Ramaphosa “could turn Mpu into the envy of the world”

In a nation that’s become used to operating in the shadows, sometimes even the mention of sunlight can be met with disbelief. But sunlight is what President Cyril Ramaphosa offered in his pledge to UN secretary-general Antonio Guterres during the climate summit in New York — R160-billion worth, for a plan that could turn Mpumalanga’s coalfields into one of the largest renewable energy generators on Earth. On 24 September 2019, Ramaphosa sent a statement to United Nations secretary-general Antonio Guterres that may have been the best news of the year.…

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ANC vows to win Waterberg’s by-elections

THE ANC in Thabazimbi, Limpopo says it is working around the clock to make sure that they win the upcoming by-elections that will be held at Waterberg Ward 2 on November 27. The elections will be held following the resignation of the DA member Bertie Joubert, who was a speaker for Thabazimbi Local Municipality and Ward 2 councillor in the Waterberg region. The ANC in the municipality is the main opposition party as the municipality is being run by the coalition government comprising the DA, EFF, FF+ and Thabazimbi Resident…

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House backs release of Trump whistleblower complaint 421-0

The U.S. House of Representatives have yesterday voted 421-0 for a resolution calling on President Donald Trump to release a whistleblower complaint to Congress, despite the administration letting them view the classified document at secure locations in the U.S. Capitol.  The document is central to the impeachment inquiry into the Republican president announced this week by the Democratic House Speaker, Nancy Pelosi, after reports that Trump had tried to put pressure on Ukraine’s president to help smear a political rival. The Senate passed a similar resolution by unanimous voice vote…

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Ramaphosa calls on tripartite alliance partners to be united

PRESIDENT Cyril Ramaphosa said if the ANC led alliance remains dysfunctional South Africa would not achieve its seven key priorities to transform the economy. Ramaphosa said this when addressing the South African Democratic Teachers Union (Sadtu) in Nasrec yesterday. Sadtu is affiliated to Cosatu which is in an alliance with the ANC and the South African Communist Party. Recently, the tripartite partners had some differences which include failing to hold meetings and agreeing on policy direction. Ramaphosa has called on the partners to work together to make sure that economic…

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