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Unsavory Comments Land Tito Mboweni In Hot With Ramaphosa

Article by: Lerato Mavimbela President Cyril Ramaphosa has in a statement; resolutely reprimanded the Minister of Finance, Mr Tito Mboweni, following the unsavory comments he made on Twitter regarding the dismissal of Zambia’s Central Bank Governor by President Edgar Lungu. President Ramaphosa reprimands Minister @tito_mboweni for inappropriate comment. https://t.co/bMRR7DcJlF — Nonceba Mhlauli (@NoncebaMhlauli) August 24,…

Drunk Driver Causes Death of Three TMPD Officers

Article by: Emma Clayfield Three Tshwane Metro Police Officials have died this morning at around 2:00am in an accident, after giving chase to a drunk and wreck-less driver. The Tshwane Metro Police Department has released a detailed statement, describing the occurrences of the accident which took place in the early hours of the 23 August…

What #Level2 Lockdown Regulations Mean For SA

Article by: Natalie Müller On Saturday 15 August, President Cyril Ramaphosa addressed the nation, with the intention of announcing that the country would be officially moving to Level 2 alert of lockdown as of 00:00 (Midnight) on Monday 17 August 2020. Following the announcement made by the President on Saturday, Minister of Cogta Dr Nkosazana…

Master KG “Jerusalema” Remix Hits Gold

Article by: Lerato Mphafudi The Jerusalema Remix by Master KG feat. Burna Boy & Nomcebo Zikode has officially reached GOLD status, reaching over 15 000 000 online Streams. The global hit “Jerusalema” has reached another milestone of gaining over 80 million views on video streaming platform, YouTube. Producer “Master KG” has indicated that he is…

National State of Disaster Extended

Article by: Emma Clayfield Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta) minister Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma has extended the national state of disaster to September 15. This is a developing story… more to follow after President Cyril Ramaphosa addresses the nation this evening; Saturday 15August 2020 at 20:00pm. Broadcast on all major news platforms. https://www.pscp.tv/w/cgbKcnR3LTExODczNDY4OTQ4MTA0MTkyMDB8MU93eFdMUFpuV1pLUUGqr6wpEDkkcnaNkw5y3hYcHGtASJxCgxTeKDINTe54?t=8m26s


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