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Daily Maverick
SONA 2016: The night of pain and circumstanceIt looks as though the people are being kept out at all cost. If that is compl
SONA 2016: The night of pain and circumstance
Daily Maverick / Posted 19 minutes ago
It looks as though the people are being kept out at all cost. If that is complicated and confusing, try this. As I was walking across the red carpet on Thursday evening, I looked up the steps to the main entrance and I saw a person who looked a lot... Read more
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Mail & Guardian
Gupta ties are Zuma's undoingBeset on many sides and with the end of his second and last presidential term m
Gupta ties are Zuma's undoing
Mail & Guardian / Posted 3 hours ago
Beset on many sides and with the end of his second and last presidential term mercifully in sight, Jacob Zuma is looking increasingly isolated and exposed. And the weakening of his iron grip over his party is bad news for the Gupta family. Whatever... Read more
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iol.co.za
#SONA2016: It's all about the moneyCape Town - Cutting the expense of two capitals, limiting foreign travel and th
#SONA2016: It's all about the money
iol.co.za / Posted 3 hours ago
Cape Town - Cutting the expense of two capitals, limiting foreign travel and the sizes of delegations and cutting back further on functions and catering - these were some of the measures outlined by President Jacob Zuma as part of what he called an... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
SONA: ANC happy, opposition underwhelmedThulani Gqirana, Genevieve Quintal, Jenna Etheridge and Jenni Evans (Jenni Eva
SONA: ANC happy, opposition underwhelmed
News 24 South Africa / Posted 4 hours ago
Thulani Gqirana, Genevieve Quintal, Jenna Etheridge and Jenni Evans (Jenni Evans, News24) Cape Town - While ANC members were quick to praise President Jacob Zuma's State of the Nation address (SONA), opposition parties were underwhelmed. Zuma... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
8.3 million jobless South Africans let down by Zuma again‚ says DAZuma needed to announce fresh‚ bold and innovative new interventions and plans
8.3 million jobless South Africans let down by Zuma again‚ says DA
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 5 hours ago
Zuma needed to announce fresh‚ bold and innovative new interventions and plans of action to create jobs for the 8.3 million jobless South Africans trapped in the hopelessness and poverty of unemployment‚ Maimane added. “Yet he announced no new plan... Read more
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The Hindu
12th South Asian Games: Chain Singh pips Gagan Narang in rifle proneChain Singh stole a march on fancied team-mate Gagan Narang at the SAA shooting
12th South Asian Games: Chain Singh pips Gagan Narang in rifle prone
The Hindu / Posted 6 hours ago
Chain Singh stole a march on fancied team-mate Gagan Narang at the SAA shooting range, Kahilipara, here on Thursday. Sheer consistency helped the 26-year-old pip Narang in the final of men’s 50m rifle prone event of the 12th South Asian Games,... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Saudi Arabia Makes "Final" Decision To Send Troops To Syria As US, Russia Spar Over Aleppo StrikesAs you might have heard, the opposition in Syria is in serious trouble. Last s
Saudi Arabia Makes "Final" Decision To Send Troops To Syria As US, Russia Spar Over Aleppo Strikes
Zero Hedge / Posted 9 hours ago
As you might have heard, the opposition in Syria is in serious trouble. Last summer, Bashar al-Assad’s army was on the ropes, as the SAA fought a multi-front war against a dizzying array of rebel forces including ISIS. Then Quds commander Qassem... Read more
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DW
Bosnia and Herzegovina plan to apply for EU membership draws ire |The government of Bosnia and Herzegovnia adopted necessary coordination require
Bosnia and Herzegovina plan to apply for EU membership draws ire |
DW / Posted 9 hours ago
The government of Bosnia and Herzegovnia adopted necessary coordination requirements paving the way toward EU membership talks, Denis Zvizdic, the chairman of the country's central government, the Council of Ministers, told journalists in Sarajevo on... 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 yesterday
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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Op-Ed News
Putin's Aleppo Gamble Pays OffLast week's game-changing triumph in northern Syria has moved the Russian-led c
Putin's Aleppo Gamble Pays Off
Op-Ed News / Posted yesterday
Last week's game-changing triumph in northern Syria has moved the Russian-led coalition to within striking distance of a decisive victory in Aleppo. After breaking a 40 month-long siege on the cities of Nubl and Zahra, the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) has... Read more
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The Daily Guardian
Mayor eyes 4,000-seat Freedom GrandstandTHE NEW Iloilo Freedom Grandstand which will be constructed at Muelle Loney-Adu
Mayor eyes 4,000-seat Freedom Grandstand
The Daily Guardian / Posted yesterday
THE NEW Iloilo Freedom Grandstand which will be constructed at Muelle Loney-Aduana Streets can accommodate up to 4,000 spectators, according to Iloilo City Mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog. Mabilog said the new Freedom Grandstand that will stand on a... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Canada Needs Real Change And Self-Respect2016-02-10If the Canadian government were to live up to its campaign promises o
