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Articles by Ihsaan Abrahams

MOURINHO’S PRAGMATISM REAPING REWARDS FOR UNITED

October 19, 2017 // 0 Comments

LISBON – Accustomed to winning trophies with prolific scoring more than by cagey, safety-first displays, Manchester United fans may have to get used to Jose Mourinho’s preferred strategy if a dour 1-0 Champions League win over Benfica is ...

MYENI OUT AS TREASURY CONFIRMS SAA BOARD CHANGES

October 19, 2017 // 0 Comments

CAPE TOWN – Treasury has now officially confirmed a board shake up at the South African Airways (SAA). Six new members have been appointed to the board and chairperson Dudu Myeni is out. The changes will come into effect on 3 November. View ...

HOME AFFAIRS DEPT TO PROBE MASSIVE DATA BREACH

October 19, 2017 // 0 Comments

PRETORIA – The Home Affairs Department has confirmed that it is investigating a massive data breach which has seen the records of as many as 33 million South Africans exposed on an unsecured internet server. An Australian security developer ...

FBI PROBING GUPTAS OVER CASH FLOWS

October 19, 2017 // 0 Comments

PRETORIA – It has emerged that the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has opened an investigation into the Gupta family related to cash flows between South Africa, Dubai and America. The Financial Times also reports that British ...

JUDGE BLOCKS LATEST TRUMP CURBS ON PEOPLE ENTERING UNITED STATES

October 18, 2017 // 0 Comments

SAN FRANCISCO/WASHINGTON – A US judge on Tuesday blocked President Donald Trump’s latest bid to impose restrictions on citizens from several countries entering the United States, which would have taken effect this week. The open-ended ban, ...

[WATCH] NIGERIAN GOVERNOR’S CONVOY STONED OVER ZUMA STATUE

October 18, 2017 // 0 Comments

JOHANNESBURG – Governor Rochas Okorocha’s convoy was on Monday stoned by angry residents on the streets of Imo in Nigeria for erecting a statue of South African President Jacob Zuma. In a video doing the rounds on social media, residents are ...

MANTASHE: CABINET RESHUFFLE WILL HURT ANC ALLIANCE WITH SACP

October 18, 2017 // 0 Comments

JOHANNESBURG – ANC secretary-general Gwede Mantashe says that President Jacob Zuma’s Cabinet reshuffle, which saw Blade Nzimande being axed as Higher Education Minister, will impact negatively on the alliance between the ANC and the ...

MCKINSEY HALTS WORK FOR SOES

October 17, 2017 // 0 Comments

JOHANNESBURG – Embattled consultancy firm McKinsey has announced that it has suspended all work done for state-owned companies in South Africa until further notice. The company says that the decision comes after a four-month investigation by ...
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