Trevor Manuel

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Jan 28th, 2014
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The African National Congress (ANC) is expected to confirm today that President Jacob Zuma will be its candidate for president in this year’s elections when it releases its national list. The party has been meeting over the last few days to determine who will represent it in parliament and the ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 17th, 2013
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President Zuma has been facing widespread criticism for his comments on Apartheid and the damage it has wrought on society. Planning Minister Trevor Manuel claims that the time for blaming Apartheid is over, at least for certain failings of government. We’ve put together a handy summary of what can b...
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Oct 31st, 2012
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JOHANNESBURG (AP) — White South Africans earn six times more than black South Africans nearly two decades after the end of apartheid and much remains to be done to reduce the disparities between rich and poor, the president said after the release of the country’s census. “These figures te...
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Sep 18th, 2012
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By Simon Freemantle and Desné Masie On 16 August 2012, 34 miners were killed and nearly 80 injured in confrontations with police, while scores more were arrested and allegedly tortured during a wildcat strike at Lonmin PLC’s Platinum Mine in Marikana, South Africa. The event was breathtakingly tragic...
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Feb 5th, 2012
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Over the years, the South African government has released a plethora of strategies and initiatives in its post-apartheid policy reforms. Many of these recommendations and programmes have evidenced middling success, and even outright failure. The latest such proposal is the National Development Plan, ...
By benim
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May 22nd, 2011
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Australia and South Africa on Sunday jointly called for an end to the International Monetary Fund’s top job being allocated on the basis of nationality, saying it undermined the group’s legitimacy. The IMF is seeking a new managing director after the resignation of France’s Dominiqu...
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Apr 18th, 2011
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JOHANNESBURG – The government spokesman isn’t apologizing for saying race still matters in post-apartheid South Africa, even though his pronouncements on mixed-race South Africans have competed in the headlines with his statements on policy. Jimmy Manyi, who is black, told reporters Monday he h...
By benim
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Mar 15th, 2011
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The Jimmy Manyi saga and the storm around the Employment Equity Amendment Act has seen a lot of shouting and screaming. That’s to be expected. At heart it’s a racial issue and in a country as fractious as South Africa, we can be grateful it hasn’t been worse. But is the ANC turning its back […...
By benim
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Mar 14th, 2011
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The ANC was like “a pack of wolves fighting over a kill”, the DA said on Sunday. The “ugly public spat” between planning minister Trevor Manuel and cabinet spokesman Jimmy Manyi was the latest example of a party “fractured, divided and at war with itself”, said DA national spokeswoman Lindiwe Mazibuk...
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Mar 14th, 2011
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South Africa — Racial issues in South Africa are usually portrayed in black and white, a legacy of apartheid in which blacks were disenfranchised. But South Africa is now rocked by a fierce new debate about racism and the spotlight is on the tense relationship between two racial groups that were both...