Canada Needs Real Change And Self-Respect
Op-Ed News / Posted yesterday
2016-02-10If the Canadian government were to live up to its campaign promises of 'real change' and evidence-based policy-making, then it would start with the... Read more
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iol.co.za
#SONA2016: No good story - Vavi#SONA2016 | Johannesburg - Zwelinzima Vavi says President Jacob Zuma doesn't ha
#SONA2016: No good story - Vavi
iol.co.za / Posted yesterday
#SONA2016 | Johannesburg - Zwelinzima Vavi says President Jacob Zuma doesn't have a good story to tell as the country is facing its darkest times yet under his leadership. The former Cosatu General Secretary has published his version of what the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Discussions About Economic Revival Are Incomplete Without Labour RepresentationThe ongoing, necessary and overdue discussions between government and big busin
Discussions About Economic Revival Are Incomplete Without Labour Representation
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
The ongoing, necessary and overdue discussions between government and big business to generate ideas to save and kick-start the economy are incomplete without labour being represented in them. Our concern about the exclusion of labour in these talks... Read more
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iafrica.com
25 reasons why Guptas must go - EFFThe Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) have issued 25 reasons why the Gupta family
25 reasons why Guptas must go - EFF
iafrica.com / Posted yesterday
The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) have issued 25 reasons why the Gupta family must go. The party issued a series of reasons, with the top three being posted to Instagram. Number one on the list was the nuclear deal. "The Guptas are influencing... Read more
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Evening Standard
Pharmacy 2: First look at new restaurant from Damien Hirst & Mark HixEveryone likes a love-in, especially one involving food, art and two industry g
Pharmacy 2: First look at new restaurant from Damien Hirst & Mark Hix
Evening Standard / Posted yesterday
Everyone likes a love-in, especially one involving food, art and two industry giants. Yet London’s latest, featuring the multi-millionaire artist Damien Hirst and a certain London chef, only happened because of a spontaneous encounter three months... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
‘25 reasons why #Guptasmustgo’ – the full listThe Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) on Wednesday released the full list of the
‘25 reasons why #Guptasmustgo’ – the full list
Daily Dispatch / Posted yesterday
The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) on Wednesday released the full list of the “25 reasons why the Guptas must leave or be made to leave the country immediately #Guptasmustgo”. The party had launched the campaign on Tuesday night‚ hours after it and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Mbete's Lawyer Involved in SAA DebacleBy Ahmed Areff and Lizeka Tandwa National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete's lawy
Mbete's Lawyer Involved in SAA Debacle
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
By Ahmed Areff and Lizeka Tandwa National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete's lawyer Lindi Nkosi-Thomas, who fumbled through her submissions in the Nkandla matter in the Constitutional Court on Tuesday, was previously accused of doctoring a legal... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
EFF has 25 reasons why #GUPTASMUSTGOOn Tuesday night‚ the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) had published three of th
EFF has 25 reasons why #GUPTASMUSTGO
Daily Dispatch / Posted yesterday
On Tuesday night‚ the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) had published three of the 25 reasons why it believes the Gupta family should pack their bags. Hours after party and its leader‚ Julius Malema‚ were indicted by the North Gauteng High Court from... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
Mbete’s lawyer involved in SAA debacle – reportNational Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete’s lawyer Lindi Nkosi-Thomas, who fumbled
Mbete’s lawyer involved in SAA debacle – report
Daily Dispatch / Posted yesterday
National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete’s lawyer Lindi Nkosi-Thomas, who fumbled through her submissions in the Nkandla matter in the Constitutional Court on Tuesday, was previously accused of doctoring a legal opinion while she was an SAA board... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Mbete's lawyer involved in SAA debacle reportAhmed Areff and Lizeka Tandwa, News24 Baleka Mbete (Netwerk24) Johannesburg -
Mbete's lawyer involved in SAA debacle report
News 24 South Africa / Posted yesterday
Ahmed Areff and Lizeka Tandwa, News24 Baleka Mbete (Netwerk24) Johannesburg - National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete's lawyer Lindi Nkosi-Thomas, who fumbled through her submissions in the Nkandla matter in the Constitutional Court on Tuesday, was... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
