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Jeff Radebe throws hat in presidential race

African National Congress (ANC) heavyweight Jeff Radebe has officially joined the race to become party president. Radebe accepted the nomination by branches in Pretoria on Monday night, during a Nelson Mandela Memorial Lecture in Nellmapius. Others who have thrown their hat in the ring to succeed President Jacob Zuma include[…]

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Zuma instructs police cluster to ‘deal with fees mayhem’

President Jacob Zuma has instructed the justice, crime prevention and security cluster to “deal with the mayhem” that is destroying South African universities, Minister in the Presidency Jeff Radebe said on Thursday. Radebe was briefing the media in Parliament following a Cabinet meeting on Wednesday and said Zuma would be[…]

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Radebe: Govt will continue to fund municipalities

National government will continue to fund municipalities so that they could maintain infrastructure, despite the fact that four big metros are no longer under the rule of the governing party, said Minister in the Presidency responsible for Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation Jeff Radebe. Radebe was briefing the media on key[…]

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Radebe: We’re not bullying the banks

The government is not setting a dangerous precedent, nor is it bullying the banks, by stepping into the dispute between Gupta-owned Oakbay Investments and the big four South African banks, Jeff Radebe, Minister for Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation, told journalists on Thursday. Radebe had to field a barrage of questions[…]

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Foreigners not targeted: Radebe

Parliament heard on Friday 42% of people arrested under Operation Fiela-Reclaim have been undocumented foreigners. This was despite the fact that this group constitute only 5% of the total population, researcher Adam Salmon told the newly constituted ad hoc joint committee probing violence against foreign nationals. Minister in the Presidency[…]

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Return of bodies to take time: Radebe

It is likely to take “a considerable amount of time” before the bodies of the South Africans killed in the church building collapse in Nigeria are flown home, Minister in the Presidency Jeff Radebe said on Sunday. Updating reporters in Pretoria on the situation, he said the latest report out[…]

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