I will not respond to Manuel’s letter says Zulu

Small Business Development Minister Lindiwe Zulu will not respond to former finance minister Trevor Manuel’s letter to her. “I am not responding to this matter any more. I believe I have already clarified my views,” she said. In his letter, published in City Press, Manuel took issue with her claim[…]

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Manuel responds to Lindiwe Zulu

The following letter was written by former finance minister, Trevor Manuel in response to claims made by minister of Small Business Development, Lindiwe Zulu. Dear Minister Lindiwe Zulu, You may have observed that I refrained from commenting on the events of the past week. I have been contacted by at[…]

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Scholar debunks claims in ISIS letter

A prominent South African scholar has demystified the spurious contents of a letter purported to have been sent by a South African now living in the so called Islamic State (ISIS); the second such message to have appeared within the last week. The scathing letter, signed by Port Elizabeth born[…]

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ISIS sends letter to South Africa

Johannesburg-based Muslim satellite radio broadcaster, Channel Islam International (CII) , is in possession of a document that has reportedly been sent by a group of South Africans, both male and female, who have joined the Islamic State (ISIS). The document is specifically addressed to South African Islamic scholars, said to[…]

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Pro-Palestinian groups write letter to Woolies CEO

A group of pro-Palestinian activists have accused Woolworths management of jeopardizing the returns and dividends of thousands of direct and indirect shareholders, by continuing to stock Israeli goods. In a letter written to Woolworths CEO Ian Moir, the South African Muslim Network (Samnet), the Jamiatul Ulama and other organisations called[…]

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No letter to suspend SABC chair: Presidency

President Jacob Zuma has not received a letter from the National Assembly requesting him to suspend SABC chairwoman Ellen Tshabalala, the Presidency said on Monday. “According to media reports the Portfolio Committee on Communications in the National Assembly has recommended that the Chairperson be suspended,” spokesman Mac Maharaj said in[…]

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Leaking of info is problematic: Madonsela

The leaking of confidential information by a senior politician is a big problem, Public Protector Thuli Madonsela said on Thursday. “The leaking and publishing of confidential information… is a problem,” she told reporters in Pretoria. But when it was a senior politician, “this is an even bigger problem”, she said.[…]

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