EFF has 25 reasons why #GUPTASMUSTGOHours after party and its leader‚ Julius Malema‚ were indicted by the North Gau
EFF has 25 reasons why #GUPTASMUSTGO
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted yesterday
Hours after party and its leader‚ Julius Malema‚ were indicted by the North Gauteng High Court from inciting acts of violence against the Gupta family‚ Oakbay Investments‚ The New Age‚ ANN7 and other of the family's subsidiary company’s shareholders‚... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Mining Indaba Secures Airline PartnershipCape Town — THE forthcoming Investing in African Mining Indaba has received a m
Mining Indaba Secures Airline Partnership
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Cape Town — THE forthcoming Investing in African Mining Indaba has received a major boost after South African Airways confirmed its official airline partnership. Scheduled for Cape Town on Thursday, the annual indaba is a gathering where investors,... 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 2 days ago
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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Mail & Guardian
Malema joins thousands of EFF members in march to ConcourtJulius Malema, the leader of the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) on Tuesday joi
Malema joins thousands of EFF members in march to Concourt
Mail & Guardian / Posted 2 days ago
Julius Malema, the leader of the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) on Tuesday joined thousands of supporters at the Mary Fitzgerald Square in Newtown, Johannesburg ahead of their march to the Constitutional Court. Dressed in a red T-shirt, just like... Read more
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iol.co.za
Blissing out on a baobab islandMaputo - We’re on a private island in the Quirimbas Archipelago and, yes, we sp
Blissing out on a baobab island
iol.co.za / Posted 2 days ago
Maputo - We’re on a private island in the Quirimbas Archipelago and, yes, we spun in on one of those bubble helicopters, feeling suitably rich and famous. Then we were asked to move our watches forward an hour – just because the daylight works... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Martelly Leaves in Disgrace: A Great Day For People Power Against Overwhelming Forces2016-02-0830 years ago on February 7, 1986, the people of Haiti had a victory a
Martelly Leaves in Disgrace: A Great Day For People Power Against Overwhelming Forces
Op-Ed News / Posted 2 days ago
2016-02-0830 years ago on February 7, 1986, the people of Haiti had a victory almost as big as today. The people took down the US-sponsored Duvalier dynasty... Read more
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Evening Standard
BurgerMonday goes Thai with ex-Smoking Goat chef Sebby HolmesSebby Holmes, who was until recently head chef at Soho’s The chef — who has al
BurgerMonday goes Thai with ex-Smoking Goat chef Sebby Holmes
Evening Standard / Posted 3 days ago
Sebby Holmes, who was until recently head chef at Soho’s The chef — who has also worked at The Begging Bowl in Peckham and at Som Saa — will serve a one-off dinner built around a burger on February 22, ahead of him launching his own restaurant... 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 3 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 3 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
EFF Response to the Gupta Letter Demanding Withdrawal of Statements Against ThemDear Moegsien Your letter dated 6 February 2016 refers. The EFF has reached a
EFF Response to the Gupta Letter Demanding Withdrawal of Statements Against Them
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Dear Moegsien Your letter dated 6 February 2016 refers. The EFF has reached a conclusion that The New Age (TNA) and ANN7 do not constitute part of "free media" but instead they are criminal enterprises that are used by Gupta family and Zuma to... Read more
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iafrica.com
EFF hits back at Gupta mediaAn EFF beret. Credit: www.effighters.org.za The EFF has hit back at The New Ag
EFF hits back at Gupta media
iafrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
An EFF beret. Credit: www.effighters.org.za The EFF has hit back at The New Age (TNA) editor Moegsien Williams and Gupta-owned media houses. Party leader Julius Malema slammed the Gupta family in a press briefing last week, saying the influential... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
EFF calls ANN7, New Age 'criminal enterprises' engaged in 'money laundering' for Zuma, GuptasDear Moegsien Your letter dated 6 February 2016 refers. The EFF has reached a
EFF calls ANN7, New Age 'criminal enterprises' engaged in 'money laundering' for Zuma, Guptas
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 3 days ago
Dear Moegsien Your letter dated 6 February 2016 refers. The EFF has reached a conclusion that The New Age (TNA) and ANN7 do not constitute part of “free media” but instead they are criminal enterprises that are used by Gupta family and Zuma to... 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 3 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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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 3 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 sacked over Al-Bashir opposition?Former finance minister Nhlanhla Nene in Parliament. Credit: GCIS/Flickr Nhlan
Nene sacked over Al-Bashir opposition?
