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Free trade agreement to offer limitless opportunities
Free trade agreement to offer limitless opportunities

PRETORIA: Once established, the Continental Free Trade Agreement (CFTA) will offer "limitless opportunities" to world markets such as Japan...

26 Aug 2015

Deputy President in Japan
Deputy President in Japan

PRETORIA: Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa is in Japan on an official visit to promote South Africa as a preferred destination for foreign direct investment...

24 Aug 2015

Prasa heading off track
Prasa heading off track

The embattled Passenger Rail Agency of SA (Prasa) is again in crisis following the derailment of one of its controversial Afro4000 locomotives...

20 Aug 2015

US rebukes SA over trade rules
US rebukes SA over trade rules

Constantly changing trade requirements imposed by SA on US goods undermine beneficial opportunities for agricultural producers and consumers...

By Reitumetse Pitso 17 Aug 2015

Blood on the tracks
Blood on the tracks

The war within rail agency Prasa continues. Its former CEO, Lucky Montana, staggered into the Hillbrow Police Station yesterday with a pile of files to open a case of fraud...

31 Jul 2015

SA to benefit from Chinese workshop on radio, TV
SA to benefit from Chinese workshop on radio, TV

PRETORIA: A Chinese workshop on development and management of radio and television media for developing countries which starts this week is a joint effort to enhance cooperation and friendship between South Africa and China.

22 Jul 2015

Teed-off ANC seeks 'malicious' shirt makers
Teed-off ANC seeks 'malicious' shirt makers

Thousands of African National Congress (ANC) T-shirts retrieved from members in Mpumalanga's Nkangala region have been set alight for being "un-ANC"...

By Setumo Stone 8 Jul 2015

The legacy of SA's Freedom Charter 60 years later
The legacy of SA's Freedom Charter 60 years later

This years marks the 60th anniversary of the Freedom Charter in SA, a document that triggered a paradigm shift...

By Keith Gottschalk 25 Jun 2015

Navigating South Africa's loaded political lexicon
Navigating South Africa's loaded political lexicon

The concepts and language people use when discussing politics don't mean the same everywhere we go. This is certainly true in South Africa...

By Dirk Kotze 12 Jun 2015

Schools can help in transformation of SA from "rainboo" to rainbow nation
Schools can help in transformation of SA from "rainboo" to rainbow nation

Nelson Mandela stated during the Rivonia Trial, 1964 that, "I have fought against white domination, and I have fought against black domination. I have cherished the ideal of a democratic and free society in which all persons will live together in harmony with equal opportunities. It is an ideal which I hope to live for, and to see realised. But my Lord, if needs be, it is an ideal for which I am prepared to die."

By Edzai Conilias Zvobwo 5 Jun 2015

UJ accuses cops of lying to get billions
UJ accuses cops of lying to get billions

Academics from the University of Johannesburg have accused President Jacob Zuma and the police of manipulating civil unrest figures for political purposes...

28 May 2015

Zuma's declining popularity in metro areas
Zuma's declining popularity in metro areas

The president's rating in metro areas continues to drop, with 33% stating that Jacob Zuma is doing a good job, compared to 37% in November 2014. These figures differ by race and area...

Issued by Kantar TNS 28 May 2015

Agbiz launches Political Agri-Economy report
Agbiz launches Political Agri-Economy report

Agbiz launched its first Agbiz Political Agri-Economy report in April...

28 May 2015

Maimane praises Daso anti-corruption fight
Maimane praises Daso anti-corruption fight

University of Fort Hare management was "crying" because the DA Student Organisation (Daso) would expose corruption at the facility...

22 May 2015

Musa Strachan
Xenophobia: South Africa's instability is killing its tourism industry

The recent outbreak of xenophobic attacks across the country has left an indelible mark on the South African tourism industry...

By Musa Strachan 18 May 2015

Zokwana 'must stop telling farmers to calm down' - opposition leaders
Zokwana 'must stop telling farmers to calm down' - opposition leaders

The ANC wants land reform to fail as part of its plot to gain state control over all land. And agriculture minister Senzeni Zokwana, is misleading farmers, playing a game of cat and mouse, when he tells them not to worry about the radical plans put forward by land reform minister Gugile Nkwinti...

