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News South Africa » Finance: South African jazz musician Hugh Masekela dies at 78

News channel or source: https://finance.yahoo.com/news/south-african-jazz-musician-hugh-masekela-dies-78-084859285.html
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

In the 1960s he went into exile in the United Kingdom and the United States, where he collaborated with American jazz legend Harry Belafonte and used his music to spread awareness about the oppressive system of white-minority rule in South Africa.

News South Africa » Finance: South Africa ready to fund free university education: finance minister

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-safrica-education/south-africa-ready-to-fund-free-university-education-finance-minister-idUSKBN1F51PD
Publication date: uesday 16 January 2018

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa is pushing ahead with a plan to offer free university education to students from poor households and will announce funding details in next month’s budget, Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba said on Tuesday. President ...

News South Africa » Finance: South Africa: Standing Committee on Finance Congratulates Reserve Bank Governor on International Monetary and Financial Committee (IMFC) Appointment

News channel or source: https://www.cnbcafrica.com/apo/2018/01/19/south-africa-standing-committee-on-finance-congratulates-reserve-bank-governor-on-international-monetary-and-financial-committee-imfc-appointment/
Publication date: Friday 19 January 2018

The Standing Committee on Finance has congratulated the Reserve Bank Governor, Mr Lesetja Kganyago, on his appointment as the new Chairman of the International Monetary and Financial Committee (IMFC). The Chairperson of the Committee, Mr. Yunus Carrim ...

News South Africa » Finance: Solar steam powers homes – and new jobs – in South Africa

News channel or source: http://news.trust.org/item/20180111030440-2kuzl/
Publication date: hursday 11 January 2018

Workers at the KaXu Solar One power plant in Pofadder, in South Africa's Northern Cape province, stand near parabolic mirrors used to concentrate the sun's heat to create steam and drive power turbines. Photo: Pranab Ghosh/International Finance Corporation ...

News South Africa » Finance: South African finmin says Treasury cannot afford Eskom bailout

News channel or source: https://af.reuters.com/article/investingNews/idAFKBN1F70SM-OZABS
Publication date: hursday 18 January 2018

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa’s Treasury cannot afford to bail out ailing state-run utility Eskom but will take unspecified action soon to tackle the company’s challenges, Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba said on Thursday. Eskom, which supplies ...

News South Africa » Finance: Team South Africa To Restore Investor Confidence At WEF

News channel or source: http://www.bernama.com/bernama/v8/wn/newsworld.php?id=1429902
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

with Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba as the lead Minister and coordinator. The meeting presents South Africa with a platform to showcase its attractiveness as an investment destination and trade partner. From government, the Deputy President is supported by ...

News South Africa » Finance: Eskom could tank SA economy: finance minister

News channel or source: http://www.enca.com/south-africa/eskom-could-tank-sa-economy-finance-minister
Publication date: hursday 18 January 2018

Finance minister Malusi Gigaba made the comment on Thursday during a breakfast meeting ahead of the World Economic Forum (WEF) gathering which takes place in Davos later in January. WATCH: Eskom is welcoming back two embattled senior executives Eskom ...

News South Africa » Finance: South Africa's NUM union says branch leader at Lonmin unit shot dead

News channel or source: https://www.yahoo.com/news/south-africas-num-union-says-branch-leader-lonmin-065756949--finance.html
Publication date: hursday 18 January 2018

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa's National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) said on Friday that its branch chairman at Eastern Platinum Mine, a unit of Lonmin, was shot by unknown assailants and subsequently died in hospital. The shooting is the latest in ...

News South Africa » Finance: South Africa ready to fund free university education: finance minister

News channel or source: http://www.businessinsider.com/r-south-africa-ready-to-fund-free-university-education-finance-minister-2018-1
Publication date: onday 15 January 2018

FILE PHOTO: Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba speaks to members of the media after delivering his medium term budget speech in Parliament Thomson Reuters JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa is pushing ahead with a plan to offer free university education to ...