IAfrica South African Business News / Posted 3 days ago
Former finance minister Nhlanhla Nene in Parliament. Credit: GCIS/Flickr Nhlanhla Nene was allegedly fired by President Jacob Zuma for refusing to allow South African Airways to open a route to Khartoum as a show of support for Sudan's President... 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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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 4 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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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Cleveland State basketball teams win at Chattanooga StateThe Cleveland State basketball teams won both TCCAA games Saturday at Chattanoo
Cleveland State basketball teams win at Chattanooga State
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 4 days ago
The Cleveland State basketball teams won both TCCAA games Saturday at Chattanooga State, 78-68 in the men's game and 85-82 in the women's contest. Darrion Leslie led the Cougars' victory with 27 points and eight rebounds, going 8-of-11 from the... Read more
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Daily Mail
Syrian government threatens to send foreign troops home 'in coffins'Syrian Foreign Minister threatens to send foreign ground troops home in COFFINS
Syrian government threatens to send foreign troops home 'in coffins'
Daily Mail / Posted 5 days ago
Syrian Foreign Minister threatens to send foreign ground troops home in COFFINS and warns against ‘act of aggression’ as Bahrain joins Saudi Arabia in pledging to send troops into warzone as part of a coalition The Syrian government has warned... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Economists predict a tough year ahead for SA Economists say the drought has worsened the country’s economic outlook, slowi
Economists predict a tough year ahead for SA
Eye Witness News / Posted 5 days ago
Economists say the drought has worsened the country’s economic outlook, slowing down growth. South African rand. Picture: Christa Eybers/EWN economy,SA rand softens against dollar,South Africas... Read more
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Ipswich Star
Genesis is appoionted PR partner for the Suffolk Show Suffolk Show - one of the county's best-loved attractions. The countdown to
Genesis is appoionted PR partner for the Suffolk Show
Ipswich Star / Posted 5 days ago
Suffolk Show - one of the county's best-loved attractions. The countdown to the county show this year is already running Genesis PR has been appointed to work with the Suffolk Show. The Suffolk... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Peace Talks "Paused" After Putin's Triumph in Aleppo"This is the beginning of the end of jihadi presence in Aleppo. After 4 years o
Peace Talks "Paused" After Putin's Triumph in Aleppo
Op-Ed News / Posted 6 days ago
"This is the beginning of the end of jihadi presence in Aleppo. After 4 years of war and terror, people can finally see the end in sight."-- Edward Dark, Twitter, Moon of Alabama A last ditch effort to stop a Russian-led military offensive in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Automobile Insurance - SAA, Renault Algeria Sign Partnership AgreementAlgiers — National Insurance Firm (SAA) a Renault Algeria signed partnership ag
Automobile Insurance - SAA, Renault Algeria Sign Partnership Agreement
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
Algiers — National Insurance Firm (SAA) a Renault Algeria signed partnership agreement on direct repairs of damaged cars of SAA affiliated customers, said Wednesday the insurance firm in a communiqué. CEO of the SAA Nacer Sais said that this... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
SONA 2016 - COPE's Expectation1. Congress of the People would like President Zuma to begin by making a firm c
SONA 2016 - COPE's Expectation
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
1. Congress of the People would like President Zuma to begin by making a firm commitment to uphold the Constitution and to honour his oath of office. He must give centrality to the constitution in his address. All of the ills of society that we are... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Suspend Two SAA Employees for Fraud - SatawuThe South African Transport and Allied Workers' Union (Satawu) on Wednesday cal
Suspend Two SAA Employees for Fraud - Satawu
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
The South African Transport and Allied Workers' Union (Satawu) on Wednesday called on acting CEO of South African Airways (SAA), Musa Zwane, to suspend two of the airline's employees for alleged fraud. By Wednesday evening SAA spokesperson, Tlali... Read more
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Naked Capitalism
The Middle East as America's New VietnamWell, there is no Facebook ‘like’ on NC, but thank you for putting this out. “
The Middle East as America's New Vietnam
Naked Capitalism / Posted 7 days ago
Well, there is no Facebook ‘like’ on NC, but thank you for putting this out. “He was impregnably armored by his good intentions and his ignorance.” – Graham Greene, The Quiet American We never seem to learn that before we start meddling in places... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Air Zimbabwe Feels the HeatAILING national airline, Air Zimbabwe (AirZim) is feeling the heat from competi
Air Zimbabwe Feels the Heat
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
AILING national airline, Air Zimbabwe (AirZim) is feeling the heat from competition, including from low cost operators whose pricing model has resonated well with customers. Passengers are migrating to low cost airlines with modern aircraft as more... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Suspend two SAA employees for fraud – SatawuWim Pretorius, News24 Johannesburg – The South African Transport and Allied Wo
Suspend two SAA employees for fraud – Satawu
News 24 South Africa / Posted 8 days ago
Wim Pretorius, News24 Johannesburg – The South African Transport and Allied Workers’ Union (Satawu) on Wednesday called on acting CEO of South African Airways (SAA), Musa Zwane, to suspend two of the airline's employees for alleged fraud. By... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Topeka upcoming meetings and events, January 2, 2016 updateNotices of upcoming events for the CJ Extra Calendar should be sent to The Tope
Topeka upcoming meetings and events, January 2, 2016 update
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 8 days ago
Notices of upcoming events for the CJ Extra Calendar should be sent to The Topeka Capital-Journal at least two weeks in advance of the intended publication date (not the event date). They may be submitted by email to news@cjonline.com; by mail or in... Read more
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