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Nkandla funded instead of Soweto upgrades: DA

April 16, 2014

From SAPA Security upgrades to President Jacob Zuma’s Nkandla home were paid for with money meant for housing and basic services in Soweto, DA Gauteng premier candidate Mmusi Maimane said on [...]

ANC campaigns hard to keep Gauteng

April 14, 2014

With less than a month to go until the general elections ANC bigwigs spent the weekend campaigning in Gauteng. Members of the African National Congress’s top six leadership were joined by [...]

SA elections cast shadow over rand

April 11, 2014

From REUTERS JOHANNESBURG  - South Africa’s rand weakened slightly on Friday, losing some of its recent momentum after a major sell-off of U.S. biotech shares reduced investors’ broader [...]

China’s $8bn Modderfontein property: details

April 10, 2014

From REUTERS JOHANNESBURG - China’s Shanghai Zendai Property plans to break ground next year on an $8 billion new city development near South Africa’s commercial capital Johannesburg, [...]

Rand strengthens on US Fed news

April 10, 2014

From REUTERS JOHANNESBURG  - South Africa’s rand scaled new 2014 peaks on Thursday, extending gains from the previous session after the release of minutes of the Federal Reserve suggesting [...]
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