and Mineral Resources Minister Ngoako Ramatlhodi at the signing of an agreement between labour, business... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Don't Blame the Private Sector for Job Losses President ZumaPresident Jacob Zuma is wrong to imply the private sector is to blame for slow
Don't Blame the Private Sector for Job Losses President Zuma
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
President Jacob Zuma is wrong to imply the private sector is to blame for slow economic growth and job losses in South Africa. Up until now President Zuma has claimed that when it comes to the economy it's not all "doom and gloom". However,... Read more
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iol.co.za
Opposition mounts to $100bn nuclear plantJohannesburg - South Africa’s plans to build new nuclear plants costing as much
Opposition mounts to $100bn nuclear plant
iol.co.za / Posted 7 days ago
Johannesburg - South Africa’s plans to build new nuclear plants costing as much as $100 billion are encountering mounting opposition from within the government and ruling party over the project’s affordability. While Energy Minister Tina... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
GDP Contraction Sparks Recession FearsLion's Head, Cape Town, South Africa. The steep decline in Gross Domestic Prod
GDP Contraction Sparks Recession Fears
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
Lion's Head, Cape Town, South Africa. The steep decline in Gross Domestic Product (GDP) raises the risk of the economy tipping into a technical recession in the third quarter of 2015, FNB chief economist Sizwe Nxedlana warned on Tuesday. Reacting... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Why Has National Treasury Been Shut Out of the Trillion Rand Nuclear Build Programme Plans?The fact that the Minister of Finance, Nhlanhla Nene, will reportedly "hold the
Why Has National Treasury Been Shut Out of the Trillion Rand Nuclear Build Programme Plans?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
The fact that the Minister of Finance, Nhlanhla Nene, will reportedly "hold the line" if the proposed nuclear build programme proves to be unaffordable is courageous. However, it puts him on a potential collision course with President Jacob Zuma who... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Unemployment the Number One Issue - MaynierBy Genevieve Quintal, News24 The DA's new finance spokesperson, David Maynier,
Unemployment the Number One Issue - Maynier
AllAfrica.com / Posted 22 days ago
By Genevieve Quintal, News24 The DA's new finance spokesperson, David Maynier, wants to make unemployment an issue in Parliament. "There are 7.4 million people who want to work [and] don't have work and that is the challenge which I now need to... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Unemployment the number one issue MaynierGenevieve Quintal, News24 David Maynier. (Supplied, Netwerk24) "There are 7.4
Unemployment the number one issue Maynier
News 24 South Africa / Posted 22 days ago
Genevieve Quintal, News24 David Maynier. (Supplied, Netwerk24) "There are 7.4 million people who want to work [and] don't have work and that is the challenge which I now need to take to Parliament," he told News24 in Roodepoort on Wednesday. "The... Read more
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iol.co.za
Nuke programme set to go aheadDoCThe deputy director-general for nuclear energy in the department Zizamele Mb
Nuke programme set to go ahead
iol.co.za / Posted 25 days ago
DoCThe deputy director-general for nuclear energy in the department Zizamele Mbambo. Photo: DoC Johannesburg - South Africa’s nuclear build programme is under way despite strong objections from lobby groups that it would bankrupt the country. Energy... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Unemployment Has Increased By 321 000 in First Six Months of 2015 - DA Calls for National Debate On Jobs CrisisWe have to face the fact that there is a full-blown jobs crisis in South Africa
Unemployment Has Increased By 321 000 in First Six Months of 2015 - DA Calls for National Debate On Jobs Crisis
AllAfrica.com / Posted 1 months ago
We have to face the fact that there is a full-blown jobs crisis in South Africa. The Quarterly Labour Force Survey released today reveals that the number of people who are unemployed increased by 321 000 from 4.9 million to 5.2 million in the first... Read more
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iol.co.za
Government remains SA’s biggest employerJohannesburg - The government continues to be the employer of last resort since
Government remains SA’s biggest employer
iol.co.za / Posted 1 months ago
Johannesburg - The government continues to be the employer of last resort since the 2008/09 recession, despite the freezing of the number of state employees and limiting public sector wage increases amid concerns from credit rating agencies. The... Read more
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