Daily Archives: July 9, 2013

Top things you didn't know about student spending

A recent report by Student Village reveals shocking things about SA university student spending.

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Zuma axes Dina Pule

President Jacob Zuma axed Communications Minister Dina Pule on Tuesday, replacing her with former Co-operative Government and Traditional Affairs Deputy Minister Yunis Carriem.

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Opinion: Retirement savings tips the industry doesn't want you to know

Only about 10% of South Africans enjoy a “decent retirement”.

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ANC receives erroneous bill for R3.5m from City of Joburg

“Exposes the absurdity of the mayor’s continued denial that there is a crisis,” says the DA.

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Pule: drawn, not yet quartered

President Jacob Zuma hung former communications minister Dina Pule out to dry when he announced his reshuffle of the executive yesterday.

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Gauteng's worst municipalities

The worst-performing local municipalities in Gauteng have been exposed – they are Merafong City, Westonaria and Randfontein, all on the West Rand.

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Students have cash power

South African students spent 15% more than the average consumer, according to the Student Spending Report, released in Johannesburg yesterday.

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Zim freezes spending

With crucial elections just over three weeks away, the cash-strapped Zimbabwean government has frozen all spending except for salaries.

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Case of blind justice?

The alleged assault on a blind Cape Town busker by police has sparked a national outcry. The YouTube video of Lunga Goodman Nono’s attack has been viewed more than 4000 times. But the disturbing incident could end on a happy note as Nono will soon be in studio recording his first song.

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Navy pushes out HIV clerk

After two years of training for a clerical job in the navy, Andisiwe Dwenga was asked to quit because she tested positive for HIV.

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