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    Religion


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  • Investment community calling for bold moves by Ramaphosa
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  • Eskom risk could push South Africa debt to GDP to 70% – Moody's

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    Speaker of Parliament


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    Prime Minister


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    Deputy Prime Minister


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    Minister of Economy


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    Minister of Agriculture


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  • Cele prepared to serve in any portfolio in Ramaphosa's Cabinet
  • Premier Sihle Zikalala announces his KZN cabinet

    Minister of Culture


  • Premier Sihle Zikalala announces his KZN cabinet
  • Arts & Culture minister declares 19 areas as heritage sites in Bo-Kaap
  • Designer of South Africa's current national flag dies aged 79

    Minister of Defense


  • Leaked: Could this be Cyril Ramaphosa's new Cabinet?
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  • Fired UK minister 'wanted to invade Africa', say Theresa May's allies

    Minister of Education


  • Ramaphosa's team: Here are 12 contenders for key Cabinet posts
  • Premier Sihle Zikalala announces his KZN cabinet
  • Focus on digital content for teachers and schoolchildren

    Minister of Energy


  • POWERGEN Africa announce partnership with SA ministry of energy
  • Africa Oil & Power 2019 to Show How Energy Will Generate Jobs ...
  • IRP to be concluded imminently – South Africa Energy Minister

    Minister of Finance


  • Ramaphosa's team: Here are 12 contenders for key Cabinet posts
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  • Mzansi divided over Tito Mboweni's plea to stop calling the ...

    Minister of Foreign Affairs


  • Ethiopia apologises for map that erases Somalia
  • Dispatch of a Special Envoy of the Prime Minister for the ...
  • SA needs co-ordinated response to Huawei dilemma: Telkom CEO

    Minister of Internal Affairs


  • Ramaphosa's Next Challenge: Picking a Team to Revive South ...
  • Saudi, Egypt, UAE trips: Sudan junta leaders visit perceived 'meddlers'
  • What to expect for South Africa after Ramaphosa chooses his new ...

    Minister of Justice


  • United States 'greatly disappointed' in SA decision to extradite ...
  • Manuel Chang to face corruption charges in Mozambique – Masutha
  • Cyril Ramaphosa is officially the president of SA

    Minister of Health


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  • Premier Sihle Zikalala announces his KZN cabinet
  • CBD compound found in dagga is legal to sell in South Africa for now

    Minister of Infrastructure


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  • Unions want bold strides for teachers

    Minister of Sports


  • WATCH: SA sports teams depart for World Cup tournaments
  • Premier Sihle Zikalala announces his KZN cabinet
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    Director of State Security Service


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  • State security minister's office silent about spy allegations

    Chairman National Bank


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  • New laws threaten South African banks and the economy: Nedbank ...
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    Permanent Representative to the UN


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    Presidents Chief of Staff


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    Chairman of Supreme Court


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    Opposition


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    Economic News and Data


    GDP

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  • The Largest Free Trade Deal in Nearly a Quarter-Century Seeks to ...
  • How South Africa's Economy Has Gained and Lost Over 25 Years
  • South Africa Holds Rate But Bank's Model Points to Looming Cut
  • South Africa goes to polls, UK GDP data, tech group conferences
  • Eskom risk could push South Africa debt to GDP to 70% – Moody's
  • South Africa is not the only regional economy with a debt problem
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    Investment

  • South African companies look to Angola Oil and Gas for growth in ...
  • Investment community calling for bold moves by Ramaphosa
  • Growth vs stagnation: Where will the president take us?
  • Tax incentive leads to the evolution of a new investment class
  • S&P keeps rating unchanged ahead of Ramaphosa inauguration
  • South African companies look to Angola Oil and Gas for growth in ...
  • Investment community calling for bold moves by Ramaphosa
  • Growth vs stagnation: Where will the president take us?
  • Tax incentive leads to the evolution of a new investment class
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    Demographics

  • Fancy working in Australia? Things just got a lot easier for South ...
  • Municipal finance reforms in South Africa and its applicability for India
  • Growth vs stagnation: Where will the president take us?
  • South Africa's economy may be recovering in Q2 2019, but Q1 was ...
  • The madness behind SA's growth agenda
  • Africa Media Index highlights growth opportunities
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    Export/Import

  • South African deciduous fruit exports keep up positive growth
  • China offers opportunities for South African avocado exports
  • Egypt plans new maritime line to East Africa for increasing exports
  • 3.7% growth in trade exchange with South Africa: ECS
  • Xenophobia erodes South Africa's leadership potential
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    Public Spending

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  • Eskom Puts S. Africa in Club No Emerging Peer Wants to Join
  • Ramaphosa signs Carbon Tax Act into law, effective from June 1
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    Public Debt

  • A South African debt collector is coining it in Australia – where ...
  • South Africa's Debt-to-GDP could top 70% if Eskom isn't reined in ...
  • Eskom risk could push South Africa debt to GDP to 70% – Moody's
  • How South Africa's Economy Has Gained and Lost Over 25 Years
  • Focus on Africa: Debt-ridden South Africans go for more to buy food
  • South Africa is not the only regional economy with a debt problem
  • A South African debt collector is coining it in Australia – where ...
  • South Africa's Debt-to-GDP could top 70% if Eskom isn't reined in ...
  • Eskom risk could push South Africa debt to GDP to 70% – Moody's
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