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 Amogelang Mbatha

Amogelang Mbatha

    Echoing Trump, Mashaba targets undocumented migrants
    Echoing Trump, Mashaba targets undocumented migrants
    Johannesburg’s new mayor, Herman Mashaba, says he’s on a mission to clean up Africa’s richest city, and the prime targets in his sights are...
    D-day: Game of chicken grips Sassa crisis
    D-day: Game of chicken grips Sassa crisis
    The crisis swirling around South Africa's system of welfare payments to the poorest third of its people has become a game of chicken.
    ANC: Treasury won't break law on Sassa deal
    ANC: Treasury won't break law on Sassa deal
    Treasury will not act illegally and approve a new welfare distribution deal with Net1 unless it has been sanctioned by the Constitutional Court,...
    Extending Net 1 social welfare contract would be unlawful, says Pravin Gordhan
    Extending Net 1 social welfare contract would be unlawful, says Pravin Gordhan
    Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan told Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini that her plan to extend a contract with a unit of Net 1...
    Dlamini-Zuma may be appointed to Cabinet to ease succession
    Dlamini-Zuma may be appointed to Cabinet to ease succession
    President Jacob Zuma is considering appointing Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma to Cabinet when she steps down on January 27 as African Union Commission...
    Lonmin could lose licence over failure to improve workers' living conditions
    Lonmin could lose licence over failure to improve workers' living conditions
    Government threatened to remove Lonmin’s mining licence for its failure to improve employees’ living conditions, four years after striking...
    Ramaphosa gains from Zuma's woes in presidential succession race
    Ramaphosa gains from Zuma's woes in presidential succession race
    South African President Jacob Zuma’s chances of finishing his second and final term may have dimmed after being implicated in a new graft probe...
    Reserve Bank leaves benchmark rate unchanged at 7%
    Reserve Bank leaves benchmark rate unchanged at 7%
    The South African Reserve Bank (SARB) left interest rates unchanged for a third consecutive meeting as it cut its inflation forecast...
    Jacob Zuma makes payment for Nkandla home upgrades
    Jacob Zuma makes payment for Nkandla home upgrades
    South African President Jacob Zuma made the payment ordered by the Constitutional Court for taxpayers’ money spent to upgrade his private home in...
    Inflation climbs to highest rate in seven years
    Inflation climbs to highest rate in seven years
    South African inflation accelerated to 7% in February, the fastest pace since June 2009.
    Reserve Bank raises interest rate to 6.75%
    Reserve Bank raises interest rate to 6.75%
    South Africa’s central bank ramped up its policy tightening by raising the benchmark rate by half a percentage point, worried that inflation...