By Denene Erasmus 18 May 2015

Unease reigns as culture and the constitution collide in South Africa
Unease reigns as culture and the constitution collide in South Africa

King Zwelonke Sigcawu, the new king of amaXhosa, the second largest traditional grouping in South Africa, ascends to the throne at a time of heightened tension between culture and constitutional democracy in South Africa...

By Thandabantu Nhlapo 18 May 2015

Mmusi Maimane - Master of communication
Mmusi Maimane - Master of communication

When in early 2011 Mmusi Maimane emerged on the South African political landscape as the DA's mayoral candidate, most people's reaction was Mmu who?...

By Marion Scher 12 May 2015

New search for municipal boss
New search for municipal boss

The troubled Makana Municipality in Grahamstown has to begin a new search for a municipal manager, after Local Government MEC Fikile Xasa rejected the appointment of Paul Notyawa to the town's top post...

By Avuyile Mngxitama-Diko 8 May 2015

DA's Fort Hare coup riles ANC
DA's Fort Hare coup riles ANC

The ANC is calling its student leadership to account after it was trounced by the Democratic Alliance Student Organisation (Daso) at the University of Fort Hare...

By Siphe Macanda 4 May 2015

I love Adolf Hitler, says Wits' SRC president
I love Adolf Hitler, says Wits' SRC president

NEWSWATCH: Wits University's SRC president Mcebo Dlamini prompted outrage yesterday when he wrote "I love Adolf Hitler" in a Facebook post...

29 Apr 2015

Minister to host meeting about colonial statues
Minister to host meeting about colonial statues

Minister of Arts and Culture Nathi Mthethwa will on Friday host a special consultative meeting on transformation of the heritage landscape in South Africa...

15 Apr 2015

No application to remove statues
No application to remove statues

The Department of Arts and Culture says it has not received a formal request to remove any of the statues in the country...

8 Apr 2015

Practical finance plan may put land reform on track
Practical finance plan may put land reform on track

The Agricultural Business Chamber (Agbiz) and the Banking Association South Africa's (Banking Association) model to finance land reform is currently in the spotlight...

By Derick van der Walt 1 Apr 2015

The #RhodesMustFall campaign, the poolitics and the statue
The #RhodesMustFall campaign, the poolitics and the statue

NEWSWATCH: It all started with a "poo protestor" demanding that the Rhodes statue at the University of Cape Town be removed from campus...

25 Mar 2015

Cutting the Cape Times sees Zille at odds on talk show
Cutting the Cape Times sees Zille at odds on talk show

The decision not to renew Western Cape government subscriptions to the Cape Times saw Premier Helen Zille embroiled in a Twitter spat with radio show host Redi Tlhabi.

By Jan-Jan Joubert 19 Mar 2015

US university expels fraternity over race chant video
US university expels fraternity over race chant video

WASHINGTON DC, US: The University of Oklahoma on Monday ordered a major fraternity off its campus over a YouTube video that shows some of its members singing a racist chant...

11 Mar 2015

Muthambi in firing line over New Age adverts
Muthambi in firing line over New Age adverts

NEWSWATCH: Communications Minister Faith Muthambi is in the firing line over 'irregular' adverts placed in The New Age, reports City Press...

2 Mar 2015

The images we were allowed to see... Zuma speaking before an orderly house. (Image: GCIS)
One step forwards, one back for democracy

If journalists in Zimbabwe had stood up in that country's parliament to protest against interference with their cellphone signals, they would have been laughed out of the place...

By Anton Harber 2 Mar 2015

SABC: Wanted... more zip to Zuma news
SABC: Wanted... more zip to Zuma news

NEWSWATCH: Party spin doctors reportedly want to 'reclaim' the public broadcaster to polish the president's halo, and they're apparently not too pleased with The New Age, reports Mail & Guardian...

2 Mar 2015

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