The party first released a statement, issued by the communications team headed by spokesman Pule Mabe, effectively calling for the central bank to cut interest rates. That was soon retracted, with the head of the economic transformation committee, Enoch Godongwana, espousing the independence of the institution.
The newly-elected president of the Congress of South African Trade Unions , Zingiswa Losi, has called on South Africa's African National Congress-led government to immediately downgrade diplomatic relations with Israel. Losi — who became the first woman to lead South Africa's largest trade union federation — made the remarks on Thursday at Cosatu's 13th National Congress in Johannesburg.
Businessman Inga Gubeka is founder and creative director of luxury leather goods brand Inga Atelier in Johannesburg. Image: SIMPHIWE MBOKAZI.
Gauteng needs as many as 142 new schools in order to clear the shortage of classrooms, the National Council of Provinces which was visiting the province has found. This week permanent delegates to the NCOP, together with Members of the Gauteng Provincial Legislature, divided themselves into eight groups and visited various service delivery sites, met with government officials and held public meetings with residents to assess the impact of migration on service delivery under the theme: “Impact of Migration – Deepening Cooperative Governance for Accelerated Service Delivery and Development”.
A naval diver shows his skills in a water tank at the biennial Africa Aerospace and Defence Exhibition at the Waterkloof Airforce Base in Pretoria, South Africa Wednesday Sept. 19, 2018.
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