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2017-03-29 Finance Minister Will Be Fired After Kathrada Burial - Malema
[News24Wire] EFF leader Julius Malema on Tuesday tweeted that Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan will be replaced by Brian Molefe, after the funeral of struggle veteran Ahmed Kathrada on Wednesday.

2017-03-29 Student Funding Scheme Should Be Strengthened
[The Conversation Africa] In mid-December 2016, the South African Minister of Higher Education and Training released the report of a ministerial task team set up to investigate student funding for those who can't afford higher education.

2017-03-29 Convicted Killer Artist Wishes to See to Affairs Before 'Inconvenience' of Prison
[News24Wire] Valuable artworks, an art studio in Cape Town, a young daughter in England, and a gluten allergy.

2017-03-29 President Zuma the Elephant in the Room At Kathrada's Funeral
[News24Wire] Although he wasn't physically present, President Jacob Zuma's presence loomed large at the funeral of struggle stalwart Ahmed Kathrada in Johannesburg on Wednesday.

2017-03-29 Gupta Banking Matter Resumes in Court
[] Pretoria -The Oakbay Investments Proprietary Limited banking matter will resume in the North Gauteng High Court this morning.

2017-03-29 Bafana Bafana Draw With Sable Antelopes in Friendly
[ANGOP] Luanda -The Angolan national senior men's football team drew on Tuesday nil-nil with South Africa, in a friendly match played in Buffalo City stadium in Bloefonteim, under the second FIFA date.

2017-03-29 Provincial Leader Questions 'Tsunami' Over Her Colonialism Tweets
[News24Wire] An unrepentant Helen Zille believes a debate on colonialism should not be shut down.

2017-03-29 Cricket's Proteas Move Past Australia to Number Two in Tests
[News24Wire] The Proteas have finished second on the ICC Test team rankings at the April 1 cut-off date, following their drawn Test against New Zealand in Hamilton.

2017-03-29 Minister Defends Zuma Over Finance Minister Recall
[News24Wire] Communications Minister Faith Muthambi has defended President Jacob Zuma's decision to recall Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan from an overseas investor roadshow.

2017-03-29 Stormwater Harvesting Could Help Nation Manage Water Shortages
[The Conversation Africa] In 2016, South Africa experienced one of the worst droughts in decades. Many towns and cities across the country were left with compromised water supply systems and limited food production. This placed pressure on an already fragile economy.

2017-03-29 Donald Trump's Impact On Civil Society Could Be Far-Reaching
[Daily Maverick] There is one constant about most donors, whether philanthropic, corporate or aid agencies - they tend to be fickle. By SHELAGH GASTROW.

2017-03-29 Bodies of Missing UN Officials Reported Found
[Deutsche Welle] The government of the Democratic Republic of Congo has confirmed that two kidnapped UN experts have been killed. One of the victims had been decapitated.

2017-03-29 Migrants Appeal to South Africa Home Affairs Minister
[New Zimbabwe] ZIMBABWE Special Permit (ZSP) holders in South Africa have appealed for a chance to be heard before Home Affairs minister Malusi Gigaba decides on their fate.

2017-03-29 Immigrants and South Africans March Together in Hillbrow
[GroundUp] On Tuesday, hundreds of people from Johannesburg's immigrant community were joined by South African civil society organisations in a march against xenophobia.

2017-03-29 Cape Town's Drastic Plan for Affordable Housing
[News24Wire] The City of Cape Town wants the whole city to be declared a restructuring zone, which will allow for any suitable land to be used for social housing.

2017-03-29 Zuma Won't Attend Ahmed Kathrada Funeral
[News24Wire] President Jacob Zuma will abide by struggle stalwart Ahmed Kathrada's family's wishes not to attend his funeral on Wednesday.

2017-03-29 Zille, Tweeting and Inanity - More Reasons for White South Africans to Shut Up
[The Conversation Africa] It's remarkable how much of a shitstorm Twitter creates when in the hands of politicians - with serious costs for the rest of us.

2017-03-29 Struggle Veteran Ahmed Kathrada to Be Laid to Rest
[News24Wire] The funeral of struggle veteran Ahmed Kathrada is expected to take place on Wednesday at the Westpark Cemetery in Randburg at 10:00.

2017-03-29 Energy On Ngwaabe Integrated Energy Centre Sustainability Workshop
[SA Govt] Ngwaabe Integrated Energy Centre (IeC) sustainability workshop

2017-03-29 Gauteng Health Appoints Hospital Boards and Clinic Committees
[SA Govt] The Gauteng Department of Health has appointed hospitals boards as part of an effort to strengthen the management of Gauteng hospitals. The Department has appointed 161 board members, equalling 71%, up by 53% from the initial 41 board members.

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