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20 October 2014
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    20 October 2014
    Gavin Davis on why Hlaudi Motsoeneng is being protected and promoted despite his lack of qualifications Read more »
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    20 October 2014
    Eddie Cross writes on the Zimbabwean president's wife's desperate scramble for power Read more »
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    20 October 2014
    DA leader writes on the lessons SA should learn from the outbreak so far Read more »
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    20 October 2014
    And four other of the top stories on Alec Hogg's business news website, October 20 2014 Read more »
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    20 October 2014
    "Annie: Johannes even asks me for airtime when he's broke" - front page lead, October 20 2014 Read more »
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    20 October 2014
    Trevor Grundy on the passing of British author and journalist and co-author of ‘Angola in the Frontline' Read more »
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    20 October 2014
    Dave Steward says the southern Cape was sorely in need of an airport at the time, it was never the personal property of PW Botha Read more »
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    20 October 2014
    Minister says the chairperson of Eskom Mr Z A Tsotsi's package amounts to R1.8m Read more »
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    20 October 2014
    PAC DSG says President's moral compass inherited from the discredited apartheid regime Read more »
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    20 October 2014
    Police minister says, in same year, 13 185 charges referred to court, 2 654 sentences passed Read more »
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    20 October 2014
    DA MP says that in Gauteng meanwhile 11 malls were robbed in September, SAPS need a plan to combat the problem Read more »
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    20 October 2014
    MP able to drive himself to hospital close-by after being attacked at ATM, where he is under medical supervision Read more »
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    20 October 2014
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    20 October 2014
    DA MP says secret internal audit report found financial controls to be completely inadequate Read more »
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    20 October 2014
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    20 October 2014
    DA MPL says hospitals are short of 2 208 professional nurses, 309 medical specialists and 420 doctors Read more »
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    19 October 2014
    President reaffirms govt's commitment to the ideals of freedom, particularly freedom of expression in this country Read more »
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    18 October 2014
    ANC SG calls on mining companies to believe in the skills of black South Africans and to stop appointing executives from elsewhere Read more »
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    19 October 2014
    DA MP notes the resignation of five board members ahead of key board meeting on October 24 Read more »
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  • IN DEPTH ANALYSIS
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    Race-aware intellectuals (of all colours) increasingly leading the charge against the country's white minority Read more »
     
    Full text of letter from top academics and experts raising their grave concern over documentary "Rwanda: The untold story" (Oct 12) Read more »
     
    Neil Emerick says govt interference has cost us dearly, with our post-2009 GDP growth averaging just 1.9% a year Read more »