Monthly Archives: November 2017

SA working to close fiscal gaps

President Jacob Zuma has directed the Minister of Finance, Malusi Gigaba, to trim down expenses and increase revenue in order to find a solution to the R40 billion gap identified in the Medium-Term Budget Policy Statement.The President [and] Cabinet have reaffirmed government's commitment to maintain…

SA’s Demi-Leigh takes Miss Universe title

President Jacob Zuma has congratulated the reigning Miss South Africa, Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters, on being crowned Miss Universe 2017. "Our nation is immensely proud of Ms Nel-Peters for this tremendous achievement. She has hoisted the South African flag higher and continues to inspire many young women…

Joint meeting of SADC Ministers responsible for Environment and Natural Resources, Fisheries and Aquaculture, and Tourism

Joint meeting of SADC Ministers responsible for Environment and Natural Resources, Fisheries and Aquaculture, and TourismSouthern Sun Hotel, Pretoria, Republic of South Africa1. SADC Ministers responsible for Environment and Natural Resources, Fisheries and Aquaculture, and Tourism met from 23 to 24 November 2017 in Pretoria,…

Is Zimbabwe’s new president up to the task?

After a tumultuous two weeks of political brinkmanship, Emmerson Mnangagwa was sworn in today as Zimbabwe's new president, replacing the ageing Robert Mugabe who has led the country since independence.In his inauguration at a packed national stadium, Mnangagwa delivered a positive speech promising to "rebuild…