TAU (TLU) SA called ANC to order

The ANC alliance was the biggest threat to economic growth, said the Transvaal Agricultural Union (TAU) in its latest statement on Tito Mboweni’s economic policy document which had been released last week. TAU SA said certain aspects of the plan were indeed beneficial to the country, especially Mboweni’s plans to increase productivity and exports. However, it stated that these plans should be executed under significantly unstable economic conditions established by the ANC and its alliance partners. The organisation called for the following aspects to be urgently addressed if Mboweni’s recommendations…

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More women killed and raped

Tumelo waga Dibakwane, News24 and Google News SA President Cyril Ramaphosa has commended South African law enforcement authorities for their action which led to the arrests of two people for the brutal murders of University of Cape Town student Uyinene Mrwetyana and SA boxing champion Leighandre Jegels. A man arrested in connection with Mrwetyana’s disappearance has been charged with her murder and rape as well as defeating the ends of justice. He had already appeared in the Wynberg Magistrates court.  He is an employee at the Clareinch Post Office, where…

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We all need some good news

Alex Rose-Innes Amy-Lee, the 6-year-old Grade R girl, kidnapped by four men in front of Laerskool Kollegepark in Vanderbijlpark, Gauteng on Monday morning has been found and she is with her grateful family.At the time, she was taken from her mother’s car in front of the school. Amy-Lee had been taken for a medical and had asked for a burger and her brother. (Image used herewith was taken from Twitter, showing the white Toyota Fortuner in which she had been taken.) Please take extra care of your children, especially in…

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Same old, same old – petrol prices rise

Dex Sibiya Now is the time to buy a very small two-wheeler. A while ago, NewsHorn published an article from the Automobile Association (AA) predicting a petrol increase and now Minerals and energy minister, Gwede Mantashe, confirmed that petrol prices would definitely increase from tomorrow, Wednesday, 4 September. Petrol, (95 ULP and LRP;  93 ULP and LRP) would increase by 11 cents per litre; diesel (0.05% sulphur and 0.005% sulphur) by 26c/l and the commodity used mostly by the poor, illuminating paraffin, 24c/l. (Despite promises of caring for the poorest…

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